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Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress


August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

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Congress demands auction of Goa iron ore mines


August 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) The ongoing controversy over the alleged Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal block allocation scam could have lessons for the multi-million dollar iron ore mining industry in Goa.The ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of ‘U-turn’ on casino, illegal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has compromised on issues related to illegal mining as well as keeping tabs on the casino industry in ... Read more...

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Congress parliamentarian wants ban on ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The clamour to ban Ekta Kapoor's film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" just got stronger, with a Congress parliamentarian Friday demanding a ban on ... Read more...

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Three Goa ministers’ kin among Congress nominees


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Family members of three Goa ministers figured in a list of seven candidates released by the Congress party Tuesday for the March 3 state assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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Psychologists link spatial perception to claustrophobic fear


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): People who project their personal space too far beyond their bodies, or the norm of arm's reach, are more likely to experience claustrophobic fear, according to psychologists."We've found ... Read more...

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Goa education minister loses ‘face’ on Facebook


September 9th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) Interested in 'women' and looking for 'dating', is a succinct introduction to Goa Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate on his Facebook page. Only, the account is fake. The ... Read more...

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Babies are a lot smarter than we think


June 16th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Babies are a lot smarter than we can think of, says a new study. It suggests that even before they learn to babble, babies are organising information about ... Read more...

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Nine-month-old babies grasp number, space and time concepts


June 16th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Nine-month-old babies grasp number, space and time concepts in more complex ways than previously realised, a new study shows. The research, led by Emory University psychologist Stella Lourenco, ... Read more...

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Bail for British woman’s rapist


March 26th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) A man, facing trial for raping a British woman, was granted conditional bail by a fast track court Friday. Lourenco Dias, 32, was required to pay Rs.25,000 and ... Read more...

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BJP cries foul against Goa speaker attending Congress rallies


April 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The presence of Goa legislative assembly speaker during the Congress election campaign and road-shows has riled the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who termed the act as ... Read more...

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Congress promises to build bullfighting ring in Goa


April 6th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) After passing a controversial legislation in the Goa assembly that legalises bullfights, the Congress has now promised a government funded bull-fighting arena as part of its poll agenda. ... Read more...

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Legislators in Goa’s ruling alliance continue feud


April 4th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Even as the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have joined hands to field consensus candidates from Goa for the Lok Sabha polls, a running feud between ... Read more...

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Goa Chief Minister Kamath in New Delhi to hold talks with Sonia


January 18th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat will hold talks with Congress President Sonia Gandhi here today to discuss the political crisis in the State. National Congress Party (NCP) ... Read more...

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Goa Assembly prorogued, political activities fasten up


January 17th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Panaji, Jan 17 (ANI): The Goa Legislative Assembly was prorogued on Thursday following Chief Minister Digamber Kamats recommendation.On Wednesday the Digamber Kamat Government came into minority after two Nationalist Congress Party ... Read more...

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Congress government in Goa in crisis


January 17th, 2008 - 12:00 am ICT by admin
Panaji, Jan 16 (ANI): The Congress-led coalition Government in Goa on Wednesday came into minority after two Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Ministers resigned from the State Cabinet and along with Save Goa ... Read more...

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