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Cuncolim municipality assures market vendors of resolving their grievances

Cuncolim: Cuncolim Municipal Council (CMC) chairperson Kiran Naik along with local MLA Clafacio Dias and chief officer heard grievances of vendors of Cuncolim market and assured them of resolving the same at the next municipal meeting. Earlier this month, Dias had conducted an inspection of the Cuncolim market after receiving several complaints over platforms meant for vendors at the market, …

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Govt makes badge, 15-yr domicile, police clearance mandatory for taxi operators

NT NETWORK Vasco The directorate of transport has made mandatory having taxi badge, 15 years domicile and police clearance for all the taxi operators in the state and the circular in this effect has come into force from October 16. Briefing media about the circular issued by the directorate of transport on Wednesday, the Minister for Transport Mauvin Godinho said …

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Sanitary pad incinerators to be installed in schools, colleges

NT NETWORK Panaji In a bid to help treat sanitary waste and give a push to menstrual hygiene, the Goa State Urban Development Agency has invited private bids for supply and installation of sanitary pad incinerators with warranty and on-site maintenance support for three years in 147 schools and colleges of the state. The work will be tendered for a …

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Electricity dept warns of action against use of generators sans permission

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the use of power generators without permission is illegal, the state electricity department on Wednesday warned of initiating action against those resorting to such practice. The department has made mandatory for all consumers to have prior permission from the concerned electrical inspector before commissioning of the domestic generator (DG) set in homes, firms, shops, hotels, …

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VPs to comply with solid waste rules before issuing construction licenses

NT NETWORK Vasco The directorate of panchayats has laid down restrictions on the issuance of construction licenses and occupancy certificates to multi-dwelling and commercial projects in all the village panchayat jurisdictions across the state until the panchayats comply with Solid and Liquid Waste Management Rules. Addressing a press conference in Dabolim on Wednesday, Panchayati Raj Minister Mauvin Godinho said that …

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Govt drops idea of having Margao bus stand project on PPP model

NT NETWORK Panaji Dropping the idea of taking up the construction work of new bus stand in Margao on public-private partnership basis, the state government has decided to take up the project through its own funds. The discussion on taking forward the new bus stand project in Margao was held in a meeting at Secretariat, which was chaired by the …

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State all set to host Vibrant Goa summit from today

NT NETWORK Panaji With close to 500 individuals involved in coordinating, assisting and pre-event planning, the state is all set to host the mega, three-day Vibrant Goa global summit from October 17- 19. Organisers have roped in around 400 senior students from local colleges, the engineering institutes and Goa University (GU) as ‘buddies’, who are escorting international delegates from the …

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Lightning claims 2 lives as thundershowers lash state

NT NETWORK Panaji/Margao Lightning claimed two lives in the state even as many parts of the state received thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds on Wednesday. A 43-year-old woman from Barcem in South Goa, who was proceeding home through fields along with another woman, collapsed all of a sudden and became unconscious after lightning struck the fields. She was later declared dead at the …

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Sunburn Klassique gets in-principle nod to hold EDM

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Wednesday granted in-principle approval to ‘Sunburn Klassique’ to hold an electronic dance music (EDM) festival in Goa at December-end. The interim approval has been granted to host the event on December 28, 29 and 30 at Vagator in North Goa. “We have today given in-principle approval to Sunburn Klassique to host the musical …

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Now, CCP stops 28 sewage tankers from approaching Tonca plant

NT NETWORK Panaji In retaliation to the Saligao residents recently not allowing wet garbage trucks from Panaji areas to enter the Saligao waste treatment plant and blocking them in the village, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Wednesday sent back 28 sewage tankers from North Goa coastal belt that were heading towards the sewage treatment plant at Tonca. …

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