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GMC investigating medicine, appliance pilferage by staff

PANAJI: The Goa Medical College authorities have begun investigations into alleged pilferage of medicine, syringes, surgical appliances, etc by the staff of the premier medical institution in the state, after some persons "brought" to their notice that ‘goods’ from GMC were being taken away by the staff.

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Aleixo urges Ramesh to stop Mhadei water diversion

PANAJI: The state Environment Minister, Mr Aleixo Sequeira has urged the Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Mr Jairam Ramesh, to direct the Karnataka government to forthwith stop the work on diversion of water from Mhadei basin.

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Setback for vegetable supply in state

PANAJI: The state government’s effort to supply vegetables to the people through Goa State Horticulture Development Corporation suffered a severe jolt after a crowd of over 350 persons, including traders from Belgaum and others destroyed 130 tonne of vegetables valued at over `35 lakh in Belgaum, informed the chairman of the corporation, Mr Sankalp Amonkar.

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Navelim farmers demand scrapping of land acquisition

MARGAO: Navelim farmers under the banner of Salpem Tollem Xetkaramcho Ekvott, on Tuesday, took out a morcha in Margao demanding scrapping of the acquisition of paddy fields and putting an immediate stop to the release of waste, which is polluting the Salpem lake.

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NCP will strengthen base in state: Chavan

VASCO: Stating that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has fulfilled its promise given to the women in the state by forming a women’s wing and appointing Ms Fermeena Khaunte as its president, the national secretary of NCP’s women wing, Ms Bharati Chavan, on Tuesday, said that the NCP would strengthen its base in Goa, before the forthcoming Assembly elections by building women power in all the 40 constituencies.

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Bail plea moved in headless body case

MARGAO: Vivek Dhamkley arrested by Maina Curtorim police in connection with the murder of Sultan Suleman of Bellari, whose headless body was found at Mungali on January 11, moved his bail application before sessions court on Tuesday.

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Old Goa police clueless in Chimbel teen’s murder

PANAJI: The Old Goa police are still clueless in the brutal murder of the Chimbel teenager, Amitabh Borkar, but are hopeful of achieving a breakthrough in the case as soon as possible, said police inspector, Mr Francisco Corte.

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Teen found murdered at Merces

PANAJI: The Sub Divisional Police Officer and the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mr Deu Banavlikar Monday informed that a teenager from Chimbel, Amitabh Arun Borkar (19) was found brutally murdered near a fountain in Merces, next to the Hindu crematorium, in the wee hours of Monday.

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