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Hopeful for solution for mining by Dec, says CM after meeting Shah in Delhi

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the solution for current mining imbroglio would be found by December, this year. He told media that he had met the Home Minister Amit Shah, the Minies Minister, Prahlad Joshi and that the Centre was working on two options to find a solution to the mining embrologio. The chief minister said that some …

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Season’s 1st Russian charter flight lands Goa

Russians are coming. The 1st chartered flight of the tourist season arrived with tourists from Russia to Goa at 6.30 in the morning on Friday. A Royal Airlines flight landed at Dabolim Airport carrying 218 passengers including crew members. The tourists were greeted with roses upon their arrival and sweets were distributed at the reception terminal at the airport. On …

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Face cases from next month or pay power arrears: Cabral

Government will start filing cases from November against the defaulters of power bills. Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has said neither private parties nor government departments and institutions would be spared. The amount of total arrears would be around 350 crore rupees. Nilesh Cabral has gone tough on the payment of power bill arrears. He is bent upon recovering all the …

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Conduct public hearing on marina project after CZMP : Fishermen

Traditional fishermen have submitted a memorandum to the Additional Collector of Panaji asking the public hearing on marina project at Nauxi be held after the CZMP is finalised . The fishermen also accused the MPT of acting like a state within the state and leasing a long stretch of land in Nauxi to a private company for 30 years. The …

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For whose benefit Casinos to Aguada, Mr Michael?

For whose benefit Michael Lobo wants to get casinos to Aguada bay? Do Goans benefit financially with casinos? Then why is the state Government still in debts? These are some pertinent questions raised by Michael’s constituents from Calangute. The Calangute Forum has strongly condemned their MLA’s move. On Thursday members of the Calangute Constituency Forum along with Saligao & Pilern …

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Top politician behind organizing a nude party?

Who is behind the nude party organised in Pedne? The main politicians from Pedne itself. This is an allegation made by Goa Surkasha Manch chief Subhash Velingkar. Supporting his contention, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has gone a step ahead and demanded that chief minister should expel these politicians. GSM chief Velingkar has come down heavily on the BJP government. He claims …

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Banning single use plastics is a step forward in Gandhi’s thoughts: CM

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said it may not be possible to take all of Gandhiji’s thoughts forward, but the government has taken one step in cleanliness and banned single use plastics. He said it is a three-step move : awareness, availability and avoidance. The Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary was observed  at Old Goa. The chief minister …

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Dhavalikar says reduction of road tax proposal ill conceived

The former PWD and Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has come out strongly against the government policies on repairing potholes as well as action promised against erring government contractors. Also the proposal to reduce road tax. The circular that the government has sent out – saying that hot mix plants cannot start before the 15th of November should be withdrawn. If not …

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Police beat up rape survivor, try to hush up rape case: Bailancho Saad

The government says that it is on the side of Women. Its slogan Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao is being touted all over. However, calling it a lip service, Bailancho Saad has brought to the light a case where rape survivor was beaten up by the police while trying to cover up the rape case. Women groups are up in arms …

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Drugs sold in Sankhli, CM takes Velingkar’s challenge

Where are drugs sold in Goa? Right in the constituency of chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant. I’ll give names of the places. Let police raid and arrest the drug traders. This is a direct challenge thrown up by rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar at the CM. And CM has also taken up the challenge. Give the names, I will arrest …

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