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CCP Panaji Election Results 2016

Babush Panel wins 17 wards, BJP 13 wards. List of winning Candidates, CCP Panaji Elections 2016 Ward1, Kanta Shirodkar,(Babush) Ward2, Nazareth Cabral,(Babush) Ward3, Margarida Coelho,(Babush) Ward4, Kishore Sastry ,(BJP) Ward5, Sheetal Naik,(BJP) Ward6, Shubhada Shirgaonkar ,(Babush) Ward7, Rahul Lotlikar,(Babush) Ward8, Reshma Karishetty ,(Babush) Ward9, Ruth Furtado,(Babush) Ward10, Surendra Furtado,(Babush) Ward11, …

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Security beefed up in Goa after terror threat

Panaji:: The state has been put on high alert after central security  agencies alerted  Goa that 10 terrorists belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Jaish-e-Mohammed  have entered India from Pakistan through Gujarat. Goa remained on high alert on the occasion of ‘Mahashivratri’ on Monday as temples and strategic places were …

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Congress in Assembly: Four years of no opposition

Panaji: Four years after it was reduced to single digits in the State Legislative Assembly, the Congress is still to recover from the drubbing. Especially inside the Assembly, the beleaguered Congress has failed to pack a punch as the main opposition. The party’s depleted strength in the Assembly, rebellions, dissent …

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Alina refuses to give up on special status

Panaji: : Minister for Rural Development Alina Saldanha on Monday extended her support to Goa’s Movement for Special Status, which has accused the BJP-led state and central governments of betraying and fooling Goans on the issue of special status. Saldanha, who attended  a  media briefing held by the GMFSS, said, …

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GSCPCR seeks survey of parks for kids, elders

PANJIM: Taking serious cognizance of the dilapidated condition of parks for children and senior citizens, Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked the Directorates of Panchayats and Municipal Administration to conduct a survey of the parks and submit a report. The commission has identified two parks in …

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With 30% rise, tourists cross 5mn mark in 2015

Panaji: The year 2015 registered a 30.54 per cent increase in the number of tourists holidaying in Goa over the previous year. As the tourist season nears its end, Tourism Department released data confirming that the number of domestic and international tourists in Goa last year crossed the five million …

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