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Britona residents stage rasta roko

PANAJI: The residents of Britona staged a rasta rook, on Thursday  morning, against the dumping and cutting of the scrap obtained while   the River Princess is being broken, in the Customs demarcated area, below the Madovi bridge.

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Increased budget allocation aimed at boosting maritime sector: Pillai

VASCO: The Flag Officer Commanding Goa Naval area, Rear Admiral Sudhir Pillai said that the new maritime agenda 2010-20 with the budgetary allocation of Rs 500,000 crore, up from the Rs 100,000 crore, allocated to the earlier National Maritime Development Plan which ends in 2012, would provide a roadmap for the development of the maritime sector.

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World Health Day observed in state

PANAJI: Health Minister, Mr Vishwajit Rane said that the government is committed to provide good health care to the people of Goa and therefore urged the government doctors to discuss and debate the issue of improvement of management of drugs.

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Debate on adjournment motion beyond purview of House, says Speaker

PANAJI: The proceedings of the state legislative assembly were disrupted for the second day in succession by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of continuance of Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate in the cabinet after his detention by the Customs authorities for attempting to carry excess foreign currency abroad recently.

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Academic audit committee submits report to Governor

PANAJI: The High Level Academic Audit Committee constituted by the Governor and Chancellor of Goa University to study the past achievements of the Goa University and to suggest suitable measures for its future growth, has submitted it’s report to the Governor at Raj Bhavan, on Wednesday in the distinguished presence of Mr Digambar Kamat, Chief Minister and other dignitaries.

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