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Sania, Shoaib are now husband and wife

HYDERABAD: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik at a hotel here on Monday after getting a copy of Shoaib’s passport from the city police.

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Guidelines issued to schools on music classes

MARGAO: In order to streamline the procedure of releasing the grants and to maintain the proper records of music teacher/accompanist and educational institutions, the Directorate of Art and Culture has given guidelines to the educational institutions in the state

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Locals sore over Collector’s decision

QUEPEM: The Quepem villagers at a meeting held on Monday has strongly condemned the decision of the South Goa Collector, Mr G P Naik to allow mining trucks to operate from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. via Quepem town, says a press note issued here by committee members, Mr John Travasso and Mr Peter Miranda.

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Solution eludes G7 issues

PANAJI: The solution to the issues raised by the group of seven (G7) supporting the Congress-led government in the state was delayed yet again as the All India Congress Committee president, Ms Sonia Gandhi, and the AICC general secretary in-charge of Goa desk, Mr B K Hariprasad, were on tour of the Karnataka state on Monday.

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Property worth Rs 6 lakh gutted in fire at Margao

MARGAO: An egg centre and two kiosks located in the heart of the Margao city was gutted when a fire broke out in the wee hours of Monday. The fire has caused an estimated loss of around Rs 6 lakh. Machinery and other goods have been destroyed.

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Manmohan, Obama to discuss nuke terrorism

WASHINGTON: The Prime Minister, Dr  Manmohan Singh on Sunday began a four-day visit to the US to attend the 42-nation nuclear security summit that will focus on nuclear security and his first bilateral meeting with the US President, Mr Barack Obama since they met in November last year.

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States want Centre to pick up the tab for Education Act

NEW DELHI:  After winning kudos, the Manmohan Singh government is facing demands from several states to pick up bulk of the multi-billion tab for implementing the landmark Right to Education Act for which teacher shortage and infrastructure are other key challenges.

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