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Govt criticised for liberal concessions to corporates, MNCs

PANAJI: Thousands of workers, working in government departments, corporations, banks, industries, factories, mines, ports and docks, celebrated May Day - 2010 (International Working Class Day), by marching through the city of Margao, decked with colourful posters and banners, shouting slogans denouncing the faulty economic policies of the Government at the Centre and in the state.

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GCP to focus on community pharmacy

PANAJI: The Goa College of Pharmacy (GCP), is all set to divide focus of its education between the Industrial pharmacy and the community pharmacy, as was prevalent during the pre-Liberation days, when the courses in pharmacy and medicine were taught under the roof of Escola Medico-Cirurgica de Nova Goa.

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CBI raids distillery in Goa

PANAJI: The Central Bureau of Investigation, probing multi-crore evasion of duty to the government by a Daman-based liquor company with the connivance of senior central government officials, has raided and sealed a distillery in the state, even as it has begun probing the role of a junior-level government  official of Goa in the alleged scam.

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Hindu Marriage Act applies to Goa too: SC

PANAJI: The Supreme Court while allowing the plea made by one Ms Vinisha seeking transfer of divorce proceedings initiated by her husband, Mr Jitesh Tolani from the court of civil judge, senior division, at Vasco-da-Gama, Goa,

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Cruise boat owners oppose hike in wharfage charges

PANAJI:  Expressing strong resentment over the Captain of Ports’ notification of doubling charges, includes taxes, to over Rs 80 lakh a year by each tourist boat for using the tourism  jetty in Panaji, and enforcing ludicrous rules, the Cruise Boats’ Association of Goa is apprehensive that it would completely jeopardise the cruise boat business in the state.

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2 CRPF jawans held for supplying arms to Naxals

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI:  A major arms racket was on Friday  busted by the Uttar Pradesh STF when it arrested five security personnel and a retired sub-inspector for allegedly supplying arms and ammunition to anti-social groups like Naxals.

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Reginaldo seeks dedication from workers for KTC’s sustenance

PANAJI: The chairman of the Kadamba Transport Corporation Ltd, Mr Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco on Friday warned that the financial condition of the corporation is not so good, and will not be able to sustain the burden of the implementation of VIth pay commission recommendations for too long, if the workers do not dedicate themselves to the organisation.

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Sanvordem parishioners allege multiple scams

PANAJI: The church authorities, while contesting the charges levelled by the parishioners of the Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem-Curchorem, have agreed to thoroughly probe the alleged lottery scam, involving the local parish priest and the manager of a printing press, and come clean on the issue.

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