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City ODF work to resume after Chaturthi celebration

NT NETWORK Panaji Work on open defecation free (ODF) in the city will be resumed after Ganesh Chaturthi celebration, informed a source from the Corporation of City of Panaji, on Friday. Speaking on a condition of anonymity, the source revealed that many workers who were on the job left for their homes to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, but all efforts are …

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Chapora river level far below ‘danger mark’

NT NETWORK Bicholim Flooding in Sal, Mencurem and Dhumase in the Bicholim taluka was  ruled out on Friday as the Chapora river water level was far below the danger mark. Water is being gradually released from the Tillari dam, and there is no possibility  of flooding as the Chapora river is flowing far below danger mark, informed Bicholim mamlatdar Praveenjay …

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City ODF work to resume after Chaturthi celebration

NT NETWORK Panaji Work on open defecation free (ODF) in the city will be resumed after Ganesh Chaturthi celebration, informed a source from the Corporation of City of Panaji, on Friday. Speaking on a condition of anonymity, the source revealed that many workers who were on the job left for their homes to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, but all efforts are …

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2 held in separate drugs raids in city

NT NETWORK Panaji In two separate raids, Panaji town police arrested two persons for possessing contraband drugs. In the first case, one Hanumanta Karbimann, aged 22 from Kevnem-Taleigao was arrested from along DB Marg, Campal ground while in the second case, Sandesh Kutkar from Panchwadi-Shiroda-Ponda was arrested from Miramar on Thursday. Police sub-inspector Rahul Naik, who is investigating the case …

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Rape accused surrenders months after registration of case

NT NETWORK Margao Almost six months after he was booked for allegedly raping a minor girl and allegedly extorting jewellery worth Rs 27 lakh, Mohammad Isaq alias Azaan Hingora aged 22 years from Charminar, Hyderabad surrendered before Margao police on Friday. Police informed that the accused has been placed under arrest for clicking the girl’s nude pictures and extorting jewellery worth Rs 27 …

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South Goa likely to get medical college

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the central government has in-principle agreed to approve additional medical colleges to Goa, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday said that the state government is considering starting a new medical college in Margao in South Goa district. “The central government recently took a decision to set up 75 medical colleges in the country and we …

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Land notified for electronic cluster

NT NETWORK Panaji Boosting the prospects of an electronic manufacturing cluster (EMC) at Tuem, the state government on Thursday notified 5.97 lakh square metres of land for the project as part of its promised infrastructure for the local information technology (IT) industry. The notification issued by the department of information and technology (DoIT) reserves land in Tuem village, covering survey …

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Coach booked for raping minor swimmer

NT NETWORK Mapusa A case of rape and criminal intimidation was registered against a swimming coach by Mapusa police on Thursday for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old minor female swimmer, who is a national junior gold medalist. Ironically, the swimming coach was booked on Teachers’ Day. The accused, identified by police as Surajit Ganguly, is presently on the run and a …

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GSA terminates services of swimming coach

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goa Swimming Association (GSA) on Thursday terminated the services of swimming coach Surajit Ganguly, who was deputed to Goa by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), after a video of him sexually abusing a 15-year-old female athlete emerged online. “I have taken a strong view of the incident. The Goa Swimming Association has terminated the contract …

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Chicalim sailor continues to remain stranded on seized oil tanker

NT NETWORK Margao Chicalim seafarer Govind Naik continues to remain stranded on the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized in Iran back in July, even as seven other crewmembers were freed on Wednesday. Naik and the remaining members of the 23 crewmembers on the seized oil tanker are yet to be released, but have been treated well and …

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