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New Covid19 case in Chinchal Margao

Locals went for a complete lockdown after a new case of #covid19 was found on Friday. A person tested positive for Covid19 at Chinchal, Margao on Friday. After a person was tested positive at Chinchal Wado in Margao, locals opted to go under complete lockdown.In this week Goa witnessed rise in the number of Covid19 cases all over the state. 

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Online Education not compulsory: CM

Online education has not been made compulsory, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant clarified when he was asked about the people who cannot afford smartphone? He said those schools which have started online classes should continue with same method even after pandemic gets over. Schools normally start in the month of June. But due to the coronavirus pandemic many things including the …

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Goa Revolution Day celebrated

The 75th Goa Revolution Day was celebrated all over the state on Thursday. Functions were organised at various places to mark the day. It was on this day in 1946, the spark was lit to start a struggle against the oppressive Portuguese rule. This eventually resulted in the liberation of Goa on 19th  of December, 1961. In Panaji, Chief Minister …

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Govt has no plans for monsoon in Bicholim: Sawal; Govt prepared: Patnekar

The government’s lack of any pre-monsoon planning for Bicholim town and surrounding areas can lead to floods in these areas, fears former Bicholim MLA Naresh Sawal. However, present MLA and Speaker Rajesh Patnekar says the government has already made arrangements. But, he also admitted the State officials have not conducted any work of the Tillari water canals. Most  parts of …

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4 injured after falling into the manhole dug to lay power cable

The manholes dug to lay underground power cables in middle of the road at Balli in Quepem has turned into a death trap for motorists. The manholes were filled with rain water and as result motorists could not notice it leading to four persons meeting with accidents. The manholes were dug to lay underground cables. Local Santosh Phaldessai said many …

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Youngsters take up agricultural activity in Chicalim

The agricultural activity in Chicalim came alive with the active participation of the village youth on Wednesday. The youth took the first step to cultivate paddy . Led spiritedly by the Parish Priest Fr Dr Bolmax Pereira, the parish youth of the St. Francis Xavier Church of Chicalim descended into the local paddy fields to carry out ‘Tombop’ and ‘Vompop’  …

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Goa receives heavy showers with some urban areas getting waterlogged

Goa received heavy showers on Tuesday with some areas in urban centres getting inundated. There was a landslide on the Chorla Ghat. Traffic was disrupted and it took more than three hours to clear the road. Cyclonic circulations prevails  over the north-east Arabian Sea off South Gujarat and Maharashtra coast. During the next 24 hours, light to moderate rains with  …

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Revolution day to be celebrated at Margao in restricted manner

18 June 1946, the day when Ram Manohar Lohia had lit the torch of Goa liberation movement at Margao. Freedom fighters celebrate this day with great respect by coming together at Kranti Maidan in Margao. However, first time in last 74 years no speech will be delivered at historic Kranti Maidan. The revolution day will be celebrated in restricted manner …

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Locals seal Saleli waterfall after visitors create nuisance

Saleli youth have sealed the waterfall in their village. Many villages are being sealed and unsealed due to the fear of the corona virus. But there is different reason behind sealing of the Saleli village. Salelkar are upset over miscreants visiting waterfall and creating problems after drinking alcohol. Now, the youths have Saleli have blocked the road leading to the …

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