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Foster care scheme: CRG director stresses on monitoring mechanism

PANAJI: The Chief Secretary, Mr Sanjay Srivastava stated that the government, civil society, non government organisations and the corporate sector should work together as a family to provide a fulfilling and healthy environment for the child’s growth and overall development

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Tanker carrying oil sludge seized at Vasco

VASCO: In a joint operation conducted by Vasco police and Customs on Saturday evening, a tanker containing oil sludge was detained outside the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) gate for absence of the requisite documents.

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Artists give final touches to idols of Goddess Durga

VASCO: With the nine-day auspicious Navratras round the corner, hectic preparations are going on in full swing in Vasco with artisans from West Bengal giving final touches to idols of Goddess Durga. Some of the artists had come down to Vasco from West Bengal about 2 months ago.

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History-sheeter gets two-day police custody

PANAJI: History-sheeter, Michael Fernandes, against whom nearly 30 offences of different nature were registered in different police stations in the state was brought to Panaji town police station for verification, informed the in charge of Panaji police station, Mr Sandesh Chodankar.

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BMC chief calls for welfare of senior citizens

BICHOLIM: The chairperson of Bicholim Municipal Council, Mr Satish Gaonkar has called upon social organisations to initiate measures towards the welfare of elderly. He was speaking at the second foundation day of Baba Savaikar Seva Trust’s Second Innings, an old age care centre at Bicholim recently.

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Goa should have health varsity: medical personnel

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG
PANAJI: There is a growing feeling among the medical personnel that Goa too should have a university of health sciences with an aim to ensure proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in modern medicine and Indian systems of medicine in the state.

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World recognises power of non-violence: CM

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said it is from the freedom struggle in India that the world has recognised the power of non-violence as a mighty weapon to fight against oppressive and domineering regime.

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To brand Cuncolim revolt not freedom struggle is unpatriotic: Shantaram

PANAJI: Coming down heavily on those who misinterpret the sacrifices of the ancestors of Cuncolim Gaoncar who fought valiantly against the oppression of Portuguese agents, the Rajya Sabha MP, Mr Shantaram Naik has said that those who do not consider the 16th century revolt as freedom struggle are unpatriotic.

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Charge sheet in Anjuna kidnapping case filed

MAPUSA: After thorough investigation and collection of evidence, the Anjuna PI, Mr Manjunath Dessai, on Friday, before the JMFC, Mapusa, filed the charge sheet in the kidnapping case, involving Mr Starling D’Souza, that occurred on July 3.

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