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CCP to take up city planning project

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji will undertake a massive city planning project, in association with the Charles Correa Foundation, to streamline various public services in city.

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Only 15 cases of illegal mining detected in last 5 years

PANAJI: The state government detected just 15 cases of illegal mining during the past five years, the period during which the opposition and media reports suggest large-scale illegal mining took place in Goa in order to meet huge demands for low-grade iron ore from China.

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Rivona mine owner asked to stop ore loading operation

MARGAO: The deputy collector, Quepem, Mr R D Mirajkar on Tuesday ordered a Rivona-based mine owner to stop ore loading operation fearing a law and order situation in the wake of unresolved ore transportation issue between various groups of truck owners.

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AG fails to appear before full house of Bar Council

PANAJI: The Advocate General of Goa, Mr Subodh Kantak remained absent for the hearing held by the full house of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa to hear the complaint of professional misconduct.

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Cross-examination of complainant in December

PANAJI: The State Police Complaints Authority has directed the cross examination of Ms Dhanwanti Fernandes who has filed an affidavit against PSI, Mr Tukaram Chavan attached to the Colva police station. SPCA has directed to fix the matter for cross examination of the complainant in December.

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Chinese Diwali items flood Goan markets

Michael Fisher | NT

PANAJI: Over 50 containers, each carrying ` 10 crore worth of Chinese lamps, lightings and decor for this Diwali festival have anchored at several Indian ports in the past one week, informed suppliers.

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Pagi elected south ZP vice-chairperson

MARGAO: Mr Dayanand Pagi was elected unopposed as vice-chairperson of south zilla panchayat, at a special meeting held at the zilla panchayat office at Arlem on Tuesday.

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Teachers meet CM, express concern

MARGAO: The teaching and non-teaching staff of the higher secondary section of the Chowgule College submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat at his Margao residence on Tuesday expressing concerns over the move to shut down the section.

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‘Goa University needs to improve college infrastructure’

The newly-elected president of the University College Teacher’s Association of Goa (UCTAG), Mr Sanjay P S Dessai in an interview with ‘The Navhind Times’ reporter, Neshwin Almeida speaks about the association’s concerns in terms of quality education and the problems associated with self-financed courses, lecture basis payments and contract systems.


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