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BJP protests petrol price hike

PANAJI: Holding protest demonstrations in the city, on Monday, against the recent rise in the price of petrol, the state Bharatiya Janata Party demanded that the state government immediately rollback the 2 per cent hike in the prices of petroleum products, it had announced from April 1, earlier this year.

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Govt to close illegal mines

MARGAO: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat Sunday said that all illegal mines in the state will be shut down. He said the government has already initiated action against the illegal mines operating in the state.

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Curtorim villagers aggrieved over BPL list

CURTORIM: The Curtorim sarpanch, Mr Alcino D’silva on Sunday told the gram sabha that the village panchayat has sought guidelines with regard to the eligibility of people in below poverty line from the mamlatdar even as the gram sabha lasted for just over 30 minutes.

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Caurem Adivasi panel demands revocation of mining order

MARGAO: The Caurem Adivasi Bachao Samiti has demanded the immediate revocation of the recent order to allow 600 mining trucks a day and have expressed deep shock and anguish over the recent reports that the Chief Secretary has decided to allow the ore-laden trucks on the Caurem-Quepem road everyday.

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Land shortage, old vehicles ail Pernem fire station

Every Thursday, which is the weekly market day, the vendors spread their goods on the road leading to the fire station and this makes it nearly impossible to move the fire tenders out normally, and could lead to a catastrophe in case of an emergency; The fire personnel move the fire tenders out of the station on the previous night and park them near the police station.

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