GOA: GOA’S OWN PAD WOMEN AND THEIR STORY OF STRUGGLE, SUCCESS

Mulgao (Goa)  When Akshay Kumar starring movie Pad Man was released in the theatres this week, the excitement was palpable in the small town village of Mulgao in Bicholim taluka, 45 kms away from here. A group of women who have  following the footsteps of Tamil Nadu based real pad man Arunchalam Muruganathan are all…

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GOA: AAP LEADS DHANGAR WADI VILLAGERS PROTEST FOR DRINKING WATER, PETITIONS AUTHORITIES

Quepem (Goa): Gripped by an acute drinking water crisis in the vilage, villagers of Dhangarwadi of Paddi – Barcem panchayat, on Wednesday, led by AAP Goa staged a protest at the PWD office (Div XX) at Quepem demanding immediate supply of water through tankers. The villagers, mostly women, marched to the office of the PWD armed with empty water…

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KRISHI MELA ON FEB 12

Panaji (Goa) In order to boost the farming activities, the State Government has organized Kirishi mela on February 12. Government intends to achieve 6 percent growth in the agriculture sector in the coming years. At present, the growth is 4 percent.  The Krishi mela is organized by the State Horticulture Corporation Ltd. Minister for Agriculture…

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BIKE AMBULANCES TO BE LAUNCHED ON FEB 8

Panaji (Goa) After Karnataka, Goa is set to become the second State in the country to launch bike-ambulances, which will help in reducing the response time. On February 8, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will launch 25 bike ambulances, which will mostly cater in the tourism belt and other hot-spots. Health Minister Vishwajit Rane announced this on…

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GOEMKARPONN WILL LIVE ON…

PALASH VOLVOIKAR   Goa is a state that has been pushed as a hippie hub, a party state, a place where everybody goes to drink cheap liquor and piss off the edge of the world. However, for those of us that live here, things are quite different. Over the last year, every article I’ve written for The Neutral View that had…

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GOA: GHRC MOVED SEEKING THAT POST-MORTEM OF FEMALES BE DONE ONLY BY LADY DOCTORS & FEMALE ATTENDANTS

Panji (Goa): Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today filed a petition before the Goa Human Rights Commission (GHRC) seeking that the post-mortem on female dead bodies be done only by lady doctors assisted by female attendants. Stating that it was anguishing and humiliating that at the Government hospitals in the State the post-mortem on female dead bodies…

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GOA: HEARING INTO DUMPING OF GARBAGE ON BYPASS ROAD ADJOURNED

Panaji (Goa): Hearing into contempt petition into dumping of garbage along the Panaji-Old Goa bypass road came up for further hearing today, after over one month of its adjournment and has been postponed for another month after the government assured to submit a comprehensive report within two weeks on the steps initiated to tackle the menace.    The Goa…

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GOA: FIVE NOBEL LAUREATES TO ATTEND ‘NOBEL PRIZE SERIES- INDIA 2018’ IN GOA FROM FEB 1-3

Panaji (Goa): Five Nobel Prize laureates, who were honoured for their discoveries in the field of Physiology or Medicine, Physics and Chemistry will be part of three-day long ‘Nobel Prize Series- India 2018’ in Goa from February 1. Nobel Prize winners in the field of Physiology or Medicine Dr J Michael Bishop (1989), Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1995) and Richard Roberts (1993),…

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GOA: GOA POLICE TO TAKE PART IN CARNAVAL FLOAT PARADE

Panaji (Goa): As Goa gears up for the most eagerly awaited ‘Carnival,’ Goa Police will for the very time in the history of the event will participate in the float parade. However, its float will be jara hatke as the disciplined force intends to use this platform to create social awareness. Director General of Police…

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GOA: CM ASKS PEOPLE TO MAINTAIN INTEGRITY & CONTRIBUTE TO THE COUNTRY’S DEVELOPMENT

Panaji (Goa): On the occasion of Republic Day celebration on Friday, January 26, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has called upon people to maintain the integrity and to contribute towards the development of the country. The Republic Day will be celebrated tomorrow across the State. Governor of Goa Dr Mridula Sinha will unfurl the national tricolour at the S.A.G. Ground, Campal…

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