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BJP posts over 1,000 questions to legislature wing

PANAJI: The Bharatiya Janata Party has already posted over 1,000 questions – starred and unstarred – to the legislature wing of the state legislative assembly, to be replied by the government during the forthcoming budget session of the assembly. The budget session begins on March 16.

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BJP courts MGP for alliance

PANAJI:  Firmly believing in the power of coalition for the establishment of a government, the election strategists in the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party have displayed a positive frame of mind as regards joining hands with the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, during the forthcoming elections to the state legislative assembly.

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Machineries inching towards removal of River Princess

PANAJI:  Two sand dredgers and other machineries have been moved to remove the grounded River Princess off Candolim coast.
“We have started moving equipment and machineries towards the River Princess site.

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GMC sets up kidney transplant facilities

PANAJI: Goans, who need kidney transplant/replacement, would not to have to travel out of the state anymore to avail the facilities as the same  would soon be made available in the Goa Medical College, the premier health institute in the state.

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Poor response to govt’s Shikshan Scheme

PANAJI: For the second year running, the Shikshan Scheme, of the state government to promote higher education amongst girls from the Dhangar community, has evoked poor response  as just 16 applications were received by the Department of Social Welfare.

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Report on alleged poll malpractices sought: SEC

PANAJI: Stating that the Collector and the Deputy Collector for North Goa, who function as the returning officer and the deputy returning officer, respectively for the elections to the Corporation of the City of Panaji, are in charge of maintaining the election code of conduct, the Commissioner of the State Election Commission, Dr M Modassir, on Thursday, said that the SEC forwards whatever related complaints it receives from various candidates as well as the public to them.

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GU to grant conditional affiliation to dental college

PANAJI: The Goa University authorities have decided to give temporary but “conditional” affiliation to the Goa Dental College for continuing with the post graduate courses in conservative dentistry and endodontics, periodontics, oral medicine and radiology, thereby giving a major relief to the students who want to pursue the courses.

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Rabi crop cultivation on the upswing in Bardez taluka

MAPUSA: Buoyed by prolonged rainfall last year resulting in a good water table, farmers from Bardez have taken up large scale cultivation of paddy, vegetables and other pulses this season. Enquiries with the Mapusa agriculture office confirmed this.

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Cong leaders for caution on early assembly polls


PANAJI: With a number of Congress ministers and legislators sending out signals that they would prefer to have early elections for whatever reasons, many a Congress leaders in the state wonder whether the party has geared up itself to face the electorate.

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