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Vasco is best rail station

VASCO: The Vasco railway station has been conferred with the ‘Best Maintained Station’ for the year 2009-10 in the South Western Railway zone. The region comprises of Bangalore, Mysore and Hubli divisions.

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CII inks MoU with University of Sheffield

MUMBAI: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Sheffield, UK, in a bid to develop the ‘Green Logistics’ concept in the country, a senior Sheffield University Professor said.

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Hidden legend of Sesa Goa’s CSR

PANAJI: Business has a responsibility to the community and the environment is Sesa Goa’s mantra and it certainly walks the talk when it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR). This perseverance and contribution to the needy of the surrounding areas of its mines, is Sesa Goa’s hidden profile.

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Festival of biryanies & curries

PANAJI: Foodland, located at Miramar has begun its mouth-melting Festival of biryanies and curries offering special menus and dishes exclusively for the festival starting from April 17 onwards.

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Samsung 3D Blu-Ray player

PANAJI: As 3D technology captures the imaginations of movie viewers all over the world, Samsung introduces the BD-C6900 Blu-ray player that brings 3D full HD playback and immersive surround sound to the comfort of your home, said a press release.

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Mockery of Panchayat Raj System-I

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT
POLITICIANS in Goa entrench themselves only by disempowering the people. The next assembly elections in Goa would be fought on only one issue–decentralisation of power to the people. Candidates opposed to decentralisation would bite dust.

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Reinventing Goa Tourism

Neither the state government’s tourism establishment nor the captains of the industry have seriously engaged themselves to the challenge of getting upmarket tourists. Innovative ideas and projects only build on selling sun and sand which have been our old song.

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Manmohan’s Formula

A day after his statement that denial of benefits of development programmes is a key reason fuelling Maoism, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday suggested a prescription: empower the rural poor and marginalized sections through Panchayati Raj institutions.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Use of Old GMC Building
ON the issue of the use of the old GMC Building, the government should make public the report of the committee headed by Mr Vishnu Wagh so that Goa knows what was proposed.

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