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CM promises impartial inquiry

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has promised to get to the bottom of the case where the state Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate was detained at Mumbai airport for carrying unaccounted money.

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GBA’s demand for RP facilitation centres gets CM’s attention

MARGAO: After a meeting with members of Goa Bachao Abhiyan at his residence in Margao, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has promised to look into the NGO’s demand that facilitation centres to correct mistakes in the Regional Plan 2021 be formed prior to the notification of the entire final Regional Plan and that the centres should address plans for all talukas including Pernem and Canacona, informed sources.

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300 Dhargal farmers face losses as Tillari water enters fields

MAPUSA: Three hundred farmers from Dadachiwadi in Dhargal-Pernem are a worried lot as water leaking from the Tillari irrigation canal has entered their fields and threatens to destroy their paddy crop. These farmers are now facing the possibility of having to abandon their crops if things do not change for the better soon.

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Governor, CM extend Gudi Padwa greetings

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr S S Sidhu and the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Sunday extended their warm greetings to the people of Goa on the occasion of Gudi Padwa.

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BJP leaders to meet Governor today to demand Monserrate’s dismissal

PANAJI: A joint delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party comprising of senior state leaders of the party and members of the BJP legislature wing will call on the Governor, Dr S S Sidhu on April 4 and demand sacking of the Minister for Education, Mr Atanasio Monserrate from the state cabinet for his alleged involvement in smuggling of large foreign currency out of the country on the night of April 2, 2011.

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Assolna villagers flay sarpanch over absence of modern fish market

MARGAO: The absence of a modern fish market dominated the Assolna village panchayat gram sabha held on Sunday. The gram sabha members asked the sarpanch, Mr Joaquim Pereira to come clear on the steps taken by him for providing a modern fish market in the village as the present one located next to a road is too congested.

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Cricket stadium issue dominates Penha de France gram sabha

MAPUSA: The issue of illegal compound wall for a cricket stadium at Penha De France dominated the Penha De France gram sabha held on Sunday with Mr Agnelo Pereira a resident flaying the panchayat for encouraging the illegal activity without realising the consequences.

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