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Goa Pradesh Youth Cong elections today

PANAJI: The keenly contested elections to various new committees of the Goa Pradesh Youth Congress would be held in the state on Tuesday and Wednesday, as scheduled by the Indian Youth Congress election commission, with the main contest for the state level panel now being between veteran Youth Congress leaders, Ms Pratima Coutinho, Mr Jitesh Kamat and Ms Gauri Subhash Shirodkar.

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NIT-Goa gets lukewarm response

PANAJI: The Farmagudi-based National Institute of Technology (NIT), in the second year of its institution has admitted altogether 29 Goan students out of the total 47 students admitted at the first year, for the academic year 2011-12. 

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Congress high command summons Alemao brothers

PANAJI: The battle for tactical supremacy and ‘respect’ Sunday moved to the national capital with the main protagonists - the Alemao brothers - leaving for New Delhi by a late night flight after being "invited" by the Congress high command.

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GIDC chairman in a spot over transfer of Verna plot

BY NESHWIN ALMEIDA | NT

PANAJI: The illegal transfer of a plot at the Verna Industrial Estate to US-based Watson Pharma has left the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) chairman, Mr Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar open to charges of fraud and knowingly depriving the GIDC of nearly `87.5 lakh in revenue.

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Building debris threatening River Sal

By MICHAEL FISHER | NT NETWORK

MARGAO: Thousands of tonnes of building debris mixed with garbage have been dumped on the banks of River Sal more so in Mobor opposite the Captain of Ports office, and the debris is still being continued to be dumped.

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