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New born baby abandoned at Mapusa shed

Mapusa: In a shocking incident a baby boy, 1-day old was found in a garage shed at Acoi in Mapusa. Police informed that the baby is undergoing treatment at North Goa district hospital at Peddem. An incident which has sent shocking vibes across the town raised concern over the safety and future of baby boy whose photo has gone viral …

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Prostitution racket busted in Colva; 2 held

Margao: Based on reliable and specific information that a person by name Ramesh Upadhya (42) is soliciting customers near Baskin Robbins ice-cream parlour Colva for prostitution, police conducted a raid and arrested two persons and rescued two girls. Colva police said that a decoy customer was sent and a deal was struck with Ramesh, thereafter the alleged accused took the …

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Cabbie assaulted in Vasco

Vasco: A yellow black taxi operator attached to Dabolim airport was assaulted by a group of persons after blocking his vehicle at Shantinagar junction during late midnight on Sunday. As per available information, the victim who is identified as Inamsaab Inamdar of Mangor Hill Vasco is said to be the committee member of United Taximen Union (UTU) and was looking …

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Woman booked for outraging modesty

Vasco: The Vasco police have registered an offence against a woman for outraging the modesty of a woman (NGO) from Vasco. As per complaint lodged by the NGO (woman), the accused woman made a video of her and made viral on social media, resulting in outraging her modesty. The police acting on a complaint which was filed on August 19, …

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Congress workers asked to strengthen party at booth level

Margao: The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC), on Tuesday, celebrated 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi. The party announced year-long activities across the state to remember senior national leaders. Acknowledging the party’s poor performance at the recently held parliamentary elections, the party workers were asked to strengthen the party at booth level. Party leaders, including South Goa MP Francisco Sardinha, …

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Camurlim farmers seek enhanced compensation

Mapusa: Demanding an enhanced compensation amount, under Shetkari Aadhar Nidhi scheme, which is disbursed to paddy cultivators in case of loss from crop damage, Camurlim farmers have urged the Union Minister and North Goa MP Shripad Naik to take up the matter up with the Chief Minister so that the affected farmers can benefit from it. On Monday, Naik visited flood-affected …

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Luizinho says master plan works to be completed by November 1

Margao: Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has said that the works under Navelim master plan will be completed by November 1, after the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant assured to expedite the process. The work is estimated to cost around Rs 1 crore. Speaking to reporters after a joint meeting with various government officials including PWD, traffic cell, representatives of educational institutions …

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Govt promises new date for water restoration: it’s Wednesday now

Panaji: Despite the fact that the retaining wall construction for the water pipeline laying work at Curti-Khandepar is going on in full swing, the water supply to Tiswadi and Ponda areas is likely to be restored only by Wednesday with a low water flow pressure. The public works department (PWD) assured that the water supply will be restored by late …

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‘Rain showers hampering work’

NIRGOSH GAUDE | NT Ponda: Public works department (PWD) engineers present at the site at Curti Khandepar Monday said that around 12 welders are working to join the 900-mm diameter water pipeline to the original line. Intermittent rain showers are hampering their work, they said and added that the welding work is likely to be completed by 5 am on …

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Patients face inconvenience as GMC toilets remain closed

Panaji: Patients and their kin visiting the Out-Patient Departments (OPDs) in the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) at Bambolim on Monday faced a lot of inconvenience, as the public toilets remained closed due to the complete stoppage of water supply to the hospital premises. It was observed that the washroom located at the entrance of the casualty ward was …

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