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2 more complaints filed against Cong Mahila chief on minor naming

Goa Mahila Congress president Pratima Coutinho is stuck in a legal tangle.Two more complaints have been lodged against Pratima for revealing the name of a minor in a sexual assault case.On Monday Pratima had sought to defend herself after Savera president Tara Kerkar had filed the first case.

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NGOs-Parties unite to fight CRZ notification, threaten to approach court

The agitation against new CRZ notification is becoming bigger with many NGOs and even political parties coming together to fight it out.And if the notification with all the amendments is not scrapped, they have also threatened to approach the court. NGOs and political have formed a front to protest against the government giving its nod to the draft CRZ notifications.

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Sudin will resign if proved that he takes ‘commission’: MGP

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has said they would tell their leader Sudin Dhavalikar to resign as minister if anybody proves that he takes commission for the works done by the PWD.The allegation in this regard was made by Dhavalikar’s own ministerial colleague Govind Gaude.The MGP has now started asking for Gaude’s head if the BJP wants MGP’s support for Lok …

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Animal Man conflict: Girl killed after hitting Bison

In a tragic incident at Guleli, Sattari a 23 year old girl Pujan Melekar was killed after a Bison hit her while she was riding her bike.This is the 2nd such death within 15 days.Locals came out on streets demanding a solution from the Government.

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Higher education must adapt to industry expectations: President Kovind

As societies struggle with implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, higher education has to adapt to new expectations says President of India Ram Nath Kovind.He also said Goa’s contribution in higher education is impressive and girls are soaring in the academics.

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Rain aftermath: Gaodongrim to Netravali road blocked due to landslides

In the aftermath of the incessant rains seen yesterday, the Gaodongrim to Netravali Angem Highway was blocked for four wheelers after a portion of the road gets washed away at Ambeghat on Saturday.The state has been hit by almost continuous rains since Thursday night throwing the state out of gear.

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Marathi-speaking only 10% in Goa, but Hindi-speaking more than Marathi in South Goa

It is a myth that Konkani speaking people are declining in Goa. On the contrary, what is declining are the people who claim that Marathi is their mother tongue.Along with that, the spoken languages on the decline are Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu. And what is doubled are the Hindi-speaking people in Goa. Some Goans are still claiming that Marathi …

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ICUs to be outsourced as per Central model: Vishwajit

The Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that the outsourcing of ICU at various primary health centres as part of a central blueprint.The health minister also said that the health department did not have the resource persons or the ability to handle these ICU’s.

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Rains wreak havoc, major parts of Goa underwater

Rains wreaked havoc across Goa on Friday. Rainfall that started from late evening on Thursday resulted in a flood-like situation in many parts of Goa.In fact, the MET department has predicted heavy rainfall over the weekend. Red alert issued for next two days.

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Cong demands inquiry into state’s bad roads

State Congress on Friday has demanded a time-bound inquiry by Vigilance Department on how roads built in the state in the last six years have been washed away after the first rains.The party has demanded that responsibility be fixed for this. Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik alleged that some roads have been washed away after a month of being hot mixed

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