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Resident medical officers of GMC withdraw strike on dean’s assurance

PANAJI: The resident medical officers of the Goa Medical College (GMC) resorted to strike during the morning hours of Thursday to press for their demand of regular water supply to the Goa Association of Resident Doctors Hostel near the college. The strike was withdrawn after the dean of the GMC Dr Pradip Naik assured them that their demands for regular …

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Mandovi fishermen society wants ban increased to 75 days

MALIM: The Mandovi Fishermen Marketing Coop Society (MFMCS) has demanded extension of the fishing ban to 75 days. Speaking to The Navhind Times, MFMCS president Menino Afonso admitted that their decision has been prompted by the tragic incident last Friday, when a fishing trawler capsized off the Vasco coast. According to Afonso, the ban is imposed so that the fish …

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Sea level rise causes destruction at Velsao

VASCO: Velsao and the coastal belt of Mormugao taluka has witnessed enormous destruction due to rough weather conditions and rise in the sea level. The fishermen along the Velsao coastal belt have been warned to keep away from their houses which are located near the shore in order to avoid any casualties. The fishermen have also been warned by the …

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NOW YOU HAVE TO PAY TO PARK IN PANAJI

PANAJI: The entire central part of Panaji will become a pay parking zone from September 15 as the North Goa Collector Mihir Vardhan has notified 18 pay parking locations within the jurisdiction of Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP). The CCP Mayor Surendra Furtado has now sought co-operation from the shopkeepers and storeowners in these locations in order to do …

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Couple, daughter end lives at Kumbharjua

PONDA: In a tragic incident, a couple and their daughter committed suicide by hanging in their house at Khadapwada-Kumbharjua after 22 days of the death of their son, who died due to an illness. The Old Goa police have identified the deceased as Ashok Naik (46), Nutan Naik (40) and their 12-year-old daughter, who was studying in Standard VII at …

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Illegal hoarding near Dabolim airport removed

NT NETWORK VASCO: The comunidade of Chicalim on Sunday removed an illegal hoarding which was erected opposite the Dabolim airport. According to the information available from attorney of Chicalim comunidade Esther Sankwalkar, the hoarding was erected in the property belonging to the comunidade under survey number 83/1. It was removed on Sunday morning in the presence of policemen. Police presence …

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Sattari fair price shop owners demand over Rs 20,000 per month to meet PDS expenses

NT NETWORK VALPOI: Fair price shop owners from Sattari have demanded a monthly payment of over Rs 20,000 to meet the expenses that they incur in supplying food grain and other items to the beneficiaries under the public distribution system (PDS). At an emergency meet held here on Sunday, the Sattari taluka fair price shop owners association decided to place …

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Tousif’s tiatr unfolds peacefully under police protection

MARGAO: Public pressure forced a reluctant Tousif de Navelim, director of the controversial tiatr ‘Akantvadi Goeant Naka,’ to change his mind and stage his drama on Saturday at the Gomant Vidya Niketan hall in Margao under police protection, but not before another drama of sorts unfolded outside and in the venue hall. Even though Tousif had earlier decided not to …

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