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54 persons booked for violating govt orders

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa police so far have booked 54 persons under various sections of the law for allegedly violating the government orders on total lockdown and curfew. According to information 43 persons were booked by the police North Goa district while 11 persons by the South Goa police. Police said that these cases are pertaining to unnecessary movements of persons, transportation, …

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Tendulkar seeks transfer of funds

NT NETWORK PANAJI Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar requested District Collector, North Goa to transfer Rs one crore from MPLAD funds to District Collector, South Goa to give assistance to stop spread of COVID-19. Tendulkar has written a letter to the District Collector North Goa requesting to transfer fund to District Collector South Goa on March 26.

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Goa reports first three confirmed cases of COVID-19

Three coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Goa on Wednesday. NT NETWORK PANAJI As per the official press release issued by Directorate of Health Services all three are male patients, of aged 25 years, 29 years and 55 years. They have a travel history of returning to Goa from Spain, Australia and the US respectively. The reports of their …

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Chinchinim VP gearing up to help senior citizens with essentials

NT NETWORK Margao Chinchinim panchayat has begun the task to prepare inventory of available food and essential items even as the panchayat submits list of over 200 senior citizens who need supplies. The village panchayat has identified 45 senior citizens in Dandea waddo alone while concerns loom over disruption of supply chain as provisional stores fail to cope up with panic …

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Ponda grocery store owner, bar owner held

NT NETWORK PONDA Ponda Police on Wednesday arrested one grocery store owner and one bar owner from Curti – Ponda for keeping their establishment open and supplying material to general public despite the curfew in force. According to Police Haveli – Curti based bar owner identified as Shivakumar Patil (45) was found supplying liquor to general public by keeping his …

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Total lockdown in Mormugao

NT NETWORK VASCO- The strict implementation of total lock down by the police in entire Mormugao taluka kept people of toes throughout on Wednesday. The people were seen in their homes, without purchase of essential commodities on Wednesday. The streets wore a deserted look in entire taluka as police personnel attached to Mormugao, Vasco, Dabolim and Verna police stations implemented …

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Meeting of health officials at Candolim

Health ministry along with Health officials held a meeting with 10 panchayats heads at candolim health centre.It was decided in the meeting that bigger panchayats should have atleast 50 volunteers and smaller panchayat like,Saligao to have 30 minimum volunteers who will help the villagers in case the emergency arises. The health officials will train these volunteers to tackle any eventuality …

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Tourists left in a lurch as hotels closing down

Nt NETWORK Calangute: Indian and foreign tourist staying in hotels in the beach belt have been instructed by their hotels to make alternate arrangements to stay as hotels in the beach belt are shutting down their operations, Many tourists Indian and foreign who are stranded due to Curfew in their hotels as COVID 19 has paralysed air road railways transportation …

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Those defying quarantine to be jailed: CM

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday warned that all those who have been adviced home quarantine due to suspected coronavirus infection, and found roaming on the streets, would be jailed. He said that special teams led by Additional Magistrates have been formed who would be on the streets scouting for such people who have been adviced to …

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Petrol pumps to remain open

NT NETWORK PANAJI The department of civil supplies has allowed 60 petrol stations to be open for 12 hours apart from this five petrol pumps will operate 24×7 in major towns during 21 days lockdown period. The order issued on Wednesday says the staff of these petrol stations need to carry curfew pass throughout day and the owners must allow …

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