Saturday , 15 December 2018

Goa News

CM assures benefits of IFFI to Goans

PANAJI: Stating that he is yet to be informed about the decisions reached at the July 28 meeting convened by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at New Delhi to discuss the forthcoming International Film Festival of India, the Chief Minister Mr Digambar Kamat on Monday said that he would study these decisions and see if they are in the interest of Goa.

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10 more confirmed cases of swine flu

MARGAO: Even as ten more confirmed cases of swine flu have been detected in the state - 3 in Salcete - a recent meeting at the South Goa Collectorate witnessed directions to the Collectorate officials like mamlatdars and BDOs to submit a report on August 12 regarding the areas that are prone to swine flu.

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State has 6,791 vehicles with HSRP

PANAJI: Goa has a total of 6,791 vehicles with the high security registration plates installed, with just 187 vehicles having the number plate installed this year. As per information available with the transport department 6,604 vehicles were fitted with the HSRP last year.

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Work on in full swing to clear Ambolim Ghat road

PERNEM: The Amboli Ghat road in Maharashtra which was blocked by debris following massive landslide last week, is yet to be cleared. After the incident of a youth succumbing dying due to injuries allegedly caused after a stone fell on him while having a bath at the Amboli waterfall on Sunday, the Maharashtra police aren’t allowing tourists to have a bath at the waterfall. 

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Need to preserve church paraphernalia: Noronha

PANAJI: Stating that there is lack of sense in the country as regards preserving the national heritage, the noted Goan historian, Mr Percival Noronha on Sunday said that it was sad to observe many priests around Goa selling out precious belongings of the churches and chapels, including antique ornamentation and valuable furniture, for money.

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