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City trees to get unique numbers for protection

PANAJI: A project undertaken by the Corporation of the City of Panaji in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature has revealed that there are more than 3,700 trees in the capital city, including varieties like Gulmohar (Delonix regia), Casuarina, banyan, pine, mango and coconut.

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Marcaim ST community a disgruntled lot

By Roque Dias  | NT
MARCAIM: Mr Santosh G Gaude, a 62-year-old resident of Marcaim, who belongs to the ST community has claimed, “We are basically into farming.

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Confusion over sports merit marks during admissions

PONDA/VASCO: Principals of most educational institutions from Ponda have lamented the “hasty” decisions enforced by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education this year which have led to confusion amongst students, parents and school faculty members alike.

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Govt to issue circular today on MoI decision

PANAJI:  The Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate on Thursday said the DoE will issue the circular as regards the government decision to give grants to the English medium primary schools, on June 10.

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Malaria cases on the decline

PANAJI:  The number of patients registered in Goa for vector-borne diseases, including the fatal malaria has drastically reduced over the years, with the directorate of health services succeeding in control over these diseases by taking several measures, with the co-operation of builders, municipal bodies, village panchayats and other stakeholders.

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SSC students will have option to choose subjects

PANAJI:  The education department has worked out a system under which the students appearing for SSC examination would be provided with a choice to opt out of subjects like mathematics, science and social science.

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Massive agitation being planned to oppose misrule of Kamat govt: BJP

PANAJI: The Goa desk in-charge of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Ms Arati Mehra on Thursday said that a massive agitation is being planned by the party in the state by the month end, to oppose the misrule of the Digambar Kamat government on all fronts.

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