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Heated discussion witnessed at Anjuna gram sabha

MAPUSA: Heated discussions were witnessed on Sunday at the Anjuna gram sabha meeting with the residents questioning the sarpanch over non-implementation of resolutions. However, the sarpanch, Mr Lavinio Rebello assured the gram sabha members of speedy implementation of resolutions in future.

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Goa State Museum building sinking

PANAJI: The foundation of the Goa State Museum building at Patto, constructed on a piece of land where once salt pans stood, is sinking once again as a result of which cracks have developed in the walls and on the floor and at various other places.

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Opposition making baseless statements on drugs issue: Ravi

PANAJI: The Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik on Saturday accused the opposition party leaders and some other persons influenced by the opposition of trying to gain publicity on the drugs issue by making statements without substantiating their charges with proof and harping on that cases be referred to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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River Princess removal: Tourism dept obtains DG Shipping’s permission

PANAJI: In order to ensure that the work on the removal of the River Princess starts at the earliest, the tourism department has obtained the necessary permission from the Director General of Shipping for cutting the vessel and removing its scrap from its grounded place off the Candolim beach.

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Govt should take stern measures against drug trade: Mauvin

PANAJI: Coming out with sharp criticism of the government for precarious law and order situation in the state, the Deputy Speaker of Goa legislative assembly, Mr Mauvin Godinho on Saturday said that the government is sending wrong signals to the drug traders, the world over through its lackluster attitude towards rampant drug trade in the state.

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Goa needs to develop its food processing industry: Sinha

PANAJI: The secretary of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Mr Ashok Sinha has said that though Goa is a very attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists, it lacks behind in taking advantage of government schemes and incentives in the food sector.

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Ravi for better utilisation of govt schemes

PONDA: The Minister for Women and Child Development, Mr Ravi Naik on Friday said that it was the duty of the elected representatives to ensure that various government-formulated schemes reach the target group.

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GFBOA urges govt to restrict number of ‘migrant’ barges

VASCO: The Goa Barge Owners Association (GBOA) has appealed to the state government to restrict the number of barges registered outside the state and are operating in the state. The association claims that this will bring discipline in the barge trade and help the Goa administration to coordinate the trade in an efficient manner.

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Lookout notices issued in headless corpse case

MARGAO: Maina Curtorim police on Saturday issued lookout notices against Rajesh Naik and Jayesh Naik, wanted in connection with the murder of Sultan Suleman of Bellari, whose headless body was found at Mugalli on January 11.

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