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Goa CM to write to Fadnavis over release of Tillari dam water

Panaji, Aug 27 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that he would write to his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis over release of excess water from Tilari dam which had caused floods in villages of the coastal state.
Speaking to reporters, the Chief Minister said,''We are writing to CM about the Tillari dam.”
The Chief Minister said he had instructed Water Resources Department (WRD) and Public Works Department (PWD) to conduct study over flooding in low lying areas to prevent their recurrence.
“A study is required. I have given instructions to concerned officers of the Water Resources Department and the Public Works Department to study the matter and submit the report,” he said.
Two villages in Goa were flooded after floodgates of Tilari dam, located in Maharashtra, were opened allegedly without prior warning this month.
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Increase in compliance post notification of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, says study

18 Sep 2019 | 12:38 AM

Pune, Sep 17 (UNI) In order to assess the immediate impact of the notification of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 on driver behaviour and compliance, Save LIFE Foundation (SLF) conducted an observational study in Delhi and Maharashtra.

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Ramdas Athawale demands 10 assembly seats

17 Sep 2019 | 10:40 PM

Mumbai, Sep 17 (UNI) Union Minister and Republican Party of India (A) chief Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday demanded 10 seats from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena as the countdown to Maharashtra assembly elections got underway.

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Thane Police form 4 teams to trace perpetrators who raped, murdered tribal woman

17 Sep 2019 | 10:34 PM

Thane, Sep 17 (UNI) The Rural Police have formed four teams to trace the perpetrators who allegedly gangraped and murdered a 29-year-old tribal woman at Goutanpada hamlet of Mahalunge village in Bhiwandi taluka of the district at the weekend.

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'One nation one language' policy undemocratic: Luizinho Faleiro

17 Sep 2019 | 10:31 PM

Panaji, Sep 17 (UNI) Former Goa Chief Minister and MLA Luizinho Faleiro on Tuesday said that one national one language policy was undemocratic.

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MSRTC to launch modernisation programme to attract passengers: Raote

17 Sep 2019 | 9:32 PM

Nashik, Sep 17 (UNI) The Maharashtra State Transport Corporation will undertake a modernisation programme for the benefit of the passengers, announced its chairman and Transport minister
Divakar Raote on Tuesday.

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