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Not wise for MG party to face election alone: Dhavalikar

Panaji: Stating that the old glory of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has been revived, and the party is ready to face the 2017 assembly election, the senior leader of the party and the Minister for Public Works Department, Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Tuesday said that in the current Goan political scenario, …

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Congress to back panel of secular candidates

Panaji: The election to the capital’s corporation has gained momentum and Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) too is gearing to test its strength in the contest. GPCC president Luizinho Faleiro said that the party will back a panel of secular candidates during the elections. Addressing the media after a meeting …

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Congress should explore alliance with GFP

Margao: All India Mahila Congress, general secretary, Monica Dias, has favoured the idea of Congress entering into an alliance with the newly formed regional outfit Goa Forward Party (GFP) for the 2017 assembly elections. In a press note, Dias has appealed to the state Congress leaders “to learn from the …

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Babush to field 60% new faces for CCP polls

Panaji: Babush Monserrate on Sunday announced that his panel for CCP polls would be announced in next two days with 60 per cent of new faces. “I have not announced my panel till now as I am having a rethink on two or three wards. I will announce my panel …

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GSL delivers OPV to Indian Coast Guard

  ‘ICGS Vaibhav’, a 90-meter class of Offshore Patrol Vessel, indigenously designed and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd was handed over to the Indian Coast Guard on Sunday. DIG Vivek Vajpayee TM Principal Director (Material), R Choudhary Director (Ops) GSL, Sanjiv Sharma Director (Fin) GSL, DIG R H Nandodkar TM …

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GKB Hi-Tech Lenses’ CMD bags award

 Mahendra K Gupta, CMD of GKB Hi-Tech Lenses Pvt Ltd, was felicitated and awarded the “Outstanding Entrepreneur Award”  for the state of Goa by COSIDICI (Council of State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation of India) at the hands of Minister of State for Finance, Government of India, Namorarain Meena.   …

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Pharma industry prefers Goa to other hubs

  Goa has been identified as a major pharmaceutical hub with outside industry in India very much interested in expanding facilities or setting up new plants in the state, said Mr Salim Veljee, chairman of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA-Goa).   He said that although governments in Himachal Pradesh and Manipal …

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HDFC Bank opens 20 branches across Goa in single day

  HDFC Bank has opened 20 bank branches across Goa in a single day. The 20 new branches were launched by Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa. With 19 of the new branches located in rural locations, HDFC Bank is reaching out to customers in the further most corners of …

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Goa Lokayukta to begin functioning from April 3

  The office of Goa's first Lokayukta, headed by Justice B Sudershan Reddy, will begin functioning from April 3.   The government on Monday transferred Mathew Samuel, secretary of art and culture, as the first administrative head of the office of the Goa Lokayukta, chief secretary B Vijayan told TOI. …

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Damu panel to hold Margao shigmo

  The Damu Naik headed Madgao Shigmotsav Samiti will hold the annual float parade in the Commercial Capital on April 7. Addressing the media on Monday in the presence of Samiti Secretary Sharmad Raiturcar and other office bearers, Damu said the shigmo yatra will be flagged-off near the entrance of …

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