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National flags in garbage bins: CCP lodges police complaint

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) on Friday lodged a police complaint against unknown person/persons as another Indian Tricolour made out of cloth was found placed in the garbage, behind the CCP building, Friday morning.

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IFFI 2011 to cost Rs 10 crore

PANAJI: A joint press conference convened by the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Secretariat and the Entertainment Society of Goa on Friday, revealed that the 42nd edition of the mega film festival, slated to open at the Ravindra Bhavan on November 23 will cost the organisers around ` 10 crore.

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2 cars with same number seized by Mapusa police

MAPUSA: Acting on a complaint filed by Mr Narendra Morasker, Mr Deepak Gadekar and Mr Sanjay Virnodkar, the Mapusa police on Friday evening seized two four wheelers carrying the same registration number plates at Mapusa.

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Advocates cheating FIR case adjourned

PANAJI: Panaji Judicial Magistrate First Class, Ms Sarika Faldessai, has adjourned to December 6, for arguments, a petition filed against North Goa Superintendent of Police and the Panaji police inspector, for not registering the cheating case against Mumbai senior Advocate, Amit Desai and Advocate Ashwin Bhobe.

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Agitation over blocked access to fields, river in Nerul

PANAJI: A group of farmers and villagers from Nerul have launched an agitation against a hotelier in the village, claiming that he has blocked access to around 25 fields and traditional houses in Bhatiwado.

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No plan to ban iron ore exports, says Union Steel Ministry

PANAJI: Allaying apprehensions of the beleaguered iron ore industry, a senior official of the Union Ministry of Steel on Thursday said the government does not intend to slap a ban on the export of iron ore but warned that the overall growth of the industry would be adversely affected in view of the stiff global competition and the prevailing market forces, especially the demand of Chinese steel industry in the coming years.

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RP 2021 has provisions to arrest illegal mining: SLC

BY RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT

PANAJI: The State Level Committee (SLC) constituted by the government to finalise the Regional Plan 2021 has recommended appointment of a High Power Task Force (HPTF) to look into all the issues related to mining in the state, and ‘define a rational as well as sustainable’ mining policy for Goa.

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Shah Commission to submit report by 2nd week of Dec

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT

PANAJI: The Justice M B Shah Commission probing illegal mining in the country is likely to submit its interim report as regards to illegal activities by mining companies in Goa by the second week of December, said highly placed sources in the state administration.

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Chief Minister hails Churchill for implementation of BPL schemes

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Thursday praised the RDA Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao for his efforts in implementing various schemes for the upliftment of the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and also providing a platform to self-help groups in the state to sell their products.

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CCP mayor to take councillors into confidence while finalising toilet locations

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) mayor, Mr Yatin Parekh, at the ordinary meeting of the councillors, held on Thursday agreed to visit all the locations in the city, identified for construction of public toilets/ urinals by Sulabh International, along with the respective ward councillors and after discussing the locations with them, decide as to whether these locations are suitable or not.

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