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    Goa is a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan, separated from the Deccan highlands of the state of Karnataka by the Western Ghats.

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    Why Goa CM keeps his phone switched off?
    National

    Why Goa CM keeps his phone switched off?

    Explaining the idiosyncrasies of running an administration, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said easy access to Ministers and even the Chief Minister could prove to be a bane for administrators.

    Goa CM slams green activists for mining industry shutdown
    National

    Goa CM slams green activists for mining industry shutdown

    Slamming environmentalists for repeatedly blocking development projects in the coastal state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday, squarely blamed the shutdown of Goa's mining industry on green activists.

    Jury decides IFFI films: Co-organisers on absence of Konkani titles
    Entertainment

    Jury decides IFFI films: Co-organisers on absence of Konkani titles

    The Entertainment Society of Goa, co-organiser of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), on Friday, shrugged off criticism over the non-inclusion of Konkani films in the programming schedule of the country's biggest government-backed film festival, saying the jury has the final say in selection of films for the event.

    Can't debar casinos as promoters have invested: Goa minister
    National

    Can't debar casinos as promoters have invested: Goa minister

    Rejecting demands made by the Congress to debar casinos from the Mandovi river off the capital, Goa's Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday said that the government cannot ask the casinos to shut down on account of the investments made by many promoters in the coastal state.

    Lobera happy I'm playing for India in his chosen position: Mandar
    Football

    Lobera happy I'm playing for India in his chosen position: Mandar

    Mandar Rao Desai is one of many footballers who have earned maiden call-ups to the national squad since Croatian Igor Stimac took over as India's coach in May this year.

    No pressure on players in SAFF C'ship: India women's coach
    Football

    No pressure on players in SAFF C'ship: India women's coach

    India U-15 women's team head coach Alex Ambrose believes that sticking to the basics will help his side perform well at the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship 2019, where India are set to take on Nepal in the opener on Wednesday.

    'Thomas Cook closure has zero to minimal impact on IHCL Goa'
    Business

    'Thomas Cook closure has zero to minimal impact on IHCL Goa'

    The closure of global tourism travel company Thomas Cook has had a "zero to minimal" impact on properties run by the Tata Group-run Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) in Goa, according to Vincent Ramos, Area Director of IHCL, which has a chain of five-star and business resorts in the coastal state.

    I live travelling: Vaani Kapoor
    Entertainment

    I live travelling: Vaani Kapoor

    (life) Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor says she "lives travelling". The 31-year-old holds a Bachelor's degree in tourism studies and says her education has enhanced her sense of seeing new places. Last week, Vaani was in Delhi to walk the ramp for designer Nikita Tandon at the 12th India Runway Week. In an interview with life, she spoke about her travel experiences and more. Excerpts:

    Goa: Congress questions CM Pramod Sawant over beach safety
    Politics

    Goa: Congress questions CM Pramod Sawant over beach safety

    Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Saturday questioned Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over safety provisions on the beaches after a tourist couple was hit by a lightning strike, leading to the death of one and injury to other.

    Goa's ODF claims questioned, oppn alleges data manipulation
    National

    Goa's ODF claims questioned, oppn alleges data manipulation

    The Goa government's claim of an open defecation free (ODF) state has come under a cloud with even Chief Minister Pramod Sawant being forced to admit that declaring Goa an ODF state was necessary to avoid national embarrassment.

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