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Parsekar in revolt mode; says BJP taking him lightly

Panjim: Days after the ruling BJP snubbed him to induct opponent Dayanad Sopte into party fold, former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has now indicated he would rebel against the party in the forthcoming by-elections. Congress’ former MLA Dayanand Sopte, who defeated Parsekar in Mandrem, resigned from the party to join …

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Congress to approach the disgruntled

Panjim: The Congress Legislative party (CLP) has decided to approach disgruntled BJP leaders in Mandrem and Shiroda constituency for support to ensure defeat of their former MLAs and defectors Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar for the upcoming by-elections. CLP led by Chandrakant Kavlekar on Tuesday held its meeting to chalk …

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Dabolim youth conduct drive in New Vaddem

Vasco: Youth of Dabolim, under the guidance of Youth Congress leader Mahesh Bhandari and his team, conducted an insecticide spraying drive in New Vaddem residential area. The drive was aimed at vector-borne diseases free healthy environment for the areas. The drive got lot of response with people coming ahead and …

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HC moved against Narkasura effigy competitions

Panjim: Two Panjim residents have moved the High Court of Bombay at Goa seeking its intervention in the upcoming Narkasur effigy competitions. Advocate Rui Ferreira and Sanjay Sarmalkar have appealed against granting permission/allowing holding of the Narkasura effigy competition parade on the roads in front of Mahalaxmi Temple and Immaculate …

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Stop pollution within 15 days or face closure: Cuncolkars to steel units

Cuncolim: Cuncolim residents along with Cuncolim MLA Clafasio Dias have served a 15-day ultimatum on steel plants in the Cuncolim Industrial Estate to stop pollution or to face closure. The MLA had contacted Goa State Pollution Control Board to inspect the steel plants which he alleged were responsible for releasing …

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Assonora-Bicholim road land acquisition process kept on hold

Panjim: Public Works Minister Ramakrishna (Sudin) Dhavalikar on Monday ordered to keep on hold the land acquisition process for widening of a stretch of road from Assonora to Bicholim till discussions are held with the villagers and the affected parties. Several villagers from Assonora, Mulgao and Bordem, who were issued …

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Police question cos over medical waste

Margao: MainaCurtorim Police today questioned Anil Kumar Sahoo, manager of Tulip Diagnostics Ltd., Verna in connection with the medical waste and biopsy tissues found in the fields near Coca Cola factory at Verna on Saturday. Earlier police had questioned Dr. RamnikSood of the Sood Laboratory in Panjim to whom some …

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Francis to return back from US tomorrow

Mapusa: Mapusa MLA Francis D’Souza is on Wednesday likely to return back to the state from the US where he was undergoing treatment since August. It may be recalled that D’Souza had travelled to Mumbai for routine check-up in July where he was asked to undergo some medical test. The …

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Macasana sarpanch clarifies his absence from Gram Sabha

Margao: Macasana Sarpanch Agnelo Costa, while clarifying that the panchayat cleans up the roadside bushes twice and even thrice if necessary, regretted that the Deputy Sarpanch Feliciana Souza could not answer the gram sabha members properly. He said he had informed in writing to the panchayat and the deputy sarpanch …

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Cabinet to discuss investment promotion area tomorrow

Panaji: The cabinet meeting convened on October 31 is expected to discuss demarcation and notification of land admeasuring 28,000 sq mts in the Calangute village as an ‘Investment Promotion Area’, and take decision on appointment of 132 para teachers for a period of ten months by enhancing monthly remuneration from …

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