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Dempo Climate Change Awareness Prog for school students launched

PANAJI: The Vasudeva V Dempo Climate Change Awareness programme for Goan school students, a Dempo-TERI (The Energy Resource Institute) initiative was formally launched on Friday at Dempo House, Panaji. It coincides with the 75th birth anniversary of late Vasudeva V Dempo.

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Three more arrested for theft of raw sugar

PONDA: Ponda police arrested three more persons -- Jabir Khan, 25, Abdul Karim, 24, and Asif Khan, 27, all from Gogol, Margao, on Friday, in connection with the theft of raw sugar last month. Police had earlier arrested three accused in the same case.

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Vishwajit rejoins Congress

PANAJI: Mr Vishwajit Rane, the Health and Agriculture Minister in the state cabinet, has said that the future and growth lay for him in the Congress party and that he would stay in the Congress  and perhaps retire from public life after serving the party and help it in all possible means.

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Goa should prepare to face changing global scenario: Mouawad

PANAJI: Questioning as to whether there exists a collective drive between the state government and the business community in Goa, the first secretary (trade and investment) at the British Deputy High Commission, Mumbai, Mr Daniel Charles Mouawad on Thursday said that the world has changed a lot and Goa should use all key ingredients of trade and investment so as to position itself for facing the changing global scenario.

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3G mobile services launched in N Goa

PANAJI: The revolutionary 3G mobile services provided by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited were launched in North Goa by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, at a special function held here.

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Govt impetus to boost agriculture

PANAJI: The Agriculture Minister, Mr Vishwajit Rane on Thursday said that hiked allocation of more than Rs 51 crore, from Rs 27 odd crore in the previous financial year,

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Atala case was probed in professional manner: Bassi

PANAJI: The Director General of Police, Mr Bhim Sain Bassi has said that probe into drug related cases, particularly relating to Yaniv Benaim alias Atala, was carried out in a professional manner and that it got due attention of the senior officials in the supervisory capacity.

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Committee formed to manage urban planning

PANAJI: The government has constituted a committee of secretaries as per the guidelines of the Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) with the state Development Commissioner as its chairman and the secretary for Town and Country Planning and the secretary for Urban Development as its members.

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Confusion prevails over reserved seats in professional colleges

PANAJI: The seats in the state professional colleges, including engineering and pharmacy colleges, as reserved by the All-India Council for Technical Education for girl students and economically backward students are found to be merged in the general category of seats, thus creating confusion among parents and students.

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