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50% of FDA-inspected hotels lack basic hygiene

PANAJI: Nearly 50 per cent of the hotels in the state which have been recently inspected by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) inspectors, lack the basic hygienic conditions.

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State has been constantly pursuing Mhadei issue with Centre, says Kamat

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that the process for setting up the tribunal to settle the dispute between Goa and Karnataka over the diversification of water by the later from Mhadei basin would be speeded up, in view of the Supreme Court directions to the Union government.

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Rains threaten paddy crop in Canacona

POINGUINNIM: With the rains lashing the state and more so the taluka of Canacona, the farmers in different parts of the taluka have expressed worry over the fate of their paddy crop, which is likely to be ready for harvesting within the next 10 to 15 days.

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Cong to support 13 candidates in Mapusa

MAPUSA: The Congress, on Tuesday, declared its support to 13 candidates, who are contesting from 13 wards in Mapusa. The party has not put any candidate in ward numbers 4 and 15, and will neither back anyone in these two wards.

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Bid to target short film centre raises questions

By Derek Almeida | NT
PANAJI: By getting the Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to scrap the T-20 contest, the Federation of Film Fraternity Goa (FFFG) may have won round one in its battle against the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), but questions over why it is targeting the short film centre still remain unanswered.

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83% voter turnout in Valpoi

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG & ABDULLA KHAN | NT
PANAJI/VALPOI: Voters turned out in large numbers, sealing the fate of Congress nominee, Mr Vishwajit Rane and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Mr Santosh Haldankar despite rains at regular intervals and overcast conditions prevailing in Valpoi where by-poll was held to elect the new representative of the people of the constituency.

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Law on accountability of govt employees under consideration

PANAJI: The Goa Law Commission is contemplating enactment of a legislation, which will work in tandem with the Right to Information Act 2005 and the proposed Lokayukta Act, so as to bring total transparency in the functioning of the government administration.

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FFFG decides to suspend stir

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG) has decided to suspend its agitation after an assurance from the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat that ‘T-20 of Indian Cinema’ contest would be discontinued from International Film Festival of India,

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