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Goa iron ore scam may have a golden lining: Congress spokesman


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) A Congress leader in Goa has added a fresh twist to the state's illegal mining saga.Party spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu Thursday demanded that the central government should ... Read more...

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Subrata, Gourmangi, Baldeep sign for Prayag


September 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) I-League club Prayag United Sports Club Tuesday signed India goalkeeper Subrata Pal, defender Gouramangi Singh and central midfielder Baldip Singh for a period of two ... Read more...

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Goa extends fishing ban so fish stays on plate


August 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) In order to ensure that fish continues to be available in the quintessential Goan thali (plate), it has now been decided to extend the ban on ... Read more...

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Goa lawmakers slam dance bars, signages in Russian


July 31st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The mushrooming of dance bars and the overwhelming influence of the Russian Cyrillic script in Goa's coastal belt, including in temples, is damning the image ... Read more...

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SRK eyes stake in I-League champions Dempo (Evening Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan eyes a stake in India's I-League champions Dempo, the football club hopes that the association will take them ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan to buy stake in I-League champions Dempo


June 1st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After tasting success in cricket, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has now switched his attention to soccer and is in talks with I-League champions ... Read more...

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Opposition to Goa airport project continues


April 26th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 26 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to quickly complete a controversial airport project at Mopa near the Maharashtra border is being criticised by the state's political parties and ... Read more...

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Baywatch in Goa? Little hope for now


April 25th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) One may just have to wait for a few more years until Goa's beaches have their own avatars of Pamela Anderson-like women lifeguards.Tourism officials as ... Read more...

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Consistency has been Dempo’s hallmark: Climax


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former India football captain Climax Lawrence Thursday praised his side for their consistency as Dempo looked all set to retain the I-League title.Dempo recorded a ... Read more...

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I-League: Dempo hold Mohun Bagan


April 1st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club held Mohun Bagan 2-2 in a crucial I-League clash at the Salt Lake Stadium Sunday. The draw helped Dempo top the table with ... Read more...

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Counting begins in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Counting of votes for Goa's 40-member assembly began at two counting centres at 8 a.m. Tuesday.Joint Chief Electoral Officer N.S. Navti said counting in Panaji ... Read more...

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75 percent voting in Goa (Fourth Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) More than seven lakh people voted in Goa Saturday to elect a 40-member assembly.Election Commission officials said the North Goa district with 23 seats reported ... Read more...

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Over 42 percent voting in Goa (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Over 42 percent ballotting was reported in Goa by noon Saturday to elect a 40-member assembly.North Goa district which reported 43.16 percent voting has 23 ... Read more...

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20 percent voting in first few hours in Goa (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Around 20 percent balloting was reported in Goa in the first two hours of elections to pick a 40-member assembly Saturday.North Goa district which reported ... Read more...

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Voting starts in Goa (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Polling for the single phase Goa assembly elections for 40 assembly seats began here Saturday morning.The electorate numbering 1,026,306 - men 511,111 and women 515,195 ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Goa


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Polling for the single phase Goa assembly elections began Saturday at 8 a.m.The total electorate numbering 10,26,306 (men 5,11,111, women 5,15,195) will seal the ... Read more...

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Congress faces BJP charge in Goa (Goa Curtainraiser)


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) As Goa votes Saturday, vying for the attention of over a million voters in 40 constituencies will be 215 candidates. The real faceoff will be ... Read more...

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‘Plans to convert Goa into Hong Kong an insult’


February 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Without taking names, the Catholic church in Goa has lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for promising to convert Goa ... Read more...

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Tech show provides platform to the disabled


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular ... Read more...

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Climax was rested, not dropped: Savio


February 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing surprise at former national captain Climax Lawrence's decision to retire from international football, India's chief football coach Savio Medeira Wednesday said the Dempo medio ... Read more...

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Pailan challenge for Salgaocar


February 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Salgaocar SC, who have had some stunning performances in the last few rounds, would be facing Pailan Arrows on their home turf in an 18th round ... Read more...

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Relegation-threatened Mumbai FC face Dempo


January 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) In their bid to escape relegation, Mumbai FC have a tough task at hand as they face leaders Dempo in the 18th round of the I-League ... Read more...

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Salgaocar thrash Churchill Brothers 3-0 in I-League


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Jan 22 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club scored two quick goals midway into the first session as the defending champions thrashed Churchill Brothers 3-0 in a 16th round I-League ... Read more...

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The real ‘Anthony Gonsalves’ no more


January 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Anthony Gonsalves, a Goan orchestra maestro and the man to whom the legendary Bollywood song "My Name is Anthony Gonsalves" was dedicated, is dead.Gonsalves, 84, who ... Read more...

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Playing against Bayern Munich was memorable: Bhaichung


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India's iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia Tuesday said that having a testimonial match against German giants Bayern Munich in front of 30,000 fans at the ... Read more...

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Mahesh Gawli retires from international football


December 26th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India defender Mahesh Gawli Monday announced his retirement from international football after a career lasting more than a decade. The Goan, however, will continue to ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda was a quintessential Goan: Shyam Benegal


December 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal was inspired by the legendary Goa-based cartoonist Mario Miranda -- who passed away Sunday morning -- into making "Trikal", a movie ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Sri Lanka: India coach


December 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira has asked his boys to stay grounded after the 5-0 thrashing of Bhutan in the SAFF Cup here Monday and ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India sans Sameer Naik in must-win match against Bhutan


December 4th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Having started their title-defence with a 1-1 draw against Afganistan, holders India are in a must-win situation against Bhutan in their second game of the ... Read more...

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Medeira blasts referee for denying penalty to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India coach Savio Medeira blamed Malaysian referee Nagor Amir for denying the hosts a genuine penalty in their 1-1 draw with Afghanistan in their opening ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India gear up for a tough start against Afghanistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Five times champions India cannot take Afghanistan lightly in their opening game of the SAFF Cup football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday. ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India coach rejects favourites tag


December 1st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira said Thursday that five-time champions are not the favourites to retain the SAFF Cup that starts here Friday.India were thrashed ... Read more...

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Prayag United, Mumbai FC shock rivals


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Prayag United upset Mohun Bagan 3-2 while Mumbai FC ended Sporting Clube de Goa's unbeaten run with a 2-1 win in I-League matches here Wednesday.In two ... Read more...

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Medeira officially appointed India coach, injured Paul dropped


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday officially elevated assistant coach Savio Medeira as the chief coach while announcing a 27-member national squad for the ... Read more...

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After Goa’s illegal iron ore mining, is gold mining next?


October 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Goa's illegal iron ore mining may have made headlines in recent times, but several prospectors, including Vedanta Resources owned Sesa Goa, over the last two decades, ... Read more...

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