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Trees uproot in Margao

MARGAO: The heavy pre-monsoon showers that hit Margao on Thursday night, left the Margao Municipal Council in a tight spot, as several cases of water logging at different locations were reported, along with choked drains and property of around ` 1 lakh was lost as trees uprooted and fell.

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Obstruction plaint filed at Pernem

PANAJI: Mr Mittu Mujawar has filed a complaint at the Pernem police station, on May 25, against Ms Teotonia Gracia Pereira, a resident of Siolim, who claims to be the owner of the land where the dargah of Hazrat Ali Ibrahim pir Baba (tomb) is located at Pernem.

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One hurt as car turns turtle

VASCO: A woman sustained grievous injury, while her husband and son had a miraculous escape, when the car in which they were traveling skidded and turned turtle on the Dabolim airport highway on Friday morning.

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DRAG holds candlelight dharna

PANAJI: Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) held a candlelight dharna of disabled persons on May 30, at Azad Maidan in Panaji, to highlight the neglect of the disabled by the state government. Members of the Goa Association for the Deaf also attended the candlelight dharna.

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Guirdolim beat Rossman Cruz

MARGAO: Guirdolim Sports Club registered a solitary goal victory against Rossman Cruz SC to move into the next round of St Anthony’s Festival Soccer in an exciting match played at Assolda grounds on Friday.

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Anurag senior chess champion

PANAJI: Anurag Mhamal, a student of People’s High School, Panaji emerged state chess champion in the senior’s category on the third occasion by scoring 8 points from 11 rounds as he defeated Avinash Malwankar in the final round of the tournament, organised by Goa Chess Association jointly with Sports Authority of Goa and Clube Tennis de Gasper Dias at Miramar.

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NHRC seeks reply from Goa govt on Cavrem atrocities

PANAJI/MARGAO: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the state Chief Secretary, Mr Sanjay Srivastava and the Director General of Police, Dr Aditya Arya on the alleged human rights violation during the anti-mining agitation in Cavrem village.

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Munde to update PM on Balli episode

PANAJI: The deputy leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha, Mr Gopinath Munde will meet the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to brief him about the “atrocities committed on the Goan tribals on May 25, wherein two tribal youth were burnt alive in a fire set to two buildings belonging to a co-operative society run for the benefit of the Scheduled Tribes.”

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