Wednesday , 12 December 2018

Goa News

GSHCL introduces local vegetables in markets


PANAJI: Locally grown vegetables and fruits supplied by local farmers have started entering the markets, and consumers can expect the best quality fruits and vegetables in the coming months, said a senior official of the Goa State Horticulture Corporation Ltd (GSHCL).

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Mental torture led to suicide: victim’s brother

PANAJI: Mr Sandesh Gawade, the brother of 35-year-old Raghavi Raghuvir Wadekar, who, along with her child, was found charred to death at Chorao, has lodged a complaint with the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), that his sister was mentally tortured and physically harassed, that it led to her committing suicide.

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Recent religious fests not to get CCP nod

PANAJI: The meeting of the councillors of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) held on Friday decided to refuse permission to all the religious activities/ functions/ prayers recently introduced in the city, and conducted by erecting temporary sheds along roadside by various communities, in view of a related Supreme Court judgment.

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Declare ward reservations immediately: BJP

PANAJI: The state legislative wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Friday, demanded that the government immediately declare the wards of various municipal areas around the state, as per the existing reservations for candidates including 33 per cent reservation for women candidates and 19.5 per cent reservation for OBC candidates, in view of the municipal elections scheduled next month.

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Oppn councillors say they were not consulted

PANAJI: The pay parking service scheduled to be implemented in the city later this year, especially around the city municipal market and along the 18th June Road may have received the mandate of the ruling side councillors in the Corporation of the City of Panaji, but these pay parking zones are located in the wards represented by the group of councillors on opposition side, and supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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KTC to be made passenger-friendly: Dhavlikar

PANAJI: The chairman of Kadamba Transport Corporation, Mr Deepak Dhavlikar said that the Corporation is in the process of revamping its services to make them passenger friendly in the days to come even and added that additional counters for shuttle services will be introduced shortly at the Margao and Panaji bus stands.

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