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Goan, Goan, gone? Indian state losing laid back image

Arpora - Goa has long attracted Western holidaymakers for its relaxed vibe, but rapid construction, swelling crowds and fears over safety are threatening the Indian state's global reputation as a tranquil haven.

Five tourists taking a selfie tumble off a cliff in Goa, India

Goa - A group of five tourists who were all friends decided it was time to take a group shot while they were on vacation in Goa, India. However, they apparently forgot to look behind them and tumbled off a cliff, and two in the group were seriously injured.

Briton arrested in Goa in £200,000 drugs bust

Calangute - A 45-year-old British man was arrested in Goa on Wednesday and is alleged to have been in possession of more than £200,000 worth of amphetamines. The man appeared in court today and has been remanded into police custody.

Tourists fuel surge in Goa sex trafficking

Vasco Da Gama - A recently-released United Nations report blames increased tourism for a surge in sex trafficking in the Indian state of Goa.

Managing Waste: Goa Shows a Profitable Way Special

Panjim - Waste is often nothing but misplaced resources, and in Goa – India’s most popular tourist destination, the rate of the misplacement is clearly higher than anywhere else.

Goa, India becoming epicenter of drug trade to foreign countries

Panjim - The end of the Carnival, the four–day pre-Lenten festival effectively brings an end to all the parties for practicing Christians in the Indian state of Goa.

Talk on Rights and Privileges of Portuguese Citizenship in London

Panjim - Miguel Reis & Associados a very large Portuguese Law Firm specialized in Portuguese Nationality, with offices in many countries in association with Goan Support India will hold a talk on Rights and Privileges of Portuguese citizenship.

Decade long saga of River Princess continues Special

Candolim - In Goa, they say everything moves at a snail’s pace- susegad, susegad (slow pace). How true when you consider the fact that successive state governments and Tourism Director’s have failed to remove M V River Princess.

Presentations on Architecture and Urbanism in Goa by Italians Special

Panjim - Xavier Center of Historical Research,Goa, India along with TRANS URBAN 2050 (an urban study group based in Austria), URBZ www.urbz.net

How Green will be the Green Tribunal? Special

Panjim - Launch of Critique of the National Green Tribunal Bill 2009 and Presentation on Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill 2009 will be held at Institute Piedade Mahatma hall, Gandhi Road Panaji, Goa on 26th February at 3pm.

Tiger killing in Goa haunts green journalist from Goa Special

Panjim - It was a cry in the wild, which has travelled much beyond the boundaries of Keri village situated near the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary.

Drama on Indian serial killer to be staged in Qatar on Feb 12 Special

Konkani Tiatr is a folk theatre which holds a mirror up to society and shows reflections of real people and the real issues they encounter in their daily lives. For decades, Tiatr writers and directors have been highlighting the ills plaguing society.

Op-Ed: Sharjah a perfect family holiday destination Special

Sharjah, one of the seven Emirates which constitute the United Arab Emirates, is a place of fascinating contrasts, a distinctive blend of history and modernity with a timeless desert, the combination of the East and West, the old and the new.

Op-Ed: Goa beach bikini ban a bizarre suggestion Special

Goa: India’s smallest state Goa has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, the recent sexual attack on a 9-year-old Russian girl in Morjim village has resonated far beyond the beaches of this former Portuguese colony till 1961.

Indian minister denies prohibition of bikini

What to imagine when one reads about a "bikini ban" on certain beaches in India? Would one have to go naked, considering this is about the 60's Hippie-Haven of Goa, or need one dress up in a rubber swim suit? Or is it all about publicity?

Op-Ed: Chaos rules at Indian embassy in Qatar Special

My visit to the Indian embassy in Qatar revealed shocking details. The first goof-ups I noticed as I stepped in were regarding spellings—compensation was changed to compansation and complaints to comlaints,

Op-Ed: Complaint against newspaper’s indulging in unethical means?

The reader was referring to paid advertisements which were disguised as news item in the two newspapers.“It comes as usual as if it is a news item under catchy headlines. NT had it more than a quarter page in 3 column news item with minister photo.

Konkani goes for a toss at Konkani Speaking Community function Special

Ekvott (unity) is the title of the magazine published by the Konkani Speaking Community of the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Qatar. I

Goa's influence on Brazilian architecture

Goa and Brazil share a few common similarities dating back to the Portuguese colonial rule, of language and football. But on Thursday night, Brazilian Ambassador to Qatar Anuar Nahes highlighted yet another little known artistic link -

Swimming against the tide to strike it rich in Bollywood Special

He draws his inspiration on the art of storytelling from his late mother. The hunger and motivation to excel came from the Career and Competition Success books.

