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Vijai receives Best Agriculture Minister Award 

Vijai receives Best Agriculture Minister Award 

Panaji: State Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai today received the Best Agirculture Minister award at Thiruvananthapuram. Sardesai received the award at the hands of MP Shashi Tharoor and Padma Vibhushan Ex ISRO Chief Dr G Mahdavan…

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Power dept suffers loss to the tune of Rs 30 cr due to heavy rains and gusty winds

Power dept suffers loss to the tune of Rs 30 cr due to heavy rains and gusty winds

Panaji: Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds, lightning and thunder, that lashed the State for last two-days, has caused loss to the tune of Rs 25-30 crore to the electricity department, Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar…

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Goencho Avaaz finally approaches TCP; demands stay on operation of RP21 & criminal action against the violators of law

Goencho Avaaz finally approaches TCP; demands stay on operation of RP21 & criminal action against the violators of law

Panaji: Goencho Avaaz today advised Town and Country Planning (TCP) department to immediately stay the operation of Regional Plan 2021 and initiate criminal action against all those involved in illegal conversion of land and so…

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RTI reveals that minister Madkaikar’s bungalow was given occupancy within a week

RTI reveals that minister Madkaikar’s bungalow was given occupancy within a week

Panaji: Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar’s new palacial bungalow adjacent to the protected Monument of Basilica of Bom Jesus was given the Occupancy certificate by the Old Goa Panchayat within a week. This has been revealed in…

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Mayem constituency gets `Santosh Kumar Sawant’ touch

Mayem constituency gets `Santosh Kumar Sawant’ touch

Mayem: Social activist Santosh Kumar Sawant has become a new face in Mayem constituency rubbing his shoulders with Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai and Goa Forward Party.   Social Worker Santosh Kumar Sawant took on Mayem…

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Has Elvis Gomes fallen out of the Roman Catholic Church? Questions AICU Life member

Has Elvis Gomes fallen out of the Roman Catholic Church? Questions AICU Life member

Panaji: All India Catholic Union (AICU) has said that the hasty response of political parties like AAP seeking to question the moral, magisterial authority as to religious teaching of the Church is uncalled for. “The…

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Vijai calls for collaboration between Goa and MH on Agro tourism; looking as an alternative to mining

Vijai calls for collaboration between Goa and MH on Agro tourism; looking as an alternative to mining

Panaji: With a focus to look for an alternative to the mining industry, the State Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has called for collaboration between Goa and Maharashtra to tap the huge potential in agro tourism…

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Fishing ban in State from June 1 to July 31

Fishing ban in State from June 1 to July 31

Panaji: The 61-day long annual fishing ban will come into force from June 1, in a bid to facilitate fish breeding during the season. The ban period will be in force till July 31. The notification in…

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TCP Board to remove villages from St Cruz & St Andre from GPPDA on May 16 meeting 

TCP Board to remove villages from St Cruz & St Andre from GPPDA on May 16 meeting 

Panaji: The Town and Country Planning (TCP) Board meeting scheduled on May 16 will resolve to de-notify villages from St Cruz & St Andre from the jurisdiction of Greater Panjim Planning and Development Authority ( GPPDA), informed…

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Parrikar will soon be back to develop Goa as a leading state: Suresh Prabhu

Parrikar will soon be back to develop Goa as a leading state: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi:  Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today took on to twitter to speak about health of Chief minister Manohar Parrikar and wished him speedy recovery. Prabhu has tweeted today speaking about the health of  Parrikar…