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Tiracol project: revenue dept examining panel report

Panaji:State revenue department is examining the report on disputed land of proposed hotel and golf course project at Tiracol-Pernem, submitted by the fact-finding committee. The government has appointed single-member committee headed by senior civil service officer Sandip Jacques to investigate whether the land acquired for the Tiracol golf course project …

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Budget likely to focus on job creation

Panaji: The Budget session of the Goa Legislative Assembly will commence on March 14. The Budget is likely to focus on employment creation as promised by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar recently. This would be Parsekar’s second budget and the ruling coalition’s last before the State goes to the polls either …

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Sardana accuses ATS of torturing him

Vasco : The arrested terror suspect Sameer Sardana, whose police  custody was extended by four days on Monday, told   the judicial magistrate first class,  Vasco,  that he was being harassed and tortured by investigating agencies. He claimed that he is absolutely innocent and is not involved in any anti-national activities. …

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Ponda SDH doesn’t merit sub-district status

While the Ponda sub-district hospital has treated many patients, especially those from low- and middle-income groups, locals have complained that it lacks vital services and facilities. They said that this compels them to travel to GMC, Bambolim, which is 35 kms away from Ponda, for critical medical services. Incidentally, Ponda …

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Mapusa Carnival car released by traffic cops

Mapusa : Mapusa traffic police, on Monday, released the Carnival car belonging to the Carvalho family, which was attached for not having displayed number plate properly and changing colour while it was on its way to participate in Panaji parade. It must be noted here that the car had in …

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Scores enjoy Vasco float parade

Vasco: Thousands of revellers filled the streets of Vasco on Monday to witness the colourful Carnival floats. King Momo read his decree of fun and merriment. The Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar flagged off the King Momo float parade organised by the Vasco Carnival Committee-2016 in the presence of Power Minister …

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