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Apna Formula students excel at CA-CPT

  PANAJI: Students of Apna Formula, a private coaching institute, have excelled at the Chartered Accountancy – Common Proficiency Test (CA-CPT) conducted in June. All India result of CA-CPT of June 2016 attempt is 38.98% and that of Apna Formula is 42.86%.

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CM bats for CS in affidavit forgery cases

NT NETWORK PANAJI Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, on Monday, informed the state legislative assembly that the Chief Secretary (CS) R K Srivastava had passed an order related to societies, when he was the Registrar of Co-operative Societies in New Delhi, way back in the year 2000, but had no knowledge about the forgery in the related affidavits, which were submitted …

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Oppn MLAs stage walkout over govt’s ‘kill time’ tactics

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Congress MLAs as well as the independent legislators in the opposition on Monday staged a walkout, protesting against the prolonged discussion allowed by Speaker Anant Shet on a Sanguem taluka-related tourism query, during the Question Hour. Leader of the opposition Pratapsing Rane and legislators including Digambar Kamat, Vishwajeet Rane, Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, Atanasio Monserrate, Vijai Sardesai …

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Tawadkar evokes mixed response on development

ALBERT FERNANDES | NT   CANACONA Following a survey in the different pockets and corners of Canacona taluka, a mixed response was gathered as regards the developmental activities carried out in the taluka from 2012 onwards till date. Ramesh Tawadkar was elected as Canacona MLA during the 2012 assembly elections after he contested on BJP ticket. After the delimitation exercise undertaken …

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Govt to use Davorlim land for Salcete education hub

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who is also the Education Minister, has asked the District Collector, South Goa, Swapnil Naik to hand over land admeasuring 1.15 lakh sq mt at Davorlim to the education department for the purpose of an education hub for Salcete taluka. The land at Davorlim was acquired around five and half years ago by the erstwhile Congress-led government headed …

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Barge cutting activity another worry for Sancoale locals

NT NETWORK   VASCO Sancoale gram sabha on Sunday opposed offshore casinos, marinas, mega projects and even scrapyards involved in cutting of vessels, chipping and painting activity, citing that it is causing pollution in Zuari estuary. Sarpanch Ramakant Borkar said that the villagers have already opposed the offshore casinos, marinas and mega projects, but now another concern has risen about …

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Trawlers head back to sea as fishing ban ends

NT NETWORK   VELIM With ban on fishing ending on July 31 midnight, the fresh fishing season is set to begin with just around 65-70 per cent of boats likely to venture into the sea from Cutbona jetty. However, there is uncertainty over return of workers on time and build up of possible cyclonic winds in the Arabian Sea. The …

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Garbage concern in Sangolda

NT NETWORK   SANGOLDA Garbage and tenant verification issues featured at Sangolda gram sabha on Sunday. A resident pointed out that the fields were getting choked due to dumping of garbage and that it was further resulting in water accumulation. On this issue, it was informed that the panchayat has formed a committee to monitor and ensure that no garbage …

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IIT Goa campus inaugurated

  PONDA: Union HRD Minister Praksh Javadekar on Saturday said that for the last 30 years India and China have   adopted reverse engineering and are reaping its benefits. However, we import ideas and inventions of  others and implement them  here for our development.

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