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Sunday, 18 November 2012

Most Goa ore goes to China
Times of India
Goa exports iron ore to China, Japan, South Korea, Europe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Besides China, Goa's mining companies export over two million tonnes to Japan, over one million to South Korea, 3,79,075 tonnes to Europe and 52,500 tonnes ...
Another U-turn by Parrikar, says Curtorim MLA
Times of India
MARGAO: Congress party spokesperson Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco accused chief minister of taking another 'U-turn' on policy matters concerning Goa and Goans, for not having intervened in the denotification of land acquired for parking at Dabolim, despite ...
Probe Entertainment Society of Goa scams underSrivastava's tenure: Vijai
Times of India
MARGAO: Fatorda's independent MLA Vijai Sardesai has demanded that the state government conduct an inquiry into the alleged scams carried out during the tenure of Manoj Srivastava as chief executive officer (CEO) of the Entertainment Society of Goa ...
Vasai: Maharashtra's affordable alternative to Goa
Newstrack India
Vasai, (Maharashtra), Nov 18 (IANS) India's first Christian saint, Gonsalo Garcia, was born in a tiny village here while St. Francis Xavier lived in Vasai, a sub?district of Thane, briefly. Before them, Marco Polo passed through and, prior to that ...
Govt must sort out 'disability' problems: NGO
Times of India
PANAJI: The disability rights association of Goa (Drag) has demanded that the state government not approve any hike in bus fares of private bus operators until they agree to give 50% concession to persons with disability, reserve seats for them, and ...
Security beefed up in Calangute
Times of India
Around 100 security personnel drawn from the Goa police, coastal security, traffic cell, India Reserve Battalion (IRB) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have been deployed in the Calangute area, a senior official told STOI. Teams of armed ...
Turtle-nesting Morjim beach 'hosts' party again
Times of India
But the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), in November last year, designated Mandrem and Morjim in North Goa and Agonda and Galgibaga in South Goa as turtle-nesting beaches. And under CRZ rules, parties on such beaches are not allowed.
Camp for budding naturalists held in Chorla
Times of India
KERI: Vivekanand environment awareness brigade, Keri-Sattari, in association with Goa Sudharop, successfully organized a two-day basic naturalist training workshop at Mhadei research centre, which is nestled on top of Chorla ghat on the borders of Goa, ...
Ajay Devgn unwinds at Goa with family
Bollywood Mantra
Ajay Devgn had been working really hard for his film “Son of Sardaar” which starred Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt. Before the release of his film, “Son of Sardaar” was in the news for various reasons. First, the film clashed at the box-office with ...

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Woman tries to kill herself at Calangute beach
Times of India
CALANGUTE:A 32-year-old woman from Porvorim attempted suicide at the Calangute beach on Friday afternoon. According to Drishti, the woman had come alone to the beach at around 1pm and entered a non-swim zone wearing a brown and orange colour ...
'BJP must stop divisive habits'
Times of India
MARGAO: Goa Congress president Subhash Shirodkar accused the BJP-led government of discrimination with regard to the distribution of government schemes, and in particular with the implementation of the Laadli Laxmi scheme, and called for an end to ...
Goa: Crime against tourists begins
Panaji, Nov 17 (IBNS) As the tourist season begins in Goa, foreigners visiting the coastal state are at the receiving end with at least three cases targeting them have been reported this week. According to the police data, two thefts, rape and an ...
Ranji Trophy 2012: Jharkhand dominate on Day One against Goa
Cricket Country
Manish Vardhan (73) followed suit 20 runs later. However, there was little joy for the Goa bowlers thereafter as Jaggi combined with Tiwary to raise unbeaten 79 runs for the third wicket and take Jharkhand to a comfortable position by the time the ...
'Small land holdings a concern'
Times of India
PANAJI: Agricultural research has reached only 20% of big farmers with resources, but not small and marginal farmers who constitute a major chunk, B Gangwar, project director, project directorate for farming systems research, Meerut, said on Saturday.
Attack of the zombies
Deccan Chronicle
Actor, standup comedian and singer Vir Das will be seen in Saif Ali Khan's 'Go Goa Gone' along with Kunal Khemu. For all his comic capers and witty one-liners, Vir believes the zombie genre is serious business. "I have been a fan of films like 'Shaun ...
Bal Thackeray passes away: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance has lost its architect, says ...
Economic Times
In his condolence message sent to the bereaved Thackeray family, Parrikar said: "In his death, Goa has lost a true friend. Bal Thackeray will also be remembered as a great cartoonist, a pioneer, political commentator with his mighty pen. He was the ...

