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SARAS festival in Margao from January 23

SARAS festival in Margao from January 23

Panaji: RDA Minister Michael Lobo said that the 12-day-long SARAS trade fair providing opportunity for rural artisans would begin in Margao on January 23. The South Goa District Rural Development Agency is organizing the festival.…

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Cong petitions district administration over illegal stone quarry at Chimbel

Cong petitions district administration over illegal stone quarry at Chimbel

Panaji: District Administration on Wednesday assured to take action against an illegal stone quarrying business at Chimbel. A delegation of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee comprising Urfan Mulla, Varad Mardolkar and others met District Collector in…

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Goa Church backed organizations to hold public meeting against CAA

Goa Church backed organizations to hold public meeting against CAA

Panaji: Goa Church backed organizations and like-minded citizens would be holding a public meeting in Margao town against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on January 24. Council for Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), a wing of…

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CM holds meeting ahead of Budget drafting, seeks inputs from MLAs

CM holds meeting ahead of Budget drafting, seeks inputs from MLAs

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday held meeting with party MLAs to discuss the preparation of State Budget, which would be presented during the upcoming Legislative Assembly session. Sawant told reporters after the meeting…

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After SC verdict, Congress wants Goa speaker to decide on disqualification petition within time frame  

After SC verdict, Congress wants Goa speaker to decide on disqualification petition within time frame  

  Panaji: Following Supreme Court observations in Manipur assembly speaker’s case on disqualification of lawmakers, Congress in Goa on Wednesday said that the verdict should also imply to Goa Speaker who has been holding back…

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Congress to file CBI complaint in mining leases renewal cases, to name Parrikar

Congress to file CBI complaint in mining leases renewal cases, to name Parrikar

  Panaji: Congress party on Wednesday said that they would be approaching Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with the complaint in mining leases renewal scam alleging involvement of former Chief minister late Manohar Parrikar. Goa…

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Goa cannot be completely dependent on mining industry: Pramod Sawant

Goa cannot be completely dependent on mining industry: Pramod Sawant

Sankhalim: Goa cannot be completely dependent on mining industry in the days to come   as no one knows how long the state can continue mining the resources,  Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. Addressing a gathering…

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Govt interference in private recruitment, industry reacts sharply

Govt interference in private recruitment, industry reacts sharply

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the next budget will contemplate the possibility of recruitments in private sector through State-run corporation. Sawant told a gathering in his constituency at Sankhalim on Sunday…

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Five including two Afghan, one UK tourist rescued on Tuesday in Goa

Five including two Afghan, one UK tourist rescued on Tuesday in Goa

Panaji: Two tourists from Afghanistan and one from UK were amongst the five people rescued at different beaches of Goa on Tuesday.  Drishti Marines, a private agency employed in lifeguarding the beaches of Goa, rescued…

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Afghan students demand police protection 

Afghan students demand police protection 

Panaji: Day after a student from Afghanistan was stabbed near Goa University campus, his fellow colleagues have demanded police protection fearing for their lives.  24-year-old Afghan student Mathihulla Aria, who was pursuing M.Com course at Goa University’s Goa Business…