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Fish ban begins, no fresh fish till 31 July

Goenkar will be deprived of fresh fish from today. For the next two months. The 61-day fish ban started from 1st of June. It ends on 31st of July. But trawler owners of Cutbon jetty want the ban to extended till 15th of August.  The 61-day fishing ban in Goan waters has come into force. Goans have to do with little or …

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Modi sworn in as PM, Goa’s Shripad in team

Narendra Modi was sworn in as the prime minister for the second consecutive term on Thursday, along with his cabinet ministers, in an impressive swearing in ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Over 6000 people, including foreign invitees and opposition leaders, attended the ceremony.

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Sonsoddo fire: Polln board monitoring, asks for report

Sonsoddo has become high priority after the pressure as the fire still rages. The Goa state Pollution Control Board has asked for a report with Chairperson Ganesh Shetgaokar telling Goa 365 that once the report came out action will be taken, that could even amount to criminal prosecution. Board has issued a show cause notice to MMC and ordering them …

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Sonsodo fire, heat rises, neighbours protest

Curtorkars block Sonsodo garbage trucks, start shifting due to smoke Sonsoddo protest The time bomb of Sonsodo has exploded. Not in Madgao, but in Maina-Curtorim. The local villagers are facing the brunt of the Sonsodo garbage dump which is on fire since Monday. The Sarpanch blocked Madgao municipality’s garbage trucks on Thursday morning. On the other hand, people have closed their houses …

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Sonsoddo dump catches fire, creates panic

A fire at Margao infamous Sonsoddo garbage dump created panic as the fire spread due to strong winds forcing authorities to bring in fire tenders from as far as Curchorem and Verna. A total of 24 tenders were finally used to bring the raging fire under control.  Sonsoddo garbage dump has been in the news for all the wrong reasons.

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Margao sewage stench as chamber overflows in front of civic body

Modgaokars are now facing new troubles. A sewage chamber in the middle of Margao city is overflowing for the past six days.  Ironically it is opposite the Margao Municipal Council building. But still no action is being taken. Here’s more. Locals said that the sewage chambers in Margao city were recently connected to the main lines. Now, the pipes are …

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Will cut of water, electricity if you pollute river: Bicholim civic body

Bicholim river is one of the most polluted rivers in the state. Now finally after NGT prodding the Bicholim Municipal Council has decided to act strictly on those polluting the Bicholim river. The local body have warned that it would cut water and electricity connections of those found discharging waste water into the river. Council has given 15 days ultimatum …

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Sawaikar lost in South because of us: Sudin

The sidelining of the MGP is the reason why BJP south Goa MP candidate Narendra Sawaikar lost. This is the what the lone MGP MLA and former PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar told Goa 365 on Saturday. The lead in Ponda that the BJP had in 2014 was reduced this time by 3000 votes. And in Madkaim this reduced by 11,000 …

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Shiroda ZP, accused in hit-and -run fatality, surrenders; locals want murder case registered

In a hit and run incident that took place in Shiroda on 22nd of May, a Shiroda local Prashant Tari had expired on the spot. The accused Jaideep Shirodkar had fled from the scene and surrendered to police only on 25th May. Shiroda locals feel that it is not a clear cut accident and and have demanded that a murder case …

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We should do away with reservations, competition is best: Govind

Tribal Welfare Minister Govind Gaude on Saturday said that we should now look beyond reservations.  He said that one should excel by competing. Gaude says that reservations create lazy mindsets and we should move beyond them. Gaude was speaking at Prerana Din function organised by the Directorate of Tribal Welfare at Curchorem on Saturday.

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