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Charter passengers in a fix

PANAJI: In the past three to four days charter passengers who have purchased air tickets of other airlines to fly out of Goa are in for a rude shock as the Goa immigration is not allowing them to board other airlines.

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Government signs MoU with UIDAI to allot unique ID numbers to Goans

PANAJI: With the state government entering into an agreement with the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday, Goa would become the first state in the country to be fully covered under the project and its citizens given ID cards.

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Sports merit marks: Goa Board issues circular to schools

PANAJI: As a step towards implementing the provisions of the State Sports Policy 2009 related to the sports merit marks, the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHS) has issued a circular to all recognised secondary and higher secondary schools,

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Govt focusing on rural development: Kamat

VALPOI: The UPA government is focusing on the development of villages and my government is following in its footsteps, said the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat after inaugurating the Velus bridge at Valpoi.

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Four arrested in Marcel temple theft

PONDA: In a major breakthrough, the Ponda police on Thursday arrested four persons –including the receiver of the stolen booty, allegedly involved in the last year’s Marcel-based temple burglary and recovered the part of the booty worth around Rs 1.5 lakh.

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Nationwide tax raids on IPL franchises

NEW DELHI: In a nationwide raid, Income Tax sleuths on Wednesday swooped down on the offices of IPL franchisees Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers and Kings XI and also on companies handling the broadcast rights of the cash-rich cricket League.

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ED files case against IPL for FEMA violation

MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case against the cash-awash Indian Premier League (IPL) under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to inquire into unauthorised transfer of foreign funds, ED sources said on Wednesday.

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Modi questions legality of IPL meet

NEW DELHI: A defiant Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner, Mr Lalit Modi on Wednesday made it clear that he will not attend the April 26 IPL Governing Council meeting convened apparently to decide his fate, saying he considers it “unauthorised” and threatened to disclose the stake-holding pattern of the teams in the league.

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US warns of terror attacks in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: The US embassy on Wednesday warned of possible terror attacks in popular Delhi markets like Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place and asked its citizens to be “maintain high level of vigilance.”

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Explanation sought from GU over B grade accorded by NAAC

PANAJI: The downslide of the Goa University, which saw the university being recently accorded B Grade by the National Assessment Accreditation Council, has been seriously viewed by the government, and an explanation sought from the GU in this respect.

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