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Parrikar plans to relocate Casinos to Mopa, send property rates soaring to help BJP make its new airport viable

BY DEVIKA SEQUIERA (THE WIRE) | Panaji: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar recently made an announcement in the state’s legislative assembly: all offshore casinos would have to shift to land-based operations within three years if they wanted to continue doing business in Goa. The decision, long expected despite the stock denials, is what the big players in the casino industry had ...

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Christians, Muslims condemn hate campaign, polarisation in Goa and selective targeting of community-based-economy

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  Goa’s Christian and Muslim groups met in a public meeting held at the Azad Maidan, Panaji, Goa on 22 July 2017 and attended by around eight thousand people. They issued the following statement: We are meeting in the aftermath of a series of desecrations in Goa. We are also meeting in the aftermath of a pervasive hate campaign that ...

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Over 20 illegal ‘ladies dance bars’ double up as pick up points for call girls and drug peddlers in Mira-Bhyandar

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BY FLYNN REMEDIOS | MIRA-BHYANDAR: When the new regulations governing dance bars, ladies bars and orchestra bars came into place months ago, not much changed for the those operating illegal and underground  or secret ‘ladies dance bars’, which also double up as pick up points for the flesh trade and points of sale for drug peddlers. Earlier, before the dance ...

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Parrikar does yet another U-turn, after asserting that desecrations were a well-planned act, one day later claims they are a ‘solo act’ and one-man-show

The desecration of religious symbols which took place over the last fortnight in Goa appear to be “a solo act”, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today following the arrest of a man in the case. He said even after the arrest, police would continue vigil in places of worship. “As of now it (series of desecration) appears to be a ...

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India Scribes launches #It’sMyCross campaign on FB to protest Goa desecrations

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India Scribes (IndiaScribes.com) – a news portal with a geographical focus on the tourist state of Goa, has launched a unique, innovative and creative form of protest to demonstrate against the communal elements who have been desecrating crosses and other religious symbols in Goa. Over the last one month nearly 11 crosses have been damaged or vandalized and in one ...

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Health Centres in Goa run out of life-saving medicines as in CM Parrikar’s Panaji constituency, diabetes and other essential medicines not available 

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BY FLYNN REMEDIOS: In most Health Centres in Goa – rural or primary and community as well as the urban health centres – essential and emergency medication and treatment for a range of serious ailments and diseases like diabetes, hypertension, blood pressure, etc are completely out of stock or not available most of the time. Even when the medicines become ...

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Lobo is more excited, he has been more hurt, says Vijai Sardesai as he disagrees with Michael Lobo on “Cross Vandalism” CBI probe

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Panaji: Town and country planning (TCP) minister and Goa Forward Party (GFP) mentor Vijay Sardesai on Tuesday demanded that cases regarding vandalism of religious structures be transferred to the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) of the Goa Police and not to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), reports the Times of India. He indirectly downplayed Michael Lobo’s outrage and tried to give ...

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Rightist Ponda group behind desecration of crosses, cemeteries, Parrikar must resign as he has failed, demands Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco

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Reacting to the vandalization of about 100 crosses and plaques at a Christian cemetery in Curchorem in South Goa, Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco speaking to IndiaScribes.com on phone said that the Parrikar-led government in Goa has failed to maintain law and order in the State of Goa. “Parrikar is the Home Minister and the custodian of law and order ...

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Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

Update: The Times is now reporting that Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before the meeting. Read the story. Two weeks after Donald J. Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, his eldest son arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin, according to confidential government records described ...

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Was the Holy Spirit Church or Margao church designed and built according to an astronomical calculation?

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Margao: Was the Margao church designed and built according to an astronomical calculation? The answer could be derived from the date, March 21 — vernal or spring equinox. At 6.15pm, beams of sunlight entered the three windows on the upper level of the church’s front façade, reports the Times of India, Goa. While the light beams that entered through the ...

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