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Blanket imposition of 80 FAR in villages opposed

MARGAO: Alleging that the government has not yet finalised or notified the panchayat status (VP3) based on which the floor area for construction is finalised, the GBA, in a statement on Monday, has questioned as to how the notified building rules will apply.

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Chinchinim villagers want market complex relocated

MARGAO: Chinchinim villagers have demanded that the Chinchinim market complex cum panchayat ghar be relocated to the existing CRC football ground instead of being built in the fields.

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Goa Bagayatdar has recorded rise in paddy procurement: Umarye

BICOLIM: There has been a rise in the procurement of paddy, betel nut, coconut and other produce from the local farmers, said Mr Ulhas Umarye, managing director of Goa Bagayatdar Sahakari Kharedi Vikri Sanstha (GBSKVS).

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US backs India for permanent UNSC seat

NEW DELHI: The US President, Mr Barack Obama on Monday announced support for India’s quest for permanent membership of a "reformed" UN Security Council "in the years ahead", as he wrapped up his three-day state visit.

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US ready to play role on Kashmir tangle

NEW DELHI: Pushing for Indo-Pak dialogue, the US President, Mr Barack Obama on Monday offered to play "any role" the two countries would like it to do to reduce tensions but the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh made it clear that talks cannot take place until Pakistan ends "terror-induced coercion".

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Bodo militants kill 14 Hindi speakers

GUWAHATI: Assam’s fragile peace was shattered on Monday when tribal separatists killed at least 14 Hindi-speaking people, including eight bus passengers, in three separate attacks in Assam, officials said.

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Cong, BJP, other parties laud Obama’s speech

NEW DELHI: The US President, Mr Barack Obama’s speech in Parliament was praised by the Congress, the BJP and several other political parties but the Left said he had not offered anything tangible and asked the government not to succumb to US pressure on strategic and economic issues.

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South Goa students to undergo training in traffic discipline

MARGAO: School students studying in various schools in Salcette, on granting of permission by the respective school authorities, will be trained by the personnel of the Margao traffic cell, on traffic rules and regulations and on proper road etiquette.

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Talk on music by John Reynolds in Margao

PANAJI: The visiting examiner of the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, London, Mr John Reynolds, will deliver a talk on ‘Inspiring Higher Achievement’ at the Alvares residence, opposite the Civil Court, old market, Margao on Tuesday, November 9, at 5 p.m.

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