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DMA visits MMC office to get clarity on 64 pre-monsoon works

NT NETWORK  Margao The officials from the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) visited the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) office on Thursday to verify and get clarity on the 64 pre-monsoon works proposed by the council worth Rs 2.6 crore. Sources informed ‘The Navhind Times’ that the officials of DMA held a meeting with the municipal engineers and accounts officers to seek more details on the proposed works. Sources …

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Congress pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 29th death anniversary

NT NETWORK  Margao The South Goa District Congress committee on Thursday observed and paid tributes to former Prime Minister late Rajiv Gandhi at their district office. Party leaders remembered Gandhi for his contribution to modern India.  Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat, GPCC president Girish Chodankar, South Goa District president Joe Dias, GPCC vice president M K Sheikh and other party …

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6 arrested for defying lockdown orders in Mapusa

NT NETWORK Mapusa The Mapusa police arrested six persons including social activists, politicians and others for forming an unlawful assembly and for violating the lockdown orders on Wednesday evening. They were later released on bail. The six accused who were arrested were Manoj Parab, Shekhar Naik, Pravin Asolkar, Jitesh Kamat, Shiv Sena leader Vijay Bhike Congress leader and Sanjay Barde …

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Anjuna VP for moving quarantined people from populated areas

NT NETWORK Mapusa Following complaints from locals, the Anjuna-Caisua panchayat on Thursday has requested the north collector to move the quarantined people from centres located in densely populated areas to isolated places. The villagers of Anjuna raised concern and expressed fear over the granting of permission to hotel and guesthouses for paid quarantine centres in the village. The villagers have …

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Mapusa civic body collects house tax worth Rs 10 lakh though POS system

NT NETWORK Mapusa The new system of door-to-door collection of house taxes using POS device by Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has collected around Rs 10 lakh in about 20 days. On April 29 the Mapusa Municipal Council in collaboration with AXIS bank launched a new system using smart POS (point of sale) application system which will enable the council to …

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Skyrocketing prices push fish out of Goans’ plate

NT NETWORK Panaji Fish has virtually gone out of reach of the common man in view of the extremely high prices of a variety of quality fish available in the municipal market. Of late, fish has become a rich man’s commodity as the high price of fish refuses to come down since the clamp down of the Janata Curfew followed …

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Averting local transmission of COVID is challenge at hand: govt

Panaji: Raising concerns over the possibility of a further rise in COVID-19 cases in the state, health secretary Nila Mohanan on Wednesday said that preventing local transmission of the dreaded virus is the next challenge before the government. “The next challenge is not community transmission; the next challenge is local transmission. There are three levels. The first  one is what …

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Frontline workers to get face shields

Panaji: The state government has decided to provide ‘face shields’ to frontline workers who are playing a major role in preventing, containing and managing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The government has already placed an order for 1000 face shields for frontline warriors in both the districts. “To ensure the safety of all the staff including …

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Bed strength at COVID Hospital stands at 200

Margao: The Margao-based designated COVID-19 Hospital has increased the bed strength to 200 on Wednesday, factoring in the surge  in COVID positive cases in the state. The hospital had seen  an increase  in the bed strength  from 60 to 170, which further went up to 200 on Wednesday evening. However,  despite the  increase in the number of beds, the hospital …

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Goa sees 4 more COVID positive cases

Panaji: Four more persons tested positive for the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases to 43 in the state. Till date, Goa has seen 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which seven patients have recovered from the disease. Health secretary Nila Mohanan told  a press conference in Panaji  that two of the four people  who …

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