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David Cameron is UK’s new PM

LONDON: Conservative leader, Mr David Cameron, who favours a ‘new special relationship’ with India, took charge as Britain’s youngest Prime Minister in nearly 200 years, heading a coalition with the support of centrist Liberal Democrats, and vowed to put aside party differences and provide a strong and decisive government.

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Total bandh in Mapusa

MAPUSA:  The bandh called by the Mapusa Merchants Association was peaceful and successful on Wednesday. All shops in the market remained closed. Fisherwomen and vendors participated in the bandh, which was called to protest against the sorry state of the market.

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103 killed in Libya plane crash

TRIPOLI:  A Libyan plane arriving from South Africa disintegrated on landing at Tripoli airport on Wednesday, killing 103 people but leaving an eight-year-old boy as the sole miracle survivor, officials said.

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CRRI to study Goa traffic

PANAJI:  The government will seek assistance from the Delhi-based Central Road Research Institute for preparing a report on prevailing road traffic scenario in the state, which is expected to be helpful in drawing up of a permanent traffic plan for Goa.

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Koli gets another death penalty

GHAZIABAD:  A special CBI court here on Wednesday awarded death sentence to Surinder Koli, a convict in the sensational Nithari killings case, for rape and murder of seven-year-old girl Arti.

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FDA issues notices to 10 hotels over poor hygiene

PANAJI:  The state Food and Drugs Administration has issued notices to 10 hotels and eateries in the state for shortcomings in areas like the serving space, kitchen, maintenance of cleanliness and supply of drinking water.

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Swedish model contacted for investigation

PANAJI: The deputy superintendent of police, Crime Branch, Mr Chandrakant Salgaonkar on Wednesday said that they have asked the Swedish model Lucky Farmhouse, the former girlfriend of arrested Israeli drug peddler Yaniv Benahim alias Atala to come to Goa as soon as possible to help investigations in police-politician-drug mafia nexus.

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CBI only given selective cases to investigate

BY STEPHEN DIAS
Since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), is such a great organisation in India, and one of the best in the world, the Goa state government is often pressurising them to take up issues of their interest.

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Kasab will be hanged in a year: Moily

NEW DELHI: The Union Law Minister, Mr M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said Mumbai terror attack convict Ajmal Amir Kasab’s appeal against his death sentence will be fast-tracked, if the case goes in appeal, and he will be hanged within a year.

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