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Philip, Nilkhanth supporters oppose moves

MAPUSA/VASCO: The supporters of Tivim MLA and Tourism Minister, Mr Nilkhanth Halarnkar and Revenue Minister, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza condemned the NCP high command for asking the two ministers to resign from the cabinet.

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Parents need to be ideal role models to wards: Quenim

MARGAO: Parents must meticulously adopt descent and virtuous way of life as the children imitate the pattern of behavior of their parents, claimed Ms Amita Quenim, the renowned clinical psychologist.

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Digambar announces welfare measures

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Sunday announced a plethora of schemes for development of the state and well-being of its people including setting up of an International Arbitration Centre, world-class convention centre, special mine transport corridors, besides raising of monthly state pension to the freedom fighters to ` 5,000 from ` 4,000.

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Cong to discuss Goa’s political crisis after plenary session

PANAJI: The ongoing political imbroglio in the state over inclusion of Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco in the state cabinet was likely to continue for at least a few more days as the issue would be taken up by Congress leadership only after the end of plenary session of the All India Congress Committee, even as the Nationalist Congress Party leadership said that it would wait for a few more days.

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Regularisation of contract workers sought

PANAJI: The All India Trade Union Congress has come down heavily on the state government for neglecting the problems faced by workmen engaged on contractual basis in some government departments.

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Azgaonkar calls upon people to work for betterment of Goa

PERNEM: "Goa is far more developed than other states of the country and it is the duty of every individual to work for the betterment of the state and the country," said the Panchayat Minister, Mr Manohar Azgaonkar.

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Consul General highlights relevance of Portuguese

PANAJI: The Consul General of Portugal in Goa, Dr António Sabido Costa on Sunday said that knowledge of foreign languages becomes most critical in context of diplomatic, economic and cultural exchange between different countries, in the globalised world, and under such circumstances, knowledge of Portuguese has become relevant in today’s world.

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Calls to use science, technology for human development

PONDA: God is the beginning and end of everything, said Dr Theodore Mascarenhas, a Pilar priest and a representative of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Rome, while explaining how the Catholic Church is not against science and technology but in fact encourages and promotes it as long as it takes care of the integral development of human beings.

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