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Plans afoot for sewerage connectivity at New Vaddem: Mauvin

NT NETWORK Vasco The bifurcation of Chicalim Panchayat to Dabolim Panchayat should come from the people through gram sabha, panchas and the sarpanch, said Minister for Panchayati Raj Mauvin Godinho on Saturday. Godinho was speaking to the media on the sidelines of launching sewerage works at Miraton Garden near Regina Mundi School at Chicalim in the presence of acting sarpanch …

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PM greets Indian Coast Guard on its Raising Day

NT NETWORK Vasco Governor Satya Pal Malik graced the traditional Coast Guard Day reception ceremony which was hosted by the deputy inspector general of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Goa Region Himanshu Nautiyal to commemorate the 44th Raising Day celebration which was held at the newly commissioned ICG Headquarters based at Chicolna Bogmalo on Saturday. The function was attended by chief …

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Benaulim villagers reiterate demand for western bypass on stilts

NT NETWORK Benaulim On the occasion of World Wetland Day, locals including children from Benaulim took a special bird walk along the stretch of the proposed Western Bypass route highlighting the importance of the wetland and reiterating their demand for the bypass to be built on stilts. Locals have also decided to write to the Goa State Wetland Authority (GSWA) …

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GSL to showcase two AI projects at DefExpo 2020

NT NETWORK Vasco The Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), a Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU) which is undergoing a modernisation of its yard to adapt to the latest technology in shipbuilding has now accomplished two Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects which will be showcased at the ‘Indian Pavilion’ in DefExpo-2020. The two unique AI products, Condition Monitoring System (CMS) for shipboard equipment …

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Govt forms committee to review provisionally identified private forest areas

NT NETWORK Panaji The government has constituted a review committee headed by the Conservator of Forests (Conservation) to review the private forests areas provisionally identified by the North and South Goa Forest Division Committees. The Additional Collectors (North and South Goa Districts); director of settlement and land records; director of agriculture; and assistant conservators of forests,  Headquarters, North as well …

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HSRP fitting: online booking facility evokes poor response

NT NETWORK Panaji An online booking facility, which was introduced in October last year by the Real Mazon Pvt Ltd (RMIL), an agency appointed by the state government to make the process of getting authorised high-security registration number plates for cars and bikes a smoother affair, has evoked poor response. With poor internet connectivity, vehicle owners most of the time …

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DG Shipping offers one-time amnesty scheme to seafarers with forged certificates

NT NETWORK Margao In a move that will come as a relief to hundreds of seafarers in the state, the Directorate General of Shipping has issued a one-time ‘amnesty’ scheme for seafarers who had submitted forged certificates to obtain Indian continuous discharge certificates (CDC). The order, passed by Director General of Shipping and Additional Secretary of the Government of India …

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Underground power cabling in Vasco in 2 years: Carlos

NT NETWORK Vasco Underground power cabling will become a reality in the port town of Vasco in another two years with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Power Minister Nilesh Cabral assuring to make a financial provision for the proposed works, Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida has said. The total estimated cost of the project for underground power cabling in Vasco is …

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Trade unions oppose proposed amendment to ESMA

NT NETWORK Panaji The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and all its affiliated trade unions, on Friday, vehemently condemned the proposed amendment to Goa Essential Services and Maintenance Act, and appealed to the government to withdraw it in toto. AITUC general secretary Christopher Fonseca urged all the working people of the state, including government employees and all those employed …

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Nigerian escapes from Mapusa detention centre

NT NETWORK Panaji/Mapusa  Aminu Kanu Mohammed, a Nigerian national, went ‘missing’ from the detention centre, Mapusa, on Friday, making the Foreigners Regional Registration Office  initiate an inquiry into  the escape. FRRO officials said that foreigners  found staying illegally in the state are lodged at the detention centre, where their movements are restrained. There is a guard posted at the detention …

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