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Govt to examine data of CMIE on unemployment: CMO

Govt to examine data of CMIE on unemployment: CMO

Panaji: With Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) pegging unemployment in Goa highest at 34 per cent in the entire country, Goa Chief Minister’s Office has said that the Government is examining the details of…

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No shortage of water in the State- WRD informs CM

No shortage of water in the State- WRD informs CM

Panaji: Even as several parts of North Goa, specially Bardez taluka is reeling under water crisis, the Water Resources Department (WRD) has said that there is no water shortage in the State. Chief Minister Pramod…

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Advt for fresh recruitments in govt to be issued by January, 2020- CM directs

Advt for fresh recruitments in govt to be issued by January, 2020- CM directs

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today directed the Personnel department to fast track the work related to Goa Staff Selection Commission to ensure that advertisements for new posts in the government departments are issued latest…

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Congress opposes shifting of offshore casinos to Verem

Congress opposes shifting of offshore casinos to Verem

Panaji: The Congress party has come out in support of people of Verem objecting to government’s move to shift three off-shore casino vessels from Panaji towards Verem side. Congress spokesperson Tulio de Souza told reporters…

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Menino D’Souza back as tourism director; Siddivinayak Naik shunted out as CO of MMC

Menino D’Souza back as tourism director; Siddivinayak Naik shunted out as CO of MMC

Panaji: State government today ordered major bureaucratic reshuffle of senior scale officers in public interest with immediate effect. Menino D’Souza, registrar of Cooperative Societies is re-posted as Director Tourism, replacing Sanjiv Gadkar, who is is…

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Drop in foreign tourists’ arrival in Goa won’t revive this season: TTAG

Drop in foreign tourists’ arrival in Goa won’t revive this season: TTAG

Panaji: Goa’s apex body representing tourism stakeholders on Thursday said that there is a drop in foreign tourist arrival during the current season which is far from being salvaged due to drop in chartered flight…

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Michael Lobo has worked under me, when I was ZP chief: Jayesh Salgaonkar

Michael Lobo has worked under me, when I was ZP chief: Jayesh Salgaonkar

Panaji: The war of words between Ports Minister Micheal Lobo and Saligao MLA Jayesh Salgaonkar has been revived again. Responding to the statement by Lobo that Salgaonkar got a lottery in 2017 election and got…

Crime
When informed about matka, a police officer blocked the number: Citizen

When informed about matka, a police officer blocked the number: Citizen

  Margao: South Goa-based citizen has complained to the Crime Branch that no action has been taken against the flouring matka gambling in the district. He has also said that despite submitting proper information to…

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Foreigner died at Morjim beach due to drowning

Foreigner died at Morjim beach due to drowning

  Morjim: Norway-based 75-year-old tourist Erlinda Skoglund died due to drowning at Morjim beach in North Goa on Wednesday, police said. Pernem police said that the woman had gone for a swim at Morjim beach…

Crime
Crime branch arrests man for selling tobacco at Margao

Crime branch arrests man for selling tobacco at Margao

Margao: Goa Police’s Crime Branch team has arrested a local trader for trying to sell banned tobacco products in Margao market illegally. Huge stocks of different types of contraband products were seized from a premise…