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Power supply not restored

VASCO: The residents of Dactolem, Mangor-Hill and Gandhinagar are facing extreme hardships due to the disruption of power supply, which has not been restored for fourth consecutive day, on Tuesday, after the fire broke out due to the leakage in the underground naphtha pipeline at Varunapuri, Mangor-Hill on Friday.

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BJP wants govt to fix responsibility for naphtha fire

VASCO: The spokesperson of the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit, Mr Rajendra Arlekar, on Monday, demanded with the state government to fix the responsibility for naphtha inferno which led to devastation in Dactolem in Mangor-Hill, Vasco, and also to file a case against those responsible for the disaster and put them behind the bars.

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CM to meet AIC panel today

PANAJI: The Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Mr Deu Banavalikar, made an announcement at the Panaji town police station that the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, would call a delegation of India Against Corruption (AIC) for discussion at his residence on Tuesday.

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Major devastation in Vasco naphtha fire

VASCO: The major fire that broke out on Saturday at Daktolem near Varunapuri-Mangor Hill has led to a major devastation in the area with people’s properties and vegetation along with aquatic life bearing the brunt of the inferno. Flames of low intensity continued to blaze in the nullah on Sunday.

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Registrar’s offices becoming more efficient in issuing birth certificates

BY RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT
PANAJI: “Around 54 per cent Indians say that they greased the palms of authorities to get things done,” observes study papers released last December on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day. “And India has cut the grade in the top five,” it adds.

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St Estevam gram sabha questions motive of govt

PANAJI: The St Estevam gram sabha, on Sunday, that began with a two minute silence in solidarity with the anti-corruption campaign of activist, Anna Hazare, questioned the motive of the government behind proposals to build bridges connecting the islands and to widen village roads.

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Leopard caught at Borim

PANAJI: The forest department officials, on Sunday, caught a leopard  (locally known as Bibto Waagh) from an areca nut plantation at Adulsa Wado in the Borim village.

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