Goa

From beacons of hope to places of horror, a tale of two bridges

PERNEM/MAPUSA: The lights on Aronda and Calvim bridges haven’t illumined the place since last many months. The Aronda Bridge that connects Goa and Maharashtra is under darkness since last many months, inconveniencing commuters after the nigh fall. Before the Maharashtra government built the Aronda Bridge across the Tiracol river, people …

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Granville, Melroy strike for Raitura SC

NAVELIM: Raitura Sports Club blanked Mandopa Sports Club 4-0 in the GFA Second Division football match, played at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Monday. Raitura SC dominated the match from the first whistle and had the first shot at target in the 11th minute when Melroy Dias connected to Engalbert Soares …

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WHAT’S HAPPY ABOUT THIS?

Tourists as well as local people have left the Miramar beach covered in rubbish after flocking to the seaside for a party on the New Year’s Eve. As Herald visited the Miramar beach, there were shards of glass bottles of vodka, wine, whiskey, beer, besides the plastic bottles and plastic …

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3 held for illegal cutting, smuggling of acacia

VALPOI: Three persons were arrested on charges of illegal cutting and smuggling of acacia at Advoi-Sattari. On receiving information on the illegal activity at Advoi-Sattari, the Valpoi forest officials headed by Range Forest Officer, Narayan Prabhu Desai raided the  site in Survey Number- 1 of Goa Forest Cashew Development Corporation …

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Goa gets ready for annual carnival

Elaborate eco-friendly floats, music, dancing and décor will form part of the extravaganza this year PANAJI: The season to Samba and serenade on the streets is finally round the corner with Goa all set to come alive with the four-day carnival, it’s festival of music, dance and merry-making from February …

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AIFF colts humble Dempo SC

BENAULIM: AIFF Academy blanked Dempo SC 8-0 in the AIFF U-18 I-League match, at Benaulim ground, on Sunday. Dempo started the match brightly with S Pereira and Ivon both testing the rival keeper in the opening quarter. However, the AIFF lads took control of the match in the second quarter …

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Margao Logged in

Lawlessness seems to be gaining an upper hand in Margao so much so that shopkeepers have placed wooden logs in front of their shops to prevent motorists from parking their vehicles. Earlier, the shopkeepers used to place soft drink crates/stones opposite their shops but today one can bear witness to …

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For Coast Guards disadvantage is an opportunity

VASCO: “Though the Indian Coast guard (ICG) in Goa has been facing shortage of manpower, but we have converted this liability into advantage,” said DIG ICG Manoj Vasant Baadkar. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of 40th anniversary of Indian Coast Guard Raising Day held at Coast Guard …

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Heavy turnout in Punjab and Goa

70% turnout; minor clashes, EVM glitches in Punjab Despite overcast and cold conditions, the Assembly polls in Punjab saw a voter turnout of 78.62% on Saturday. “Voter turnout was 78.62% with Mansa district witnessing the highest polling at 87.34%, while the least polling was seen at 71.9% in SAS Nagar …

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