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Goa govt tones down its dress code diktat
Panaji: Goa's Art and Culture department has withdrawn its circular on dress code in office and allowed semi-formal and smart casuals for its staff in a fresh direction. The department earlier had banned sleeveless tops and jeans in office evoking strong reaction from Opposition Congress party. "All the employees are now hereby informed that they shall wear semi formal or formal dress or...
Beef essential food for Goa's minorities: CM   27 March, 2015
 Panaji: Asserting that beef is an essential part of the diet of the minority community, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday asked animal rights activists to tone down their agitation against beef imported from neighbouring states,Parsekar asked the activists to 'go easy' on the issue even as a ruling legislator demanded that cow slaughter in the state be stopped.The...
Goa: Not a single case since public drinking ban   27 March, 2015
Panaji: In the last 11 months since drinking in public places was banned in Goa, often referred to as the country's nightlife and party capital, not a single case has been booked for downing alcohol publicly.Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the Goa legislative assembly in a written reply on Thursday that from April 1, 2014 to February 28, 2015, forty raids were conducted by the...
13 peacocks found dead in Nashik   27 March, 2015
Nashik: As many as 13 peacocks were found dead in drought-prone Nandgaon taluka of Maharashtra's Nashik district, an official said today. The carcasses of the country's national bird were spotted by villagers in Nagapur-Shivar area near Nandgaon-Manmad railway track yesterday, said Dr S B Gondkar, veterinarian at the government-run animal husbandry centre here. The birds are...
One year prison term for defacing property   27 March, 2015
Jaipur: Defacing property in Rajasthan will now invite a year-long prison term.This is one of the provisions of the Rajasthan Prevention of Defacement of Property (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced in the state assembly on Thursday to amend the exisitng law that came into force in 2006.The amendment proposes to increase punishment and fine in case of defacement of property.The bill noted that...
Pigeon gives security scare in Gujarat   28 March, 2015
Four injured in bomb blast at Wokha   26 March, 2015
'Bhushan, Yadav tried to sabotage AAP'   27 March, 2015
HC rejects Asaram's temporary bail plea   27 March, 2015
Hooda govt favoured Vadra in land deals: CAG   25 March, 2015
BJP, Sena likely to tie-up for civic polls   25 March, 2015
Police arrest two in nun gangrape case   26 March, 2015
Cut VIPs' water supply in case of shortage: Kejriwal   25 March, 2015
Woman separatist leader booked for hoisting Pak flag   25 March, 2015
Scam accused MP Guv's son found dead   25 March, 2015
Separatist Andrabi booked in Jammu   25 March, 2015
Doctor on call   21 March, 2015
Wages of honesty   21 March, 2015
Rs.3,100 crore for free laptops, fan   25 March, 2015
'CM must apologise to Christians if church attackers not held'   24 March, 2015
Battle royal at Aruvikara, parties get ready   25 March, 2015
State of shame   21 March, 2015
Basit meets separatist leaders for third day   24 March, 2015
Agra upset as Noida chosen for tourism varsity   24 March, 2015
No decision on Good Governance Day yet: Parsekar   25 March, 2015
HC raps govt over lack of toilets, water coolers in courts   23 March, 2015
AAP leader held under 66A hails court ruling   24 March, 2015
Governor declines Dhumal's prosecution   24 March, 2015
Right to rite   23 March, 2015
More than 76 lakh illiterates in Gujarat   24 March, 2015
Cong MLA praises Guj CM in ads, party mulls action   23 March, 2015
10 civilians killed, 89 injured in firing by Pak along IB   23 March, 2015
Kerala assembly adjourned sine die   23 March, 2015
Cong's Rane to challenge Sena in Bandra East   23 March, 2015
Ensure cheap, enough beef for Easter: Catholics   23 March, 2015
Peace on border with Pakistan will be ensured: Mufti   23 March, 2015
Why no arrest over nun's gang rape, asks NCW   21 March, 2015
Centre insensitive towards people: Congress   21 March, 2015
Nearly 300 held in anti-cheating operations in Bihar   21 March, 2015
Karnataka orders CBI probe   23 March, 2015
Govt should rethink land bill: Karunanidhi   20 March, 2015
Six arrested for vandalising church in MP   23 March, 2015
D.K. Ravi's death: HC stays tabling of CID report   23 March, 2015
Not conducive time to withdraw AFSPA: Rajnath   23 March, 2015
Mumbai's municipal schools to teach the Gita   19 March, 2015
Gang-raped nun discharged from hospital   20 March, 2015
Bihar exam mess continues, police fire in air   21 March, 2015
Swine flu virus to die as temperatures rise: minister   21 March, 2015
Two terrorists 'neutralised' in Jammu: Parrikar   21 March, 2015
15 die as coaches of Varanasi-bound train derail   20 March, 2015
31 killed as train derails, more casualties feared   20 March, 2015
Suspected militants attack army camp, one injured   21 March, 2015
Three injured in attack on army camp in Jammu   21 March, 2015
Govt not to take land without farmers' consent   18 March, 2015
HC dismisses plea to scrap AAP's registration   19 March, 2015
Sena wants clarity on LBT abolition, more funds for Mumbai   19 March, 2015
Nun discharged, leaves for undisclosed location   20 March, 2015
Militants attack Jammu police station, kill policeman   20 March, 2015
515 students caught during matric exams   19 March, 2015
Militants attack Jammu police station, kill two policemen   20 March, 2015
Left turned their women MLAs into 'suicide squad': Chandy   18 March, 2015
Left woman MLA threw things at Chandy: Congress   19 March, 2015
Congress flags off its 'Buddha to Gandhi' march participants   19 March, 2015
Cheating-free exams not possible in Bihar: minister   19 March, 2015
Altercation, death threats at school before nun was raped   18 March, 2015
With iPads, passport verification goes hi-tech in Hyderabad   18 March, 2015
Delhi govt orders probe against private school   18 March, 2015
Gogoi asks PSU banks to discharge social duties   18 March, 2015
Court summons Kejriwal in defamation case   17 March, 2015
Freeze + freebies = free fall   14 March, 2015
Govt to hand over nun gangrape case to CBI   18 March, 2015
Assembly passes resolution for separate high court   18 March, 2015
IAS officer's death rocks state, Assembly   18 March, 2015
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