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Revolutionary Goans sow paddy on 600 square metres of land

Margao: Revolutionary Goans on Tuesday sowed ‘kuddit’ a local variety of paddy seed on 600 square metres of land offered to them by the owner Antonio Braganza under a programme titled “Ek Dis Xetaan”. The youngsters first prepared the field by using a power tiller and the field was well …

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But..what about us

The people of Davorlim and Dicarpale fear they will face all kinds of troubles including noise pollution and traffic jams if the government sets up the educational hub in their village. This they feel will not give them any tangible benefits. As the plan is to relocate schools presently operating …

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Vijai tells Kamat to withdraw defamation case

Margao: TCP minister Vijai Sardesai on Monday asked Goa Forward Party, spokesperson, Durgadas Kamat to withdraw the defamation case filed against some persons for their attempts to malign Sardesai’s image via social media. Kamat had filed a complaint after the NGO Savera had filed a complaint against Sardesai when a …

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‘Stop illegal beef transportation’

Ponda: Govansha Raksha president Hanumanth Parab has filed complaint with Ponda Deputy Collector requesting him to direct the Collem Police follow the rules of Goa Government with regards to Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act and to stop the illegal transportation of beef from Karnataka to Goa via Mollem checkpost. …

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State-level Workshop on Digitization of books held at Dhempe College of Arts & Science.

Panaji,  22nd June 2018: A day long state level workshop on Book Digitization & E-books was held at Dhempe College of Arts & Science, Miramar Goa,  Organized by college Library along with Information Science Department. The participants included the librarians & assistance librarians from Colleges & Universities across state of …

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Maharashtra man held for cheating 129 investors in Goa

Panaji: Goa police has arrested Shivram Tambe, 49, resident of Kalyan, Maharashtra, for his involvement in the conspiracy for allegedly cheating around 129 investors to the tune of Rs 3 crore in the state of Goa. Police said that the accused was traced in Thane, Maharashtra, by the Goa police …

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Landslide at Borim as rain loosens soil, no casualties

Ponda: A large portion of a hill at Shirshirem-Borim collapsed on Sunday. Around 10m of the hill, 3.5m from the Borim-Ponda main road was cut to construct a road after last year’s monsoon. Soil along the newly-constructed road was loosened with the incessant rain. A similar incident occurred recently at …

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Old Market Circle signals, the right way to control traffic?

I am a daily commuter from Colva to Margao and I encounter the Old-Market Circle (wrongly called the Colva circle) everyday. Multiple times some days. In my view, the recently installed traffic signals seem to be working quite fine, contrary to popular rants about how the signal installation has made …

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Dhatre villagers irked with snapping of power cables

Sanguem: The villagers residing in Dhatre ward of Bhati village panchayat in Sanguem taluka are literally sore over the frequent snapping of power cables for the last three months. The villagers residing at Dhatre are also irked over the failure of the successive governments in providing them a motorable access. …

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