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Formalin issue: Foreign agency initiative comes under attack

Social activist Tara Kerkar says that the decision to appoint an international agency was a conspiracy to protect fish mafia.The Congress also attacked the FDA registration process pokimg holes int their submitted turnovers.She has demanded to stop export of Goan fish and increase subsidy being given if needed.

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Vijay trying barter system, drop Vinod as a minister & get better portfolios: Cong

Congress has made a public allegation that Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai is trying to drop his own minister Vinod Palayekar to accommodate a minister from the BJP.Calling this act anti-Bahujan Samaj, the opposition party has also made it clear that Congress will neither form alternate government with Vijai nor welcome him back into Congress.

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Salvador do Mundo Sarpanch denies he assaulted a lawyer

Porvorim Rising has refuted all the allegations made by Porvorim Citizens Forum on Salvador-Do-Mundo Sarpanch Sandeep Salgaonkar.Porvorim citizen’s forum had earlier accused Salvador-Do-Mundo Sarpanch for assaulting an advocate.Forum had said a villager John Menezes had raised the issue of illegal constructions in panchayat jurisdiction.

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Michael blasts Parrikar Govt, offers to quit, predicts mid-term poll

After the cabinet reshuffle, Mapusa councilors spoke against dropping Francisco D’Souza.Sarpanchas of Aldona spoke for not inducting Glenn Ticlo in the cabinet.And now BJP’s Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has spoken for himself.He has literally blasted ailing chief minister Manohar Parrikar, for not filling 3000 government vacancies.

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Mining dependents give the deadline of Jan 20 to restart mining

Mining dependents have given a deadline of 20th January for mining to resume.If not, they would paralyze Goa.And BJP MPs as well as Goa’s BJP ministers have said the centre would bring a proper bill in the forthcoming Parliament session, not an ordinance. Congress has assured to support the bill even in Rajya Sabha.

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Public hearing for proposed MPT expansion plans postponed due to rain

The activists and environmentalists tried to impress upon the Goa State Pollution Control Board that the MPT projects will not only harm the environment but they will be detrimental to the people of Vasco and surrounding areas.People want environmentally sustainable projects that also generate employment for locals.The hearing could not be concluded because of rain and will be continued on …

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Spiraling fuel: Govt cuts excise duty on fuel prices by rs1.50, makes fuel companies cut by 1

The under pressure Narendra Modi government on Thursday reduced petrol and diesel prices by cutting excise duty by Two rupees Fifty paise per litre.The centre has also appealed to all the states to reduce VAT by two rupees fifty paise, so that fuel becomes cheaper by Five rupees per litre.Till date 10 BJP- ruled states have already reduced VAT. Goa’s …

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Rs.225 crore to be released by union government for National Games 2019, says SAG

The National games are happening in Goa in March next year.More than 225 crore rupees will be released by the union government. The Games Technical Conduct Committee said that the Competition Directors’ are satisfied with Goa’s preparedness for National Games 2019.Apart from the proposed multipurpose stadium at Campal-Panaji and Sawalwada-Pernem, most work is under control.

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Prove charges, will quit politics & work on Prashant’s florist shop: Tawadkar

Former BJP minister Ramesh Tawadkar has thrown an open challenge to Goa Forward leader Prashant Naik regarding his alleged involvement in the orchid scandal.If Prashant proves his involvement, he would quit politics and work free on his florist shop for two months. Two days ago, Goa Forward leader Prashant Naik had taken 21 tribal farmers to the police.

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