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Relief to Voldev-Kalay locals over drinking water problem

NT NETWORK Curchorem Villagers of Voldev-Kalay in Sanguem are elated that their long-pending demand over drinking water has been fulfilled. An NGO, through solar system, has resolved the drinking water issue in the village. This unique project named ‘Village Infrastructure Development Project’ has been set up by Colorcon Asia Pvt Ltd and implemented by Voluntary Health Association of Goa. It …

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Addl collector visits flood-hit areas in Bardez

NT NETWORK Mapusa In view of recent flooding witnessed in Camurlim, Colvale, Revora, Nadora and Pirna and with several households affected in these areas, a joint inspection led by additional collector I along with Tivim MLA Nilkanth Halarnkar was undertaken. Affected people have been assured of speedy process of compensation. On Saturday morning, additional collector I Vikas Gaunekar along with Tivim …

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Teams formed to assess damages caused due to surge in water level

NT NETWORK Panaji The north district collector R Meneka on Saturday constituted teams to assess the damages caused due to rise in river level due to incessant rains and opening of gates of Tillari and Anjunem dams, leaving villages along the rivers Chapora and Valvanti vulnerable. The collector called a meeting of deputy collectors and mamlatdars of four affected talukas …

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Collector takes stock of rain-related damages in Bicholim areas

NT NETWORK Bicholim North Goa collector R Meneka on Saturday visited flood-affected areas of Amona and Sal and took stock of the situation. Bicholim mamlatdar Pandit, Sitaram naik, assistant engineer of PWD buildings, sarpanch, panch members were present during the collector’s visit. The collector directed the mamlatdar to conduct assessment of the losses incurred by the people and submit the claims …

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Assembly adjourned sine die

Panaji: The 20-day monsoon session of Goa legislative Assembly that had started on July 15 was adjourned sine die on Friday.  During the session, the House passed legislations which included the Goa State Higher Education Council (Amendment) Bill; the Goa, Daman and Diu Marine Fishing (Amendment) Bill; the Goa Staff Selection Bill; the Goa Land Revenue Code (Amendment) Bill; the …

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Goa will demand maximum funds from Centre: CM

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Friday said that the state government will urge the 15th Finance Commission for a maximum share from the Centre on the basis of the mandatory components such as population of the state, per capita income, fiscal deficit and infrastructural projects. Responding to the issues raised by the Opposition MLAs during the discussion on the Goa Appropriation (No …

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Team visiting Russia to study reasons for drop in Russian footfalls in Goa

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that the high-level delegation visiting Russia will hold a discussion with the representatives of the Russian government to ascertain the reasons as to why there is a decline in the Russian tourist footfalls in Goa in the last few years. “Earlier, we used to see Russian tourists visiting Goa in large numbers. However, we have seen a declining trend in the recent past.  …

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Respite from heavy rain likely

Panaji: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain at isolated areas in Goa while giving a yellow warning to the state till Sunday. Yellow is the least dangerous out of the weather warnings – it indicates the possibility of severe weather over the next two days that could affect the public. On Friday, due to the weakening of …

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Milk shortage in city may continue

Panaji: Though presently there is a crisis of edible items like milk in the city owing to the highway link to cities in the neighbouring state of Karnataka cut-off due to heavy rains over the last few days, hoteliers and many businessmen have, however, adjusted by resorting to substitutes.  Speaking to the daily, owners of coffee shops in the city …

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Only few veggies, all at high prices

Panaji: On Friday, only seven vegetable stall owners were catering to the demands of the customers in the city market. They sold the vegetables at slightly hiked prices. Maula Ali Mulla from Mulla Fruits and Vegetables Supply Services said that according to early Friday morning reports, if the landslides are cleared, then there is a possibility of the vegetable supply …

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