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Shack owners deploy private security personnel at beach

MAPUSA: The Shack Owners Welfare Society from Tuesday started deploying their own security at Baga-Calangute beach stretch. To begin with, just two of their security personnel were deployed to man a stretch of 300 metres at Baga.

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56 kgs of plastic bags seized from Panaji market

PANAJI: The ‘Chaka Chak Goa’ campaign that kick started on January 26, is slowly but steadily gaining momentum. As part of the drive, the CCP on Tuesday confiscated around 56 kgs of plastic bags, from the Panaji municipal market, that were found to be less than 40 microns in gauge.

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Ten tonnes of meat buried in Mollem forest area

PONDA: The ten tonnes of meat worth `6.5 lakh which was seized in the wee hours of Monday at Mollem checkpost while being transported illegally into Goa from Belgaum, was on Tuesday buried in the government forest area by the Mollem panchayat in adherence to the Sanguem Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) order.

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Guirim panch booked for assaulting woman

MAPUSA: Guirim panch, Digamber Harmalkar was booked by the Mapusa police for allegedly assaulting a 60-year-old woman from Guirim. According to the police, the panch on Tuesday evening barged into the house of Ms Ramavati Gadekar and assaulted her with a danda on her head and fled from the scene.

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Govt urged to upgrade transport, survey dept offices at Canacona

CANACONA: The Chairperson of the Canacona municipal council, Mr Ratnakar Dhuri, along with other councillors have demanded upgradation of the Sub-Office of the Asst Director of Transport at Chaudi, Canacona as locals face hardships to travel to Quepem or Margao for their vehicle registrations and for other petty vehicle-related work.

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Empowerment of women must for sustainable growth: Ravi

VASCO: The Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik stated that the state government has taken various steps to empower women by launching self-employment schemes and the women should come forward to avail the schemes. He further pointed out that the nation will have sustainable growth only when the women in the society would be empowered in a better way.

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Maintain current growth rate, Sidhu tells govt

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr Shivinder Singh Sidhu on Monday called upon the state government to maintain the growth trend achieved by the state and continue to bring in prosperity and happiness in the lives of the people of Goa. He exhorted members of the House to support the endeavour of the government for making a better, prosperous and progressive Goa.

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Digambar assures to increase days of House sessions

PANAJI: Coming out with an amendment motion to the report of the Business Advisory Committee tabled in the state legislative assembly on Monday, the Aldona MLA, Mr Dayanand Narvekar justified the same by stating that the assembly sessions are being curtailed to few days, members of the House are kept in dark about the government schemes, and finally MLAs are given step-motherly treatment.

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Cipriano could’ve sustained injuries after hitting surface, says Sapeco

PANAJI: Dr Silvano Dias Sapeco, professor and head of department of forensic sciences of Goa Medical College, has told the Goa State Police Complaint Authority that the death of Cipriano Fernandes could also have been caused by the two injuries that he might sustained after hitting surface.

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Decomposed body found in Valpoi stream, suicide suspected

VALPOI: Valpoi police recovered a highly decomposed body from a stream at Nagvem, Valpoi. The police were informed about the body by a person who had spotted it in the stream. On receiving the call from the said person, the police rushed to the site and recovered the body which was found few metres away from Valpoi-Panaji highway, informed police inspector, Mr Shivram Vainganker.

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