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State govt plays Santa Claus to farmers

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: The agriculture department has a number of schemes for promotion of agriculture, including providing subsidy for purchase of tractors, for setting up drip irrigation system, fencing, setting up greenhouses, etc besides giving guidance to the farmers in crop management, etc under various programmes of the state and the central government.

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Cops suggest police verification for migrants entering state

BY ROQUE DIAS | NT
PONDA: The increasing number of criminal acts occurring in the state, most of which are perpetrated by criminal gangs from other states, is posing a serious challenge to the state police.
It was said that the tenant verification system has failed in keeping a check on the floating population.

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Gold worth Rs 1 lakh missing

VASCO: The brutal assault by unknown assailants on the elderly couple, which left the 70-year-old woman dead and her 75-year-old husband in a critical condition, in their bungalow at Alto-Dabolim on Thursday, took a new twist as the gold ornaments worth more than Rs 1 lakh, which was on the persons of the elderly victims  is reported missing by the family members.

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Torcatto to probe plaint against DySP

PANAJI: DySP (Foreigners Branch), Ms Reena Torcatto has been assigned the job of investigating the alleged sexual abuse case, wherein a lady police constable attached to the Crime Investigation Department/Crime Branch, Dona Paula, has lodged a complaint with the Superintendent of Police, Crime, Mr Mangaldas Dessai, informed the public relation officer.

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