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Three discharged of pelting stone at Sanatan Ashram

Ponda: Three persons were discharged, on Wednesday, of the offence of stone/bottle pelting on Sanatan Sanstha Ashram at Ramnathi and assault on its seekers. The Managing Trustee of the Ashram, Virendra Marathe, filed a private criminal complaint in 2009 accusing Sanket Narvekar Jeetendra Sawanth and Vasanth Bhat of pelting stones/bottles …

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Police teams to be formed for crackdown on food outlets

Panaji: The Goa police will form teams headed by a PSI in every police station to assist the directorate of food and drugs administration in its drive against foreigners who have been running illegal food outlets and not complying with provisions of the Health and Food Safety Act. Sources said …

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DIG advises South Goa police on dealing with public

Margao: Goa Police DIG Paramaditya on Wednesday visited South Goa Police headquarters and briefed Police Inspectors and Police Sub Inspectors from the district on their duties and responsibilities particularly in the wake of the recent incidents where police faced flak for brutally assaulting the public. It may be recalled that …

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Congress to launch ‘Jan Akrosh’ agitation from today

Panaji: The Congress party will launch its taluka-wise agitation ‘Jan Akrosh’ for restoration of Governance in Goa from Thursday. The agitation will be launched at Pernem. AICC secretary and Goa desk in-charge Dr Chellakumar will launch the agitation. “The agitation ‘Jan Akrosh’ will start from December 6 from Pernem bus …

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ATCP to scrutinise how 11 cr sq mts got converted to settlement in RP 2021

Panjim: Sending a strong signal that eco-sensitive zones will not be converted using the 16B amendment to the TCP Act, Town and Country Planning (TCP) Minister Vijai Sardesai said the government will also scrutinise how 11 cr sq metres of land got converted to settlement to benefit Delhiites. Speaking to …

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Numbers match says the state

Panjim: In what could strengthen State government’s case before the Bombay High Court at Goa, the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) has said the Run of Mine (ROM) production of iron ore compiled and reported by Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) is matching with the figures produced by the …

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Cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 1.70 lakh stolen from Laxmi Narayan temple

Mapusa: Thieves struck at the Laxmi Narayan temple at Mapusa and decamped with cash, gold ornaments worth Rs 1.70 lakh during the wee hours of Monday. According to the Mapusa police, the incident came to light on Monday morning when the temple priest noticed the doors of his room were …

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Carry a plastic carry bag, pay that fine

Panjim: A commercial establishment and a fish and chicken vendor were fined Rs 5000 each by the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP)for using plastic carry bags. CCP on Tuesday began its drive to penalize those selling or using plastic carry bags within the capital city jurisdiction. Drive is …

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Govt expected to submit CM’s health report to HC today

Panjim: The State government on Tuesday informed the High Court of Bombay at Goa that it will submit an affidavit before it on Wednesday in connection with a petition on Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s health report. When the petition by activist Trajano D’Mello seeking directions to the government to conduct …

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