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Kundaim villagers oppose proposed dockyard

PONDA: Residents of Mauzwadda ward of Kundaim and other villagers, under the banner of Kundaim Nagrik Samiti, on Monday, gathered at the panchayat office of Kundaim demanding that the sarpanch should stick to the October gram sabha resolution, which opposes the proposed dock at Mauzwadda.

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Authorities fail to bring order at Mapusa market

MAPUSA: As though the fire incident of the last week was not enough to teach the concerned authorities to act tough and bring  order in the Mapusa market, the market still continues to be a victim of encroachment by unauthorised hawkers and crowded shops leading to congestion of the market.

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South Goa witnesses rise in the crime graph

MARGAO: The South Goa district has witnessed a rapid change in its demographic structure and the crime pattern has also changed accordingly.
Inadequate deployment of police personnel and lack of infrastructure are posing difficulties for the administration to keep crime under check.

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Sunburn mesmerises youth

PANAJI: Over 20,000 youth wriggled and jerked at the first day of Sunburn at Candolim beach, the dance music fiesta in Goa belting out beats in multitude of styles, satisfying even the most hardened of music lovers in their 60s.

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Workers panel serves govt with 21-day strike notice

PANAJI: The co-ordination committee of Goa government employees has served a 21-day strike notice to the state government over their pending demands, says a press release issued here by the general secretary of state unit of All India Trade Union Congress, Mr Christopher Fonseca.

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Two held for flesh trade at Dona Paula

PANAJI: Panaji town police informed that they have on Saturday arrested two persons in connection with a sex racket and rescued four girls while they were at a spot in Dona Paula. A decoy customer was sent to bust the racket.

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Pai Tiatrist was a visionary: Rafael

PANAJI: Dr Rafael Fernandes said Pai Tiatrist -- Joao Agostinho Fernandes, was a visionary and hence saw that Konkani tiatr scripts as well as songs were preserved for posterity and thus, produced the first Konkani gramophone record, the centenary of which is being celebrated this year.

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We want to promote tourism through music: Singh

PANAJI: Sunburn is an exclusively music of the fans, by the fans and for the fans and we want to promote tourism through music and we got unflinching support from the government, said the joint managing director of Perception Limited, Mr Shailendra Singh.

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