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CM holds security review meeting with top officials

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, met top administrative and police officials in Margao, on Wednesday, to review security preparations on the eve of the verdict on the Ayodhya title suits.

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Kamat seeks blocking of social networking sites

PANAJI: Creation of fake profiles on Facebook has become a cause of worry in the state; a fake account in the name of Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate had already created a flutter some time back, and now it was the turn of the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, whose account was flashed on the social networking site by an imposter.

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Project proposals worth Rs 96 cr forwarded to Centre

PANAJI: The state level steering committee for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission has forwarded proposals worth Rs 96 crore to the Centre, for a number of major projects to be undertaken in and around the city.

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Now, long-term visas for PIOs, dependents

PANAJI: The Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Faleiro has said that people of Indian origin holding passports of foreign nations, their spouses and dependents would henceforth be issued long term "X" (extendable) visas only and not tourist visas, as was being done till recently.

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One more nabbed in Anjuna shooting case

MAPUSA: The Anjuna PI Mr Manjunath Dessai on Wednesday morning arrested Prashant Janardhan Konadkar, aged 28, in the Anjuna shooting case. According to Mr Dessai, the accused had gone to the JMFC Court at Mapusa to surrender, but Mr Dessai arrested him outside the court.

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Patience holds key to elevation of women in politics, says Kamat

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Wednesday told women Congress workers that in politics the most important criteria was the virtue of patience and gave his own example to back it up. But in the same breadth, he assured them that the Congress party does not do "injustice" while conceding that sometimes things take time.

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Sonsoddo dump: MMC to file affidavit in HC today

MARGAO: The Margao Municipal Council will file an affidavit before the High Court on September 30 giving details on what has been done till now as far as the management of the garbage at the Sonsoddo dump was concerned, informed municipality sources on Wednesday.

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Respite for litigants awaiting hearing in cases before GSIC

PANAJI: A number of litigants awaiting the hearing of their cases, pending before the Goa State Information Commission will now get some respite as the GSIC is all set to get its new state information commissioner soon.

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