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Speaker disallows tabling of PAC report on mining

PANAJI: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party members walked out of the state assembly on Friday protesting the decision of the Speaker, Mr Pratapsing Rane, not to consider the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on the illegal mining in Goa and not allowing its leader, Mr Manohar Parrikar to table it in assembly.

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Regional plan for Ponda notified

PANAJI: The government has notified the Regional Plan for Goa-2021 (Part) for Ponda taluka and Settlement Level Plan of nineteen village panchayats including Usgao with land use table, officials informed.

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Couple commits suicide at Merces

PANAJI: A young south Indian couple, Anand (38) and Deepa (36), working as Information Technology consultants, allegedly committed suicide in their flat at Merces by hanging, reportedly a couple of days back. Their highly decomposed bodies were found on Friday.

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Pacheco’s maintainability application heard

MARGAO: The principal district and session court on Friday heard the maintainability (application) of revision application, in the junior engineer assault case, where the accused, Benaulim MLA, Francisco Xavier Pacheco, was convicted to six months simple imprisonment.

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Shack owners an aggrieved lot

MAPUSA: Shack owners are quite upset with the decision of the state government in not permitting shacks in eco-sensitive areas and at beaches where there has been extreme sand erosion.

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