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Goa put on Orange Alert; Heavy rainfall warning for five days

Goa put on Orange Alert; Heavy rainfall warning for five days

Panaji: IMD Goa observatory has issued heavy rainfall warning for Goa till October 25. The coastal State is put on orange alert from October 23 to 25. IMD in a press statement has advised people…

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Congress extends support to villagers against Marina project

Congress extends support to villagers against Marina project

Panaji: Congress spokesperson Swati Kerkar today said that party is with the people of Nauxi who are opposing the proposed Marina project in their village. Kerkar said that the project will destroy the livelihood of…

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Public hearing on Marina project on Nov 2

Public hearing on Marina project on Nov 2

Panaji: The Goa State Pollution Control Board will hold a Environmental Public Hearing for proposed, Establishment of a Marina “Ahoy Marina” to facilitate small boat/yatch/craft parking and maintenance in Marmugao Port Trust water spread areas…

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Let people point out flaws; will withdraw Marina project- AHOY Marina

Let people point out flaws; will withdraw Marina project- AHOY Marina

Panaji: AHOY Marina, the project proponent of proposed marina at Nauxi has said that they are ready to withdraw the proposal if the villagers points out genuine flaws in it. The public hearing on the…

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Michael Lobo to provide tractor service free for farmers of Parra

Michael Lobo to provide tractor service free for farmers of Parra

Mapusa: Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo has said that he would be purchasing two tractors which would be provided to the farmers, free of cost. “We will purchase 2 tractors for farmers of Parra to…

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Victim in Tarun Tejpal sexual abuse case cross-examined in the court 

Victim in Tarun Tejpal sexual abuse case cross-examined in the court 

Mapusa: The Defence counsel on Monday cross examined the victim in the rape case involving Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal before the District Judge, where the case is being tried. The case is tried before…

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IT Dept stall awarded best booth during Vibrant Goa 

IT Dept stall awarded best booth during Vibrant Goa 

Panaji: The stall set up by Department of Information Technology was awarded best booth during recently concluded Vibrant Goa event. The award was presented by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. Information Technology Minister Jeniffer Monserratte tweeted:…

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Vijai Sardesai questions Paid Holiday in Goa for Maha elections 

Vijai Sardesai questions Paid Holiday in Goa for Maha elections 

Fatorda: Goa Forward Party Chief Vijai Sardesai has questioned State government’s circular providing paid holiday on the Maharashtra election on October 21. Sardesai tweeted: #PaidHoliday in #Goa for elections in #Maharashtra tomorrow! Unprecedented & that…

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BJP has pushed Goa into financial emergency- Congress

BJP has pushed Goa into financial emergency- Congress

Panaji: Congress party today claimed that the BJP led government has pushed State into a “financial emergency”. “BJP led government needs to be awarded for tripling State’s debt in just seven years of its rule,”…

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61st Police Commemoration Day to be observed on Oct 21

61st Police Commemoration Day to be observed on Oct 21

Panaji: The 61st Police Commemoration Day will be observed on October 21 with annual Parade at the Goa Police Ground at Headquarters, Panaji. Every year, October 21 is observed as Police Commemoration Day in memory of CRPF…