Parrikar recuperating, likely to be discharged soon: CMO

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who was admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday evening is said to be recuperating and is likely to be discharged soon. The information was relayed by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on Monday. “The chief minister was admitted in the GMC for mild dehydration yesterday and…

Google India to host ‘Developer Students Club’ summit in Goa

Google India on Friday announced a three-day ‘Developer Students Club’ (DSC) summit in Goa. It aims to create a pool of workforce in the country that is highly-skilled. The summit aims to give Indian students a head-start on Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mobile and Web Development technologies. It will be held from February 23 to 25. “To broaden…

Parrikar claims ‘girls drinking beer’ remark taken out of context

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday clarified that his recent comment expressing fear about girls drinking beer was taken out of context on social media. He said that he was only expressing a worry. Parrikar was trolled on social media after his comment went viral. Hashtag ‘GirlsWhoDrinkBeer’ became a trending topic on Twitter with…

Goa begins Carnival celebrations

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Goa began Carnival celebrations on Saturday with the traditional inaugural float parade in Panaji. The state showcased its Latin elements that were imbibed during the Portuguese rule. King Momo led the parade marking the start of four days of festivities in the state. The parade, which was hosted by State Tourism Department, was held along…

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