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Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India. [1]

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Abhira tribe

The Abhira tribe were a people mentioned in ancient Indian epics and scriptures as early as the Vedas.

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Acheulean

Acheulean (also Acheulian and Mode II), from the French acheuléen, is an archaeological industry of stone tool manufacture characterized by distinctive oval and pear-shaped "hand-axes" associated with Homo erectus and derived species such as Homo heidelbergensis.

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Adil Shahi dynasty

The Adil Shahi or Adilshahi, was a Shia Muslim dynasty, founded by Yusuf Adil Shah, that ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur, centred on present-day Bijapur district, Karnataka in India, in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India from 1489 to 1686.

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Agnelo de Souza

Agnelo Gustavo Adolfo de Souza, S.F.X. (21 January 1869 – 20 November 1927), was a Roman Catholic priest of the Society of the Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar who performed missionary work in the province of Goa, then part of Portuguese India.

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Air Arabia

Air Arabia (العربية للطيران) is a low-cost airline with its head office in the A1 Building Sharjah Freight Center, Sharjah International Airport, in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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Air India

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India.

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All India Radio

All India Radio (AIR), officially known since 1956 as Ākāshvāṇī ("Voice from the Sky") is the national public radio broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati.

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Alluvium

Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.

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Amchem Noxib

Amchem Noxib is a Goan Konkani film released in 1963.

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Amplitude modulation

Amplitude modulation (AM) is a modulation technique used in electronic communication, most commonly for transmitting information via a radio carrier wave.

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Anmod

Anmod is a village in Karnataka state of India (Bharat) at the Goa-Karnataka border.

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Annexation of Goa

The Annexation of Goa was the process in which the Republic of India annexed the former Portuguese Indian territories of Goa, Daman and Diu, starting with the "armed action" carried out by the Indian Armed Forces in December 1961.

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Arabian Sea

The Arabian Sea, also known as Sea of Oman, is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by the Gulf of Aden, Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India.

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Architecture

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Architecture of Portugal

Architecture of Portugal refers to the architecture practiced in the territory of present-day Portugal since before the foundation of the country in the 12th century.

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Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh ("the land of dawn-lit mountains") is one of the 29 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country.

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Ashoka

Ashoka (died 232 BCE), or Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from to 232 BCE.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Asian Beach Games

The Asian Beach Games, also known as ABG,is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Auto rickshaw

An auto rickshaw is a motorized development of the traditional pulled rickshaw or cycle rickshaw.

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Badami

Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India.

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Bahmani Sultanate

The Bahmani Sultanate (also called the Bahmanid Empire or Bahmani Kingdom) was a Muslim state of the Deccan in South India and one of the major medieval Indian kingdoms.

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Bardez

Bardez is the name of a region and taluka in North Goa.

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika (Basílica do Bom Jesus) is located in Goa, India, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Bebinca

Bebinca, also known as bibik or bebinka, is a type of pudding and a traditional Indo-Portuguese dessert.

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Belgaum

Belgaum (also known as Belagavi, Belgavi and Venugrama or "bamboo village") is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka located in its northern part along the Western Ghats.

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Bhaangar Bhuin

Bhaangar Bhuin (Konkani: भांगरभूंय) is a Konkani-language daily newspaper distributed in the Indian state of Goa.

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is a protected area located in the Western Ghats of South India, in Sanguem taluk, Goa along the eastern border with Karnataka.

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Bhajan

A bhajan literally means "sharing".

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (abbreviated BSNL) is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company headquartered in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party

The Bharatiya Janata Party (translation: Indian People's Party; BJP) is one of the two major political parties in India, along with the Indian National Congress.

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Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited (commonly shortened to Airtel and stylised airtel) is an Indian global telecommunications services company based in New Delhi, India.

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Bhojas of Goa

Bhojas of Goa are a dynasty that ruled Goa and parts of Konkan and some part of Karnataka from the at least 3rd century AD to the 6th century AD, Goa came under the political sway of the Bhojas who ruled this territory in feudal allegiance to the Mauryan emperor of Pataliputra or perhaps under Shatavahanas.The Bhoja seat of power was located at Chandrapura or Chandraura (Modern Chandor) in Goa.

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Bhuierantlo Munis

Bhuierantlo Munis (Cave Man) was the first Konkani colour film.

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Bicholim

Bicholim, pronounced, also known as Dicholi, is a city and a municipal council in North Goa district in the state of Goa, India.

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BIG FM 92.7

92.7 BIG FM is a nationwide private FM radio station in India owned by Indian businessman Anil Ambani.

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.

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Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (shortened BITS Pilani or BITS) is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.

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Black-crested bulbul

The black-crested bulbul (Pycnonotus flaviventris) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds.

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Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court (IAST) is one of the oldest High Courts of India.

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Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in northeastern Goa, India in Ponda taluka.

