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State bears Rs 50 lakh burden to control onion prices

PANAJI: The state government will require to pump in funds to the tune of more than ` 50 lakh for maintaining control over the prices of onions in the state through the Goa State Horticultural Corporation.

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Efforts on to take delivery of remaining 15 low-floor buses: KTC MD

PANAJI: The managing director of state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation, Mr Venancio Furtado, on Wednesday, said that efforts are on to take the delivery of the remaining 15 low-floor buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

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2 escape unhurt in truck accident at Siolim

MAPUSA: The driver, Bandu and another person seated by his side, Alex D’Souza escaped unhurt after their truck met with a major accident at Siolim-Marna on Wednesday morning.

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Resident apprehend 3 dumping waste in Benaulim water body

MARGAO: On Wednesday the people of Benaulim apprehended some people, allegedly from the neighbouring village, dumping some garbage in a lake. Later the people stopped the Colva sarpanch who was passing by, and warned her that if this happened again, then they would dump the garbage at their panchayat.

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Water pipeline bursts at Sancoale

VASCO: The Selaulim water pipeline near Upasnagar, Sancoale burst late on Tuesday evening, resulting in thousands of liters of water gushing out from the damaged pipe.

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GMC in a bind over funds to provide free medicines

PANAJI: The state government’s rejection of demand for additional funds by the Goa Medical College to provide free medicine to the patients has put the authorities of the premier medical institution in a quandary as the suppliers were refusing to provide the medicines unless their “huge” pending bills were settled.

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Bus owners to oppose uniform colour

PANAJI: The All Goa Bus Owners Association (AGBOA), on Tuesday, decided to oppose the Transport Department’s decision on uniform colour for the private buses and have demanded that the government give  subsidy to the private buses for purchasing tyres.

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President chills out at Benaulim

MARGAO: The President, Ms Pratibha Patil along her husband and other members of her family had a boat ride, for around half an hour, at Benaulim, on Tuesday.

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