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Demand for bribe: bus owners seek action against Dessai

PANAJI: A delegation of All Goa Bus Owners Association on Wednesday called on the director of transport, Mr Arun Dessai demanding action against the assistant director of transport, Mr Praladh Dessai for allegedly asking a bribe of Rs 80,000. However the association members had to return empty handed as Mr Dessai failed to give them any assurance.

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Improving connectivity will boost economic integration: Sidhu

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr S S Sidhu on Wednesday said that improving connectivity in the SAARC region, through co-operation in transport, energy, information technology and trade facilitation, would go a long way in further strengthening economic integration along with fast-tracking goods liberalisation under SAARC free trade agreement (SAFTA) and incorporating services and investments for liberalisation in the region.

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Another Manipuri nabbed in state

PANAJI: Goa police have nabbed another man wanted by the Manipur police in connection with a murder case. The accused, who was identified as Sapan Mohan Singh alias Boima,

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Vasco resident booked for rape

VASCO: Mormugao police on Wednesday evening registered an offence against a person for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl from Headland-Sada, which led to her pregnancy.

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The feast that heralds the harvesting season

BY FR CIPRIANO DA SILVA

ome the month of August and the entire village of Raia exuberates with the joy to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Snow, the patroness of the parish of Raia, since time immemorial.

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Development planning law proposed for Goa

MARGAO: The Council for Social Justice and Peace, after a sustained study of the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments and several state instruments of the Union has proposed a Development Planning Law for Goa in sync with the Constitution of India, announced its executive secretary, Fr Maverick Fernandes on Wednesday.

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Kavale Swamiji accorded ceremonial welcome at Mumbai

PANAJI: His Holiness Shrimat Shivanand Saraswati Swamiji of Shree Samasthana Goudpadacharya, Kavale Muth was given a ceremonial welcome when the Swamiji arrived to observe the annual four-month long ‘Chaturmas Vrata’ at Shri Kavale Muth, Banganga, Walkeshwar, Mumbai recently.

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Green signal to taxis, maxi cabs with less than 1,000 cc capacity

PANAJI: The government on Tuesday decided to cancel the decision taken by the State Transport Authority on September 6, 2007 as regards withdrawing permits of all taxis and maxi cabs having engine capacity below 1,000 cc, and allow tourist transport vehicles having engine capacities of 600 cc, 800 cc and so on, to operate in the state.

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Newly-built central library will be the best in Asia: CM

PANAJI: The newly-built central library of the state would be the best in Asia and a centre of knowledge, informed the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, while responding to the issues raised by the members of the state legislative assembly during discussion on demands for art and culture, museum departments held by him.

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