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Mining dependents protest at the residences of Tendulkar, Sawaikar

Ponda: Hundreds of mining dependents protested in front of the houses of BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar and South Goa MP Adv Narendra Savoikar, on Thursday, demanding resumption of iron ore extraction. Alleging that the two MPs are incapable of resolving the mining issue, the protesters demanded the resignation …

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Canconkars demand closer petrol stations

Canacona: With over 50, 000 residents is home to thousands of motor vehicles reflecting the economic well being of the once economically backward taluka. With so many vehicles on the road it requires fuel filling stations but if one looks at the scenario of location of petrol pumps , it …

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Seraulim residents aghast at brazen illegal construction

Margao: Residents of Seraulim are aghast over a brazen illegal construction that is coming up on comunidade fields just next to the Mungul-Colva road that has recently been widened and the panchayat appears to be not taking any action. Villagers had complained to the panchayat in December about this illegal …

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Restaurant and Beach Club at Vagator gutted in fire

Vagator: Antares Restaurant and Beach Club at small Vagator, Ozran was totally gutted in a major fire on Wednesday evening. However, they were no injuries reported in this incident. The Australian themed beachside restaurant was a wooden structure spread across an area of 1,400 sq mts that was inaugurated in …

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Educational institutions function normally in Curchorem

Curchorem: There was not much effect of Bharat bandh called by All Trade Unions on Wednesday as all the business establishment including banks remained opened for entire day. However, baring few most of the private buses were off the road, KTC buses including shuttle service buses played as per regular …

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Strike partially affects transport, banking services

Panjim: Public transport and banking operations were partially affected in the State as various workers’ unions joined the two-day nationwide strike that concluded on Wednesday. An obvious impact of the strike was seen in Panjim, Mapusa and Ponda as public transport remained off the road. However, 500-odd Kadamba buses, including …

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House gutted in fire at Sanguem

Sanguem: An outhouse owned by Suryaji Gaonkar, at Ambdoi Sanguem was reduced to ashes causing a loss of around Rs 50000. Incidentally, though the fire had spread to his residential house, it was doused by the locals to some extent.Sources informed that Gaonkar and his other family members had gone …

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Blow To BJP: Mahadev makes overtures to Congress for Shiroda ticket

Panjim: Already reeling by the blow from MGP president Pandurang Dhavalikar, who intends to contest the by-elections in Shiroda, the BJP now has to contend with a party leader who has announced he is willing to enter the fray in the constituency on a Congress ticket. In what could upset …

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Ketan elected Margao BJYM president

Margao: The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Margao Mandal held a meeting on Tuesday at South Goa BJP office Margao to select the Margao Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha committee. In a surprising move, the party has elected Ketan Kurtarkar, a 29-year-old councillor of Margao Municipality as the president of the youth …

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