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Locals file complaint with Collector, police

MARGAO: Citizens of Colmorod on Friday filed a complaint with the Collector and the police alleging that more than 200 migrant labourers had set house in Communidade land and were causing a nuisance.

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Borim VP chief, dy polls on May 11

PONDA: After 45 days of Administrator’s Rule at the village panchayat of Borim, the villagers will be having new sarpanch and the deputy sarpanch in a special meeting scheduled on May 14, 2010.

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Improvement of standard of society need of the hour: CM

CANACONA:  The effort of our government would be to touch the hearts of the needy and the downtrodden of each and every person, irrespective of cast, creed and religion, said the Chief Minister Mr Digamber Kamat after inaugurating the foundation stone for beautification of Canacona Municipal town area at Canacona on Friday.

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Death sentence for Kasab

MUMBAI: Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab was on Thursday sentenced to death for the Mumbai terror attack by a special court which held that keeping him alive will be a “lingering danger” to society from a person who has no chance of reform.

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Police arrest Naxal leader, 17 others

PANAJI: Leader of Naxalite group Maowadi Trishul Manch (MTM), Shambhu Beck from Orissa who was wanted by the Orissa police in several cases of kidnapping, dacoity and armed robberies was on Thursday arrested by Goa police in a joint operation conducted by the Crime Branch, Dona Paula and the Anti-Narcotic Cell.

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CoP anticipates increase of Rs 6 crore in revenue

PANAJI: The Captain of Ports has revised the port dues after 13 years by amending the Goa, Daman and Diu Ports Rules, 1983. The Captain of Ports is expecting an increase in the revenue by Rs 6 crore, following the revision of rates.

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‘BJP will strive to bring party closer to minorities’

PANAJI: Stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party has already completed its political/ organisational planning for the 2014 Parliamentary elections, the national president of the BJP, Mr Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that as far as Goa is concerned, his party would work towards bridging the existing gap between it and the minorities in the state.

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Municipal areas to adopt renewable energy sources

PANAJI: The city of Panaji and thirteen other municipal areas in the state will soon receive a benefit of having renewable sources of energy, under the central government scheme, for which a Solar City Cell has already been set up and consultants nominated for preparing a related Master Plan.

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