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Fmr PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no more. He was 93-year-old. India’s charismatic orator, a prolific poet and a freedom fighter marked an end of the era.State mourning for seven days till 22 August has been declared by Central Government.A State Funeral would be accorded to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal, New Delhi.

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Cortalim Traffic woes: Congress protests, vehicles queue up

The traffic woes at Cortalim were no different from regular days. The vehicles queued up, as usual, the potholes breaking the backs of commuters and vehicles from both the end jostling to make their way.What was different was the dramatic Congress protest on the same road. Police arrested 50 Congress workers at Cortalim junction when they tried to cross Zuari …

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Land grab case: Parulekar released on bond

Former Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Thursday appeared before the Mapusa Judicial Magistrate First Class in the Serula Communidade cheating and land grab case. The case was file by advocate Aires Rodrigues. The case was about 599 sq mt of communidade land on the Chogm road at Porvorim allegedly granted by the Serula communidade to Parulekar without the following procedure.

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Traffic jam at Cortalim circle: Commuters outraged

Traffic came to a standstill at Cortalim circle due to the ongoing construction at Zuari bridge.The commuters say this has become a daily struggle.Though, even as workers and Goa Police tried to manage the chaos, separate queues of vehicles were seen stretching from Verna to Agacsaim, delaying commuters for as long as two hours.

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Reginald condemns Rane’s statement, demands CLP meet

Finally, one Congress MLA has publicly condemned Pratapsing Rane’s humiliating statement about Goans working in London.Alex Reginald Lourenco. He has also demanded that Congress legislature party meeting should be convened and Rane should clarify about the statement. Meanwhile, Congress bashing continues on the social media.

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RTO official caught on camera taking bribe suspended

RTO inspector Narayan Phadte who was caught on camera taking bribes at the Pollem check post was suspended on Monday pending inquiry.The checking of formalin turned out expensive for this RTO inspector. He was caught on camera by reporters accepting a bribe at the Pollem check post.Ironically, it looked as if it was a normal affair and they were caught …

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Child kidnapping case foiled in Vasco, UP-ite arrested

We had heard about these things happening in other states. It was whispered that such things were happening in our state too.A NGO had even demanded a CBI inquiry alleging that cops were quite useless in keeping a track on this.Now an abduction attempt happened in broad daylight in the port town of Vasco. Fortunately it was thwarted and the …

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Calangute matka bookies get bail within 24 hours

29 accused who were detained on Friday evening in a matka gambling raid at Candolim got bail on Saturday evening.They had to furnish surety of 10,000 Rs bail and 1 local surety.And report to the police station for next 8 days from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening.On Friday evening crime branch said that they had conducted …

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Drinking & driving crackdown: too little too late

Drunk driving is happening all over the state. People are getting killed. Not just drunk driving by people going out of control after drinking on the road sides. People are getting disturbed and harassed by drunks in vehicles and on the beaches and on the sides of roads.Under pressure – police claim to be cracking down on the perpetrators.But culprits …

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Formalin issue: Minister admits not possible to check all fish imports

Formalin issue is still burning. And people are still not satisfied that fish is safe.Now to add to the fear and the uncertainty, the Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar says that it was not practical to check each and every crate of fish that comes into Goa.So is the fish safe or not? Vinod was replying to Goa 365 query on …

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