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BJP demands FIR against CM, Mauvin, Philip

PANAJI: The Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday, demanded that the police immediately register a first information report (FIR) against the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, the Revenue Minister, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza and the deputy speaker, Mr Mauvin Godinho for fraudulently dropping the acquisition of land at Dabolim; the land being earlier acquired for the expansion of the airport.

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Web has changed education, governance: Sam Pitroda

PANAJI: Sam Pitroda’s ingenious methodology saw telecommunication in India undergoing a rapid and drastic change. In Goa, to talk on the concluding day of the Think Fest, Sam spoke of how technology leads to social transformation by creating connectivity, decentralisation and democratisation. He was speaking on the lecture ‘Tech Adventures in a Democracy.’

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Tribals forced to choose between police, naxals: Kopa Kunjam

PANAJI: The adivasi youth leader, Kopa Kunjam, has been working with Vanvasi Chetana Ashram (VCA) to give justice to the tribal villages of Dantewada and Bijapur in the Dandakaranya forest area of Chhattisgarh. Just released from 21 months of imprisonment, Kopa along with the social activist for the VCA, Himanshu Kumar expressed the brutal treatment of the tribals in the Dantewada region at the Think fest.

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