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Summer camps going great guns in state

PANAJI: The number of summer camps being organised for children have gone up drastically in recent years. Earlier, it was only Balbhavan that was known for such camps but today the summer camps are become a prosperous business.

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Special screening of DMD on April 18

PANAJI: Fox Star Studios and Ramesh Sippy, the producers of the controversial film Dum Maro Dum, which is slated to release on April 22 have agreed to hold a special screening of the film for a state-level committee constituted by the government under the chairmanship the information and publicity secretary, Mr Rajiv Verma on April 18 at the Maquinez Palace auditorium.

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Total bandh in Vasco to protest Khariwada demolitions

VASCO: Vasco observed a total bandh on Saturday, as protest by the Khariwada fishermen over the demolition of their houses, and their demand that the state government and Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), protect the remaining structures from demolition.

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KAP calls off strike till Monday

VASCO: In a late evening development on Saturday, the Khariwada Affected People (KAP), has called off their agitation in abeyance till Monday, following an assurance given by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, to fulfill their five demands.

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Two cops file replies before SPCA

PANAJI: Two of the eight police personnel, Shyam Amonkar and Ramesh Dessai, both head constables, have filed their reply before the State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA), in the Cipriano custodial death case.

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Appointment of CEO of ESG on committee condemned

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG), has strongly condemned the appointment of the CEO of the Entertainment Society of Goa, Mr Manoj Srivastava, on the committee recently appointed by the government under the chairmanship of the secretary for Information and Publicity, to examine the content of the Hindi film ‘Dum Maro Dum’ which is slated for release on April 22.

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Siolim residents peeved over stagnant pond water

MAPUSA: The residents of Bamonwaddo in Siolim are perturbed over stagnant water in a pond in the area, and have expressed fears that this stagnant water could give rise to diseases as the water has turned green, dirty and gives out a foul stench.

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Tension in Sao Jose de Areal over housing project

MARGAO: Tension gripped Sao Jose de Areal  village  late Friday evening after angry villagers confined the acting sarpanch, Mr Vincy Mascarenhas, the panchayat secretary and panchas to the panchayat office demanding  immediate withdrawal of occupancy certificates issued to a housing complex in the village.

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