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GSPCB asks four mines to suspend operations

PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), on Wednesday, issued notices to 4 mines asking them to suspend operations under the Air and Water Pollution Control Act, removing their consent to operate, officials said.

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Govt action against Anna condemned

PANAJI: If elected to power in the forthcoming assembly elections, the Leader of Opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar, assured to pass the Lokayukta Bill in the state assembly.

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NSUI has always been against corruption: Kawthankar

PANAJI: The state unit president of the National Students’ Union of India, Mr Sunil Kawthankar has said that NSUI has always been against corruption and the corrupt and that it would support any one who would wage fight against it.

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Cuncolim 108 ambulance taken back after inauguration

MARGAO: Exactly a day after the Health Minister, Mr Vishwajeet Rane launched the 108 ambulance service in Cuncolim on August 15, the ambulance was not available to transport an injured man and an ambulance had to be summoned from Quepem.

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HC reserves judgement on Raj Bhavan petition

PANAJI: A division bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa on Wednesday reserved the judgement on the petition filed by Goa Raj Bhavan against the information sought under the Right to Information Act.

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Govt will modify MoI circular, Kantak tells HC

PANAJI: The Advocate General, Mr Subodh Kantak on Tuesday arguing in favour of the government before the division bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa said that the government will modify the circular on the medium of instruction.

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Governor does not come under purview of RTI: ASG Tankha

PANAJI: Arguing on the petition filed by state Raj Bhavan challenging an order of the Goa State Information Commission, Additional Solicitor General, Mr Vivek Tankha on Tuesday submitted before the High Court of Bombay at Goa that the President of India, Governor, Chief Justice and the Speaker were not a public authority and therefore, did not come within the purview of the Right to Information Act.

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Goa to seek special package of Rs 15,000 crore from Centre


PANAJI: Finding that the Union government was not very keen in giving special status to states any more, the state authorities are contemplating demanding a special economic package of Rs 15,000 crore in lieu of it so as to bring in all-round development in the state, highly placed sources in the state administration informed.

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89 supporters court arrest in Goa

PANAJI: Coming hard on the heels of the detention of anti-corruption crusader, Mr Anna Hazare and his ‘jail bharo’ call, 89 of his supporters courted arrest on Tuesday morning in the capital city.

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