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Panaji: Union Minister of Heavy Industries Prakash Javadekar on Friday announced that the central government has sanctioned 100 electric buses for Goa’s...

This monsoon, downpour in Goa breaks 59-yr-old record

Panaji: Goa has broken its 59-year-old record by receiving the highest seasonal rainfall this year, according to data from the Indian meteorological...

NGT paves way for waste management plant at Bainguinim

Panaji: The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal has  paved the way for setting up the proposed integrated solid waste management...

State urges Centre on second salinity test of Mhadei water

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that he has written yet another letter to the Union government for conducting second...

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SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Chennai: Famous playback singer and Padma awardee S P Balasubrahmanyam,  popular as ‘SPB’ or Balu in the movie world and who recorded...

Bihar assembly polls to be held in 3 phases

New Delhi: Voting for the Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7...

Centre sanctions 100 electric buses for Goa

Panaji: Union Minister of Heavy Industries Prakash Javadekar on Friday announced that the central government has sanctioned 100 electric buses for Goa’s...

This monsoon, downpour in Goa breaks 59-yr-old record

Panaji: Goa has broken its 59-year-old record by receiving the highest seasonal rainfall this year, according to data from the Indian meteorological...

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Amended Motor Vehicles Act likely to be implemented from October 1

Panaji: The amended Motor Vehicles Act with revised fines is likely to be implemented from October 1. The transport department is waiting...

Body of GU assistant professor found in Paroda forest

NT NETWORK Margao/Panaji The dead body of Dr Vishal Chari, an assistant  professor  in the department...

Shack owners stare at bleak tourism season

NT NETWORK Margao Shack owners are staring a bleak tourism season in the face this year. ...

Youth held for derogatory posts on social media

Vasco: The Vasco police on Sunday arrested a 20-year-old youth from Chicalim Vasco on charges of posting derogatory and defaming language on...

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Goa sees 519 more COVID-19 cases

Panaji: The state, on Friday, reported 519 more COVID-19 positive cases, taking the tally of confirmed positive cases beyond the 31,000-mark. At the...

COVID claims 3 more lives

Panaji: Three more persons succumbed to COVID-19 in last 24 hours, taking the count of fatalities due to the dreaded  virus in...

Ticlo: GIDC facing too much of interference from various depts

Panaji: Disturbed over the criticism of Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) by the local industry, as well as the charges of corruption...

Cong did nothing more than paying lip service to farmers’ cause: BJP

Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday accused the Congress party of not helping the farmers in the country in any way during...

Salcete VPs rue ‘lack of progress’ on setting up of village-level material recovery facility

Margao: Several Salcete panchayats have been left fuming even as government continues to drag its feet over setting up material recovery facility...

Six held in 2 gambling raids

Panaji: The Crime Branch police busted a card gambling den which led to the arrest of 5 persons and seizure of cash...

AAP demands reasonable rates for COVID treatment

Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party has demanded better rates for COVID treatment and facilities. The state interim convenor of AAP Rahul Mhambre, addressing...

Ayurvedic association launches ‘Ayu Raksha Kit’ for COVID patients in home isolation

Margao: The Goa Ayurvedic Medical Association has launched a special ‘Ayu Raksha Kit’ for COVID-19 patients undergoing home isolation in the state....

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