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Quepem ‘Jalkunds’ to boost chilli farming

By Joao Sousa M | NT NETWORK

PANAJI: Cultivation of chillies and lady’s finger on hilly areas in Quepem will receive a shot in the arm as the pilot project for their commercial cultivation will begin in the ensuing rabi season.

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Breast operations top list of cancer surgeries at GMC

By Abdul Rauf Beig | NT NETWORK

PANAJI: Breast cancer operations continue to be the largest number of cancer-related operations performed by the surgeons at the Goa Medical College, with their number being 198 of 430 cancer operations in the year 2009 corresponding approximately to 46 per cent while the number of breast cancer operations in the current year until September 18 was 75 from among 152 cancer-related operations done, accounting for 49 per cent.

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Govt accused of biased reservations

MARGAO: A panel of independents formed to contest the Margao municipal elections has alleged that houses have been systematically removed from one area and put in other areas for political gain.

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State asked to furnish compliance report on water supply to Porvorim

PANAJI: The Division Bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa constituting of Mr Justice D G Karnik and Mr Justice F M Reis has directed the state to furnish details of compliance with its earlier orders concerning the regular water supply to the areas of Porvorim and Socorro in Bardez.

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Benaulim candidate Alemao asks detractors not to appoint proxies

MARGAO: Reacting to the news of another candidate for Benaulim constituency and a potential rival for his daughter, the PWD Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao on Monday challenged his detractors and opponents in the Congress to cross swords directly and not through proxies.

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Drive against bogus ration cards from Oct 15: Pilernkar

PANAJI: The directorate of Civil Supplies will initiate a drive against bogus ration card holders from October 15 in the state. However, sufficient time would be allotted to submit and surrender such cards till October 14 to the said department or the concerned taluka mamlatdars or talathis, informed the director of Civil Supplies, Mr Gurudas Pilernkar on Monday.

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Monserrate’s son summoned by HC

PANAJI: The division bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa comprising of Mr Justice D G
Karnik and Mr Justice F M Reis issued notice to Mr Amit Monserrate, son of Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) and the North Goa Planning
and Development Authority (NGPDA), to appear before it.

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2 brothers killed in Ribandar accident

PANAJI: Two brothers, Mr Pritam Gawas (20) and Mr Shivaji Gawas (30) from Dodamarg died on the spot when a speeding tourist bus rammed into their Activa scooter near an ice factory at Ribandar early Monday morning, informed the sub-divisional police officer, Mr Deu Banavalikar.

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Goa police facilitated Atala’s escape, says BJP

PANAJI: Reacting to certain press reports that the wanted drug dealer, Yaniv Benaim alias Atala has escaped to Israel, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said that the criminal, who was released on bail by the court, managed to escape with the full understanding of the police department, and the Red Corner notice was issued by the police only after Atala had reached his destination.

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