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Aap confronts PWD Highway Division over traffic diversion plans

Margao: The PWD National Highways officials don’t seem to have any information of the proposed for diverting traffic due to the Zuari Bridge construction, said AAP Convener Elvis Gomes. He led a group of 30 AAP volunteers to the PWD National Highway Division at Fatorda and questioned them about the …

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Plea on CM’s medical report: petitioner’s counsel likely to make submissions before HC today

Panaji: Advocate Rohit Bras De Sa, the counsel for the petitioner Trajano D’Mello, who has sought to make medical report of the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar public, is likely to make submissions before the High Court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday. The petitioner has sought direction to the Chief …

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Contractor To Insist Upon Diversion Of Traffic From Cortalim To Verna Road For Public Safety And To Finish Work On Schedule

Vasco: Highly placed officials in the office of the contractor of the Zuari bridge have insisted on diversion of the traffic away from the work site from Cortalim to Verna. Officials claim the same is required for larger public safety and also for the contractor to enable completion of the …

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Chimbel Manch vows to oppose IT Park project tooth and nail

Panaji: Chimbel Manch, on Monday, vowed to oppose the IT Park Project – a dream project of IT Minister, tooth and nail. Addressing the media, the Manch condemned the act of the sarpanch of the village panchayat of Chimbel “for not acting within the framework of law” while passing the …

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Mega U-turn: Sudin says his comments on Portugal PM were misinterpreted

Panjim: Stating his comments of the Portuguese Prime Minister were misinterpreted by the media, PWD Minister Ramkrishna (Sudin) Dhavalikar on Monday said the issue cost him seven seats in the Assembly elections. Dhavalikar is facing criticism for his recent tour to Portugal as he had a year ago made a …

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Leaders across party lines to back mining dependants

Panaji: A three-day protest by Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF), an umbrella body of mining dependants, to press for resumption of mining activity in the state will start from December 11 at the Ramlila Maidan and Jantar Mantar in New Delhi wherein several politicians from the ruling benches as well …

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Archbishop calls upon students to work with collaborative efforts

Vasco: The Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao on Monday said that education must communicate human, social and spiritual values, enabling students to become transformed persons. He called upon students to work with collaborative efforts in order to fulfill the dreams in their life. The Archbishop was speaking …

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Time to also recover the mining losses

The case for restarting mining operations in Goa will be taking centre stage in the National Capital for the next three days beginning today, December 11, as about a thousand mining dependents sit in protest in New Delhi, and are expected to be joined by some top political leaders from …

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Youth Congress demands Azgaonkar’s resignation

Panjim: Youth Congress has demanded the resignation of Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar as Sports Minister for growing corruption and favoritism in the department. Addressing media persons on Monday, Goa Youth Congress President Varad Mardolkar accused the Minister of ignoring the Sports Department resulting into mass corruption. “Azgaonkar, who is also Minister …

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Congress slams move

Margao: Congress Party while demanding the government make public the exact plan for the Zuari bridge, alleged the proposal to divert Panjim bound traffic from Kesarval via Vasco was a ploy to help the contractor gobble up government funds. Briefing media persons South Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Joe Dias …

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