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Young Strikers strike late against Cortalim Villagers

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Benaulim: Young Strikers Benaulim survived some anxious moments in the closing stages to prevail over a fighting Cortalim Villagers 1-0 to enter the semi-finals of the 9th Cana Benaulim Panchayat Cup organized by Young Strikers Club, Benaulim, at St John the Baptist ground, Dando-Benaulim, on Tuesday.The match began on a …

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Turnaround in fortune as MMC coffers jingle

Vasco: After years of severe financial crunch the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) has finally moved out of the red with claims that the treasury now holds ample funds. According to MMC Chief Officer Deepali Naik, until recently MMC was facing an acute shortage of funds with many unpaid bills, but …

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Saligao comes together for Vangodd festival

Celebrating togetherness of all the communities of Saligao, the village hosted the second edition of its festival called ‘Vangodd de Saligao’ on Sunday at the premises of Mae de Deus Church. This event is organized on the occasion of the feast of St John the Baptist and the theme for …

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‘Lucky engine in working condition’

Panjim: The engine of M V Lucky Seven, the sixth casino, promoted by Golden Globe Hotel Private Limited, has been found to be in working condition following an inspection by Captain of Ports. The vessel is currently anchored around 5 to 6 nautical miles from River Mandovi.The inspection report has …

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CLP to shortlist candidates for by-elections today

Panjim: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP), led by Chandrakant Kavalekar, is scheduled to meet on Wednesday and shortlist candidates for the Panjim and Valpoi by-elections, due in the next three months. It will also chalk out strategy for the upcoming monsoon session beginning from July18.Kavalekar said CLP will shortlist the …

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Turtles caught in fishing nets rescued

Panaji: With incidences of Olive Ridley turtles getting entangled in fishing nests on the rise, two flippered amphibians were rescued by Drishti lifeguards at Benaulim and Zalor beach. On Tuesday, Drishti lifeguards Shekhar Velip and Rajesh Mirashi found the turtle struggling in the net. Since it wasn’t injured, they released …

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Parulekar’s plea against summons adjourned

Panjim: The High Court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the petition filed by former Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar against the summons issued to him by North Goa Principal District & Sessions Court in the Serula Comunidade land grab case to July 3. Similar petitions have …

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‘Need to be serious about grassroot development’

Vasco: Derrick Pereira could have been coaching a top I-League team, or another Indian Super League (ISL) franchise down south.Given his impressive performance with Churchill Brothers last season when he pulled the team out of the rut in the I-League and helped them finish a creditable sixth, the offers are …

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46.77% pass HSSC supplementary

Panjim: Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) on Tuesday declared the HSSC Supplementary examination results. This year’s pass percentage of 46.77 was almost similar to that of the previous year.This year, 1580 students registered for the supplementary examination under exempted category, and all appeared, with 753 clearing …

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