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Assolna gram sabha approves mobile tower

Margao: The Assolna gram sabha on Sunday while approving erection of a mobile tower in the village also decided to constitute a committee to survey the migrants living in the village following the suicide committed by one migrant at Taricode recently. The panchayat informed the people that they had written …

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Cong vows to defeat Sopte

Mapusa: Apologising to the people of Mandrem constituency on part of the Congress party for Dayanand Sopte’s switch to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), president of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) Girish Chodankar on Sunday called upon the electorate in Mandrem to vote against him as he has forced the by-poll …

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Curti-Khandepar gram sabha passes resolution for bifurcation

Ponda: The Curti-Khandepar gram sabha on Sunday passed a resolution for bifurcating the panchayat into Curti and Khandepar panchayats. However, Sarpanch Santan Fernandes and Secretary Sushant Naik said that the final decision on the bifurcation could be taken only by convening a special gram sabha. Before that, an awareness of …

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Urgent need of dividers along Madel road connected to Old Market Circle

Margao: Motorists try to find shortcuts to avoid waiting for the green light at a junction. In the case of the Old Market Circle in Margao, some motorists are bypassing the red light by driving on the slip-road along the Old-Market Colva road, taking a U turn and crossing over …

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The retaking of Goem 1,2,3: No BJP CM, no Mgp Cm & dissolution

Panjim/Delhi: The sudden admission of Health Minister Vishwajit Rane about Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s pancreatic cancer just 48 hours after he himself had said that revealing the latter’s nature of the illness was his family’s prerogative is much more than what meets the eye. Even Rane’s urgency to clean up …

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Navelim meeting resolves: revert to ballot paper voting

Margao: Navelim gram sabha on Sunday unanimously resolved to revert to ballot papers for voting in future and demanded doing away with the electronic voting machines. The gram sabha also decided to undertake a survey of the migrants living in the village considering the indecent behavior of some migrants. Voicing …

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Motorists blame PWD for frequent accidents on NH66

Canacona: The National Highway-66 between Gulem and Balli is mostly in the news in recent years for accidents — some of which have claimed lives. This stretch of NH66 has remained narrow despite a many fold increase in traffic in recent years. Commuters say that every household in this region …

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