Tuesday , 19 March 2019

Goa News

Locals sore over Collector’s decision

QUEPEM: The Quepem villagers at a meeting held on Monday has strongly condemned the decision of the South Goa Collector, Mr G P Naik to allow mining trucks to operate from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. via Quepem town, says a press note issued here by committee members, Mr John Travasso and Mr Peter Miranda.

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Solution eludes G7 issues

PANAJI: The solution to the issues raised by the group of seven (G7) supporting the Congress-led government in the state was delayed yet again as the All India Congress Committee president, Ms Sonia Gandhi, and the AICC general secretary in-charge of Goa desk, Mr B K Hariprasad, were on tour of the Karnataka state on Monday.

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Manmohan, Obama to discuss nuke terrorism

WASHINGTON: The Prime Minister, Dr  Manmohan Singh on Sunday began a four-day visit to the US to attend the 42-nation nuclear security summit that will focus on nuclear security and his first bilateral meeting with the US President, Mr Barack Obama since they met in November last year.

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Hospicio tells police to have separate morgue

MARGAO:  With the storing of dead bodies in morgue for conducting post-mortem becoming a major problem, the authorities at the Hospicio Hospital, Margao, have written a letter to the police asking them to have a separate morgue to store unclaimed and other dead bodies required to carry out the investigations.

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Dhangar students to get bicycles

PANAJI: In an attempt to encourage education among the children of Dhangars or Goulys from  Quepem, Sanguem, Sattari and Bicholim talukas, the social welfare department is in the process of acquiring 201 cycles to be distributed to Dhangar students shortly.

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