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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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Vasco minor kidnap accused nabbed in Mumbai

VASCO: One Rajesh Bind, a resident of Virar in Mumbai has been arrested by Vasco police for allegedly kidnapping a 15-year-old minor girl from Khariwado, Vasco. According to the police, on May 12, 2017, the mother of the victim girl had lodged a complaint before them that on May 12, …

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Calangute police nab pimp, rescue girl

Mapusa: Calangute police busted a sex racket operating in Calangute by arresting a pimp Harish Sukumar, a native of Bangalore and rescued a girl. The rescued girl is from Delhi. According to Calangute PI Jivba Dalvi, police received confidential information that a person is supplying girls for prostitution in Calangute. …

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Flat burgled in Mapusa

Mapusa: According to Mapusa Police, a flat in Karaswada, Mapusa was burgled and cash and jewellery worth Rs 2.9 lacs was decamped with. Sapna Arondekar said she left the flat in the morning at 10.30 am and returned home at 1.30 pm to find the front door of the flat …

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Senior citizen found dead at Caranzalem

Panaji: Senior citizen Helena Joshee was found dead in her apartment at Caranzalem, Panaji, on Monday evening, police said. Joshee had been living a retired life in the state and was last seen on Friday, according to police. Panaji police station inspector Sidhanth Shirodkar said a friend had come to …

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Rs 3 lakh worth loss in house fire at Shirgao

Bicholim: A house in Shirgao was gutted on Friday morning. Fire brigade sources said the house belonged to Anant Chari from Deulwada, Shirgao. Firemen said the fire started due to a short circuit. A refrigerator, washing machine and other equipments were gutted in the blaze causing a loss of Rs …

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Daily direct flight from Goa to Surat

Panaji: SpiceJet on Thursday flagged off its daily direct flight service from Goa to Surat. It is the first direct connection between Goa and Surat by an airline. The two-hour flight departs from Surat at 3.55pm and lands at Dabolim at 5.40pm, before returning to Surat at 6.05pm. The new …

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