GOA: SHELPE IN SATTARI GETS FILTERED WATER FIRST TIME SINCE LIBERATION

By Our Chief Reporter     Valpoi (Goa) The village of Shelpe in Sattari taluka is not in Bihar. It is very much in Goa and it took almost more than 50 years after Portuguese left to get basic need ‘filtered water for drinking.’ The locals hail Valpoi MLA and Health minister Vishwajit Rane for his efforts to end…

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GOA: MEDIA INTERACTION MEET ORGANISED BY NATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR TOBACCO ERADICATION

By Our Chief Reporter Panaji (Goa) National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) and Consumer Voice, Delhi organized press interaction meet on April 6, 2018 at Goa International Centre Goa. The purpose of this meet was to discuss various pressing issues related to tobacco use and how media can play an effective role in tobacco control. Tobacco kills over 7 million people each year, and, if current…

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KNOWING AUTISM

TEAM TNV April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD)—a day aimed at spotlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There’s no medical detection or cure for ASD—but across the country groups are working to educate the public on the disorder. Autism is an issue that is slowly gaining more understanding and WAAD is designed to celebrate the…

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GOA: AAP WOMEN’S FRONT PETITIONED SOUTH GOA SP FOR A FULL FLEDGED WOMEN POLICE STATION

MARGAO (GOA)   The Women’s Front (WF) of Aam Aadmi Party Goa, on Monday petitioned the Superintendent of Police, South, demanding a full fledged women police station (WPS) in South Goa. The delegation of women members led by AAP Goa leader Rajeshree Nagarsekar, in their petition titled, Travesty of Women Police Station (WPS), WF  sought to seek redressal of multiple problems plaguing the facility housed…

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GOA: FACILITATION CENTRE FOR MAHARASHTRA PATIENTS OPENED AT GMC

By Our Chief Reporter Panaji (Goa) The patients from Maharashtra who are enrolled under their state government’s medical insurance scheme would be able to take free treatment at Goa medical college and Hospital, near here. State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today opened a facilitation centre for the patients at Goa Medical College and Hospital…

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GOA: The Procrastinating Mind, the questioning heart

CHARLENE FARREL I have a confession to make. Today, this is how I shall begin… I waited for the last possible moment to pen down this article. There, I said it and yes, I am ashamed too. This time of the year always gets like this for me. Being a teacher, the exams are going on, the reports need to…

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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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