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Rains threaten paddy crop in Canacona

POINGUINNIM: With the rains lashing the state and more so the taluka of Canacona, the farmers in different parts of the taluka have expressed worry over the fate of their paddy crop, which is likely to be ready for harvesting within the next 10 to 15 days.

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Cong to support 13 candidates in Mapusa

MAPUSA: The Congress, on Tuesday, declared its support to 13 candidates, who are contesting from 13 wards in Mapusa. The party has not put any candidate in ward numbers 4 and 15, and will neither back anyone in these two wards.

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Bid to target short film centre raises questions

By Derek Almeida | NT
PANAJI: By getting the Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to scrap the T-20 contest, the Federation of Film Fraternity Goa (FFFG) may have won round one in its battle against the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), but questions over why it is targeting the short film centre still remain unanswered.

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83% voter turnout in Valpoi

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG & ABDULLA KHAN | NT
PANAJI/VALPOI: Voters turned out in large numbers, sealing the fate of Congress nominee, Mr Vishwajit Rane and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Mr Santosh Haldankar despite rains at regular intervals and overcast conditions prevailing in Valpoi where by-poll was held to elect the new representative of the people of the constituency.

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FFFG decides to suspend stir

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG) has decided to suspend its agitation after an assurance from the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat that ‘T-20 of Indian Cinema’ contest would be discontinued from International Film Festival of India,

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Colva Fama celebrated

MARGAO: The Colva Fama was held on Monday, at the Our Lady of Merces Church, amidst heavy showers. Nonetheless, devotees thronged to the venue and stood in serpentine queue to kiss the statue of Infant Jesus.

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