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Will Cortalim farmers agree to lease out their fields for a temporary parallel road?

Government is planning to build a temporary parallel road on Kuthali-Verna stretch rather than diverting the Madgao-Panaji traffic via Vasco for one year. But the major hurdle would be the issue of compensation.Many farmers have not been paid compensation till date of the field acquired earlier.PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Saturday visited the whole Kuthali-Verna stretch along with traffic police …

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Mandovi bridge opening postponed, but bridge to be ‘fully’ complete by 12 Jan

The inauguration of third Mandovi bridge has been postponed.Not because Congress has opposed it.But Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not available due to BJP’s national executive meeting from 11th to 13th January.The authorities however are confident that the bridge would be ready by 12th of January, as scheduled. Including the access road of Mershe. Nothing would remain incomplete.

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We are prepared for elections: Election Commission

The Election Commission is all prepared to hold any election and the revised draft voter’s roll would be published on 4th of January.Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa visited Goa on Saturday and reviewed the preparedness of local election office for the forthcoming Lok Sabha election.No discussion took place on the bye-elections of Shiroda and Mandrem.On his way to Belgaum, election commissioner …

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Mining dependents plans to show black flags to PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be greeted in Goa with black flags when he comes here to inaugurate the third Mandovi bridge on 12th of January.Yes, from the mining dependents and all the opposition parties.This action would be then followed by Goa Bandh on a later date. This decision was taken at an all-party meeting convened by Goa People’s Mining …

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Beaches get crowded, tough time for life guards as sea water rises

With peak tourism season beginning during Christmas, Goa’s beaches have started becoming crowdy day by day.Life Guards are facing a tough time also because the water level has suddenly risen in the last four days. Especially on Calangute, Colva and Morji beaches. Police and life guards of Drishti are having a tough time in the coastal belt with number of …

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60,000 vehicles will enter Goa to celebrate New Year

Goa traffic police is going to have a tough time on New Year eve, especially in the coastal belt. Police are expecting not less than 60 thousand vehicles to enter Goa on 31st December.The traffic police plan to manage the chaos with the help of home guard, IRB platoons and district police.The real challenge is in the coastal belt of …

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Nuvem Christmas dance stopped; Girish blames Vijai, Minister denies

After Formalin, Christmas dance has become a political battle in Salcete.And once again between Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai and Congress state president Girish Chodankar.Congress alleges that Vijai has stopped traditional dance of Nuvem to promote Fatorda dance.Vijai denies any political intereference. But Collector admits that he had received instructions from Chief Minister’s Office.

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Decision on Cortalim traffic diversion on Fri

Goa government is expected to take a final decision on Friday on how and when to divert Madgao-Panaji traffic by closing the highway from Verna to Kuthali circle. Due to the overbridge work from Kuthali bridge to Verna, the road is expected to be closed for at least one year. Agashi to Kuthali has already become a major bottleneck due …

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