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BRITONS SHED TEARS FOR GOA'S GREGORY : The people in Fawley, United Kingdom, have expressed shock and sorrow over the death of Gregory Fernandes, a 32-year-old young man from Agonda in Canacona taluka, who fell victim to the horrendous racial attack.… MORE…...
Goan films may not be premiered during the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2007, but the organisers have decided to embellish the festival with a "Goa touch" to make up for the loss...
The Medical Tourism Association, the industry's first non-profit trade association for international healthcare providers, has recently returned from the medical tourism conference held in Goa, India and a subsequent two week tour of the top India hospitals....
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  Goa - LoveToKnow 1911
GOA, the name of the past and present capitals of Portuguese India, and of the surrounding territory more exactly described as Goa settlement, which is situated on the western coast of India, between 15° 44' and 14° 53' N., and between 73° 45' and 74° 26' E. Pop.
With Damaun (q.v.) and Diu (q.v.) Goa settlement forms a single administrative province ruled by a governor-general, and a single ecclesiastical province subject to the archbishop of Goa; for judicial purposes the province includes Macao in China, and Timor in the Malay Archipelago.
The social life of Goa was brilliant, as befitted the headquarters of the viceregal court, the army and navy, and the church; but the luxury and ostentation of all classes had become a byword before the end of the 16th century.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Goa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Goa's main rivers are the Mandovi, the Zuari, the Terekhol, Chapora and the Betul.
Goa is India's richest state with a GDP per capita one and a half times that of the country as a whole, and one of its fastest growth rates: 8.23% (yearly average 1990-2000).
Panaji is the headquarters of the north Goa district and Margao of the south district.
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 Goa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goa also has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, which are classified as a biodiversity hotspot.
The talukas of South Goa are Canacona, Mormugao, Quepem, Salcete and Sanguem.
Goa is India's richest state with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole, and one of its fastest growth rates: 8.23% (yearly average 1990-2000).
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 India Information >> Goa
Goa is located on the western coast of Indian Peninsula and separated from Maharashtra by the Terekhol River in the North, Karnataka in the South, the Western Ghats in the east, and Arabian Sea in the west.
Goa, a land of gentle hills and green valleys, a land blessed with flowers, fruits and minerals, is the 25th sate of India.
Goa is a bird watcher's paradise and keen bird-watchers will be in seventh heaven, and even those who have previously had little interest in birds will wonder at the richness of the birdlife.
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 Goa trance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goa trance (often referred as Goa or by the number 604) is a form of electronic music and is a style of trance music.
In the state of Goa, Goa trance parties can take place in unusual locations such as on a beach, in a desert or in the middle of the forest, although it is not uncommon for them to be held in conventional locations like clubs.
Goa parties also have a definitive visual aspect - the use of "fluoro" (fluorescent paint) is common on clothing and on decorations such as tapestries.
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 Official Website of Department of Tourism, Goa, India
Goa was liberated by the Indian Army from Portuguese colonisation on December 19, 1961 and became an Union Territory along with the enclaves of Daman and Diu.
On May 30, 1987 Goa was conferred statehood and became the 25th state of the Indian Republic.
The staple food in Goa is fish and rice, both among the Hindus and the Catholics.
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 Goa - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Goa, one of India’s smallest states with a territory of 3,702 sq km is cradled in the Sahayadri range in the Western Ghats.
Goa is rich in folk culture with a delightful blend of vigorous Konkani folk songs and remnants of Portuguese dance and music.
Goa’s ancient history goes back to the third century BC when it was part of the Mauryan Empire (321 to 185 BC).
www.indiatravelite.com /goa/goa.htm   (365 words)

 GoaCentral.Com-About Goa
Goa is a tropical paradise that lies on the west coast of India bathed by the warm waters of the Arabian sea.
This becomes apparent as soon as you cross the border to Goa from India or elsewhere.
Also unique is the fact that it is one of the few colonies that India (an ex- colony itself) liberated in 1961 and this set the stage for reclaiming history.
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Goa, this drop of golden sun on the west coast of India is bestowed upon by innumerable gifts.
The fact that Goa is riddled with temples, churches, mosques, and shrines prove that religion is deep rooted in the psyche of the Goans.
Apart from being places of worship, churches and temples in Goa are a delightful sight because of their aesthetic architectural design, idyllic locations and the tranquil atmosphere.
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In Goa trance there is a constant stream of 16th notes which when played at the suggested average of 144 bpm yields a flow of musical events at an average of 9.6 cps.
Goa trance tracks nearly always have a 16th note single pitch repetition, using a sharply defined upper harmonic filter swept synth timbre with the oscillator close to the point of resonance.
The Goa trance party has evolved into a commercially organised indoor event in the large cities of Europe and North America, but its original outdoor tropical tribedelic character is still represented by parties held, for example, on the beaches and in the forests of Northern New South Wales in Australia.
wwwdev.scu.edu.au /schools/carts/contmusic/mh/goa.html   (7295 words)

