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Shenoi Goembab’s contribution to Konkani remembered

  BICHOLIM: The director of higher education Bhaskar Nayak said that Shenoi Goembab has made laudable contribution to Konkani language, adding, he has boosted the cultural heritage of the state through Konkani literature.

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Bypass project: Nuvem farmers fear inundation of fields

MARGAO: As the PWD will be submitting status report on the western  bypass work to the  High Court during the scheduled hearing on Monday, the  farmers of  Nuvem  are  apprehensive of inundation of their paddy fields as the rains till now have already led to water-logging in the low-lying areas.

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Luanna Fernandes: Simple words, deeper feelings

  Maria Fernandes|NT Kuriocity ‘Together we stood, together we fell. Tossed into a wishing well. Hit rock bottom and into pieces broke. Laughed it off, knowing it wasn’t a joke’ are the lines from Luanna Fernandes’ poem ‘Two Pennies’ and book by the same name which  was released recently. Funded under the scheme to provide financial assistance to Goan authors …

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Property worth Rs 6 lakh gutted at Alto Duler

  MAPUSA : In a tragic incident a family has lost everything they had including important documents after their house was gutted causing a loss of around Rs 6 lakh at Alto Duler. The cause of fire is suspected to be short circuit.

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Commuters face harrowing time on pothole-dotted Calangute roads

  CALANGUTE: The villagers of Calangute have expressed resentment over the bad condition of the roads in the village. The roads have developed potholes due to the ongoing sewerage work. Calangute MLA Michael Lobo had called for a meeting on Thursday at his office. The villagers and officials of WRD, PWD and JICA met and discussed various village issues.

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Wild edible plants in demand as vegetable prices shoot up

By Bhiva P Parab | NT PANAJI With monsoon arriving, wild vegetables like taikilo (cassia tora), tere or tero, kudduk etc have grown mainly in rural areas and are in great demand as prices of local vegetables as well as vegetables from other states have gone up. Wild vegetables grow near houses, roadsides, in fields and forested areas. The vegetables …

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City green cover largely unharmed

Abdul Wahab Khan | NT PANAJI Well known for its green spaces and heritage building, Panaji has a host of impressive plant and tree species providing a spectacular visual pageant across the city. Thanks to public vigilance the variety of tree and plant species contributing to Panaji biodiversity has remained unharmed so far. In December 2003, the government had decided …

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FULL BODY STRETCHING

FULL BODY STRETCHING: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with his wife Smita, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza, Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar and others take part in yoga session at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor Stadium, Bambolim to mark the International Yoga Day

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