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HC to hear Lyndon bail plea on June 14

PANAJI: Application for anticipatory bail filed in the High Court of Bombay at Goa by Mr Lyndon Monteiro apprehending his arrest has been fixed for hearing on June 14, 2010.

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Smaller nations beat Goa in brand building: Desai

By Michael Fisher
PANAJI:  The tourism industry in facing a challenging year ahead due to poor brand building, lack of a proper advertisement campaign, and allegedly a strong link between corruption and the system, a section of tourism sources opined. None of this will come as any surprise to most Goans, they said.

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Freedom fighters submit memorandum to CM

PANAJI: A joint delegation comprising of All Goa Freedom Fighters Forum for Social Justice and Mapusa Jana Jagruti Samiti met the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat recently and presented him with a memorandum as regards certain demands including widening the scope of the existing Freedom Fighters Welfare committee.

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Collem police arrest two in truck theft case

PONDA: The Collem police on Wednesday arrested two persons, whose names were disclosed as Prashant Narayan Matonkar and Malikjan Sanaulla Arkati, both involved in a truck theft case which occurred at Palaskata Mollem.

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Mickky’s anticipatory bail plea rejected

MARGAO/PANAJI: The additional district and session judge, South Goa, Mr B P Deshpande on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail application moved by former tourism minister, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, even as the police named Mr Pacheco and his OSD, Mr Lyndon Monteiro as accused in the Nadia death case.

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Lyndon moves HC for anticipatory bail

PANAJI: An application for anticipatory bail has been filed by Mr Lyndon Monteiro, OSD of former tourism minister, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco, in the High Court of Bombay at Goa apprehending his arrest in connection with the death of Nadia Torrado.

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Centre gives green signal to Mopa airport

NEW DELHI:  The government on Thursday approved the setting up of a greenfield international airport in Mopa area of Goa through private participation and decided not to close down commercial operations at the existing Dabolim airport.

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CM hails Centre’s decision

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has welcomed the decision of the central government to permit construction of greenfield airport at Mopa and simultaneously allow the Dabolim airport to co-exist, once the new airport was commissioned.

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41 cases of hill cutting and filling of low-lying areas

PANAJI: The two flying squads formed by the government to check hill cutting and filling of low-lying areas have so far received 43 complaints from both the districts of the state and promptly acted issuing stop work in 41 cases, while two complaints were found to be false and did not warrant any action.

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