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Rampant hunting of wild animals in Canacona

BY ASHOKKUMAR DESAI
CANACONA: Possessing a firearm without a licence is a punishable offence under the law yet the villagers who live in the hilly areas of Canacona taluka and some farmers possess more than 200 unlicensed firearms, informed highly reliable sources.

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Gujarat DCP held in fake encounter case

AHMEDABAD:  One of Gujarat’s senior most police officers, DCP Mr Abhay Chudasama was on Wednesday arrested on charges of trying to influence witnesses in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case, becoming the fourth IPS officer to be held in the fake encounter episode.

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Focus on film making, CM tells Goan producers

PANAJI: Acknowledging that the framing of the Goa Scheme of Financial Assistance for Films 2010 had been delayed for quite a long time, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, in principal, agreed to make an additional provision of Rs one crore for the scheme this year, as the scheme in its previous form had been kept in abeyance for almost two years.

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Parrikar demands CBI inquiry into drug case

PANAJI: Demanding that the government should order an CBI inquiry into the recent allegations by Ms Lucky Farmhouse, the Swedish girlfriend of Atala, the accused in the drug case, that son of a local politician was involved with the drug mafia, the Leader of the Opposition,

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Eight cars valued at Rs 1 cr recovered

PANAJI:  Police have managed to recover eight cars out of nine expensive cars worth Rs 1 crore, which were stolen and allegedly sold to customers by forging documents, this information was revealed by the police inspector, Mr Sandesh Chodankar while speaking to media persons.

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Indian woman diplomat held for spying for Pak

NEW DELHI:  An espionage racket involving passing of sensitive information to Pakistani intelligence agencies has been busted with the arrest here of a senior woman diplomat posted in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

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Revised Film Finance Scheme to be launched today

BY RAMNATH RAIKAR
PANAJI:  The revised Film Finance Scheme of the state government, which will be launched on April 28 by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has been incorporated with a number of new provisions including necessity on the part of the beneficiaries/ film producers to be Goan by birth or at least have 15 years domicile in the state,

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Filmmakers cry foul over invitations

PANAJI:  ‘Film Makers’, the association of Goan film producers has condemned the decision of the ESG to invite selected film producers for the launching of the revised Film Finance Scheme, on April 28.

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Cut motions defeated in LS

NEW DELHI:  The much-hyped trial of strength for the government in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday proved to be a dampener with the House defeating the cut motion on petroleum prices by a big margin exposing huge divisions in the opposition.

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