High Court gives Goa govt 2 months time to appoint Lokayukta, Goa govt contends to amend Lokayukta Act to enable any High Court judge to appoint as Lokayukta, presently only rtd. Supreme Court judge or a rtd. Chief Justice of High court can be a Lokayukta | Gurunath Kelekar (91) Veteran Freedom Fighter and the Founder of MARG, Movement of Amity towards Roads in Goa, passed away this morning | State Election Commission postpones General Elections to the 11 Municipal Councils, City Corporation of Panaji polls & bye-elections to different wards of different Village Panchayats and election to ZP Constituency 16- Navelim by three months | Will oppose implementation of new Motor Vehicle Act until infrastructure in Goa is completed, how can we fine people when infrastructure not in place, fine rate given by central govt can not be implemented in Goa, many states have reduced fine; state will | Taxi Owners meet CM Sawant demanding govt to scrap Goa Miles; CM Sawant says govt will discuss matter and come out with balanced solution in the interest of taxi owners & tourism; during last cabinet discussion on new Motor Vehicle Act was deferred, w | CM Sawant visits Damodar Sal, place where Swami Vivekanand had visited during his Goa trip, assures help from govt to maintain premises in Margao where Swami Vivekanand had visited, will also open Swami Vivekananda center at Ravindra Bhavan | Govt decides to set up Experts Committee to identify a suitable land for the permanent campus; Govt serious on setting up permanent IIT campus: CM Sawant | Deepak Dhavalikar re-elected as MGP President; receives 409 votes out of 500 | Total of 1,91,181 beneficiaries get vaccinated for COVID19 on day 1 of the massive nationwide vaccination drive: Union Health Ministry | Health Bulletin: 83 new COVID-19 positive cases, 69 patients recovered, 877 active cases, total deaths 756, COVID deaths reported today 3, samples tested 1670, positivity rate 4.97%
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