Tuesday , 19 November 2019
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Probe on in Vijai’s assets: CM

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that an inquiry has been launched into Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai’s assets and properties, which increased 500 times in five years – from 2007 to 2012. Addressing media persons on Monday, Sawant rejected the allegations made against him by Sardesai over the purchase of land running into crores of square …

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NCP indecisive on tie-up with Sena

PTI New Delhi/Mumbai No early resolution of the 26-day-old impasse on government formation in Maharashtra appeared in sight on Monday, even as NCP chief Sharad Pawar said the issue did not figure in his meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi earlier in the day. Asked if he would rule out the NCP supporting the BJP in forming the government, Pawar …

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Govt mulls 50% cut in taxes to revive film shooting

NT NETWORK Panaji  As the golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India is all set to be inaugurated in the city, the state government in a bid to promote Goa as a film shooting destination is mulling a proposal to grant   50 per cent reduction in  taxes on shooting of films in the state. Confirming that the …

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Deltin Caravela to be anchored towards Verem side of Mandovi

NT NETWORK Panaji Acceding to the request of the Deltin Group, the state government has given permission to the owner  of ‘Deltin Caravela’ casino vessel to shift the vessel from its current location in the Panaji stretch of the Mandovi to Verem side of the river. Sources in the government said  the Deltin Group had approached the concerned authorities with …

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Work order to be issued today for Nalini’s removal

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said  the director general of shipping has already given permission to the Mormugao Port Trust to issue work order to the Holland-based Marine Masters firm to remove naphtha from the grounded  tanker ship ‘MV Nu Shi Nalini’ and also to salvage the vessel from the sea off Marivel beach at Dona …

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New multi-arts festival to be held at Calangute

PTI New Delhi A new multi-arts festival with a focus on community building, local impact and raising awareness about social issues, is all set to be added to Goa’s cultural calendar. The inaugural edition of The Goa Open Arts festival will be held from February 13-16, 2020 at Don Joao Lawns & Heritage House at Calangute. The organising committee of …

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Nashik man held for cheating Usgao jobseeker of Rs 2.60 lakh

NT NETWORK Ponda Ponda police on Monday arrested Anil Pagare, a Nashik-Maharashtra-based visa consultancy service provider for duping Barazan-Usgao youth for Rs 2.60 lakh on the pretext of offering a job abroad. A cheating case has been registered against the accused based on a complaint lodged by the victim youth Siddesh Mapari. As per information, Mapari is working in a …

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No decision to raze KA complex: govt tells HC

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government has told the High Court of Bombay at Goa, in a suo motu petition related to the Kala Academy (KA) auditorium demolition issue that it will only carry out repairs of the main building and has not taken any decision to demolish the structure. The High Court said that its main concern is if …

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HC disposes of petition against Queula STP

NT NETWORK Panaji The High Court of Bombay at Goa has disposed of a petition challenging the ongoing construction and setting up of a 15 MLD sewage treatment plant at Queula, Ponda, by the Sewerage and Infrastructural Development Corporation of Goa Ltd. The High Court observed, “In this case, we are unable to agree with the contention raised by the …

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Villagers of Velim, Cuncolim are apprehensive on bypass alignment: Filipe Neri

NT NETWORK Margao Water Resources Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues on Monday said people from Velim and Cuncolim constituencies have apprehensions and fear on the alternatives suggested for the national highway alignment within their constituency areas and therefore a final meeting will have to be convened to finalise the said bypass alignment. Speaking to the media, Rodrigues said, “We have taken …

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