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Grants to English primary schools almost certain

PANAJI: It is almost certain that the Congress high command was likely to give its approval for giving grants to the English-medium primary schools in the state and a formal directive to the state government on the issue of medium of instruction was expected to be issued by Wednesday.

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Mickky’s sentence stayed

MARGAO: The assistant sessions judge, South Goa, Ms Sherin Paul on Monday granted stay on the sentence awarded to the former tourism minister and Benaulim MLA, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky in the case of assault on junior engineer of the electricity department.

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Up-market tourism could be a reality in Goa

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: Up-market tourism projects like a seven star floating hotel, eco-friendly hotels and marina could soon be a reality in the state with the Union Tourism Minister, Mr Subodh Kant Sahaye agreeing in principle to consider a few more projects under large revenue generating scheme of the Union government so as to upgrade the tourism infrastructure in the state.

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DTE rules out postponement of admissions to professional courses

PANAJI: Despite the mistakes in the mark sheets of the twelfth standard Goa board exams, the directorate of technical education has ruled out possibility of extension of date for submission of Form B and stated that the forms would be accepted from students desirous of joining professional courses only till the scheduled date of May 27.

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PMC meeting calls for collection

PONDA: The Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) meeting which was adjourned twice, finally concluded on Monday with the chairperson, Mr Kishore Naik and nine councillors stubbornly sticking to its March 28 meeting resolution that the Sopo collection should be done by the PMC itself and not to be assigned to any individual party.

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PMC CO, chief at loggerheads

PONDA: The chief officer, Mr Jayant Tari and the chairperson, Mr Kishore Naik of Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) were at loggerheaded on Monday once again at the PMC monthly meeting. This time it was over the issue of referring the PMC files and other correspondence.

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Tread cautiously while seeking admissions to US universities: USIEF

MARGAO: The executive director of the United States-India Education Foundation, Mr Adam Grotsky and the public affairs officer of the American centre in Mumbai, Ms Anne Grimes on Monday said that Indian students seeking to study in the United States should get the universities authenticated before applying for studies in the US to prevent the reoccurrence of fiasco which happened in the Tri-Valley University.

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