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Chicalim gets cleanest panchayat award

Vasco: The Minister for Panchayati Raj Mauvin Godinho said that the state government is making efforts to increase the funds of panchayat bodies which fall within the radius of Dabolim airport for the purpose of garbage management as Rs 9 lakh will not be enough to cater to the day-today …

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Chemists step up pressure on govt over e-pharmacies

Panaji: Stepping up the pressure on e-pharmacies, chemists in the state on Tuesday urged the government to take all possible action against online sale of medicines including advertisements in print and media by e-pharmacy operators. Members of the association submitted separate memorandums to the north and south Goa district collectors’ …

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Rane joined BJP under threat: AICC secretary

Panjim: In a sensational revelation, All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary and Goa desk in-charge A Chellakumar alleged their former colleague and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane left the party and joined the BJP under threat from its leadership. He claimed Rane had told him about the threat to his family. …

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AAP launches LS poll campaign in S Goa

Margao: Aam Aadmi Party launched its Lok Sabha election campaign in South Goa with two corner meetings in the Navelim constituency that were addressed by its candidate and party’s Goa convener Elvis Gomes,. Pointing out that Pratapsing Rane and Luizinho Faleiro were first elected MLAs when many of the people …

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Home guards, civil defence can play vital role on road safety awareness: DGP

Panaji: Home guards and civil defence can play an important role in creating awareness of not only road safety but also safety to the entire society at large, said Dr Muktesh Chander, Director General of Police. Dr Chander was speaking as the chief guest at the Annual Raising day function …

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Carrasco elected Mapusa comunidade president

Mapusa: Michael Carrasco and Dr Shivanand Gauns have been unanimously elected as the President and Attorney of Mapusa Comunidade, respectively, for a three-year period of 2019-2022. The election was held at the office of the comunidade on Sunday. There was a contest for the post of treasurer, but Leonard D’Souza …

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Guirim Comunidade committee elected

Guirim: Tulio de Souza, Victor Zuzarte and Redento de Souza have been reelected as the president, attorney and treasurer of Guirim Comunidade, respectively, for a three-year period of 2019-2022. The election was held at the office of the comunidade on Sunday. Jerry de Sousa, Patrick Zuzarte and Oswald de Mello …

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Cong slams BJP for taking Parrikar to ‘inspect’ third Mandovi Bridge

Curchorem: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Girish Chodankar hit out at the BJP led government for portraying Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar that he is functioning and working. Speaking after the party’s Jan Aakrosh function at Quepem on Sunday, at Quepem Municipal hall, Chodankar said that it is a disgraceful …

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Shirgao mine urged to take back retrenched workers

Bicholim: Goa Suraksha Manch convener Subhash Velingkar met the retrenched workers of Shirgao mine on Saturday, and demanded that the company take them into service. Fifty-five workers from Shirgao mine have been retrenched by the company. “GSM requests the Shirgao mining company to take these workers back on job so …

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