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25 students fined for speeding

Bicholim: Taking serious cognizance of the accident on Thursday at Bicholim, in which a businessman and his son were injured, the local police initiated action against errant two-wheeler riders this week and fined around 25 students for rash and negligent riding and not for possessing licence and valid documents. Bicholim …

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Three injured in Bicholim accident

Bicholim: Three persons were injured in an accident that took place at Bicholim on Thursday afternoon between a motorcycle and a scooter. According to Bicholim police, one Dnyneshwar Ramakant Alvi (53) had come to pick up his son Shivank (14) at one of the high schools at Bicholim. When he …

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Ambassador Mazumdar visits GSL

Vasco: Jaideep Mazumdar, the Indian Ambassador to the Philippines, visited Goa Shipyard Ltd on Tuesday. GSL CMD B B Nagpal conducted the ambassador around the shipyard and apprised him of the various shipbuilding, ship repair activities and the expertise available at GSL, besides the recent Export Projects, successfully completed by …

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Govt open to reviewing Sarzora land conversion: Vijai

Margao: TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai on Thursday said that the government was open to reviewing approvals to a particular case in Sarzora if the panchayat’s objections were valid. Speaking at a function to commission a sewerage project at Fatorda, Sardesai said the TCP amendment 16B brought to effect individual land …

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Remarkable improvement in compliance of helmet rule

Panjim: The Goa Police claims to have recorded a remarkable improvement on the compliance of helmet rule by the two-wheeler riders while it also contemplates to extend the rule to pillion riders as well. A sample survey carried out last month indicates that compliance with helmet rule is highest in …

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After deficit rainfall, Oct-Nov hottest in 10 years

Panjim: Climate change could be having a larger impact on Goa’s weather than thought of and the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) intends to conduct a scientific study to assess the same. After a deficit rainfall trend over the last five years, the first two months of the winter season – …

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Surla villagers want liquor licence hearing expedited

Panjim: Villagers of Surla in Sattari taluka on Tuesday met the Excise Commissioner requesting that the hearing on cancellation of liquor licences in their village be expedited. Residents of the village are opposing the continuing or conducting of any liquor trade within the village and demanding revocation of the licences …

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SWPL to conduct study source of pollution

Panjim: The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has directed M/s South West Port Ltd (SWPL) to conduct source apportionment study to identify and quantify the source of pollution from each of the activity that will be carried out at berth 5A and 6A of …

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