GMC informs HC about steps taken for transplant facilities

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PANAJI: Goa medical college (GMC), which got approval to set up the State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO) in May, already has a wait list for cadaveric kidney transplants. It has obtained permissions for setting up of a lymphocyte crossmatch laboratory for renal transplantation, and a crossmatching facility for organ transplant. The two facilities, besides a wait list of persons in need of an organ, are mandatory for conducting cadaveric transplant. Dean GMC Dr Pradeep Naik has filed an affidavit before the high court of Bombay at Goa detailing steps…

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Mhadei Water Management Authority will protect Goa’s interest

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PANAJI: The move by the Goa government to seek a constituent authority for implementation of the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal’s decision, has safeguarded the state’s interest against any mischief by neighbouring states. The tribunal has ordered the constitution of a Mhadei Water Management Authority to implement the report and its final decision. The mandate given to the authority is to own and operate projects for diversion of Mhadei waters, situated/located in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Considering Karnataka’s past manoeuvre of attempting to divert water, Goa’s witness in the case, Chetan Pandit,…

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Pune bizman booked for Rs 4cr tax evasion

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PUNE: The Kondhwa police on Friday night booked a cement businessman Bhausaheb Jaisingh Sonawane for duping the sales tax department, Pune to the tune of Rs 4,27,36,748 crore by failing to pay value added tax (VAT) between April 1, 2008 and March 31, 2016. The fraud came to light when an annual audit of defaulters was conducted in 2013. The department issued recovery notices and sent reminders to Sonawane to pay VAT but in vain. The department then issued a show cause notice and cancelled his registration number. Tax inspector…

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