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Yet another accident on Bandora fly-over

Yet another accident took place on hazardous Bandora flyover. Despite complaints, protests and four accident taking place in the past 6 months on the fly-over, authorities have not taken any action till date. On Monday, a Maharashtra registered truck met with an accident at this spot. The driver lost control over on the sharp turn and the truck hit the …

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Congress alleges Rs60 crore scam in Fatorda stadium work

Congress has alleged a 60 crore rupees scam in the Fatorda stadium upgradation work. The party has called for an inquiry into the alleged scam and suspension of the officials involved in the scam  The Government had recently spent  60 crore rupees  for the repair and renovation of the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Fatorda.  However, recently more than 300  …

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E auction by Aug 22; will try and strengthen Goa-Russo ties, says CM before Russian trip

The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on his way to Russia as part of the Indian delegation of 150 ministers led by Piyush Goel reiterated that e auction of ore will begin by August 22. a little more than 5 tonnes of 50 grade ore will be auctioned. He said that the trip to Russia could sort out issues and also …

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NIT Goa to start functioning in two years: NIT director

National Institute of Technology is getting ready in another two years. NIT Goa Director Dr Gopal Mugeraya said the campus will be set up on 670,000 square feet area and it will accommodate 1,500 students and have 150 faculty members and 90 class rooms. The first phase will cost 300 crore rupees.

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Rescue teams still not reached Divar; locals in dire straits

Muddiwado, Bhakrowado and Marjuve areas of Divar islands are not contactable. Also till date no government machinery has reached these areas on rescue operations. Students have not gone for school for last 7 days as entire road is submerged. Local are up in arms over the lethargic attitude of government. Rescue teams and their MLAs are in contacted with other …

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Heavy showers may continue till Sunday, Veg prices keep going up

There was a little respite on Friday morning as incessant rains stopped for a while and Goans enjoyed bright sunlight. But MET department has said that rains would continue for the next 2 days. That too heavy showers with gusty winds in some places. Meanwhile, Goa continues suffering due to no supply of vegetables and milk. Reason: 1. All three …

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All taxis on the road & Goa Miles to continue

It’s all over. One by one, all the taxi operators’s associations have called off their indefinite strike. The last was North Goa who called it off on Friday. That too without Goa Miles App being scrapped. This is the first victory of Dr Pramod Sawant after taking over as the chief minister. While Goa miles is firm on their stand …

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150 evacuated, houses collapse, villages turn into rivers

Houses collapsed, vehicles damaged, roads have become rivers. And over 150 people were evacuated on Wednesday as the incessant rain simply refused to stop on the fourth day. The situation in neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra is worse than this. Many people died while whole villages were submerged. One Goan was on the way to Belgaum when his car got washed …

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Electricity Dept forced to divert power from Industry to residents, leading to losses, says Cabral

Electricity department has to cut supply to starred hotels and divert it to local consumers. This is because Goa does not get proper power supply, Power minister Nilesh Cabral told the house on Thursday. Not only hotels, but Verna Industrial estate too is facing similar problems. Cabral assured that he would upgrade infrastructure. The issue of frequent power cuts was …

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Panaji, Mapusa ODP to go back to planning boards after oppn leader questions legality

Government has decided to re-draft the Panaji and Mapusa Outline Development Plans. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that no permissions would be given to establishment under the old ODP. The decision was taken after Opposition Leader Digambar Kamat alleged that old ODP was illegal. Digambar Kamat told the house that according to law maximum 3 members, including the town planner, …

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