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Excavation skirts PWD water tank at Bogmalo

Vasco: The excavation at Bogmalo today reached dangerously close to the balancing water reservoir of the PWD on the road side. The excavation was halted again and the operator of the machine fled the scene. The PWD has also inspected the area. Herald had highlighted the work of excavation presently …

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Not a regular occurrence: Gram sabha

Panjim/Margao: The Directorate of Panchayat has decided to seek a report from all 191 village panchayats (VPs) with regards to holding of the Gram Sabha’s as mandated under the Goa Panchayat Raj Act. As per the Act, panchayat’s are bound to hold four ordinary meetings of the Gram Sabha any …

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Sanguem WRD office in total mess

Sanguem: The office Water Resources Department in Sanguem is in total mess and monsoon water from roof top is found entering the premises on all sides. The corners and the side walls of the premises are the worst hit with monsoon water almost pouring inside the premises when it rains. …

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Maina, Curtorim celebrates Handdi Khuris feast today

Historically, Goa is known as a spiritual place with churches, temples and other religious structures abounding the whole state. Normally, no inauguration of any venture, project or agricultural practice takes place without invoking God’s blessings. One such occasion whereby we experience the connection between religion and the agricultural practices is …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more: Former Prime Minister passes away at 93

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP stalwart passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the national capital on Thursday. He was 93. The premier institute, where a stream of leaders across party lines visited Vajpayee since morning, announced …

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Saptah kicks off at Vasco

Vasco: The 119th Shree Damodar Bhajani Saptah, begun on Thursday after the installation of the sacred shrifal (coconut) in the Damodar Sal at Vasco. The Saptah is the biggest festivities that Vasco has been witnessing for the last over 100 years and the excitement has been only increasing every year. …

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Salgoni and Verlem fear being cut off from rest of the world

Sanguem: Due to continuous rains since last two days, fears are expressed by the villagers residing in the remote hilly areas of Salgoni and Verlem in Netravali Panchayat of their villages being cut off from Netravali. Netravali Sarpanch Rajini Gaonkar informed that due to heavy rains, loose mud all along …

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Mhadei verdict is victory for Goa: Vijai

Margao: Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardessai said the verdict of the Mhadei Tribunal was a victory for Goa and reiteration of the State’s stand and further said the reaction of Karnataka government and chief minister was an indication that it was a loss to that State. Speaking to media persons, he …

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