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27-year-old woman from Shiroda killed in road accident

In a tragic accident that took place in front of the borim church on Tuesday morning, a 27 year old woman from vajem, shiroda was killed on the spot after she fell down from a motorcycle on which she was a pillion rider. When the motorcycle rider swerved his vehicle to avoid a pot hole, he lost his balance and …

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Controversy over Brazil tour of 3 MLAs and 1 minister

While curtains have come down on the 2014 FIFA world cup, controversy still brews in the state of Goa over the Brazilian junket involving the tour of 3 MLA’s and 1 Minister of the Parrikar Govt.  These politicians who returned after watching some of the games in Brazil have to now pay back the SAG, a whopping 15 lakhs rupees …

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E-visa facility will help state attract more tourists: Parulekar

Welcoming the central government’s decision of providing e-visa facility for the state of Goa, tourism minister Dilip Parulekar on Monday said that the facility would help the state attract more tourists from countries like the United States of America, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Germany.

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74 shanties demolished at Baina beach

Authorities on Friday morning demolished some 74 shanties built on the Baina beach, following notices issued to their residents a few days ago by the South Goa collector, Venancio Furtado. Incidentally, the Bombay High Court at Goa issued an order for the state administration to maintain status quo of these hutments but the court dictum apparently came in several hours …

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GSCPCR says it will neither permit removal of 13 HIV infected children from Rivona school nor find them alternate schools

The Goa State Commission for Protection of Children’s Rights took a firm stance against the Parent Teacher Association and management of the Fatima Convent School in Rivona, saying the commission will neither permit removal of the 13 HIV infected children from the school nor find them alternative schools. Sameera Kazi, the GSCPC chief emphasized that  the commission would take the …

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Jaitley presents budget for year 2014-15

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the maiden budget of the NDA government for the year 2014-15. The finance Minister announced that a new IIT centre has been proposed to be set up in Goa as well as an international convention centre. We bring to you the highlights of this budget as well as reactions it has received.

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Retrenched security staff submit memo to GHRDC

More than one thousand security staff who have been sacked from various government departments on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the chairman of Goa Human Resource development corporation urging him to regularize their services.

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Railway Minister presents maiden budget of Modi-led govt

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda announced a slew of new measures, including the much-hyped bullet train in the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government. Emphasising on passengers’ safety, amenities and new facilities, Gowda also endorsed last month’s fare hike. He has also proposed one high speed train service from Mumbai to Goa..

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Hearing in Rane bribery case adjourned to July 21

The anticipatory bail applications of opposition leader pratapsingh rane and valpoi legislator vishwajeet rane came up for hearing at the central bureau of investigation special court in mapusa on Tuesday. However, the hearing was postponed to 21st of July as the counsel for crime branch asked for more time to investigate the matter.

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