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Cola p’yat rejects complaint against traditional fishermen

Canacona: Cola panchayat at a meeting convened on Sunday to deliberate on the complaint filed by the villagers over the alleged nuisance created on the Nuvem beach by the traditional fishermen, unanimously decided to back the traditional fishermen as the villagers who complained decided not to attend the meeting over …

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Goa files contempt petition in SC over diversion of Mhadei water by K’taka

Panaji: The Goa government on Wednesday filed a 306-page contempt petition against Karnataka before the Supreme Court on account of gross acts of wilful disobedience of the undertakings and statements made by the neighbouring state on an affidavit before the apex court and the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT). Karnataka …

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UTU members booked for unlawful assembly, restraining employee

Vasco: Dabolim airport police late Monday night registered offences against the members of United Taximen Union (UTU), besides its president Sanjay Naik, for forming an unlawful assembly and furtherance with common object wrongfully restraining an employee of the Goa Miles app-based service operating at the airport. Vasco PI Nolasco Raposo, …

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PM, GoM assure Parrikar of solution to mining imbroglio

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi and discussed the mining matter to find a solution through legal means for early resumption of mining activity in the state. A …

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Heel To Heal’ relaunched

Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Monday, relaunched ‘Heel To Heal,’ Goa government’s comprehensive newborn screening programme after a gap of five years, which will enable the medical practitioners in identifying metabolic disorders amongst the infants and taking measures to ensure the babies lead a healthy life. Goa was the …

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Mamlatdar inspects houses, mining pits at Maulingtad

Bicholim: Taking cognisance of a Herald report, the Bicholim Mamlatdar, Pravinjay Pandit on Monday inspected the houses and the mining pits at Maulingtad, Sanquelim and directed the mining company to take necessary measures to prevent any tragedy. It may be recalled that Herald had mentioned in its report the danger …

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Branded liquor worth Rs 9 L seized at Keri check post

Valpoi: Excise Department officials seized a vehicle carrying branded alcohol to Karnataka illegally, on Thursday.According to excise officials, the vehicle was carrying alcohol from Goa without permit and was stopped at Keri check post in Sattari. “We have seized a vehicle carrying 309 cases of branded alcohol like whisky, Royal …

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Mamlatdar to inspect mining pits and affected houses in Maulingtad

Bicholim: Taking serious note of the report published in Herald about the residents of Maulingtad in Sanquelim fearing flooding due to breach of mining pits, the Bicholim Mamlatdar has ordered an inspection of the site on August 6. Herald reported that the residents and the councilor of Sanquelim Municipal Council, …

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