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Treat police as friends, not foes: DGP tells Goans

PANAJI: Dr Aditya Arya, who recently took charge as the Director General of Police(DGP) in the state, is the one who had cracked the Tandoor murder case in Delhi; the case had rocked the nation a couple of years ago.

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Cuncolim ice-cream vendor gets Rs 38,360 power bill

MARGAO: Sayad Aslam, an ice-cream vendor from Pairaband, Cuncolim got a rude shock when he received two electricity bills for a whooping sums of Rs 37,584 and Rs 38,360 within a span of just one month.

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Congress likely to give grants to English schools

PANAJI: Even as talks between the Congress leaders and various groups from the state with divergent views on medium of instruction continued for the second successive day in New Delhi on Thursday, signs have emerged that the Congress was expected to give in to the demands for grants to English medium primary schools.

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600 trips not possible in 8 hours: ore truckers

Michael Fisher | NT
MARGAO: Truckers carrying iron ore along route number two, that is, Mina-Cavrem to Sanvordem, say that the cap of 600 trips in stipulated eight hours by the government is not workable.

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CBI to finally probe 3 drug cases

PANAJI: The Deputy Inspector General of Police of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Mr Pravin Salunke, on Thursday, informed that the Goa branch of the central agency would take the investigation of the three drug cases referred to it by the state government at the direction of the Bombay High Court.

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DoE issues guidelines for implementation of Sec 16

PANAJI: The directorate of education (DoE), on Thursday, issued a circular to heads of all the elementary schools in the state as regards guidelines for the implementation of Section 16 of the Right to Education Act 2009, with retrospective effect.

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CCP set to give new lease of life to Salvador Souza Garden

PANAJI: After renovation of the Jardim Garcia da Orta, popularly known as the city municipal garden, the Corporation of the City of Panaji is now all set to give a new lease of life to the Salvador Souza Garden, situated opposite Geeta Bakery.

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Churchill has carried out development works across state: Navelim sarpanch

MARGAO: The Navelim sarpanch, Mr Paul Pereira, on Thursday, categorically denied allegations made by the BJP that the PWD Minister, Churchill Alemao had not done any development in the Navelim constituency, saying Mr Alemao has carried out a lot of development works not only in his constituency but across the state.

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