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Another Fatorda bandh threatened

MARGAO: After the bandh observed in Fatorda on Sunday to protest against the government’s failure to shift the scrap yards elsewhere, Fatorda Development Committee chief, Mr Camillo Baretto is threatening another Fatorda bandh, this time on a week day.

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KTC to take 100 buses on lease

PANAJI: The Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTC) could take upto 100 buses on lease and use them on local routes, officials informed.

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75% subsidy boosts mechanised farming

Michael Fisher | NT NETWORK

MARGAO: With the aim to boost agriculture cultivation from this rabi season, the state government is providing subsidy of 75 per cent on the purchase of farm machinery.

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City drains ‘uncovered’

PANAJI: The uncovered drains at the municipal market, near St Inez junction, near Churchside Lodge, near Sunrise Bar and Restaurant and Fabrica Oriental besides other places in the city pose threat not only to the pedestrians but also the motorists while they park their vehicles.

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I have not discriminated against anyone, says Churchill

MARGAO: The RDA Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao, on Wednesday, said that over 70,000 people have been brought under the below poverty line (BPL) list and ruled out bias towards people from constituencies represented by the opposition.

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Highest water level recorded at 5 dams

PANAJI: All the five dams, including two major ones – Selaulim and Anjunem -- across the state have recorded highest water level over the last three years. The Selaulim dam, with the highest storage capacity, is already overflowing and according to a water resources department official there was no danger of floods at the moment.

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Yuri Alemao weighs NCP option

PANAJI: The next assembly elections could see another Alemao – Mr Yuri Alemao, the son of the Urban Development Minister, Mr Joaquim Alemao – contesting in the Sanguem constituency on a Nationalist Congress Party ticket, sources informed.

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RS polls: Angle serious contender for Cong ticket

PANAJI: In a surprising development, Mr Ramakant Angle, a former member of Lok Sabha, has emerged as a serious contender for the Congress ticket for the Rajya Sabha elections for the lone seat from the state.

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15% bus fare hike proposed

PANAJI: The transport department has sent a proposal to the state government seeking 15 per cent or ` 2 hike in bus fares. The department has cited rise in input costs to seek the proposed hike, officials informed on Wednesday.

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