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1. La Confiserie Bakery, Calangute
This bakery is a hit among the locals and was a small outlet. The bakery is located near Fort Aguada Road and is known for Goan sweets.
#LaConfiserie #Calangute #GoanBakeries Image
2. Geeta Bakery, Panjim
This is a very old bakery and one of Panjim city’s gems. Set way back in 1948, only a year after India’s independence and long before the Portuguese ended their rule over Goa.
#GeetaBakery #Panjim #GoanBakeries Image
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1/4 This family heirloom was stolen in #Goa in June 2020. There is a slim chance that it will be recovered, but my late grandma would be sad if we didn’t try. Please retweet. @thatdoggonelady @smitagnair @vmingoa @alakasahani @PoonamSaxena_ @prudentgoa @oheraldogoa @Navhind_Times
2/4 The gold chain & pendant in the photo were also stolen. They must have been melted down by now. But we suspect it will be difficult for the criminals to dispose of the larger necklace because it will be difficult to melt down (the gold balls are gold leaf on some kind of wax)
3/4 My mother has somewhat reconciled to the loss of her valuables, but the fact that this heirloom was taken is upsetting. It has been handed down from matriarch to matriarch over the generations. According to family tradition, it rightfully belongs to my 11-year-old niece.
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The Inquisition, was a group of institutions within the Catholic Church whose aim was to combat heresy. The Inquisition of Goa was the most horrific of all the Inquisition in the world.
#TuesdayThoughts
#tuesdayvibes #TuesdayMotivation @ShefVaidya #Goa ImageImage
Francis Xavier who is considered by Christian religious leaders as a saint and a miraculous person, landed in Goa on 6th May 1542 with a resolve to uproot paganism from Indian soil and replacing it with Christianity.
And so all plans of persecution and oppression of the Hindus came along with him. All religious policies and procedures of forcible and fraudulent conversions and demolitions of the Hindu Temples and idols were undertaken under his guidance and missionary zeal.
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After defection politics of 90s, mining lease imbroglio, untimely demise of a political colossus, trend of midnight mergers Goa, has been hurtling from crisis to crisis when #COVID19Pandemic hit. On #goastatehoodday, I pray for all #Goenkars to unite for restoring Goa's glory.
Goa is fortunate to have the sage advice of many senior leaders & dynamic young like @DrPramodPSawant @visrane @VijaiSardesai @sidkuks @RohanKhaunte @ReginaldoGoa who need to work like force multipliers on a war footing to deliver Goa out of this unprecedented multipronged crisis
#Goenkars & balanced members of media like @PramodGoa @sandeshgoa among others, must exert enough pressure to put governance delivery firmly on the forefront & avoid cynicism, paranoia & clamour for financially profligate packages. Good governance will take care in due time.
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#DeltaCorp - A #Gaming Behemoth

Cmp-74
Market Cap- 2,016 cr
Industry- Gaming/Casino
1) Company Overview

Delta Corp only listed casino operator in India enjoying 55% #marketshare in organized #casino market

Along with its casino business, company also owns #Adda52 a leading online poker.

It has licenses in all casino destinations ie #Goa, #Daman & #Sikkim.
2) Competitive advantage & strong entry barriers

Delta owns 3 out of 6 offshore casino licenses and has a total installed capacity of 1lac sq feet and 1200 gaming positions.

The last license issued by Government of Goa was in 2011.
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#Rajasthan
Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is famous for its rich culture. But what makes the state distinctive and popular is its cuisine. Rajasthanis love their food and it is evident in their preparations. Dal Bati Churma maava kachori are the most famous dishes of Rajasthan Image
#Gujarati
Gujarati cuisine is that of the state ofGujarat, in western India. The typical Gujaratithali consists of rotli, dal or kadhi, rice, and shaak (a dish made up
of several different combinations of vegetables and spices, which may be either spicy or sweet). Image
#Haryana
Kachri ki chutney is famous in Haryana. This chutney is made from vegetable called Kachri that is locally grown in the state. Kachri is a wild variety of cucumber & looks like watermelon. Kachri chutney is made from ground kachri, garlic, onion, other spices & yogurt. Image
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Goa: 5 Best Things to do
Goa is particularly popular with backpackers. You can see and experience a lot of unique things there. Goa is also a very cheap travel destination with friendly people, Adventure & delicious food!

#GoaTravelGuide #Goa #Travel #TheList

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1. Scuba Diving
Goa has the most beautiful Scuba diving sites. I did the Open Water Diver in Goa at @GrandIslandGoa and I just loved it. The underwater world near Goa is so beautiful and yet very different. You can see turtles, manta rays and wrecks. #ScubaDiving #GoaDiving
2. Enjoy Super Delicious Goan Cuisine!
There are a lot of delicious Seafood dishes in Goa! I love the food there so much! It usually consists of fish, rice, chicken, various vegetables, and sauces. My absolute favorite was the Chicken Xacuti Curry.
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#Lockdown is critical for slowing the spread of #COVID19, and India has displayed firm resolve in enforcing it.

