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Raia garner full points

VASCO: Raia Sporting Club defeated Mormugao Port Sports Council 2-1 to garner full points in the GFA organised first division football league match at Tilak stadium, here on Sunday.

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ICE indicates it may reinstate Tri-Valley students’ visas

WASHINGTON: The US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) has indicated that it is ready to consider reinstating the immigration status of those Indian students, who have lost their student visas due to the closure of a California-based “sham” university.

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India going for talks with Pak Foreign Secy with open mind: Rao

THIMPHU: Setting a positive tone ahead of their meeting here, the Foreign Secretary, Ms Nirupama Rao and her Pakistani counterpart Mr Salman Bashir today said they would endeavour to find a way forward for continued engagement between the two countries.

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Pak may grant immunity to American facing twin-murder charge

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government appears set to grant immunity to a US consulate employee facing a double murder charge following intense pressure from Washington, which has limited its bilateral interaction with Islamabad over the issue, media  said.

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Indian forces capture another pirate ship, 52 arrested

MUMBAI: In the second major anti-piracy operation off Lakshadweep in 10 days, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard today apprehended 52 men including 28 suspected Somali pirates on board a ship after a brief gun-battle near the islands.

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No land for NSG base in West Bengal

NEW DELHI: The Centre’s decision to position the elite NSG ‘black cat’ commandos in Kolkata to deal with any possible terror attack has come to a naught with the West Bengal government expressing its “inability” to the Home Ministry to provide suitable land for the base.

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SC judge questions continuance of Vilasrao Deshmukh in government

NEW DELHI: Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh, who had earlier come under severe criticism from the Supreme Court for interdicting police action against a Congress MLA in Maharashtra, came under further attack from an apex court judge who questioned his continuance in the government.

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`Wines made elsewhere sips better in Goa’

PANAJI:  “Wine making is an art with a fair bit of science and the class of wines made today largely depends on the quality of grapes and skills of the winemaker,” says winemaker Mr Ashwin Rodrigues, post Grape Escapade event, in an interview.

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