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Sanjivanee to start in November: Gawade

Gaude along with officials of Sanjivanee conducted an inspection of the factory and directed them to submit a report within 5 days. There was unrest among the sugarcane farmers after news that the Sanjivanee sugarcane factory might shut down. There were also talks that the sugar factory could be closed down. Cooperation Minister Govind Gawade had said in assembly that …

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Don’t allow anybody to use Naik surname: Gomantak Bhandari Samaj

Gomantak Bhandari Samaj had demanded investigation into those who changed their surnames to Naik and a scrapping of the change. They have also demanded that no one should be allowed to change their name to Naik.  There was an uproar in the state that outsiders were coming to Goa and change their surname to Goan surnames.

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Girish alleges scam in beach cleaning, safety tenders, threatens to approach courts

The Goa Congress on Monday came out heavily on the beach cleaning and safety tender of the Goa tourism department. Its president Girish Chodankar accused the tourism minster Babu Ajgaokar of being directly involved in the scam. He called on the CBI to investigate the issue, arguing that state investigating agencies would be under pressure if they are called to …

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EID celebrated in state

EID al Adha was celebrated with ritualistic fervour through out the state. Faithful came out to offer prayers and partake in the ritualistic sacrifice. Eid al-Adha known as the Feast of the Sacrifice’ or Eid Qurban is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year. It honours the willingness of Ibrahim or Abraham to sacrifice his son as …

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Yet another accident on Bandora fly-over

Yet another accident took place on hazardous Bandora flyover. Despite complaints, protests and four accident taking place in the past 6 months on the fly-over, authorities have not taken any action till date. On Monday, a Maharashtra registered truck met with an accident at this spot. The driver lost control over on the sharp turn and the truck hit the …

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Congress alleges Rs60 crore scam in Fatorda stadium work

Congress has alleged a 60 crore rupees scam in the Fatorda stadium upgradation work. The party has called for an inquiry into the alleged scam and suspension of the officials involved in the scam  The Government had recently spent  60 crore rupees  for the repair and renovation of the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Fatorda.  However, recently more than 300  …

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E auction by Aug 22; will try and strengthen Goa-Russo ties, says CM before Russian trip

The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on his way to Russia as part of the Indian delegation of 150 ministers led by Piyush Goel reiterated that e auction of ore will begin by August 22. a little more than 5 tonnes of 50 grade ore will be auctioned. He said that the trip to Russia could sort out issues and also …

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NIT Goa to start functioning in two years: NIT director

National Institute of Technology is getting ready in another two years. NIT Goa Director Dr Gopal Mugeraya said the campus will be set up on 670,000 square feet area and it will accommodate 1,500 students and have 150 faculty members and 90 class rooms. The first phase will cost 300 crore rupees.

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Rescue teams still not reached Divar; locals in dire straits

Muddiwado, Bhakrowado and Marjuve areas of Divar islands are not contactable. Also till date no government machinery has reached these areas on rescue operations. Students have not gone for school for last 7 days as entire road is submerged. Local are up in arms over the lethargic attitude of government. Rescue teams and their MLAs are in contacted with other …

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Heavy showers may continue till Sunday, Veg prices keep going up

There was a little respite on Friday morning as incessant rains stopped for a while and Goans enjoyed bright sunlight. But MET department has said that rains would continue for the next 2 days. That too heavy showers with gusty winds in some places. Meanwhile, Goa continues suffering due to no supply of vegetables and milk. Reason: 1. All three …

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