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Brahmanand Sankhwalkar

Brahmanand Sagoon Kamat Sankhwalkar (born 6 March 1954) is a former Indian footballer and a captain of the Indian team from 1983 to 1986, who played as a goalkeeper.

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Bruno Coutinho

Bruno Coutinho is a football player from Goa, and winner of the Arjuna Award in 2001, a national Indian award for excellence in sport.

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BSNL Mobile

BSNL Mobile (formerly CellOne) is an Indian mobile network operator, operated by the public enterprise BSNL.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Cabo de Rama

Cabo de Rama is a fort in Goa, India.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Canacona

Canacona (Kannkonn, pronounced) is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in Goa, India.

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Carnival

Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.

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Chapora Fort

Chapora Fort, located in Bardez, Goa, rises high above the Chapora River.

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Chapora River

Chapora River is a river in northern Goa, India.

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Chaudi

Chaudi is a town in the South Goa district and is approximately two kilometres from Canacona.

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Chili pepper

The chili pepper (also chile pepper, chilli pepper, or simply chilli) from Nahuatl chīlli) is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. They are widely used in many cuisines to add spiciness to dishes. The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids. Chili peppers originated in Mexico. After the Columbian Exchange, many cultivars of chili pepper spread across the world, used for both food and traditional medicine. Worldwide in 2014, 32.3 million tonnes of green chili peppers and 3.8 million tonnes of dried chili peppers were produced. China is the world's largest producer of green chillies, providing half of the global total.

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Chinchinim

Chinchinim (चिंचोणें Chinchone) is a town in the Salcete sub-district of South Goa district, Goa, India.

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Chorão (island)

Chorão, also known as Choddnnem or Chodan, is an island along the Mandovi River near Ilhas, Goa, India.

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Chorizo

Chorizo (or, from Spanish; or) or Chouriço (from Portuguese) is a type of pork sausage.

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Christian

A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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Churchill Brothers S.C.

Churchill Brothers Sports Club is an Indian football club based in Margao, Goa.

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Chutu dynasty

The Chutu dynasty (Kannada: ಚುಟು) ruled parts of the Deccan region of South India in the 1st century BCE to 3rd century CE with its capital at Banavasi in modern Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state.

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Cinema of India

The Cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India.

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Civil enclave

A civil enclave is an area allotted at an airport belonging to the armed forces, for the usage of civil aircraft and civil aviation related services.

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Climax Lawrence

Climax Lawrence (born 16 January 1979) is an Indian professional football player.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Coast

A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.

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Coconut

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos.

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Coconut oil

Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera).

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Commerce

Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.

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Convent

A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers, religious sisters, or nuns; or the building used by the community, particularly in the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

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Corjuem Fort

Corjuem Fort is a fortress situated from the village of Aldona on the river island of Corjuem, Goa.

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Corridinho

The corridinho is a form of Portuguese dance, namely in the Algarve.

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Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Canacona Taluka, South Goa district, of Goa, India, established in 1968.

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Crucifix

A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning "(one) fixed to a cross") is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare cross.

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Cuncolim

Cuncolim is a city in South Goa district in the state of Goa, India.

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Curchorem

Curchorem (Kudchade) is a town and municipal council in the South Goa district of Goa, and is part of Quepem taluka.

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Curry

Curry (sometimes, plural curries) is an umbrella term referring to a number of dishes originating in the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent.

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Dabolim

Dabolim is a village in Mormugão, Goa.

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Dabolim Airport

Dabolim Airport or Goa Airport is the sole airport in Goa.

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Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu is a union territory in Western India.

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DD Free Dish

DD Free Dish (previously known as DD Direct Plus) is an Indian free-to-air digital direct-broadcast satellite television service owned and operated by the state-controlled public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati (Doordarshan).

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Deccan Plateau

The Deccan PlateauPage 46, is a large plateau in western and southern India.

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Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.

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Deknni

Dekhṇi (also spelled Dekni, Dekni, Dekhṇi) is a semi classical Goan (Indian) dance form.

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Delhi Sultanate

The Delhi Sultanate (Persian:دهلی سلطان, Urdu) was a Muslim sultanate based mostly in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years (1206–1526).

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Dempo S.C.

Dempo Sports Club is a football club based in Panjim, Goa.

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Dentistry

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.

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Devanagari

Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.

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Dharbandora

Dharbandora is a sub-division of Goa, India.

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Dilip Sardesai

Dilip Narayan Sardesai (8 August 1940, Margao, Goa – 2 July 2007, Mumbai) was an Indian Test cricketer.

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Diploma

A diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as college or university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study.

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Discontinued and Intermittent National Film Awards

The National Film Awards are presented every year by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India, to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema for the year.

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Dish TV

DishTV India Ltd. (stylised as dishtv) is India's Direct to Home (DTH) television operator using MPEG-4, DVB-S2 and MPEG-2 digital compression technology.

