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HC directs Additional Solicitor General to file affidavit in Raj Bhavan plea

PANAJI: A division bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa, comprising of Mr Justice S A Bobde and Mr Justice F M Reis on Monday directed the Additional Solicitor General of India, Mr Vivek Tankha to file an affidavit to the effect that the President of India, Governor and the Speaker do not have any executive powers or duties to comply with.

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Fomento gears up for Sonsoddo task

MARGAO: Expecting land possession at Sonsoddo any moment, Fomento Green (FG) has started ordering custom-made machinery and equipment from overseas and within the country for garbage treatment.

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NH-17 widening faces stalemate on toll issue

MARGAO: The PWD Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao on Monday said the Centre has insisted that widening of Goa sector of the national highway-17 has to be carried out with imposition of toll on road users.

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DoE focuses on MOI, loses sight of drive on mid-day meal

PANAJI: The implementation of the government decision as regards the medium of instruction at the primary level has made the department of education work overtime, with no time left at its disposal for handling other equally important matters such as inspecting the mid-day meal scheme run in the schools.

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Disruption of rail services continues

PANAJI: Landslides disrupted train services of Konkan Railway for the second day even as heavy torrential rains accompanied by winds lashed the state almost one continuous week on Monday.

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Communication tech should be more accessible: Kamat

PANAJI: Stating that when the society gets connected, the knowledge starts flowing, the registrar of Goa University, Dr Vijayendra Kamat said that information as well as communication technology should be made more accessible to the students, teachers as well as the school managements.

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NGO demands conversion of govt land in Sattari

VALPOI: The members of Janseva Pratishthan, an NGO from Valpoi, submitted a representation to the mamlatdar of Sattari taluka, Mr Satish Desai, demanding conversion of government land or Alvara land into definitive title (full ownership rights to the farmers) which is a long-pending issue of the people of Sattari taluka.

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CICH meet pays tributes to Mumbai blast victims

PANAJI: From a diversity of opinions a consensus emerged that in any conflict, including the blasts at Mumbai, there was a need to look beyond the stereotypes that stream out, at a meeting organised by Citizens’ Initiatives for Communal Harmony (CICH) at the International Centre, Dona Paula on Saturday.

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Undetected theft cases a blot on Vasco police

By Sudesh Bhosle | NT

VASCO: Though the rate of detection of murders committed in areas under the Vasco police sub-division has improved over the previous years, the police have a very bad record as far as cracking
theft cases.

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