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Dependents decide to intensify agitation for restarting mining

Ponda: The Goa Peoples Mining Dependent Front (GPMDF) has decided to intensify agitations by various means, at a meeting held at Usgao on Sunday. Presided over by GPMDF leader Puthi Gaonkar, observed that the condition of mining dependents is worsening day by day in absence of mining activities; that the …

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Vasco shopkeepers adhere to ban on plastic carry bags

Vasco: Traders and shopkeepers in Vasco have adhered to the ban on plastic bags imposed by the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. They have welcomed the decision of MMC to implement a total ban on plastic carry bags beginning from Saptah celebration and continuing the same …

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The Ganesha Dekhavas Of Mashel

Professor and historian Prajal Sakhardande is known for the various heritage walks and tours he participates in and organises. Lately, Prajal has been part of a tour in his own village, Mashel, by Soul Travelling as part of ‘Exploring Marcel’ trip. Buoyed by the festivities that are reverberating throughout the …

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Sanguem lease holders to keep shops closed on September 18

Sanguem: In view of the two-day ultimatum served by the Sanguem Municipal Council (SMC) on the shopkeepers to pay the rent arrears by September 19, the aggrieved lease holders on Monday decided to keep their establishments closed on September 18. The decision was taken at the Sanguem Shopkeepers’ Association meeting.The …

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Tableaus highlight several issues at Adpoi Ganesh idol immersion procession

Ponda: It was an impressive sight as the five-day Ganesh idol immersion procession at Adpoi witnessed the participation of thousands of devotees with the tableaus highlighting several issues affecting the common man. The themes centred on the current issues in the state such as pothole ridden roads, formalin-laced fish and …

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Two fires cause loss of Rs one lakh in Mapusa

Mapusa: The personnel from the Mapusa Fire Department were kept on their toes are as they responded to several fire and emergency services calls from a large area. A short circuit led to a minor fire in two rental rooms near Maruti Temple, Khorlim on Monday morning. The timely intervention …

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Parrikar’s absence will adversely affect governance, feels industry

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ill-health and the subsequent political turmoil over his absence is likely to affect governance, according to members of the Goan industry. The Chief Minister’s extensive charge of around 30 portfolios will affect administration in those departments, said local businessmen and unit owners on Monday. Goa …

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2 MGP MLAs deny moves to split the party

Panjim: Political circles were abuzz Monday morning speculating whether two MGP MLAs – Manohar Azgaonkar and Deepak Pawaskar – would switch allegiance to the BJP after the duo was seen huddled in the same hotel where the national party’s Central observers had checked in. Sources revealed that both MLAs met …

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‘Illegal excavation’ works within 100 mts of Chandreshwar Temple

Margao: Natural rock formations in front of Chandreshwar Boothnath Temple in Paroda have been broken down by the temple committee as a part of the site clearance works for the construction of a new Deepsthamb (lamp tower). The massive round boulders, which measured around 5-10 feet and were an intrinsic …

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