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Diwali

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere).

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Dona Paula

Dona Paula is a former village, and tourist destination, in the suburbs of Panaji, Goa, India.

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Doordarshan

Doordarshan (abbreviated in English as DD) is an autonomous public service broadcaster founded by the Government of India, which is owned by the Broadcasting Ministry of India and is one of two divisions of Prasar Bharati.

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Dosa

Dosa is a type of pancake from the Indian subcontinent, made from a fermented batter.

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Dravidian architecture

Dravidian architecture is an architectural idiom in Hindu temple architecture that emerged in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent or South India, reaching its final form by the sixteenth century.

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Dravidian people

Dravidians are native speakers of any of the Dravidian languages.

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Dubai

Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Dulpod

Dulpod is a Goan dance song with quick rhythm and themes from everyday Goan life.

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Easter

Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.

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Eastern world

The term Eastern world refers very broadly to the various cultures or social structures and philosophical systems, depending on the context, most often including at least part of Asia or geographically the countries and cultures east of Europe, specifically in historical (pre-modern) contexts, and in modern times in the context of Orientalism.

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Egg as food

Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

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Engineering

Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Fado

Fado ("destiny, fate") is a music genre that can be traced to the 1820s in Lisbon, Portugal, but probably has much earlier origins.

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Fatorda Stadium

The Fatorda (Konkani: फातोर्डा स्टेडियम), officially known as the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium situated in Margao, Goa.

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FC Goa

FC Goa (Hindi: एफ सी गोआ) is an Indian professional football club based in Goa that competes in the Indian Super League.

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Feni (liquor)

Feni (sometimes spelled fenno or fenim) is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India.

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Ferry

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Fontainhas (quarter)

Fontainhas (or Bairro das Fontainhas, in Portuguese) is an old Latin Quarter in Panjim, capital city of the state of Goa, India.

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Fort Aguada

Fort Aguada and its lighthouse is a well-preserved seventeenth-century Portuguese fort standing in Goa, India, on Sinquerim Beach, overlooking the Arabian Sea.

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Fort Tiracol

Fort Tiracol, sometimes known as Terekhol Fort, is a fort in Goa, India.

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Francis Xavier

Francis Xavier, S.J. (born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta, in Latin Franciscus Xaverius, Basque: Frantzisko Xabierkoa, Spanish: Francisco Javier; 7 April 15063 December 1552), was a Navarrese Basque Roman Catholic missionary, born in Javier (Xavier in Navarro-Aragonese or Xabier in Basque), Kingdom of Navarre (present day Spain), and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus.

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Frequency modulation

In telecommunications and signal processing, frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave.

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Fugdi

Fugdi is a Goan folk dance performed by the women in the Konkan region during Hindu religious festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Vrata or towards the end of other dances like Dhalo.

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Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi (IAST), also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is the Hindu festival that reveres god Ganesha.

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Garcinia indica

Garcinia indica, a plant in the mangosteen family (Clusiaceae), commonly known as kokum, is a fruit-bearing tree that has culinary, pharmaceutical, and industrial uses.

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Gaur

The gaur (Bos gaurus), also called the Indian bison, is the largest extant bovine.

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Gneiss

Gneiss is a common distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

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Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education

The Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education (abbreviated GBSHSE) is the main state board of education in the Indian state of Goa, responsible for secondary and higher secondary education management in its affiliated schools.

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Goa civil code

The Goa Civil Code, also called the Goa Family Law, is the set of civil laws that governs the residents of the Indian state of Goa.

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Goa cricket team

The Goa cricket team, based in Goa, India, has competed in the Ranji Trophy since the 1985-86 season.

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Goa Engineering College

Goa Engineering College (abbreviated and colloquially referred to as GEC) is a public college in Goa, India, offering courses in engineering disciplines and affiliated to Goa University.

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Goa Football Association

Goa Football Association (GFA) is the state governing body of football in Goa within the jurisdiction of the Republic of India.

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Goa football team

The Goa football team is an Indian football team representing Goa in the Santosh Trophy.

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Goa Institute of Management

The Goa Institute of Management (abbreviated as GIM-Goa), is a premier business school of India located in the state of Goa.

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Goa Legislative Assembly

The Goa Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the state of Goa in Western India.

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Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017

The Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 was held on February 4, 2017 to elect the 40 members of the Goa Legislative Assembly, as the term of current Legislative Assembly ends on March 18, 2017.

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Goa Medical College

Goa Medical College (GMC) is a government medical college and hospital in Goa, India.

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Goa Professional League

The Goa Professional League (GPL; known as the Airtel Pro League for sponsorship purposes) is the premier state level football league in Goa.

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Goa Science Centre

The Goa Science Centre is a science museum is located on New Marine Highway, Miramar, Panjim.

