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Sack Kavlekar as GIDC chairman: Parrikar

PANAJI: Alleging that the manipulation in the minutes of the board meeting of the Goa Industrial Development Corporation, as regards price of the land at the Verna industrial estate has cost the state Rs 51 crore, the leader of the opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar on Thursday

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MoEF specifies on mining norms

PANAJI: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) instructed the Chief Wildlife Warden that the provisions indicated in the guidelines of the Union ministry are applicable to all cases of mining within 10 km from the boundaries of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

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Goa’s power scenario bleak: Aleixo Sequeira

PANAJI: The Power Minister, Mr Aleixo Sequeira on Wednesday described the power situation in Goa as bleak and further said that the state is running 150 MW deficit of electricity. "The electricity requirement of Goa is 450 MW, while the state is presently receiving only 300 MW power through various sources," he added.

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CRRI studying state’s mining routes

PANAJI: In order to regulate the mineral ore-transporting traffic and also to reduce the number of accidents on the roads, the state government has asked the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) to study the routes used by the mining trucks and consequently prepare a report on the same.

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GSPCB assures HC on inspection

PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has submitted before the High Court of Bombay at Goa, that it will carry out inspection in the case of some small restaurants and hotels discharging sewage into the Colva creek

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State BJP unit gears up for Advani’s Jan Chetna Yatra

The first public meeting by Mr Advani is scheduled at Curchorem, on November 1, at 4.30 p. m, while the second public meeting will be held at Mapusa, on the same day, at 8 p. m. On the same day, the senior BJP leader will attend smaller meetings at Poinguinim, Quepem, Shiroda, and Ponda. A grand reception is planned for him at Polem

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Truckers asked to resolve ore transportation issue by Oct 23

MARGAO: In a bid to resolve the issue of arbitrary blocking of the ore transporting vehicles at Rivona, the district magistrate, South, Mr Sandeep Jacques, on Wednesday, in a two and half hour long meeting held with the various groups of truck owners

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