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PM calls for campaign to honour talented daughters

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to launch a campaign to honour daughters who have made a mark with their achievements in various fields for public good. He also called for sharing of Diwali gifts and sweets to bring happiness to those who cannot afford it. The Prime Minister said on Diwali, goddess Lakshmi is welcomed …

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Intense Hong Kong clashes ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

Hong Kong: Fierce clashes broke out between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong on Sunday as thousands marched through the strife-torn city, during a day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China’s upcoming 70th birthday.  Beijing is preparing for huge, tightly-choreographed festivities from Tuesday to mark the founding of the People’s Republic of China, including …

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What next for PMC Bank customers in Goa?

On Tuesday, September 24 depositors of PMC Bank in Goa were in a state of panic when the RBI imposed embargo on the bank and limited withdrawals to Rs 1,000 per account holder. The RBI also restricted the bank from lending or investment activities.   Depositors of PMC bank had no inkling of any trouble within the bank. The RBI …

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Chaos prevails at Mapusa Urban Bank meeting

Mapusa: The annual general meeting of  Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank of Goa on Saturday witnessed high drama as a group of shareholders and directors and their supporters crossed swords over several issues. The 54th AGM of the co-operative bank was convened  on Saturday at the head office of the bank The meeting was initially adjourned after  shareholder Rajsingh Rane and …

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CM: Goa will be known as an educational hub in the future

Margao: Goa would be known as an educational hub in the future, as renowned institutions are willing to come to the state, said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Sawant was speaking at the 5th convocation ceremony of NIT Goa, on Saturday,   as the chief guest; the Chief Minister presented B Tech, M Tech and PhD degrees to around 110 students. Speaking …

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Three terrorists killed in J&K

Ramban/Jammu: A top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen ‘commander’, wanted in connection with the assassination of a senior BJP leader and an RSS functionary, was killed along with two other terrorists in a nine-hour operation in which a jawan lost his life in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said. The terrorists, identified as Osama and his associates Zahid and Farooq, …

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Raia SC overcome Curtorim scare, enter final

Navelim: Raia SC entered the final Gold-Silver Rolling Trophy football tournament defeating Curtorim Gymkhana 4-3 via the tie breaker played at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Milagres Fernandes gave Curtorim Gymkhana the lead in the 54th minute while Jouston Barbosa levelled for Raia SC in the 72 minute. Both the …

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Creating a sustainable environment

Danuska Da Gama | NT NETWORK Having moved to Goa close to two years ago, residing and working out of Saligao, Miniya Chatterji’s company- Sustain Labs Paris, is a sustainability incubator for large organisations. The former chief sustainability officer at the $4 billion Jindal Steel and Power company has now taken on Anant National University as a client of Sustain …

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MMC to seek reduction in arbitration amount

NT NETWORK Margao The Margao Municipal Council (MMC), during its emergency meeting held, on Friday, decided to appeal to District and Sessions Court to reduce the arbitration amount to Rs 25,000 per week from Rs 1 lakh a day being paid to Fomento Green towards operation cost following the dispute over Sonsoddo garbage treatment. It was also decided that the …

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Lobo: Bardez Bhavan proposal sent to Chief Minister

NT NETWORK Mapusa Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo on Friday said that proposal regarding Bardez Bhavan has been submitted to the Chief Minister, who wants it to be taken up on priority. Replying to a question on casinos, Lobo said that no casino will be shifted to Calangute. “We are not bringing any casino on land in Calangute neither …

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