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Senior citizens urge police to keep informers’ identity secret

NT NETWORK Panaji Claiming that people don’t report incidents to the police owing to the alleged threats from anti-social elements, a senior citizen, during an interaction of senior citizens and the police in city on Wednesday, urged police not to disclose the identity of an informer. However, police said that the identity of an informer is always kept secret and …

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There is zero tolerance policy towards drugs trade: CM

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the government has adopted zero tolerance policy against drug trafficking, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said the cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act are booked on development, and are kept as secret information. More than 2,000 cases involving drugs have been registered by the police, Sawant told the state legislative assembly, …

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Sawant allocates portfolios to four new ministers

Kavlekar gets TCP, agriculture; Lobo bags waste management, port; revenue, IT  go to Jennifer; Neri gets WRD, fisheries Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday allocated portfolios to the newly-inducted ministers, besides effecting minor changes in the portfolios of three incumbent ministers. Newly-inducted Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar has been allotted the portfolios of town and country planning, agriculture, …

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Bicholim farmers pour milk on road near assembly complex in ‘protest’

Panaji: Several farmers from Bicholim, on Monday, poured hundreds of litres of milk on the road near State Legislative Assembly Complex in a ‘protest’ against the ‘action’ of the Gujarat-based Sural District Co-op Milk Producer’s Union Ltd (SUMUL), which is operating in the state. The farmers were stopped near Sanjay School, Porvorim by the police when they were marching towards …

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Death toll in Himachal building collapse climbs to 14

Shimla: Six more bodies were retrieved on Monday from the debris of a building collapse in Himachal Pradesh’ Solan district, taking the death toll to 14, officials said. Twenty-eight people, including 17 Army personnel and 11 civilians, were injured after the four-storey building, which housed a restaurant, collapsed on the Nahan-Kumarhatti Road on Sunday evening following heavy rains, they said. …

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‘Goa holds a special place in my life’

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Q. Firstly, tell us about your roles in ‘Sacred Games 2’ and ‘Typewriter’? ‘Sacred Games’ is a very special show and I have a lot of expectations about the second season. The show is only going to go to greater heights and I am very happy that my character of Markhand who works with the …

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Voices of devotion

On the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, Ravindra Bhavan Margao hosted a programme titled ‘Bolava Vithal’, musical performances in praise of Lord Vithal. The evening featured a performance by Pune-based Bharatanatyam dancer Arundhati Patwardhan. A musical programme was also performed by Prachala Amonkar, Pradeep Sarmokadam and Gayatri Patil. The programme was inaugurated by chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Prashant Naik. Also present …

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IFFI’s golden jubilee edition will be a memorable event

Panaji: Aiming to make the forthcoming golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India a memorable “professional show”, the steering committee for this mega film event, which met in the city on Sunday, reached many decisions including having a special showcase to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as well as holding a business exhibition for …

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England become new World Champions

London: England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup trophy, beating a battle-hardened New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final that was decided via a dramatic Super Over here on Sunday. Opting to bat, New Zealand once again put up a modest batting performance under overcast conditions to post 241 for eight against a quality England pace attack that kept on asking …

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Navelim fight off Don Bosco scare to enter semis

Raia: Navelim Sporting entered the semifinals of 48th Custodio Memorial football tournament defeating Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda 4-1 via the tie breaker played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Sunday. The match started on a slow pace but as the proceedings wore on the teams began going strong with some attacking play. Navelim’s attacking medio Aulon Gomes made two smart moves …

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