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Burglars strike at three temples

PANAJI/MAPUSA: A total of three temples, one each at Mala in Panaji, Betim and Candolim, were broken into and valuables from them stolen by unknown miscreants sometime on Wednesday night.

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5 arrested in 3 dacoity cases in Salcete

MARGAO: The South Goa Superintendent of Police (SP), Mr Allan D’Sa, on Thursday said that cases reported at Raia, Akkamol -Ambaulim and Navelim, have been detected and the alleged accused involved in these cases, have been placed under arrest.

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Ponda CHC begins cleanliness drive to curb Chikungunya

PONDA: In order to curb the chikungunya cases in the villages of Priol and Marcaim constituencies, the Community Health Centre (CHC) at Ponda begun cleanliness drive with a team of health workers and fire brigade.

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Goa to attract youth this tourist season

PANAJI: The tourism department has embarked on a new mission to attract the youth, particularly domestic, to the state from the upcoming tourist season beginning in just over one and half month from now, even as efforts are on to promote the state as a wholesome, safe and unique destination.

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Panel appointed to re-survey NH17, NH4A broadening

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Wednesday constituted a committee for re-surveying the proposal for four, six laning of National Highway 17 and National Highway 4A to reduce the right of way in areas where structures are located, to 35 metres.

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Pernem farmers prefer new paddy seeds over local variety

By Bhiva P parab | NT

PERNEM: The local variety of seeds for paddy cultivation like Khotri, Damgo, Mudgo, Sotti, Navan, which were once used by the farmers in Pernem taluka are fast disappearing and the farmers are now shifting to the new variety seeds like Jyoti, Annapurna etc.

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VPs directed not to issue construction licences till garbage disposal is in place

PANAJI: The division bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa comprising of Mr Justice A S Oka and Mr Justice F M Reis directed several village panchayats in the state not to issue further construction licences until they comply with the earlier directions of the Court concerning the disposal of garbage.

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