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Govt to move seven casino vessels out of city limits

PANAJI: The government on the opening day of the budget session of the state legislative assembly announced its decision to move the seven offshore casinos outside the city limits of the river Mandovi, next month, if their owners fail to do so by March 31, 2011.

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CM to present budget today

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat will present the budget for the financial year 2011-12 in state assembly on Thursday afternoon.

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Pawar asks Phillip, Nilkanth to continue as ministers

PANAJI: The two Nationalist Congress Party nominees in the state cabinet, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza (Revenue Minister) and Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar (Tourism Minister), who had submitted their resignations to the party high command on its directive, got a reprieve, though temporary, with its national president, Mr Sharad Pawar, directing them to continue as ministers till the end of the assembly session.

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Demand for supplementary grants based on needs of every dept: CM

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, on Wednesday, informed the state legislative assembly that his government had placed demand for supplementary grants of ` 113.61 crore based on the needs of every department and the funds were needed for the works already tendered and completed.

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CM assures immediate audit of GSHC accounts

PANAJI: Informing the House that he will order immediate auditing of accounts of the Goa State Horticulture Corporation (GSHC), the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Wednesday said that guidelines would be formed on priority, for utilisation of subsidy provided to the Corporation for proper running of the ‘Government Intervention for Control of Price Rise’ scheme.

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Pawar asks Phillip, Nilkanth to continue as ministers

PANAJI: The two Nationalist Congress Party nominees in the state cabinet, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza (Revenue Minister) and Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar (Tourism Minister), who had submitted their resignations to the party high command on its directive, got a reprieve, though temporary, with its national president, Mr Sharad Pawar, directing them to continue as ministers till the end of the assembly session.

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Objectives of constituting GHB neglected: Halarnkar

PANAJI: The Minister for Housing, Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar, on Wednesday, admitted that the aims and objectives behind constituting the Goa Housing Board (GHB) have been neglected over the years, which in turn, has resulted in the inability of a common man to purchase plots at a reasonable rates.

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Missing Cotigao girl found dead

POINGUINNIM: The highly decomposed body of Bevu B Gaonkar, a 23-year-old resident of Bordem-Cotigao, Canacona was fished out of a well late on Wednesday evening.

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Two more days for outgoing CCP members

PANAJI: The outgoing council of the Corporation of the City of Panaji could continue to rule the civic body for two more days beyond its term ending on March 20.

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