coastal state

Malaria morbidity set to rise in Goa


September 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) The mosquito has been making a big buzz in Goa, hogging space in the media. The coastal state expects to see a larger number of malaria ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistan concerned over Muslim deaths in Myanmar


August 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday expressed deep concern over the loss of life and property of Rohingya Muslims in ethnic clashes in Myanmar.The clashes took ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kerala woos prospective investors from Karnataka


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is wooing captains of industry in Karnataka to make the coastal state a preferred investment destination."We are willing to go the extra mile ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa to give women Rs.1 lakh for wedding expenses


July 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

One dead as Goa-Mumbai bus plunges into ravine


June 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 12 (IANS) One person was killed and 35 injured when a private tourist bus on its way from Goa to Mumbai plunged into a 200-feet-deep ravine early ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Monsoon arrives in Kerala (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The south-west monsoon, crucial for agricultural operations in the country, hit Kerala Tuesday after a four-day delay from the usual arrival date of June 1, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now Delaware seeks to boost ties with India


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) More and more American state governors are lining up to explore the Indian potential. The latest is from the coastal state of Delaware whose governor, Jack ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India is a profitable business opportunity, PM tells Korean CEOs (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Korean investment a priority, Posco will happen: Manmohan Singh


March 26th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps improve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thumbs up for SP and Akali, Congress bruised (Intro Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a day of grand wins and bruising defeats. As counting ended Tuesday for elections in five states, the Samajwadi Party (SP) surged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Here’s the catch on Kerala’s fishing industry (To go with ‘Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger’)


February 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala's rivers, backwaters and other brackish water bodies endow it with a multitude of fish, besides the marine life bestowed by the sea. Here is "the catch" on the fishing industry:- ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexico sets world record for highest suspension bridge


January 7th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has set a new Guinness record for the world's highest suspension bridge.President Felipe Calderon Thursday received the honour bestowed on the Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Odisha asked to set up port away from defence test range


November 16th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Even as the defence ministry and Odisha government are sparring over artillery tests at Balasore coming in the way of a port in Bhadrak district, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Drive to save Goa’s green cover goes global


October 15th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The campaign against illegal mining in Goa and the battle to save greenery in the coastal state has just got global.Green campaigners of Goan origin are ... Read more...

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New Coast Guard base in Gandhinagar


August 10th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A new regional headquarter of the Coast Guard has been set up in Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.This is in addition ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s Saputara, a getaway among verdant hills (With Images)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Saputara (Gujarat), Aug 1 (IANS) A hill station in Gujarat? It is true. The western coastal state boasts of a pretty little hill station Saputara, or the abode of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

10 species disappear from Mexican forests


April 21st, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 21 (IANS/EFE) Eight species of snakes, one type of frog and a species of salamander have disappeared from the forests of southeastern Mexico, a senior biologist said.Sampling ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No intention to show Goa in bad light in ‘Dum Maro Dum’: Rohan Sippy


March 28th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohan Sippy denies he chose Goa to shoot his forthcoming "Dum Maro Dum" - which delves into the narcotics mafia and sex trade ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa police do not have list of drug traffickers


March 17th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) The police in Goa -- primarily dependent on tourism -- have no list of drug traffickers operating in the coastal state, home minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

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Kaiga nuclear plant gives Goa constant nightmares: MP


March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 15 (IANS) The central government should chalk out a foolproof strategy to protect the Kaiga nuclear power plant, which was giving Goa "constant nightmares" in the wake of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nine bodies found in Mexico


January 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of eight men and one woman were found at different places in the western Mexican city of Tepic, an official source said.The victims were dumped ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In sombre times, Goa flashes a ‘1000 smiles’


December 30th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) Just when one thought that rising fuel and onion prices, soaring inflation, routine political turmoil and a corruption-ridden government had scrubbed the smile off every Goan, here's one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Goa tourism hopes for Japanese boost


December 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 27 (IANS) Attracting a lot of negative publicity in western Europe and Russia due to a string of high profile sex crimes against foreign tourists, Goa is now looking at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fireworks, bubbly, baubles and a Christmas at sea!


December 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) All at sea, when it comes to thinking of a new way of ringing in Christmas? 'X'Mas at sea' is Goa tourism's latest offering this festive season. It ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Elephant dies of stomach ailment in Gujarat


October 25th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshHaripura (Gujarat), Oct.25 (ANI): An elephant, suffering from a stomach ailment died in the forests near Surat in Gujarat.According to the district forest officials, the elephant named Madhubala, was being taken ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Finally, Goa gets a crab of its own


October 25th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) Goa now has a crab of its own. And for a change, it's neither poached, grilled, roasted or curried.Marine researchers in Goa have discovered a new ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alerts on terror attacks in Goa rigged: minister


October 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Repeated alerts on television, quoting "intelligence inputs", about possible terror attacks in Goa are rigged to derail the tourism industry in the coastal state, Home Minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa defence shipyard to capitalise on piracy


August 30th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) The Goa Shipyard Limited's (GSL) coffers could be ringing soon as the defence ministry-certified shipyard is seeking to exploit the increasing demand for armed, fast moving patrol vessels ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra celebrates Raksha Bandhan with fervour


August 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan, marking the start of the festive season, was celebrated Tuesday with fervour in Maharashtra as sisters tied rakhis (decorative threads) on the wrists of their brothers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Former Delhi Mayor Arti Mehra accuses PMO of ignoring MCD’s advice on CWG


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Aug. 22 (ANI): Former Delhi Mayor and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arti Mehra on Sunday blamed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) of ignoring the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's suggestion to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Spain or Holland … soccer fans in India await World Cup final


July 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Who will win, Spain or Holland? Football fans across the country are divided between the red corner for Spain and orange for Holland as they await the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Carolina factfile (To go with Nikki Haley wins, in line to become South Carolina governor)


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The following is a factfile on South Carolina, the eastern coastal state in the US that may soon see Indian-American Nikki Haley as governor. Population: 4.5 millionCapital: ColumbiaMajor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tata Steel calls for social infrastructure development in Maoist infested areas


April 13th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 13 (ANI): Expressing concern over the increasing Maoist activities, Hemant M Nerurkar, Managing Director of the Indian steel giant, Tata Steel, said that social infrastructure and allied development in Maoists ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Insurance for Goa’s pretty and prized coconut palms


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The humble coconut is to Goans what perhaps the camel is to desert dwellers. So nearly 100,000 coconut palms in the coastal state of Goa are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Whale Shark Day! Will tigers get the honour too?


February 14th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) This is one honour that has eluded even India's fast-dwindling tigers and lions - a day celebrated exclusively in their honour. But the whale shark, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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