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Development works worth Rs 30 lakh launched in Vasco

Vasco: Three developmental works costing Rs 30 lakh were launched in Vasco on Wednesday. The three works are related to the construction of storm water drains and paving of footpaths to ease the pedestrians. The inauguration was held in the presence of Mormugao municipal council chairperson Kritesh Gaonkar, city ward councillor Krishna Salkar, councillors Lavina D’Souza, Rochana Borkar and Leo …

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Revolution Day tomorrow

Panaji: The state is set to celebrate Goa Revolution Day on June 18 to commemorate the date when freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia gave clarion call to the people of Goa to fight against the colonial rule of Portuguese in 1946. To mark the day, the state government has organised a function at Azad Maidan, Panaji at 8.45 am. Governor …

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Parties to deliberate on ‘one nation, one election’

New Delhi: Chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited heads of all parties to a meeting on June 19 to discuss the “one nation, one election” issue and other important matters. Noting that there are many new faces in this Lok Sabha, Modi said …

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Cong needs ‘major surgery’: Moily

New Delhi: Asserting that the Congress needs a “major surgery” in the wake of the Lok Sabha polls debacle, senior leader M Veerappa Moily says Rahul Gandhi must carry out a complete overhaul of the party by holding elections at every level and quell internal bickering with an “iron hand”. Emphasising that Gandhi alone can lead the party, he said …

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Rainfall deficiency hits 43% in country

New Delhi: Monsoon is expected to advance further up north as cyclone Vayu loses intensity paving the way for the wind system to move towards the Arabian Sea, the weatherman said on Sunday. By now, monsoon should have reached the central India, including parts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, but it is yet to reach Maharashtra. …

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Men in Blue make it 7-0 over Pakistan with 89 runs win (via D/L method)

Manchester: Rohit Sharma produced an elegant hundred before Kuldeep Yadav flummoxed the Pakistani batsmen as India inflicted a humiliating 89-run defeat on their archrivals in a much-hyped World Cup match, which eventually turned to be a lop-sided affair. Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were already down and out when rain stopped play after 35 overs. They had managed just …

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Ukraine beat South Korea to claim FIFA U-20 World Cup

Lodz, Poland: Ukraine recovered from the shock of falling behind to an early penalty as they beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 World Cup final in Poland on Saturday. Vladyslav Supriaha was the star for Ukraine, the 19-year-old Dynamo Kiev player scoring twice as his country won the prestigious title for the first time, succeeding the England side …

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Colombia deny Argentina a winning start

Salvador: Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi’s hopes of finally landing a major international title as Colombia began their Copa America campaign with a 2-0 win over Argentina on Saturday. Martinez struck a stunning opener on 72 minutes and fellow substitute Zapata sealed the win three minutes from the end after Argentina had dominated the …

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GOA BRIEFS

Anura wins silver in All India Badminton PANAJI: Goa’s Anura Prabhu Desai won a silver in the final of Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament held in Vijayawada on Sunday. She went down to Aakarshi Kashyap 12-21, 16-21. Navelim edge Nerul to enter quarters RAIA: Navelim Sporting Club entered the quarterfinals of 48th Custodio Memorial Football Tournament defeating …

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17th Lok Sabha’s first session from today

New Delhi: The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence from Monday during which the passage of the Union Budget and other key legislations such as triple talaq will be on top of the agenda for the government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, …

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