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Memorandum submitted over Cipriano’s death

PANAJI: The relatives and friends of late Cipriano Fernandes (39), resident of Khursawado, Moira, submitted a memorandum to the chairman of the State Police Complaint Authority (SPCA), Justice Mr Eurico De Silva (retired) at Altinho-Panaji, on Monday morning.

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Industry can assist society through CSR: Mauvin

VASCO: The Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Mr Mauvin Godinho said that industries and defence shipyard like Goa Shipyard Ltd, based in Vasco, can make lot of difference in society by attending to the social needs through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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Final NOC matter reaches Sessions Court

MARGAO: The matter regarding granting of final No Objection Certificate (NOC), to Mumbai-based real estate developer, K Raheja Universal, for a construction project at Carmona, has reached the Sessions Court, as per the new laws in effect.

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Speaker issues notices to three NCP MLAs

PANAJI: The Speaker, Mr Pratapsing Rane has said that he has issued notices to the three legislators of the Nationalist Congress Party asking them to appear before him on January 24 to decide on the leadership of its legislature wing.

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Paroda farmers oppose acquisition of paddy fields

MARGAO:  Farmers cultivating paddy fields adjacent to the Immaculate Conception Church in Paroda village on Sunday opposed acquisition of their fields for construction of Panchayat Ghar-cum-market complex.

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Minor boy succumbs to St Inez landslide injuries

PANAJI: The six-year-old boy Hanumanthappa who was struggling for life after a four-metre heap of mud came crashing down on him at St Inez on January 11, died on Sunday morning. He was on a ventilator at a private hospital at Tonca-Campal.

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Bleak response to urban poverty alleviation scheme

PANAJI: The Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana has few takers in the state with just two municipalities availing the funds provided by the central urban poverty alleviation ministry for providing employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor during the last two years.

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Divisive forces are trying to woo minorities: Shantaram

PANAJI: The South Goa MP, Mr Shantaram Naik has said that the forces which demolished the Babri Masjid, churches and chapels and committed rapes on nuns, are trying to woo minority communities. He said that he was confident that minority communities know to distinguish between their foes and friends.

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Bhagwan Mahaveer’s teachings of non-violence relevant even today: CM

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that Bhagwan Mahaveer’s teachings of non-violence and ‘Live and let live’ are relevant even today. The Chief Minister said today is a historical day as 44 years ago on this day people of Goa through Opinion Poll opted to maintain their identity. The collective wisdom of Goans then formed the basis of Goa's development, he added.

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Begging continues to haunt South Goa

MARGAO: With improvement in standard of living of people in Margao, the city has also witnessed increase in number of beggars. The menace is more evident in important places like religious places, markets, municipal gardens and railway stations.

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