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Depressed over tough paper class XII student commits suicide

PONDA / Panaji : A twelfth standard student, Sayami Pandit, 16, Tuesday committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan with the help of a nylon rope in her study room, informed the Ponda police. Sayami was a resident of Durgabhat, Ponda.

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Monserrate panel promises better civic amenities

PANAJI: The Atanasio Monserrate panel named ‘Panaji Corporation Development Front’ for a progressive Panaji, in its manifesto has assured the voters of incorporating the Corporation of the City of Panaji Act in toto, besides initiating urban m-governance to provide better civic amenities to the residents of Panaji, scientific waste management with secure garbage bins and implementing the ‘in the pipeline’ JNNURM scheme.

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Nullah continues to be a major issue

Ward 7: A straight fight
Sweta Lotlikar of the ‘Panaji First’ panel and Almeida Maria Regina of the Atanasio Monserrate panel will contest face-to-face in this women’s ward, which mainly comprises of St Inez and a part of the Tonca area. This ward 7 has voters from both sides; elite people residing in posh bungalows and apartments as well as slum dwellers.

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Sherkhane designated as additional secy

PANAJI: The state government by
 an order issued recently has designated Mr Anand Sherkhane, an Indian Economic Service officer working as director of Planning Statistics
and Evaluation and holding additio-nal charge of the post of joint secretary (budget), secretariat, as additio- nal secretary to the government.

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Bandodkar birth centenary celebrations: closing ceremony on March 11

PANAJI: The Bhausaheb Bandodkar Trust will be holding the closing ceremony of the birth centenary year of the first chief minister of Goa, late D B Bandodkar on March 11, with a lecture on the topic, ‘Tools of social change’ by the State Information Commissioner of Maharashtra, Mr Vijay Kuvalekar, at the Black Box, at 4.30 p.m.

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Group of doctors appeals to voters to back ‘Panaji First’

PANAJI: Appealing to the conscience of the city voters, a group of eminent doctors supporting the Friends of Good Governance (FOGG) initiative launched in view of the March 13 elections of the Corporation of the City of Panaji, on Tuesday, said that it is up to the voters to decide whether they need one-time gift or life time benefits as regards the development of the capital city.

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Law soon to keep check on health clubs, yoga centres in state

PANAJI: The state government would soon enact a legislation to bring all the wellness, fitness and health clubs along with all the hospitals (both in government and private sector), nursing homes etc under the purview of new law to be framed on the basis of the central Clinical Establishment Registration Act.

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