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New power house delayed by 4 years
New power house delayed by 4 years

The contractor, who has been reportedly paid the full amount, has fled leaving the work incomplete More

New Sonsoddo promise: Dump & stink to be removed before the rains start

Segregation at source to be fast tracked; TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai on ground zero, with GSIDC MD and Panjim’s segregation motivator Sanjit Rodrigues More

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Govt neglects Power House road

The road needs a fresh layer of hot-mix before the monsoons since the stretch gets filled with potholes once it starts raining More

BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED BARS
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED BARS

Believe it or not, the Khareband flyover is a ‘highway’, so bars and liquor shops, 8 metres ‘under’ the highway have to go More

Delay in STP plants causes sewage overflow

The two new sewage treatment plants being constructed are being delayed due to different reasons resulting in pressure on the existing STP at Shirvodem More



MMC dumps 70% of waste at Sonsoddo

Despite a full-fledged treatment plant, the Council falters with collection of segregated waste at source with citizens in some wards ignoring instructions More

A SORDID TALE OF TWO SLUMS
A SORDID TALE OF TWO SLUMS

Another invasion: How multiple Margao comunidade lands have been usurped More

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Aga Khan garden in shambles

The municipal garden, once considered to be the apple of the eye in Goa’s commercial capital, is now being used for illegal activities More

Cine Lata slum: Margao’s worst show

Slum that gets its name from the iconic movie theatre in the area showcases Margao at its worst; choked drains get cleared only during elections; slum blocking the direct link road construction from Colva circle to Navelim via Comba More

Who do MMC collect house tax from?  DATA is the question
Who do MMC collect house tax from? DATA is the question

A database of homes in Margao was carried out way back in 2009; many hutments and small houses are not registered with the MMC; they do not pay house tax More



Election code of conduct halts development works

MMC executes works which are necessary but bigger tasks cannot be taken up; pre-monsoon preparations also affected More

What do xaxttikars want from the next govt?

Besides employment for youth and development, citizens demand promises to be fulfilled, better roads and good health care More

HOSPICIO AILS, South GOA URGENTLY NEEDS A  DISTRICT HOSPITAL
HOSPICIO AILS, South GOA URGENTLY NEEDS A DISTRICT HOSPITAL

GSIDC racing against time to complete the District Hospital; new deadline to complete all major works is June which may not be met More



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