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…

The Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) to begin from December 7

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The 8th edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) will begin from December 7 to 10. Noted writers, poets, journalists and artists from India and abroad take part in the four-day long literary fest held once a year. The event will be inaugurated at the Maquinez Palace in Panaji while the rest of…

Private bus owners to go on a hunger strike on Monday

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To effectively demand the release of various subsidies and financial assistance assured by the government, All Goa Private Bus Owners Association has called for a one-day hunger strike in Panaji. General Secretary of the association, Sudip Tamankar, informed that the notice for the hunger strike was served to the Director of Transport, the Chief Minister…

More than 5,000 Goa government jobs will be open for recruitment in December

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Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed yesterday that more 5,000 vacancies in various government department will be filled up from December. For the last two years and a half years ,there is backlog of around 5,000 vacancies. There was a ban placed on recruitment in November of 2016 which was partially lifted later. Employees will…

IMA Goa unit doctors hold a two hour long token hunger strike

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Medical practitioners under the banner of Indian Medical Associations (IMA) Goa unit held a two hour long token hunger strike outside Raj Bhavan’s main gate to highlight the violence against doctors and punishment to prevent the violence should be strictly implemented. The hunger strike began at 8 am on Tuesday and ended with the doctors…

CM Parrikar wishes Goans on Dusshera and urges them to avoid using plastic bags

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On the occasion of Dussehra, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday wished Goans and urged them to avoid using plastic bags. “Let us celebrate the victory of good over evil by taking a small step towards a clean Goa, carry your own shopping bag and avoid using plastic,” Parrikar tweeted. Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami, marks…

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