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Pilerne labourers left in a lurch

NT NETWORK Pilerne: More than 500 construction labourers   are without food, water, electricity  and money  carrying out construction  work at Pilerne Industrial Estate. This has come to light were more than 500 construction labourers are stranded without food, water , electricity and money  at the construction site  and the Collector of North Goa who has instructed a distributor for Pilerne …

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60 samples sent for testing to Pune

NT NETWORK VASCO- A Dornier aircraft of Indian Navy carrying 60 samples for novel Corona virus (Covid-19) testing took off from INS Hansa to Pune late on Friday. The samples were carried by laboratory technicians from Goa state health department. The Goan medical team had earlier been airlifted to Pune on March 25 for Covid Test Facility setup training at …

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Four arrested, released on bail for unlawful assembly and disobeying order

NT NETWORK Mapusa: Mapusa police arrested four people for unlawful assembly and for disobeying order. The accused person was released on bail.   According to Mapusa police incident was reported on Friday evening where accused identified as Ramkrishna Thakur, 23, Rakesh Morjkar, 31, Aniket Vernekar20 and Anil Salgaonkar, 35 all resident of Mapusa with common object to form unlawful assembly and …

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45 people home quarantined in Curchorem

Caption NTNETWORK CURCHOREM: Forty five persons from Kakoda, Sanvordem, Dabal, Karmane, Curchorem and Xelvona coming under Curchorem police station have been home quarantined by the community health centre Curchorem as precautionary measure.  Their travel history of the people is being studied and there is possibility home quarantining of more persons. As per the list issued to beat head constables and …

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Deputy Speaker chalks out plan to supply essential commodities to the people.

NT NETWORKCanacona.Deputy Speaker and Canacona MLA Isidore Fernandes held a meeting with the government officials and elected members of Canacona to enable coordinated action for door to door delivery of food supplies. Sources informed that all measures required to check proper adequate supply during the lockdown and the road map was discussed during the meet held at the Municipal hall …

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Appointments for managing food supply, helpline

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state executive committee under state disaster management authority has appointed the Commercial Tax Commissioner Hemant and North Goa   Additional Collector Shashank Tripathi as nodal officer  for managing food supply and helpline for South and North Goa respectively. According to the order issued by the Secretary (Revenue) Sanjay Kumar stated that both officers shall coordinate and assess …

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Financial aid to labourers, construction workers

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Goa Labour welfare board has sanctioned  Rs 4000 each to four thousand labourers and the Goa building and other construction workers welfare board sanctioned Rs 6,000 to 15 thousand workers who are registered with the labour and employment department as an emergency relief during lockdown period. Labour and Employment Minister Jenifer Monseratte on Saturday said that …

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Shack owners concerned over future of thousands of staff members

NT NETWORK BENAULIM: In addition to a poor tourist season this year, shack owners now have another cause for concern with the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of Corona Virus. Thousands of workers from shacks are still stuck in the state and are worried about the future and when they would be able to return home. Speaking to this …

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Philip says government should reverse decision to keep grocery shops open

NT NETWORK VASCO- The state unit Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Jose Philip D’Souza has said that government should implement the total lock down in the state without compromising on the health of the people. D’Souza while speaking to this daily has informed that “Chief Minister Pramod Sawant should not bow down to the pressure of anybody, risking the lives of the people. The …

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Bagayatdars across state to remain shut for two days: Savaikar

NT NETWORK PONDA Following the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s announcement to open the grocery store across state, thousand of people thronged in to various stores of Ponda to make their purchases on Friday,  throwing  COVID – 19  precautions to the  wind. The Goa Bagayatdar one of biggest super Store in Ponda witnessed mad rush, with hundreds of people queued even before …

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