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Property worth Rs 1.5 lakh gutted in Colvale fire

Colvale: A short circuit led to a minor fire in the office of Manguesh Saw Mill, Opposite Colvale jail on Monday late evening. However, there were no injuries reported in this incident. The timely intervention by the Mapusa Fire Department helped in extinguishing the fire. The department has pegged the …

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Two escape with minor injuries in Guirim truck-car mishap

Mapusa: Two senior citizens sustained minor injuries after a truck dashed against their car on the national highway at Guirim on Tuesday morning. According to Mapusa police, the accident took place at around 11.15 a.m when the car was proceeding from Porvorim to Mapusa while the loaded truck was also …

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Complaint against Cong Mahila chief

Panjim: A women’s NGO has lodged a complaint against Mahila Congress President Pratima Coutinho, for disclosing the identity of a victim of molestation, who is also minor. The Congress leader has been accused of disclosing the identity of the victim and her family during the former’s visit to the victim’s …

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Fire at Bank of Maharashtra, no major damage

Panjim: A fire broke out in the Bank of Maharashtra-Zonal Office in Panjim early Monday morning. Intervention by fire officials averted a possible major mishap, no casualty was reported. Fire and Emergency Services (FES) Officers said a fire brigade was rushed to the spot on receiving a call and the …

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Davshirem primary students, parents protest shortage of teachers

Ponda: Protesting in front of Government Primary School, Davshirem-Usgao over the shortage of teachers, around 85 students along with their parents on Monday threatened to boycott classes for an indefinite period from July 17 onwards if the Education Department fails to recruit five teachers. According to PTA president Ulhas Satarkar, …

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2-wheeler thieves remanded to police custody

Margao: The two persons from Kerala Jamshed Tarkal and Tony John James, who were arrested yesterday by Margao Town Police for stealing two wheelers, have been remanded to four days police custody today. It may be recalled that Margao Town Police, with the help of CCTV camera footage, identified the …

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Mango vendor detained for obstructing traffic

Margao: A mango vendor Marlon Fernandes was detained on Sunday and his car was seized for selling mangoes, which according to Margao police caused obstruction to traffic. According to Fernandes, when he was selling mangoes after parking his car in a private property at around 1 pm on Sunday, two …

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Heavy rains in Canacona keep fire personnel on toes

Canacona: Moderate to heavy rains lashed Canacona taluka on Saturday resulting in water logging and trees getting uprooted at different places in Canacona. The fire and emergencies office at Canacona said it received three calls of trees getting uprooted at different locations in and around Canacona taluka. In the first …

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South Goa witnesses 97 road accidents in last six months

Margao: During the six months this year in Fatorda constituency jurisdiction in all 97 road accidents were reported which claimed the lives of 7 persons. Police inspector of Fatorda police station Navlesh Dessai said that from January 1, 2018 till June 30 in all 97 accidents were reported and 7 …

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