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6 minors, who escaped from Apna Ghar, readmitted

NT NETWORK Panaji The six minor boys who had escaped from the state-run Apna Ghar at Merces have been traced by the Old Goa police and they have been readmitted. Old Goa police teams within few hours managed to track down 3 minors at a construction site along the Old Goa-Panaji bypass on Kadamba plateau while the 3 others were …

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Revamp of Farmagudi fort on the anvil

NT NETWORK Ponda Announcing that the fort of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at Farmagudi will be fully renovated and the old statue will be replaced, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the foundation stone for the said work will be laid within a year. Sawant made this announcement while addressing during a Shivaji Jayanti function of the state government …

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Pipeline burst affects water supply to Siolim-Marna

NT NETWORK Mapusa The villagers of Siolim Marna are undergoing hardship due to the bursting of the main pipeline resulting in poor supply of water. Villagers blamed the water supply official for continuous breakdown, while the PWD official has claimed that the ACC cement pipeline is bursting due to heavy flow of traffic. Siolim Marna residents have been undergoing hardship …

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Some wards of Reis Magos getting water in 8 days interval

NT NETWORK Reis Magos Residents of some wards of Reis Magos have been facing irregular water supply problem for the last two months. To be specific, they get water released in taps after a period of days and to make up for shortage of water they have to rely on water tankers and wells. The affected residents from Tuant, Sonarbhat …

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Luizinho against inclusion of villages in urban areas

NT NETWORK Margao Opposition to the controversial urban tag to villages faces more opposition as villages of Davorlim and Aquem Baixo received support from Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro to protect the agricultural fields in Navelim constituency. Aquem Baixo sarpanch Subash Satardekar said the panchayat is fully opposed to the village being classified as urban area as the village consists of …

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ACB files chargesheet in PSI bribery case

NT NETWORK Panaji The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Directorate of Vigilance has filed chargesheet in the August 2018 alleged bribery case against police sub inspector Anand Narvekar while the police constable Sachin Naik has not been named as an accused as there is no evidence against him. Police said that during the course of investigation Naik’s involvement in …

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4-day Carnival festivities in city to kick off on Feb 22

NT NETWORK Panaji Carnival in the city will be flagged off on February 22 and the float parade will start from Adil Shah Palace to Kala Academy, said city mayor, Uday Madkaikar. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Madkaikar along with CCP commissioner, Sanjit Rodrigues said although the traffic police had brought objection due to the traffic congestion, the CCP was …

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Quarter-wise power tariff hike was minimal, says Cabral

NT NETWORK Panaji Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Wednesday issued a white paper on quarter wise fuel power purchase and cost adjustment (FPPCA) charges which stated that there was minimal increase or decrease in the charges. The Minister has issued a white paper on comparison of FPPCA charges for last seven quarters. As per document, there was increase in charges …

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Govt withdraws order that declared 56 villages urban

Panaji: Following strong objection from the civil society, village panchayats and opposition parties, the Goa government on Tuesday withdrew its controversial order, which had notified 56 villages as urban areas. The press note issued by the department of information and publicity said that considering the public concerns, the government has decided to withdraw the order that had notified 56 villages as …

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