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CM launches underground power cabling work

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, on Thursday, inaugurated the Rs 80-crore work of underground cabling of electrical connections starting from the other side of the railway tracks, near Damodar College in Margao. The Power Minister, Mr Alexio Sequiera was also present.

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Ravi’s security upgraded following threat to family

PANAJI: The state government has upgraded the security cover to the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik in view of threat perception even as both his sons, Mr Ritesh Naik and Mr Roy Naik have been provided with a security cover following inputs received by the state police that there was a possible threat to their security and safety.

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Murder accused shot dead at Anjuna

MAPUSA: One Samprit Chandrakant Malvankar, aged 22 and a resident of Anjuna was shot dead by an unidentified assailant at a bar at Anjuna on Wednesday evening. Samprit was a key accused in the Salgaonkar murder case that had rocked Anjuna in November 2009. The father-son duo involved in the murder case were out on bail. 

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CM asks Goans to maintain calm

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that the administration has on Wednesday decided to step up security in the state to maintain peace and avoid any untoward incident in view of the Allahabad High Court judgement scheduled to be delivered on Friday.

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Pernem’s Gabion wall faces collapse

Erwin Fonseca | NT
MAPUSA:  A Rs 6 crore effort by the Water Resources Department to protect the Kerim shore is heading for disaster, thanks to heavy rains that lashed the area this monsoons.
Built about three years back, the famed Gabion wall, which was touted as the best solution to keep soil erosion in check is facing imminent collapse.

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Low-floor KTC buses to hit the road soon

PANAJI: The much awaited globally used low-floor 42-seater buses, that were to be inducted into the Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC)’s  fleet of buses, are likely to hit the road within the next fortnight as the state government has sanctioned ` 3.75 crore for the vehicles.

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Two new ships to increase operational capabilities of Goa naval area

VASCO:  Rear Admiral Sudhir Pillai, the flag officer commanding Goa naval area on Wednesday said Sagar Prahari Bal - the wing of the Indian Navy, entrusted with the responsibility of patrolling India’s shallow water, will be commissioned either by the end of December or in January next year.

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Police arrest mastermind in dacoity case

MARGAO: In a major breakthrough, the Maina-Curtorim police arrested Rafic Khatib, a resident of Ravanfond, Margao, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the daring daylight robbery, that was reported in may at Akkamol-Ambaulim.

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Sanquelim hotel catches fire

BICHOLIM: The Bicholim fire services station officer informed that a fire at a hotel in Virdi, Sanquelim, destroyed property worth around Rs 50,000.

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