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New mining bill gets GoM’s nod

NEW DELHI: A ministerial panel, headed by the Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, on Friday reached a consensus to give a go-ahead to the draft mining bill, which seeks that miners share 26 per cent of profits with local people who get affected by their projects.

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Goa to have regional centre of ICCR

PANAJI: The joint secretary of the ministry of external affairs and the deputy director-general of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Mr Ajit Gupte on Friday announced that Goa will have a regional centre of the ICCR within next few months, thus ensuring a vibrant interaction between Goa and the rest of India as well as other countries.

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Cardozo firm on son contesting civic election

MARGAO: Reacting to accusations of spot-fixing for the upcoming municipality elections, two local politicians — longtime Congressman and three time MLA and ex-councillor, Mr Alex Cardozo and the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary, Mr Vijay Sardessai, involved in the meeting brokered by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, reacted in two different ways.

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