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MPT air was found moderately polluted 14 times in 10 months

Panaji: The air quality monitoring report prepared by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) shows exceedance of particulate matter (PM10) within the Mormugao port limits between April 2018 and January 2019 and the air quality becoming the worst between November 2018 and January 2019. As per the data, Mormugao …

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Plug the water pipeline leakage

The second corporal work of mercy is “To give drink to the thirsty” which is in the Bible, but there are many parts of the world, even in our own country, where fresh drinking water is scarce or impossible to find. Here in Cortalim (near Thana – Loutolim junction), the …

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Assolna meeting discusses issues plaguing village under ‘any other business

Margao: The Assolna Gram Sabha on Sunday discussed some issues plaguing the village but the discussion was held after the agenda was over and hence technically qualifies to have been taken up under “any other business” as nobody intimated the panchayat earlier that these matters need to be discussed. Four …

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Five arrested for setting three 2-wheelers on fire at Bicholim

Bicholim: Bicholim police on Sunday arrested five persons for setting ablaze three two-wheelers belonging to one Nikhil Prakash Navelkar from Dhabdhaba in Bicholim. According to Bicholim police, Navelkar complained that Ramakant alias Gajendra Sawant from Pilgao in Bicholim along with five others from Bardez late night on Friday, at about …

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Avoid a possible tragedy

On various occasions we come across dry coconut leaves as also dry branches of trees hanging precariously over live electrical wires. The situation tends to be rather undesirable and likely to cause destruction of life and property. During winds there is every possibility of a short circuit taking place sooner …

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Salcete panchayats score low on budget preparation

Margao: Auditors reports on the finances and functioning of all the 30 village panchayats of Salcete taluka have brought to light that budget preparation in these panchayats has been a hotchpotch exercise for a long time now. The reports have said the budgets prepared for the financial year 2017- 2018 …

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Sponsored centenary attire of MMC ruling groups raises eyebrows in Port Town

Vasco: The ruling group of Mormugao Municipality was attired in new suits and festive gowns for the inaugural function of the centenary celebration. This has raised eyebrows in the port town, as the suits and gowns were purchased from sponsorships funds. The ruling group maintains that the suits and gowns …

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Damodar Naik to be President of Managing Committee of Sancoale Comunidade

Margao: The High Court on Monday issued directions to the Administrator of Comunidade that on February 17, Damodar Naik shall be declared as the President of the Managing Committee of the SancoalComminidade. Damodar Naik was the only nominee to the post. The court order states that no fresh nomination shall …

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