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Water level rise hampers work of setting up shacks across Salcete

NT NETWORK Benaulim Rise in level of water on Friday morning inconvenienced shack owners along the coast of Salcete with water entering shacks at Sernabatim, Colva and Benaulim beaches and obstructing movement of visitors. The work of putting up shacks that is held up owing to delay in granting of licences and demarcation of plots was hampered. Many beach beds …

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CCP has demanded Rs 24 lakh from ESG for hoardings, stalls: Mayor

NT NETWORK Panaji On an average one tonne of wet garbage is being generated everyday at the venue of International Film Festival of India as nearly 10,000 delegates are visiting it, revealed the city Mayor Uday Madkaikar. The Corporation of City of Panaji is not  collecting the garbage from the IFFI venue as the task is given to a contractor …

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Departmental enquiry ordered against two cops in extortion case

NT NETWORK Panaji Goa police department has ordered departmental enquiry against a police sub-inspector and a police constable, who allegedly asked for money by  threatening a tourist to implicate him in a drugs case. According to the information, a complaint was filed before a senior police official of the alleged act of the policemen. Following which a preliminary enquiry was …

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Mapusa bus stand work likely to be taken up in two phases

NT NETWORK Mapusa Mapusa MLA Joshua D’Souza, on  Friday, informed that “we have come to a decision that the work on Mapusa bus stand be taken up in two phases as the estimated cost of the project is around Rs 310 crore, which is a big amount.” “If we break the project into two phases we can start the process …

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CM says he has to discuss issue of eco-sensitive zone with Javadekar

NT NETWORK Curchorem The implementation of eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) has not been finalised yet, and the people should not worry about the same, said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. Sawant was addressing the gathering on the occasion of the inauguration of an IFFI programme at Sanguem on Friday. Vice chairman of ESG Subhash Phaldessai, ZP member Navnath Naik, chairperson of SMC …

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Holland firm begins groundwork to salvage Nalini

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said the work order for salvaging the grounded naphtha-laden ship ‘MV Nu Shi Nalini’ has been issued to the Holland-based Marine Masters B V firm by the Mormugao Port Trust. Speaking to  media persons, Sawant  said that as per work order the Holland  firm has been given 30 days’ time to …

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Govt turns blind eye to team keeping eye on Nalini

NT NETWORK Panaji The surveillance team monitoring the grounded naphtha-laden ship off the Marivel beach near Dona Paula has been spending from their own pocket on food and water. Interestingly, the team members, who have been monitoring the vessel for almost a month round the clock, are unaware about the reimbursement. And to cap it all, the district administration has …

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Sawant in praise of crackdown on drug trade

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said the anti-narcotic cell of Goa police has been doing excellent job by conducting raids and seizing drugs in the state. Sawant’s assertion came in the wake of Goa Forward Party MLA of Siolim constituency Vinod Palyekar claiming earlier in the day that rave parties and drugs menace have been on …

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IPB steps towards being single-window body

NT NETWORK Panaji New chief executive officer of the Goa Investment Promotion Board Nidhi Satija on Friday said the board will soon become a single-window body, adding that clearance for projects will be fast tracked within 30 days to attract investments to the state.  Satija, who took over as the interim CEO in September 2019, said the government has been …

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Pooja Naik is new MMC chief

NT NETWORK Margao  Goa Forward Party-supported councillor Pooja Naik was elected as the chairperson of the Margao municipal council on Friday.   She defeated Congress-backed candidate and former vice-chairperson Doris Texeira by a single vote. Naik polled 13 votes, while Texeira fetched 12. Naik won the day by the single vote because of cross-voting. CCP commissioner Sanjit Rodrigues, who was the …

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