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Awareness on biodiversity in schools

Awareness on biodiversity in schools

01 Sep 2014 No comment 99 hits
Panaji: Goa board of secondary & higher secondary education has affiliated with Goa state biodiversity board to create awareness on biodiversity amongst students & teachers of secondary & higher secondary schools.

Goa state biodiversity board in...

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Integrated cleaning of major beaches starts across Goa

PANAJI: The integrated system of beach cleaning covering major beaches in the state began on Monday. The waste from the bins placed on the beaches will be collected on a everyday basis in addition to combing of wet & dry sand.

Machines will be...

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Fire breaks out at Saligao restaurant

Fire breaks out at Saligao restaurant

01 Sep 2014 No comment 87 hits
Calangute: A fire broke out at a restaurant in Saligao in the wee hours of Saturday, gutting electrical & other equipment in the premises.
As per sources, the fire broke at around 2am after the neutral wire of the electricity connection snapped...

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Flooded KA auditorium sends tiatr lovers home on Sunday

PANAJI: Influx of water into the Kala Academy (KA) auditorium after two days of torrential rains, disrupted scheduled programmes on Sunday & led to the cancellation of three tiatrs much to the disappointment of tiatrists & hundreds of spectators...

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All roads lead to Rome for Chennai

All roads lead to Rome for Chennai

31 Aug 2014 No comment 98 hits


Panaji: Officials from the Chennai franchise of Indian Super League (ISL) have landed in Rome & are hoping for a meeting with former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho.

The Chennai franchise are hoping to sign the Brazilian legend, now out of...

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You can’t get away with this Delhi HC tells AIFF on Churchill appeal

Panaji: Churchill Brothers Sports Club were forced to knock on the doors of justice after they were denied the licence to play in the upcoming I-League.

A club with a rich tradition of playing in every edition of the National Football League --...

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Flooded KA auditorium washes out three tiatrs

Flooded KA auditorium washes out three tiatrs

31 Aug 2014 No comment 110 hits
Panaji: Influx of water into the Kala Academy (KA) auditorium after two days of torrential rains, disrupted scheduled programmes on Sunday & led to the cancellation of three tiatrs much to the disappointment of tiatrists & hundreds of spectators...

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Woman stranded in Kuwait returns home to Goa

Woman stranded in Kuwait returns home to Goa

31 Aug 2014 No comment 118 hits
Panaji: Shashikala Naik, who was rescued by the Goa NRI department in Kuwait with the help of the Indian embassy, returned home recently. Speaking to REPORTERS, director of NRI affairs U D Kamat said that Naik was rescued with the help of the...

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The show goes on KA repairs almost complete

The show goes on KA repairs almost complete

31 Aug 2014 No comment 77 hits
Panaji: The process of repairing the auditorium & pump house of Kala Academy after the worst flooding in new
memory commenced after a team of workers arrived from Mumbai on Monday morning & set to work to restore the
facilities.
The orchestra pit...

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Interpretation centre at Bondla zoo soon

Interpretation centre at Bondla zoo soon

31 Aug 2014 No comment 77 hits
Panaji: An interpretation centre will be set up at Bondla zoo in collaboration with tourism department, which is expected to boost tourism activities at the four-decades old zoo.
"Tourism department has agreed to help in setting up the...

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Govt aims to make Goa aviation hub

Govt aims to make Goa aviation hub

31 Aug 2014 No comment 105 hits
Panaji: Developing the state as an aviation hub is one of the key initiatives of the draft civil aviation policy likely to be released later this month.

Other vital initiatives include opening up aviation training institutes in the state...

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New governor to work for women’s empowerment

New governor to work for women’s empowerment

31 Aug 2014 No comment 100 hits
Panaji: Goa governor Mridula Sinha, 71, who took oath of office on Sunday, said she intends to work for women's empowerment & the upliftment of poor families.

"My priority will be
families & women while working for the state," Sinha, who is a...

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Goa now records 1 surplus rainfall

Goa now records 1 surplus rainfall

31 Aug 2014 No comment 80 hits
Panaji: Goa recorded surplus rainfall of a modest 1% on Sunday for the first time at the end of a six day spell of intense monsoon activity.

While a rainfall of 2,691.5mm is considered normal, the meteorological centre at Altinho recorded...

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Flooded areas come under govt scanner

Flooded areas come under govt scanner

31 Aug 2014 No comment 106 hits
Margao: Structures in Tolleabandh & Khareband that always get submerged under water during the monsoons have come under the scanner of the state government.

During the massive downpour that were witnessed all over Goa on Saturday, these two areas...

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Pune girl dies trekking in Dudhsagar valley

Pune girl dies trekking in Dudhsagar valley

31 Aug 2014 No comment 186 hits
Ponda: Twenty-four-year-old Chetali Satish Patil, a resident of Erandwane-Pune in Maharastra died on Sunday afternoon when she fell from a rock she was trying to scale at Dudhsagar waterfall at Collem. She was fatally injured in the fall & died...

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Work on new Mandovi bridge from this month

Work on new Mandovi bridge from this month

31 Aug 2014 No comment 203 hits
Panaji: Almost all surveys & soil investigations for the construction of the third Mandovi bridge are complete & work of piling (laying foundation) is expected to begin this month, sources in the Goa state infrastructure development corporation...

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Betalbatim locals want full-fledged PHC market



Margao: After a strong debate on the need to strengthen the infrastructure at Betalbatim, it was suggested that the market complex be developed along with the primary health centre while there were also calls to keep a check on migrants &...

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Paper Ganapati Not a colonial compulsion but a modern choice

Keri: Ganesh Chaturthi is arguably the most popular religious festival among members of the Hindu community in Goa, & people across the state have their own unique, yet colourful ways of celebrating the feast of Lord Ganesha.

Naik Vaidya & his...

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Rains flood Comba subway paralyze traffic

Rains flood Comba subway paralyze traffic

31 Aug 2014 No comment 79 hits
Margao: Incessant rains during the last three days have flooded the subway at Comba that is under the Konkan railway tracks & have affected vehicular traffic in that area.

Even as rains stopped on Sunday, the subway still remained submerged.

While...

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CCP to implement pay parking from September 15

Panaji: The Corporation of the city of Panaji's (CCP) success in implementing pay parking in the entire city will depend on how it executes the first phase of pay parking, to be effected at three spots - beginning September 15.

Three years ago...

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Goa gloods Water recedes in Camarabhat Mala

Goa gloods Water recedes in Camarabhat Mala

31 Aug 2014 No comment 95 hits
Panaji: A slight lull in rainfall activity on Sunday brought relief to the city's worst-affected areas, especially Mala & Camarabhat, as the water receded significantly but it left a trail of heavy losses in the flooding.

The water flowing over a...

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Shabby infrastructure sees cruise tourism slump in Goa

Calangute: Cruise tourism arrivals in Goa have been on a downward trajectory ever since the first cruise boat docked at MPT three tourist seasons ago.

Tourism department figures state that 25 cruise vessels had docked at MPT during the 2011-12...

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