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Injustice meted out to us: Alemao brothers

MARGAO: Denying the charge that Ms Valanka Alemao had used their positions to garner votes in her favour and "misused" official machinery, her father (Mr Churchill Alemao – the Public Works Department Minister) and uncle (Joaquim Alemao – the Urban Development Minister) said that they have resigned from the cabinet and the Congress party against injustice done to them.

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Congress roped in agency to conduct IYC, NSUI polls

PANAJI: The zonal returning officer for the GPYC elections, Mr Sumit Khanna on Saturday said the Foundation for Advanced Management of Elections, which decided the fate of Ms Valanka Alemao on the Youth Congress elections in Goa, was the "supreme body" that decides on complaints.

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PPP Mapusa hospital to drain 40% of health funds: Parrikar

PANAJI: Terming the public private partnership model chosen by the government to run the new North Goa district hospital at Mapusa as the ‘biggest financial fraud’ since the power subsidy scam, the Leader of the Opposition,

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Ponda traffic dept goes dim on reflectors

The office of the SP traffic in 2008 had distributed 31,400 reflectors, 760 delineators and 23 radium taps to the Curchorem, Vasco, Panaji, Margao, Mapusa and Ponda traffic cells

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Discontent among NCP faction over absence of observer during RS polls

PANAJI: Sections of the Nationalist Congress Party have criticised the non issuance of a whip in the recently conducted Rajya Sabha elections, claiming that "Her failure to attend to this crucial responsibility, hence, has exposed her ulterior motives in holding the position of the observer of the NCP in Goa."

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Bomb scare at airport

VASCO: An unattended luggage created a bomb scare at Dabolim airport on Saturday. It was spotted in the parking lot opposite the entrance gate of the airport at around 5.10 p.m.

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Inquiry sought into Valpoi beautification works

VALPOI: Valpoi Action Committee (VAC) submitted a memorandum to the managing director of Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) complaining about ‘sub-standard works’ being undertaken by it in Valpoi as a part of beautification project.

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Sinking F L Gomes road raises worry

VASCO: Vasco people have raised concern over condition of F L Gomes road which was recently dug up by PWD for laying and repairing underground pipeline, as it has now started sinking. The road is also become uneven due to mud that was used for covering the underground pipeline and has deposits of debris along the dug up stretch.

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Goa may lose IFFI if no changes are made in ESG

BY LAXSHMIKANT SHETGAONKAR

It is out. Sooner or later Goa is going to lose on hosting the 42-year-old prestigious film festival of India. Time and again ESG has been warned to improve the organisational aspect of the festival. But alas the officials at the ESG closed their eyes and ears to criticism.

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