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Three dead, seven rescued in Goa accident

Three dead, seven rescued in Goa accident

June 18  (IANS) Panaji : Three people were feared killed while seven others were rescued in a major mining accident in Goa’s Sanvordem town, officials said Saturday. The 10 people got trapped under debris when an unstable tailing stack — a huge heap of aluminium and silica impurities extracted along with iron ore — gave way […]

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Violent protests over English language issue rock Goa

Jun 6 (PTI) Panaji, Road traffic has been paralysed in Goa, as protesters have descended on roads to enforce the ‘Goa bandh’ over state government’s decision to grant recognition to English as a Medium of Instruction in primary schools. Goa government had recently decided to recognise English as an MOI, alongwith Marathi and Konkani and […]

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India-Pak match casts shadow on Goa Assembly

Mar 29 (PTI) Panaji, In the wake of the crucial World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan at Mohali, the Goa Legislative Assembly today unanimously resolved to wind up the working of the House tomorrow by afternoon. At the fag end of the session, Deputy Speaker Mauvin Godinho urged the Speaker to wind up the […]

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Philips targets 20 pc growth in India in five years

Philips targets 20 pc growth in India in five years

Mar 27 (PTI) Mobor (Goa), Dutch diversified consumer electronics and healthcare products firm Philips is looking at growing around 20 per cent in India over the next five years as part of a global aim to get 40 per cent of its revenues from emerging markets. The company’s Indian arm, Philips Electronics India, had clocked […]

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Mining to get costlier in Goa

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Mar 17 (PTI) Panaji: The mining industry in Goa will now have to shell out more as fee for water and air consent, depending on the environmental damages caused by the firm. In the budget presented today, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, has proposed that the Goa Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1988 and […]

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