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Dry taps: 6th day running; govt falters on alternate arrangements,

Its the 6th day since the capital Panaji does not have water. And the Tuesday afternoon deadline has now passed. Now the PWD minister says that Panjim will get water by Wednesday morning. The officials are optimistic, people cynical. And the opposition Congress has demanded the resignation of the chief minister.  The opposition Congress has called for the resignation of …

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Mayem Khajans destroyed, mining silt add up to the problem

Farmers from Mayem has demanded compensation for their Khajan fields in Mulakh Mayem which were destroyed by recent floods. Farmers have also complained that mining silt have accumulated in their fields and they want the silt to be clear.  The recent heavy rains had flooded the fields in Mayem. The downpour led to mining silt flow in the fields. The …

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People dying of dengue, but Govt is adopting a whose father what goes attitude: NCP

On daily basis there are many cases registered at the Sub district hospital in Chicalim of suspected dengue. The NCP have condemned the death of a 22 year old youth of suspected Dengue. The NCP has come down heavily on the Sub district hospital in Chicalim for its sorry state of affairs. NCP president Jose Philip D’Souza said that he …

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Will the water come? Pipeline work still on

Its been the 4th day for people of Tiswadi and Ponda to be without water. The government has not been able to cope with the demand of the people, This has resulted in people being left at the mercy of the private tankers. The repair works of the Opa Water pipeline continues. Monday has come and gone. This was the …

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SC dismisses Tejpal plea in rape case, verdict expected in 6 months

There is a hope that verdict on a rape case involving former editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, would be delivered in next six months . Because Supreme Court on Monday has dismissed his plea to grant him relief and ordered Mapusa court to finish the trial in next six month. The next hearing is on 23rd September.  India’s one-time celebrity mediaman …

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Work on water pipeline on, as taps run dry in Tiswadi, Ponda

The repairs work of the broken water pipeline at Curti-Khandepar is going at war level, Water department officials said. Department hopes to complete the work within two days. In the meantime Tiswadi including the capital city and large parts of Ponda are suffering from dry taps with private tanker owners earning a bonanza. A major water pipeline supplying water to …

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Vasco minor murder solved; 11 year old arrested for the murder

The police have solved the case where a 7-year-old was murdered during the Saptah festival. DySP Sunita Sawant said that a 11-year-old was responsible and has been apprehended for the crime.  The murder had taken place on 12th August during the Saptah festival. The body of the 7 year old kid was found near the Kusumbi building.  

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ACB raid raids NFSA godown on suspicion of smuggling grains

the Anti-corruption bureau on Friday raided the NFSA godown situated at Colvale. The raid was conducted on suspicion of alleged irregularities and suspected smuggling of food grains.  A FIR was filed 406 of the IPC and Section 13 of the Corruption Act has been registered. ACB sources said that verification to find out if there were any other places also …

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Will address fishermen’s grievances, promises Filipe Nery on Naryal Poornima

Naryal Purnima is over. Now Goans can now look forward to fish on their plates. Fishermen all over the state held a pooja and offered coconuts to the sea for the safety and welfare of the fishing community. A few trawlers went out to see and more are expected to go out on Wednesday. Fisheries Minister Filipe Nery Rodrigues who …

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No MoU signed with Russia on coal import, mainly tourism: CM

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant has denied that he has signed any Memorandum of Understanding with Russia on importing coal. However, he agreed that MoU has been signed to start business in Goa, with more focus on tourism. Dr Sawant was part of the delegation of four chief ministers led by union minister Piyush Goel to Russia. He returned on …

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