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Child Protection Law Remains On Paper

A team of the Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights failed to rescue 50 vulnerable children from the Bodgeshwar temple fair in Mapusa as local police failed to provide security to the raiding team.

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Police Must End Violence By Traffic Violators

IN yet another incident of public rage against traffic sentinels a person was attacked by a mob at Vasco on Wednesday. The ‘crime’ of the traffic sentinel Alfred Almeida was that he was recording traffic violations on his mobile seated in his car. The mob pulled him out of his car and battered him. He had to be taken to …

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Panaji Getting Ready To Really Look Smart

THE smart city vehicle, Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd is going to install 460 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in and around the Greater Panaji area at a cost of Rs 3.50 crore. If the project is realized as conceived it will transform the whole scene for citizens and law enforcement agencies. The project has epic objectives: to check …

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Risks And Rewards Of Nauxim Marina Project

TRADITIONAL fishermen from six villages – Odxel, Cacra, Nauxim, Bambolim, Siridao and Curca – of North Goa district are opposing the proposed marina project on the northern bank of the River Zuari near Nauxim on the ground that it would cause loss of their livelihood. They have accused the state government of adamantly pushing forward the project despite their opposition. …

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Rekindled Hope Of Mining Dependants

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has assured Goans that his government was working towards finding an “early solution” to the state’s mining imbroglio. As the assurance comes from the Prime Minister himself, it has rekindled the hope of mining companies and mining dependants. The resolution to the state’s mining issue has been pending for far too long. Let us hope that …

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Last Hope Of Goa’s Mining Dependants

Let us hope the latest overture by the BJP at last brings some cheer to Goa’s mining belt. BJP president Amit Shah has assured a delegation of the Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF) that the Centre would resolve the mining impasse soon.

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