Goa's Panaji witnessed the second hottest day of February in decades, with over 38.2 degree celsius temperature. In the past 10 years, the city witnessed such extreme temperature 38.6 degree celsisu On March 6, 2013. On February 16, the Indian Meteorological Department said, Panaji recorded a rise in temperature amid anticyclonic circulation in Gujarat. Meanwhile, the IMD said,Goa is likely to witness a rise in temperature for next 2-3 days… read-more
In Goa’s Panaji, the two accused detained in the murder case of BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat were questioned overnight, on August 26. The two accused who were close associates of Phogat, have been identified as Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Wasi. After the post-mortem report revealed “multiple blunt force injuries on her body,” the arrests were made. Further details on the matter are awaited.
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Indus Towers Limited has installed a new telecom tower in Panaji, Goa, to fulfil the commitment of providing affordable, high-quality and reliable services for the growing network connectivity needs of India. In regard to this, the State Government has sanctioned 255 mobile towers to be installed in different parts. Moreover, the new development is in line of PM Narendra Modi's Digital India vision, to have enhanced telecommunication.
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The India meteorological department said, Goa is likely to witness light rainfall and thunderstorm by next week. "It is during the pre and post-monsoon seasons that the maximum number of convective systems form in the north Indian Ocean, that is the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal," said Dr. MR Ramesh Kumar, on March 3. Notably, Goa's maximum temperature is expected to be 2° Celsius higher.
Panaji is going to host its first-ever beach carnival, scheduled for later in February, with an eye on UNESCO Creative Cities Network list. Beach carnival will help local 'foodpreneurs' to grow their business." said Angelo Fernandes, Panaji Corporation Commissioner. Furthermore, to make beach carnival successful Panaji has partnered with FIERCE Kitchens. "These ventures are largely driven by passion," said Fernandes. Notably, UCCN was… read-more
Utpal Parrikar, former Goa CM late Manohar Parrikar's son announced to contest from Panaji Assembly constituency as an independent candidate. On January 21, he addressed a press conference and said, he will resign from the BJP. The developments came after the BJP left him in the first MLA candidate list and denied him Panaji ticket. Moreover, Devendra Fadanvis said, they have offered Utpal two other seats and talks are uunderway.
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Utpal Parrikar, former Goa CM Late Manohar Parrikar's son, will address a press conference on January 21. During the conference, Parrikar will announce his stand, after being left out in the BJP's MLA Candidates' first list, for the upcoming Goa Assembly elections. Notably, Utpal wanted to contest from the Panaji constituency, however was denied ticket. The political drama within party came ahead of the Goa elections, scheduled on February 14… read-more
The recent BJP MLA Candidates' list upset former Goa CM's son Utpal Parrikar. Hoping the MLA candidate from Panaji, Utpal was left out from the BJP's list. In addition, despite Parrikar's open demand to contest the Panaji Assembly seat, the Goa BJP unit announced Atanasio "Babush" Monserrate, who was a former INC leader as Panaji candidate. Now, Utpal Parrikar said, he will announce his stand soon, ahead of Goa elections.
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West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, will visit Goa next week. During her visit, she'll help strengthen the party's election preparedness for the upcoming 2022 assembly election for 40 seats. The visit will start from December 13 onwards. Meanwhile, CM Banerjee will also be accompanied by AITC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, reported UNI.
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In general stream institutions of Panaji, Goa, the academic year 2021-22 will begin on September 1, in physical mode, although Standard Operating Procedure's (SOP) have already started being discussed. "SOPs are to be drawn up by each college depending on the feasibility, based on its student numbers and infrastructure," said Principal of government college, Khandola, Purnakala Samant. Institutes prefer that third-year students take physical… read-more
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