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Court issues notice to PWD, Dongrim bridge contractor

MARGAO: The High Court issued notices to PWD and Firgulem– Dongrim bridge contractor after a contempt petition was filed by the farmers of Aquem-Baixo, a press communiqué issued by the farmers informed on Monday.

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CM urged to look into modalities of Heritage Tourism Policy

PANAJI: As the heritage hotels are now coming up in Goa, the need for a Heritage Tourism Policy is being felt. To deliberate on this and other such issues, the Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA) held their executive committee meeting at the Welcome Heritage Panjim Inn, Panaji, on Sunday.

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HC rejects anticipatory bail pleas of Mickky, Lyndon

PANAJI: Applications for anticipatory bail filed by the former tourism minister, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky and Mr Lyndon Monteiro apprehending their arrest in connection with the Nadia death case came up for hearing on Monday at 4.30 p.m. before Mr Justice A S Oka of the Bombay High Court at Goa.

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Mickky, Lyndon have only two options: experts

PANAJI: With the Bombay High Court rejecting their anticipatory bail applications, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco, the former tourism minister, and Mr Lyndon Monteiro, former deputy chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation,

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Monserrate rejoins Congress

PANAJI: The Congress inched towards getting halfway mark in the state assembly on Monday after Mr Atanasio Monserrate, the "unattached" Taleigao MLA and Education Minister, joined its ranks by merging the faction headed by him with the Congress party at a simple ceremony, devoid of any fanfare, at the Congress House.

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UGDP is still intact: Anacleto

MARGAO: Reacting to the news of the admission of the Taleigao MLA, Mr Atanasio Monserrate and more importantly the statement of the GPCC chief, Mr Subhash Shirodkar that the UGDP has effectively merged with the Congress, its secretary-general,

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Canacona health panel calls for rasta roko on June 28

POINGUINNIM: Canacona Health Welfare Committee (CHWC), had a meeting on Sunday at Chauri, and decided to go ahead with its decision to hold a rasta roko, and prevent and obstruct the entry and exit of vehicles at different points in the taluka, if the government doesn’t look into the woes of the residents of Canacona, as regards better health facilities and the required infrastructure that is missing, including the posting of doctors on full time basis. 

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