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Houses of COVID patients in isolated areas of Mormugao to be marked

NT NETWORK Vasco Office of the deputy collector and sub-divisional magistrate, Mormugao has decided to paste stickers on the houses of COVID-19 patients in isolated areas in the jurisdiction of Mormugao municipal council as a precautionarymeasure. The decision was taken at the meeting convened by the deputy collector and sub-divisional magistrate Mormugao Sachin Dessai on Friday with Mormugao municipal councillors …

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Trawler owners at Cutbona jetty divided over ‘commencement’ of fishing

NT NETWORK  Margao  After a dismal fishing season last year, uncertainty looms over the commencement of new fishing season even as the government has reduced the fishing ban period to just 45 days. Trawler owners are divided over commencement of fishing season as workers who had arrived at the Cutbona jetty have tested positive for COVID.  The owners of purse seine …

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COVID hampered Panaji road, market works: Mayor

NT NETWORK Panaji Plans to develop two model roads under smart city mission, construction of the third phase of municipal market and new market in Ribandar have been hampered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, revealed city mayor Uday Madkaikar. The mayor said that the city MLA Atanasio Monserrate had taken up the task of turning the road opposite Vivanta Taj …

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Another doctor from Mapusa district hospital tests positive  

NT NETWORK Mapusa One more doctor attached to the district hospital at Mapusa tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday while eight positive cases were detected under the Siolim primary health centre’s jurisdiction. Confirming about the doctor testing positive, Dr Mohandas Pednekar, medical superintendent of North Goa district hospital said, “One of our doctors has tested positive.” Dr Pednekar further clarified …

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8 new COVID cases reported in Mapusa

NT NETWORK Mapusa Eight COVID cases have been reported in Mapusa on Friday. The patients include a traveler, and were shifted to COVID Care Centre for treatment. As per the available information, eight new cases have been detected in Mapusa, including three in Karaswada. Out of the three cases, two are contacts of earlier detected COVID cases, while one is …

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9 new cases under Aldona PHC’s jurisdiction

NT NETWORK Mapusa Nine cases were detected on Friday under the jurisdiction of Aldona primary health centre (PHC) who is shifted for treatment. Health officer of Aldona PHC Dr Pritam Naik informed that five positive cases were detected in Aldona on Friday. Out of five cases, four are contacts of fish vendors who were tested positive at Gawar-Aldona, while one …

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St Cruz firing: court dismisses Zenito’s anticipatory bail plea

NT NETWORK Panaji The District and Sessions Court, Panaji on Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail application of Zenito Cardozo in connection with the St Cruz firing incident in which onewas killed. Cardozo had filed the anticipatory bail application on June 29, after the Old Goa police were looking out for him in connection with the case. According to police, Cardozo …

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S Goa hoteliers cry foul over tourist bookings

NT NETWORK Margao Stating that though they have put in place quarantine facilities and are receiving bookings from tourists, hoteliers in South Goa are alleging that the tourists are diverted to other hotels. Suspecting a scam, the hoteliers have urged the government to investigate and have also sought financial relief for at least the next two years. Around 20 hoteliers …

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HC dismisses petitions over 2 structures in CRZ

NT NETWORK Panaji High Court of Bombay at Goa has dismissed two petitions related to commercial structures on property which come under Coastal Zone Regulations. The case was that two persons have structures on their property, and that property stands covered by Coastal Zone Regulations. They both are using the structures commercially. Complained against and put on notice, they have …

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Telephone exchange ‘closure’ hits e-learning at Ribandar

Panaji : The people of Ribandar, especially students,    have been chagrined over the ‘closure’ of the telephone exchange in the area allegedly for the last three months. It is learnt that the linesman of the particular telecommunication facility has been overburdened with work, as he has to monitor the telephone exchange at Divar as well. The closure of the Raibandar …

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