Friday , 24 May 2019

Goa News

‘Strengthen the country’

BICHOLIM: The Republic Day was celebrated, on Wednesday, by various educational institutions, village panchayats, Sanquelim Municipality and Bicholim Municipality in the Bicholim taluka.

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San Jose de Areal villagers gherao acting sarpanch

MARGAO: San Jose de Areal villagers on Wednesday,   gheraoed the acting sarpanch, Mr Vinay Mascarenhas  protesting against the lack of response from the elected body to the past 4 year agitation against the sins of omission and commission and lack of respect for gram sabha resolutions.

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GSIC disposed 330 cases in 2010

PANAJI: The Goa State Information Commission (GSIC) has  disposed 330 cases in the year 2010  as against 199 cases in 2009, a rise of  of 38.5 per cent.

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Princess removal: govt land at Britona is customs area

PANAJI: Faced with the problems of cordoning off the area around the beach at Candolim, the state authorities have decided to notify its property at Britona as customs area and to dump all the scrap of the River Princess, which is to be cut and removed from its grounded place at Candolim.

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BJP comes down heavily on UPA, J&K govts

PANAJI: Participating in the nationwide dharna, in support of the Rashtriya Ekta Yatra of the Bharatiya Janata Party, its state wing on Tuesday strongly came out against the ‘anti-national’ and ‘separatist’ tendencies of the United Progressive Alliance government

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P’chayats to soon register food processing units with turnover up to Rs 12 lakh

PANAJI: The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which will be implemented in Goa with the rest of the country after formulation of its rules in March 2011, will provide powers to the village panchayats to register under their respective jurisdiction, food processing/food manufacturing units whose annual turnover is up to Rs12 lakh.

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