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Cheating case: bank manager surrenders before police

NT NETWORK Margao  Maina-Curtorim police, on Monday, informed that the then branch manager of ICICI Bank’s Arlem branch Gulsan Gusai, against whom offences of alleged cheating and misappropriation of an amount of Rs 1,20,50,000 have been registered, has surrendered  before the police. The police said that the alleged accused was arrested and later was produced before Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), …

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Colvale VP raises concerns over spread of coronavirus

NT NETWORK Mapusa Fearing the spread of coronavirus in the village, Colvale panchayat has written a letter to Deputy Collector, Bardez, to seal a residential building in Colvale and to carry out testing for COVID of all the building residents. In a letter, Colvale sarpanch Nityanand Kanolkar has stated that one person working in a pharmaceutical company has tested positive …

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Reginaldo demands probe into alleged hotel quarantine scam

NT NETWORK Panaji/Margao Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, on Monday, demanded a probe into an alleged hotel quarantine scam. Curtorim MLA told the media persons in Panaji that he has written a letter to the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and also met Chief Secretary Parimal Rai seeking an enquiry into alleged hotel quarantine scam in the state. He said that …

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Mapusa active COVID cases stand at 68 as 8 more test positive

NT NETWORK Mapusa Eight new COVID-19 cases were detected in Mapusa on Monday and the patients were shifted to Covid care facility for treatment. The total active cases in Mapusa stand at 68. According to information, seven new cases were detected in Khorlim wherein five patients were with travel history and a case was detected in Morod area. The Morod …

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Velim sarpanch for united fight against COVID

NT NETWORK Margao Velim sarpanch Savio D’Silva has appealed to Fisheries Minister and local MLA Filipe Neri Rodrigues not to play politics over health of people during the time of pandemic and treat all people of Velim equally. D’Silva said that during such moments there is no room for settling political scores, and went on to criticise the MLA for …

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IMA sets up paid COVID care centres for doctors

Panaji/Margao: The Goa unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) is currently housing a total of 32 asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic COVID positive patients at two of its paid COVID care centres that have been set up recently in each district of the state. These centres are especially for COVID positive doctors, their kin and other healthcare workers, who are at …

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Ex-Speaker Anant Shet passes away

Sankhali: Ex-Speaker of Goa legislative assembly, former MLA of Mayem and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Anant Vishnu Shet passed away on Sunday at 3 am in the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) following a brief illness. The two-time Mayem MLA was 58. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter and three brothers. The final rites were performed in …

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5 more lose battle against virus

Panaji: The coronavirus pandemic claimed five more lives on Sunday, taking the COVID death count to 53 in the state. As per information provided by the directorate of health services (DHS), the five, who succumbed to the deadly virus include a 72-year-old man from Headland Sada, a 54-year-old man from Zuarinagar, a 72-year-old woman from New Vaddem and a 54-year-old …

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First COVID death in Ponda

Ponda: Ponda taluka witnessed the first COVID death on Sunday with a 54-year-old person from Adpai succumbing to the infection. According to information from sources, around 32 COVID positive cases have been reported in the Adpai area of the Adpai Durbhat village panchayat. Roads leading to the Adpai area have been barricaded by the authorities to prevent further spread of …

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Goa sees highest single-day spike of 337 COVID cases

Panaji: The state reported 337 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, thereby setting a new record of the highest single-day spike. The previous highest single-day increase in cases was reported on August 1 when the state saw 280 confirmed cases of the dreaded virus. Around 230 COVID patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The confirmed cases …

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