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‘Global investigative journalism scene promising’

PANAJI: Stating that in spite of an easy access to information through various sources such as internet, social networking sites, public records and huge data bases, the original newspaper stories can only be found through ‘talking with the people’, a half-day seminar on ‘Investigative Journalism’, held in the city on Wednesday maintained that the state of investigative journalism around the world, is promising.

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Loutolim poisoning case: student dies

MARGAO: One of the school students from Loutolim, who had consumed poison, succumbed to his injuries at the Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital, Bambolim on Tuesday night. The Maina-Curtorim police said that the post-mortem has been conducted and further investigations are in progress.

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Mere FIR registration doesn’t warrant action: CM

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, has ruled out the possibility of any action against the Tourism Minister, Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar, saying that mere registration of a first information report did not warrant any action, even as the Tourism Minister found backing from the Nationalist Congress Party, to which he belongs.

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Morality rule should be applied to Nilkanth too, says Narvekar

PANAJI: Stating that "If the rule of morality could be applied to him, to get him out of the state cabinet, it should also be applied to the Tourism Minister, Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar," the Aldona MLA, Mr Dayanand Narvekar, on Tuesday, said that the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat had just used the pretext of his charge sheet in connection with the ‘fake’ ticket scam, to strip him of the finance portfolio.

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