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India Continues To Be Unsafe For Girl Child

THE police have arrested a 65-year-old woman from Baina-Vasco for allegedly kidnapping, torturing and assaulting eight school girls aged between 11 and 12 years. The cruel irony is that all the victims were adopted by the assailant. They were students of a reputed school. The acts of violence could have gone undetected had it not been for the alertness of …

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Helping More Goans Get Into Private Sector

The participation of a number of Goa-based private companies in a job fair in Sawantwadi, Maharashtra a few days ago to recruit workers has raised concern in the state, forcing the state government to order a probe into it. Recruitments from outside the state by Goa-based companies took place at a time when thousands of people have been rendered jobless …

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Adulteration In Goa Dairy Board

All does not appear to be well in Goa Dairy, the oldest dairy in the state. It is currently witnessing a war between the chairman and his supporters on one side and eight of its directors and the managing director on the other.

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GMCH Must Be Equipped For All Organ Transplants

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has ordered an inquiry into the lapses that led to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) missing out on receiving the kidneys from the cadaveric organ retrieval procedure from a brain dead person. The inquiry is aimed at knowing the gaps the health department needs to bridge to ensure that organs harvested in the state …

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EDMs Cause Loss To Public Exchequer

Months after letting yet another organizer of EDM (electronic, dance and music) festival scoot without paying taxes the state government has begun making efforts to recover the dues from Sudarshan Entertainment Private Ltd, the company that organised the ‘Timeout 72’ EDM festival at Vagator last year.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria Inhuman Dozens of Syrians reportedly choked to death after a suspected chemical attack struck the rebel-held suburb east of Damascus.

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Undiminishing Terror Threat Off West Coast

Goa was put on alert after a fishing trawler from India, which was seized by Pakistan, was released and there was intelligence input on Friday that on its way back, it could be carrying terrorists. The threat was not Goa-specific but covered the entire west coast that included locations in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Rules For Traffic Personnel; Go Digital and Halt Malpractices The authorities are issuing challans for violation of traffic rules, towing two wheeler’s etc and collecting fine amount on spot.

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