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Stir to save Mollem rages on in Goa

Residents protest expansion of rail line through protected areas to raise coal carrying capacity of Mormugao Port.
The protests and arresting visuals garnered nationwide attention and support with celebrities and other movements some from as far as Australia joining cause with Goa’s twin movements — Save Mollem and Goyant Kollso Naka (We don’t want coal in Goa).(HT Photo)
The protests and arresting visuals garnered nationwide attention and support with celebrities and other movements some from as far as Australia joining cause with Goa’s twin movements — Save Mollem and Goyant Kollso Naka (We don’t want coal in Goa).(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 06:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Goa: Midnight protest against railway expansion gets huge support

The conversion of a single-track route into a double line is being opposed, which protesters allege will cause irreparable damage to the fragile Western Ghats ecosystem
Hundreds of protesters gathered at Chandor in south Goa and camped along the railway track with candles against the state government’s move to push through railway expansion through a stretch located between Margao and Sanvordem.(HT photo)
Hundreds of protesters gathered at Chandor in south Goa and camped along the railway track with candles against the state government’s move to push through railway expansion through a stretch located between Margao and Sanvordem.(HT photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 05:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

One dead as heavy rain batters Goa

Fishermen have been advised not to venture out to the sea
IMD had issued a red alert – a warning for heavy rainfall – for Monday. However, the intensity of rainfall is likely to lessen on Tuesday and Wednesday.(Representational Photo/HT)
IMD had issued a red alert – a warning for heavy rainfall – for Monday. However, the intensity of rainfall is likely to lessen on Tuesday and Wednesday.(Representational Photo/HT)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 12:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByHT Correspondent

Goa’s complacency led to Covid-19 spike, says Governor after meeting with CM

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant came under the scanner with the Governor Satya Pal malik questioning the ‘error of judgment’ in not locking down Vasco da Gama, Goa’s port town which is now the epicentre of the spread of the virus in the state.
Goa Governor Satya Pal malik at a meeting with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and other officials at the Raj Bhawan on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Goa Governor Satya Pal malik at a meeting with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and other officials at the Raj Bhawan on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 16, 2020 08:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Surge in Goa’s Covid-19 cases traced to infection at this health centre

Data released by the government has revealed that 24 out of the 34 staff working at the Urban Health Centre in Vasco tested Covid-19 positive which forced the shuttering of the centre.
The Health Authorities admitted to the lapse that led to the spread. (Representative photo by Sunil Ghosh /Hindustan Times)
The Health Authorities admitted to the lapse that led to the spread. (Representative photo by Sunil Ghosh /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 09:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

40 new cases take Goa’s Covid-19 tally to 166

Thirty two of the new cases were reported from the containment zone at the Mangor Hill locality of Goa’s port town of Vasco da Gama.
Goa is aiming to test 2,000 people daily for Covid-19 in the coming days.(Representative Photo/ANI)
Goa is aiming to test 2,000 people daily for Covid-19 in the coming days.(Representative Photo/ANI)
Published on Jun 04, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza| Edited by Sabir Hussain

One car, 4,000 meals: How father-daughter duo in Goa fed those in need

For two weeks across the month of April he drove daily from his home in Assagao in North Goa to Vasco in South Goa and then to Bicholim back in North Goa all to help ensure that those in need could get one square meal a day.
Kumar and his daughter Hiya Nandini began pooling together resources -- daily necessities like rice, atta and oil -- even before the government could mobilise, to ensure that no one went hungry.(File photo)
Kumar and his daughter Hiya Nandini began pooling together resources -- daily necessities like rice, atta and oil -- even before the government could mobilise, to ensure that no one went hungry.(File photo)
Updated on May 11, 2020 07:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza | Edited by Niyati Singh

Two weeks later, whale carcass continues to rot on Goa beach

The carcass remains on the beach on account of difficulty in getting heavy lifting machinery to the area.
The dwarf sperm whale washed ashore at Bimbel beach in Goa’s Vasco da Gamaon September 9.(HT PHOTO)
The dwarf sperm whale washed ashore at Bimbel beach in Goa’s Vasco da Gamaon September 9.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 21, 2019 04:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

How many chillies can you name? Join Kunal Vijayakar on a spicy trail

This fruit is now so integral to our cuisine that we’ve even forgotten we went thousands of years chilli-less, until it was brought here via Vasco da Gama.
In India, we use a large variety of dried, red chillies. And we love our fresh green ones too. You also get yellow, orange, purple, and chillies verging on black.(Shutterstock)
In India, we use a large variety of dried, red chillies. And we love our fresh green ones too. You also get yellow, orange, purple, and chillies verging on black.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 28, 2019 08:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKunal Vijayakar

After four decades of acting, Mohanlal to become director with 3D film Barroz

Mohanlal will make his direction debut with a film called Barroz- Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure. The Lucifer actor took to his blog to make the announcement.
Mohanlal in a still from his film, Lucifer.
Mohanlal in a still from his film, Lucifer.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKarthik Kumar

Travel: Retracing Vasco da Gama’s footsteps in Portugal

A few centuries after the discovery of the sea route to India, we decide to discover homeland of the Portuguese explorer
A view of Lisbon city from the River Tagus(Alison and Sumanto Ray)
A view of Lisbon city from the River Tagus(Alison and Sumanto Ray)
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAlison and Sumanto Ray

This light show projects Portugal’s history onto ruined church

The multimedia show Lisbon Under Stars is drawing visitors every night to the Portuguese capital’s landmark Carmo Church. It projects the history of the country on the walls and arches of a ruined church.
The multimedia show Lisbon Under Stars has been drawing up to 500 visitors a night.(Facebook)
The multimedia show Lisbon Under Stars has been drawing up to 500 visitors a night.(Facebook)
Updated on Jun 17, 2018 02:53 PM IST
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UK’s Swindon gets first councillor of Goan origin

A large number of people from Goa have migrated in recent years to Swindon, nearly 130 km south-west of London.
Imtiyaz Shaikh, who contested as a Labour candidate, won the five-cornered contest in Eastcott, polling 1621 votes. His nearest rival, Toby Robson of Liberal Democrats, received 1344 votes.(Twitter Photo)
Imtiyaz Shaikh, who contested as a Labour candidate, won the five-cornered contest in Eastcott, polling 1621 votes. His nearest rival, Toby Robson of Liberal Democrats, received 1344 votes.(Twitter Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2018 10:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar
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