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Will work hard to bring back glory in Northeast: Luizinho

Panaji: Expressing happiness over his appointment as the All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary in-charge of the Northeastern region, Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro on Wednesday said that he will work hard to bring back Congress party’s glory in the Northeastern states. “I am appointed, as the leaders of the …

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With mandate for up to Class XII, Goa Board set papers for accountants’ posts

Panjim: A day after all 8,000 candidates who appeared for the accountants exam failed the test, Herald learns that the “tough” paper was set by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. This raises the question of whether the Board that has its mandate only till the Higher …

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Sanquelim bazaar to be held for two days

Bicholim: The Sanquelim Yapari Saghatna through a major decision has resolved to hold bazaar day for two days on Sunday and Monday to make up for the losses incurred by the shopkeepers and attract more customers. It may be stated that a special meeting of Sanquelim Yapari Saghatna was held …

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Saptah festival: NSS volunteers hand over paper bags to vendors

Vasco: The efforts of the Mormugao Municipal Council to celebrate this year’s plastic-free Saptah festival got a boost as NSS volunteers of Government College Quepem organised a programme at the Mormugao municipal building by distributing 25,000 paper bags to vendors free of cost as part of their project. NSS convenor …

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Goans fed up of false news on jobs: AAP

Panjim: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said that the people of Goa are tired of the false news repeatedly given by the BJP-led government in the State. “After feeding people of Goa with formalin in the name of fish and thereafter joining Pratapsingh Rane and Congress MLAs in insulting …

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No blockade as truck owners submit memo to Goa Carbon

Margao: The threat call for a blockade by the Karnataka registered trucks transporting coal to Goa Carbon Ltd at Sao Jose de Areal failed to take off on Monday as no trucks from Karnataka arrived at the factory which led to the protestors to submit a memorandum to the factory …

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‘Additional say’ filed opposing anticipatory bail to Kavlekar

Panaji: Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Directorate of Vigilance, on Monday, filed an additional say before the Special Court, Panaji, opposing the anticipatory bail to the Leader of Opposition Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar in connection with the disproportionate assets (DA) case. The ACB submitted that the statements of some of the …

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One month on, accused in molestation case still absconding

Ponda: Mangueshi Temple Priest Dhanajay Bhave(51) accused of molesting a US and Mumbai based girls is still evading arrest and remains in hiding . He was absconding ever since the first molestation case was filed on 19 July last month and even before anticipatory bail could be heard in first …

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Relief to families: houses on govt land to be regularised

Panaji: In order to provide a one-time relief to thousands of families that have been residing for generations in houses built on government land, the state government has decided to amend the Goa Land Revenue Code facilitating regularisation of the dwelling units. Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte on Monday said that …

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City hawkers’ zone: vendors complain about space crunch

Panaji:The food vendors at the ‘hawkers’ zone’ near the Don Bosco High School have expressed displeasure over the way they are ‘allotted a small place.’ The place, the vendors said, is frequented by many including customers for parking their vehicles. People just rush in with their vehicles and park them …

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