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Firefighters stand near forest fire

Firefighters stand near forest fire at Calheta on Madeira island on Thursday. The situation on the fire front that claimed the lives of three people on the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira was seemingly under control today but authorities fear a return of the flames with continuing violent winds.

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Cyber cell in-house to monitor threats to government websites on the anvil

NT NETWORK PANAJI Coming out with the information that altogether 17 websites of the state government departments have been hacked since past four years, the Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, on Wednesday, informed the state legislative assembly that looking at the increase in number of cyber security threats/ concerns, the department of information technology is in process of setting up cyber …

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47 AAP volunteers heading towards Secretariat held at Mandovi Bridge

NT NETWORK PANAJI 47 volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) including its Goa secretary Valmiki Naik were on Wednesday arrested by Panaji police on charges of rioting, forming unlawful assembly and disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant at new Mandovi bridge. According to information the AAP volunteers had planned to march from KTC bus stand to Secretariat …

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Understanding Mangroves: A step towards preservation

  ‘Understanding Mangroves: A high school teachers training on Mangroves and their significance’ was organised by Centre for Environment Education (CEE) at the Sanskruti Bhavan, Panaji, recently. “Forty schools from Bicholim, Tiswadi and Bardez participated in the three-day long training programme. The training focused on imparting deeper understanding about mangroves and their benefits so that teachers can then teach their …

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Feast of St Lawrence Declaring the seas open to navigation

  Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues The Catholic Church in Goa will celebrate the feast of St Lawrence on August 10, with pomp and gaiety at two churches – Sinquerim (Aguada), Bardez Taluka and Agacaim, Tiswadi Taluka. Both these churches are centuries old and have rich history attached.

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