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False assurances given on early resumption of mining: MLOA

Vasco: The members of the Mormugao Launch Owners Association (MLOA) have alleged that the state and central governments must stop making a mockery of mining dependents by giving false assurances over early resumption of mining in the state. The members of the MLOA have charged the state and the central …

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MGP, BJP meet to iron out issues

Panjim: A day after MGP filed a disqualification petition again Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte in the High Court of Bombay at Goa, the BJP core committee leaders met the regional outfit leaders to break the deadlock. MGP president Pandurang (Deepak) Dhavalikar told Herald that the BJP core committee State …

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MGP move stirs unease amongst coalition partners

Panjim: A day after MGP filed a petition seeking disqualification of two saffron party leaders and pointing to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s health condition before the High Court, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the move has stirred uneasiness amongst the other coalition partners. MGP, the alliance partners …

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Khaunte’s outburst indication that administration has collapsed: NGO

Panjim: The public outburst by Rohan Khaunte, the face of the Group of 6, against his own government is a clear indication that the administration has collapsed, claimed Lokancho Aadhar on Tuesday. “The attack is directly on the Chief Minister who holds the key portfolio of Finance. With such a …

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Mobile training unit launched for medical students

Panjim: A mobile training unit was launched for the students of Goa Medical College at Bambolim on Tuesday. The unit will be stationed at GMC for four days which will provide students with exposure in suturing and various others in terms of laparoscopy and training in the mobile units. “The …

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Senior bureaucrats should be probed for corruption: Lobo

Calangute: There is a need for conducting an investigation into the “corruption committed by some senior bureaucrats in state,” said Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, and added that they have amassed assets disproportionate to their known source of income during their many years of service, and so have become lethargic and …

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Civil society members give 48 hours to CM to quit

Taleigao: Around 70-80 members of civil society along with Congress MLAs, NCP and Shiv Sena representatives on Tuesday took out a protest march to the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s private residence at Taleigao and submitted a representation to the SDM demanding that Parrikar should quit in 48 hours’ time, failing …

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Rs 9 lakh stolen from ATM at Arambol

Mapusa: Yet another incident of theft from ATM was reported in the Pernem taluka on Tuesday as some unknown person targeted the ATM booth of a nationalised bank along the main road at Arambol, and decamped with cash amounting to Rs 9.06 lakh. According to the Pernem police, the incident …

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Mining workers meet Bicholim MLA over restarting ore extraction

Bicholim: At least 50 mining workers from Bicholim on Tuesday met the local MLA Rajesh Patnekar seeking clarification over the Central government supposedly refusing to amend Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act to restart mining in the Goa. Initially, the workers gathered at the old bus stand in the …

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Cong ‘working’ on becoming party to MGP’s plea

Panaji: Welcoming the move of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, that has filed a petition in the High Court to quash and set aside a decision taken whereby the Speaker of Goa Assembly accepted resignations of Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte from the membership of state legislative Assembly, the Congress on …

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