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Leopard cub injured while crossing road at Mayem

Sankhali: Animal rescue squad, Bicholim, on Wednesday late night, rescued a three-month-old leopard cub which was hit by an unknown motorcycle and handed it over to the forest department. According to information provided by ARS chief Amrut Singh, the incident occurred on Wednesday night at Kelbaiwada-Mayem.  The motorcycle hit the …

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WISL workers protest nonpayment of salaries

Vasco: Around 400 workers of Western India Shipyard Ltd (WISL), along with members of the Aam Aadmi Party and Shiv Sena, held a massive rally from Headland Sada to Vasco on Thursday morning to protest the nonpayment of salaries for the last ten months. The rally culminated in a meeting …

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Special Cadre for Goa under examination: Minister

Panaji: Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr Jitendra Singh said Goa’s request for a separate administrative cadre was being examined by the Centre. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik, …

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CM: will not push for separate cadre

Panaji: Stating that absence of its own all India services cadre provides Goa with the flexibility of choosing as well as refusing civil service officers from a large pool of such officers, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday said that even though the Centre is considering creation of a separate …

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2 found positive for monkey fever in Dharbandora

Ponda: Two persons have been found to be positive for monkey fever or Kyasanur Forest Disease at Sancorda in Dharbandora taluka.    Also, another person is suspected to be carrying the same disease. Piliem primary health centre officer Sandesh Madkaikar informed that the three persons first visited the centre for fever …

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