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Agricultural sector not on right track

PANAJI:  Stating that the present growth rate of agriculture in Goa is 3.20 per cent, the department of agriculture has come out with a number of observations as regards retardation of the agricultural sector in the state and remedies to improve the same,

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20 cops on wrong side of law

PANAJI:  Altogether four police personnel in the service of Goa police have cases registered against them by the police department for their involvement in sex offences, while nine others have cases against them pertaining to the drugs related offences.

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ESG has met most of our demands: FFFG

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG) has welcomed the decision of the general body of the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) to pass a total budget of Rs 34.86 crore for 2012-13, with three-time enhancement as compared to its previous budget.

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Ramzan fasting month begins today

PANAJI: With the sighting of the moon, which ushered in the holy month of Ramzan or Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the state would begin fasting from Sunday for a month.

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5 held at Dabolim airport with fake passports

VASCO: Barely 24 hours after arresting a man trying to board a Kuwait-bound plane without a valid passport, the CID Immigration Cell at the Dabolim airport has foiled a bid of five persons including three women to board an Air Arabia flight on fake passports in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Theft victims lose faith in police machinery

PANAJI: With a rise in number of thefts in Goa and a low detection rate in the recent past, people seem to have lost faith in police machinery. Many victims claim that the police force lacks the wherewithal to detect theft cases but some have also doubted credibility of police force.

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