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Consensus emerging over mode of MoI implementation

PANAJI: After lengthy protracted deliberations lasting over quite a few days, it looks as if there is a consensus building towards implementing the circular on the medium of instruction (MoI) as it is – from first to fourth.

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Benaulim farmers hit by fertiliser shortage

MARGAO: Farmers from Benaulim are aggrieved over the shortage of fertilizers at Goa Bagayatdar even as the crops are reaching maturity, forcing them to purchase fertilisers from the open market.

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Unclaimed luggage triggers bomb scare at Dabolim airport

VASCO: Luggage left unclaimed on a trolley opposite the entrance gate to Dabolim International Airport triggered a bomb scare on Friday evening. That the incident occurred a couple of days after the Mumbai blasts further added up to the chaos. It sent the passengers, taxi operators, airport staff, CISF personnel and local police into a tizzy.

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Immense scope for Red Cross movement in Goa: Governor

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr Shivinder Singh Sidhu on Friday emphasised the need for making Red Cross Movement a people’s movement in Goa by enlisting support of more sections of the society so that the benefit of its services and experience in humanitarian work is extended to whoever seeks and deserves it.

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AHVS asked to carry out anti-rabies vaccination drive in Margao

MARGAO: Taking cognizance of the recent attacks by a rabid dog in Panaji, the chief officer of Margao Municipality, Mr Prasanna Acharya, has written to the director of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services (AHVS) to tackle the stray dog menace in the municipal jurisdiction.

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Immense scope for Red Cross movement in Goa: Governor

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr Shivinder Singh Sidhu on Friday emphasised the need for making Red Cross Movement a people’s movement in Goa by enlisting support of more sections of the society so that the benefit of its services and experience in humanitarian work is extended to whoever seeks and deserves it.

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GOACAN sensitises LPG consumers about rights

MARGAO: The Goa Civic and Consumer Action Network (GOACAN) on Friday launched its ‘LPG Consumer Rights Fortnight’ at the Margao KTC bus stand. Volunteers from South Goa participated in the programme held in order to create awareness about rights of LPG consumers.

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Dog bite cases on the rise

PANAJI: Over 1,100 people in the state are bitten by stray dogs every month. Despite there being a rise in the number of dog bite cases for which the state government has to incur an estimated expenditure of over Rs 1.30 crore, concrete steps to deal with the stray dog menace appear to be still elusive.

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