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NCP condemns police harassment of tourist, 3 day assembly session

The NCP has condemned what it calls harassment of tourists by the traffic police on the roads. NCP vice president Sanjay Barde also criticised the government for its plans to have only a three day assembly session. Here’s the story.The number of tourists in the state have decreased this season.

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Nandkumar M Kamat Lunopolitics is global race, a competition between nations to land on, claim space, map and mine resources on the moon. There is lot of talk in India by ISRO about lunar exploration but without any long term definite plans to overtake China. The insecurity and immaturity of the Indian scientific community was also exposed when they failed …

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Tuem Factory, Vasco house gutted in fire

A cement block factory at the Tuem Industrial estate was completely gutted in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Nine factory workers were injured in the fire. In another case a house was completely gutted in a fire on Friday night. Luckily the residents were not at home. Here’s more. Fire officer Namdev Parwar says that the fire could be as …

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Traffic police collect 3 cr from South Goa

2,59,729 traffic challans were issued in South Goa. And the traffic cell has recovered more than 3 crore rupees from these. This amount was collected during the enforcement drives carried out in 2018.

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ITI employees union alleges scam in ITI schemes, functioning

The Goa ITI employees union has alleged that there is a 40 odd crore rupees scam in the centre of excellence scheme in the ITI’s of the state.They want an inquiry into the issue.They also alleged that the ITI merit scholarship is not working and they are still following a 6 day week while all government and government affiliated bodies …

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TTAG says tourism on decline in state, suggests ways to revive trade

Tourist arrivals in the state are on the decline. This is official and confirmed by the Tourism and Travel Association of Goa.The tourism association says that emphasis on Goan food, culture, festivals, music and the original laid back way of life is the way to draw tourists back. But are we going to kill the golden goose?

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Trajano knocks HC doors over RTI document price hike

Now anyone who wants RTI information will have to pay 50 rupees per page. Now RTI strongman, and politician Trajano D’mello has filed an application in the High Court to reduce the rates.Trajano has accused the Revenue department for hiking the price without taking people into confidence. The origoanl price was 2 rupees per page. He has alleged that the …

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IT park for Goans, there will be no environmental damage, Kaunte seeks to calm waters.

IT Minister Rohan Khaunte assured Goans that the IT park project is in the interest of Goans and promised that there would be no environmental damage.IT Minister Rohan Khaunte assured Goans that the IT park project is in the interest of Goans and promised that there would be no environmental damage.He said the Chimbel lake, at the centre of controversy …

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Mining dependents to block NH, show black flags to BJP MPs

Parliament session is over.But no bill on amending Mining Act.And till date, no news of meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Mining dependents have thus decided to block the national highway on 21st January if meeting with PM does not take by 16th January.

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Homeless Mopa Dhangars crying for land ownership

Displaced dhangars of Mopa have come up with a strange request. They don’t want to live in the new concrete houses they have been provided. Because they are falling.Instead, they prefer to rebuild their houses in Kasarvarne with the wooden material of old houses. This is the kind of confidence our government is building among the poor people.

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