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Public hearing on critical wildlife habitat status arranged

PANAJI: It is proposed to declare Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and the adjoining mangrove areas at Chorao as critical wildlife habitats for the purpose of Scheduled Tribe and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forests Rights) Act, 2006, says a press communiqué issued here.

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Calvim residents hit by ferry woes

PANAJI: Residents of Calvim had a tough time on Friday evening after their only ferry broke down due to a mechanical fault. The ferry ‘V M Vagator’ had a hole in the hull allowing the water to collect in the ferry.

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Burglars have field day at Vasco

VASCO: Burglars seem to be having a field day at Vasco with a string of burglaries being reported in the port town. In yet another incident, two shops in the heart of the town were burgled on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, wherein cash and three mobile handsets, all valued at around ` 1.51 lakh were stolen.

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Anjuna resident held for cheating

MAPUSA: Gurudas Govekar from Anjuna, who is one of the directors of Cosmic Collective Resorts limited, operating at Siolim, has been arrested by the Anjuna police, following a cheating case filed by another Russian director of the company.

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Konkani titan Ravindra Kelekar passes away

PANAJI: The noted Konkani litterateur, Ravindra Kelekar, who had become a legend in his lifetime, passed away after a prolonged illness resulting from age-related complications at a Margao hospital on Friday morning. He was 85.

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Konkani titan Ravindra Kelekar passes away

PANAJI: The noted Konkani litterateur, Ravindra Kelekar, who had become a legend in his lifetime, passed away after a prolonged illness resulting from age-related complications at a Margao hospital on Friday morning. He was 85.

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Govt framing rules for export of iron ore

PANAJI: Stating that the government is in the process of framing rules for ensuring recovery of royalty and export of iron ore, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Friday said that a meeting would soon be held with the iron ore exporters to set procedures for permitting export and also to ensure that the ship crew, exporters or the port authorities did not face any hurdles.

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