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BBSM to govt: stop grants or face consequences

  MAPUSA: Warning the state government to stop grants to the English medium schools before the new academic year begins or else be ready to face serious consequences in the upcoming elections, the Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) Sunday exhibited its strength by holding one of its biggest public meetings in Mandrem.

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Organic farming gaining ground in Canacona

  Eighty-five vermicompost units of plastic nature have been set up by farmers registered under Gaondongrem-Cotigao Farmers Cooperative Society to produce organic compost and are still counting. Farmers are making use of organic compost on a large scale in comparison to chemical fertilizers. 

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Pernem to get tourism boost with infra improvement

  MAPUSA: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Thursday laid foundation stones for various tourism-related works, costing crores of rupees, in Pernem taluka.

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Cansaulim villagers vent ire over grounded pontoon

  VASCO: The gram Sabha members of Cansaulim-Cuelim-Arossim village panchayat have unanimously passed a resolution demanding the immediate suspension of Village Panchayat secretary Pradeep Tamhankar as well as initiating a departmental inquiry into the lapses on the role and functioning of the panchayat secretary.

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Beware of pigeon droppings!

  BY ABDUL WAHAB KHAN | NT PANAJI: Pigeon population is growing in the city without any growth in awareness among the people that pigeon droppings can cause a lung-related disease.

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‘I don’t think Goan audiences are accustomed to theatre coming, regularly’

  ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ   Rajit Kapur is a name which is synonymous with the famous fictitious character Byomkesh Bakshi, the character he portrayed on television more than 20 years ago. He may not be a movie star but his role of M K Gandhi in Shyam Benegal’s movie ‘The Making of Mahatma’ defined him as a character …

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Traffic cops hamstrung by lack of smart card readers

  SHOAIB SHAIKH | NT Staff Reporter PANAJI : In the absence of smart card readers, the traffic cell of the Goa police is helpless in impounding licences and vehicles of habitual offenders as per the rules of the Motor Vehicles Act.

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NIO scientists take stock of tar ball substance at Khariwada

  VASCO: The team of scientists from National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Saturday inspected the Khariwada shore in order to take stock of the tar ball substance which washed ashore on Friday.

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