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GCCI, ESG to organise shopping fest

PANAJI: The retail and consumer affairs committee of the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with the Entertainment Society of Goa will organise Goa Shopping and Food Festival, at Panaji and Margao, during the International Film Festival of India, which opens in the city on November 22.

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GTDC evicts Paradiso Goa from Anjuna property

PANAJI: The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) authorities on Wednesday evicted a private entrepreneur and the lessee of Paradiso Goa at Anjuna, Mr Nanda Gopal Kudchadkar, for his failure to pay its dues of over Rs 25 lakh and took possession of its own property, despite pressure for various sources.

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Govt decides to go ahead with NH4A widening

PANAJI: The state government has decided to go ahead with the widening of the NH4A, based on the new alignment proposed by the high-level committee despite opposition to it from various groups.

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RSS holds dharna in city

PANAJI: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, at its dharna programme held in the city on Wednesday, as a part of the Sangh’s nationwide agitation to oppose maligning of the organisation by the Congress party as well as the United Progressive Alliance government, said that such efforts were only targeted towards strengthening the minority vote bank of Congress party, and not with any national interest.

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BMC chief , deputy posts to be filled today

BICHOLIM: Just two nominations, one each for the post of chairperson and vice-chairperson of the Bicholim Municipal Council have been received from Ms Anisha Ankush Vernekar and Mr Shashikant Naik Halarnkar respectively.

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Cansaulim villagers press for notification of eco zones

MARGAO: The Cansaulim village group organised a village-level meeting in the panchayat hall on Tuesday as part of the GBA’s campaign to press for the notification of eco-sensitive zones and restriction of constructions till finalisation of the Regional Plan 2021.

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SMI almost out of Princess tendering process

PANAJI: The management of Salgaonkar Mining Industries, which took the government to court over the previous tender process for removal of River Princess and ensured that the process for award of contract was abandoned, is virtually out of contention for award of contract to remove the vessel.

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Unseasonal showers hits 500 Velip families

by Glenn Costa | NT

MARGAO: Five hundred Velip families are in a quandary as this year’s heavy unseasonal post-monsoon showers have destroyed their paddy crop with at least 5000 quintals of rice becoming unpalatable.

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