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Complaint lodged as heaps of garbage found dumped along Bastora-Moira road

Mapusa: After vigilant residents of Moira brought to notice of the panchayat the dumping of garbage along the main road from Bastora to Moira near the bridge, a police complaint was registered against unknown persons on Sunday. Heaps of garbage comprising of wet and dry waste including debris, various types …

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Mopa Airport Development Authority under CM’s chairmanship notified

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will head the Mopa Airport Development Authority (MADA), which was notified as part of the Planning and Development Authority (PDA) in February, this year. The government has notified the 12-member MADA under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister. The members include Secretary Civil Aviation, Revenue, …

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Bringing the magic back in storytelling!

In the burgeoning space of storytelling in India, there has emerged a professional from Goa who is craving a name for herself – Melina Lobo.She describes herself as a self-made businesswoman with a unique service: Storytelling, which entertains as well as educates kids to become better versions of themselves. Melina …

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Kamat launches beautification work of Powerhouse circle

Margao: Margao MLA Digambar Kamat while commissioning the work of constructing the traffic island, hot-mixing the roads and beautification of the areas surrounding the Power House circle also known as the Davorlim junction disclosed that there are plans to have a flyover to replace the existing rail overhead bridge at …

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Power substations to be remotely monitored

Panjim: The power sub-stations in Goa will now be remotely monitored and controlled as the State Government proposes to spend Rs 600 crores to automate the power distribution system across. Move is also on to introduce Time-of-Use (ToU) tariff system, which will help customers to avail lower tariff during non-peak …

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Charters drop, give tourism industry anxious moments

Panjim: At a time when Goa’s tourism industry is keeping its fingers crossed, hoping for a good season amidst fierce competition from other affordable destinations, a significant drop in charter flights in the very first month has led to some anxious discussions on whether foreign arrivals will cross last season’s …

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We don’t want speed governors, want exemption: Taxi owners

Panjim: Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo on Wednesday assured taxi owners to write to Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari to exempt their vehicles from installation of speed governors, which has become mandatory as per Supreme Court guidelines. Taxi owners on Wednesday met Lobo with a demand that …

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Usgao villagers march to sub-station; complain of frequent power failures

Ponda: A large number of Usgao villagers led by Usgao Yuva Morcha, an NGO, marched to the Curti power sub-station and complained to the executive engineer that they have been facing frequent power failures, on Wednesday. The villagers questioned the engineer why the power problem is not addressed despite them …

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