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Goan women take the driver’s seat

PANAJI: Coming from different age groups and backgrounds, with some being single and having good education, four of the 10 travel hostesses of the newly-launched women taxi service in the state shared their wheeling experience of the last two days while working in a traditionally male domain.

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Amend FEMA to face ISIS threat: Naik

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Claiming that the state of Goa is facing a threat from ISIS terrorists, Rajya Sabha MP and secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Shantaram Naik said that it is absolutely essential that purchasing of properties by foreign nationals which is, unfortunately, permissible under certain conditions, has to be administratively and legally, restricted in public interest by amending Foreign Exchange …

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Jews pray at Chabad House in Anjuna to fulfil Lord’s wish

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE: The Chabad House, which is a Jewish community centre located in Anjuna has been placed under security cover after terror threat from global terror outfits such as Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and al-Qaeda to places in India including Goa. The Chabad House is located at St Anthony Praise in Anjuna and is owned …

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25,000 Krishi Cards by April

NT NETWORK MARGAO: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that the state government is targeting 25,000 Krishi Cards by April 2015. The Krishi Cards, Parrikar said will simplify the loan procedure for farmers and provide hassle-free loans to them of up to Rs 50,000. Speaking to reporters after inaugurating the district agricultural office at old collectorate building in Margao, …

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First-of-its-kind women taxi service launched in N Goa

NT NETWORK PANAJI: With a vision to improve the image of Goa as a safe tourist destination, Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) on Thursday rolled out its women taxi service in North Goa. Beginning with, 10 air-conditioned tourist taxis equipped with GPS and electronic fare meter will be driven by women travel hostesses that will cater exclusively to female tourists, …

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FC Goa go down to Chennaiyin 2-1

NT NETWORK MARGAO: Despite a dominating performance on the pitch, FC Goa conceded a 2-1 defeat to Chennaiyin FC, who scored two goals in the first half to take the honours in their first match of the Hero Indian Super League on Wednesday. The home team, egged on by a vociferous full house at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, started brightly with …

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Buoyant FC Goa ready for Chennaiyin challenge

The Goan team managed by Brazil legend Zico is set for a tough first duel against the dangerous visitors, who have former Italian star Marco Materazzi as their player-manager. Home advantage will count for nothing as both the teams look to secure full three points to get a head start in the 11-week tournament FC Goa host Chennaiyin FC in …

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Reach out to people, Luizinho tells Cong leaders

NT NETWORK PANAJI: In an apparent sign that he has returned to the state for revival of the party organisation, Luizinho Faleiro, new president of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, Tuesday called upon the Congress leaders to reach out to the people to understand their problems so as to find solution to them and attract them towards Congress. Addressing a …

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