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Margao: For purists, the joy of watching football on a field measuring 110 yards is irreplaceable. But there are many for whom football played on almost half the field brings plenty of more excitement.

The Goa Sevens Premier League has...

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Calangute meet highlights flesh trade menace

Calangute: The Calangute gram sabha on Sunday was dominated by two issuesthe panchayat's inability to deal with prostitution with a heavy hand and the migrant labour issue.

Baga resident Regina D'Souza said that commercial sex workers solicit...

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Siolim woman may have beenstrangled Cops

Panaji: The postmortem report on the charred body found at Bamon Vaddo, Siolim, on Friday, has found no evidence of stabbing or head injuries and police suspect she may have been strangulated before being burnt, North Goa superintendent of...

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Siolim woman may have been strangled Cops

PANAJI: The postmortem report on the charred body found at Bamon Vaddo, Siolim, on Friday, has found no evidence of stabbing or head injuries and police suspect she may have been strangulated before being burnt, North Goa superintendent of...

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30 yrs on HC relief to mining co seeking renewal of lease

Panaji: With its applications for mining lease renewals awaiting clearance for 30 years, this mining company's wait to start business has been long.

Now, finally, in an order that will come as a relief to its mine owner, the high court of...

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30 years on HC relief to mining company seeking renewal of lease

PANAJI: With its applications for mining lease renewals awaiting clearance for 30 years, this mining company's wait to start business has been long.

Now, finally, in an order that will come as a relief to its mine owner, the high court of...

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Goa cops arrest Indore woman for making fake rape charges

Mapusa:A woman from Indore was arrested by the Anjuna police on Saturday for filing a false rape complaint against a Thane-based businessman.

"We have made the arrest in a 2016 alleged rape case following investigation in the case based on...

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Coalition partners rubbish rumours of instabilty

Margao/Panaji: A day after Congress claimed to have made headway in stitching together a non-BJP alliance to bring down the Manohar Parrikar-led government, the coalition partners of the ruling front, on Saturday, rubbished the opposition talk...

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Case that changed HIV treatment forever

MUMBAI/GOA: It was Valentine's Day morning in February 1989, and Dominic D'Souza, a 29-year-old living in Parra, a rural parish of north Goa, had just finished breakfast with his mother and aunt when a policeman arrived and whisked him away....

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Lokayukta asks publicmen to file finance statements

Panaji: The Goa Lokayukta has asked public functionaries like elected representatives, ministers and sarpanchas to file details of their assets and liabilities for the financial year 2016-17 before June 30, 2017.

"All other public...

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Confident BJP scoffs at talks of Congress’ return to power

Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scoffed at the heated political discussions over the last few days that Congress is staging a comeback by overthrowing the Parrikar-led coalition government.

The party on Saturday reiterated that...

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GTDC rolls out India’s first hop-on-hop-off service

Panaji: The introduction of the 'first-in-the-country' sightseeing buses will bring Goa on par with several iconic cities of the world, including Singapore, Rome, London and a few other destinations, said tourism minister Manohar 'Babu'...

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Sangath harnesses tech to treat mental health

Panaji: Faced with inadequate infrastructure and shortage of mental health professionals in the country, public health research organisation Sangath has turned to technology to bridge the gap between availability and requirement of...

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KTCL drivers to be screened for sleep apnea

Panaji: With concern regarding the growing rate of road accidents in the state, minister for transport Ramakrishna 'Sudin' Dhavalikar said that his department will facilitate necessary arrangements for KTC drivers to be screened for sleep...

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‘Babush has no conditions to return to Congress fold’

Panaji: The suspense continues over former Congressman and former St Cruz MLA Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate's re-entry into the Congress party to contest the Panaji byelection against chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

Despite swirling...

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TOI’s ‘Admission Mantra’ gives pupils roadmap to engg studies

Panaji: The Times of India Admission Mantra gave students an idea of the wide range of admission opportunities available to them.

Held in association with Don Bosco College of Engineering (DBCE), Fatorda, and Focus Academy, the one-day...

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Govt signs MoU to curb cardiac deaths in state

Panaji: To ensure the number of emergency deaths due to cardiac-related problems are brought down, health minister Vishwajit Rane announced the signing of an MoU with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) India. The organization, he said...

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Dealers smell scam in laptop scheme

Panaji: Days after Goa IT Professionals (GITP) called for the scrapping of the tender for procuring 45,000 laptops under the government's 'Cyberage' scheme, the Computer Dealer's Forum of Goa (CDFG) alleged that the scheme was a scam to...

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Lolayekar is new director of higher edu

Panaji: The state government has issued transfer orders of many state cadre officers. Director of art and culture, Prasad Lolayekar has been posted as member secretary, Goa Kala Academy. He will continue to hold his position as director of art...

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Catholics mark 100 yrs of Mary’s Fatima apparition

Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filip Neri Ferrao along with Bishop Peter Machado of the Belgaum diocese and the ecclesiastical advisor to the World Apostolate of Fatima, led the Catholics in Goa to commemorate the apparition of Our Lady in Fatima...

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‘Report those carrying out seeking sex determination’

Panaji: The directorate of health services hardly receives complaints under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994, that prohibits determination and disclosure of the sex of the foetus.

At the state...

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Gaude looks to increase funds for tribal welfare

Margao: Tribal welfare minister Govind Gaude, on Saturday, assured that he would strive to increase the funds sanctioned by the Goa BJP coalition-led government in its budget for the welfare of the downtrodden tribal communities in Goa. He also...

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