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HC ensures park is restored to public

Panjim: The High Court of Bombay at Goa on Monday disposed of a PIL filed by Gourav Jaiswal and NGO Goa Foundation challenging the privatisation of a public park by Shalom Housing Society after taking detailed steps to ensure it was restored to the public. The petitioners had approached the …

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Cong should be happy with decision on CM: Minister

Margao: Asserting that the Goa Forward Party’s contention that a permanent solution be found to the political uncertainty that gripped Goa following Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s illness, was vindicated by BJP president Amit Shah’s tweet, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai opined that even the Congress should be happy with the new …

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Cong in a position to form govt: Luizinho

Margao: Asserting that the government functioning has come to a grinding halt, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro said the Congress is in a position to form the government but declared that he is not in the race to be the chief minister. “I am not in the race to be …

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GU polls on October 30

Panjim: The Goa University Students Council (GUSC) elections for the current academic year will be held on October 30. The council for 2017-18 was ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). The elections, which are normally held in the beginning of the Academic year in August, this year have …

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Bakers to make available wheat poli from October 2

Margao: Over 20 bakers across the state will be supplying the whole wheat ‘poli,’ from the Bakers’ Day, which is observed on October 2, informed the president of the All Goa Bakers and Confectioners’ Association Peter Fernandes on Monday. Addressing the media, Fernandes said that the bakers will also prepare …

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Private bank penalised for leaking confidential information

Panjim: The Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, North Goa has slapped a penalty on a private bank for leaking confidential financial information of its account holder to a ‘third party’ without her consent. Flora Nikira Belle Strain Meyers had approached the Forum seeking justice after her savings bank account details were …

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From AIIMS hospital Parrikar rejigs cabinet

Panjim: After days of speculations, Mormugao MLA Milind Naik and Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral were sworn into the Manohar Parrikar cabinet in a simple ceremony, which was probably for the first time held in the absence of the chief minister. Governor Dr Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and …

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Tense moments at Curti after truck arrives with STP-related machinery

Ponda: Tense moments were witnessed at Curti housing board colony after locals restrained a truck driver on Monday evening. The truck was carrying heavy machinery related to sewage treatment plant. The locals gheraoed the truck driver and questioned how he entered in a restricted zone. As per the information, the …

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Corruption charges, heated exchanges dominate Madgaum Co-op Bank meet

Margao: Allegations of corruption, accusations of misleading shareholders, heated exchanges and verbal intimidation dominated the Annual General Body Meeting of the Madgaum Co-operative Bank Ltd on Sunday. Despite this, all 13 points on the agenda were discussed and approved.After confirming the previous minutes, members raised questions regarding the budget expenditure …

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Disappointed Francis says this is the ‘reward’ for his loyalty

Panjim: Disappointed with being dropped from the cabinet due to ill health, former Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza, who is being treated in the US, said he has been rewarded for his loyalty. “This is the reward for my 20 years loyalty to the party,” D’Souza told Herald through a …

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