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State has been asked to set up Minorities Commission: Salman

PANAJI: The Union Minority Affairs Minister, Mr Salman Khursheed has said that the central government has written to the state administration to set up a Minorities Commission in Goa to safeguard the minorities from discrimination.

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Congress committed to eradicate poverty: Naik

PANAJI: The Congress Party which was born with a soul objective of eradicating poverty and to fight against epidemics and draughts facing the country, 125 years ago and, had never nursed an objective of seeking political power, and therefore, alone is the hope of India, said the MP, Mr Shantaram Naik and AICC Secretary at Margao, on Saturday.

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3 youth killed in road mishap at Bhoma

PONDA: Within few hours of the beginning of the year 2011, three youth died on the spot in a road accident after their over-speeding two wheeler hit a stationed truck at Muslimwadda, Bhoma, during the wee hours of Saturday.

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Guirim accident claims one life

MAPUSA: Kirti Chodankar (21) from Revora was killed in an accident at Guirim on Saturday morning.

According to the Mapusa police, the deceased who was working as a beautician at a beauty parlour in Mapusa had gone to pick up her assistant from Guirim for doing make-up for a bride from Khorlim.

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Kidnapping case: nine held

MARGAO: The Margao police informed that they have arrested nine persons including Muktar Nasser, the main accused in the case of kidnapping of Mohamed Asif (22) of Khareband, Margao, on Saturday.

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Two arrested for molesting children

PONDA: Ponda police arrested Adolf Rodrigues, 55, a resident of Panaji and Mohammad Christle, 30, from Pune, for allegedly molesting five children at their residence and filming the act on a video camera. The alleged incident took place at Panchwadi, Ponda, on Friday evening.

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CoP circular: GBOA asks CM to intervene

VASCO: The Goa Barge Owners Association (GBOA) has asked the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat to intervene in the matter pertaining to the circular issued by the Captain of Ports (CoP), Panaji, to stop construction of new barges for the transportation of iron ore in the state.

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Come back with your heads held high: AIFF tells players

NEW DELHI: Pitted against the crème de la crème of Asian football, the All India Football Federation is not expecting great things from the national team in next month’s Asian Cup, but wants Bob Houghton’s boys to return home with their heads held high.

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Exciting beach exhibition polo held at Canacona

PANAJI: The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group kick started its year-end festivities with The Lalit Suri Football Cup, part of the Group’s ‘Festival of Canacona’ at Canacona on Friday.

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