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Lib Dems, Labour fail to clinch deal

LONDON: A last-ditch effort by the ruling Labour Party to have an alliance with kingmaker Liberal Democrats failed on Tuesday, paving the way for a Conservative Party-led government in Britain.
Labour sources said the formal negotiations between the two parties which began on Monday, when Mr Gordon Brown announced he would be stepping down as Labour party chief, failed.

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Provisions of CRZ 2010 aimed at exploiting coastline: Matanhy

PANAJI: The Goenchea Raponkarancho Ekvott and Other Coastal People’s Organisations, (GREOCPO), on Tuesday, stated that, though the pre-draft notification on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2010, as issued by the central government on April 27, 2010 is a welcome precedent,

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Nirankal-Bethora villagers turn back PMC garbage trucks

PONDA: The villagers of Nirankal-Bethora, along with their sarpanch, Mr Baburao Salelkar and a couple of panchas, blocked the Ponda Municipal Council’s ( PMC) two garbage loaded trucks, from entering into their village area to dump the waste.

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Ramesh in soup for comments against Union home ministry

NEW DELHI:  The Environment Minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh was on Monday reprimanded by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh as well as the Congress for his comments against the Union home ministry over approach towards Chinese companies even as Opposition BJP demanded action against him.

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Census points to presence of wild dogs in Goa

PANAJI:  The state wildlife census as carried out by the forest department from April 26 to May 4, 2010 has found existence of large number of wild dogs and leopards in Goan forest areas.
Goa has six wildlife sanctuaries and vast tracts of government reserve forest.

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Panel favours setting up of state open school

PANAJI:  The M S Kamat committee set up by the government for studying the prospects of establishing state open school in Goa, on the basis of national open school, has given a green signal to the idea.

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SIT grills Togadia in Gujarat riots cases

GANDHINAGAR:  VHP leader, Mr Pravin Togadia was questioned by Supreme Court-constituted special investigation team, which is probing some cases of 2002 riots, for more than four hours here on Monday.

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Brown to step down as Labour leader

LONDON:  In a dramatic development, the Prime Minister, Mr Gordon Brown said on Monday  he will step aside as leader of the Labour party and offered to help forge an alliance with the Liberal Democrats to form a ‘progressive’ government after the May 6 hung verdict.

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