admin on December 30th, 2011

DOLCY D’CRUZ goasheartbeat@ heraldgoa. com “ I never heard of this in Goa!” is a common expression one will get after glancing through the initial pages of ‘ Love Goa’, a book by Australian native, Fiona Caulfield. Fiona made India her home since 2004 and she is the author of ‘ Love Travel Guides’. “ […]

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admin on December 30th, 2011

Debbie Guest From: The Australian December 30, 2011 12:00AM PROMINENT Perth barrister Lloyd Rayney will have a trial before a judge alone, without a jury, when he faces the charge of murdering his wife, Corryn. The trial judge has been appointed from outside Western Australia and was announced yesterday as the Northern Territory’s former chief […]

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admin on December 29th, 2011

Frontline Volume 28 – Issue 27 :: Dec. 31, 2011-Jan. 13, 2012 INDIA’S NATIONAL MAGAZINE from the publishers of THE HINDU OBITUARY Humble genius PAMELA D’MELLO Sharp wit and the ability to sketch fellow humans with humour, compassion and verve made Mario Miranda (1926-2011) exceptional. Mario Miranda. It has been said that Goa gave Mario […]

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admin on December 29th, 2011

PANAJI: The Indian council of management executives (ICME) has urged chief minister Digambar Kamat to take over the assets of Goan clubs in Mumbai so that the interests of members are protected and also to set up family courts and a state mediation commission to resolve pending matters in civil courts. The issue of old […]

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admin on December 27th, 2011

Published on: December 24, 2011 – 01:57 PANAJI: Vodafone India recently launched Rs400 Tourist Pack offer specially modelled for tourist customers in Goa coming from other countries. With the first recharge of Rs400 it enables new customers to enjoy ISD calls at reduced rates. Priced at Rs 400 it also gives a talk-time of Rs […]

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admin on December 27th, 2011

Published on: December 24, 2011 – 02:17 By Mini Ribeiro Christmas lunch promises to be an elaborate affair with a delicious spread. And wines almost always are an intrinsic part of such an occasion. So the right wines must complement the meal if you want to do justice to both. Red and white, you may […]

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admin on December 27th, 2011

TEAM HERALD teamherald@ herald- goa. com PANJIM: Traveling to Goa for year end- New Year revelries is sure to blow a hole in the pockets of merrymakers seeking to welcome 2012 in Goa. Air and bus fares have skyrocketed to ridiculous sums. For instance, Mumbai- Goa and Pune- Goa bus fare has shot up by […]

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admin on December 24th, 2011

Christmas the Goan way Published on: December 24, 2011 – 02:15 By Maria Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues In Goa, the Catholic community celebrates the birth of Christ with great pomp. Christianity was brought to this tiny hamlet by the Portuguese, who converted the native Hindus and Muslims of Goa. However, they were not successful […]

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admin on December 23rd, 2011

PANAJI: The connoisseurs of alcohol who shun Fenny from their menu for its strong odour may soon have a reason to raise a toast as researchers are not only burning the midnight oil to produce the quintessential Goan brew sans smell but also to grant it an exotic status. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), […]

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The Perfect Christmas Turkey Published on: December 22, 2011 – 02:27 By Mini Ribeiro What is a Christmas without the traditional roast turkey with all its trimmings? Goans look forward to their Turkey on Christmas and many order it in advance. Cooking the perfect Christmas turkey is a precise and time-consuming operation. But before that, […]

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