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Tembi residents block road over PWD lethargy

PONDA: Expressing resentments over the delay in completing the road and culvert works at the stretch from Uzro to Ambora, the villagers of Tembi on Thursday morning blocked the movement of traffic at Tembi and gave ultimatum to the contractor to complete the casting works within 24 hours.

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Ravi clears the way for CBI probe into police-drug dealer nexus

PANAJI: By a “bold” decision the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik has sought to silence his detractors by giving approval to the file for initiating an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the alleged police-drug dealer nexus in the state so as to clear his name into the alleged controversy.

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Ward reservation announced for CCP elections

PANAJI: The state election commission on Friday announced the reservation of wards for the election of the Corporation of the City of Panaji. The announcement has cleared the way for issuing a notification as regards the CCP polls for 30 wards, which are expected to be held in the first fortnight of March 2011.

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No demand from Congmen to remove Ravi: Hariprasad

PANAJI: The All-India Congress Committee general-secretary in charge of Goa affairs, Mr B K Hariprasad has said that there has been no demand from any quarter of the party to divest the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik of his portfolio.

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Memorandum submitted to police against RP2021 State committee

PANAJI: Around 50 village groups from Pernem to Canacona on Friday submitted a memorandum to the Panaji Town police station against the state level committee (SLC) for the Regional Plan 2021 and urged the police to convert it into a complaint and lodge
a related FIR.

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Dabolim airport runway closure on January 26

VASCO: The runway at the Dabolim airport will remain closed for about 13 hours on January 26, for taking up urgent repair works. This will affect the thousands of passengers arriving and departing from the airport.

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Powar denies diversion of foodgrains

PANAJi: Stating that the Mid-day Meal scheme for school students is running smoothly in the state, the department of education on Friday brushed aside the news reports that food grains like rice and wheat provided to various self-help groups around the state, for preparation of food items to be supplied to schools, are diverted to black market.

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Narrow roads, speeding bus cause of Assagao accident

MAPUSA: Speeding vehicles killing people on the highways is nothing new, however, a speeding bus killing a young girl in Assagao is the first such incident to happen in the history
 of the village.

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Canacona expecting bumper mango crop this summer

POINGUINNIM: Owners of mango trees and cashew plantation, have a reason to be happy this season as the plantation is likely to have better and plentiful yield, as heavy flowering has begun on these seasonal fruit-bearing groves.

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Canacona expecting bumper mango crop this summer

POINGUINNIM: Owners of mango trees and cashew plantation, have a reason to be happy this season as the plantation is likely to have better and plentiful yield, as heavy flowering has begun on these seasonal fruit-bearing groves.

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