Saturday , 16 February 2019

Goa News

3 senior state officials may be promoted to IAS cadre

PANAJI: The decision of the Union ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions to increase the strength of Indian Administrative Service officials from 13 to 18 is likely to be a blessing in disguise for senior state government officials as three of the five increased posts would be filled by promoting the state government officials.

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31% increase in transport dept revenue

PANAJI: The transport department has registered an increase of 31 per cent in its revenue collection in the financial year ended on March 31, 2009-10. Officials informed that the department collected total revenue of Rs 13623.04 lakh during the recently-ended financial year.

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BJP castigates Congress over CBI interrogation

PANAJI: Stating that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now become the ‘Congress Bureau of Investigation’, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that the Congress party, sensing state assembly elections in the near future, is misusing the central investigation agency to harass the opposition party and its leaders.

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CBI quizzes Parrikar for alleged role in IFFI case

PANAJI: The anti-corruption wing of the Central Bureau of Investigation in the state on Thursday questioned the leader of opposition and former chief minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar for nearly two hours for his alleged involvement “misappropriation of funds” during the first International Film Festival of India held in 2004 in Goa.

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