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Hanuman Jayanti celebrated

BICHOLIM: The birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman (Hanuman Jayanti) was celebrated at the temples of Lord Hanuman at Sudhanagar-Bicholim, Sanquelim, Naigini-Kudchirem and other places in the Bicholim taluka with a religious fervour and gaiety.

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Belgaum native found dead in rented room at Bicholim

BICHOLIM: Nirupaksha alias Swami Maharudrayya, 29, a native of Belgaum but residing in a rented accommodation at Gaonkar wada, Bicholim, was found dead under mysterious circumstances on late Monday night.

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Cuncolim vandalism accused remanded

MARGAO: Fenny Britto, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in Cuncolim vandalism, was produced before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Margao, on Tuesday and seven days police remand was taken.

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Valpoi Massordem spring crying for government attention

VALPOI: Massordem village situated in Valpoi is known for its fresh water spring called ‘Maasordem Jhari.’ This spring, situated at a distance of about 1km from Valpoi town near a tributary of Mhadei river, is surrounded by cashew plantation and the path to it is covered by thick mangroves, which makes access to the site difficult. This spring is in need of being upgraded.

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Surprise checks on fair price shops to curb black marketeering

VASCO: In order to curb the rising black marketing in the fair price shops in the state, the minister for Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza, has directed the Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department officials,

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Mapusa merchants panel threatens stir

MAPUSA: The All Goa Merchants Association has threatened to stage an agitation if the municipalities in the state and the government fail to initiate action against the hawkers, who by conducting their business deprive the merchants of their livelihood.

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17 Indians sentenced to death in UAE

DUBAI: Seventeen Indians have been sentenced to death by Sharjah’s Shariah court for killing a Pakistani man and injuring three others in a vicious attack last year after a dispute over illegal liquor business in the Gulf Emirate.

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