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17 more services to go online on Dec 19

PANAJI: The Commercial Tax department would add 17 more services to the e-service initiative of the state government on December 19, 2010, to mark the golden jubilee celebrations of Goa’s Liberation from colonial rule.

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Theft cases: 11 held in Margao

MARGAO: The Margao town police have arrested eleven persons, including three minors, in connection with some theft cases reported in their jurisdiction.

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Aurangabad resident found dead at Calangute

PANAJI: A 23-year-old resident of Usmanpur, Aurangabad, Jamil Hakim Shaikh, was found murdered at the room of a guest house in  Calangute, when the guest house contractor, Mr Sunil Singh, went to see the three who had checked in after the check-out time was over on Thursday.

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Two saved from drowning

PANAJI: Two persons, including a boy, was saved from drowning at two different places in the state, by the lifeguards of the Surf Life Saving Goa on Thursday.

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‘Govt has implemented schemes for empowerment of women’

PANAJI: The Minister for Panchayati, Mr Manohar Azgaonkar, said that the government has implemented various schemes for the empowerment of women in the state and called on the women to work together to avail the benefit of these schemes.

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Mauvin for Dabolim women’s federation

VASCO: The Deputy Speaker of State Legislative Assembly, Mr Mauvin Godinho, on Thursday, stressed the need for forming a federation of women in the Dabolim constituency in order to empower the women at the grass-root level.

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Importance of nutritious food for healthy life stressed

PANAJI: The community food and nutrition extension unit, in association with Food and Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development, government of India, organised a two-day orientation training course in nutrition and health from December 6 to 8, at Community hall, Cuncolim. The course was conducted in coordination with ICDS Project Salcete.

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Land acquisition policy by Dec-end: CM

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Wednesday announced that the state would have a land acquisition policy by the end of this month, even as he said that the new policy would be implemented from the beginning of the New Year.

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No proper mechanism in Goa to check foetal sex determination

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT NETWORK
PANAJI: Although the statistics of the health department reveal that the male/female sex ratio was falling in the state over the years, there does not appear to be a solid mechanism to properly check the sex selection by the parents and selective medical termination of pregnancies.

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Fatal accident claims one more life

QUEPEM: Another gruesome fatal accident and an alleged cover up, apathy and insensitiveness by the authorities had locals up in arms and threatening retribution and prolonged agitation against speeding mining trucks, on Wednesday evening.

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