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Need to preserve church paraphernalia: Noronha

PANAJI: Stating that there is lack of sense in the country as regards preserving the national heritage, the noted Goan historian, Mr Percival Noronha on Sunday said that it was sad to observe many priests around Goa selling out precious belongings of the churches and chapels, including antique ornamentation and valuable furniture, for money.

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Police trace two Apna Ghar escapees

PANAJI: The police have traced two of the five boys who had escaped from the children’s protective home Apna Ghar at Merces, informed the Sub Divisional Police Officer, Mr Deu Banavalikar on Sunday.

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Vanxim villagers to seek Governor’s intervention

PANAJI: Villagers of Vanxim have decided to hand over a memorandum to the Governor, Dr S S Sidhu to raise objections to the "forced" displacement of villagers of Ilhas de Capao even as they on Sunday organised a massive public meeting to condemn the sale of land in Vanxim to a luxury tourism developer from Bangalore.

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Officials in South Goa asked to prepare swine flu action plan

MARGAO: The South Goa collector, Mr G P Naik on Saturday asked government officials to prepare an action plan to take preventive measures over swine flu. He has also constituted a team of government officers for implementation of steps like creating awareness among public, taking appropriate measures etc to keep swine flu away.

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Betul resident stabs wife, goes missing

MARGAO: In a shocking incident, a man from Baradi-Betul attempted to kill his wife by stabbing her with a knife at his in-law’s place, also assaulted another woman and fled from the scene with the weapon. The accused is absconding since then.

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