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Lights, camera, action… …Goa gets its first Film School

  Danuska Da Gama I NT KURIOCITY In the past numerous Goans made it to the film industry in various capacities through hard work and dedication. But, today it is quite impossible if you aren’t qualified. Thanks to the magic of cinema many Goan youngsters are interested in a career in films. But due to lack of facilities and educational …

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38 Cavrem villagers held for trying to block ore transportation

NT NETWORK CURCHOREM The Quepem police on Wednesday arrested 38 Cavrem villagers, including 30 women, for allegedly trying to block transportation of e-auctioned ore from the Cavrem mine of Fomento Resources company. The Cavrem villagers, most of them tribals, have been demanding that the work of ore transportation should be given to them. When the Cavrem villagers came to know …

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Fresh alert in Goa following central intel on terror strike

NT NETWORK PANAJI In a fresh security alert that has been sounded, Goa is said to be one of the three likely terror targets in the country. According to unconfirmed reports, three heavily armed terrorists from a neighbouring country with a handler from Kashmir were likely to target places in the country which includes Goa, Delhi or Mumbai. Sources in …

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Apostolic Nuncio exhorts priests to be merciful

NT NETWORK PANAJI The inaugural Eucharistic celebration of the XIV National Conference of Diocesan Priests of India (CDPI) was held on Tuesday at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa, at 6.30 p.m. The Eucharistic celebration was presided over by Most Rev Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India. Most Rev Udumala Bala, the Patron of CDPI extended a warm welcome …

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Allocation of space in Mapusa vegetable market continues amidst protests

NT NETWORK MAPUSA Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) which is facing various allegations over the allotment of space to the vegetable vendors continued with its allocation process on Monday. The verification process of vegetable vendors was undertaken by the market chairman Franky Carvalho along with municipal inspector Tayo Gadekar along with other municipal staff. In the morning, a team including market …

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Vendors petition Mapusa civic body over space allocation

NT NETWORK MAPUSA The controversy over the allotment of space in Mapusa vegetable market continued on Monday with local traditional vendors sticking to their demand to be accommodated. Extending support to vendors, office bearers of Aam Aadmi Party and members of Shiv Sena gathered at the new market complex extending their support to the vegetable vendors who have been denied …

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Catholic priests decry rising religious intolerance in India

NT NETWORK PANAJI The senior Catholic priests, who are presently in Goa to attend the XIV national Conference of Diocesan Priests of India on Monday observed that the country is presently experiencing religious intolerance, which includes disruption of Catholic prayer meetings and attacks on Catholic prayer houses, further stating that even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unconvincing in his …

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