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Accused in Mapusa hit-and-run case nabbed

MAPUSA: Tukaram Ahir, 40, a resident of Dangui colony, Mapusa who was involved in an accident on last Saturday, killing Vijay Shirodkar from Mapusa near the municipality was nabbed by the Mapusa police on Tuesday.

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Complaint filed against former Gaondongrem VP sarpanch

POINGUINNIM: The president of the communidade of Gaondongrem, Mr Chandrasekhar G Desai, filed a complaint before the Directorate of Panchayats, against the former Gaondongrem sarpanch, Mr Ashok Bhiva Velip, for allegedly issuing an illegal and fabricated NOC of communidade land to Vasu Deu Gaonkar of Ziltawadi.

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St Francis Xavier novenas from today

PANAJI: The annual feast of Saint Francis Xavier will be celebrated on December 3, at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa. The 9-day Novena to Saint Francis Xavier will get underway from November 24 to December 2.

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Mario Menezes’ audio CD ‘Music’ released

PANAJI: Mario Menezes released his fourth Konkani audio album ‘Music’ at the hands of the PWD Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao, on the occasion of his 25th production ‘Futtleli Boxi’ at Gomant Vidya Niketan, Margao recently.

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IFFI-2010 begins in Goa

PANAJI: Observing that the world has become a "small home" through films, the Railways Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that she supports the Indian filmmakers in their opposition to the immense tax burden faced by them, and would take up the case with the Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee her colleague in the central cabinet.

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Highway meet dumps alignments

MARGAO: A widely attended meeting at Margao’s Lohia Maidan, called by the National Highway Diversion Action Committee threatened to intensify the agitation against the proposed national highway widening with the present alignments.

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HSRP: Govt, Shimnit trade blows

BY JOAO SOUZA | NT

PANAJI: The state government issued show cause notice to Shimnit Utsch India Pvt Ltd on November 2, with regard to the high security registration plate seeking to know why the concession agreement dated February 29, 2008 should not be terminated.

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HC admits petition filed by Chitralekha

PANAJI: The single judge bench of High Court of Bombay at Goa comprising of Mr Justice N A Britto admitted the petition filed by Chitralekha challenging the issuance of process in pursuance of a complaint filed by the Sanatan Sanstha for the publication of alleged defamatory articles against it.

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