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Muslim groups reject Sonsoddo site for kabrastan

MARGAO: Muslim groups, at a press conference held in Margao on Sunday, rejected the Sonsoddo site as unacceptable for a kabrastan. This 30,000 sq mt-odd area is being mooted for a burial ground for all communities, including Muslims, after a Margao Municipal Council resolution asked the authorities to acquire the land.

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Police to head Mumbai in cheating case

PANAJI: Goa police will leave for Mumbai in connection with the arrest of Kadri Haroon, from Mumbai for his alleged involvement in the internet ‘lottery’ cheating case, revealed the Panaji town PSI, Mr Ratnakar Kalangutkar.

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Emergency training will ensure safer work places: D’Souza

PANAJI: Minister for Factories and Boilers, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza, has stressed the need for the Emergency Preparedness (EP) training for the first responders in industry, to give proper first aid to the accident victimand save life.

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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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