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MPT to re-allow berthing of chemical vessels

VASCO: The Mormugao Port Trust on Saturday decided to allow berthing of vessels carrying supplies of ammonia and phosphorous acid at the port on conditions that ZIL would be fully responsible for ensuring safety in this regard by complying with all necessary norms.

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No proposal of shifting Goa naval base: Pillai

PANAJI: The flag officer commanding Goa area and flag officer naval aviation, Rear Admiral Sudhir Pillai on Saturday said that the new integrated terminal at the civilian enclave of Dabolim airport as well as the expansion work of the airport are well underway and the first phase of the work has already reached level 2, while the second phase all set to start soon.

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Sopte and Patnekar join Congress

PANAJI: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday received yet another jolt, the second in a little over fortnight, after its legislator from Pernem, Mr Dayanand Sopte, quit his seat in the assembly as well as from the party to join with the ruling Congress party.

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Vanxekars want Development

BY GLENN COSTA | NT
Divar and Vanxim islands are two picturesque islands just a few kilometers and a ferry ride off the capital. A ferry connects Panaji to Divar and from there another ferry connects Divar to Vanxim. 

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Mayem needs a push forward

by RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT
BICHOLIM: Development has eluded the Mayem village for one reason or the other. The village, which comprises of 11 wards, lacks even basic amenities. The negligent attitude of government towards this village  has been quite surprising.

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