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10 more dengue cases detected in Priol

Ponda: Ten more dengue cases were detected in the Priol village over the last week taking the tally to 24 positive cases. The suspected dengue cases have increased to 64 from 52 in the last week. Confirming about the detection of 10 more dengue positive cases in Priol, Marcaim health …

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Candolim villagers at odds with Lobo over roads under ODP

Candolim: Outline development plan (ODP), garbage disposal, and improper recording of minutes were the main issues that were hotly debated at Sunday’s gram sabha held at the Candolim panchayat ghar. Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, who is also the North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) chairman, who was present at …

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After minor tweaks to signal system, traffic at Colva circle breathes easy

Margao: Traffic movement at the Colva circle has seen considerable improvement over the last few days, which the traffic police have attributed to some systemic adjustments made to the electronic traffic signals. The traffic signaling system has been tweaked to enable manual intervention to change the signals as and when …

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Keriya-Khandepar road to be opened for certain hours

Ponda: Following the locals’ demand and assurance of PWD Minister Ramakrishna Dhavalikar, the Public Works Department (PWD) has decided to reopen the Keriya-Khandepar stretch of Ponda-Belagavi highway partially for light vehicles from Monday. “The work of the downhill clearing and preparing the road for traffic is still in progress and …

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Minister’s compound wall is within prohibited area: ASI

Panjim: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Goa has written to the Additional Director General of Archaeology in New Delhi over Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar’s unapproved construction of compound wall and landscape enhancement within the prohibited area near the Basilica of Bom Jesus at Old Goa. The Superintending Archaeologist of …

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