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Liquor worth Rs 80,000 seized at Britona

PANAJI: Acting on a tip-off, the officials of the excise department on Wednesday raided a flat at Britona and seized 121 boxes containing assorted brands of whiskey worth over ` 80,000.

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Security guard assaults supervisor, flees with Rs 35,000

POINGUINNIM: In a brutal assault, a security supervisor working for a agency in South Goa, Mr Vinayak Patel was assaulted with a ‘koita’ by a security personnel, Prem Singh, stationed at Dapot, Loliem, on Tuesday, causing him grievous injuries.

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PG diploma in journalism opened at Dhempe’s

PANAJI: The inauguration of the Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGDJMC), affiliated to Goa University, was recently held at the Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar.

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Students should explore technology for success: Atul Kane

PERNEM: A programme to felicitate the meritorious students was organised recently, by the Kamaleshwar Higher Secondary School, Korgao in Pernem taluka, where the managing director of Pai-Kane group, Mr Atul Pai Kane, was the chief guest.

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‘Mumbai oil spill will not affect Goan waters’

PANAJI: The oil spill off the Mumbai coast following a collision on Saturday between two cargo ships - MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia 111 - will not affect Goa coastline, informed the Captain of Ports on Tuesday.

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Increased UGC grants to help research work at GU

PANAJI: The Vice Chancellor of Goa University, Prof Dileep Deobagkar on Tuesday said that the remarkable increase in the research grants for the Goa University under the XIth Plan of the University Grants Commission will provide tremendous help to the research work, which has been neglected.

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NRI Goans to get long-term visas

PANAJI: The Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Faleiro has said that the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram has informed him that all Indian missions abroad and the foreigners regional registration office (FRRO), Goa, would be directed to issue long-term visas or extendable visas to persons of Goan origin holding foreign passports, as against the short period tourist visas that they are issued presently.

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Stress should be kept under check through meditation: Shawl

PANAJI: Stating that heart attacks were the number one killer in the world, Dr Fayaz Shawl, a world-renowned cardiologist, has said that prevention was the best cure for the disease, even as he urged a jam-packed audience to keep the stress under check through meditation and kill it before it could kill them.

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