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Goa State Museum

Goa State Museum, also known as the State Archaeology Museum, Panaji, is a museum in Goa, India.

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Goa Today

Goa Today is a monthly magazine published from Panjim (Panaji), the state-capital of Goa, India, since 1966, featuring news, literature and local issues.

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Goa trance

Goa trance is an electronic music style that originated during the late 1980s in Goa, India.

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Goa University

Goa University was established under the Goa University Act of 1984 (Act No. 7 of 1984) and commenced operations on 1 June 1985.

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GoAir

GoAir is a low-cost carrier based in Mumbai, India.

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Goan Catholics

The Goan Catholics (Goenche Katholik) are an ethno-religious community of Roman Catholics and their descendants from the state of Goa, located on the west coast of India.

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Goan cuisine

Goan cuisine consists of regional foods popular in Goa, an Indian state located along India's west coast on the shore of the Arabian Sea.

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Goans

Goans is the demonym used to describe the people of Goa, India, who form an ethno-linguistic group resulting from the assimilation of Indo-Aryan, Dravidian, Indo-Portuguese and Austro-Asiatic ethnic and/or linguistic ancestries.

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Gomant Vibhushan Award

Gomant Vibhushan Award is the highest civilian honour of the State of Goa.

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Gopakapattana

Gopakapattana or Gopakpatna (also known as, in Sanskrit, in Konkani, in Marathi, in Kannada) was a prosperous ancient port city in the west coastal Indian state of Goa, that served as capital under the reign of different Hindu dynasties extending from 100 BC to 1469 AD which ruled ancient Goa (which included Modern Goa and South Konkan).

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Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.

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Government of Goa

The government of Goa is the provincial government created by constitution of India as executive,legislative and judicial authority of state of Goa.It is located in Panaji,the CAPITAL of Goa.

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Government of India

The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.

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Government Polytechnic, Panaji

Government Polytechnic, Panaji is a polytechnic in the state of Goa, India.

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Gudi Padwa

Gudhi Padva (Marathi, Konkani: गुढी पाडवा, IAST: Guḍhī Pāḍavā) is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional new year for Marathi Hindus.

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Gujarat

Gujarat is a state in Western India and Northwest India with an area of, a coastline of – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million.

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Gulbarga

Gulbarga, officially known as Kalaburagi, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka, India.

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Gyan Vani

Gyan Vani is an educational FM radio station in several cities of India.

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HAL Aerospace Museum

HAL Aerospace Museum is India's first aerospace museum located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises, in Bangalore.

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Harihara I

Harihara I (1336–1356 CE), also called Hakka and Vira Harihara I, was the founder of the Vijayanagara empire.

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Hemadpanti architecture

Hemadpanti Sculpture (Many times spelled as Hemadpanthi) is an architectural style, named after its founder, the prime minister Hemadpant (1259-1274 CE) from the court of Seuna Yadavas of Devagiri.

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Hindi

Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.

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Hindu

Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.

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Hindu temple architecture

Hindu temple architecture has many varieties of style, though the basic nature of the Hindu temple remains the same, with the essential feature an inner sanctum, the garbha griha or womb-chamber, where the primary Murti or the image of a deity is housed in a simple bare cell.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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Hong Kong Observatory

The Hong Kong Observatory is a weather forecast agency of the government of Hong Kong.

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Hubli

Hubballi (Other name: Hubli) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

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I-League

The I-League is a men's professional football league in India.

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Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular (commonly referred to as simply Idea, and stylised as !dea) is an Indian mobile network operator based at Mumbai, Maharashtra.Idea is a pan-India integrated GSM operator offering 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services.

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Idli

Idli or idly are a type of savoury rice cake, originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular as breakfast foods throughout India and northern Sri Lanka.

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Immaculate Conception

The Immaculate Conception is the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary free from original sin by virtue of the merits of her son Jesus Christ.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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India national cricket team

The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.

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Indian Air Force Museum, Palam

The Indian Air Force Museum, Palam, is the museum of the Indian Air Force, and is located at the Palam Air Force Station in Delhi, India.

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Indian Certificate of Secondary Education

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) is an examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, a private board of school education in India.

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Indian classical music

Indian classical music is a genre of South Asian music.

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Indian independence movement

The Indian independence movement encompassed activities and ideas aiming to end the East India Company rule (1757–1857) and the British Indian Empire (1857–1947) in the Indian subcontinent.

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Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.

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Indian Standard Time

Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30.

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Indigo

Indigo is a deep and rich color close to the color wheel blue (a primary color in the RGB color space), as well as to some variants of ultramarine.

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Indigo 91.9 FM

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Indira Gandhi National Open University

Indira Gandhi National Open University known as IGNOU, is a distance learning national university located at Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, India.

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Indo-Aryan peoples

Indo-Aryan peoples are a diverse Indo-European-speaking ethnolinguistic group of speakers of Indo-Aryan languages.

