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Cong high command to decide on Mickky issue after X’mas

PANAJI: The Congress high command would take a decision on the request made by its alliance partner the Nationalist Congress Party in the state on the inclusion of its legislator, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, in the cabinet headed by Mr Digambar Kamat only after the Christmas celebrations.

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Congress likely to ignore Pawar’s directive on Mickky

NEW DELHI:  The Congress is likely to ignore Mr Sharad Pawar’s directive to induct controversial NCP legislator, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky into Goa ministry after a group of ten Congress MLAs threatened to topple the party-led government in the state if he was made a minister.

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Issue of house tax arrears comes up at MMC meeting

MARGAO: The issue of house tax arrears figured in the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) meeting held, on Thursday. It was pointed out that the arrears have cross Rs 5 crore mark and   suggested that the councilors be taken into confidence over its recovery.

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CM is playing to the gallery: BJP

PANAJI: The Bharatiya Janata Party has said that the golden jubilee celebrations of state’s Liberation began on a “lackluster” note because of the on-going political drama that started on the eve of the celebrations and that the Chief Minister could not pay proper attention to the organisation of programme in wake of the developments.

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Verla-Canca VP sets aside gram sabha resolution

MAPUSA: Faced with a piquant situation of having to fight a case against a builder, who has challenged the gram sabha resolution of Verla-Canca, that opposed all commercial projects in the village, the panchayat in its meeting recently set aside the gram sabha resolution and submitted to the director of panchayats that this resolution was illegal and outside the scope of the gram sabha.

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War of words between CMC, electricity dept

CANACONA: A cold war is brewing between the electricity department, Chaudi, and the Canacona Municipal Council (CMC) over the electricity connections to shacks and other tenements that dot the beaches along the Canacona shoreline.

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10 Cong MLAs threaten to topple govt

PANAJI: Revolt appeared to be brewing in the Congress party over the issue of re-induction of Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, the Nationalist Congress Party legislator and former tourism minister, in the cabinet with 10 Congress legislators threatening to "bring down" the Congress led-government in the state if the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, carried out the directives of NCP high command.

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New education policy to be ready by Jan 15

PANAJI: The Goa State Integrated Education Policy, charting out future plans for the state education system from kindergarten to higher education level, will be ready by January 15, 2011.

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Woman killed in road mishap at Alto-Dabolim

VASCO: In a tragic incident reported near Alto-Dabolim junction, on Wednesday morning, a 44-year-old woman from Quellossim, Cortalim, died on the spot as a speeding Mahindra Bolero jeep dashed her two-wheeler from the rear side.

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