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Joel Gonsalves sets the tone

Joel Gonsalves sets the tone

19 June 2017 No comment

Panaji: He’s mild mannered and soft spoken. However, his record, made possible by rippling muscles and dint of hard work, speaks far louder than words.

Joel Gonsalves referred to as Goa’s Arnold Schwarzenegger, made a statement...

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Goenkarponn will reflect in the CMP promises Vijai Sardesai

MARGAO: Goenkarponn and progress for all would form the bedrock of the coalition government and this will reflect in the common minimum programme, said town and country planning (TCP) minister Vijai Sardesai at the state-organised Goa...

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‘Government owes response to people on Sadhvi’

Panaji: Goa government owes a response to the people about its complete silence over the increasing number of social and religious conventions that propagate divisive ideas detrimental to the state's communal harmony, says a statement released...

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Verna co gets nod for women on night shift

Panaji: Days after the inspectorate of factories and boilers said that it was reconsidering the proposal to permit women to work beyond 7pm in factories and manufacturing processes, the department permitted women to work the late shift from 7pm...

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Without naming sadhvi CM says Won’t spare anyone who breaks law

Panaji: Four days after Sadhvi Saraswati, a Hindu religious preacher, asked the Centre to publicly execute people who slaughter cow at an all-India Hindu convention here, chief minister Manohar Parrikar broke his silence on the controversial...

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Threatened elsewhere birds enjoy Goan hospitality

Panaji: While many bird species may have been listed in the threatened category due to their global population dynamics and other parameters of endangerment, Goa's rich avifauna often boasts of good populations of these species in its...

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Panchayat veterans ride high on results win yet another popular vote

Panaji/Margao: Good governance at the panchayat level is hard to come by in Goa, but a few veterans keep returning to rule local self-governing bodies. Observers say their social commitment appears to serve as a stepping stone to yet another...

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Goa ITIs bat for national affiliation to boost jobs

Panaji: Goa government ITI Employees Association has urged the government to affiliate all ITI (industrial training insitute) trades in the state to the national council for vocational training (NCVT) as soon as possible, to ensure that Goan...

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‘Illegal eatery near airport poses threat’

Vasco: A retired Army officer has written to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) against illegal structures that have come up in the close vicinity of Dabolim international airport, posing a threat to the structure.

"An eatery has...

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Leopards on the prowl in South Goa

Leopards on the prowl in South Goa

18 June 2017 No comment

Margao: There have been many recent reports of wild animals such as leopards straying into densely populated human habitations in the rural villages of Goa. Such leopard sighting cases have been mostly reported in the villages of Lotoulim and...

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‘Govt owes response to people on Sadhvi’

Panaji: Goa government owes a response to the people about its complete silence over the increasing number of social and religious conventions that propagate divisive ideas detrimental to the state's communal harmony, says a statement released...

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‘Nadi Vaahate’ sets its lens on the beauty and bounty of River Mhadei

On the concluding day of the Goa Marathi Film Festival at Kala Academy, 'Nadi Vaahate' has immortalized the beauty and richness of River Mhadei, the lifeline of Goa.

After producing National Award-winning film 'Shwaas' in 2004, film...

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TCP minister taunts AAP on panchayat polls

Panaji: Goa Forward Party MLA and town and country planning minister Vijai Sardesai, on Sunday, took a dig at the Aam Aadmi Party asking why the party had not contested the panchayat elections and won at the grassroots electoral level. Calling the...

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No allottee got GIDC’s 20 refund since 2014

Panaji: Goa industrial development corporation's lethargic approach has ensured that not a single entrepreneur has managed to successfully qualify for the incentives offered for starting commercial operations quickly.

Information obtained through...

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Goenkarponn will reflect in the CMP promises Sardesai

Margao: Goenkarponn and progress for all would form the bedrock of the coalition government and this will reflect in the common minimum programme, said town and country planning (TCP) minister Vijai Sardesai at the state-organised Goa Revolution...

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Rs 3 lakh worth loss in house fire at Shirgao

Bicholim: A house in Shirgao was gutted on Friday morning. Fire brigade sources said the house belonged to Anant Chari from Deulwada, Shirgao. Firemen said the fire started due to a short circuit. A refrigerator, washing machine and other...

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Joel sets the tone

Joel sets the tone

18 June 2017 No comment

Panaji: He’s mild mannered and soft spoken. However, his record, made possible by rippling muscles and dint of hard work, speaks far louder than words.

Joel Gonsalves referred to as Goa’s Arnold Schwarzenegger, made a statement...

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Norbert Lone hand behind Damodar’s hockey legacy

Panaji: From the blackboard in the classroom to the clipboard by the hockey pitch, mathematics teacher Norbert Fernandes has worked out a winning formula.

Headmaster of Damodar English High School, Gudi-Paroda, and a hockey coach after...

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No students in 19 government schools but Goa can’t close them down

PANAJI: Around 19 government primary schools across Goa had zero enrolment during the last academic year 2016-17. But due to legislations like the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which mandate at least one primary school every kilometre, these...

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Rain cheer in South Goa Turtle hatching on in Canacona

PANAJI: The staff at this South Goa "maternity home" were tense. An aborted "delivery" at a neighbouring home gave rise to doubts. But on Saturday morning, three tiny babies struggling in the sand brought some cheer.

In the clear light of...

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Kranti Din a defining movement in Goa’s liberation movement

It was the peak of the monsoon in 1909. Amidst the slow-paced life, mainly dominated by agriculture and fishing activities, in the village of Assolna was born the second child of seafarer Zeferinho and his wife, Maria. Goa was entering its...

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Aqua girl Talasha and a rippling effect on Goan swimming

Talasha Prabhu believed she had the strength to overcome the odds and qualify for the London Olympics 2012. She was, unarguably, the best in the country - in 50m freestyle - and was producing one of the most exhilarating performances to defeat...

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