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INS Hansa

INS Hansa, is an Indian naval air station located near Dabolim in Goa, India.

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International Film Festival of India

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.

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Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Islamic architecture

Islamic architecture encompasses a wide range of both secular and religious styles from the early history of Islam to the present day.

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ISO 3166-2:IN

ISO 3166-2:IN is the entry for India in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Jainism

Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion.

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Jainism in Goa

Jainism flourished in Goa during the rule of Kadamba dynasty.

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Jesus

Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.

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Jet Airways

Jet Airways is a major Indian international airline based in Mumbai.

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Jio

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited d/b/a Jio is an Indian mobile network operator.

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Jitendra Abhisheki

Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki (21 September 1929 – 7 November 1998) was an Indian vocalist, composer and scholar of Indian classical, semi-classical, and devotional music.

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Joseph Vaz

Joseph Vaz, CO, (Konkani: Sant Zuze Vaz; Portuguese: São José Vaz; புனித யோசப் வாஸ் Punidha Yosap Vaz; ශාන්ත ජුසේ වාස් මුනිතුමා, ලංකා අපොස්තුළුවරයා Santha Juse Vaz Piyathuma, Lanka Aposthuluvaraya), (21 April 165116 January 1711) was an Oratorian priest and missionary in Sri Lanka, then known as Ceylon.

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Kaavi art

Kaavi art (Devanagari:कावि कला) is a form of murals found in Konkan region especially in temples of Goa, parts of coastal Maharashtra and Karnataka.

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Kadamba Transport Corporation

Kadamba Transport Corporation (Konkani: कदंब येरादारी म्हामंडळ) abbreviated as KTC is a Government of Goa road transport undertaking.

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Kadambas of Goa

The Kadambas of Goa were a dynasty during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, who ruled Goa from the 10th to the 14th century CE.

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Kalachuri dynasty

The Kalachuris (IAST: Kalacuri) were an Indian dynasty that ruled in west-central India between 6th and 7th centuries.

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Kannada

Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.

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Karnataka

Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.

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Karwar, Karnataka

Karwar is a city in Karnataka being the headquarters of Uttara Kannada district in the Southern western coast of India.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kerala

Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.

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Kesarbai Kerkar

Kesarbai Kerkar (13 July 1892 – 16 September 1977) was an Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana.

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Khatkhate

Khatkhate (खतखतें) is a well-known last name in Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) community hailing from Konkan province of Maharashtra state and the coastal region of Goa in India.

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Kirtan

Kirtan or Kirtana (कीर्तन) is a Sanskrit word that means "narrating, reciting, telling, describing" of an idea or story.

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Kishori Amonkar

Kishori Amonkar (10 April 1931 – 3 April 2017) was a leading Indian classical vocalist, belonging to the Jaipur ''gharana'', or a community of musicians sharing a distinctive musical style.

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Kolhapur

Kolhapur is a historic city of Maharashtra.

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Konkan

Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast or Kokan, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.

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Konkan Railway

The Konkan Railway (abbreviated KR and कोरे) is operated by Konkan Railway Corporation Limited, headquartered at CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Konkani cinema

Konkani cinema is an Indian film industry, where films are made in the Konkani language, which is spoken mainly in the Indian states of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka and to a smaller extent in Kerala.

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Konkani in the Roman script

Romi Konkani or Konkani in the Roman script (Romi Konknni) refers to the writing of the Konkani language in the Roman script, While Konkani is written in five different scripts altogether, Romi Konkani is widely used.

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Konkani language

Konkani is an Indo-Aryan language belonging to the Indo-European family of languages and is spoken along the South western coast of India.

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Kuwait

Kuwait (الكويت, or), officially the State of Kuwait (دولة الكويت), is a country in Western Asia.

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Laterite

Laterite is a soil and rock type rich in iron and aluminium, and is commonly considered to have formed in hot and wet tropical areas.

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Law

Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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Liberal arts education

Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.

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List of Chief Ministers of Goa

The Chief Minister of Goa is the chief executive of the south Indian coastal state of Goa.

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List of constituencies of Goa Legislative Assembly

In Goa, the Legislative Assembly, has 40 constituencies out of which 1 constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Castes candidates.

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List of districts in India

A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory.

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List of districts of Goa

The Indian state Goa is divided into 2 districts: North Goa and South Goa.

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List of governors of Goa

The Governor of Goa is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Goa.

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List of high courts in India

There are 24 high courts at the state and union territory level of India, which together with the Supreme Court of India at the national level, comprise the country's judicial system.

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List of states and union territories of India by population

India is a union of 29 states and 7 union territories.

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Lists of countries by GDP per capita

There are two articles listing countries according to their per capita GDP.

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Literacy

Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.

