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Law students question varsity decision to increase subjects for LLB final year

PANAJI: A delegation of students from the G R Kare College of Law and V M Salgaocar College of Law led by Ms Siddhi Usgaonkar on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Vice-Chancellor and registrar of Goa University questioning the decision of the university to suddenly increase number of subjects in the final year of the LL B course from the existing 8 to 14.

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Heavy rush for certificates at Margao civic body

MARGAO: With declarations of results of 12th and SSC examinations, students have applied for different courses and with it comes the requirements of income, caste and residence certificates.

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Quepem garden works in limelight for wrong reasons

QUEPEM: The renovation of Quepem Municipal Garden costing over Rs 1.28 crore has come under a lot of criticism from the engineers, lawyers, and locals because of the equipment, inferior construction material and slow pace of work.

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PM vows to tackle Naxalism

NEW DELHI: Presenting his government’s report on completion of first year, the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday vowed to fight terrorism “root and branch” and enforce the writ of the State in dealing with Naxalism and political extremism.

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Land acquisition for Mopa airport in final stage

PANAJI: With the land acquisition process for the Greenfield airport project at Mopa entering the final phase, the government is expected to finalise appointment of consultant within a week or so to go ahead with the project that has been lingering for many years, for one reason or the other.

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MPT expansion plans: state govt not informed, says Chief Minister

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that the Mormugao Port Trust authorities have decided to go ahead with their expansion plans without taking into confidence the state government, its officials and people likely to be affected, even as he said that the state government has already taken up the issue with the central government.

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GSHDC’s vegetable cultivation scheme being wound up

PANAJI: The scheme formulated by the Goa State Horticulture Development Corporation (GSHDC) to boost vegetable and flower cultivation in the state and called as ‘Scheme for Development of Fallow Land’ is found to have very few takers since its inception, and is in the process of being wound up.

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Property of Rs 12 lakh gutted in Colvale fire

MAPUSA: Property worth around Rs 12 lakh, belonging to Ashapura Manufacturing Company located at Colvale Industrial Estate, was on Tuesday gutted in a major fire that broke out in the company premises.

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Around 1% of vehicles have HSRPs installed

PANAJI: Shmnit Utsch India Private Ltd, which was awarded the tender for installing the high security registration plates (HSRPs), managed to fix the plates on just above 1 per cent of the total vehicles registered in the state.

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