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Goa CM questions NRIs protesting Central projects in Mollem

Panaji |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday questioned the logic of NRIs residing in Russia, Africa and England protesting against the proposed deforestation of reserved forests in the state to make

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COVID-19: Goa adds 570 cases to breach 10K mark

Panaji |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

With 570 new coronavirus cases, Goa's tally breached the 10,000 mark on Thursday, health officials said.

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Reconsider hosting IFFI this year: Oppn to Goa CM

Panaji |Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST

The Opposition on Thursday urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to reconsider his decision to host the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India, citing the pandemic and the depleted stat

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Will crackdown on night parties amid pandemic: Goa DGP

Panaji |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

The Goa Police will crackdown on the participants and organisers of night parties amid the Covid-19 pandemic, state Director General of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena said on Wednesday.

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ISL: FC Goa rope in Spanish defender Ivan Gonzalez

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

FC Goa have completed the signing of Spaniard Ivan Gonzalez on a permanent deal after the defender ended his contract with Cultural Leonesa. The defender -- who has signed an initial two-year contract

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To end protests, Goa drops 45,000 sq. mts from IIT land for temple site

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

The Goa cabinet on Wednesday resolved to revert 45,000 sq. mts of land identified for the upcoming IIT-Goa campus project, to an existing temple following weeks of protests by the local villagers.

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Goa telecom policy bats for instant approval for mobile towers

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

The Goa Cabinet on Wednesday approved the state Telecom Infrastructure policy which will enable single-window clearance for erection of mobile telephony towers and laying of telecom cables in the stat

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Amid spike, Goa's 2nd Covid hospital becomes operational

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST

Amid a sustained spike in the coronavirus cases, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the state's second designated Covid-19 hospital was now operational.

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BJP backs rail, road, power projects in Goa's forest areas

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:07 AM IST

Goa unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defended three upcoming projects in the forest areas in South Goa, saying the projects were necessary for development and urged activists protesting against ra

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Goa AAP slams 'unholy nexus' between Congress, BJP

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Monday held a street protest in the state capital against last week's induction of two sons of former Chief Minister and sitting Congress MLA Ravi Naik into the BJP.

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Inmate shoots intimidation videos in Goa prison; probe ordered

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST

Prison authorities in Goa have started a probe into two videos which went viral on social media last week, in which an inmate Anwar Shaikh, along with others is seen walking through the corridors of t

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Maharashtra needs to increase Covid testing: Fadnavis

Panaji |Monday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

Maharashtra needs to boost its Covid-19 testing capacity, as well as increase the number of isolation centres in a big way, in the wake of rising infections and death rate, Leader of Opposition Devend

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