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Two injured as truck goes off road

  PONDA: Two persons including the driver of a tipper truck were injured after the vehicle went off the road at Gurkhem-Dharbandora on Thursday. The driver is said to be seriously injured and admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, the Ponda police said.

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27 file nominations for CCP elections

  PANAJI: Twenty seven candidates filed their nomination papers for the Corporation of the City of Panaji elections on the third day of the filling of the nominations on Thursday.  Of the 27 candidates, twenty four belonged to the Monserrate panel – Together for Progressive Panaji, while three belonged to the BJP-backed panel.

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Vasco karatekas shine at Mumbai championship

Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Organisation, Vasco excelled in the 21st Asian and International World Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Championship, organised by the World Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Organisation in Mulund, Mumbai recently. Out of the total 9 students, 8 students won medals in different categories. The medal winners are Muzakir Shaikh (U-8/9, gold in kumite and kata), Venika Naik (U-8/9, silver in kata; …

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1 killed, 7 hurt as family members clash over ownership of scrapyard in Mapusa

  MAPUSA : In a clash that erupted between two brothers due to a dispute over possession of scrapyard at Gothanichowal, Karaswada-Mapusa on Wednesday night, a youth was killed and seven others injured with four sustaining serious injuries. Police have arrested one of the brothers, his wife and four sons and two friends.

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Madkaikars rally against replacement of idol

NT NETWORK PONDA Over thousand people from Madkai under the banner of Shri Devi Navdurga Pratishthan on Wednesday took out a procession in Ponda in protest against the decision of the temple committee to replace the idol of deity Shree Navadurga and submitted a memorandum to acting Ponda mamlatdar, who is the administer of the temple. The procession started from …

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What people expect from ccp

NT NETWORK PANAJ Though political stalwarts have found a place in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress-backed as well as Atanasio alias Babush Monserrate-backed panels, people in city do not expect much from the new council as most of the CCP wards are bereft of basic amenities. Election to 30 wards in CCP jurisdiction is scheduled to be held on March …

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USHERING IN LENT

USHERING IN LENT: A priest applies ash on the forehead of a devotee at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Panaji, in observance of Ash Wednesday, which ushers in Lenten season

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Goa Dairy to take legal recourse to oppose SUMUL’s entry in state

NT NETWORK PONDA The Goa Dairy on Wednesday decided to oppose the entry of SUMUL in the state and will pursue legal options for turning away the Gujarat-based milk cooperative. The decision was taken at a special meeting held at the Goa Dairy plant at Curti, Ponda. Surat Milk Union Limited, now renamed as Surat District Co-Operative Milk Producer Union …

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Women on South Goa zilla panel will be considered for 2017 election: BJP

NT NETWORK MARGAO Women on the newly-constituted South Goa zilla committee of the party, who have a better performance and winnability chances, will be considered for tickets in the forthcoming assembly polls, state president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vinay Tendulkar said on Tuesday. Addressing media in Margao, Tendulkar said, “BJP has reached out to around 45 per cent people …

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