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Review meeting postponed as ministers out of town, says Sudin

The PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar said that Wednesday’s council of minister meeting had to be postponed because 4 of the minister including Vijai Sardesai were out of state.Sudin also spoke on dissolution as well as Lok sabha elections saying that it did not matter to MGP whether the assembly was dissolved or continue for the full term as they were …

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Mining workers take back bandh call; to hold a hunger strike instead on 5 Oct

Mining stakeholders have cancelled their bandh scheduled on 3 Oct on assurances from State government and MPs.But mining they will have a protest. Around 2000 people will stage a one day hunger strike at Azad Maidan on the 5 of October.And they will also protest outside parliament when session starts is on.

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Janus Death: Crime branch takes over probe, Oppn demands judicial probe

The government has tasked the crime branch to conduct the investigation intoBut the opposition and civic society are not happy. The Congress wants a probe by a retired judge while the Aam Admi Party wants a judicial inquiry.Civic society wants a high court monitored inquiry into the episode. The Health Minister’s resignation too is part of the agenda. the disappearance …

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1st International and 16th National Indian Association of Forensic Odontology Conference held

Union Minister Shripad Naik assured that his Ministry will try and include Forensic Odontology as a separate subject in third and fourth year.This proposal has been put forward by Indian Association of Forensic Odontology. The minister was speaking after inaugurating the 1st International and 16th National Indian Association of Forensic Odontology Conferece at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium, Taleigao on …

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Vice president confers the doctorate on Goa CM

The chief minister is a doctor, albeit a honourary one.The vice president Venkaiah Naidu down in the state for the 4th convocation ceremony of the National Institute of Technology conferred a honorary doctorate on the Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar. The Vice President addressing the gathering on Friday also complemented Goa on the talent it had. Three of the gold …

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Mini storm creates havoc in Ponda

Ponda was hit by gusty winds and heavy rains accompanied by thunder and lightning on Friday evening. Initially, it started getting dark at around 3 in the evening before it started raining heavily. Then strong winds rocked the area pulling down trees, electricity poles including a transformer being uprooted from its moorings.

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Goa pharmacies observe one-day bandh to protest online medicine sale

Pharmacies across Goa observed a one day bandh to protest against medicines being sold online.Members of the chemist and druggist association closed their establishments in support of the nation-wide bandh called by All India Chemist association. Over 8 lakh chemist closed their pharmacies across India in solidarity.

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Cabinet decides to work as ‘shock absorber’ in Parrikar’s absence

In the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the rest of the cabinet plans to act as a shock absorber, so that the impact of collapsed administration is not felt by the people.In view of this, the ministers met on Thursday.But they call it a review meeting, not a formal cabinet meeting.The chief minister is undergoing treatment in Delhi.

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Sangemkars threaten to stop dam water, vote against BJP if Prasad not given GTDC

After cabinet reshuffle, now there is a rising demand to get better corporations. Sanguem MLA Prasad Gaonkar is on a forefront of this.The councillors and sarpanches of Sanguem have come forward in his support. If not ministry, they have demanded Tourism Development Corporation for him.If not, they plan to work against the BJP in the Lok Sabha election and stop …

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Congress to take judicial route against BJP corruption, plans to target CM

The Congress is planning to file either criminal cases or coThat too for their alleged involvement in corruption cases.The plan would be announced on 4th of October.GPCC president Girish Chodankar said they had identified various issues including the 88 mining lease renewals that were struck down by the court, the issue of the settlement and payment of SEZ interest, rents …

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