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    Political parties demand financial package for the mining dependents 

    Political parties demand financial package for the mining dependents 

     Dona Paula: The  Financial package for the people affected due to closure of mining activity in Goa was one of the common demand placed by all the political parties in the State before the members of…

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    Goa government is asking peanuts from Finance Commission: Vijai Sardesai

    Goa government is asking peanuts from Finance Commission: Vijai Sardesai

    Dona Paula: Goa Forward Party on Thursday accused State government of asking “peanuts” from the 15th Finance Commission which is currently holding series of meetings in the coastal state. The commission led by its chairman N…

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    Release grants directly to local self bodies, Congress to FC

    Release grants directly to local self bodies, Congress to FC

    Dona Paula: State’s main opposition party also represented before the Commission. Goa Congress Chief Girish Chodankar and Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat demanded that the Finance Commission may consider releasing the grants meant to empower…

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    GCCI demands special funds for infra, tourism with Finance Commission

    GCCI demands special funds for infra, tourism with Finance Commission

    Dona Paula: Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Manoj Caculo represented the trade during the meeting with 15th Finance Commission. Caculo said that on behalf of the Goan industry, a representation was given to the…

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    Finance Commission begins its meeting in Goa

    Finance Commission begins its meeting in Goa

     Dona Paula: The fifteenth Finance Commission led by its Chairman N K Singh on Thursday held meeting with the local bodies, political parties  and industries representatives in Goa. The commission is on its two-day visit to the State…

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    Court denied anticipatory bail to Wilson Godinho 

    Court denied anticipatory bail to Wilson Godinho 

    Panaji: The  Court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by Wilson, brother of Goa minister Mauvin Godinho in connection with the suicide of MGP leader Prakash Naik. Principal District and Sessions Judge Irshad…

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    Assembly’s budget committee seeks details about allocation, sanction, utilisation of the funds

    Assembly’s budget committee seeks details about allocation, sanction, utilisation of the funds

    Porvorim: Goa Legislative Assembly’s Budget Committee which met on Thursday sought details about budgetary allocation and utilization of the last financial statement to various departments. The committee headed by Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai met on…

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    GFP welcomes SC verdict, urges Speaker not to act like henchman of BJP

    GFP welcomes SC verdict, urges Speaker not to act like henchman of BJP

    Panaji: Following Supreme Court verdict on  Manipur Assembly, Goa Forward Party on Wednesday urged Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar to decide on the disqualifications pending before him immediately. GFP President Vijai Sardesai, in a…

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    Three Maharashtra youth arrested for trying to extort money from PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar

    Three Maharashtra youth arrested for trying to extort money from PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar

    Panaji: Police on Wednesday arrested three Maharashtra based youths for trying extort money from State PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar after threatening to kill him. Panaji Police Inspector Sudesh Naik said that all the three youth…

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    Goa’s home grown pioneering start up to spread pan-India

    Goa’s home grown pioneering start up to spread pan-India

    Panaji: After successfully covering Goa, country’s one of the pioneering ‘roadside motor vehicle repair’ start-up plans to expand its operations pan-India. Mech Giri, which is registered under central government’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion…