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Orlim gram sabha seeks VP’s disqualification

MARGAO: The Orlim Ganv Rakhon Manch, in a press note released here, stated that Orlim witnessed a stormy gram sabha on Sunday with members demanding to know why some panch members are always found missing at the gram sabha and monthly meetings.

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Colva gram sabha presses for modern health centre

MARGAO: The Colva gram sabha on Sunday announced the setting up of a five-member committee to convince the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat and the Tourism Minister, Mr Francisco Pacheco to expedite the process of granting a suitable land of at least 600 square meters on the beachside for setting up a ‘modern health centre’ for the village of Colva.

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Benaulim gram sabha urges action against illegal vendors

MARGAO: The Benaulim gram sabha members on Sunday urged the panchayat body to take strict action against various hawkers and fruit vendors who do business in the village without any valid licence, informed the sarpanch, Ms Carmeline Fernandes.

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Casinos see reduced footfalls

PANAJI: The Casino Association of Goa (CAG), which is agitating for a reduction in the entry fees, does not endorse the government view that there has been a 2.5 fold increase in revenues from the casinos due to the increase in entry fee.

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Russians helped Goa tourism buck recession: Swapnil


PANAJI: Despite the recent appalling media hoopla against Russians, it is the surge of Russian visitors who kept Goa tourism bucking the recession trend in 2009, said a senior Goa tourism official.

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NCP, MGP give free hand to MLAs over support to govt

PANAJI: The political situation in the state continued to remain fluid on Saturday as it was on the previous day, even as the organisational wings of the major constituents of the group of seven – Nationalist Congress Party and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party – authorised their legislature wings to take appropriate decisions with regards to the support to the government, even as the Congress leadership was working overtime to bring peace between the warring groups.

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Modi may not appear before SIT today

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi is likely to skip appearance on Sunday before the special investigation team probing a post-Godhra riots case, sources in the state government said on Saturday.

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Three youth killed in Dharmapur mishap

MARGAO: Three youths on a motorcycle lost their lives in a fatal road mishap after they were knocked down by a speeding pickup truck at Dharmapur, in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Po, Parekh re-elected mayor, deputy of CCP

PANAJI: Ms Carolina Po and Mr Yatin Parekh were on Saturday, declared elected as the Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively, of the Corporation of the City of Panaji, after the opposition group, owing allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party staged a walkout, just before the polling process was to begin.

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