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Assonora-Bicholim road land acquisition process kept on hold

Panjim: Public Works Minister Ramakrishna (Sudin) Dhavalikar on Monday ordered to keep on hold the land acquisition process for widening of a stretch of road from Assonora to Bicholim till discussions are held with the villagers and the affected parties. Several villagers from Assonora, Mulgao and Bordem, who were issued …

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Police question cos over medical waste

Margao: MainaCurtorim Police today questioned Anil Kumar Sahoo, manager of Tulip Diagnostics Ltd., Verna in connection with the medical waste and biopsy tissues found in the fields near Coca Cola factory at Verna on Saturday. Earlier police had questioned Dr. RamnikSood of the Sood Laboratory in Panjim to whom some …

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Macasana sarpanch clarifies his absence from Gram Sabha

Margao: Macasana Sarpanch Agnelo Costa, while clarifying that the panchayat cleans up the roadside bushes twice and even thrice if necessary, regretted that the Deputy Sarpanch Feliciana Souza could not answer the gram sabha members properly. He said he had informed in writing to the panchayat and the deputy sarpanch …

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Parents, students stage dharna over teacher’s ‘unusual’ behaviour

Canacona: Irked over the alleged unusual behaviour of a teacher of Government Primary School (GPS), Sristhal and the authorities’ failure to take action, the parents and their wards on Monday staged a dharna in front of the school. The parents dispersed following an assurance from the Deputy Director of Education …

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Loliem gram sabha opposes soil filling for building bridge

Canacona: In the second meeting held for this financial year, the Loliem-Polem gram sabha passed a resolution to oppose the removal of soil filling which was done to facilitate the construction of bridge at the Galgibagha-Mashem river creek. At the meeting, some villagers raised the issue of removal of thousands …

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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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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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Rumblers laid at Sirlim to prevent accidents

Margao: The PWD on Wednesday began installing rumblers at major accident prone stretch of the National Highway in Sirlim near the Our Lady of Merces Chapel. The stretch had taken several lives in the last few years ever since it had been expanded. The locals had been demanded speed beakers …

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