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admin on June 4th, 2016

Nite in Goa Rum, Red Bull, and Feni take a back seat to this high octane event! The G.O.A Toronto magically re-created a starry night in Goa at this extraordinary occasion. The only thing missing was the rolling surf of the ocean. From the moment you walked in and tasted the refreshing chilled coconut water […]

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admin on November 1st, 2013

In my beauty bag: Bernadette Soares PETER MEECHAM/Fairfax NZ Bernadette Soares is passionate about beauty and has her definite favourite brands (if Pantene made our hair look like hers, we’d use it too). Bernadette Soares, 45, is a mother of three who came to New Zealand from Mumbai, India when she was 21. She launched […]

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admin on November 1st, 2013

Goa and the Pain of Alcoholism by Goa Streets 31/10/2013   Drinking during the day at a local bar   Often the ladies pay the biggest price Maria works as a maid in North Goa, staying at her sister’s place in Saligao with her teenage daughter while her unemployed husband stays back in Margao. Maria heads back home every […]

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admin on October 29th, 2013

The process of decolonization in Goa and East Timor Published on October 27, 2013 During the age of European imperial expansion, which began at the end of the 15th century, the Portuguese and Spanish kingdoms were first off the mark. While the Spanish headed west, with Columbus landing in the Americas, the Portuguese, attracted by […]

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admin on May 1st, 2013

Salutations – POPE FRANCIS Born on 17th December, 1936, In Buenos Aires of Italian decent, Was ordained in 1969, Rose from priest, bishop, cardinal, And finally a Pope. Years of studies , training and experience Didn’t give up, his learning All this didn’t happen, By the touch of a magic wand. You over came all […]

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admin on April 9th, 2013

Goans born abroad before 1961 deemed Indians TNN | Apr 9, 2013, 04.50 AM IST READ MORE Union Ministry Of Home Affairs|Born Abroad|Manohar Parrikar|Goa Legislative Assembly PANAJI: The Union ministry of home affairs recently confirmed to the Goa government that persons of Goan origin who were born abroad before liberation shall be deemed to have […]

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admin on March 23rd, 2013

Subject: Sponsored Family Visitor Information This email is to highlight the announcement made on 12 March by the Minister regarding changes to Visitor visa regulations. http://www.minister.immi.gov.au/media/bo/2013/bo194165.htm We encourage you to disseminate this advice to your community members. The really important thing for you to be aware of is any applications made on old forms will […]

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admin on March 2nd, 2013

Footprints on the Sands of Time By Menin Rodrigues (menin100@gmail.com) Introduction The Portuguese influence and dominance goes back to the 15TH Century but the real transition of Goans (of Portuguese-Hindu pedigree) from one place to another – from Goa to Bombay, to Karachi, to Africa and other continents started, realistically speaking, sometime in 1820. When […]

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admin on February 13th, 2013

PANAJI: Nearly 100 young scientists from 26 countries converged in Goa on February 11 and 12 to discuss the importance of better understanding the global change and its implications on the planet. The meeting was inaugurated by S Rajan, director, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research. Past Global Changes (PAGES) is a project of […]

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admin on February 9th, 2013

6 Feb 2013The Times of India (Mumbai edition)Sumitra Deb RoyTNN Mumbai: Shelter home takes in freedom fighter who was lingering on at St George Hospital, was taken to Mother Teresa’s Asha Daan Shelter Home in Byculla on Tuesday. TOI had reported how D’Souza, a veteran of the Goa Liberation Movement, had been staying at the […]

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