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18 Goan athletes for Special Olympics in LA

  PANAJI : Eighteen athletes (eight females and ten males) and five coaches of Goa have been selected to represent India at the Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Los Angeles in USA from July 25 to August 2.

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VPs have no powers to cut trees: Salcete sarpanchas

  JOAO SOUSA M | NT NAVELIM : Every year, lakhs of rupees are lost with trees crashing against overhead power lines.  Several questions remain unanswered as to who is to be blamed for the destruction caused by trees crashing down on overhead lines and electricity poles.

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Shristhal fields, rivulets contaminated by molasses discharge

  ALBERT FERNANDES | NT CANACONA : Residents of Shristhal, Delem and Khalwadem are protesting against a company, for storing molasses in an unhygienic manner which has led to discharge into fields and rivulets. The residents are complaining that the molasses are nearly 10 years old and stored in rusted tanks which could pose a threat to the lives of …

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Citizens For Sonsoddo objects to scientific capping of garbage dump

  MARGAO : The members of the Citizens For Sonsoddo alleged that there is a deep  collusion and nexus  among the concessionaries, the high power committee (HPC) constituted by the government and the  Margao Municipal Council  as till date no action has been taken  by the MMC or the HPC over the violation of terms of the  signed agreement.

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Registered Curchorem vendors protest against illegal sale

  CURCHOREM: Thirty-four registered vendors in Curchorem-Cacora Municipal Council doing business in street vendors’ zone have refused to pay monthly fee of Rs 750 each as protest against the sale outside the zone in the Curchorem market. They said that several unregistered vendors are selling flowers, fruits, vegetables and other items by sitting in different areas in Curchorem market and …

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Djoko, Sharapova advance; Nadal ousted

  While Sharapova saw off a late comeback to reach the Wimbledon fourth round with a 6-4, 6-3 win, Djokovic silenced Bernard Tomic and his Australian Fanatics with an emphatic 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory in the Wimbledon third round on Friday

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Dhoni is still good enough and should himself take a final call: Vengsarkar

  Indian cricket is presently going through a transitional phase with aggressive Virat Kohli taking over the Test reins from Captain Cool MS Dhoni after he called it quits from the game’s longest format early this year. Though Dhoni continues to lead India in ODIs and T20s, the humiliating 2-1 series loss against lowly-placed Bangladesh clearly indicates that he is …

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