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GIDC chairman in a spot over transfer of Verna plot


PANAJI: The illegal transfer of a plot at the Verna Industrial Estate to US-based Watson Pharma has left the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) chairman, Mr Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar open to charges of fraud and knowingly depriving the GIDC of nearly `87.5 lakh in revenue.

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Building debris threatening River Sal


MARGAO: Thousands of tonnes of building debris mixed with garbage have been dumped on the banks of River Sal more so in Mobor opposite the Captain of Ports office, and the debris is still being continued to be dumped.

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Mala residents resolve to oppose project

PANAJI: A public meeting of residents on the Mala lake beautification categorically rejected the proposal and resolved to oppose it "come what may and by all means possible".

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‘Jalkund’ water harvesting showing results in Quepem

‘Jalkunds’ are gaining popularity and the agriculture department is now exploring the possibility of their large-scale use for agricultural activities on hill-slopes in Quepem, Ponda, Canacona, Sanguem and other parts of the state

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Three held, one rescued in Neura flesh trade raid

PANAJI: Crime branch officials on Saturday night conducted a raid on a house at Azossim, Neura and arrested three persons in connection with flesh trade. A 21-year-old girl from Bijapur was also rescued.

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Shripad takes stock of losses at Mulgao

BICHOLIM: The North Goa MP, Mr Shripad Naik, on Sunday visited Mulgao and inspected the damage caused to the fields and orchards following water-filled pit collapse incident at a nearby mine.

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