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Police increasing presence as well as patrolling: DGP

NT NETWORK Panaji Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the police as a part of its security measures are increasing its presence as well as patrolling, especially, along the coastal belt, said Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Kumar Meena. Meena said that 15th August in terms of security aspect is sensitive and that police have been asked to stay alert. …

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CM: govt has begun process to make Goa ‘Atmanirbhar’

NT NETWORK Panaji The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Thursday, said that the state government has begun the process to make Goa ‘Atmanirbhar’ in the nextfive years. Speaking at the function organised by the Renewable Energy Department for distributing a subsidy of Rs 53 lakh, under the Goa Solar Rooftop Scheme, to 29 beneficiaries, the Chief Minister said that it …

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Govt should re-consider decision to host IFFI 2020, says Digambar

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the COVID-19 pandemic situation has severely hit the finances of the state and as such it is not the right time to host festivals and celebrations in Goa, the Leader of the Opposition, Digambar Kamat, on Thursday, demanded that the government should re-consider its decision to host the 51st edition of the International Film Festival …

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Migrant students gone back home should not be left out of state educational system: DoE to schools

NT NETWORK Panaji The directorate of education (Doe) has asked the heads of all the government and government aided schools, from primary to higher secondary level to ensure that the students belonging to migrant population in Goa, who have gone back to their native places should not be left out of the state educational system, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. …

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IMD issues heavy rainfall warning

NT NETWORK Panaji With the formation of another low pressure belt over the Bay of Bengal on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heavy rainfall warning for four days till August 16. The weather department has issued  orange warning as the state is likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall until Monday, accompanied by strong winds reaching …

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12 Altinho COVID patients ‘move’ to care centre

NT NETWORK Panaji After being convinced by the CCP Commissioner Sanjit Rodrigues, city Mayor Uday Madkaikar  and Deputy Collector  Gurudas Dessai, all 12 COVID patients from Altinho, Panaji ‘moved’ to the COVID care centre on Thursday This was informed by the Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP)  Uday Madkaikar. On Wednesday, the COVID patients  from Altinho, …

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3 labourers test COVID positive at Pilerne

NT NETWORK Candolim Three labourers working at a construction site at Moicawaddo, Pilerne have tested positive for COVID. PHC, Candolim health officer Dr Roshan Nazareth informed that three COVID cases have been found in the PHC, Candolim jurisdiction. Dr Nazareth said that a few days back one labourer at a construction site at Moicawaddo, Pilerne had tested positive and in …

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81 COVID positive cases in Margao

NT NETWORK Margao With 81 COVID positive cases reported in Margao on Thursday, the number has increased to 390. And out of the 390 cases, 100 cases are reported in the three main markets of Margao, New market, Gandhi market and now old market.        On Thursday, three matka bookies were reported COVID positive at the old market. Sources said they …

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Zenito remanded to 5-day police custody

NT NETWORK Panaji The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Panaji has remanded Zenito Cardozo to 5 days police custody in the attempt to murder case. Cardozo who was on the run for over a month had surrendered before the Old Goa police in connection with the June 20 St Cruz firing incident in which one was killed. Police had arrested …

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Colvale health centre reports 21 positive cases

NT NETWORK Mapusa 21 COVID positive cases were reported under the Colvale health centre on Thursday which included a government employee working at the administration office in Mapusa. According to information available, Colvale village reported five cases which included a government employee working at a government complex, five cases at Revora, four cases at Sirsaim, three cases at Nadora and …

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