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Baina hutment occupants protest in city against planned demolitions

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Demanding to withdraw the eviction and demolition notices issued to about 205 hutments in Baina-Vasco, hundreds of protestors along with activists marched towards the Chief Minster’s official residence at Altinho-Panaji on Friday and threatened to intensify the agitation if their demands are not met. Owing to law and order problem, a strong police force was deployed which …

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Campal-Miramar beautification awaits NOC from CCP commissioner

NT NETWORK PANAJI: The execution of the plan of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) to provide a new look to waterfront from the Indoor Stadium at Campal to the Miramar beach seems to have been halted owing to the Commissioner of the Corporation Sanjit Rodrigues not issuing an NOC to it. As per the information provided by …

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Baina hutments demolished to favour multi-dwelling projects: CITU

NT NETWORK VASCO: The Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leader and social activist Thalman Pereira has alleged that the state government’s decision to clear hutments and structures at Baina beach would give a boost to real estate developers who are eyeing to set up hotels and a multi-dwelling project. Addressing the media in Vasco on Wednesday, Pereira has demanded …

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Better days ahead for Canacona vegetable consumers as new complex nears completion

By Albert Fernandes | NT CANACONA: Construction work of the vegetable market complex underway at Chauri, Canacona is slowly nearing completion and if the concerned contractor is to be believed, it will be opened for public in the month of December. The complex was proposed in the year 2012. With increase in demand for vegetables, the need for a full-fledged …

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When lawmakers turn lawbreakers; cops regularly park in no parking zone

NT NETWORK MARGAO:  Personnel of Margao traffic cell have come under severe criticism for allowing parking of two-wheelers in no-parking zone near the compound wall of the district police headquarters, Margao. Several two-wheelers are parked here daily despite a signboard clearly indicating that it is no parking zone.  Sources informed that some police officials also park their bikes here as it more convenient for them to …

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Karnataka seeks more 4 TMC feet water from Mhadei

NT NETWORK SAKHALI: Karnataka on Wednesday submitted before the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal to allow it to divert 4 TMC feet water in addition to their decade old proposal of diverting 7.56 TMC feet water from Mhadei basin. The tribunal has directed Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra to clarify their stand on Mhadei water dispute on or before December 2. The …

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Floats mark immersion of Ganesh idols on fifth day at Adpai-Durbhat

NT NETWORK PONDA: Adpai-Durbhat, on Tuesday, witnessed floats depicting mythological scenes and highlighting current issues, which is an annual tradition of the residents on the fifth day of the Ganesh festival in the village. Many Adpaikar families from Margao and other places come back to their ancestral village to celebrate Chaturthi. Some of them install Ganesh idols in houses while …

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Exposition of St Xavier’s relics will go on for eternity: Alfred Vaz

The convenor for the 2014 exposition of the sacred relics of St Francis Xavier, which is a decennial event, at Old Goa, Fr Alfred Vaz reveals how the Church would host millions of pilgrims and visiting dignitaries from all over the world, to the best of its abilities with the co-operation assured by the authorities. In a chat with Shaikh …

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Hutment residents along Baina coast protest eviction notices

NT NETWORK VASCO: Hearing on the issue of hutments at the Baina coast, the occupants of which have been served with eviction and final notices of demolition, begun at Mormugao mamlatdar office on Monday. Nearly 100 occupants, out of the total 205 appeared before the executive magistrate, Mormugao, Laxmikant Desai on the first day of the hearing. The remaining occupants …

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Mridula takes oath as Goa Governor

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Mridula Sinha, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and a noted writer was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Governor of Goa. She is the first lady Governor to assume charge of the gubernatorial office in the state. Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Mohit Shah administered the oath of office to Sinha. She took the oath …

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