COURT ACCEPTS SIT’S DOCS INDICATING MINE TRADER’S INVOLVEMENT IN SCAM

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  • September 20, 2017
Panaji (Goa): The district & sessions court, North Goa has questioned into delay action by the Goa police against the influential mining businessman Imran Khan. The court has admitted that evidences submitted before it indicates his involvement in the rampant illegal mining case.
“Investigation has been delayed by the respondents. Although it is found that the applicant (Khan) s also involved in some activities, CEC eport came in the year 2012 and we are in the year 2017 and till date no action was taken by the respondents to determine the lease,” the judge stated.
Justice Shah Commission report that exposed…

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मूसलाधार बारिश के चलते मुंबई एअरपोर्ट में फंसा स्पाइसजेट का विमान

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मुंबई – मुंबई में एक बार फिर भारी बारिश के चलते लोगों को काफी परेशानी उठानी पड़ रही है. मूसलाधार बारिश की वजह से मुंबई एअरपोर्ट में वाराणसी-मुंबई विमान दुर्घटना का शिकार हुआ. कीचड़ में विमान के टायर फंसने की वजह से विमान की लैंडिंग मुसीबत में पड़ गई थी. विमान वाराणसी से मुंबई में रात 10 बजकर 5 मिनट पर एअरपोर्ट में दाखिल हुआ था. लेकिन लैंडिंग के समय विमान रनवे 27 से आगे बढ़ा और कीचड़ में जा फंसा.
वाराणसी से मुंबई आए स्पाइसजेट का विमान कीचड़ में फंसने से दुर्घटना का शिकार हुआ, लेकिन किसी भी…

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KA -MA NEXUS EXPOSED ON MHADEI ISSUE BEFORE TRIBUNAL 

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  • September 19, 2017
PANAJI (GOA)The nexus between the State of Karnataka and Maharashtra stood exposed today before the Mhadei water dispute tribunal ( MWDT), after Maharashtra counsel refused  to cross exmain karnataka  witness AK Bajaj in the Mahdei case.
Goa government today afternoon concluded the cross examination of the karnataka witness but Maharashtra counsel refused to cross exmain the witness.
Maharashtra had done the similar move in the past.
Along with karnataka  maharashtra too has proposed diversion of water from river Mhadei.
What is interesting is that during questioning by Tribunal,  karnataka witness was clueless about the…

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BREAKING NEWS: UNCERTAINTY OVER FATE OF SEVERAL HUNDRED PANCHAYAT MEMBERS IN GOA

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Panaji (Goa) The uncertainty over the fate of several hundred panchayat members in Goa are looming large after State government claiming that the association which has given them the certificate of belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) is unregistered.

Several panchayat members who have got elected from the OBC reserved wards have submitted the certificate from Association of Christian Backward Classes to prove their reserved status. The certificates are accepted by the authorities which has allowed them to contest in the reserved wards.

Now District Registrar has claimed that the association has not renewed its registration and hence it stands unregistered.

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INTER-GENERATIONAL EQUITY SHOULD BE THE HEART OF NEW NATIONAL MINERAL POLICY, GF DEMANDS

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Panaji (GOA): The Goa Foundation (GF), whistleblower in the illegal mining case, has petitioned the Union Ministry of Mines constituted Dr KV Rao Committee recommending that the Inter-generational Equity should be the core of the new National Mineral Policy (NMP), which is been drafting following Supreme Court directives.

The GF has been invited to present its view before the Committee at its third meeting on Sep 26. The committee is been constituted to revisit the NMP 2008 and draft a new policy by December.

“We will remind the KR Rao Committee that the current review of the National Mineral Policy gives us a unique…

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LUCKY 7 BACK TO MIRAMAR

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Miramar (Goa) It’s not only the weather and the water tide but Luck too doesn’t seem in favour of stranded Lucky 7 casino ship. The salvaging of the vessel has hit rock bottom even after the saloons managed to move the vessel 250-300 mtrs away from the Miramar beach on Monday.
The vessel has drifted back to it its original position at Miramar owing to strong winds and moreover, the exercise to tow the vessel off Aguada bay this morning delayed. The reason being rough sea and bad weather. “The salvors decided to pause…

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SEPARATE ADVISORIES ISSUED AGAINST VENTURING IN SEA AND RIVERS DOWNSTREAM

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  • September 18, 2017

Panaji (Goa): Owing to the warning issued by the weather department in Goa, Drishti Lifesaving Services has issued advisory cautioning locals as well as the tourists not to venture into the sea or indulge in water sports of any kind over the next 96 hours.

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted weather and sea conditions to be rough and heavy showers to continue for the next few days.

Heavy rains have lashed the State and the adjoining districts since the last three days. This has also led to a tragedy wherein a group of five out of 50 trekkers from Goa…

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IMD WITHDRAWS RED ALERT; WARNS FISHERMEN FROM VENTURING INTO SEA

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Panaji (Goa) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today withdrew the extreme rainfall warning for the Goa coast, but has directed fishermen not to venture into sea for next 24 hours due to rough sea condition.

IMD has warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall for the State for next two days.

“Monsoon has been vigorous over Goa during last 24 hours and in the present conditions it is expected that it will continue for next two days,” IMD said.

IMD has said that the winds would be westerly to South westerly with speed of 45050 KMPH temporarily, reaching 60 KMPH in gusts. “Sea…

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ERONET APP FOR ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION LAUNCHED

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Panaji (GOA) ERONET- a new portal introduced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to facilitate voters to get registered for voter ID and necessary changes like deletion in the photo identity card, was launched in Goa today.

The Chief Electoral Office (CEO) also set the ball rolling for special summary revision- 2018 across all its assembly constituencies, with reference to January 1, 2018 as qualifying date. January 8, 2018 will be the final publication date of the updated database.

The web-based facility was launched by Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha .

ERONET is developed under the National Mobile Governance Initiative by Department of Electronics and…

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CONGRESS WANTS GOVT TO HAND OVER BEACH CLEANING SCAM TO CBI

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PANAJI (GOA) Congress party today demanded that Government should immediately hand over the multi-crore beach cleaning scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further probe as recommended by the Goa Lokayukta in its report, last week.

Addressing reporter, Congress general secretary Adv Yatish Naik demanded that government should immediately hand over the case to CBI and initiate action against all the officials of the tourism department as named in the complaint, included then Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar.

“We demand that government should immediately adopt the report of Lokayukta and act,” he stated.

Congress also wants government to probe as why the…

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