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Cameras That Spare No Traffic Violators

As a smart city Panaji is going to set up surveillance cameras all over. Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd (IPSCDL), the special purpose vehicle formed to make Panaji a smart city, has permitted different companies to install four high definition CCTV cameras at various locations on a trial basis.

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God Save Panaji Market Shopkeepers From Fire

The government lists safety from fire among its prime concerns, but the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) is yet to include it among its prime concerns, leaving it to Providence to save the lives and properties of shopkeepers of the municipal market complex.

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Aya Ramrajya, Gaya Ramrajya

THE decision of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to invite the Bharatiya Janata Party, which emerged as the single largest party in the May 12 elections in the state, appears to have opened a Pandora’s Box.  Governors in three states, Goa, Manipur and Meghalaya, ignored the Congress that emerged as the single largest party, and invited a BJP-led alliance to form …

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At Last Goa Taxis To Have Meters

AFTER dilly-dallying over the issue for years the state government has finally decided to implement the Supreme Court order for installation of speed governors in commercial vehicles and digital meters in tourist taxis. With the taxi operators ending their opposition to installation of either speed governor or digital meter, the government should take steps to complete the process within the …

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Learning Not To Expect Small Notes From ATMs

A YEAR and a half after demonetization, Goans, much like people in other states, are still facing problems in withdrawing cash of desired denominations through ATMs (automated teller machines). Most ATMs have been calibrated for issuing Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 denominations.

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A Strong Case For A Tiger Reserve In Goa

THE capture of the image of a tiger in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary at the beginning of the ongoing wildlife census has not only brought cheers to foresters and wildlife enthusiasts but also revived the demand for a tiger reserve in Goa.

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Case For Respectable Salaries For Goan Youth 

A government-sponsored job fair for the educated youth of Goa held on Friday at Soccoro turned out to be an eye opener. Around 50 companies participated in and over 3,000 educated youth turned out at the fair. The companies from six different sectors, including hospitality, retail, automobile, IT, pharmaceutical and real estate, were there to shortlist candidates for both blue-collar …

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What Goans Would Expect Of Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah will have some explaining to do to the Goan people on his Mhadei promise to the people of Karnataka when he visits the state on May 13 to address a meeting of party booth workers at Panaji. He promised at an election meeting at Nargund, the nerve centre of the agitation for Mhadei waters in Karnataka, …

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