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10th century cave of Dhabos

By Rohit R Phalgaonkar

Dhabos is a small village in the taluka of Sattari. This village has the second cave site of Sattari which is historically and archaeologically very important.

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Around 10% of Princess cut

PANAJI: The work on cutting and removal of the River Princess was being carried out on a war footing ever since it began on Monday and the staff of Arihant Ship Breakers, the firm that bagged the contract, has so far cut around 10 per cent of the ship and around 60 per cent of the vessel was expected to be cut before monsoon.

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Holi to be celebrated today in Goa

PANAJI: Holi, the festival of colours, will be celebrated in Goa on March 20 with joy and gaiety. A number of activities, including entertainment programmes and rituals, have been organised around the state to commemorate the festival.

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Malim trawlers return as precautionary measure

A scientist at the National Institute of Oceanography maintained that though lunar attraction has some effect on the tidal movement, the natural phenomenon like earthquakes cannot be linked to the moon

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‘When the quake struck I thought I was dying’


PANAJI: When Japan was rocked by the major quake which seismologists record as 9.0-magnitude on the Richter scale, Monica Rodrigues from Guirim was strolling with a five-month old baby in a park.

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Govt declares strike by employees illegal

PANAJI: The government in a late evening a press communiqué issued here has declared the strike by the government employees from March 21 as illegal and warned that anyone found not discharging their assigned duties during the strike period, shall be treated as absent and the principle of "no work no pay" will be invoked in all such unauthorised absence.

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Traffic congestion inconveniences students in Mapusa

MAPUSA: The New Goa High School and St Britto High School in Mapusa are located close to each other; the schools have almost the same period schedule and school hours end just five minutes apart from each other.

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Mickky demands grants to English medium schools

MARGAO: The Benaulim MLA and former tourism minister, Mr Francisco Mickky Pacheco, on Saturday, demanded that the government drop its decision to acquire land for the expansion of the Dabolim airport "forthwith."

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FBMCC rallies behind Monica for Fatorda Cong ticket


MARGAO: Appealing to party leaders to nominate a peoples’ candidate, and not to impose self-styled candidates having bad records, and not to nominate rejected candidates, the Fatorda Block Mahila Congress Committee (FBMCC), general secretary, Ms Reshma Sayed said women of Fatorda were rallying behind Mahila Congress president, Ms Monica Dias, "who is in the public life for over 30 years" in their bid for the Fatorda Congress ticket.

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Teachers should adopt new teaching aids: Mauvin

VASCO: The first annual social gathering of the Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan Narayan Bandekar School was held in its new premises at Upasnagar, Sancoale, at which the Deputy Speaker and Cortalim MLA, Mr Mauvin Godinho was the chief guest.

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