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Migrants, daily wage workers have tough time in Valpoi

NT NETWORK VALPOI: Most migrant and daily wages workers had a tough time getting their hand on essentials despite VMC assurance of delivering grocery items at door step. However VMC Chairperson, Akhtar Shah told that council members are personally monitoring the situation and had engaged volunteers and are personally visiting places to ensure that supply of essentials are received to …

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British tourist says not worried about himself, but concerned about Goans

Danuska Da Gama |NT NETWORK On Saturday noon, two British nationals were sipping beer in a beachside shack while maintaining social distance. While talking about the COVID-19 situation, 54-year-old John McSweeney, who is in Goa for the fifth season (comes every year for about six months), and who had arrived in Goa on October 17, 2019 and was to fly back …

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4 arrested for unlawful assembly

NT NETWORK Mapusa The Mapusa police, on Saturday, arrested four persons for unlawful assembly and for disobeying order. The accused were released on bail.   The police informed that the incident was reported on Friday evening wherein the accused, identified as Ramkrishna Thakur (23), Rakesh Morjkar (31), Aniket Vernekar (20) and Anil Salgaonkar (35), all residents of Mapusa with their common …

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Salcete staring at ‘shortage’ of essentials

 Stores could run out of stocks as ‘home delivery’ service begins NT NETWORK Margao Many villages in the Salcete taluka are staring at a peculiar situation – stores of food grains and other food items could run out of stocks, if not replenished soon. Some villages have already started with the service of ‘home delivery’ of essential items. After grocery shops …

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Governor urges religious, spiritual leaders to motivate, guide people

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Goa  Governor, Satya Pal Malik  has appealed to the religious,  spiritual institutions and their leaders to motivate the people and guide them to sail through the COVID-19 crisis which would prove to be a great help to the society. Religious leaders have the power to raise awareness and influence the behaviour and practices of the people, …

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EIA notification, 2006 amended to give prior clearances to proposals of pharmaceutical companies to manufacture bulk drugs

NT NETWORKPANAJIThe union ministry of environment and forest has amended the EIA notification, 2006 for an interim period till September 2020 to give prior environmental clearances to proposals of pharmaceutical companies to  manufacture bulk drugs to reduce the impact of Novel Corona Virus (COVlD-19). The ministry has for the  interim period allowed categorisation of all the proposals to manufacture bulk …

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Hollant villagers block road as precautionary measure

NT NETWORK VASCO- The villagers of Hollant on Saturday blocked the road, leading to Hollant beach as a safety and precautionary measure to stay away from the spread of novel Corona virus disease (Covid-19). Speakimg to the villagers who have followed the advisory issued by the directorate of health services in maintaining social distances while taking up the decision to …

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Margao chairperson, CO discuss distribution of essential commodities

NT NETWORKMARGAO : Chairperson of  Margao Municipal Council (MMC)  Pooja Naik held a meeting with the chief officer and the councilors to discuss on the  issue distribution of the essential commodities to the people residing in the council areas. The Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant has urged the councilors of  Goa municipalities and the panchas of  every panchayat to be volunteers …

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