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Ponda shopkeepers complain of road digging just before rains

Ponda: Despite government deciding not to allow road digging for development work after May 15 due to monsoons, road digging has been taken up near Bank of India in Ponda, on Wednesday. Shopkeepers who are facing server inconvenience complained that the road digging work is causing them loss.Strangely, the BSNL …

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Eduardo sees red in Modi returning to power

Panjim: Former union minister Eduardo Faleiro has expressed apprehensions that the return of the Narendra Modi led NDA government will not be good for the foreign policy as well as domestic policy. Faleiro was addressing a gathering on ‘Solidarity with the people of Palestine’ organised by Goa Study Group in …

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Heavy traffic jam at Chorla Ghat after major mishap

Valpoi: A major accident at Chorla Ghat led to a heavy traffic jam for several hours on Monday. The accident occurred in a sharp turn wherein a truck and a car collided head on. The drivers of both the vehicles suffered severe injuries and were taken to Sanquelim primary health …

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Carmona Panchayat to issue stop work order to project at Olvaddo

Margao: The Carmona Panchayat at its meeting on Wednesday decided to issue stop work order to the commercial project coming up at Olvaddo which has got a technical sanction from the Town and Country Planning Department. The panchayat would also appeal before the Additional Director of Panchayats against the Deputy …

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Results of 2 LS, 4 Assembly seats in Goa today

Panjim: The fate of sitting BJP MPs Shripad Naik and Narendra Sawaikar will be revealed on Thursday, as after a 30-day break, the electronic voting machines will be opened and the votes counted. They have beenchallanged by Congress’ Girish Chodankar and Francisco Sardinha, and AAP’s Pradeep Padgaonkar and Elvis Gomes. …

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Record 92.47% students pass SSC exam

Panjim: The Class X (SSC) batch of 2018-19 has created a record as 92.47 per cent of the students cleared the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) exam held in April last. The percentage last year had stood at 91.27. The Board also set another mark as …

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NSQF helps govt schools achieve good percentile

Panjim: The Central government’s National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF), which was introduced in the government high schools in 2016, seems to have helped the schools to achieve good percentile during the SSC examination. Total 31 government schools have secured 100 percent result as against 21 last year. Also, there are …

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Competition sends pass percentage to new high

Panjim: Competitiveness between students and the hard work of the school managements to improve performance has been reflecting in the incressing pass percentage with Goa Board this time recording the highest pass percentage of 92.47 for the SSC examination. Even though the number of candidates answering the Secondary School Certification …

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Damaged plantation: Sanguem Dy Collector assures action

Sanguem: Sanguem Deputy Collector Ajay Gawade on Tuesday carried out a joint inspection following complaints from the locals alleging damage to the plantations at Verlem Sangini by forest officials. Gawade after the inspection met the villagers and assured to complete the probe by May 28 and furnish the copy of …

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Nathurmal mines allowed to restart mining activities

Panjim: Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) has issued order allowing HL Nathurmal Mines at Harvalem to restart its mining activities with annual iron ore production of 75,000 metric tonnes (MT). State government had last week granted its consent to Nathurmal Mines to start operations after obtaining all the requisite …

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