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Cong questions govt’s intention to ‘stop’ vocational courses

NT NETWORK Panaji The Congress party, on Saturday, questioned the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led government’s intention to ‘stop’ vocational courses in higher secondary schools across Goa from the next academic year.  The opposition party said that any unilateral decision in this regard will hinder the development of the younger generation’s skills.  “Instead of creating employment for our local youth, this …

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24-hour pay parking system in city to commence on Feb 15

NT NETWORK Panaji The 24-hour pay parking system in the city is going to start from February 15 on Atmaram Borkar, 18th June Road, Campal area, including inner road of heritage area, and on all four sides of Garcia de Orta Garden, on all days. Commuters will have to pay Rs 20 for parking a four-wheeler and Rs 4 for …

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Govt to promote state as medical tourism destination

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the adoption of disruptive innovative practices is the need of the hour, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Saturday, said that the  government will work with private facilities to promote Goa as a medical tourism destination. “For medical tourism, you ought to have a proper setup, I have been the world over at different locations to …

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Dy CM: will make new Hospicio Hospital functional soon

NT NETWORK Margao Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant  (Babu) Kavlekar, on  Saturday, said  that  the government will make functional the much awaited  new Hospicio  Hospital at the earliest and added that the Chief Minister  Pramod  Sawant is  laying emphasis on the health sector  and the education sector, and this is  evident from the  budgetary provisions. Speaking as the chief guest at …

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It is India’s duty to teach the world to walk on path of ‘samanvay’: Joshi

Agencies Panaji To create an awareness and unity amongst the Hindus does not amount to (taking) an action against others (community), said the general secretary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Suresh alias Bhaiyyaji Joshi, on Saturday. “No one should feel it that way. We can say with utter self-confidence before the entire world that Hindus becoming strong won’t result in …

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4 state govt PSUs in the red: CAG

NT NETWORK Panaji The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India 2017-18 report, which was tabled in the state legislative assembly on Friday, has pointed out that state government’s four public sector undertakings (PSUs) – Goa Handicrafts Rural and Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (GHRSSIDC), Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC), Goa Electronics Limited (GEL) and Goa Auto Accessories Limited (GAAL) – …

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4 held for duping 400 through ponzi scheme

NT NETWORK Panaji The Economic Offences Cell (EOC) of Goa Police has busted a ponzi scheme racket, which was allegedly being operated under the garb of investing money of investors in ‘casino games’ and assured returns of up to 3 per cent per day. “Four accused persons including the mastermind of this racket have been arrested,” said EOC Superintendent of Police …

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Church wants CAA revoked

NT NETWORK Panaji The Church in Goa has appealed to the central government to listen to the voice of millions of citizens and immediately unconditionally revoke the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and desist from implementing the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). In his message, issued through the Diocesan Centre for Social Communications Media, Archbishop Filipe …

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Strategise to avoid debt trap: CAG advice to Goa

Panaji: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has advised the Goa government that it will have to work out a well-thought out borrowing-repayment strategy to avoid falling into a debt trap. The CAG recommended to the state government that it may consider developing a debt sustainability framework for achieving an improved long-term sustainability in fiscal deficit management and …

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CAG uncovers GIDC land scam

Panaji: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has also exposed a scam in the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC), which acquired and allotted 2.24 lakh square metres of land to a company on request for manufacturing copper strips and alloys. The report states that the company utilised only 27,682 sq mt of land for a period of 17 years. …

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