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Savitri Kavlekar joins BJP

Margao: The NRI Commissioner Narendra Sawaikar, on Friday, slammed the Congress party for “spreading misinformation” on Rafael deal  and added that the Supreme Court’s  clean chit to the Modi government in the matter on Thursday and rejection of the petitions for a review of its earlier order has vindicated that there has been no wrongdoings in the deal. Speaking at …

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Canaconkars await commissioning of Char Rasta-Mashem bypass

Canacona : The much-awaited four-lane project, for which the work had begun in 2015, has reached completion stage with the locals as well as the inter-state commuters eagerly waiting to travel. The work of the four-lane bypass link in Canacona taluka has been undertaken by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The project involved construction of a 4-lane bypass …

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Colva villagers seek inspection of ‘water body’

Colva: Colva villagers have asked the panchayat to inspect mud-filling in the water bodies in the village. Taking into account the eco-sensitive nature of the water bodies, the villagers have asked for a ‘particular area’ in the village to be inspected by the state authorities. At the recently held gram sabha, a villager Carmo Rodrigues, in his proposal, had asked …

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Nigerian national held in drugs case

Calangute: Calangute police, on Friday, informed that they have arrested a Nigerian national Thogo Chigozie, aged 33 years, for illegal possession of drugs worth Rs 1,75,000. The accused was apprehended near a hotel in Candolim, the police added. Calangute PI Nolasco Raposo informed that on receiving information from reliable sources that a drug peddler will be coming to the particular …

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Youth Welfare pull off hard-fought draw

Ambelim: Youth Welfare Sports Club Assolna came from behind to hold Pinto’s Youth Club Baradi to a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match at Ambelim ground, on Friday. Dion Rodrigues, Tinon fernandes and Bleston Simoes scored for Pinto’s while Jarel D’Silva, Aaron D’Costa and Tanish Simoes scored for Assolna team. At Bicholim ground: Siddeshwar SCC …

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Betalbatim pip DBO Fatorda

Fatorda: Betalbatim Sporting Club recorded a solitary goal win over Don Bosco Oratory Fatorda in the Goa Football Association U-16 League played at Astro Turf ground, Fatorda, on Friday. Christ Rebello scored the match-winner for Betalbatim SC in the 41st minute. The goal proved to be the the only difference in the game. At Dramapur ground: Salcete Football Club outplayed …

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GOA BRIEFS

St Anthony’s script comeback win MAJORDA: St Anthony’s SC, Assolda entered the semifinals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament defeating Fr Agnelo Youth SC, Paroda 2-1 at Musson grounds, Majorda on Friday. Fr Agnelo surged into lead in the 17th minute through Nester Menezes but St Anthony’s SC, Assolda came back strong in the second session and scored two …

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Russian among trio killed in separate mishaps

Calangute/Vasco/Margao: In yet another day that saw a number of accidents, lives of three persons including that of a Russian national was lost in three separate mishaps in state on Friday. In a head-on collision between two two-wheelers at Madhlawada in Arambol, Russian national Denis Belyakov died on the spot while a US woman was injured. Sources in Pernem police …

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Now, apply for fire NOC online

Panaji: In order to ease the process of applying for no-objection certificates with Fire and Emergency Services, online services under e-District Mission of Fire and Emergency Services to provide citizens with a platform to apply online for services such as applications for initial NOC, final NOC, renewal of NOC and fire/incident report was launched by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant along …

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Tourist taxi operators oppose nominal fee at airport

Vasco: Tourist taxi operators have demanded scrapping of the policy decision of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) of charging nominal fees for the entry of all sorts of commercial vehicles into the Dabolim airport premises. Deputy collector and sub-divisional magistrate Mormugao Paresh Faldessai had convened an emergency meeting of the tourist taxi operators in his chamber on Friday evening …

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