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‘Dialogue among religions can prevent conflicts’

Margao: Brahmeshanandacharya Swami, head of Kundaim Shree Kshetra Tapobhoomi mutt, has emphasized the "crucial" need of a productive dialogue between the different faiths in order to prevent conflicts and for development and progress.

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‘Dialogue between different faiths can avoid conflicts’

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Margao: Brahmeshanandacharya Swami, head of Kundaim Shree Kshetra Tapobhoomi mutt, has emphasized the "crucial" need of a productive dialogue between the different faiths in order to avoid conflicts and for development and...

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GSL mulling use of CNG fuel for naval vessels

Vasco: Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), in collaboration with two agencies; Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), the ministry of petroleum and natural gas, plans to use natural gas as fuel for next generation naval warships.

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Vendors demand for toilet at Candolim market

Calangute: Vendors at the Candolim market, especially women, have been demanding that the panchayat build toilet facilities for them. Vendors, say their demand has been pending for some years, but despite repeated assurances by the Candolim...

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‘Reopen sluice gates in Quelossim’

‘Reopen sluice gates in Quelossim’

12 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) to furnish an action plan for opening the sluice gates blocked during reclamation of the eco-fragile site in a khazan land allegedly by a project...

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Areal carbon pollution unites locals

Areal carbon pollution unites locals

12 August 2017 No comment

Colva: Residents of Sao Jose de Areal have united under the banner of Social Justice Forum to demand a solution to the pollution issue that they claim is owing to a carbon factory in the village.

Addressing a press conference on...

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‘Ulhas Phaldessai destroyed bank’

‘Ulhas Phaldessai destroyed bank’

12 August 2017 No comment

Colva: Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco on Saturday accused the retired chairman of Goa State Cooperative Bank Ulhas Phaldessai for "destroying it and not taking corrective measures to save it".

Lourenco said, "Phaldessai retired and the...

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CID spying on Reginaldo MLA irked

CID spying on Reginaldo MLA irked

12 August 2017 No comment

Colva: Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco questioned the presence of CID personnel at his press conference on Saturday. As many as four CID personnel were present in the hall where he addressed the media over the Goa State Co-operative Bank...

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Fishing activity slack as labour force trickles in

Panaji: While the Panaji market seems to be flooded with varieties of fresh fish, citizens may have to wait a while to get their hands on a satiable amount of kingfish, sardines and the like. This is because boats along River Mandovi are still...

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Calangute cops bust sex racket 3 held

Calangute cops bust sex racket 3 held

12 August 2017 No comment

Calangute: Three pimps were arrested and a woman from Delhi was rescued on Saturday evening at Baga, Calangute, after police busted yet another sex racket. Calangute PI Jivba Dalvi said the police received a tip-off about a sex racket...

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A museum for all ‘lefty’ luminaries

A museum for all ‘lefty’ luminaries

12 August 2017 No comment

Loutolim: What is common to Albert Einstein, Narendra Modi, Mother Teresa, Diego Maradona, Rajnikanth, Bill Gates and Mahatma Gandhi?

All of them are left-handed or 'lefties', and now their busts are on display at the 'World Famous Left...

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Hitmen name Delhi-based kingpin

Hitmen name Delhi-based kingpin

12 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: A day after two of four contract killers hired to eliminate a UP-based restaurateur were arrested, the crime branch of the Goa Police identified Lilu Pehelwan as the kingpin. Pehelwan, a resident of Delhi, is known to have criminal...

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Congress Panaji’s woes unresolved since 1994

Panaji: The Congress fired fresh salvos against chief minister Manohar Parrikar, accusing him of neglecting the basic needs of the capital during his 20-year stint as Panaji's MLA.

Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik on Saturday said that...

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Konkani poets plan meet on patriotism

Konkani poets plan meet on patriotism

12 August 2017 No comment

PANAJI: Goa-based Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) is organizing a poet's meet on 'patriotism' wherein renowned Konkani writers will gather to discuss poetry.

The event will be held at Reginald Fernandes Conference Hall, Old Education...

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Goa to host patriotic film fest on I-Day

PANAJI: The Entertainment Society of Goa in association with the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) is organising a patriotic film festival on the occasion of India's 70 years of Independence. The festival will be held from August 14 to 16 at...

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Exhibition dedicated to Sardar Patel held in Goa

PANAJI: Goa Science Centre recently held a digital exhibition titled 'Uniting India: Sardar Patel' which was inaugurated at the hands of Goa governor, Mridula Sinha.

"Digital exhibitions of this nature are very useful in encouraging not...

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Get fresh green clearance from Centre Tribunal to mining companies

PANAJI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed 25 mining lease holders to appear before the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) regarding the issue of seeking a fresh environmental clearance (EC) in terms of a related Supreme Court...

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Murder bid foiled as police nab hitmen

Murder bid foiled as police nab hitmen

11 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: Crime branch of Goa police on Friday arrested a team of contract killers hired to eliminate Gajendra 'Chotu' Singh, a UP native running restaurants in the state, over a financial dispute. The crime branch has retrieved 6 country-made...

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High court notice to government over FIR in illegal mining case

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa on Friday issued notice to the state government following the petition filed by the wife of accused Philip Jacob, who was charged for his involvement in illegal mining cases, to quash the first...

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Assam native arrested in theft case

Assam native arrested in theft case

11 August 2017 No comment

MARGAO: The Konkan Railway Police on Friday arrested 41-year-old Jasuddin Ali Lashkar, a native of Silchar, Assam, from Margao railway station, and recovered cash of Rs 9 lakh and 3 mobile phones from his possession.

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CBI must probe death of Swedish man Kin

CBI must probe death of Swedish man Kin

11 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: Family of Swedish national Felix Dahl, who was found dead on a gravel road under mysterious circumstances on January 28, 2015, at Patnem, Canacona, has approached the high court of Bombay at Goa, seeking direction to transfer the...

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US national found dead in Anjuna

US national found dead in Anjuna

11 August 2017 No comment

Mapusa: A US national identified as Daniel Thomas Belier, 68, was found dead at rented premises in Anjuna on Thursday night, police said. Belier had come to Goa around six months ago and was involved in artistic pursuits. Police said that since...

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