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Plea to restore Advalpal nullah

PANAJI: The original course of the Advalpal nullah has been obstructed and diverted and it is filled with mine silt, said advocate, Ms Norma Alvares, appearing for the petitioner during a hearing of the Advalpal nullah case in the High Court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday.

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Priest’s application dismissed

PANAJI: The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Panaji, Ms Sarika Faldessai, on Tuesday dismissed the application filed by former parish priest of Ribandar, now the Pastor of St Bernadette Church at Calgary in Canada, by which he had sought to withdraw the complaint that was filed by him in 2004, against some Ribandar residents.

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Dipali murder case heard

MARGAO: The case of the murder of Dipali Jotkar, who was allegedly killed by Mahanand Naik, came up for hearing before the principal district and session judge, South Goa, Ms Bimba Thaly, on Tuesday.

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Canacona civic body decides to seek DMA advise over trade tax arrears

CANACONA: The Canacona Municipal Council (CMC), in its monthly meeting held on Monday, decided to seek advise from the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) with regards to the arrears pertaining trade license tax due from the traders for almost 20 years now.

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Ten priests inducted into Pilar Society

PANAJI: Ten Priests were added to the fold of the Pilar Society as the Pilar community came together for the 72nd anniversary of the re-organisation of the Society of Pilar on Saturday.

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CCP seeks govt nod for Rs 36-crore garbage

PANAJI: The city mayor, Mr Yatin Parekh on Monday said the Corporation of City of Panaji has sent ` 36-crore garbage treatment plant project to the state government for its approval.

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Govt bent on disposing of garbage

PANAJI: Mapusa would get its landfill site within eight days while section 6 of the Land Acquisition Act was being applied for the Curchorem landfill, authorities informed at a review meeting on the solid waste management at Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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Tourism dept takes eco-friendly measures


PANAJI: The state tourism department has entered into talks with the Defence Research and Development Organisation for installation of mobile bio-toilets across the beaches in the state. The measure has been aimed at protecting environment and keeping the beaches clean.

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Jail education gives new lease of life to prisoners


PANAJI: In an attempt to help prisoners integrate into the society after their release, Caritas and prison authorities have been running classes to help them matriculate and graduate, officials informed on Monday.

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