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State celebrates Diwali

PANAJI: Diwali, the ‘Festival of Lights’ was celebrated in Goa on Wednesday, with joy and gaiety, displaying the strong secular fabric of the state, with the members of all communities visiting and wishing the members of the Hindu community.

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EPIC re-enrollment: Curtorim voters cry foul over delays

MARGAO: Curtorim voters have expressed their ire against the commercial tax office situated at Osia Complex, Margao, that has been hearing the grievances of the voters whose names have been deleted from the Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) database.

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Sheds soon for roadside vegetable vendors

By Albert Fernandes | NT

CANACONA: Farmers, who up till now, had been selling their agricultural produce by sitting along the National Highway 17, right from Canacona to Balli, will soon get a permanent shed, no sooner the village panchayats and the municipal authority finds a suitable place, said Mr Rajesh Desai, zonal agriculture officer, Canacona quoting from the circular received from the agriculture department, some days ago.

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South Goa police stations in need of upgradation

By Shyam Zambauliker | NT

Prevention, investigation and detection of crime as also maintenance of law and order are important functions of the police. The duty of an officer who is in charge of a police station is to prevent and detect crime and maintain law and order within his jurisdiction.

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CCP to take up city planning project

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji will undertake a massive city planning project, in association with the Charles Correa Foundation, to streamline various public services in city.

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Only 15 cases of illegal mining detected in last 5 years

PANAJI: The state government detected just 15 cases of illegal mining during the past five years, the period during which the opposition and media reports suggest large-scale illegal mining took place in Goa in order to meet huge demands for low-grade iron ore from China.

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Rivona mine owner asked to stop ore loading operation

MARGAO: The deputy collector, Quepem, Mr R D Mirajkar on Tuesday ordered a Rivona-based mine owner to stop ore loading operation fearing a law and order situation in the wake of unresolved ore transportation issue between various groups of truck owners.

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