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Ugam is Goan topper of IIT-JEE exam

PANAJI: The results of the prestigious entrance exam - IIT-JEE were declared on Wednesday. The topper from Goa of IIT-JEE is Ugam alias Vassudeo Kamat from Assagao, and a student of Saraswat Vidyalaya’s Purshottam Walwalkar Higher Secondary School, Mapusa.

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Jose Philip urges NHAI to expedite work

VASCO: The Revenue Minister, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza has directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to expedite the work of the NH17B, from Varunapuri-Mangor Hill to Gandhinagar. He said the incomplete work was causing inconvenience to the people, so much so that they have to agitate over the issue.

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AGCTA issues ultimatum to govt

PANAJI: The All Goa Computer Teachers Association (AGCTA), in a press note issued here, has issued an ultimatum to the state government, through a memorandum to the Education Minister and the Chief Minister,

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BBSM swears to fight for local languages

PANAJI: Demanding that the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, who till date is silent on his stand as regards the medium of instruction issue should come out with the same within next 24 hours, the Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch on Tuesday said BBSM activists would also approach all the MLAs soon, asking them to clarify their stand in the matter.

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Govt to announce decision on medium of instruction today

PANAJI: The Congress-led government in the state is all set to announce its decision on the contentious issue of medium of instruction on Wednesday, even as it has become evidently clear that Congress leadership has given its go-ahead to the state government to give grants to schools irrespective of medium of instruction adopted by them.

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CM guarantees funds to spruce up Margao

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has assured adequate funds to spruce up Margao town. Mr Kamat was speaking at the Margao Municipal Council meeting held on Tuesday morning which was attended by the MMC chairperson, Ms Sushila Naik, chief officer, Mr Prasanna Acharya and councillors.

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