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Salgaocar edge past Dempo

NT Net work   MARGAO A brilliant strike by centre forward Nari Haro Shristi helped Salgaocar FC overcome a strong Dempo SC by a solitary goal in a tough match of the GFA Taca Goa U-20 Football tournament played at Cansaulim grounds on Friday. Nari Haro Shristi scored the all important goal of the match for the Greens with a …

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FC Goa U-14 boys gather 9 points after win against Sporting Clube

NT NETWORK PANAJI The FC Goa U-14 team have collected nine points from their three wins in the Goa Football Association U-14 league. FC Goa are in Group D along with Dempo Sports Club, Sporting Clube de Goa, Fr Agnel Youth Club, Pilar, Portais SportingClub, Cabesa Sports & Cultural Club, Ponda Footballers, Don Bosco Oratory, Panaji and Goa Velha Sports …

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Benny XI, Maina SC claim wins; St Sebastian held

NT NETWORK MAPUSA/ MARGAO Twenty six goals were scored in four games of GFA’s Third division League played on Thursday and Friday. Benny XI Mapusa registered a resounding 9-0 win over YSC Colvale in GFA’s 3rd Division League played at Quitula grounds, here on Friday. The highlights of the match were the two hat-tricks scored by Chandan Gawas (2’, 78’ …

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Big wins for Ave Maria, Rossman Cruz

NT NETWORK Margao Ave Maria registered a 3-1 win against St Sebastian, Aquem in the GFA under-14 football league match played at Varca grounds on Friday. The match was largely dominated by Ave Maria lads who played to a set pattern style, attacking their rivals in both the sessions of play. Ave Maria opened their account in the 27th minute …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

St Anthony SC in semis MARGAO: St Anthony’s SC, Assolda entered the semifinals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial Football tournament by defeating UC Benaulim 4-0 at Musson grounds, Majorda on Friday. St Anthony’s SC Assolda led  3-0 at half time. The goal scorers for the Assolda team were: Joseph Fernandes(10th minute), Sidney Vaz (20th minute), Alton Vaz (30th minute) and …

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BJP Must Fast Track Promise Fulfilment

THE recent statement by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar that it was impossible to get a special status for the state has disappointed many including his party men.  The BJP had made a promise to get special status for Goa; so the people would expect the party not to give up the cause abruptly. It is not yet clear how the …

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Bigger Role Awaits Nitish Kumar

AMITAVA MUKHERJEE   AS the Bihar assembly election results started pouring in, veteran Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar made a serious mistake while going through his otherwise admirable election analysis on CNN-IBN. Faced with a question whether Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar can become a rallying point for the opposition at the national level, Aiyar discounted the possibility on the …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Nirmon Destined to Succeed I enjoyed watching the premiere show of the new Konkani film Nirmon, which is a remake of the national awards winning film of yesteryears. The entire cast, I must say, has delivered excellent performances to make the new version of Nirmon a laudable effort worth watching more than once. Anagha Joshi stands out in her lead …

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The Imprecise Poverty Line

PACHU MENON, MARGAO THAT the Indian government has had a varied conception of workers in the unorganized sector has been made amply clear by the slew of schemes it plans to introduce for them. However, more than the efforts made in the past to better the lot of these workers, it has been the misconception of recognizing those below the …

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Bismarque death: police rule out murder for now

PANAJI: Goa police, for now, has ruled out registering a murder case in the death of priest turned social activist Fr Bismarque Dias. However, police claim that they are inquiring into whatever suspicions have been raised by Fr Dias’ family and friends.

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