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Literacy in India

Literacy in India is a key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate has grown to 74% (2011 Census figure) with recent reports of 80% literacy.

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Loam

Loam is soil composed mostly of sand (particle size > 63 µm), silt (particle size > 2 µm), and a smaller amount of clay (particle size These proportions can vary to a degree, however, and result in different types of loam soils: sandy loam, silty loam, clay loam, sandy clay loam, silty clay loam, and loam. In the USDA textural classification triangle, the only soil that is not predominantly sand, silt, or clay is called "loam". Loam soils generally contain more nutrients, moisture, and humus than sandy soils, have better drainage and infiltration of water and air than silt and clay-rich soils, and are easier to till than clay soils. The different types of loam soils each have slightly different characteristics, with some draining liquids more efficiently than others. The soil's texture, especially its ability to retain nutrients and water are crucial. Loam soil is suitable for growing most plant varieties. Bricks made of loam, mud, sand, and water, with an added binding material such as rice husks or straw, have been used in construction since ancient times.

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Loyola High School (Goa)

Loyola High School is a Jesuit institution for boys, in the heart of Margao in the South Goa district of Goa, India.

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Magadha

Magadha was an ancient Indian kingdom in southern Bihar, and was counted as one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") of ancient India.

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Mahabharata

The Mahābhārata (महाभारतम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.

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Maharashtra

Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.

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Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) was Goa's first ruling party after the end of Portuguese colonial rule in 1961.

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Malkheda

Malkheda, also known as Malkhed,Village code.

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Mando (music)

Mando or Manddo (Konkani mānḍô) is a musical form that evolved during the 19th and 20th century among Goan Catholics of Goa, India.

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Mandovi River

The Mahadayi/Mandovi River (Mandovi, pronounced), also known as Mahadayi or Mhadei river, is described as the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa.

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Mangalore

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Mangueshi Temple

Shri Mangesh temple (Devanagari: श्री मंगेश मंदीर) is located at Mangeshi Village in Priol, Ponda taluk, Goa.

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Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar (born 13 December 1955) is an Indian politician and leader of Bharatiya Janata Party who has been Chief Minister of Goa since 14 March 2017.

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Mapusa

Mapusa (mhapxem) is a town in North Goa, India.

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Maratha

The Maratha (IAST:Marāṭhā; archaically transliterated as Marhatta or Mahratta) is a group of castes in India found predominantly in the state of Maharashtra.

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Marathi language

Marathi (मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra, India.

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Margao

Margao or Margão or Madagav is the second largest city by population, and the commercial and cultural capital of the Indian state of Goa.

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Marian apparition

A Marian apparition is a reported supernatural appearance by the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Mauricio Afonso

Mauricio Afonso is a former Indian footballer who played as a midfielder for India in the 1984 Asian Cup.

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Maurya Empire

The Maurya Empire was a geographically-extensive Iron Age historical power founded by Chandragupta Maurya which dominated ancient India between 322 BCE and 180 BCE.

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Mestiço

Mestiço, in Colonial Brazil, the Portuguese-speaking part of Latin America, was initially used to refer to mamelucos, persons born from a couple in which one was an Indigenous American and the other a European.

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Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary

The Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is a 208.5-km2 (80.5-mi2) protected area in the Indian state of Goa in the Western Ghats of South India.

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Mhalsa

Mhalsa (Marathi: म्हाळसा, IAST: Mhāḷasā), also spelled as Mhalasa or Mahalasa is a Hindu goddess.

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Mid Day

Mid Day (stylised as mid-day) is a morning daily Indian compact newspaper.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Milroy Goes

Pervis Milroy Goes, professionally known as Milroy Goes (born 3 September 1986) is an Indian Film Director.

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Miramar, Goa

Miramar is the beach area of the Goan capital of Panjim, also known as Panaji and is one of the most visited beaches of Goa.

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Mizoram

Mizoram is a state in Northeast India, with Aizawl as its capital city.

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Mogacho Anvddo

Mogacho Anvddo (Love's Craving) was the first Konkani film.

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Mogubai Kurdikar

Mogubai Kurdikar (15 July 1904 – 10 February 2001) was a renowned Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana.

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Molem

Mollem is a small village in Goa, South India on National Highway 4 near the border with Karnataka in the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountain range at the beginning of Anmod Ghat.

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Mopa Airport

Mopa Airport is an under-construction greenfield airport being built at Mopa in Pernem taluka, North Goa district in the State of Goa, India.

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Mopa, Goa

Mopa is a village in Pernem, Goa in India.

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Mormugao

Mormugao is a sub-district and a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Motorcycle taxi

A motorcycle taxi, or cart bike, is a licensed form of transport in some countries.

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Mridula Sinha

Mridula Sinha (born 27 November 1942) is the Governor of Goa.

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Multiracial

Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Muscat

Muscat (مسقط) is the capital and largest city of Oman.

