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Locals opposition to marina in Zuari intensifies

The Marina project supposed to come up in the Zuari has got the locals up in arms. They say that the will oppose the project tooth and nail by whatever means are at their disposal. They have submitted a memorandum to the governor and met the chief minister on the issue. The Marina project has been threatening to come to …

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Does Goa need separate circle for postal jobs to Goans?

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant has demanded a separate Goa circle for postal services. Because hardly any Goan gets employed in postal service. But Goa Hit Rakhan Manch counters this claim. According to them, Goans can get jobs in postal service even in the existing Maharashtra circle. But knowledge of Konkani should be made essential for vacancies in Goa region. …

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Meeting at CCP: Stakeholders want Blue Flag certification scrapped

There was opposition to the Blue Flag certification of beaches with the Corporation of the City of Panaji jurisdiction at a meeting was held at a meeting held in Panaji. The meeting also saw complaints that the inputs given by traditional fishermen did not reflect on the prepared plans. The CZMP has been facing opposition from all quarters. However there …

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International Girl child day celebrated

International Girl Child Day was celebrated on October 11. In Goa various programmes were held to mark the day.  The International Day of Girls initially began as a project of plan international a NGO. As on 2014 more than 62 million girls around the world had no access to education, a USAID report said. And globally, one in four girls are …

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Michael & Uday clash over casino shifting

Goa government and City Corporation of Panaji have clashed once again on the issue of casinos. CCP has refused to reconsider its decision to revoke trade licenses of casinos unless all casino vessels are shifted on the other side of Mandovi river. But government plans to shift only two vessels and then wait to shift all casinos to Mopa gaming …

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Shacks demolished at Agonda after round of passing the parcel

Shacks owners are still waiting for the order to start their businesses. But in Agonda an illegal structure – a shack – was finally demolished on Thursday. The high court had passed an order on 13th August. But the process of demolishing the same took this long as the panchayat said that it had no machinery to demolish the shack. …

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Should we give mid-day meals at School? questions Self Help groups

Self-help groups providing mid-day meals have not been paid their dues be education department since last four months. Women working with self-help group have complained that they do not have enough money to provide meals to schools. They came to the doors of education department to question why their bills have not been paid yet. But sadly, they had to …

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Beach Shacks: Court sets aside NGT order of shack policy

The High court on Monday set aside the order of the National Green Tribunal staying the Goa Shack policy. Now the decks are cleared for finalisation of shack allotment in both North and South Goa. However, the government was told to prepare the Coastal Zone Management Plan as soon as possible. Around 259 shacks are to come up in south …

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Govt to finally crack down on sewage in rivers

The Health department has cut of electricity and water of 82 households that were discharging sewage into rivers.  The department has issued notices to 4240 houses that were found to be prima facie guilty of this. The department will cut of the electricity and power of all those found guilty of this, the Health Minister Vishwajit Rane promised on Monday. …

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Mission Salcette: CM kick starts Mission Salcette

The BJP is taking forward Manohar Parrikar’s programme – Mission Salcette. Salcette has been a Congress bastion for a long time. Manohar Parrikar had managed to breach this by supporting and getting elected his MLAs known as the altar boys. However, that experiment failed in the last elections after Parrikar was called to the Centre. Now the new chief minister …

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