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Pharmacies staring at short supply

NT NETWORK Margao Soon after the scarcity of   essential commodities, pharmacies may soon run out of supplies as distributors have closed their shops. Pharmacies across Salcete have expressed concerns that if the situation does not improve the pharmacies and hospitals could soon run out of supplies as distributors and suppliers scramble to get the curfew passes. An operator informed that …

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Catholics pray from home on Easter Sunday

NT NETWORK Canacona Christians all over the world have perhaps stayed indoors for the first time during the Holy Week of the Lent as they celebrate Easter on April 12. As advised by the leaders of the Church all the faithfuls from Canacona have changed their ways of community gathering in the Church to that of praying at home to …

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Offence registered against teenagers for assaulting youth from Chaferan Vaddem

NT NETWORK Vasco The Vasco police have registered an offence against several youths and teenagers for forming an unlawful assembly and assaulting a youth from Chaferan Vaddem. As per complaint lodged by the mother of the victim, the accused persons Sharif Shaikh, Milton Menezes and others residing at last bus stop at New-Vaddem, allegedly formed an unlawful assembly and with …

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Offence registered against teenagers for assaulting youth from Chaferan Vaddem

NT NETWORK Vasco The Vasco police have registered an offence against several youths and teenagers for forming an unlawful assembly and assaulting a youth from Chaferan Vaddem. As per complaint lodged by the mother of the victim, the accused persons Sharif Shaikh, Milton Menezes and others residing at last bus stop at New-Vaddem, allegedly formed an unlawful assembly and with …

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Senior citizens in Porvorim areas satisfied with door delivery system

NT NETWORK PANAJI Senior citizens in the Journalist colony, Pundalik Nagar, Kranti Nagar, Alto-Betim and Betim areas heaved a sigh of relief as they got vegetables, fresh fish, milk, pao and fruits except for grocery items at their door steps at slightly higher rates. While vegetable vendors in Porvorim stated that no vegetables are available in the wholesale market and …

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PM has taken correct decision to extend lockdown: Kejriwal

PTI New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a correct decision to extend the nationwide lockdown, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said after a videoconference of chief ministers with the PM on Saturday. However, there has been no official announcement of the extension of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, which ends on April 14, yet. “PM has taken correct decision to …

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Salcete physicians shut clinics for fear of contracting Coronavirus infection

NT NETWORK Margao People are seen queuing up at the pharmacies in  Salcete for consultations and buying medicines as many general physicians in the village private clinics, refused to see them during  the lockdown  period for fear of  getting  the coronavirus infection.  This daily is informed that several general physicians, pediatricians, cardiologists in Salcete have shut their clinics and are directly refusing to see …

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Small outlets whip up Easter treats in lockdown

NT NETWORK Margao Even though the Catholic community in the state celebrates Easter on Sunday, devotees won’t be able to go to church. They are however relying on digital means of attending mass while stocking up on items to bring in the feast at home. On Saturday morning, many roads in South Goa were seen busy with vehicles moving around …

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GSCB wipes off Rs 100 cr of past losses for 2019-20

NT NETWORK Panaji In the midst of Coronavirus gloom, Goa State Cooperative Bank (GSCB) on Saturday, reported an all round turnaround in financials for 2019-20. The bank wiped off Rs 100 crore of past losses out of Rs 113 crore of losses accumulated since 2006-07. The bank is aiming to wipe off the balance loss of Rs 13 crore in the …

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States directed not to allow social, religious congregation in April

NT NETWORK Panaji In a strict compliance to lockdown, the home ministry has directed all states and union territories to not allow any social, religious congregation, gathering or procession in the month of April. “In view of the ensuing festivals in the month of April 2020, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has directed all States/UTs to ensure strict compliance …

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