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Petition to CM seeking Ola, Uber services in Goa goes viral

Panaji |Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST

An e-petition demanding that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar facilitate the entry of Ola and Uber cab services in Goa, one of the top tourism destinations in the country, has gone viral.

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Brazilian goalkeeper convicted of murder ordered to return to jail

Rio de Janeiro |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:11 PM IST

Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered footballer Bruno Fernandes to return to jail for the murder of his former girlfriend.

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India's proposed coal plants could imperil global climate goals

New York |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:11 PM IST

The world is unlikely to meet global climate goals if India carries through with plans to construct nearly 370 coal-fired power plants, new research warns.

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President conferred honorary D.Litt by Goa University

Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred an honorary D.Litt by the Goa University on Tuesday.

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Ex-Goa CM granted bail in illegal mining case

Panaji |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was granted ex-parte anticipatory bail by a trial court here on Monday, over the Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining case which is under investigation.

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President to visit Goa and Telangana on April 25 & 26

New Delhi | Monday, Apr 24 2017 IST

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Goa and Telangana on April 25 and 26, 2017, a Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson said today. On April 25, 2017, the President will address the annual convocat

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Four cow vigilantes booked in J&K for attacking goatherds

Jammu |Saturday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST

Four members of a self-styled 'gau rakshak' (cow vigilante) group were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five, police said here on Satu

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Subsidised fish for Goans soon, says Fisheries Minister

Panaji |Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST

Hit by rising fish prices, Goans may soon get subsidised fish thanks to a fisheries corporation which is likely to be set up under the aegis of the state Fisheries Ministry, Cabinet minister Vinod Pal

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Mining dust eats into lives at Goa's Sonshi village

Sonshi (Goa) |Thursday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

Although annual school exams are around the corner, homework or preparing for the series of tests is the last thing on the mind of 10-year-old Vasudev Gawde of Sonshi village, literally a speck in Nor

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Congress protests postponement of Goa panchayat polls

Panaji |Thursday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST

The Goa Congress on Thursday protested against the state government decision to postpone panchayat elections in the coastal state to June.

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