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Most hospitals violating waste disposal rules: study

By Derek Almeida | NT
MARGAO: A study  has shown that practically all hospitals in the state lack facilities to dispose contaminated medical waste. Consequently, the waste is either dumped in road side garbage bin or picked up by private agencies which are seldom asked where it is dumped.

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NCP distances itself from Mickky

PANAJI: The state unit of the Nationalist Congress Party has shortlisted its 12 candidates to run for the forthcoming assembly election, with the exclusion of its sitting MLA, Mr Francisco Xavier ‘Mickey’ Pacheco from the list.

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Sewage in Margao storm drains

by Neshwin Almeida | NT
MARGAO: Margao’s nullahs, which date back to the Portuguese era, were meant to be the carriers of storm water, which flows into the River Sal. These nullahs prevented flooding in low-lying areas like Old Market, Maddel, Khareband, Comba and Fatorda.

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18-month wait for Vascoites

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | NT
VASCO: The Vasco Ravindra Bhavan, a dream project for the Vascoites, which was earlier expected to be ready by May this year but later delayed to September, may well take another one and half year for completion.

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Garbage dump irks St Jose De Areal, Curtorim villagers

MARGAO: Waste, wet and dry, is being unabatedly dumped along the roadside near the Ramnagri junction since years resulting in stink around the place. And since the dumping site is at the intersection point of two village panchayats - St Jose De Areal and Curtorim, it inconveniences people from both the areas.

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