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Yes, CM has cancer but he is improving: Tendulkar

Panjim: Admitting that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is suffering from pancreatic cancer, State BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar reiterated that the CM is recovering and there is no need for him to step aside. “The Health Minister has announced that Parrikar has cancer and I am not denying that but the …

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Mandrem BJP workers under Parsekar’s leadership will get me elected: Sopte

Mapusa: BJP supporters of Mandrem under the leadership of former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar will get me elected in the bypoll said former Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopte. Speaking to the media, Sopte said that 80 percent of BJP supporters have pledged their support to him. Dayanand Sopte in the presence …

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Miscreants set fire to MSWTP dry waste facility

Vasco: Mormugao Municipal Council chairperson Kritesh Gaonkar has suspected foul play into the fire incident at the dry waste facility of Mormugao Solid Waste Treatment Plant (MSWTP), Headland-Sada during the wee hours on Monday. MMC chairperson Gaonkar said that as per available information from deputy chairperson Shashikant Parab, some miscreants …

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Parents, students stage dharna over teacher’s ‘unusual’ behaviour

Canacona: Irked over the alleged unusual behaviour of a teacher of Government Primary School (GPS), Sristhal and the authorities’ failure to take action, the parents and their wards on Monday staged a dharna in front of the school. The parents dispersed following an assurance from the Deputy Director of Education …

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Withdraw and then threaten govt, Gaude tells MGP

Panjim: Minister and Independent MLA Govind Gaude has alleged that MGP is blackmailing the coalition government. “Whatever stand has been taken by MGP should be done by withdrawing support (from the government). It is not correct to threaten and blackmail the government by being a part of the ruling coalition. …

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Is it legal asks the Congress

Panjim: As the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) is yet to respond to Congress’s appointment with ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the opposition has questioned the constitutional validity of holding a cabinet meeting at home. Addressing media persons on Monday, Congress spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu said that though Health Minister Vishwajit Rane …

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Loliem gram sabha opposes soil filling for building bridge

Canacona: In the second meeting held for this financial year, the Loliem-Polem gram sabha passed a resolution to oppose the removal of soil filling which was done to facilitate the construction of bridge at the Galgibagha-Mashem river creek. At the meeting, some villagers raised the issue of removal of thousands …

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Chicalim villagers want traffic signals at Vales junction rectified

Vasco: The traffic signals at Vales junction and sewerage network facility were some of the issues discussed in the gram sabha meeting of the Chicalim village panchayat held on Sunday. A gram sabha member Pratap Mardolkar raised the issue of dangerous roundabout at Vales junction at Alto Dabolim. “The roundabout …

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Goa Dairy temporarily stops procuring milk from outside

Ponda: Considering the flush season in the state, Goa Dairy has stopped its milk procurement from outside the state since the last week of September. It is for the first time in the last ten years that Goa Dairy has taken such a decision. With this decision to temporarily stop …

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