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Iffi decor, lighting to be thrown open to public on January 25, 26

Following the closing ceremony of the 51st International Film Festival of India (Iffi) on January 24, the decor and illumination created for the festival will be thrown open to the public for viewingon January 25 and 26, vice-chairperson of the...

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Desilting of dams to be taken up: Goa CM

Desilting of dams to be taken up: Goa CM

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20 Jan 2021 No comment 10 hits
Efforts are on to desilt the water reservoirs in the state, to increase the water holding capacity of these dams. This will consequently help improve water supply across Goa, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday, while speaking at an event...

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In Gurunath Shivaji Kelekar’s demise, Konkani has lost a crusader

Freedom fighter, Konkani writer and activist, founder of MARG (Movement for Amity towards Roads in Goa), Gurunath Shivaji Kelekar, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. He was 91.

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Court rejects Tarun Tejpal’s plea to summon 2 witnesses

Court rejects Tarun Tejpal’s plea to summon 2 witnesses

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20 Jan 2021 No comment 10 hits
Additional sessions court, Mapusa rejected the application moved by founder-editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, to record the statements of two witnesses with whom the survivor interacted after and before the incident.

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Goa to be education hub soon, private institutes want campuses here: CM

Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Tueday that many universities and institutes of higher education have expressed interest in setting up campuses in Goa. Speaking at a conference held by the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa, he said...

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Goa: Ex-sports minister acquitted in 2017 assault case

Goa: Ex-sports minister acquitted in 2017 assault case

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20 Jan 2021 No comment 13 hits
In a major relief to former BJP sports minister Ramesh Tawadkar, the additional sessions court on Tuesday set aside the sentence imposed by trial court against him in 2017 assault case. The court exonerated him due to inconsistencies in the...

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North Goa bans chicken from Maharashtra, Karnataka

North Goa bans chicken from Maharashtra, Karnataka

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20 Jan 2021 No comment 12 hits
Just days after the South Goa collectorate banned the entry of poultry and poultry products from neighbouring states, the North Goa district magistrate has followed suit. Transportation and entry of birds and eggs from Maharashtra and Karnataka...

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Goa government nod sought to e-auction 2.6 million tonnes of iron ore

The directorate of mines and geology has sought permission from the state government to conduct an e-auction of over 2.6 million tonnes of iron ore lying at jetties and ports. The move comes even as uncertainty abounds over the restart of mining...

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Goa municipal polls deferred by three months

Goa municipal polls deferred by three months

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19 Jan 2021 No comment 24 hits
The state election commission (SEC) on Monday postponed the upcoming election by three months due to the Covid vaccination drive. The election to 11 municipalities and the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) is now likely to be held alongside...

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Traders rely on local poultries as buyers return after initial fears

As the ban on chicken supply from other states continues in Goa, traders have begun to source birds from poultries in the state and near the Goa border in a bid to ensure that their business does not see a drop.

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In Goa, more centres to give jabs on Friday, Saturday

In Goa, more centres to give jabs on Friday, Saturday

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19 Jan 2021 No comment 25 hits
A week after Goa participated in the nationwide launch of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the state will conduct inoculations at more centres on Friday and Saturday.

Source: In Goa, more centres to give jabs on Friday, Saturday

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‘Goa to set up panel to scout for IIT land’

‘Goa to set up panel to scout for IIT land’

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19 Jan 2021 No comment 22 hits
Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said a committee, comprising IIT representatives among others, will consider alternative locations in the state to set up the IIT campus.

Source: ‘Goa to set up panel to scout for IIT land’

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In south Goa, rindworm infestation damages watermelons

In south Goa, rindworm infestation damages watermelons

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19 Jan 2021 No comment 21 hits
Watermelon farmers of Verna and surrounding villages in South Goa are grappling with rindworm pest infestation.

Source: In south Goa, rindworm infestation damages watermelons

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Apply for EBC scholarships by Jan 31

Apply for EBC scholarships by Jan 31

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 22 hits
Apply for EBC scholarships by Jan 31

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Air cargo rising, but UK flight ban hits exports

Air cargo rising, but UK flight ban hits exports

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 26 hits
Air cargo rising, but UK flight ban hits exports

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Goa reports 60 new Covid cases, zero deaths on Sunday

Goa reports 60 new Covid cases, zero deaths on Sunday

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 25 hits
There were no Covid deaths for the seventh day this month. Sunday saw a total of 60 new cases.

Source: Goa reports 60 new Covid cases, zero deaths on Sunday

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Kalasa valley home to diverse species of butterflies

Kalasa valley home to diverse species of butterflies

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 27 hits
Kalasa valley home to diverse species of butterflies

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BJP wiping out Parrikar’s legacy: Khaunte

BJP wiping out Parrikar’s legacy: Khaunte

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 22 hits
BJP wiping out Parrikar’s legacy: Khaunte

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Goa board halves exam fees for spl needs kids

Goa board halves exam fees for spl needs kids

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 24 hits
Goa board halves exam fees for spl needs kids

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HC to govt: Hire chief for institute of psychiatry

HC to govt: Hire chief for institute of psychiatry

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 21 hits
HC to govt: Hire chief for institute of psychiatry

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Holy Spirit church property vandalised

Holy Spirit church property vandalised

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18 Jan 2021 No comment 16 hits
Holy Spirit church property vandalised

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