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Toll along NH, a raw deal for commuters

PANAJI: The possibility of having to pay toll through their nose for travelling along the national highways passing through the state has put vehicle owners on the offensive, holding the government responsible for failing to come out with a comprehensive plan to streamline flow of traffic.

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Snowfall in Europe affects tourist inflow

PANAJI: Heavy snowfall in Europe, which resulted in the closure of airports there, has had its effect in Goa too as quite a few charter flights from European countries, mainly from United Kingdom and Poland, were either cancelled or delayed for more than 24 hours.

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‘No request made by govt of Goa for inclusion in special category’

PANAJI: There is no request made officially by the government of Goa for granting it special category, revealed the Union Minister of State for Planning, Parliamentary Affairs, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, Mr V Narayanasamy to Mr Shantaram Naik, MP, in the Rajya Sabha, in a written reply to his question.

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Follow in footsteps of St Xavier: Cardinal Gracias

PONDA: Thousands of devotees from far and wide and cutting across religious borders on Friday gathered at Old Goa to solemnly participate in the masses and celebrate the feast of St Francis Xavier, venerated as Goencho Saib.

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Pensioners’ Day celebrated

PANAJI: All Goa Government Pensioners’ Association celebrated Pensioners’ Day-cum-annual-general body meeting on November 10, at Caritas Goa, Panaji.

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Be fearless, prayerful: Pope to Society of Pilar

PANAJI: In a special communiqué greeting the Society of Pilar on the occasion of the canonical approval of Goa based Indian Congregation, as Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right, Pope Benedict XVI, has exhorted the missionaries to be fearless, humble and prayerful.

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‘Moner Manush’ bags Golden Peacock Award

PANAJI: ‘Moner Manush’ (The Quest), an Indo-Bangladesh co-production directed by Goutam Ghose was awarded the coveted Golden Peacock Award and Rs 40 lakh cash prize at the concluding ceremony of the 41st edition of the International Film Festival of India on Thursday.

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Ravi reprimands cops over poor investigation into cases

PANAJI: The Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik on Thursday pulled up the police officials, especially the investigating officers and in-charge of the police stations, for failing to properly investigate the cases registered in their jurisdiction.

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