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Two positive cases found in Mapusa

NT NETWORK Mapusa Two positive COVID-19 cases were recorded at Ekta Nagar in Mapusa on Saturday. Both the individuals have recently travelled back to Goa from other states. The two patients – a woman and an 18-year-old boy – from different families have been shifted to the COVID care facility in Shiroda for further treatment, while other family members’ throat …

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Parents give thumbs down to e-classes for primary students

NT NETWORK Panaji Many parents, teachers and educationists have given thumbs down to the proposal of the directorate of education (DoE) to implement e-learning for primary level students in Goa. The DoE, in association with the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) and Goa Samagra Shiksha (GSS) has already trained around 10,000 school teachers from Goa as regards …

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Online gambling: 8 held in Taleigao raid; articles worth `6.40 lakh seized

NT NETWORK Panaji Busting an alleged online gambling den, the Panaji police arrested 8 persons and seized articles used in gambling worth around Rs 6.40 lakh during a raid at a shop in Taleigao market on Saturday. Police said that based on credible information pertaining to online gambling activities with the help of electronic gadgets in the shop, the Panaji …

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Collector visits Morlem

NT NETWORK Sankhali North Goa Collector R Menaka along with Superintendent of Police Utkrisht Prasoon and other key officials visited Morlem village and instructed officials to take necessary steps for controlling the spread of Covid-19. Collector Menaka assured the panchayat members of full cooperation to tackle the situation in the village. Concerned officials have been instructed to maintain law and order and handle needs of …

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Ghodemal area of Morlem becomes second containment zone in state

NT NETWORK Panaji Amid rising Covid-19 positive cases in Morlem village of Sattari taluka, the North Goa Collector on Saturday declared Ghodemal as containment zone while adjoining areas Deulwada and Kasarwada as buffer zones being vulnerable to the spread of the virus. This order has been issued under the regulations of the Goa Epidemic Disease Covid-19 Regulations, 2020, and the …

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Tarpaulin to be used to temporarily plug roof leakage

NT NETWORK Vasco Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) has decided to make temporary arrangement of covering the rooftop of its building using tarpaulin sheet as a measure against rainwater leakage. Speaking to this daily, MMC chairperson Nandadeep Raut said that in order to avoid rainwater leakage of the rooftop of the municipal building, a proposal was sent to the director of …

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Cops deployed at Mangor containment zone get PPE kits

NT NETWORK Vasco Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was made available to around 180 police personnel who have been deployed in and around the containment zone of Mangor Hill in Vasco. Giving details about the distribution of the much essential PPE kits, the deputy superintendent of police Vasco Raju Raut Dessai said that the police personnel face risk to their lives with …

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GWMC floats e-tender for collection of segregated non bio-degradable dry waste

NT NETWORK Panaji In an attempt to digitise method of waste collection, the Goa Waste Management Corporation has invited online bids for providing digital enabled collection and transportation of segregated non bio-degradable dry waste from village panchayats, schools, municipal and other government institutions including commercial establishments as per Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.   According to the tender document, the bidder should provide …

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City market to be open throughout the day from tomorrow

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the Panaji municipal market will be open from June 15, throughout the day, the Panaji Municipal Market Tenant Association president, Rajendra Dhamaskar on Saturday said that a rumour as regards one positive COVID-19 case being detected in the market premises had forced closure on the market, with the business of the traders and vendors operating …

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