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Calangute police in a fix for rounding up 29 girls

PANAJI: The Calangute police appeared to be facing the brunt for having acted on the complaints from the local community about the “illegal” activities involving women going in its jurisdiction and “rescuing” 29 girls who were allegedly being physically abused, last week.

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People barred from meeting incarcerated Mickky

PANAJI: Given the sensitivity of the case and the media glare that it has generated, the police were not allowing any person to meet the high-profile former tourism minister,  Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, now lodged in police custody at Calangute police station, saying that the meetings with outsiders was not permissible.

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Roy denies having ever met Atala or Lucky

PONDA: Mr Roy Naik on Saturday, brushed aside all allegations levelled against him, that he is involved in the drug mafia nexus, by stating that he has never ever met Atala, or anyone named Lucky, and further said that the issue is politically motivated.

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Three kidnapping cases in Bardez solved successfully

MAPUSA: Bardez was rocked by three kidnapping cases within the last one year. The first case was registered at Calangute, the second at Anjuna and the third at Mapusa police station. All three cases were solved successfully by the Goa police.

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Woman abducted in daylight at Vasco

VASCO: A woman was abducted by two unknown persons after stopping the car in which she was travelling along with her husband and daughter, near Jairam Nagar at Alto-Dabolim, on Saturday morning.

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Mahila mandals enlightened on vector-borne diseases

POINGUINNIM: Information, education and communication (IEC) activities were conducted by community health centre (CHC) for the members of Ponsulem mahila mandal, recently.
Mr Umesh Kholkar, extension educator gave a talk on vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya and also on water-borne diseases.

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Temple burgled at Bicholim

BICHOLIM: Some unknown persons effected entry into Mahalaxmi temple at Mulgaon by breaking the latch of the main door of the temple and decamped with articles, including ornaments and cash from fund box, all worth around Rs 60,000. The incident took place on Friday night.

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Woman robbed of gold chain at Porvorim

PANAJI: A young woman was the latest victim of the motorcycle-borne chain snatchers who struck again on Saturday afternoon after following her for some time at Alto-Torda, Porvorim.

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Mickky remanded to 7-day police custody

MARGAO:  Former tourism minister, Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, who had been arrested on Thursday in connection with the Nadia death case, was remanded to seven-day police custody on Friday.

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Goa seeks Centre’s help to control beach erosion

BY JOAO SOUSA M | NT NETWORK
PANAJI: The water resources department has submitted the names of 20 beaches to the Central Water and Power Research Centre for conducting a study to arrest seashore erosion, which has hit over 20-25 km of Goa’s coastline.

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