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Naxalites kill 75 security personnel in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: In the bloodiest attack on security forces, Naxals on Tuesday trapped and gunned down 75 personnel during a joint “Operation Green Hunt” offensive against the ultras in the thick forests of Mukrana in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, one of the strongholds of the Maoists.

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CCP’s proposal to Centre for 6 works under JNNURM

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PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji has forwarded to the Union Urban Development Ministry, a proposal including six different city works, collectively amounting to Rs 11.48 crore and to be carried out under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, which is a massive city modernisation scheme launched by the central government.

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Chinese hackers sneak into India’s secret documents

NEW YORK: India’s major missile and armament systems apart from diplomatic and security documents may have been compromised as Chinese hackers reportedly sneaked into top secret cyber files of India’s defence ministry and embassies around the world, a study said on Tuesday.

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Driving test track in Ponda may hit roadblock

PANAJI: The proposal of the transport department to have the state’s first driving test track at Ponda, expected to be ready within the next two years, could face roadblocks with people from Ponda opposing the government’s plan to acquire one lakh square metres of land for the project.

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Prospect of restarting flight, train service to Gujarat discussed

PANAJI: A ministerial level delegation from the government of Gujarat on Monday, discussed with the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat the prospects of re-starting the Goa-Gujarat-Goa flight, which was discontinued recently, as also efforts to introduce one regular train between the two states.

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No consensus on women’s Bill

NEW DELHI: Government’s efforts to ensure early passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha received a setback on Monday with its ally Trinamool Congress joining Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) in opposing the proposed legislation in the present form.

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G7 in Mumbai; awaiting NCP high command directives

PANAJI: The state Revenue Minister and leader of the Nationalist Congress Party in the state assembly, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza has said that the group of seven was awaiting the decision of the NCP high command to decide on the future course of action as regards to their “continuance” in the state cabinet.

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National Institute of Water Sports to come up in state

PANAJI: After a delay of nearly one decade and half, the central government has finally decided to set up National Institute of Water Sports in the state and allocated Rs 15 crore for the purpose and requested the state government to create facilities for setting it up at Caranzalem.

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