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What a dirt!!! Pig nuisance; authorities play blind eye; residents made to live in unhygienic condition 

What a dirt!!! Pig nuisance; authorities play blind eye; residents made to live in unhygienic condition 

Panaji: The residents of Government quarters D 15 at St Inez are forced to live in an unhygienic and unhealthy environment. All thanks to PWD! It’s been years, since the residents have made official complaints,…

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 This Independence Day, J&K opened up for new opportunities 

 This Independence Day, J&K opened up for new opportunities 

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said that the Independence Day celebrations this year has different importance as India’s one of the integral part, Kashmir has been opened up for developmental…

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15th August is Republic Day? Na na! Independence Day

15th August is Republic Day? Na na! Independence Day

Panaji: State Environment Department’s circular erroneously mentioning August 15 as Republic Day created waves on social media prompting the department to correct it immediately. The circular was signed by Director of Environment Johnson Fernandes banning…

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When dogs ran on Goa airport runway 

When dogs ran on Goa airport runway 

Vasco: Goa Leader of Opposition Digamber Kamat has sought inquiry by Director General of Civil Aviation after a  passenger brought to notice an instance of landing troubles at Goa Airport due to presence of dogs. …

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Indian Navy rescues 14,000 from flood affected areas

Indian Navy rescues 14,000 from flood affected areas

Based on request from State Governments of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka late PM 06 Aug 19, the Headquarters Western Naval Command based at Mumbai pressed into immediate action. Operation ‘Varsha Rahat ‘ saw overnight deployment…

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Cong threatens to move to the court over beach cleanliness tender 

Cong threatens to move to the court over beach cleanliness tender 

Panaji: The Congress party on Monday threatened to file a writ in the High Court, if the central government does not initiate inquiry by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the beach cleaning contract awarded…

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New Industry Policy before next Assembly session- Rane

New Industry Policy before next Assembly session- Rane

Porvorim: Industries Minister Vishwajit Rane today announced to come out with new Industrial policy before the next session of the State Legislative Assembly. Minister said that government has decided to finalize the State Investment and…

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Law introduce to make illegal name & surname change as cognizable offence

Law introduce to make illegal name & surname change as cognizable offence

PORVORIM: Law Minister Nilesh Cabral today informed House that government has introduced an amendment to the Change of Name and Surname Act, to imprison a person if he or she fails to follow the t…

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Floods: Goa to take two days to restore normalcy

Floods: Goa to take two days to restore normalcy

  Panaji With the rains subsiding in the State, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Friday that the normalcy would be restored in next two days. Sawant said that the teams of diaster…

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Tourist Taxi unions withdraw their strike after CM intervenes 

Tourist Taxi unions withdraw their strike after CM intervenes 

Panaji: Seven day long agitation by the tourist taxi operators in Goa was withdrawn on Thursday evening after protesting leaders met Chief minister Pramod Sawant. The tourist taxi operators in Goa had kept their vehicles…