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Chicalim locals demand moratorium on issuance of construction licences

NT NETWORK VASCO Chicalim gram sabha, which was held on Sunday, discussed a wide range of issues such as dumping of garbage along the roadside, installation of mobile towers, installation of water meters at drinking wells besides development works. The gram sabha passed the budget for the financial year 2016-17. The issue of garbage dumping along the roadside at Matvem, …

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Madkai temple idol issue: court orders status quo

NT NETWORK PONDA The Ponda District Court on Saturday kept pending the petition filed by Shri Devi Navdurga Pratishthan against the government of Goa and ordered status quo over installation of new idol of the deity of Goddess Navdurga of Madkai temple by the temple committee. The petition was filed by the Shri Devi Navdurga Pratishthan for a stay on …

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CM emphasises need for preserving state’s rich cultural heritage

NT NETWORK BICHOLIM Emphasizing the need for preserving the rich cultural heritage of the state, the Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that Goa should not lose its identity. Bhatgram Mahotsav has been successful in depicting the real tradition, culture and folk art, Parsekar said adding the Mahotsav has earned a name and fame in the country. He was addressing the …

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CM assures support for all round development of Bicholim

NT NETWORK BICHOLIM Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has assured the residents of Bicholim town and members of Bicholim Municipal Council (BMC) that the government has decided to carry out all-round development of Bicholim by sorting out major issues and fulfilling the demands of its residents. Parsekar was speaking late Friday evening at a special meeting of the BMC members along …

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Faced with regular delays of govt tractor, Guirim farmers’ club purchases own machine

NT NETWORK GUIRIM The Porvorim MLA Rohan Khaunte on Tuesday inaugurated a tractor worth Rs 7.5 lakh which has been purchased by the newly formed Greenfield Farmers Club of Guirim, during a function held at Bhumika Devi temple at Guirim. The farmers said that the fields in Guirim were left uncultivated as tractors from the agriculture department could not reach …

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TRIBUTES TO CHHATRAPATI

tributes to Chhatrapati: Young boys and girls participate in a rally organised by Shiv Jayanti Samaroh  Samiti on the occasion of Shiv Jayanti, in Panaji on Friday

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Cong does not rule out post-poll alliance with MGP

  PANAJI: Accusing the regional parties in Goa of being ideologically bankrupt, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Digvijay Singh, however, did not rule out a post-poll alliance with MGP in the state.

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No let-up in situation at Margao statistics sub-office

  MARGAO: Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza, who also holds the revenue portfolio, had paid a surprise visit to the sub-office of the Planning and Statistics Department located at sub-registrar’s office, Margao a week ago, and had found long queues of people seeking birth and death certificates there.

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Salvador Souza Rose Garden in city still awaiting makeover

  PANAJI: The Panaji city was once known as the garden city of Goa as there were several gardens here at the time of Liberation, but slowly one by one all the gardens lost their glory due to non-maintenance except for Orta de Garcia.

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Rib-tickling creations that make you think

  When Alexyz, Goa’s best known and highly regarded cartoonist, is slated to conduct Planet J’s next workshop, it definitely creates a stir and of course a rush of applications. The Cartooning Workshop which will be held on February 28 at Dempo House, Panaji from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. is open to those between the ages of 16 and …

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