Navy school children trained in fire safety

Navy school children trained in fire safety

Vasco: Over 1400 students of Navy Children School, Dabolim, were instructed and trained in fire safety procedures and how to evacuate the school building in record time, recently. Vasco Fire Safety Officer Dilip Bicholkar said that the aim was to teach children not to panic and be mindful in following safety procedures by reaching the nearest exit point for evacuation. The school students were supervised and guided Bicholkar in the...
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Spread of coronavirus: DHS advises travellers to China to take precautionary measures

Spread of coronavirus: DHS advises travellers to China to take precautionary measures

Panaji: Following the World Health Organisation’s risk assessment for the global spread of the novel Coronavirus (nCoV), the Directorate of Health Services (DHS), on Friday, issued an advisory asking the travellers to China to take precautionary measures to combat the virus that has killed 26 people. “Travellers are requested to observe good personal hygiene, practice frequent handwashing with soap, follow respiratory etiquettes by covering the mouth during coughing or sneezing....
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Rs 5 cr worth drugs destroyed

Rs 5 cr worth drugs destroyed

Vasco: Goa Customs destroyed drugs worth around Rs 5 crore on Friday. The drugs were disposed of using the incinerator facility in Goa Medical College Bambolim under the supervision of drug disposal committee. [H]
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Batloo case: HC dismisses state’s criminal appeal

Batloo case: HC dismisses state’s criminal appeal

Panaji: High Court of Bombay at Goa has dismissed a criminal appeal filed by state of Goa related to the Tariq Ahmad Batloo case. The appeal, under Section 378 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) was directed against the judgment and order dated July 10, 2008, passed by the Ad hoc Assistant Sessions Judge, FTC-I, South Goa at Margao, acquitting the respondent , Tariq Ahmad Batloo of the...
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Furniture showroom at Nuvem gutted

Furniture showroom at Nuvem gutted

Margao: A fire at a furniture showroom on Friday evening resulted in a huge loss to the owner. The incident kept the fire stations at Margao and Verna on toes. The furniture showroom owned by Pradeep Colaco near the Holy Rosary Convent in Nuvem caught fire at 6.54 in the evening on Thursday. The showroom was completely gutted by 7.15 pm. As the fire couldn’t be contained, the Verna fire...
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Driver injured as car slams into electric pole

Driver injured as car slams into electric pole

Ponda: The 20-year-old Pawan Koch, suffered serious injuries on his hand, after the car he was driving hit an electric police located on the roadside. His co-passenger escaped unhurt. The driver reportedly lost control of his car, which led to the accident that took place in the middle of the night. The driver was shifted to GMC. [H]
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Sancoale locals confront Dy collector over contamination of spring

Sancoale locals confront Dy collector over contamination of spring

Vasco: A large group of irate locals from Bondeabhat, Sancoale met the Mormugao Deputy Collector and demanded that immediate action be taken in connection to the contamination of the natural spring due to the release of sewage into it. On Friday morning, the locals marched towards the Block Development Officer and called on the panchayat secretary to be present for the same. They were annoyed to find that the BDO...
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Cabral seeks people’s cooperation to set up Saligao power substation

Cabral seeks people’s cooperation to set up Saligao power substation

Saligao: Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has said that people’s cooperation will be required to undertake work on the new power substation in Saligao which will be unmanned and have latest digital technology, adding, the work on the project will commence in February. Cabral was speaking at a function in Saligao held to mark inauguration of work worth Rs 13.72 crore to convert existing overhead 11 KV feeders to underground system,...
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FILHOS

Ingredients: Wheat flour 200 gms, coconut milk 100 ml, water 50 ml, jaggery 50gms, bananas (ripe) 2, egg 1 no, cardamom powder a pinch, salt to taste, grated coconut 25 gms. Method: Mix all the above ingredients (except the bananas) in a bowl till you get a smooth batter. Mash the bananas and then add the mashed bananas to the […]

Rasgulla

Ingredients 3/4     gallon milk 1     juice of small lemon 7   cup   water 2   cup   sugar 1/4   teaspoon   corn flour 1/2   tablespoon   maida/ all purpose flour 1     pinch baking powder 3/4   teaspoon   rose essence Procedure: 1.   Bring 3/4 gallon of milk to a boil. Once it comes to a boil add in the lemon juice. The milk will begin to curdle. […]

Watermelon Aqua Fresca

Serves : 4 Ingredients 4     slices of watermelon cut into cubes and seeds removed 1/2     cucumber 1   cup   sparkling water (soda ) 1     lemon 20     mint leaves 4   dash   vodka Instructions 1.   Add the water melon , cucumber, ice cubes, vodka, sparking water,squeezed lemon juice in a blender and blend till a uniform mix. 2.   Add mint leaves and a […]

Goan Fish Cutlets

Serves : 4 Ingredients 2     cans tuna 1     onion (chopped fine) 1   teaspoon   ginger/garlic paste 1-2     chilies 1   teaspoon   coriander powder 1/2   teaspoon   turmeric powder 2   teaspoon   parsley flakes or small bunch cilantro 1     slice bread (crust removed) cut into cubes 1   tablespoon   lime juice 1     egg 1/2   cup   semolina (rawa) salt to taste oil for frying Instructions 1.   Drain […]

Aambyaanche Sasav

Serves : 4 Ingredients 1     raw mango 1     almost ripe mango 2   teaspoon   mustard seeds 4   tablespoon   jaggery 1   teaspoon   salt 6     dry red chilies 3/4   cup   freshly grated coconut 1   pinch   aesafetida 1   teaspoon   oil Instructions Peel and cut mangoes into small pieces and keep aside. (The traditional Goan saasav is also made with small sucking mangoes. You can […]

Sol Kadhi

Serves : 2 Ingredients 1   cup   grated coconut 2   tablespoon   unsweetened kokum syrup 5-6     kokum skin dried 1     chillies 3-4     garlic cloves 1     fresh coriander leaves Instructions Grind grated coconut, chilli and garlic together in a mixer and add crushed garlic and chillies. (You can use use coconut milk if no gratedcoconut is available ). Strain the coconut mix in […]

Pineapple Sasav

Ingredients 500 grams pineapple (ripe or semiripe) 100 grams jaggery 120 grams dessicated coconut 5 peppers 2 kashmiri red chilli 10 curry leaves 2 teaspoon oil 4 teaspoon mustard seeds salt to taste 3-4 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon lime juice(optional) 1 cilantro leaf(optional for garnishing) Instructions 1. Cut pineapple to small pieces and marinate with 1 tsp salt and grated […]

Goan Wedding Stew

A classic dish made popular and served at weddings in Goa, that has now become a staple in many household celebrations. This is my interpretation of it. Ingredients beef– 1   pound pork- -1   pound chicken- -1   pound ginger/garlic paste – -3   teaspoon salt- -3   teaspoon potatoes (1.5 cup – cubed) – -3 onions (1 cup – chopped fine)- -2 carrots […]