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Creativity on the floor

Goa State Commission organised a rangoli workshop in a bid to preserve the traditional art form in the years to come. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness about safeguarding children’s rights. The workshop was conducted by Arjun Shrirang Parab. Further, the Commission will organise a summer camp for children to encourage them to participate and hone their …

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Malabar Gold’s Belagavi showroom’s anniversary offer

On the occasion of the celebration of the third anniversary, Belagavi showroom of Malabar Gold and Diamonds is providing special offers to their customers. As a part of the celebrations, customers can avail 25 per cent off on making charges of gold jewellery and 10 per cent off on diamond value till June 9, states a press note issued here. …

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Who will win? – the 10 captains’ sound byte

AARON FINCH (Australia)  “I think, England have been in great form over the last couple of years and along with India, they’ve probably been the standout performers. So you’d have to say England are definitely the favourites. Finch also welcomed both David Warner and Steve Smith back as his team looks to defend the title they won in 2015. “Since …

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When Indian cricket found its self-belief, self-respect

Mumbai: There was a swarm of journalists at the press conference with Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri in Mumbai on the eve of the team’s departure for the World Cup as I gathered from a photograph published later. With a shoot to finish, I couldn’t make it to the PC (press conference). However the picture—in which I counted 50 scribes …

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BJP wins 3 assembly seats, Cong registers historic victory in Panaji

Panaji: Registering its nationwide sweep in Goa as well,  the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday won the bypolls to Mandrem, Shiroda and  Mapusa assembly segments, but lost the crucial Panaji seat to  Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate of the Congress.  The  saffron party lost the Panaji assembly segment  after holding  sway over it for 25 years: the seat  was represented by former …

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Cong workers celebrate Babush’s victory

Panaji: After witnessing an early lead in the second round, the supporters of Atanasio Monserrate alias Babush gathered at the Polytechnic – Altinho circle in the morning and soon ex-mayors Surendra Furtado, Yatin Parekh and councillors joined them. Babush, who came to the counting centre in his car, and was soon surrounded by his supporters and well wishers, amidst shouting …

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With only 76 votes extra, Shirodkar adds Shiroda seat to BJP kitty

Ponda: After defecting from Congress party to join BJP, Subhash Shirodkar managed to win the Shiroda seat with a mere margin of just 76 votes on Thursday. He has polled10,661and his rival MGP candidate Pandurang ‘Dipak’ Dhavalikar secured 10,585 votes. While Congress candidate Mahadev Naik managed to get only 2,402 votes, Goa Suraksha Manch candidate Santosh Satarkar polled 284 votes …

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MODI PULLS OFF SPECTACULAR VICTORY FOR NDA

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata Party to a super-sized victory for a second term in office, as his message of nationalism, security, Hindu pride and a New India was wholeheartedly embraced by voters across large swathes of the country. With the elections establishing the 68-year-old Modi as the most popular leader in decades, …

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D-Day for Goan politics

Panaji: Counting of the votes polled for the Lok Sabha elections and the bypolls to four assembly segments – Mandrem, Panaji, Mapusa and Shiroda – will take place on Thursday. The votes will be counted at the Government Polytechnic College at Altinho, Panaji, and at the Government Multipurpose College at Borda, Margao, for North Goa and South Goa respectively. The …

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Builders opting for old GST rate face problems

New Delhi: Builders are facing a piquant situation with homebuyers insisting that they will pay only the new rate of 5 per cent GST on flats even though the developer has opted for the old rate of 12 per cent to take advantage of credit on inputs like paints, cement and steel. As part of rationalisation of the Goods and …

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