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20% mangroves along Galgibaga river destroyed in October floods

BY ASHOKKUMAR DESAI |NT
CANACONA: Around twenty per cent of mangroves along the banks of Mashem-Galgibgaga-Tolpona river were destroyed in October 2009 floods. The floods also damaged twenty five per cent of other plants alongside the river.

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Surprise checks conducted in various parts of state

PANAJI/ MARGAO/VASCO: Goa police carried out surprise nakabandis in North district at various entry and exit points of the district, revealed the North Superintendent of Police, Mr Arvind Gawas,  this evening.

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Vasco police on lookout for suspect in welder’s murder case

VASCO: No breakthrough has been achieved yet in the murder of a welder which was reported at Shantinagar in Vasco couple of days ago. The Vasco police are suspecting the involvement of one Gabbar who was a close friend of the 23-year-old welder.

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US, UK, Australia, Canada warn of terror attacks in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The US, Australia, Canada and Britain on Saturday issued fresh advisories warning of “imminent” terror attacks in crowded markets of the capital, including Connaught Place, Greater Kailash and Chandni Chowk, describing them as “attractive targets” for terrorists.

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J&K team may quiz state excise officials

PANAJI: Close on the heels of Central Bureau of Investigating officials raiding a distillery, a team of the officials of the Jammu and Kashmir police and administration are likely to question the officials of the Goa excise department to get to the bottom of the multi-crore excise duty evasion scam involving the two states.

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PM for dramatic reform in legal education system

NEW DELHI:  Dubbing the country’s legal education system as “a sea of institutionalised mediocrity”, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday  called for a “dramatic reform” of this sector to eliminate the shortcomings.

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UN body probing radiation leak

NEW DELHI: The UN atomic watchdog sought more information from India about mishandling of radioactive material by the Delhi University on Saturday  as the country’s nuclear regulator conducted inspections at the varsity campus.

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Earthenware still in demand

BY ERVIN FONSECA
MAPUSA: Despite the flood of modern cooking appliances, potters or Kumbhars from Bardez taluka selling their wares at Mapusa are optimistic about their trade and refuse to be edged out by people’s craze for hi-fi cooking appliances.

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Govt criticised for liberal concessions to corporates, MNCs

PANAJI: Thousands of workers, working in government departments, corporations, banks, industries, factories, mines, ports and docks, celebrated May Day - 2010 (International Working Class Day), by marching through the city of Margao, decked with colourful posters and banners, shouting slogans denouncing the faulty economic policies of the Government at the Centre and in the state.

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GCP to focus on community pharmacy

PANAJI: The Goa College of Pharmacy (GCP), is all set to divide focus of its education between the Industrial pharmacy and the community pharmacy, as was prevalent during the pre-Liberation days, when the courses in pharmacy and medicine were taught under the roof of Escola Medico-Cirurgica de Nova Goa.

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