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Commuters face harrowing time on pothole-dotted Calangute roads

  CALANGUTE: The villagers of Calangute have expressed resentment over the bad condition of the roads in the village. The roads have developed potholes due to the ongoing sewerage work. Calangute MLA Michael Lobo had called for a meeting on Thursday at his office. The villagers and officials of WRD, PWD and JICA met and discussed various village issues.

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Wild edible plants in demand as vegetable prices shoot up

By Bhiva P Parab | NT PANAJI With monsoon arriving, wild vegetables like taikilo (cassia tora), tere or tero, kudduk etc have grown mainly in rural areas and are in great demand as prices of local vegetables as well as vegetables from other states have gone up. Wild vegetables grow near houses, roadsides, in fields and forested areas. The vegetables …

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City green cover largely unharmed

Abdul Wahab Khan | NT PANAJI Well known for its green spaces and heritage building, Panaji has a host of impressive plant and tree species providing a spectacular visual pageant across the city. Thanks to public vigilance the variety of tree and plant species contributing to Panaji biodiversity has remained unharmed so far. In December 2003, the government had decided …

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FULL BODY STRETCHING

FULL BODY STRETCHING: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with his wife Smita, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza, Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar and others take part in yoga session at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor Stadium, Bambolim to mark the International Yoga Day

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Monsoon finally arrives in state

  PANAJI: Monsoon finally arrived in the state after a delay of about 12 days, the Goa IMD has confirmed. An IMD official said, “Monsoon arrived in many parts of Goa on Monday, but it is still weak and in coming days, it will get active over the entire state. There has been a delay of almost a fortnight as …

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Sunny double leads St Anthony’s SC into final

  BENAULIM : St Anthony’s SC, Assolda entered the finals of the Cana-Benaulim Panchayat Cup football tournament, organised by Cana-Benaulum Sporting Association, defeating Navelim Sporting Club 2-0 in the semifinals played at St John the Baptist ground, Benaulim on Monday.

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