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Parrikar visits Kudchirem village school

BICHOLIM: The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar, on Monday, paid a visit to the government school at Kudchirem in Bicholim taluka, and listened to the problems and grievances of the parents, teachers and staff, regarding this school.

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Archdiocese directory launched

PANAJI: At a function during the workshop organised by the Diocesan Centre for Social Communications Media (DCSCM), Goa, for the parish bulletin editors, the Directory of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, for the year 2010-2011, has been launched at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Fatorda, at the hands of Fr Andrew Pereira, parish priest of Benaulim, and Fr Savio D’Souza, assistant to the parish priest of Cansaulim church.

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Salgaocar ready to remove River Princess free of cost

PANAJI: The chairman of Salgaocar Mining Industries Pvt Ltd, Mr Anil Salgaocar on Tuesday said that he is ready to take the responsibility of removing River Princess, the ill-fated bulk carrier grounded off Candolim beach for last decade, but the government should hand over the ownership of the vessel to his company.

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Aggressive driving leads to shortage of 10,000 drivers

PANAJI: Bad mouthed and alcohol intoxicated local drivers are turned away by employers, creating a shortage of 10,000 drivers. Simultaneously, about 8,000 local drivers can’t find jobs because when they get behind the wheel, they seem to go through a personality change, flouting the law and snubbing common courtesy in favour of aggressive driving, according to a senior official of the South Goa Tourist Coaches Owners Association.

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Govt to seek details of ‘rogue’ vessels: Aleixo

PANAJI/ MARGAO: Concerned over the possible effect on the tourism sector, the state authorities have swung into action to combat the situation arising after surfacing of tar balls on the beaches at Colva, Betalbatim and Velsao and have decided to deploy more workforce even as they described the situation as annual feature seen along the state’s coast over the last several years and that it was not alarming.

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