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Tread cautiously while seeking admissions to US universities: USIEF

MARGAO: The executive director of the United States-India Education Foundation, Mr Adam Grotsky and the public affairs officer of the American centre in Mumbai, Ms Anne Grimes on Monday said that Indian students seeking to study in the United States should get the universities authenticated before applying for studies in the US to prevent the reoccurrence of fiasco which happened in the Tri-Valley University.

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No organised crime gangs in Goa: police

PANAJI: The superintendent of police, North Goa, Mr Arvind Gawas has claimed that there is no organised crime gangs engaged in criminal activities like supari killings, supplying of arms or drug trade in the state. 

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Mall will assist SHGs, provide market for artisans’ products: CM

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, on Sunday, laid the foundation stone for the proposed Rs 18.5 crore, marketing hub (handicrafts mall) in the presence of Member of Parliament, Ms Priya Dutt. The mall is expected to be completed by August 2012.

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State awaits Centre’s nod on rules relaxation

MARGAO: The state government is awaiting the centre’s approval for relaxation of rules of the Bharat Nirman project, under the Pradan Mantra Gram Sadak Yojna, as it prepares to develop 150 kms of rural road in the state.

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Unruly scenes witnessed at Bandora gram sabha

PONDA: The gram sabha of the village of Bandora in Ponda taluka, which was convened on Sunday, witnessed commotion and unruly scenes as villagers used unparliamentarily and filthy language and also verbally abused the sarpanch, Mr Ramchandra Naik, alleging that he was providing elusive replies and was evading pointed questions regarding a controversial road issue.

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Solar lighting transforms Quepem village

MARGAO: In the village of Quisconda, which is a traditional Goa rural village, situated on the fringes of Quepem, in the forest of Canacona, the Quepem Salesian Society, has achieved a rare feat.

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Education Secy to probe bungling in HSSC marklists

PANAJI: The Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate has directed the Education Secretary, Mr V P Rao, to conduct an enquiry into the alleged lapses that led to incorrect “calculation” of marks of the students of twelfth standard, whose results were declared earlier this week.

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NHRC to probe Cavrem issue

MARGAO: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ordered a probe into the Cavrem issue. This was informed by Mr Savio Rodrigues, editor-in-chief of GoaChronicle.com, a website that has petitioned the NHRC in New Delhi on the alleged atrocities committed on the people of Cavrem.

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