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Exams are not the end of the world

All students are wary of exams. Stress levels start increasing as soon as exams begin to loom large over their heads. The closer the exams get; especially final exams; the more their heartbeat quickens and higher the level of anxiety. “In my home with three children, March is definitely a …

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‘Juris Open’, ‘Festival of Ideas’ held at Kare College of Law

Govind Ramnath Kare College of Law,Margao, Goa, in association with its Alumni Association recently organised the three day event of ‘Juris Open’ and ‘Festival of Ideas’ in its campus at Comba, Margao, Goa. The event received good response with sixteen law colleges from all over India participating for this event. …

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Rs 37 cr worth revamp in store for Farmagudi fort

Ponda: PWD Minister Ramkrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Tuesday unveiled the Farmagudi fort renovation/restoration plan on the occasion of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti and informed that the entire fort would be redesigned by spending around Rs 37 crore with an eye on making it appealing for tourists. Elucidating on the project, …

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PWD contract workers protest outside CM’s residence

Panjim: After the government failed to keep its assurances, workers attached to the PWD Labour Supply Society under temporary status, on Wednesday protested outside Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s private residence at Dona Paula. The society has 1,400 labourers as its members working on contract over the last several years for …

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Cannot comment on CM’s ‘utterances’ on mining, says BJP national VP

Panjim: A couple of days after Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told his cabinet colleagues there was no solution on mining coming from the Centre, the BJP National vice-president Vinay Sahastrabuddhe said the Centre is actively looking for a solution to the mining imbroglio. “I am not aware of what Chief …

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Builders ‘planting coconut saplings’ will be given FAR benefit, says Vijai

Margao: Promising to put in place a Tender Coconut Policy to boost tourism in the state, the Minister for Agriculture Vijai Sardesai, on Tuesday, said that the government intends to incentivise the state landowners, who grow coconut saplings, with an aim to revive the coconut production, which is declining for …

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Goa bypolls likely to be held with LS polls

Panaji: Maintaining that both Lok Sabha (LS) election and bypolls in Mandrem and Shiroda constituencies could take place together, state Bharatiya Janata Party president Vinay Tendulkar on Tuesday said that lack of response from former president of the Mandrem BJP Mandal Ramesh Shet Mandrekar had forced him to replace Mandrekar …

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Digvijai stopped me from staking claim to form govt: Luizinho

Margao: Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has denied any interest in contesting the Lok Sabha polls. Speaking on Tuesday he said that he read on the paper that he is going to be the Congress candidate for the parliamentary elections. “Who has spread this rumours?” he asked. He said that he …

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