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Govt decides to establish mining corridor in state

PANAJI: The state government has decided to establish a dedicated mining corridor passing through both the districts with a view to ease traffic congestion, safeguard public life, reduce noise pollution and  streamline the mining traffic.
For this purpose, the government has decided to seek financial assistance and participation of mining industry.

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Churchill optimistic about Congress nod for grants

MARGAO: The PWD Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao, on Thursday,  expressed confidence that the Congress high command would give in to the demands of the people and added that the parents would get what they wanted while referring to the medium of instruction.

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French MP calls on Governor

PANAJI: Mr Rudy Salles, member of French Parliament and Deputy Mayor of Nice, called on the Governor, Dr S S Sidhu, at the Raj Bhavan, on Thursday, and briefed him about the French initiative to be partner in promoting sustainable tourism.

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Solution to instruction medium issue by May 20

PANAJI: The All India Congress Committee general secretary in charge of Goa desk, Mr Gurmeet Singh Brar has said that the Congress high command would find a solution in consultation with all concerned and set an excellent precedence to the vexed medium of instruction by May 20 so that the decision could be implemented from the upcoming academic year beginning in June.

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France keen on transforming Panaji into eco-tourism spot

PANAJI: Observing that signing a Memorandum of Understanding alone, between the French city of Nice and Panaji for the developmental exchange, especially in the field of tourism would not go far, the deputy Mayor of Nice and the Member of French Parliament, Mr Rudy Salles on Wednesday said that the co-operation should extend much further and Nice could help Panaji to follow in its successful footsteps in the area of tourism. 

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GU’s academic council approves Sports Policy

PANAJI: The academic council of the Goa University (GU), at its meeting held on May 3 approved the draft of the Sports Policy for the university, which will be applicable to all the institutions affiliated to Goa University.

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I have no apology demand from Portugal

BY ALVARO PERES DA COSTA
This is in relation to the report which appeared in The Navhind Times on  April 26, ‘Goans still demand unconditional apology from Portugal,’ I am a Goan and believe it smacks of arrogance for Mr Sinari to presume to speak for me.

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