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Government notifications now in Braille

PANAJI: Even as the state prepares to observe the White Cane Day on Friday, the government has taken steps to help the visually challenged people in the state by providing literature in Braille language so as to enable them to keep abreast of the government notifications, etc and take steps to protect their interests.

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Campaigning reaches feverish pitch in Valpoi

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: The campaigning in the Valpoi constituency where the by-elections are to be held on October 18 have reached feverish pitch and the candidates in the fray, Mr Vishwajit Rane of the Congress and Mr Santosh Haldankar of the Bharatiya Janata Party, have stepped up door-to-door campaigning in the constituency to win over the voters on their side.

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Keni for warrants against erring information officers

PANAJI: The chief information commissioner, Mr M S Keni, on Tuesday, said that the Commission will examine the possibility of issuing arrest warrants against public information officers (PIOs) for non-compliance in furnishing information to the public under the Right to Information Act.

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MPT chairman urges CM to improve transport infrastructure

VASCO: The chairman of the Mormugao Port Trust, Mr Praveen Agarwal has requested the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, who is also the chairman of Goa Planning Board, to act with authority in a comprehensive manner for improving the overall internal transport infrastructure, including inland waterways connectivity

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Mad rush for filing nominations for municipal polls

PANAJI: There was a mad rush for the filing of nominations all over the state on Monday, the final day for filing nominations for the October 31 municipal elections. The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be held on Tuesday, while the nominations can be withdrawn   on October 13.

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