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PANJIM: Goa today registered 183 new covid positive. While there were 249 recoveries and 8 deaths. As per DHS bulletin, a 60 year old patient from Sawantwadi with DM+CRF, ICE hepatitis C infection, 65 year old patient from Mapusa with DM+CKD+old CVA, 76 year old patient from Ucassiam with DM+HTN+NSTEMI, 67 year old patient from Navelim with DM+HTN+CKD. Further a 42 year old patient from Keri-Sattari with CKD, 60 year old patient from Chimbel with DM, 55 year old patient from Navelim with ALD And 62 year old patient from Ratnagiri with DM+HTN+old CVA succumbed to the virus.…

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Pernem Police have registered an offense against 04 persons from Dhargal for assaulting another relative in the locality. As per PI Jivba Dalvi a complaint was received on 03/11/2020 from Mrs. Sharda Shirgaokar R/o Mahakajan, Dhargal informing that at around 04:45 pm, four persons pelted stones and assaulted her son near their new under construction shop at Dhargal. Accordingly an offence under section 324, 504 R/w 34 IPC was registered. All 04 accused persons namely Mr. Vijay Shirgaokar, Vallabh Shirgaokar, Abhishek Shirgaokar and Shan Shirgaokar, all R/o Mahakhajan, Dhargal were placed under arrest and further released on bail. A chapter…

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PANJIM: Former Chief Minister and Congress Poriem MLA Pratpasingh Rane today urged the government to look for an alternative site for the proposed Indian Institute of technology (IIT) campus, considering the mounting opposition to the project from the villagers of Shel-Melavli. Rane said that the government should not be adamant to forcefully impose project against people’s wishes. “There is ample land available for projects like IIT. Alternate land should be identified,” he said. Rane said that people’s sentiment needs to be respected. “People are opposing,” he said. “Just because the land is fallow, let us not convert them into cement…

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PANJIM: Congress Party in Goa has always respected the sentiments of the people and have dared to cancel its own decisions to uphold the democratic process and the rights of citizens as enshrined in the Constitution of India. We are committed to protect the Identity of Goa and Environment and will continue to be the Voice of the People. Congress Party will organize a meeting on Saturday 7th November 2020 at 4.00pm to warn the government and raise the Voice against the three projects coming up at Mollem including Railway Double Tracking and to oppose the attempts of the…

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The Bombay High Court today issued notice on a petition filed by the Goa Foundation challenging the decision of the Goa Governor and the Chief Minister to reject the Goa Lokayukta’s order directing that the Anti Crime Branch register an FIR in t he matter of renewal of 88 mining leases The Goa Lokayukta had also directed the state government to ensure the investigation was conducted by the CBI. The writ petition is filed to challenge the orders of the Competent Authority designated under the Goa Lokayukta Act, 2011, namely, 1) the order dated 15.4.2020 passed by the competent authority,…

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Amidst the notice by the Sao Jose de Areal panchayat to stop double tracking work on Nessai railway crossing, the railway Vikas Nigam has said it is undertaking works within the land which belongs to railways and the local panchayats have no jurisdiction over it. “With reference to your above notice in connection with stopping construction work near Railway gate Nesai and Railway station Sao Jose de Areal. I am directed to inform you that the construction work is being legally executed in connection with Railway doubling under the provisions of Sections 1 to 13 Chapter IV of Railway Act,…

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Aam Aadmi Party today launched a frontal attack on both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress for furthering their own party interest at the cost of Goa and Goans and termed the Congress support to the ongoing people’s movement against projects as nothing but political opportunism. AAP Leader Lourenco D’silva pointed out that Adani got the permission for expanding the berth at MPT when the Congress was in power both at the Centre and in the State. “Late Manohar Parrikar had in fact revealed on the floor of the House a letter dated 9th November addressed by then Chief…

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