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Safety review of state’s khazan land bunds soon

NT NETWORK Panaji Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte will soon look into the safety of bunds in the state’s khazan lands by taking a review of the same from the taluka mamlatdars. Khazan lands exist in five to six talukas of Goa and over the years, these lands have been used for agriculture purpose. For the first time after the state’s …

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Safety review of state’s khazan land bunds soon

NT NETWORK Panaji Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte will soon look into the safety of bunds in the state’s khazan lands by taking a review of the same from the taluka mamlatdars. Khazan lands exist in five to six talukas of Goa and over the years, these lands have been used for agriculture purpose. For the first time after the state’s …

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Rape accused’s escape: 2 police constables suspended

NT NETWORK Margao Superintendent of police, Training, has suspended the two police constables, who were escorting rape accused Ramchandrappa Chenda yellayappa, who escaped from police custody on Friday while being taken from the sessions court in Margao to the Central Jail in Colvale. Two teams of police headed by police sub-inspectors have been sent to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in search of the rape accused, who …

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CM: generous relief has been given to mining dependants

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Saturday said that while the mining industry closure in the state could have resulted in a human tragedy, the state government has managed to avoid it by giving generous relief to the families of people dependant on mining. He said that the government has spent around Rs 300 crore on various schemes such …

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All Goa roads to be cleared of potholes

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that by the end of this year two agencies would be appointed to clear potholes on Goan roads, Minister for Public Works Deepak Pauskar on Saturday said that he has presently directed the public works department officials to repair the roads, including clearing of the potholes, and ensure that there is no waterlogging anywhere on the …

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CM: govt is according topmost priority to education sector

NT NETWORK   Sankhali The government is according topmost priority to the education sector, and so has set up smart classrooms and virtual class studios at four educational institutes in the state, said the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Saturday. Sawant was speaking at the function organised at the Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sankhali, to mark the inauguration of …

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Fishing ban: Vasco MLA seeks strict surveillance

NT NETWORK Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida has appealed to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to issue necessary directions to the Navy and Coast Guard to maintain strict surveillance on fishing trawlers and canoes in order to monitor the uniform ban imposed on fishing activities. The Vasco MLA disclosed that he had received several complaints, alleging some trawler and canoe owners of …

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Vijai promises to compensate sugarcane farmers

NT NETWORK Curchorem In order to prevent the wild animals from wandering into human habitations in search of food, the government will undertake a programme of planting fruit-bearing trees in the forests, Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai, who is also the Agriculture Minister, said on Friday. Sardesai also promised to compensate the farmers whose sugarcane crop got damaged due to …

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Taxi operators not in favour of app-based system

NT NETWORK Sangolda Condemning the statement made by the Calangute MLA Michael Lobo that ‘the private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system, if it is owned and controlled by the government,’ the All Goa Tourist Taxi Associations’ Union, on Saturday, stated that taxi operators are against any app-based system for them to conduct their business. President of …

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Fed up of opposition to projects in state: GCCI

NT NETWORK Panaji With several projects in the state being derailed due to agitations, the Goan industrialists, on Saturday, said that they had enough of it. Industrial sector, represented by the Goa Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), said that it is fed up of opposition to projects in the state by NGOs, which are against any kind of projects …

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