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Sugarcane scenario improving

BY ROQUE DIAS | NT NETWORK
PONDA: The Sugarcane Farmers Association is striving hard to increase sugarcane production and if the net yield during the last season is an indicator the state would not have to entirely depend on neighbouring states for supplying sugar. 

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Girl’s death: debate over GMC doctor’s discretion

PANAJI: Even as the debate over the death of the 16-year-old Vasco girl continued, another debate that is on at the moment in the medical fraternity is whether Dr Dilip Amonkar -- the professor and head of department of surgery of the Goa Medical College – was right in conducting the operation in a private clinic.

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Drivers’ fault accounted for 79.40% accidents in 2009

PANAJI: The Superintendent of Police (SP), Traffic, Mr A K Gawas, informed that the most number of accidents in the year 2009 were reported in the jurisdiction of the Verna police station. He also said that the same jurisdiction also led in the number of injuries, followed by Panaji, Ponda and Mapusa.

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CM inaugurates NIT

PONDA: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Saturday said that he has a dream to make Goa number one state in the technological field.

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45-day fishing ban period ends

PANAJI: The 45-day monsoon fishing ban in Goa came to an end on July 31, with the department of fisheries opening the seals to various fishing jetties around Goa and commencing the work of providing adequate quota of diesel to the anchored fishing trawlers.

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Two gates of Anjunem dam opened

BICHOLIM: Two gates of the Anjunem dam were opened on Saturday morning to release water from the dam as the water level had crossed the danger mark after incessant rains lashed the hilly ghat region of Virdi in Maharashtra for the last couple of days.

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