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Baina residents strongly object to dumping of mud on shore

VASCO: The residents of Baina in Vasco are up in arms against the dumping of mud on the Baina shore by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) authorities, thus spoiling the beauty of the beach in the port town.

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Agonda rejected VP-3 status: SLC

PANAJI: The State Level Committee (SLC) that finalised the Regional Plan for Canacona taluka said that the committee had suggested VP-III status for the Agonda panchayat and sought its comment in writing on the same.

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Over 33,000 passports issued in 2010

PANAJI: The passport office in Goa issued a record 33,688 passport during the year 2010, the highest so far, beating the previous record set in 2008 of issuing 30,903 passports to the applicants.

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PWD contract labourers demand regularisation

PANAJI: The PWD contract labourers held demonstrations outside the PWD head office, on Wednesday, and demanded immediate regularisation of their services besides immediate stop to fresh recruitment.

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Concession agreement on Sonsoddo garbage plant soon

MARGAO: Finally after more than 9 months of the handing over of the Sonsoddo garbage dump to Fomento by the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) to set up the garbage treatment plant, the much discussed concession agreement on the plant could finally be signed, informed municipality officials.

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‘Global investigative journalism scene promising’

PANAJI: Stating that in spite of an easy access to information through various sources such as internet, social networking sites, public records and huge data bases, the original newspaper stories can only be found through ‘talking with the people’, a half-day seminar on ‘Investigative Journalism’, held in the city on Wednesday maintained that the state of investigative journalism around the world, is promising.

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Car plunges onto railway track at Alto-Dabolim

VASCO: A Tata Indica car which was travelling along the four-lane highway at Alto Dabolim plunged onto a railway track about three metres below the road level at around 12.45 a.m on Wednesday.

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Loutolim poisoning case: student dies

MARGAO: One of the school students from Loutolim, who had consumed poison, succumbed to his injuries at the Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital, Bambolim on Tuesday night. The Maina-Curtorim police said that the post-mortem has been conducted and further investigations are in progress.

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