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BJP delegation to meet Sudin

Panaji: The central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party has seriously viewed the pressurising tactics of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), which is the coalition partner of its government in the state, and a delegation of the local office bearers of the BJP led by its state president Vinay Tendulkar …

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Overhead power wires snap, Ponda citizens man traffic

Ponda: Alert citizens including a doctor on Monday played an altogether different role of manning traffic near old RTO office at Ponda for an hour following snapping of overhead electricity wires by a container truck. The incident took place at around 11.30 am when suddenly the overhead electricity wires near …

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Police foil bid to create communal tension in Margao

Margao: Uneasy calm prevailed in Gogol housing board after a clash between two groups over the lighting of a mosque. The Fatorda police have arrested nine youth. The clash left one person injured while a couple of two wheelers were damaged in the incident. Fatorda police said that around 9 …

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Varca villagers for ballot system, hike in panchayat members salary

Margao: The Varca gram sabha on Sunday resolved to write to the Chief Election Commissioner and demand for general elections to be conducted on ballot papers instead of EVMs as the latter were prone to being tampered with. The gram sabha members unanimously resolved that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were …

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Kavlekar for special Assembly session

Panaji: Stating that if the mining crisis is not resolved at the earliest then it may lead to social unrest, Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, on Monday, wrote to the Governor Mridula Sinha and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, urging them to convene a special session of the state Legislative Assembly …

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Solve Panjim parking problems

Vehicles parked right on the pavement on Cunha Rivara road and near the statue of Abbe de Faria are regular features. Why are even tourist vehicles not scared of following traffic discipline? What is this mess in Panjim? No traffic discipline, no parking spaces, unused vehicles languishing for years, parking …

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