Goa

Congress demands apology from Kejriwal

PANJIM: A day after AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal asked the people to take money from all political parties, the Congress demanded an apology from the Delhi Chief Minister for the insult he meted out to Goan voters by encouraging corrupt practices. Addressing media persons, Congress spokesperson Trajano D’Mello said, “Kejriwal’s …

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Dhangars make fresh pitch for ST status in Delhi

VASCO: A delegation of Gomantak Dhangar Samajonnati Mandal Goa met the Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh in New Delhi and appraised him about their long pending demand to issue Schedule Tribes (ST) status to Dhangar communities in Goa. The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, Bharatiya …

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‘Indian Lady’- a song to support women empowerment

Being a woman is definitely not an easy task, especially in the rural areas of India. At some places, all the differences come naturally when a girl is born in the family. The man is usually the voice of the family, while the keeping of the family’s pride and honour is …

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Viva Goa presents Food, Travel & Hospitality Awards 2017

Lifestyle magazine Viva Goa celebrated its first Food, Travel & Hospitality Awards 2017 on January 4 at Grand Hyatt Goa. Supported by Goa Tourism, the awards recognised the contribution made by the tourism and hospitality industry in Goa and honoured its best performers. The Viva Goa Food, Travel & Hospitality …

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Voters feel constituency specific issues are more important

PANAJI: While the casino issue has been regularly making the news since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government came to power, it could hardly have impact on the assembly elections and there are chances that hardly some votes will be lost by the BJP in the forthcoming assembly elections on …

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Fr Agnel edge past Rosary HSS, emerge champs

AGENCIES, MUMBAI: Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim, Goa went down fighting to Fr Agnel School and Junior College, Mumbai by a solitary goal in the Senior girls category final of the inaugural Reliance Foundation Youth Sports National Football Championship at Cooperage ground, on Saturday. Fr Agnel Multipurpose School playing at …

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Old heritage monuments neglected

The World Heritage site at Old Goa is totally neglected. The concerned authorities have failed to protect the site which led to total neglect, resulting in monuments falling. The Old Goa sites comprises of not only world famous churches but other historical monuments like “Hatkatro Khambo” (The Pilar of chopping …

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Safety of voting machines in doubt as CCTVs out of action

MARGAO: Over half the number of closed circuit television system (CCTV) at the Collectorate in Margao is non-functional which has now made the highly important voting machines vulnerable to several threats. Over 1300 new sealed voting machines reached the Collectorate in trucks on Sunday and were offloaded and stored. These …

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Chelsea survive Terry red, Liverpool held

LONDON: Premier League leaders Chelsea had captain John Terry sent off as they cruised into the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 victory over Peterborough United on Sunday. Terry, handed a rare start, saw red for a last-man foul on Lee Angol at Stamford Bridge, but Chelsea progressed thanks …

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