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Muslim

A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.

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Napoleonic Code

The Napoleonic Code (officially Code civil des Français, referred to as (le) Code civil) is the French civil code established under Napoléon I in 1804.

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Natak

Natak is a 1975 Bollywood film directed by Sohanlal Kanwar.

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National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research

The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is an Indian research and development institution, situated in Vasco, Goa.

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National Geographic

National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine and branded also as NAT GEO or) is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.

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National Highway (India)

The national highways network of India is a network of trunk roads that is managed and maintained by CPWD, Central Public Works Department, an agency of the Government of India.

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National Highway 366 (India)

National Highway 366 (NH 366) is a National Highway in India.

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National Highway 66 (India)

National Highway 66, commonly referred to as NH 66 (Erstwhile NH-17 and a part of NH-47), is a busy National Highway that runs roughly north–south along the western coast of India, parallel to the Western Ghats.

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National Highway 748 (India)

National Highway 748 (NH 748) is a National Highway in India that starts from Belgaum in Karnataka and ends at Panaji in North Goa district.

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National Informatics Centre

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) (Rashtriya Suchna Vigyan Kendra) is the premier science & technology organisation of Government of India in informatics services and information and communication technology (ICT) applications.

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National Institute of Oceanography, India

The National Institute of Oceanography, founded on 1 January 1966 as one of 37 constituent laboratories of the CSIR, is an autonomous research organization in India to undertake scientific research and studies of special oceanographic features of the Northern Indian Ocean.

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National Institute of Open Schooling

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), formerly National Open School, (name changed in 2002) is the board of education under the Union Government of India.

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National Institute of Technology Goa

The National Institute of Technology Goa (also known as NIT Goa or NITG) is an engineering institution in the Indian state of Goa.

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Nationalist Congress Party

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Naval Aviation Museum (India)

The Naval Aviation Museum is a military museum located in Bogmalo, 6 km from Vasco da Gama, Goa, India.

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Navaratri

Navaratri (नवरात्रि, literally "nine nights"), also spelled Navratri or Navarathri, is a nine nights (and ten days) Hindu festival, celebrated in the autumn every year.

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Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary is located in South Eastern Goa, India.

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Nirmon

Nirmon is a Goan Konkani film produced in 1966.

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North Goa district

North Goa is one of the two districts that make up the state of Goa, India.

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O Heraldo

O Heraldo is a century-old broadsheet English-language daily newspaper published from Panjim, the state-capital of the Indian state of Goa.

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O Maria

O Maria is a Konkani language film released in 2010 in Goa, India.

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Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

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Old Goa

Old Goa (Konkani: Pornnem Goem, Adlem Gõi, Goeam) or Velha Goa (Velha means "old" in Portuguese) is a historical city in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Oman Air

Oman Air (الطيران العماني) is the national airline of Oman.

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Outline of Goa

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Goa: Goa – state in southwest India, bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast.

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Padre Conceicao College of Engineering

Padre Conceição College of Engineering (PCCE) is a private engineering college in Verna, Goa, India, established in 1997.

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Padri (film)

Padri (Konkani:पाद्री/ಪಾದ್ರಿ, translation: Priest) is a 2005 Konkani language film directed by Rajesh Fernandes and produced by Raymond Quadros.

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Paleolithic

The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.

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Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach is situated in Canaconaa in southern Goa, India.

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Paltadacho Munis

Paltadacho Munis or The Man Beyond the Bridge is an Indian film in Konkani directed by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar.

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Panaji

Panaji also known as Panjim, Pangim) is the capital of the Indian state of Goa and the headquarters of North Goa district. It lies on the banks of the Mandovi River estuary in the Ilhas de Goa sub-district (taluka). With a population of 114,759 in the metropolitan area, Panjim is Goa's largest Urban agglomeration, ahead of Margão and Vasco da Gama. Panjim has terraced hills, concrete buildings with balconies and red-tiled roofs, churches, and a riverside promenade. There are avenues lined with gulmohar, acacia and other trees. The Baroque Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is located overlooking the main square known as Praça da Igreja. Panjim has been selected as one of hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. This city of stepped streets and a seven kilometre long promenade was built on a planned grid system after the Portuguese relocated the capital form Velha Goa in the 17th century. It was elevated from a town to a city on March 22, 1843 making it the oldest civic institution in Asia (175 years).

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Parliament of India

The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body of the Republic of India.

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Parvatibai Chowgule College

Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts & Science, also referred to as Chowgule College or just Chowgules is a college based in the South Goa district of Margao, on the west coast of India.

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Patriarch of the East Indies

The Titular Patriarch of the East Indies (Patriarcha Indiarum Orientalium; Patriarchatus Indiarum Orientalium for Titular Patriarchate of the East Indies) in the Catholic hierarchy is the title of the Archbishop of Goa and Daman in India; another of his titles is the Primate of the East.

