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Goa campaign against ‘water injustice’ (Letter from Goa)


June 29th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) A British charity has joined forces with a Catholic Church-backed NGO here to put an end to abusive and unethical tourism practices allegedly over-exploitative of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Be humane, employ people: Goa church


June 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 28 (IANS) The Goa Church Thursday asked the BJP government to show "humane consideration" and employ the 200-odd field supervisors in the mining and geology department whose ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Ex-Israeli soldiers holidaying in Goa are dehumanised’


June 11th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Monday said the Israeli youth who vacation in Goa after serving their compulsory stint in the army were "dehumanised".In an ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Goa church rues shrinking Christian numbers in Israel


June 11th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa has expressed solidarity with Palestinians in general and Palestinian Christians in particular, in the face of what the Church has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BJP’s conduct of panchayat polls undemocratic: Goa church


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) In its first critique of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Goa Church has accused it of being "undemocratic and unjust" and interfering with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kamat sold out to real estate lobby: Goa church


December 1st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) The Goa church Thursday rejected a much touted futuristic land use plan formulated by the state government and accused Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of selling out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa drops LGBT tourism talks amid protest from Church, others


October 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday did a volte face on promoting lesbian gay bisexual transsexual (LGBT) tourism by choosing to droping a discussion on it at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa church attacks government’s inaction over drug trade


June 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Expressing "deep concern" over the rampant drug trade in the state, the Goa church Saturday said steps taken by the state government had failed to curb ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mining eating into Goa forests: Church


June 5th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Excessive mining in Goa is proving to be a grave threat to the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats, the church warned in its World Environment Day message ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Census in Goa could give distorted picture: Church


February 25th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The Church in Goa Friday said the influx of migrants and the significant outflow of people working as sailors on long haul cruises could mean a distorted representation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Church accuses Goa government of shielding illegal mining


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 2 (IANS) Accusing the Goa government of shielding illegal mining in the state, the Goa Roman Catholic Church has asked people to "awaken" and save the hills, forests and tribals ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Church indicts Goa government for shielding drug traders


July 21st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) After the opposition and the local media, the Goa Roman Catholic Church has indicted the Congress-led government for failing to curb the drug trade and for shielding the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysian Indian education body hit by scam


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 2 (IANS) A major scam followed by public airing of allegations has tarnished the image of Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED), part of the business arm of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Google donates $3.5 mn to curb polio cases


February 21st, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Google Foundation, the social arm of Internet search engine Google, has donated $3.5 million to the Rotary International to curb polio from India and elsewhere in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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