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Shiroda ZP member likely to join Congress party

Panaji/Ponda: Zilla panchayat member from Shiroda Constituency, Jaideep Shirodkar is likely to join the Congress party. Shirodkar, son of former MLA Jaikrishna Shirodkar who was elected on MGP ticket from Shiroda, on Thursday, met All India Congress Committee secretary in-charge of Goa desk Chella Kumar and Goa Pradesh Congress Committee …

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Shirodkar’s exit leaves Congress flock without a shepherd in Shiroda

Ponda: Shiroda MLA Subash Shirodkar’s resignation and his subsequent joining of BJP has caused a leadership vacuum in Congress in that constituency. Though Congress has thousands of loyal supporters in Shiroda, yet the party has no block committee, currently. The previous Block Congress Committee was headed by Amith Shirodkar, the …

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VTS must for transporting minor minerals from Nov 1

Panjim: Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) has said that transportation of minor minerals, without installation of Vehicle Tracking System (VTS) on the vehicles after November 1, would be termed as illegal, irrespective of necessary permits and other documents. In a bid to regulate transportation of minor minerals within the …

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Ramnagar-Colvale residents stage protest over irregular water supply

Mapusa: The residents of Ramnagar in Colvale on Wednesday gathered at the overhead tank to raise their grievance as they are having irregular water supply for the last number of months. The villagers claimed that once the overhead tank is made operational, their water woes will be resolved. The Ramnagar …

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Congress awaiting ‘signals’ from BJP allies on alternative govt

Panaji/Mapusa: Fearing further poaching of its MLAs by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress has herded its remaining MLAs and housed them at a resort in Candolim, and is awaiting the signals from BJP allies on the formation of alternative government. Though Congress party’s strength has been reduced to …

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Pedestrians bear the brunt of indiscipline among motorists

Porvorim: Pedestrians across the State have been subjected severe inconvenience while crossing roads, courtesy, motorists who halt their vehicles on zebra crossings. Traffic rules mandate that no motorist should stop his or her vehicle on pedestrian crossings; that they slow down while approaching a pedestrian crossing. The fine for halting …

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At the moment, there is no vacancy of CM in state: Mauvin

Vasco: With the swift political development in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now prepared for all the eventualities, said the Panchayati Raj Minister and Dabolim MLA Mauvin Godinho, on Tuesday, and reiterated that “at the moment, there is no vacancy of Chief Minister in Goa.” Godinho was …

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GTDC demolishes part of ‘illegal’ structure at Vagator beach

Mapusa: Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), on Tuesday, undertook the demolition of a part of the ‘illegal’ structure built at the Vagator beach. A local, who has allegedly encroached on the GTDC land, has been given five days’ time to restore the land to its original condition. The GTDC had …

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