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53 startups in state are presently certified

PANAJI: Stating that the government is ready to give all that is promised in the IT Startup Policy, Rohan Khaunte, IT minister, on Friday, disclosed that, 53 startups in the state are presently certified under the Goa Startup Mission. Several among the certified startup units have started receiving monetary incentives in the form of re-imbursements, according to the IT minister, …

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‘Mumbai Se Outlet’ offers chai-bhajjis at Dabolim airport VASCO: Travel Food Services (TFS), one of India’s leading travel, food and retail company has brought classic combo of ‘chai-bhajjis’ this monsoon season at the ‘Mumbai Se Outlet’ at Goa’s Dabolim International Airport. The passengers now can enjoy the cool breeze, warm ‘chai and bhajjis’ from the airport itself. Mumbai Se Outlet …

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No plan to privatise railways or trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi: Goyal

New Delhi: Union minister Piyush Goyal Friday said that the railways has no plans to privatise the national transporter or its premium trains such as Rajdhani and Shatabdi express, amidst speculation that there was a proposal to rope in private operators. Responding to a query on the privatisation of these trains and the entire network, Goyal told the Rajya Sabha …

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‘24 train sets planned for procurement from Japan’

New Delhi: Twenty-four train sets have been  planned for procurement from Japan for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed project, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Friday. Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Goyal said the estimated total cost of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project, including the cost of rolling stock, is Rs 1,08,000 crore, out of which 81 per cent price …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Price Of Local Labour Shortage The boom in construction and hospitality sectors has pushed up the demand for labour in the state. However, there has been an acute shortage of local labourers as they have taken up alternate occupations. The migrant labourers pouring in from all parts of the country and Nepal do ease the situation considerably, but they …

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Disciplining Motorists

Use of technology to prevent road accidents is long overdue WITH a view to making roads safer in the state the transport department has floated fresh tender inviting bids for supply, installation, integration and commissioning of day and night interceptors and road safety equipment on its fleet of sport utility vehicles (SUVs). The department had called for bids earlier but …

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New Strategy Needed To Rejuvenate Rivers

BHARAT JHUNJHUNWALA THE task of cleaning our rivers has been handed over from the ministry of environment to the ministry of jal shakti, which was earlier known as the ministry of water resources. The jal shakti ministry had been entrusted with cleaning the Ganga, and now that responsibility of the rechristened water resources ministry has been extended to all the …

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The Winning Moves

Nirbhay Bhav Academy of Performing Arts recently won the gold medal at the International Dance Championship held in Nepal.  NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Founded in the year 2012, Nirbhay Bhav Academy of Performing Arts began its journey with only 12 members. Today it has 20 passionate performing artistes (including students and professionals) from across Goa. …

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In the family

Started in 1964, Ambrosio Rodrigues who was popularly known as Moti later took over the running of the Marietta Bar and Restaurant in Panaji. Today, locals and tourists alike can still enjoy sumptuous Goan Portuguese offerings at this space located in the heart of the capital city Danuska Da Gama ‘Marietta Bar and Restaurant’ is much more than a business …

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When the lights go off

An English play ‘Lights Out’ which looks at the mean nature of middle class people will be staged on June 29 at Panaji CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ As part of the monthly theatre activity ‘Prayog Saanj’ by the Department of Art and Culture, Panaji, the English play ‘Lights Out’ by Dnyanesh Moghe will be staged on June 29, 6.30 …

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