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Bus strike called off

PANAJI: The private bus owners have called off their bus strike on November 22, following the intervention of the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Sunday morning.

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Colva gram sabha adjourned due to lack of quorum

MARGAO: The gram sabha of the Colva panchayat, which was scheduled to be held on Sunday was adjourned and rescheduled for December, due to lack of quorum. As many five panchas remained absent.

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3-tier security for IFFI-2010: SP

PANAJI: The Goa police are geared up to provide complete security for the International Film Festival of India in the city, with three-tier security arrangements for the event.

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Cm attributes success of Co-op movement to rural workers

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat attributed success of the cooperative movement in Goa to the sincere and dedicated work of co-operators in rural areas. He said cooperative sector has taken strong roots in Goa.

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Mapusa MLA slams govt over highway widening

MAPUSA: Mapusa MLA, Mr Francis D’Souza lashed out at the government for trying to make the lives of the common man miserable by imposing unnecessary projects on them which would not only put them to a great deal of hardship but even bring about a heavy toll fee structure.

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Dr Luis Gomes library opened amidst protest

MARGAO: The inauguration of the Dr Francis Luis Gomes district library on Sunday evening was overshadowed by a protest by quite a few locals bearing placards and demanding jobs for people in the ward.

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‘Film Finance Scheme extremely successful’

PANAJI: Stating that the initiative taken by the Goan youth in producing films has been the biggest achievement of the state government vis-à-vis hosting the International Film Festival of India for past six years, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Saturday said that the state Film Finance Scheme has become tremendously successful, with demands made for more budgetary support under the same.

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Benaulim drain issue gets murkier

MARGAO: The controversy over the construction of a drain at Pulwaddo in Benaulim took a serious turn with around 150 persons gathering at the site to protest the starting of the work.

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