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GCZMA demolishes 17 illegal cottages at Vagator

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA The Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) demolished 17 illegal wooden structures at Ozran Vagator. The said temporary structures were permitted by the tourism department during the past season but after the season was over the owner was supposed to dismantle the cottages. The order was issued under Section 5 of the environment (Protection) Act, 1986 r/w rule …

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Sugarcane farmers block NH4A over support price issue

NT NETWORK   PONDA Failing to get the government support price, over hundred sugarcane growing farmers blocked the Goa-Karnataka national highway 4A at Dharbandora bringing vehicular traffic            to a stand still for about an hour on Monday afternoon. The traffic was later released after the Dharbandora deputy collector Sagun Velip persuaded the agitators. The sugarcane growing farmers get support price against …

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Chinchinim feast celebrated with pomp

  CHINCHINIM: The village of Chinchinim came alive and wore a festive look as faithful from far and near turned up in large numbers to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Good Hope. A large number of faithful also attended the services throughout the morning to seek blessings from the patron of Chinchinim Church.

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Cuncolim Union lift Yaari cup

  MARGAO : Cuncolim Union emerged champions of Mc Dowell’s No 1 Yaari premier cup football tournament  by defeating Betalbatim SC  4-0  in the finals at Cuncolim grounds on Saturday.

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Turtle nesting at Galgibaga hit by tourism

  Turtle conservation on Galgibaga beach, which began in 1999, was due to the efforts of the then parish priest of Galgibaga church Fr Mariano Goes e Proenca, who with the help of some locals, and subsequently informing the forest wildlife succeeded in locating and protecting about 33 turtle nests, the highest since 1999 till date

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