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Deshprabhu held in illegal mining case

PANAJI: The Nationalist Congress Party general-secretary and former  MLA, Mr Jitendra Deshprabhu was arrested by the crime branch in the illegal mining case after the sessions court rejected  his anticipatory bail plea  on Thursday.

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Scheme to check declining child sex ratio in Goa

PANAJI: Concerned over the falling female sex ratio at birth in the state, the state government has proposed to implement the security scheme for the girl child to increase  the sex ratio under which the government would invest an amount of Rs 25,000 in the fix deposit in a nationalised bank in the name of every girl born in the state on April 1, 2011.

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Nagpanchami celebrated

PANAJI: Nagpanchami, the festival dedicated to snakes and falling on the fifth day of the moonlit-fortnight in the holy month of Shravan was celebrated in Goa on Thursday.

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MMC revokes licence for construction at Costa ground

MARGAO: The Margao Municipal Council (MMC) on Thursday revoked the construction licence issued for a project at Costa ground, Aquem.
The MMC chief officer, Mr Prasanna Acharya said the licence has been revoked following the resolution taken by the MMC in their last meeting.

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