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Goan stage actor Panshikar no more

PANAJI: The doyen of Marathi stage and noted Goan theatre actor/producer Prabhakar Panshikar passed away on Thursday in a hospital in Pune following prolonged illness. He was 79.

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Vasco civic meet approves major projects

VASCO: The Mormugao Municipal Council, in its meeting held, on Thursday, approved major projects like fish market, municipal market, municipal garage in the heart of the city and a power house at Baina, on built own operate and transfer (BOOT) basis.

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SEC reservation proposal has no mention of ST candidates

PANAJI: Just as the State Election Commission (SEC) has recommended to the government holding of elections to the 30 wards of the Corporation of the City of Panaji on Sunday, March 13, 2011, a proposal from the Commission to the government as regards reservation of certain wards in various categories, has no mention about reserving any ward for the Scheduled Tribe community candidates. The new council at the CCP needs to be constituted by March 20, 2011.

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State to submit turtle protection plan to Centre

PANAJI: The state government, following the provisions of the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2011, issued by the Ministry for Environment and Forests last week, has decided to view the protection of the turtle nesting sites around the state with all seriousness.

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Kamat seeks report on police-drug mafia nexus

PANAJI/MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that he has sought a report from the home department as regards to death of Cipriano Canelio Fernandes, a 38-year old man from Moira, as well as the nexus between police and drug dealers even as the SP, South, has placed under suspension Arun Nagappa Dessai, a head constable of Margao police station, in the drug-related case.

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New direct tax code fair enough: Eduardo

PANAJI: Reacting to the Direct Tax Code Bill, which is before the Parliament and makes NRIs liable to pay tax if they stay in India for 60 days or more in a financial year as also stay in the country for 365 days or more in the preceding four financial years, the state NRI Commissioner, Mr Eduardo Faleiro on Wednesday said that the legislation is ‘fair enough’ and is being brought about to prevent those NRIs who stay in two or more countries, and refrain from paying tax to all the countries of their residence.

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Baina residents strongly object to dumping of mud on shore

VASCO: The residents of Baina in Vasco are up in arms against the dumping of mud on the Baina shore by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) authorities, thus spoiling the beauty of the beach in the port town.

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