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Sanguem locals stage morcha at electricity dept office over frequent power failures

NT NETWORK Curchorem Residents of all the 10 wards of Sanguem Municipal Council, on Tuesday, staged a morcha at the office of the electricity department in Sanguem in protest against the frequent power failures for the last several days, demanding action against JE Atul Naik Speaking to the media, chairperson Rumaldo Fernandez said that “the morcha was staged by the …

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Govt working to augment revenue, generate jobs: CM

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that his government is extensively focusing on bringing investments for businesses, creating jobs in government as well as private sectors. In an interview with SOIRU VELIP, the Chief Minister also said that the government is exploring options to mobilise additional revenue for the state Q: At the recently-held Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit …

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Central team to inspect site for IIT at Guleli

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday held detailed discussion with the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on the proposed site in Guleli village of Sattari taluka for setting up of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’ after the meeting, Sawant said that the Union HRD Minister has promised that the …

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Now, International Travel Mart to showcase Goa’s tourism potential

NT NETWORK Panaji Around 280 tourism-related business entities from India and abroad will participate in Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) 2019 which aims to attract investment to promote and boost eco-tourism, adventure, wildlife, nightlife, event, wellness, etc in the state. The business-to-business event which is scheduled to be held from October 23 to 25 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium …

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State to host Vibrant Goa summit every alternate year

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Mentor of Vibrant Goa Jagat Shah on Monday informed that the Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit would be henceforth held in Goa and a foreign country, every alternate year. “The event would be held in Dubai in 2020, Goa in 2021, Singapore in 2022 and back in Goa in 2023,” he added, informing that in …

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Marina to come up on waterfront, not on land in Nauxi, says promoter

NT NETWORK Panaji Blaming NGOs for the row over the proposed marina project at Nauxi and terming them as ignorant and lacking knowledge, promoter of the project Anytime Harbour of Yachts Pvt Ltd (AHOY) has claimed that the marina facility will be created within the Mormugao Port Trust’s limits at the waterfront of Nauxi village and it will not use …

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3 Nigerians remanded to 2-day police custody

NT NETWORK Mapusa The JMFC, Mapusa, on Monday,  remanded three Nigerian nationals, who were arrested for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs worth Rs 1.54 lakh after a long chase of 12 km in a joint operation carried out by the Calangute and Saligao police,  to two day police custody. On late Saturday night, a raid was  initiated by Calangute police, who …

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GWMC to ‘go slow’ on installation of bio-toilets

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) in its board meeting held, on Monday, decided to go slow on the installation of bio toilets in the state for at least two months in order to check the functioning of these toilets in case phenyl is used in cleaning them. The Minister for Waste Management  Michael Lobo said that …

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CCP Mayor: ‘efforts are on’ to find solution to waste treatment problem

NT NETWORK Panaji Hectic efforts are on to find a solution to the vexed issue of wet waste treatment, before the expiry of the deadline, informed the Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Uday Madkaikar, and added that the wet waste is likely to be treated at a site to be identified in Taleigao or the …

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South Goa police record 88.5% crime detection rate in last 9 months

Shyam Zambauliker | NT Margao During the first nine months of this year, a total of 852 criminal cases were reported in South Goa of which 754 were detected, putting  the crime detection rate at 88.50 per cent. South Goa Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas said that four police stations in South Goa till September this year achieved 100 per cent detections. They include Sanguem, Mormugao, airport police station and Collem police station. …

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