I-League: Sporting to heap misery on Sikkim
Margao, Nov 17 (IBNS) Sporting Clube de Goa are keen to heap more misery on United Sikkim Football Club and turn their own form around when they meet at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on Sunday.

Bekal to get an airstrip to boost tourism
The Bekal Tourism Authority (BTA) is planning to develop an airstrip at Bekal in Kerala for easy accessibility to tourists from Mangalore and Goa airports, as per a TOI report. T K Mansoor, General Manager, BTA, said, “The technical feasibility study ...
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Churchill Brothers SC vs East Bengal Report India
I-League:Churchill Brothers vs East Bengal. East Bengal downed Churchill Brothers SC 3-0 to move atop the I-League standings in their sixth round encounter played at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa, on Saturday evening. Chidi Edeh opened the ...
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Mumbai FC 4-1 Shillong Lajong: Mumbaikars trounce the north-eastern side India
Mumbai FC registered an impressive 4-1 win against a shaky Shillong Lajong side, to register their second win on the bounce in the I-League, in a match played at the Balewadi Stadium on Saturday. Khalid Jamil's side went 2-0 up early in the game ...
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'Life of Pi' child actor Ayush Tandon fulfils his father's dream
Indian Express
The 14-year-old is the son of TV actor Hatinder and will be seen playing the role of young Pi in Lee's film, which is set to open at IFFI in Goa. “My father came here to become an actor. It was his dream. He got me into acting through advertisements ...
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Akshay Kumar to inaugurate film festival
Hindustan Times
... ceremony," Mohan said. He added that in the centenary of the Indian film section, over 27 films and 56 documentaries from black and white to colour and silent films have been selected for screening. The 10-day festival will start in Goa from ...
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Hindustan Times
Vinay likely to win State BJP Prez poll
Herald Publications
Two central observers from the party, Arti Mehra and Kiran Maheshwari, have already arrived in Goa and will oversee the entire election process tomorrow. It is learnt that there would be no opposition to Tendulkar's nomination as reports are already in ...
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Bachchans celebrate Aaradhya's birthday
Bollywood Mantra
Speculations regarding this development state that the family is, very much like Ajay Devgn and Kajol, heading for Goa. It has been declared, that apparently the Bachchan family had celebrated her birthday in full force yesterday in Goa. A source close ...

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Showcase: Around the world with Mario
The Hindu
Curated by Gerard Da Cunha, a close associate of Miranda, this exhibition shows works that portray France, England, Germany and Portugal, and some of his popular works from Goa. Miranda's artistic journey began when he was given colour pencils and ...

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Passengers left stranded at airport
Times of India
Varsha Rodewale, who teaches at a school in Bandra-Kurla Complex, landed from Goa at 5.30pm. After struggling for almost an hour to get a Cool Cab or a pre-paid taxi, she ultimately implored a black-and-yellow driver. He agreed to drive her to Malabar ...
Devolution of powers to local bodies and ZPs
Herald Publications
style="margin: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; text-align: justify;">At a meeting of panchayat and zilla panchayat representatives called by the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee under the banner of Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Raj ...
Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3, Day 1: Mazumdar, Sumanth score centuries
In Jamshedpur, Jharkhand made a decent 222 for 2 at stumps on day one against Goa. After electing to bat, Jharkhand openers did the job for their team by putting up a partnership of 123. Both the Jharkhand openers - MS Vardhan (73) and Sunny Gupta (53) ...
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