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Saltpans in Salcete have seen better days

JOAO SOUSA M | NT Principal Correspondent NAVELIM Once the heart of salt-making in Goa, saltpans in Salcete taluka are on the verge of extinction as production has dropped drastically over the years. Ironically, the water resource department has no statistical data on the saltpans in Salcete taluka. The department does not have any record as how many saltpans have …

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CM needs to meet stakeholders to resolve Dabolim garbage problem: Godinho

NT NETWORK VASCO Dabolim MLA Mauvin Godinho has informed that Chicalim comunidade has allocated land for composting pits in order to help Chicalim panchayat in tackling garbage problem. Godinho was addressing media after having a meeting with Chicalim panchayat members in his constituency. The meeting was attended by sarpanch Prajyoti Kudalkar, panch members Sebastiao Pereira, Raul D’Costa, Nilam Naik, panchayat …

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Goa pulls out of I-League

  AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Sports Editor PANAJI: Goa is out of the I-League. After being in the I-league for nine years and realising that it is not proving to be beneficial for Goan football or to their clubs, all three Goan teams – Dempo SC, Sporting Clube de Goa and Salgaocar FC – have decided to withdraw from the …

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Bringing out the true essence of Sao Joao

  The most awaited festival of the monsoons, Sao Joao was celebrated throughout the state on June 24 with fun, great pomp and gaiety. The day long celebration commenced with making of the traditional ‘kopel’. At various places across the state, men and boys jumped in the wells wearing their kopels. Several Goan delicacies such as patolios and sweets made …

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Bypass project: Nuvem farmers fear inundation of fields

MARGAO: As the PWD will be submitting status report on the western  bypass work to the  High Court during the scheduled hearing on Monday, the  farmers of  Nuvem  are  apprehensive of inundation of their paddy fields as the rains till now have already led to water-logging in the low-lying areas.

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