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Parrikar discharged from AIIMS; arrives in Goa

Panjim: In a sudden turn of events, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar landed in Goa after he was discharged from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, Sunday morning. Parrikar, who was admitted in AIIMS last month for pancreatic cancer treatment, was flown from Delhi to Goa by …

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Palyekar: necessary direction given to coastal police, Coast Guard to tackle illegal fishing

Panaji: Expressing inability to crack down on illegal fishing activity in the River Zuari at the earliest, Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar, on Thursday, said that his department doesn’t have required mechanism at its disposal. Palyekar, however, said that necessary direction has been given to coastal police and Coast Guard to …

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Mopa Airport Development Authority under CM’s chairmanship notified

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will head the Mopa Airport Development Authority (MADA), which was notified as part of the Planning and Development Authority (PDA) in February, this year. The government has notified the 12-member MADA under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister. The members include Secretary Civil Aviation, Revenue, …

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Rampant corruption in Govt: Congress

Panjim: The Congress party has come down heavily on the Goa government over its rampant corruption in various sectors and failure towards public welfare. Pointing at scams in beach cleaning, leasing of GTDC residencies, SEZ, ODP, casinos, etc; the party leaders took on the government for shielding its office bearer …

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Sea water enters shacks on the Candolim-Calangute belt

Calangute: On Wednesday, several tourists visiting the Candolim- Calangute beach stretch witnessed rising water from the sea due to the cyclonic storm brewing in the south-west Arabian Sea.This cyclone created an impact on the sea conditions causing the water level to rise at the beaches. Water entered the shacks placed …

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Usgao villagers march to sub-station; complain of frequent power failures

Ponda: A large number of Usgao villagers led by Usgao Yuva Morcha, an NGO, marched to the Curti power sub-station and complained to the executive engineer that they have been facing frequent power failures, on Wednesday. The villagers questioned the engineer why the power problem is not addressed despite them …

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Underground power cabling, new transformers planned for Mapusa

Mapusa: Various issues pertaining to electricity in Mapusa were discussed at a joint meeting of Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) and electricity officials. During the meeting, the electricity officials informed the elected representatives about various proposals and estimates prepared by the department for improvement of power supply in Mapusa constituency. These …

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2 teachers ‘deputed’ in Usgao govt school after parents’ protest

Ponda: Giving into the demands of parents of children studying in government primary school at Dhaushire-Usgao, who staged a protest over shortage of teachers in the school on Tuesday, the director of education has transferred a teacher from a Tiswadi school to the Usgao school on Tuesday while ADEI, Ponda …

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