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Congress opposes private medical college in new Hospicio

Congress opposes private medical college in new Hospicio

Panaji: Congress party has said that they are opposing setting up of a private medical college in new district hospital in Margao. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar told reporters that the party will…

Education
Govt posts 153 new primary teachers to tide over shortage

Govt posts 153 new primary teachers to tide over shortage

Panaji: Education Department on Friday gave posting to all the 153 primary teachers who were given offer letters last month. A senior government officer said that the postings were notified on Friday to all the…

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Half of Goa’s MLAs fail to give their assets before Lokayukta

Half of Goa’s MLAs fail to give their assets before Lokayukta

Panaji: Around half of Goa’s MLAs have not filed their details about assets and liabilities before the Institution of Goa Lokayukta, though the deadline for the same expired last month, a senior official said. Only…

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Lokayukta asks Tourism dept to file reply on beach cleaning

Lokayukta asks Tourism dept to file reply on beach cleaning

Panaji:  The Institution of Lokayukta on Friday asked the State government to submit the details on why a private company was allowed to continue with the beach cleaning contract on ad-hoc basis without proper agreement…

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Promotions of Officers in Govt henceforth on performance and not seniority  

Promotions of Officers in Govt henceforth on performance and not seniority  

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that government is working on a proposal to ensure that promotions of the officers are done based on their performance and not on seniority, in future. “The promotions…

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BJP to appoint new President by Dec 20

BJP to appoint new President by Dec 20

Panaji: The ruling BJP will elect its new State president by December 20 in presence of its central leadership. Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Vinay Tendulkar holds the post of State BJP president at present. BJP general secretary Sadanand Tanawade said that booth…

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Pratima Coutinho welcomes police action on all four vet rape, murder accused 

Pratima Coutinho welcomes police action on all four vet rape, murder accused 

Panaji: Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Chief Pratima Coutinho on Friday welcomed the police encounter of all the four accused in Priyanka Reddy rape and murder case at Hyderabad. In a statement issued here, Coutinho has…

Crime
All four accused in Hyderabad vet rape-murder killed in alleged police encounter

All four accused in Hyderabad vet rape-murder killed in alleged police encounter

Hyderabad: The four accused in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad was killed by the police when they made an alleged escape bid in the early hours of Friday. According to reports, they were…

Crime
Man buries his wife alive in Narvem village of Bicholim, arrested 

Man buries his wife alive in Narvem village of Bicholim, arrested 

Bicholim: A man has been arrested in North Goa for burying alive his ailing wife in the mud at an under-construction site for the irrigation canal. Bicholim Police on Thursday arrested 46-year-old Tukaram Shetgaonkar for…

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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…