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Migrants’ contribution cannot be overlooked: CM

PANAJI:  The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat inaugurated Goa Study Group in the distinguished presence of Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Faleiro, who presided over the function at Dona Paula on Saturday.

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Roads will be broadened to transport ore

By Joseph Lewis D’Silva
Our forests are raped our mountains are bleeding, needless to say that it is due to mining. Really, State’s negligence to check illegal digging has boosted ore plundering. Flora and fauna of Goa is a beauty and it is our duty to preserve it for posterity. Forests are to land what lungs are to men.

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Property worth Rs 4 lakh gutted at Bicholim

BICHOLIM:  A house belonging to Mr Gurudas Kerikar, a resident of Van, Bicholim and former deputy sarpanch of Van-Mavlingem village panchayat was gutted when a fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday.

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Gadkari blames govt’s wrong economic policy for high prices

PANAJI: Stating that wrong economic policy and bad governance of the United Progressive Alliance government are responsible for skyrocketing the inflation in the country to 11 per cent, as against that in the neighbouring countries from China to Indonesia and Malaysia to Hong Kong still remaining within 2 per cent,

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David Cameron close to forming new coalition govt in UK

LONDON: Conservative leader Mr David Cameron on Friday moved ahead with efforts to stake claim to form a coalition government in Britain by roping in king-maker Liberal Democrats, even as defeated Labour Premier Mr Gordon Brown attempted to dig his heels for another term.

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3 Naxalites remanded to 6-day police custody

PANAJI: Three Naxalites belonging to Maowadi Trishul Manch (MTM) or Maowadi Trishul Mazdoor Manch (MTMM), who were arrested on Thursday, were remanded to 6-day police custody on Friday while the remaining 15 who were held on suspicion have been released on bail by the Sub Divisional Magistrate in Mapusa.

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Pricing should be handled by govt, says Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Billionaire Mr Mukesh Ambani on Friday emerged victorious in the battle with younger brother Mr Anil with the Supreme Court rejecting a plea for cheap gas, saying a national asset should be priced only by the government.

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Inquiry by Finance Secretary is right on track: Chief Secretary

PANAJI: Stating that the Commissioner of the excise department, Mr Sandeep Jacques was transferred from his post so as to make the ongoing inquiry into the alleged excise/ alcohol scam more transparent, the Chief Secretary, Mr Sanjay Srivastava on Friday

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