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Distillery raided at Sancoale.

Vasco: The Legal Metrology Department raided Gemini Distilleries Pvt Ltd at IDC Sancoale and seized Bols Brandy bottles that contained less alcohol than the mentioned amount. The Legal Metrology, Vasco, raided the distillery to determine the error in the alcohol quantity. They tested the net content and found that the …

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No pension for 64,000 DSSS beneficiaries.

Panjim: As many as 64,000 beneficiaries of Dayanand Social Security Scheme (DSSS) in the State have been left without their monthly pension, thanks to the lack of awareness by Goa government on the new Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) system on submitting account details. The Social Welfare Department (SWD) has …

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Protests affect off-shore casinos.

Panjim: The business of the off-shore casino industry has been hit in the last two days owing to a massive protest held by traditional fishermen demanding immediate ban on the unnatural ways of fishing. With canoes parked in River Mandovi, blocking the entire channel, the off-shore casinos found it hard …

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SBI subsidiary to attach Mallya’s Candolim villa.

Panaji: North Goa Collector Nila Mohanan on Thursday said that the mamlatdar of Bardez taluka, within the next six days would make all arrangements including required police force, for allowing the SBICAP Trustee Company Ltd (SBICTCL) to attach the Kingfisher Villa owned by Vijay Mallya, located at Candolim. It may …

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Mandovi, sal blocked by angry fishermen.

Panjim/Cuncolim: Over 500 traditional fishermen took to the streets in the capital on Wednesday to protest the government’s failure to take action against the “unnatural fishing methods” used by sections of the fishing community. The protestors, under the banner of Goenchea Ramponkarancho Ekvott (Unity of Goan Traditional Fishermen), also left …

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