 TraveliteIndia.com: Goa, Tropical Paradise, city of beaches and churches in India, paradise in india,
Goa is a small tropical paradise set on the Konkan coast, on the Western Ghats, along the Arabian Sea.
Goa soon became the bone of contention between the Dutch, English, French and Portuguese, all vying for its possession.
A striking feature of Goa is the harmonious relationship between the two principal religious communities, the Hindus and the Catholics, who have lived together peacefully for generations.
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The city of Goa, originally a fortress in the hands first of the Hindus and then of the Mohammedans, was taken by Albuquerque in 1510.
In accordance with the concordat of 1886 (with subsequent adjustments) the Archdiocese of Goa comprises the whole of the Portuguese territory of Goa, and in British territory the three districts of North Canara, Savantwadi, and Belgaum, besides one exempted church in Poona.
The patriarchal residence is at Panjim, or New Goa.
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 Goa - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi
Goa (गोआ in [[Devanāgarī]]) is India's smallest [state in terms of area (since it attained statehood in 1987) and the fourth smallest in terms of population after Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.
Panaji is the headquarters of the north Goa district and Madgaon of the south district.
Goa's legislative capital is Porvorim andamp;ndash; the seat of the Goa assembly, which lies across the Mandovi River.
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 Goa travel guide - Wikitravel
Goa is a former Portuguese colony currently a state in India's West region.
Goa is a very small state, with only two districts, North and South Goa, which are further divided into 11 talukas.
Goa has daily flights to and from Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune (no flights return to Pune) and has flights twice a week to Chennai and Cochin.
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 Goa, India (TLIG: Mission: Reports of Vassula's Meetings: 1999 Reports |   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vassula spoke at this her second presentation in Goa on the importance of knowing God in an intimate way.
Souvenirs reflecting Church Art in the history of the Goa church were presented both to Vassula and Tom Austin.
Earlier on, before the meeting with the organizers, an attempt was made to seek an appointment with the Archbishop; but unfortunately, the Bishop declined as he had other commitments on that day.
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 India-States Goa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Goa is the smallest state of Indian Union and is situated on the western coast of the Indian peninsula.
On its north runs the Terekhol river which separate Goa from Maharashtra and on south lies the north Canara district of Karnataka.
The entire territory of Goa is dotted with some of the most magnificent Churches, Temples and age old Forts and Ruins and beautiful Beaches that draw the admiration of visitors.
www.indiatravelite.com /states/goa.htm   (171 words)

 Goa  -- India  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Nearby, the city of Old Goa (Portuguese Velha Goa), the former capital of Goa, was founded about 1440 and conquered by the Portuguese in 1510.
By the mid-18th century, disease epidemics caused the Portuguese viceroy to move to Nova Goa (Panaji).
From 1962 until May 1987, when it attained statehood, Goa was part of Goa, Damân, and Diu, a union territory of India named for the three districts it comprised.
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 A land of nature's beauty and Charm Goa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Quite simply there is no place like Goa in India for a tourist, it has a identity which is quite distinct from the rest of India and is small enough to be grasped and explored in a way that other Indian states are not.
Perched on the slopes of the Western ghats (Sahyadri ranges), Goa is bounded on the North by Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, on the East by Belgaum, on the South by Karwar Districts of Karnataka, and on the west by Arabian Sea.
It is said that the best way to get around Goa is to hire a motorcycle, though be sure to carry the necessary paperwork (licence, registration and insurance) because checks on foreigners are a lucrative source of baksheesh for the police.
www.namasthenri.com /travel/goa/goa.htm   (1613 words)

 Goa - Wikimedia Commons
Goa (गोवा) is India's smallest state in terms of area and the second smallest in terms of population.
Goa is internationally renowned for its fabled tropical beaches and world heritage architecture.
A former colony of Portugal, parts of it were ruled by the Portuguese for about 450 years, from 1510 until 1961.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Goa   (103 words)

 Goa: India Tourism - Incredible India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whitewashed chapels and churches that dot the landscape are surrounded by sleepy villages and rice fields.
Old Goa, now deserted, has a collection of Goa’s largest churches: Se Cathedral with its Iberian exterior, Bom Jesu which enshrines the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier and the starkly beautiful Convent of Saint Monica are a few of these.
Road: Panaji, the capital of Goa, is connected by road to Bangalore-598 kms, Belgaum-157 km, Bombay-594 km, Gokarn-154 km, Hospet-315 km, Hubli-184 km, Karwar-103 km, Kolhapur-246 km, Malwan-150 km, Mangalore-371 kms, Mysore-696 kms, Pune-458 kms, Ratnagiri-263 kms, Vengurla-73 kms etc.
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