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MLAs’ salaries will be hiked: CM

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that the salaries of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) will be increased in the near future to keep up with the financial liabilities arising out of their post.“I am going to increase the salaries paid to the MLAs in the near …

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Parking problem plagues Sanguem


Sanguem:  With no designated places for parking, either for private or government vehicles, haphazard parking of vehicles has become the order of the day in Sanguem town.And even though the haphazard parking of vehicles has had little impact on the movement of vehicles during the all these years, the problem …

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Education must be person oriented: Archbishop Ferrao


Panjim: Describing education as the key to the development and progress, Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao on Saturday said education must be person oriented and knowledge should respect everybody.He was addressing the Diocesan Society of Education (DSE) Felicitation Day function at Kala Academy, Panjim with the theme “Love of Christ urges …

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Shop burgled at Vasco

Vasco: Days after new Vasco DySP Sunita Sawant raised her concerns over defunct CCTV cameras in Vasco city, some unidentified persons broke into a hardware shop owned by Shadatullah Khan on Friday night and decamped with cash and goods.According to the Vasco police, Khan complained that the burglars made off …

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Goa police file charges in merely 2 of 56 graft cases

Panaji: Goa has the poorest record in the country in taking economic and corruption offences to their logical conclusion. A minuscule 3.6% of all such cases being investigated by the anti-corruption and vigilance departments were chargesheeted in the state in 2015, states the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data for …

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Mayor, Portugal Consul General meeting today

Panjim: New Consul General of Portugal in Goa Francisco Duarte Azavedo will on Monday call on City Mayor Surendra Furtado, in what would be their first meeting after the former recently took over the office in the State.The meeting at the office of the City of Corporation of Panjim will …

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Ore transportation needs better infra

Margao: Even as the issue of mining transportation is at a crisis point, over differences in transportation rates, between the mining firm, Vedanta, and the truck drivers’ associations, the state government has once again been found wanting in creating required infrastructure to ensure smooth transportation of mining extracts through the …

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