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Maid held in gold theft case in Ponda

NT NETWORK Ponda Police on Saturday arrested a 48-year-old house maid for allegedly stealing gold ornaments worth Rs 1 lakh from a flat, based on a complaint lodged by the flat owner Ganesh Manerkar. The accused maid is identified as Shainaz Nalvatar, resident of Shapur Ponda and native of Karnataka. According to police the accused maid committed theft of three …

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26 killed as typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

Tokyo: Japan has launched a huge operation to provide humanitarian assistance and assess the damage wrought by typhoon Hagibis after its hurricane-force winds and torrential rain killed at least 26 people and sparked major flooding. At least 26 people are known to have died in the storm and 18 people are still missing in central, eastern and northern areas of …

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Chargesheet filed in dual citizenship case

NT NETWORK Panaji The crime branch police have submitted the chargesheet before a court in Panaji against Aires Rodrigues in connection with the alleged 2016 dual citizenship case. It may be recalled that in January 2016, the Old Goa police had registered FIR against Rodrigues, a resident of Ribandar. The FIR was registered based on a complaint filed by Calvert …

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Margao civic body to file PIL over garbage dumping

Margao : Chairperson of Margao Municipal Council (MMC) Babita Prabhudesai on Tuesday said the council has decided to file a public interest litigation (PIL) in the court against panchayats over dumping of waste in the MMC jurisdiction. Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’, Prabhudesai said, “We have decided to file a PIL in the court against neighbouring panchayats over waste dumping in the MMC jurisdiction and also at the black spots.  MMC …

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Two goals dominate first round as Salgaocar FC beat Signals 2-0

NT NETWORK Duler The number two continued to dominate the first round of the Goa Professional league (GPL) with Salgaocar FC registering an unconvincing 2-0 win over Corps of Signals at Duler stadium on Saturday. In a game that never raised to great heights, the lads from Vasco were made to huff and puff before they established their superiority through …

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Rohit Test career gets new lease of life

Visakhapatnam: Rohit Sharma’s Test career got a new lease of life as he struck an unbeaten 115 in his first innings as an opener to take India to a commanding 202 for no loss against South Africa before rain washed out the final session of the series-opener, here on Wednesday. There was an 80 percent chance of rain on the …

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Stealers Of Goa’s Fish

Agencies to stop illegal fishing must have teeth that can bite Goan fishermen had to wage a battle on their own off the Baga beach on Wednesday to stop illegal bull trawling by fishermen from Karnataka to protect marine resources within Goa’s waters and their livelihood. Fifteen local fishermen, arming themselves to defend themselves from any attack from the intruding …

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There is 26% deficit in GST mop-up in Goa: CM

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday disclosed that there has been 26 per cent deficit in goods and service tax collections in Goa. Addressing a press conference at his official residence, Sawant said the state will get compensation on GST for two more years from the Centre. “Most of the states, including Goa, have requested the Finance …

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Bus truck collide at Balli, 4 serious

An collision between a goods truck and a passenger bus resulted in 4 persons including the driver of the bus getting critically injured. The accident took place at Bali on the Cuncolim Canacona highway. A total of 15 people have been injured out of which 10 were shifted to Hospicio and 5 admitted to the local primary health centre.  The …

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Domestic, Global headwinds to drag FY20 GDP growth to six-year low: Ind-Ra

IANS NEW DELHI Gross domestic product India Ratings and Research (Fitch Group) has revised India’s FY20 gross domestic product (GDP) growth downwards to 6.7% (six-year low) from its earlier forecast of 7.3%. The agency expects FY20 to be the third consecutive year of subdued growth pushed by (i) a slowdown in consumption demand; (ii) delayed and uneven progress of monsoon …

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