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Cong attacks govt over move to privatise airports

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday attacked the Union government over the move to privatise 20-25 airports, alleging that it is like every other decision of the Modi government which has ended up benefiting big private players but goes against the common man. Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra had said on Friday that the government would privatise 20-25 …

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Mind Games

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Judgementall Hai Kya Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao Directed by: Prakash Kovelamudi Duration: 2 hrs Rating: * * Directed by Prakash Kovelamudi who has primarily worked in Telugu cinema prior to this, Judgementall Hai Kya is a bizarre, confused film that is all over the place – there is comedy, mystery and it is also …

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Heavy showers results in damage to shops, roads

Heavy showers over the past few days have caused damage to roads and shops. At Keriya in Khandepar, a retaining wall gave way damaging a water pipe. The retaining wall is less than a year old. While in Panaji, the 18th June road is flooded as usual with water entering shops and banks. Panaji MLA has promised to solve the flooding …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

FC Goa sign Jesuraj for 3 yrs; loaned to Mohun Bagan PANAJI: Winger Alexander Romario Jesuraj has joined FC Goa on a three-year-deal, which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2022, the club said in a statement. As of now, the Tamil Nadu winger will be loaned out to Mohun Bagan for the upcoming season. The …

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We’ll install digital meters, scrap Goa Miles, taxi operators meet Babush

Goa taxi operators have agreed to install digital meters. But on two conditions. One, scrap app-based Goa Miles. Two, they want tariff to be fixed as per gazetted rates. Taxi operators met met Panaji MLA Babush Monserrate on Monday to seek his support for a public meeting they have conevened on 10th  of July at Taleigao Community Hall against Goa …

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Govt to elicit stakeholders’ views for new CZMP

NT NETWORK Panaji Taking cognisance of the concerns raised by fisherfolk and environmentalists over the rejected draft coastal zone management plan, Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral on Monday said the government will hold talks with stakeholders, including local self-governing bodies in all the 12 talukas, to elicit their inputs for preparing new CZMP. The minister said that dates for consultations will …

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Polls to Vasco civic body chief, deputy postponed as presiding officer takes ‘ill’

NT NETWORK Vasco Elections to the vacated posts of chairperson and deputy chairperson of Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) was postponed on Wednesday as the presiding officer Siddhivinayak Naik took ill and was admitted to the Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital at Bambolim in the morning. The election for the vacated posts of chairperson and deputy chairperson of MMC was …

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Malabar Gold presents Allium Diamond collection

NT NETWORK Panaji The latest offering from the house of MINE Diamonds from Malabar Gold and                                                           Diamonds, the Allium collection is inspired by the form and silhouette of the Allium flower. The collection featuring necklaces, pendant sets, earrings and bangles are a hallmark of intricate craftsmanship and beautiful design. The luring collection comes with a price tag of Rs 50,000 …

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Loutolim locals oppose proposed jetty project

NT NETWORK Margao Holding placards and shouting slogans hundreds of villagers from Loutolim unanimously  resolved to oppose the jetty proposed by the inland waterways through the Captain of Ports  at Rassaim, claiming that the said proposal will further the ideas of transporting coal through the jetty thereby polluting the village areas.  A resolution was taken during the gram sabha held on Sunday. The villagers resolved to …

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Pay Parking in Panaji

CCP should ensure that its move does not fail to achieve goal MAYOR of Panaji Uday Madkaikar has announced that city’s 18th June Road (from Caculo Island till Captain of Ports building) will be turned into a pay parking zone for two-wheelers and four-wheelers with immediate effect so as to decongest the road. The idea behind converting the road into …

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