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Combing operations undertaken at Canacona beaches

POINGUINNIM: The Canacona police, under the guidance of PI, Mr Raju Raut Desai, carried out combing operation at Palolem beach since Tuesday and claimed that there are no hookah smoking joints on the breaches of Canacona.

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Court orders release of seized bulls

MARGAO: Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Margao, ordered the release of 66 bulls, seized by the Maina-Curtorim police, on indemnity bond of ` 4.50 lakh. The court also imposed condition that the bulls be produced before the police, as and when required.

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Adarsh Bagayatdar panel alleges delay tactics by govt

PONDA: The candidates of Adarsh Bagayatdar panel, who have been elected as members of the Agriculture Produce Marketing Board, on Wednesday, alleged that despite having been elected some 45 days back, the government is dilly-dallying to notify their names in the official gazette and handing over the charge to them.

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World-class golf course in Goa will soon be reality

PANAJI: In what could be described as a major decision to bolster the tourism sector and retain its competitive edge over others, the tourism department would soon invite expressions of interest (EoIs) from among the large land holders in the private sector for allowing their land for setting up of an international standard golf course in the state.

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Princess: Arihant enlightens govt on removal process

PANAJI: The management of ship breaking firm M/s Arihant Ship Breakers, which has been selected for award of contract for removing the River Princess, has informed the government that it would cut the River Princess above the water line by gas cutting process and thereafter use the services of divers for underwater cutting of the vessel and remove the structure and equipment as part of its methodology for removal of the grounded vessel.

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No end in sight to NH widening fiasco

PANAJI: Though the state government is making tall promises of reducing the width of national highway from 60 metres to 45 metres and 35 metres in congested areas, the Union Ministry for Surface Transport is yet to issue a notification to this effect.

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CM urges scribes to work for welfare of society

PANAJI: Observing that journalists should work in the interest of the society, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Tuesday said that members of press are no different as they belong to society as are other stakeholders including readers and viewers of their news reports.

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NGO warns of legal action against Aishwarya over smoking posters

PANAJI: The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE-India), referring to a scene from the yet-to-be-released film, ‘Guzaarish’ in which the popular actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is seen smoking a cigarette, and related publicity campaign of the film, has written to her with a request that the campaign be immediately stopped. 

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