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‘Will try to reduce GST on aids’

Panaji: Minister for social welfare Pandurang Madkaikar assured that he would try his best to bring down the GST for aids and implements for persons with disabilities down to zero. The GST council has proposed to impose taxes within the range of 5 to 18 % on all devices and …

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Have no problems working under Luizinho: Babush

Panjim: In what will make the anti-Luzinho Faleiro group of power hungry former Chief Ministers and some MLA’s, totally red faced, sacked and controversial former Congressman Babush Monserrate, has said that he “never had any problems with Faleiro”, and at no stage did he insist on his removal as a …

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‘Will work closely with new panchas’

Margao: Benaulim MLA Churchill Alemao (NCP) on Monday, said that he had been following up about the unfinished bridge at Benaulim-Sinquetim with chief minister Manohar Parrikar, as this bridge would immensely benefit the public.Addressing a press conference in Margao, Alemao said he would be working hand-in-hand with the newly elected …

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Maskachi Bhaji

Ingredients 6 sprig Drumstick Leaves (Moringa/Murungai Keerai) 8 Jackfruit seeds 3 Dry red chillies 1 Onion , chopped finely 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut, grated 1 teaspoon Jaggery 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt, to taste 1. To begin making the Goan Maskachi Bhaji, first soak the jackfruit seeds in hot …

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Mine blowing: CM hints at handing over cases to CBI

Panjim:In what could spell further trouble for all those being investigated for illegal mining, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar hinted at handing over the cases to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).“Let the police (referring to special investigation team which is investigating the mining scam) give me the report. We will then …

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After collision, pillion flung into river, dies

Panaji: A 21-year-old died and a 30-year-old was injured after their two-wheeler collided head-on with a four-wheeler at Ribandar causeway on Monday, police said. The deceased, Vasudev Parab, and the injured, Suraj Naik, are residents of Corlim. They were travelling to Old Goa when the accident occured, at around 3pm.Following …

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Two festivals, one spirit


The village of Socorro will exude the fragrance of ripe jackfruit on June 24, 2017 as the Socorro Socio Art and Cultural Festival Association celebrates the fourth edition of ‘Ponsachem Fest’ (Jackfruit Festival) in tandem with the Sao Joao celebrations across the state. The festival will begin with a short …

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