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Sudin assures 24×7 water, power supply to Bicholim

Panaji: Taking serious cognizance of the acute shortage of water and irregular supply of electricity in Bicholim taluka, PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar assured to resolve the problem at the earliest.] Responding to Zero Hour mention tabled by Bicholim MLA Naresh Sawal on Wednesday, Dhavalikar stated that the residents would soon …

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Tricolour hoisted upside-down

Ponda: The Tricolour at the government building in Tisk, Ponda, was allegedly hoisted upside-down on Monday morning and left that way for nearly two-and-a-half hours. The incident irked and upset several citizens, some of who rushed to the Ponda police station and filed a complaint. The four-storey building houses several …

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Congress holds agitation at Fatorda hospital site

Margao: Congress workers held an agitation at the site of the half-complete District Hospital in Fatorda on Wednesday. They demanded that the government complete the project within the next few months, failing which they would intensify their agitation. Around 50 Congress workers, including Xavier Fialho, Deepak Pai, Zamir Ahmed, Ashlesha …

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Cop injured as rifle fires accidentally

Panaji: A constable was injured after his rifle was accidentally fired while maintaining it in the armoury at police headquarters in Panjim. The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon when police constable Abhay Naik attached as a police security officer to MP Narendra Sawaikar was cleaning his rifle. “The bullet went …

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Colva sarpanch voted out

Margao: Colva Sarpanch Snowkon Gonsalves was ousted Monday by five panchas in a no confidence motion. The sarpanch along with 4 other panches remained absent when the motion was taken up. The five panchas voted to oust Sarpanch Snowkon Roberto Gonsalves are Menino Fernandes, Blaizy Fernandes, Cajy Fernandes, Natalina Fernandes …

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Eye check up camp held at Baina

Panaji: Goa Shipyard Limited conducted a free eye check up and cataract detection camp at Baina. The camp was inaugurated by Power Minister Milind Naik.  Over 500 beneficiaries underwent eye checkup. Free spectacles and medicines were provided to the needy. GSL will be facilitating cataract surgery needs to deserving patients. …

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Vani plant excavation stopped after protests

Margao: Over 100 people gathered at the Vani Agro Plant site in Amdai, Sanguem, on Monday to stop the excavation for the plant, which began in the morning. They called the police after the plant officers showed reluctance to stop work. The police visited the site and asked the factory …

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Navelim locals protest Western Bypass construction

Margao: Navelim locals gathered at the Salpem Lake on Monday to protest against the construction of the Western Bypass and the speed at which the construction work was taking place without paying heed to their objections. During the protests, the villagers pointed out that the road passed through low-lying fields, …

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Unhygienic conditions at St Inez

We would like to bring to the attention of the concerned authorities regarding the unhygienic living conditions of the residents of C P Ashiyana, near Madhuban Complex, St Inez.  We are forced to keep the windows closed the entire day due to the open toilet space, which emanates foul smell. …

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