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CM seeks central aid to boost economy

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that he has sought special assistance from the Union government in the budget for the financial 2011-12 to give a boost to infrastructure development in the state and provide better amenities to farmers to increase agricultural production.

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Worker stabbed to death in Verna

VASCO: Rupesh Mitra, a 30-year-old man from Jharkhand who was working in a reputed pharmaceutical company at Verna IDC was found murdered at an isolated place on a hillock at Old Mardol, Verna on Wednesday morning.

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Goa Christian community demands subsidy for pilgrimage to Jerusalem

PANAJI: A delegation of members of Catholic Community met Mr Shantaram Naik, MP, and demanded that Mr Naik take up with the Government of India, the issue of granting subsidy to the members of the Christian community, intending to go on pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

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Determination vital for achieving career goals: Gervasio

PERNEM: The Consultancy and Extension Services Cell of the Government College of Arts and Commerce, Virnoda, Pernem, organised a career awareness workshop on Civil Services: Opting Konkani and Marathi Languages, in collaboration with the Directorate of Official Language, Panaji on January 13, in the college premises.

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Cipriano’s death not due to torture: GMC doctors

PANAJI: Stating that the injuries noted in the postmortem report of Moira resident, Cipriano Fernandes were not grievous enough to "plug" out his life, the doctors at the Goa Medical College have virtually ruled out that the Moira resident died due to torture or beating even as they said that the death could have been due to natural causes.

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Hariprasad to announce GPCC co-ordination panel

PANAJI: All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of Goa Desk, Mr B K Hariprasad, is likely to announce formation of a co-ordination committee of members of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee to co-ordinate with the government and implement various flagship schemes of the United Progressive Alliance in the state, during his upcoming visit to the state, on January 21.

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Govt aims to streamline bus stops in state

PANAJI: In an effort to crackdown on unauthorised stops by private buses, the government has taken up the task of verification of the bus stops in the state. The task is expected to be completed within one year.

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