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Woman escapes from protective home in Merces

PANAJI: Amidst all the furore over the juvenile delinquents and children needing care and protection, their alleged involvement in crimes and frequent escapes, there was an escape from the women’s protective home in Merces early Sunday morning.

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Goa Vikas Party still undecided on Cortalim candidate

MARGAO: The Goa Vikas Party (GVP)  supremo and Nuvem MLA, Mr  Francisco ‘Mikky’ Pacheco  stated that  he had talks with the  United Goan Democratic Party (UGDP) leaders and  added that he was still open to  talks with other like-mind parties  for  deciding on the candidate to contest the Cortalim by-election.

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Leaders resolve to uphold Parliament’s dignity

NEW DELHI: Concern over repeated disruptions that have raised questions over the efficacy of the Parliament’s functioning marked the 60th anniversary of its first sitting in free India on Sunday with leaders pressing for “sincere” introspection to restore the dignity of the institution.

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Sulking Yeddyurappa praises Sonia, Cong

BANGALORE/NEW DELHI: The factional feud in Karnataka’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) touched a new low on Sunday with the former Karnataka chief minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa calling his successor, Mr Sadananda Gowda a “betrayer” even as he lavished praise on Ms Sonia Gandhi and the Congress and made a veiled attack on BJP leadership while spurning conciliatory moves to defuse the crisis in the party in Karnataka.

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Natasha’s dream run ends in final

PANAJI: Dempo Brand Ambassador Natasha Palha’s dream run at the $10,000 ITF Women’s Tennis Tournament came to an end as she suffered a straight-set defeat against Chinese Taipei’s Lee Pei-Chi to settle for a runner-up finish on Sunday.

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