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FORCE demands Advisory Panel to revisit MoI issue

Forum For Rights of Children Education has demanded that the Advisory Committee formed to revisit the Medium of instruction issue be scrapped. They have also reiterated their demand that grants should be continued for English Medium schools and requested an immediate legal sanction to the cabinet decision on grants.

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Power Dept to get Rs 10 K Cr power to upgrade power supply

Goa government is planning a ring-type system of diverting North Goa power to the South and vice versa in case of power failure. This would come as a big relief especially in the monsoons. With the help of the central government, Goa is also planning upgradation of power supply system by spending around 10 thousand crore rupees.

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35% wards reserved for panchayat polls, including 15 SC wards

The number of reserved wards is finally out for the panchayat elections. Total 15 wards reserved for the scheduled caste for the first time. 168 wards for the scheduled tribes and 357 wards for the Other Backwards Classes. Total 540 wards reserved out of 1522 wards in 186 panchayats. Approximately 35 per cent reservations.

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Monsoon to arrive on 6 June, today’s rain due to heat

Goa witnessed heavy showers on Monday. But this is neither monsoon nor pre-monsoon showers. It’s a rain occurred due to too much of heat. The monsoon will arrive on 6th June, as usual. And we’ll start getting pre-monsoon shower three to four days before that. But fire brigade had to respond to 10 calls from different parts of Goa. But …

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Pratheek, Jairam top in GCET exams

The results of Goa Common Entrance Test are out. Prateek Rebello topped in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. AndJairam Naik topped in Biology. There were total of 5116 students The students have to now submit their forms for admission to various streams including MBBS before the 26 th of May.

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Collem murderer of Karnataka arrested in Maharashtra

Collem police arrested Ningappa Muthu Thalabatta from Gadag in Karnataka for the murder of Sangappa Samnesh also from Karnataka. The accused was tracked to Naradave, Kankavali in Maharashtra by the police, brought to the Collem Police station and placed under arrest on 15th of May. He was remanded to 7 days police custody by the Judicial Magistrate First Class, Sanguem.

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Panaji? Or Curchorem? Decision on 9th: Parrikar

chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said that May 9 would be the day when it would be decided from where he would contest. He said it could either be Panji or Curchorem. He was speaking at a meeting in Curchorem on Saturday. However, sources indicate that he is likely to contest from panaji.

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Mapusa merchants demand inquiry into vendors

Following a robbery in the Mapusa market on Saturday, shop owners have demanded that the police conduct a verification of all the street vendors in the market. They claim that a proper inquiry would nab criminal elements that use the pretext of selling their wares to recce shops within the market complex.

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