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Panel for prizes of Rs 10 lakh each for best actor, actress

PANAJI:  The meeting of the governing council of the Entertainment Society of Goa, held on Thursday, deliberated on a report prepared by the expert committee as constituted by the ministry of information and broadcasting for improvement of the International Film Festival of India,

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NIT Goa to begin its classes from July 20

PANAJI:  Stating that the National Institutes of Technology have already received accreditation for their courses, thus getting these courses international recognition, the director of National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka, Prof Sandeep Sancheti said, “However, we have not marketed our potential rightly.”

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Two get 7-yr jail for rape

MARGAO: The assistant sessions judge, Ms Sherin Paul on Thursday sentenced two persons, Mathew Gomes, a resident of Varca and Dumiyana Bhagat, who were arrested by Colva police in connection with the rape of a 26-year-old girl from St Jose de Areal.

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Govt to decide on Shmnit Utsch soon

PANAJI: The fate of Shmnit Utsch India Private Ltd, which was awarded the contract for implementing the high security registration plates scheme in the state, hangs in the balance as the file will be placed before the state cabinet for a final decision as the advocate general has already given his opinion.

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Margao KTC bus stand bereft of dustbins

MARGAO: Travelling by public road transport is way of life for a majority of the people in the state. And a large number of them pass through the Margao’s Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus stand; most out of necessity.

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Centre may include caste in census

NEW DELHI:  The government could go in for inclusion of caste in census, according to indications that emerged on Wednesday from a meeting of the Union cabinet which decided to set up a group of ministers to discuss modalities in this regard.

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33 of marriage party killed in AP accident

HYDERABAD:  Tragedy struck a marriage party on Wednesday evening when 33 of its members, including 15 women and some children, were killed and 24 injured seriously as the van they were travelling in collided head-on with a lorry in Andhra Pradesh’s Adilabad district, the police said.

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Commercial tax commissioner vows to achieve revenue targets

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: Given the uphill task of meeting the highest ever collection of tax revenue of Rs 1,800 crore, the newly-appointed commissioner of commercial tax, Mr Sandip Jacques has initiated steps to not only meet the target but exceed it by at least Rs 22 crore

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