Wednesday , 27 March 2019

Goa News

‘Goa doesn’t need highway corridor’

PANAJI: The North Goa member of the Parliament, Mr Shripad Naik on Tuesday said that Goa doesn’t need the highway corridor to pass through it as a six-lane highway has already been constructed between Kholapur and Mangalore and alleged that the Congress leaders are imposing these highways on Goans due to the paybacks in the Rs 11,000-crore project.

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Congress sweeps municipal polls

PANAJI: The Congress appeared to have done well in the elections to the 11 municipal councils in the state, while the Bharatiya Janata party suffered severe reverses in the civic polls that were held on Sunday and the results of which were announced on Monday. 

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Narvekar demands scrapping of IT Habitat

PANAJI: The Aldona MLA and the architect of the Dona Paula-based Rajiv Gandhi IT Habitat, Mr Dayanand Narvekar on Monday dashed a letter to the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat demanding scrapping of the project and returning the money to the promoters and owners of the IT units proposed to be set up in the habitat.

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4-yr-old run over, dies in Usgao mishap

PONDA: In an accident reported at Usgao Tiska, four-year-old, Pritesh S Dharve was run over and killed by a speeding mining truck, on Monday at around 11 a.m. Upon news of the incident, the locals held a 6-hour rasta-roko at the site, which was cleared only later in the evening by a strong police force.

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