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Naphtha carrying tanker shipwrecked off Raj Bhavan

A tanker carrying almost 3000 MT of highly explosive Naphta ran aground on some rocks around 2.5 kms off Cabo, Dona Paula. The Nu Shi Nalini drifted from Vasco due to the cyclonic conditions after it was left unmanned by its crew while it was anchored off the MPT port. On Thursday the boat drifted off due to inclement weather …

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Cyclone gone but gusty winds to be continue

Finally the cyclone has gone away. Right towards Oman. But leaving behind the fury of wind everywhere. Huge trees fell down, vehicles damaged and even ferry boats flooded with rising water in the rivers. Yes, the cyclone has gone away, but not the blowing wind. And it was a real nightmare for the whole Goa on Thursday night. Strong winds …

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CCP has not paid 1 crore rupees as promised: Nilesh

The Power Minister has said that Corporation of the City of Panaji has failed to deposit the promised one crore rupees with the Electricity Department before the 16th of this month as the first instalment towards payment of dues. He said he will take action. Around 2nd of October the  electricity of CCP market was disconnected for non-payment of arrears amounting …

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JICA project work to start next week: Pauskar

Water supply under JICA scheme would start by next year. PWD minister Dipak Pauskar has said a new tender has already been granted and work would begin next week. Pauskar visited PWD office at Fatorda on Tuesday and heard grievances of the employees. He has also decided to make himself available to the public at office of Monte hill every …

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Goans get ready for wet Diwali as met predicts wet week

Goans get ready for a wet Diwali. The MET department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next week. And Goa beware. The next 2 days will witness thunder, lightning and very heavy rainfall. The state has crossed its monthly average long back. And the MET department has already announced that the Monsoon has exited the state. The …

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Why is Govt silent on Drishti? Striking Lifeguards question

Goan tourists mainly come for the states palm fringed beaches. But it has been almost a week that Dristhi life guards are on strike. While the lifeguards have been on strike, nearly 5 deaths have been reported on Goan beaches. But there has been no effort to sort out the issue, the striking lifeguard claim. These lifeguards are questioning as …

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Congress attacks Goel on his statement on NGOs

The Congress has attacked Union Minister Piyush Goel for his criticism of NGOs during his speech at the Valedictory function of Vibrant Goa. Spokesmen Swati Kerkar said that it was because of the NGOs that Goa still retained its identity. Goyal on Saturday had said that a mass movement was needed against those who were stopping development in the country …

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Make Goa ‘neighbour’s envy, owner’s pride’: Piyush Goel

Develop Goa as neighbour’s envy, owner’s pride. Compete with all the states including neighbouring Maharashtra. Make Goa the prime destination for tourism. Central government will give you all kind of help to resolve any difficulties you face. This is the assurance given by railway minister Piyush Goel. Goel was speaking at the valedictory function of three-day Vibrant Goa Global Expo …

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