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Majorda, Utorda delegation to call on Filipe Neri today

MARGAO: A delegation led by the sarpanch of Majorda village, Ms Visitation D’Silva, comprising of panchas and representatives of two star hotels, one from Majorda and the other from Utorda, will meet the Water Resources Minister, Mr Filipe Neri Rodrigues, on Monday, in an attempt to impress upon him the urgency in initiating steps to control the soil erosion on the beaches of Majorda and Utorda.

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No nominations filed for Congress posts

PANAJI: None of the Congress leaders came forward to file nominations for the elections to various posts, including president of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, on the opening day of filing of nominations. The elections to various posts have been scheduled to be held on September 17.

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Drive against drunk driving in Ponda

PONDA: the Ponda police have sent out a warning to those driving under the influence of alcohol, as now the Ponda traffic police have started a drive to book cases against such drivers, with the help of Alcometers, which is a sophisticated instrument used to check the blood alcohol content in human beings.

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Panel to submit final report by September-end

PANAJI: The newly formed panel to re-survey the alignment for the four-lanning of the National Highway 17 and 4A, is likely to submit its final report to the government by September end.

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CBI interrogates Mickky

PANAJI: The CBI on Friday summoned former tourism minister, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky to its state headquarters at Bambolim and questioned him for several hours in connection with the immigration and money laundering case registered against him.

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Governor, CM greet Goans on Chaturthi

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr S S Sidhu, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat and the leader of the opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar have extended warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Goa on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

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Youth urged to emulate freedom fighters

POINGUINNIM: Rich tributes were paid to the freedom fighter, Terekhol Vir Alfred Alfonso, on the occasion of his 24th death anniversary, by Vividha Commercial Institute, Chauri, Canacona, on Friday, at a function held at the Canacona
municipal hall.

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Worn out speed breakers at Khorlim serve no purpose

MAPUSA: Speed breakers are erected to break the speed of vehicles or to make them go slow at strategic locations, however, worn out speed breakers serve no purpose as vehicles just speed over them resulting in accidents or causing a threat to other vehicles or pedestrians.

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