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Central funds to come, Touristic places to be beautified: Sopte

Centre will give around 1500 crore rupees for tourism in the state. The Goa Tourism Development Corporation Chairman Dayanand Sopte said that famous heritage sites, monuments, beaches, and touristic places will be developed and restored. And this will help to boost the tourism industry as it would ensure that more tourist would visit the state. Sopte spoke to media about …

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Shiv Sena threatens to teach a lesson to ‘bhaile’ vendors

Shiv Sena has threatened to act against vendors who come to Goa from outside the state during Chovoth to sell fruits and flowers. Goan vendors have lost business as whole markets are dominated by outsiders, is the allegation by the Shiv Sena. The Government should take action even if local bodies give them permission or the Shiv Sena will teach …

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Dry taps: 6th day running; govt falters on alternate arrangements,

Its the 6th day since the capital Panaji does not have water. And the Tuesday afternoon deadline has now passed. Now the PWD minister says that Panjim will get water by Wednesday morning. The officials are optimistic, people cynical. And the opposition Congress has demanded the resignation of the chief minister.  The opposition Congress has called for the resignation of …

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Mayem Khajans destroyed, mining silt add up to the problem

Farmers from Mayem has demanded compensation for their Khajan fields in Mulakh Mayem which were destroyed by recent floods. Farmers have also complained that mining silt have accumulated in their fields and they want the silt to be clear.  The recent heavy rains had flooded the fields in Mayem. The downpour led to mining silt flow in the fields. The …

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People dying of dengue, but Govt is adopting a whose father what goes attitude: NCP

On daily basis there are many cases registered at the Sub district hospital in Chicalim of suspected dengue. The NCP have condemned the death of a 22 year old youth of suspected Dengue. The NCP has come down heavily on the Sub district hospital in Chicalim for its sorry state of affairs. NCP president Jose Philip D’Souza said that he …

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Will the water come? Pipeline work still on

Its been the 4th day for people of Tiswadi and Ponda to be without water. The government has not been able to cope with the demand of the people, This has resulted in people being left at the mercy of the private tankers. The repair works of the Opa Water pipeline continues. Monday has come and gone. This was the …

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SC dismisses Tejpal plea in rape case, verdict expected in 6 months

There is a hope that verdict on a rape case involving former editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, would be delivered in next six months . Because Supreme Court on Monday has dismissed his plea to grant him relief and ordered Mapusa court to finish the trial in next six month. The next hearing is on 23rd September.  India’s one-time celebrity mediaman …

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Work on water pipeline on, as taps run dry in Tiswadi, Ponda

The repairs work of the broken water pipeline at Curti-Khandepar is going at war level, Water department officials said. Department hopes to complete the work within two days. In the meantime Tiswadi including the capital city and large parts of Ponda are suffering from dry taps with private tanker owners earning a bonanza. A major water pipeline supplying water to …

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Vasco minor murder solved; 11 year old arrested for the murder

The police have solved the case where a 7-year-old was murdered during the Saptah festival. DySP Sunita Sawant said that a 11-year-old was responsible and has been apprehended for the crime.  The murder had taken place on 12th August during the Saptah festival. The body of the 7 year old kid was found near the Kusumbi building.  

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ACB raid raids NFSA godown on suspicion of smuggling grains

the Anti-corruption bureau on Friday raided the NFSA godown situated at Colvale. The raid was conducted on suspicion of alleged irregularities and suspected smuggling of food grains.  A FIR was filed 406 of the IPC and Section 13 of the Corruption Act has been registered. ACB sources said that verification to find out if there were any other places also …

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