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15,000 parents pitch for Marathi

PANAJI:  The second batch of primary schools -- comprising  only government schools -- which has recently forwarded to the department of education the duly filled proformas from parents as regards the choice about the medium of instruction for their wards studying at the primary level, points out well above 90 per cent of these parents opting for the Marathi medium.

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Mapusa police asked to file FIR against officials over hospital

PANAJI: The judicial magistrate first class of Mapusa, Ms Durga Madkaikar has directed the Mapusa police to file a first information report against the health secretary, Mr Rajeev Verma, the health director, Dr Rajnanda Dessai, and the then director of the public-private partnership cell of state government, Mr Anupam Kishore, in the matter relating to the operation of North Goa district hospital under PPP mode.

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Shantaram re-elected as RS MP

PANAJI: As expected the Congress pulled off an easy win in the biennial elections to the lone seat of Rajya Sabha from the state with its nominee, Mr Shantaram Naik winning by a margin of 10 votes over his only rival, Mr Damodar Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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GU has no visionary policy: audit report

PANAJI:  The academic audit committee on Goa University headed by Prof Vinod Gaur, the honorary professor of astrophysics, Bangalore, in its report has noted that the Goa University has neither any action plan nor visionary policy for successfully advancing into the future. 

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CCP formulates bylaws for maintaining cleanliness in city

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) has formulated bylaws for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in the city, and they would be put before the councillors for approval, during the forthcoming meeting of the Corporation.

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Mala lake beautification does not go well with residents

PANAJI: Residents of Mala, are still totally opposed to the proposed Mala lake beautification and market project, and are all set to intensify their agitation and will use all and any means to see that it does not come up, residents told media on Friday.

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Goa Bagayatdar set to take farmers’ produce to foreign shores

BY ROQUE DIAS
PONDA: Nearly 10,000 farmers and agriculturists, registered with the Goa Bagayatdar Sahakari Kharedi Vikri Sauntha Maryadit (GBSKVSM) and others have a reason to smile as in the next eight months, the co-operative society would be registered as a company in order to commence the much-awaited linking of the agriculture producers of the state to the international export market.

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Mining corridor work to start after monsoon

BY NESHWIN ALMEIDA
PANAJI: The Goa State Industrial Development Corporation  Ltd along with other government corporations and departments have tied up with  mining companies in the state to build a dedicated four-lane mining corridor exclusively for  ore transportation.

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RS polls for Goa seat today

PANAJI: The elections to the lone seat of the Rajya Sabha from the state would be held on Friday in which the Congress nominee, Mr Shantaram Naik, and the Bharatiya Janata party nominee, Mr Damodar Naik, are locked in a straight battle.

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