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Congress gheroes Edu director; arrested

Heavy drama was witnessed at education department in Porvorim. Congress workers were put behind the bar under charges of creating ruckus at education department over the issue of non payment of salaries to primary teachers. Congress complained that primary teachers used to get their salaries from day one. In this month they are deprived from their salary. To highlight their …

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Taxi union to approach courts on airport access fees

Once again the taxi issue is in the news. On Monday Ponda’s Maruti Taxi Association said that they would approach the court on access fees charged for taxis at the airport. They also want to be taken into confidence when the government decides on the tariffs. They want the government to immediately scrap the pick up and access fees for …

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Chaos Day 2: Oppn evicted from house again, meet speaker, guv

Once again on Friday, the house was adjourned during question hour after the opposition once again rushed to the well of the house wanting the speaker to check the CCTV footage and take statement of senior MLA Pratapsingh Rane. But they were once again removed from the house at the beginning of Zero hour and went to meet the Governor. …

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Vijai criticizes increase tax on Alcohol, Michael to speak to CM to reduce it

First time ever there has been tax imposed on local drinks including Feni in the state, the present Government is not for Goans and Goekarpon, these were the serious allegations made by the Fatorda Goa forward MLA Vijai Sardessai on Friday. While the ports Minister and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo reacted sharply to this and said that he would speak …

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Pay our salaries, or else we will stop the work, threaten Sesa workers

Mining workers deployed at Sesa mines is Bicholim have threatened not to allow machinery to operate and stop transportation operations till the company pays them their arrears, bonus and salary. They have also decided to shut down loading point of Sesa mines at Saramanas in Bicholim.  Workers held a protest at mining gate to highlight their issues of bonus, arrears …

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Opposition thrown out of House after MLA Rohan arrested post-midnight

Perhaps for the first time in the history of Goa, one MLA – this time Rohan Khaunte – was arrested by police after midnight and released in the morning for arguing with one BJP leader in the Assembly complex. This obviously reflected in the session. The opposition simply did not allow the proceedings since morning. It was adjourned three times. …

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GOA BUDGET: Liquor & Land purchase to cost more, 26% more deficit than last year

Liquor would cost more, restaurant owners have to pay more and also becomes costly is buying the most precious land in Goa for housing. These are the highlights of the maiden budget Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant presented on Thursday. While stressing more on non-tax revenue, CM has estimated growth rate of GSDP at 8.6%. The budget speech was initially …

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Churchill Alemao thinking about ISL, Gaurs & fans speak on SERGIO LOBERA

If Goan fans want Goan football team owners to enter into ISL, then we need to think about it. This is what the GFA President and Owner of Churchill brothers Churchill Alemao said on Thursday. While on Wednesday in the post match interaction, captain Mandar Rao Dessai dedicated the win to Lobera and also spoke about the news of Lobera …

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Tourism is down in the dumps; has to be revived: Michael

Tourism is on the decline. Steps have to be taken to sort it out. Ports minister and MLA from the coastal belt Michael Lobo keeps on repeating this. This has got him in the bad books of the present tourism minister Babu Ajgaokar. But an unfazed Michael says that he has nothing against Babu. But there is a major problem …

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FC Goa is at it again; this time fans with Sergio Lobera posters kept out

This is just Amazing. A couple of days back the FC Goa coach Sergio Lobera was unceremonious dumped. Now Goan fans are not allowed to enter stadium with Sergio Lobera posters, or even chant his name. And surprisingly enforcement of this is being done by the state police. The Riled up fans are obviously upset. They are demanding that as …

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