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Crucial meet on medium of instruction today

PANAJI: The crucial meeting of the state authorities, various groups, central Congress leaders and the Union ministers to discuss the medium of instruction imbroglio would be held on Wednesday morning in New Delhi and a solution is expected to be announced soon thereafter.

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Orlim villagers find wages under NREGA too low

BY JOAO SOUSA M | NT
ORLIM: With just about a fortnight to go for the monsoons, the Orlim panchayat is battling against time to find labourers to carry out desilting of two major ponds in the village under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme even as the villagers find the wages under the scheme ‘too little.’

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Susanna, Saurabh top GCET 2011

PANAJI: The results for the Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2011 conducted by the directorate of technical education, earlier this month were announced with Susanna Thomas topping the medical list with 217 marks.

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Headmasters’ body in dilemma over ‘no detention’ circular

PANAJI: The Goa Headmasters’ Association (GHA) is in a dilemma over the acceptance of the ‘no detention’ circular issued by the director of education, Dr Celsa Pinto, as Monday morning it passed a resolution outrightly rejecting this circular in retrospective effect, while the association office bearers by afternoon went weak at the knees and agreed to the direction by Dr Pinto that the circular should be implemented from the academic year 2010-11, after guidelines to do so are issued in two days’ time. 

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