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Many Goans moving away from traditional occupations

BY MICHAEL FISHER | NT
PANAJI: While fewer and fewer Goan workers are to be found in traditional occupations such as fishing, farming, mining and construction, both, politicians and entrepreneurs are under pressure to ensure that Goans form a major proportion of the workforce in the state in the organised sector.

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HSS will not be allowed to shut: Monserrate

PANAJI/MARGAO: The Minister for Education, Mr Atanasio Monserrate on Wednesday said that the government under no circumstances will allow the Margao-based Chowgule College to shut down its higher secondary section.

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Govt should take over HSS: Parrikar

PANAJI: The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday demanded that the government should step in immediately to take over the management as well as the staff members including teachers of the Chowgule Higher Secondary School along with its assets, in the larger interest of the students.

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Water pipeline bursts at Borda

MARGAO: Borda, which has currently become a dusty area because of the underground cabling work, road widening and widening of the culvert, which is being carried out simultaneously, has plunged into another crisis, that of acute shortage of water.

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Camorlim village committee scrutinises Regional Plan

MARGAO: The village level committee of Camorlim on Wednesday viewed and tallied the notified Regional Plan 2021 with the draft plan sent by the said committee, before it being discussed at the special gram sabha, scheduled on November 20.

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Curtorim railway overbridge project hits roadblock

MARGAO:  A 20-metre railway overbridge at Pidda-Galli, Curtorim if becomes a reality will ease traffic congestion, especially at Chandor railway crossing and will also cut short the distance by four to five km to San Jose De Areal, Chandor and Guirdolim villages. However, the proposed project has hit a roadblock. 

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Reckless riders risk lives of road users

PANAJI: Road fatalities involving two-wheeler riders have become quite common on the state’s roads, with 21 two-wheeler riders losing their lives from January to October, this year.

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