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Several families shifted in Goa as flood like situation prevails

Several families shifted in Goa as flood like situation prevails

Panaji:The incessant rains continued hitting the state with Flooding were reported in low lying areas of the state, while several families were evacuated from North Goa’s Bicholim taluka when their houses were inundated. Chief minister…

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Panaji police verifying complaint filed against Goa Deputy Speaker Isidoro Fernandes over his Portuguese nationality

Panaji police verifying complaint filed against Goa Deputy Speaker Isidoro Fernandes over his Portuguese nationality

The Panaji Police have commenced examining the complaint filed by Adv. Aires Rodrigues against Canacona MLA and Deputy Speaker Isidoro Fernandes over his alleged Portuguese nationality.  Alleging that Isidoro Fernandes had committed criminal offences amongst…

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Orange alert issued in Goa, heavy rains to continue for next three days 

Orange alert issued in Goa, heavy rains to continue for next three days 

Panaji: Even as the coastal state continued witnessing rainfall on Monday, Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains for next three days issuing orange alert in Goa. Several low lying areas witnessed…

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Encroachments in forest areas, wildlife sanctuaries should be checked

Encroachments in forest areas, wildlife sanctuaries should be checked

Panaji: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant wants the traditional (forest) dwellers to be the eyes and ears of the government to ensure that there is no encroachment in the protected wildlife areas and forest lands…

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Dy Speaker Isidore Fernandes congratulates Central government on J&K

Dy Speaker Isidore Fernandes congratulates Central government on J&K

Porvorim: Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Isidore Fernandes has congratulated Central government for their decisions on Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the decision taken by centre is historic, bold and reflects of patriotic…

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Union government did not lend financial help for IFFI 2017

Union government did not lend financial help for IFFI 2017

Porvorim: Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry did not provide any financial assistance for hosting International Film Festival of India’s 2017 edition, as against their stand during earlier year. State chief minister Pramod Sawant, in a…

Politics
Centre fulfilled demands of true patriotic Indians: Goa BJP

Centre fulfilled demands of true patriotic Indians: Goa BJP

Panaji:  BJP’s Goa Unit has welcomed the decision by union government and the party on various resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir terming that they were the long pending demands of true patriotic Indians. Goa BJP…

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Sudin Dhavalikar blames late Manohar Parrikar for current taxi situation

Sudin Dhavalikar blames late Manohar Parrikar for current taxi situation

Porvorim: MGP MLA and former Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has blamed former CM late Manohar Parrikar for the current situation on tourist taxi issue. “Manohar Parrikar is to be blamed for the situation that has…

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Calangute, Saligao, Porvorim police extend helping hand to stranded tourists

Calangute, Saligao, Porvorim police extend helping hand to stranded tourists

Porvorim: In order to ensure that the tourists do not face the brunt of ongoing strike by tourist taxi, the police personnel from Calangute, Porvorim and Saligao police stations have initiated their field officers to…

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No Question of Scrapping GoaMiles; ready to sign tri-party agreement- CM 

No Question of Scrapping GoaMiles; ready to sign tri-party agreement- CM 

Porvorim: Even as the tourist taxi operators have threatened to surrender their permits en mass, the State Government is firm on its decision not to scrap GoaMiles app based taxi service. Speaking to reporters, Chief…