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GSPCB extends validity period of ‘consent to operate’ for industries 2.4.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK  Panaji In a move to ensure hassle-free availability of essential services amid the lockdown over the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) on Tuesday extended till June 30 the validity period of consent to operate and authorisation for different categories of industries. In its order, the board extended the validity period …

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CM seeks PM’s help to bring back stranded seafarers 2.4.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday informed that he has sent a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to help the state government to bring back to Goa around 7000 to 8000 Goan seafarers, who are stuck up on ships in various countries, in the wake of COVID-19 epidemic. …

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Sheer stupidity to hoard ventilators, say experts 1.4.2020 Delhi Age
Forget sanitisers, masks, gloves and essentials; the latest reality is that the rich folks are buying ventilators for personal use at home
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Goa to utilise RS 120 cr more for COVID-19 facilities 1.4.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

Panaji: The Goa government on Tuesday decided to utilise Rs 120 crore out of Rs 400 crore from the Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund for COVID hospital and other related disaster management facilities. The government on Monday had decided to utilise Rs 52 crore from the district mineral fund for the same purpose after a …

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COVID-19 is an opportunity 31.3.2020 Downtoearth
It provides a chance to work towards strengthening public health systems and better disaster resilience
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COVID-19: Disposing biomedical waste Bengal’s challenge at hand 31.3.2020 Downtoearth
The state is yet to follow CPCB guidelines on collection of biomedical waste of quarantined people
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Divar facing difficulties due to shortage of essential goods 30.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK DIVAR The people of Divar island are facing difficulties due to shortage of essential goods in the shops. There is also no milk supply, vegetables, fruits, fish. Further, there is no proper transport, doctor or medicines for the last week.People in Divar island specially senior citizens and sick are suffering for want of …

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Second phase of sanitisation drive in city from today 30.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Second phase of sanitisation drive in city from today
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NGOs under GMC fail to collect daily garbage 28.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
NGOs under GMC fail to collect daily garbage
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Scarlett Johansson's daughter to be 'flower girl' at her wedding 28.3.2020 PTI: All news
Scarlett Johansson's daughter to be 'flower girl' at her wedding
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Strict lockdown in Mormugao 28.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK VASCO-The Mormugao municipal council on Friday decided strict implementation of lockdown in municipal jurisdiction by not allowing the movement of any vehicles and individuals, failing which strict action will be initiated by challaning the vehicles and by initiating legal action on individuals. The MMC chairperson Nandadeep Raut has disclosed that there was a …

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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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St Joseph’s Educational Institute wins Wipro earthian Award 2019 27.3.2020 Kurio City – The Navhind Times

The Wipro Earthian programme for schools aims at providing exposure to multiple perspectives within the students’ peer group and the world. There are three themes of exploration – biodiversity, water, and waste. St Joseph’s Educational Institute, Chandor, worked on a project under the theme waste management, titled ‘Use it up or do without – A …

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Carnival Fiesta at Mater Dei Institution 27.3.2020 Kurio City – The Navhind Times

On the occasion of Carnival Fiesta at Mater Dei Institution, Saligao, a fancy dress contest was held. The aim of the contest was to boost confidence, observation, research and creativity. This time, the theme for the senior category was ‘Fashion Parade of Wealth from Waste, Creations’ in which 20 contestants vied with one another. First …

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COVID-19 outbreak: Economic activity grinds to a halt in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari 26.3.2020 Downtoearth
Sales of forest produce, vegetables and fruits in the district dropped after the janata curfew 
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Questions arise over garbage collection in Salcete 26.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK MARGAO: Several panchayats in Salcete have been left with questions as garbage collection may be forced to come to a standstill. With no directions from state authorities, village panchayats may have to stop garbage collection as workers also stay away. In the wake of the state-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of Corona …

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Sarpanchas meeting held at Candolim 26.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Candolim: The minister for solid waste management and Calangute MLA, Michael Lobo held a meeting of 10 sarpanchas coming under the PHC Candolim jurisdictions to chalk out strategies in case of any eventuality due to COVID 19 out break. Speaking to this daily the minister for solid waste management said that sarpanchas of …

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Tourists left in a lurch as hotels closing down 26.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

Nt NETWORK Calangute: Indian and foreign tourist staying in hotels in the beach belt have been instructed by their hotels to make alternate arrangements to stay as hotels in the beach belt are shutting down their operations, Many tourists Indian and foreign who are stranded due to Curfew in their hotels as COVID 19 has …

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Lock down keeps police on toes in Mapusa 26.3.2020 The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Mapusa: Total lock down was witness in Mapusa and surrounding areas with all facilities remaining closed except Pharmacy and Petrol pumps   police had to be on toes to keep check on movement of public who had various excuses to justify their stand of staying outdoors. Even Gudi Padwa celebration was affected as this year annual …

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Fire engulfs garbage segregation area of Benaulim VP; damage to building 25.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

Benaulim: Several bailed stacks of garbage at the Benaulim panchayat were engulfed in flames on Tuesday afternoon after a fire raged through the village panchayat’s garbage segregation area located behind the panchayat office. The impact of the fire was felt on the building as well. The fire broke out just before 3 pm on Tuesday …

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