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Matruchhaya plans to build Balika Kalyan Ashram at Talauli

Ponda: In order to create an awareness about the work of Matruchhaya, and to add to its list of well wishers from the society, organisation has planned Karya Vistar Sampark Abhiyan from December 1 to 15 across the state, informed the president of Matruchhaya – Board of Trustees, Shrinivas Dempo. …

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Vijai rips into Cong on 16B criticism

Referring to Congress spokesperson Tulio de Sousa’s comments that entire Goa is for sale, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai asked, “Does Tulio not know that individual conversions were done right from his father-in-law’s days?” “Tulio is son-in-law of Dr Wilfred de Souza. When he was CM and chairman of Town Planning …

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Vande Mataram Mahotsav at Ponda

Ponda: Dr K B Hedgewar Vidyalaya, Ponda in collaboration with the Directorate of Art and Culture will organise an all Goa Vande Mataram Mahotsav 2018. The Mahotsav will be celebrated on December 18 from 9 am to 5.30 pm for district level and on December 19 from 2.30 pm to …

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New Vaddem road construction work begins

Vasco: At last New Vaddem residents have a reason to smile as their 40-year-old demand for a road has finally been fulfilled. The work to construct the road in New Vaddem has commenced under the funds received under the 14th Finance Commission. Works have been initiated in all the wards …

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Cops search for Chimbel assault accused

Panjim: Old Goa police have launched an extensive search for six persons on charges of assaulting a resident of Chimbel on Tuesday night. The names of the accused have, however, not been disclosed to the media. Old Goa PI Sudesh Velip said the accused have been charged under sections 143 …

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58,336 quintals of sugar lying unsold at Sanjivani factory

Ponda: The loss-making 46-year-old Sanjivani sugar factory at Dayanandnagar-Dharbandora which is struggling to start its annual crushing season this year seems to have invited more trouble as the factory’s produce of last season is lying unsold in the godown. As per information, the factory had produced around 58,336 quintals of …

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Sudin leaves for Portugal

Panjim: Even as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar remains ill, senior ministers continue their foreign trips. This time it is a PWD delegation led by Minister Ramkrishna (Sudin) Dhavalikar that left for Portugal on Wednesday to study water augmentation in that country. Besides Dhavalikar, PWD principal chief engineer Uttam Parsekar and …

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5, including PSI, suspended in Assolna assault

Panjim: Taking serious cognisance of the assault on seafarer Clint Rebello, the State police has suspended the errant police officials attached to Cuncolim police station after an initial internal inquiry found them guilty of the act. Police Sub Inspector Mahesh Velip and constables Upendra Upaskar, Sandeep Konkre, Gitesh Gaonkar and …

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14 Mopa airport affected families get keys to new houses

Panaji: Union Ayush Minister Shripad Naik and Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Wednesday handed over keys of the newly-built houses for 14 project affected families of Mopa International Airport under the rehabilitation project at Casarvarnem-Pernem. The government in association with GMR Goa International Airport Limited, which is developing the Mopa …

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