Op-Ed: Global Goans convention in Oman a waste of public money Special

Former Federal minister of state for foreign affairs Eduardo Faleiro’s entourage will dock in Oman for two days for the Global Goans convention in the first week of next month.

Part of an historic house collapses in Goa Special

CUNCOLIM: Heta Pandit’s book, Hidden Hands-Masterbuilders of Goa gives an insight into the lives of the artisans-carpenters, masons, stonecutters, roofers, basketweavers, potters, painters and gardeners.

Levy additional taxes on foreign nationals owning houses in Goa Special

Goa: Ambelim a fishing village on the banks of River Sal in Salcete taluka has sought to impose migrant tax on all migrants staying in the village.

Goans in Qatar and elsewhere hail Qatar Airways Goa-Doha route Special

The decision by Sri Lanka Airlines to stop its operations to the Indian resort state of Goa from March 28 was part of the bad news which the tourism industry in the Indian state had to face in the days of the worldwide economic recession.

Nuem village in Goa stops re-starting of mining operations Special

Nuem, which is 25 kms from Margao City, between Kanaguinim and Cabo-de-Rama, on the west coast of Goa, is an example of nature’s generosity.

Op-Ed: The great neglect of Konkani and tussle over scripts Special

“Konkani does not have a script, isn’t it,” thundered, my Kerala-born photojournalist friend. I shot back saying: “the problem for the Konkani language is not having a script, but scripts?

A Lawyer Who Plows Paddy Fields in Goa Special

He dons a black suit in the court room and forcefully pleads his client’s cases before different judges in Goa. But back home in his village Ambaulim in Salcete Taluka of Indian state of Goa, the advocate discards his fancy court room clothes.

Op-Ed: Missing coffee at Goa’s Marliz in Margao city Special

The closed shutters of Marliz restaurant, once Margao’s much-sought after eating hole and a meeting point for Satiskars (resident so Salcete taluka in Indian state of Goa) points out to yet another grim story.

Save the Frogs Campaign gathers pace in Goa Special

The night season has set in. The rain drops are striking at a ferocious pace and tiny rain drops find their way on to my bed through the tile roof house of mine.

Mahanand Naik: Goan serial killers head count mounts to sixteen

Mahanand Naik is his name. But, Mah(a)-{great}-anand (joy) has certainly not brought joy and ecstasy but instead has brought gloom and miseries to many families in Goa over the last fifteen years.
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Sunset at a beach in Goa  India.
Sunset at a beach in Goa, India.
Pic taken by me  a sea turtle at a beach in Goa.
Pic taken by me, a sea turtle at a beach in Goa.
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
In Goa  locals are making a fast buck making and selling vermicompost
In Goa, locals are making a fast buck making and selling vermicompost
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is s...
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is seen outside the Doha International airport. The group will staged their Konkani tiatr “Mahanand Monis Vo Soitan ?” (Mahanand, human being or devil) on Friday February 12, at Al Ghazal Hall (QP) at 4.00 pm. The Tiatr written and directed by Tony Dias held two shows in UK, in London and Swidon. The troupe has been touring different Gulf Cooperation Council countries which has a sizeable Goan po
Tourism is fueling an increase in Goa sex trafficking.
Tourism is fueling an increase in Goa sex trafficking.
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Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is s...
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is seen outside the Doha International airport. The group will staged their Konkani tiatr “Mahanand Monis Vo Soitan ?” (Mahanand, human being or devil) on Friday February 12, at Al Ghazal Hall (QP) at 4.00 pm. The Tiatr written and directed by Tony Dias held two shows in UK, in London and Swidon. The troupe has been touring different Gulf Cooperation Council countries which has a sizeable Goan po
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Goa players of Goa
Pic taken by me  a Squirrel at a resort in Goa.
Pic taken by me, a Squirrel at a resort in Goa.
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is s...
A twenty-member Goan Konkani tiatr group which landed here in Qatar on Sunday night from London is seen outside the Doha International airport. The group will staged their Konkani tiatr “Mahanand Monis Vo Soitan ?” (Mahanand, human being or devil) on Friday February 12, at Al Ghazal Hall (QP) at 4.00 pm. The Tiatr written and directed by Tony Dias held two shows in UK, in London and Swidon. The troupe has been touring different Gulf Cooperation Council countries which has a sizeable Goan po
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa

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