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Golf course at Pernem to attract high-end tourists

PANAJI: With the state tourism department issuing letter of intent earlier this week to Leading Hotels, DLF and Oxford Properties for setting up a international Professional Golfers Association standard golf course at Terekhol in Pernem taluka, Goa could soon add another facility that was likely to attract high end tourists to the state.

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Noronha on national science expert panel

PONDA: Mr Jose Manuel Noronha, the general manager at Agnel Technical Education complex, Verna and Assagao has been appointed on the National Expert Committee of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Church constantly addresses issue of condition of workers: Archbishop

PANAJI: In his Workers’ Day message, the Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Filipe Neri Ferrão has said that the Church in Goa is always alert to the ever-changing social situations and responds to them through relevant action in every possible way to uphold the Gospel values of love, justice and equality.

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Rs 12-cr for flood control, irrigation facilities in Valpoi

VALPOI: The assistant engineer of Water Resources Department, Mr Arun Naik has said that funds of about Rs 12 crore are being spent for providing irrigation facilities and undertaking flood-control measures in Sattari taluka during the year 2010-11.

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Dead sardines appear on Calangute, Candolim beaches

PANAJI: The people of Calangute and Candolim witnessed an unusual phenomenon of dead sardines surfacing on the beaches in the area on Friday morning, sending the people in a tizzy as some of them suspected some “unnatural” happening that led to death of fish, which was washed ashore.

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Water sports boats throw caution to the winds

PANAJI: Despite a few people having died due to accidents involving water sports boats, equipment, the operators of these boats, jet skis etc do not seem to be keen to prevent the accidents and mortalities as they deliberately operate high speed water sports boats, jet skis in the swim areas marked by the Surf Life Saving Goa employees, where the people enter waters in the sea at the entrance of the beach in Calangute.

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Pacheco appears before court in threatening case

MARGAO:  Former tourism minister and Benaulim MLA, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky and his friend Mr Mathew Diniz on Friday appeared before the court of the chief judicial magistrate, Margao, Mr C Fernandes in a threatening case, which was reported in 2009 in a Majorda beach resort.

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GRA demands sanitisation of electoral rolls in state

MARGAO: With a view to eliminate vote-bank politics in the state, Goemchea Rakhondarancho Awaz (GRA) has demanded with the state government to sanitise the electoral rolls in all the 40 constituencies.

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Deadline for Margao road excavation expires today

MARGAO: All excavation works for laying underground cables by the electricity department and the sewerage network in Margao and surrounding areas will come to halt from Saturday midnight as the deadline issued by the South Goa District Disaster Management cell expires on April 30.

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