Massive labour churn; CMIE Data indicates that 120 million people have lost their jobs. We will need strong Govt action to revive the Economy.
theprint.in/opinion/india-…
We're already in a Global #Recession, the kind of which hasn't been seen in a century. It could get a lot worse, and we need to be prepared. #ViciousCycle 🔁 : Businesses shuttered, Labour furloughed, Expenditure cut and Demand destroyed. @MD_Nalapat
nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/what…
On TV now: "Global Trade may plunge up to 32% this year." - Roberto Azevedo, Director General WTO. We ignore the coming economic tsunami at our peril.
@FinMinIndia @RBI @DasShaktikanta @Swamy39 @MD_Nalapat @TobbySimon Image
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The amount of Social service works done by a particular community during the National Crisis of which there is mass propaganda and targeting harassment Is done for Political benifits.

#Covid_19 #Muslim

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The Masajids are being Utilized at the time of need, during the National Crisis,

2/n

NGO in Bangalore working together preparing Food kits and distributing to the Poor and those who are in need.

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THREAD: So here’s what went down in #Goa after Sunday’s #JanataCurfew that was put in place by the Centre as a trial run to the #CoronavirusLockdown.

Without notice, on March 22 itself, @goacm announced that the state govt would be extending the curfew by three more days. (1)
We are informed that there is no need to panic, as groceries and other essential services wouldn’t be impacted. The only difference being that instead of staying open all day, grocery stores would now be open only from 6am to 11am. That was the first bad move. (2)
The very next morning, people thronged to the stores. Because stores were open for such a small window of time, everyone was out trying to get supplies at the same time. Many opted to hoard, while many others chose to be responsible citizens and buy only what was needed. (3).
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#CoronavirusOutbreak | WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that a nationwide shurdown, which is being implemented by India to curb #COVID19, will not be enough to fight the outbreak. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2UhuEs7
#CoronavirusOutbreak | A three-year-old Indian girl was among the 73 new #COVID19 cases that have been reported in #Singapore in a day, taking the tally to over 600. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2UhuEs7
#CoronavirusOutbreak | Three persons, all with travel history abroad, tested positive for the novel in #Goa, health department officials said, as the tourist haven joined the states which have reported #COVID19 cases. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2UhuEs7
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It has been found that official websites of Government of Goa directly links to a fake #Aadhaar site hosting porn. Both the websites are managed by an obscure company Terasoft Technologies HQ in Ahmedabad with branches in Delhi and Belgium. Cc @fs0c131y
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The fake #Aadhaar porn website is linked to the Aadhaar image at the bottom section of both the official #Goa Govt sites, which should be pointing to the official Aadhaar website.

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The fake #Aadhaar Card Uidai website registration details found the Registrant contact to be in #Kiev, #Ukraine and the site itself registered in July 2019.

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🇮🇳 #Inde : investi aujourd'hui pour son deuxième mandat, @narendramodi souhaite mettre en place des réformes économiques et sociales qui feraient de lui le Reagan indien. reuters.com/article/us-ind…
🇮🇳 Cette focalisation sur les enjeux économiques et sociaux aux dépends des enjeux identitaires, si elle se confirme dans les mois à venir, pourrait créer des tensions au sein de la vaste famille des nationalistes hindous, le #SanghParivar. A suivre donc.
🇮🇳 Le nouveau cabinet de @narendramodi compte 58 membres. L'entrée la plus importante est celle de l'ancien dirigeant du @BJP4India @AmitShah au poste de ministre de l'Intérieur. Cet organisateur de génie a largement contribué aux victoires de #Modi. business-standard.com/article/politi…
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Hello mumbai dilli wallas. This is a short appeal for those of you who love Goa and are planning to come here this season. Or ever. 1. Refuse plastic bottles of water. Carry water bottles. Everyone is happy to refill with filtered water. It’s safe. Tastier.
2. Don’t eat Lays chips. Don’t eat any thing from packets. There’s a garbage crisis. Don’t add to it. Carry your empty beer cans bottles if you’re drinking outdoors.
3. Don’t drive fast. People live in both Sides of the road. It’s their home. 40 is fast. Amble. Get Goa speed. It’s super fun.
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Today marked five years since #NarendraDabholkar was assassinated while on his morning walk in Pune (thread)

That act robbed Maharashtra and the rest of the country of one of the finest rationalist minds and dogged anti-superstition activists.

#NarendraDabholkar was 67 yrs old
For 18 long years, #NarendraDabholkar and his compatriots had campaigned for an anti-superstition anti-black magic law.
They were convinced that poorest/weakest people were being exploited under the rubric of religious practices though these had little or no religious sanction
On Aug 26, 2013, less than a week after #NarendraDabholkar was shot dead, the Maharashtra govt promulgated an ordinance. And formalised the law in December that year.

Since then, the law has seen amendments which diluted it, the list of banned activities has been reducing.
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