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‘Books on Bakibab are source of inspiration’

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar  Kamat, released the Special Postal Envelope and Special Cancellation on late B B Borkar, the well-known poet, to commemorate his birth anniversary at a function held at the Goa State Museum Auditorium, Patto-Panaji on Tuesday.

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Bharati urges forming NCP blocks in all constituencies

VASCO: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), women wing, national secretary, Ms Bharati Chavan has called to strengthen the party at the grassroots level in the state. She also urged the party to form women blocks in all the 40 constituencies in the state in order to strengthen the party base.

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Now, no scope for high rise buildings in rural Goa

PANAJI: The opponents of mega projects have a reason to smile as the height restrictions of 9 metres for new buildings imposed in the newly notified policies of the Regional Plan Goa 2021 would prevent the springing up of mega projects in the villages in the state.

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Doordarshan plans special channel for Indian documentaries

PANAJI: Stating that the central government is working on a proposal for introducing a special channel on Doordarshan network to telecast documentaries and short films produced by the Indian filmmakers, the Indian Documentary Producers Association (IDPA) on Monday said that few slots on national channel of Doordarshan as well as on DD News channel have already been fixed for the purpose on specific days.

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PAC asked to investigate: BJP

PANAJI: Pointing out at the possibility of involvement of the then chief minister, Mr Pratapsingh Rane, then industry minister, Mr Luizinho Faleiro and the officials of the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC), in the special economic zone land allotment scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday

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SVM wants judicial inquiry into SEZ land allotment

MARGAO: Stating that the people’s struggle for land had been vindicated, the SEZ Virodhi Manch (SVM), on Monday, wanted a judicial inquiry to “unearth the whole land allotment scam” and appropriate action taken against all the police officers who failed to register a FIR against the GIDC board members.

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