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Watch towers to come up at Sada sub-jail

VASCO: In view of rising incidents of jailbreak the authorities of Sada sub-jail have decided to install watch towers and also renovate all toilets attached to the cells.

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Tied up body recovered from river at Old Goa

PANAJI: The Old Goa police recovered a body of an unknown male, which was found tied with a nylon rope, from Mandovi river near Dempo ship building workshop at Old Goa, some two days back.

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Law soon to regulate real estate in Goa

PANAJI: It is a well-known fact in Goa that the real estate sector was the most unregulated sector but the state would soon have a law to regulate the relationships between the builders and promoters of flats, housing societies and the purchasers of flats, tenements, apartments, etc as the State Law Commission stepped in and prepared a draft bill to regulate them.

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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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