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GSL piling work damaging nearby buildings: Residents

Vasco: Residents of buildings near the new project site of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) in Vollant, Vaddem, Vasco have complained of serious damage to the buildings due to the vibrations from the piling work at the site. The people filed a complaint with the Vasco Police, on Wednesday, demanding action …

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Senior state BJP leaders alarmed by dissension

Panaji: Just as the state is awaiting the discharge of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences next month, senior state leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party have expressed grave concern over the dissension and damage through which the party organisation in Goa has been …

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TCP Board meeting postponed

Panjim: The Town and Country Planning (TCP) Board meeting scheduled on Wednesday was postponed as TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai could not chair it due to other engagements. The meeting was to take a call on the Outline Development Plan (ODP) for Calangute and Candolim, which has been opposed by the …

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Power substations to be remotely monitored

Panjim: The power sub-stations in Goa will now be remotely monitored and controlled as the State Government proposes to spend Rs 600 crores to automate the power distribution system across. Move is also on to introduce Time-of-Use (ToU) tariff system, which will help customers to avail lower tariff during non-peak …

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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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Rising level of sea causes panic along Salcete coastline

Margao: Rising level of the sea created a little bit of panic along the Salcete coastline particularly as people are busy erecting the sea shacks permitted by the Tourism Department. In fact the water rose quite alarmingly at Colva the queen of beaches in South Goa. Visitors to the beach …

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Charters drop, give tourism industry anxious moments

Panjim: At a time when Goa’s tourism industry is keeping its fingers crossed, hoping for a good season amidst fierce competition from other affordable destinations, a significant drop in charter flights in the very first month has led to some anxious discussions on whether foreign arrivals will cross last season’s …

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We don’t want speed governors, want exemption: Taxi owners

Panjim: Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo on Wednesday assured taxi owners to write to Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari to exempt their vehicles from installation of speed governors, which has become mandatory as per Supreme Court guidelines. Taxi owners on Wednesday met Lobo with a demand that …

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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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