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GHAG smells a rat in heritage policy

PANAJI: Stating that the 51 precious monuments under the state archaeological department have become vulnerable after the Goa Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Act, 2010 came into force with retrospective effect, from March 1, 2007,

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Time given for identifying likely heritage structures inadequate: Aleixo

PANAJI: Stating that the 15-day period granted for filing suggestions with regards to the government process of identifying sites/structures, which would subsequently be declared as heritage sites, was grossly inadequate, the Power Minister, Mr Aleixo Sequeira has called for extension of the date even as he has called for more clarity on the process of identification.

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BJP trying to mislead Valpoi voters, says Vishwajit

PANAJI: Mr Vishwajit Rane, who is seeking re-election from Valpoi constituency on a Congress ticket in the by-polls to be held on October 18, has said that while he was trying to garner votes on the plank of development done by him as an independent legislator and Health Minister over the last three years, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party was trying to mislead the voters by engaging in sheer politics.

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BJP demands stay on polls to GU students’ council

PANAJI: Alleging that there is a clear-cut political interference in the elections for the Students Council of the Goa University, the Students’ Cell of the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday

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Section 144 imposed in Goa

PANAJI: Taking cognizance of the possibility of law and order problem and disturbance of breach of peace and tranquility in South Goa district, in view of the court verdict in Ayodhya case, Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 has been impose in Goa.

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State to benefit to the tune of 1,800 sq kms: Churchill

PANAJI: Supporting the demand of the people from Karwar and Joida talukas in the neighbouring Karnataka state, as regards joining the two talukas with Goa for creating Greater Goa, the Minister for Public Works Department, Mr Churchill Alemao on Tuesday

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Meet at Cotigao VP tomorrow to discuss wildlife sanctuary status

POINGUINNIM/CANACONA: The State Level Expert Committee (SLEC), for Critical Wildlife will attend a meeting on September 30, at Cotigao panchayat office, at 10 a.m. to discuss plans to declare Cotigao wildlife sanctuary as a Critical Wildlife Habitat (CWH).

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