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Ulhas Jewellers gets Trustmark certification

PANAJI: Goa-based Ulhās Jewellers is the fourth jeweller in India to fulfill all the criteria under the Trustmark certification process, an initiative supported by the All India Gems and Jewellery Federation (GJF) in collaboration with ISOQAR, a British-based international certification organization having presence world over.

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GSCU to celebrate Co-operative Week PANAJI: The Goa State Co-operative Union Ltd, Panaji will celebrate the 61st Co-operative Week. The inaugural function will be held on November 14 at Dhavali Ponda at 10 a.m.

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Property fair by Goatimeline at Margao

PANAJI: Goatimeline Property Fair will be held from Nov 15-16 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. It will be inaugurated by Jagannath (Desh) Prabhudessai, president, CREDAI-Goa and Damu Naik, vice-chairman, ESG on Nov 15 at 11 a.m.

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Armed forces will be better equipped: Parrikar

NT NETWORK PANAJI:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar , who is on his first visit to Goa after assuming charge of the key post, on Wednesday said that providing better infrastructure and equipment to the country’s Armed Forces, as well as addressing human angle issues such as ‘one rank, one pension’ would be on top of his agenda.  He also said …

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I am the face of BJP in Goa, says Parsekar

BY RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT PANAJI: Coming out with his plan to decentralise the entire functioning of his government, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that he, in the capacity of the state Chief Minister, would be projected as the new face of the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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CM calls for encouraging horticulture farming

PANAJI: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has called for the need to take schemes to the doorsteps of farmers who are engaged in agriculture, horticulture or floriculture. He said that if these schemes are made available to farmers on time, it will definitely help to boost agriculture and overcome the problems of shortage of agro products, vegetables and flowers.

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Unique identity of Goa must be preserved: Governor

PANAJI:  Stating that unity in diversity is prevailing in India, Governor Mridula Sinha said it is necessary to depict proper art and culture of Goa so that its unique identity is maintained. Sinha was speaking after inaugurating the ‘Goa Festival’, organised by Goenkarancho Ekvot, at Goa Sadan, New Delhi, recently.

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Smita Parsekar: The Shakti behind Laxmikant Parsekar

It is said that behind every successful man there is a woman. Meet the woman behind Goa’s new Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, Smita Laxmikant Parsekar, who has stood strong with him at all times, and managed to keep the family close-knit in good as well as bad times

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Parrikar promises faster, transparent defence deals

PTI NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: Manohar Parrikar Monday took charge as the Defence Minister and said that the defence acquisition process will be transparent and fast under his stewardship. Fifty eight-year-old Parrikar met with Defence Secretary R K Mathur and all the three Services Chiefs minutes after he took over in his South Block Office. The new minister echoed Prime Minister Narendra …

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