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Patron saint

A patron saint, patroness saint, patron hallow or heavenly protector is a saint who in Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, Eastern Orthodoxy, or particular branches of Islam, is regarded as the heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family or person.

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Pernem

Pernem (pronounced) is a city and a municipal council in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Petroglyph

Petroglyphs are images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading, as a form of rock art.

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs.

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Pilar, Goa

Pilar is a village in Goa, India, some 10 km from the state capital Panaji.

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Pillion

A pillion is a mostly British English term for a secondary pad, cushion, or seat behind the main seat or saddle on a horse, motorcycle, bicycle or moped.

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Ponda taluk

Ponda taluka (फोंडें म्हाल/तालुको) is an administrative region of Goa, India.

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Ponda, Goa

Ponda (pronounced), Pondá), also known as Fonda, is a city and a municipal council in the South Goa district of Goa, India. Located in the central area of Goa, Ponda lies 28 km (17 miles) southeast of Panaji, the capital of Goa and 17 km (10.6 miles) northeast of Margao, the district capital. Ponda is also known as "Antruz Mahal" because of the presence of numerous famous temples and rich cultural heritage. The industrial center of the state, Ponda is home to many large factories and industrial estates, and is Goa's fastest-growing city.

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Pork

Pork is the culinary name for meat from a domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus).

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Portuguese cuisine

Despite being relatively restricted to an Atlantic sustenance, Portuguese cuisine has many Mediterranean influences.

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Portuguese India

The State of India (Estado da Índia), also referred as the Portuguese State of India (Estado Português da Índia, EPI) or simply Portuguese India (Índia Portuguesa), was a state of the Portuguese Overseas Empire, founded six years after the discovery of a sea route between Portugal and the Indian Subcontinent to serve as the governing body of a string of Portuguese fortresses and colonies overseas.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Portuguese people

Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.

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Porvorim

Porvorim (pronounced), also known as Purvari, is the legislative capital of the state of Goa, India.

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President's rule

In India, President's rule refers to suspension of state government and imposition of direct Central Government rule in a state.

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Primate (bishop)

Primate is a title or rank bestowed on some archbishops in certain Christian churches.

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Professional degree

A professional degree, formerly known in the US as a first professional degree, is a degree that prepares someone to work in a particular profession, often meeting the academic requirements for licensure or accreditation.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. (القطرية, Al Qatariyah), operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar.

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Quepem

Quepem) is a town with a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. The town is the administrative headquarters of the Quepem sub-district.

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Radio

Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Ramayana

Ramayana (रामायणम्) is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

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Rashtrakuta dynasty

Rashtrakuta (IAST) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent between the sixth and 10th centuries.

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Reis Magos

Reis Magos is a village located on the northern bank of the Mandovi River in Bardez, Goa, opposite to the capital city of Panjim.

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Reliance Communications

Reliance Communications Ltd. (stylised as RCom) is a telecommunications company headquartered in Navi Mumbai, India.

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Rock art

In archaeology, rock art is human-made markings placed on natural stone; it is largely synonymous with parietal art.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman (Archidioecesis Goanae et Damanensis, Portuguese: Arquidiocese de Goa e Damão) encompasses the state of Goa and the Union Territories of Daman in India.

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Ros omelette

Ros omelette, also known as ras omelette, is a snack and street food in Goan cuisine.

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Saint Paul's College, Goa

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Sal River (India)

The Sal River is a small river in Salcete, Goa in India.

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Salcete

Salcete or Salcette (Saxti pronounced: Sāshti) is a sub-division of the district of South Goa in the Indian state of Goa.

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Salgaocar F.C.

Salgaocar Football Club is a professional football club who currently play in the in India.

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Saligao

Saligão(Marathi/Konkani- साळगाव) is a census town in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is an estuarine mangrove habitat, which is declared as the bird sanctuary, and located on western tip of the Island of Chorão along the Mandovi River, Goa, in India.

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Samir Subash Naik

Samir Subash Naik (born 8 August 1979) is an Indian footballer who plays as a Defender for Dempo SC and India.

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Sancoale

Sancoale is a census town in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Sanguem

Sanguem is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Sanna (dish)

Sannas (सान्नां) are spongy steamed savoury rice cakes.

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Sanquelim

Sanquelim or Sankhali is a town and municipal council in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Sarapatel

Sarapatel, or Sorpotel, is a dish of Portuguese origin now commonly cooked in the coastal Konkan region of India, primarily Goa, Mangalore and East Indians of Mumbai, The former Estado da Índia Portuguesa colony.

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Satavahana dynasty

The Satavahanas (IAST), also referred to as the Andhras in the Puranas, were an ancient Indian dynasty based in the Deccan region.

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Satellite dish

A satellite dish is a dish-shaped type of parabolic antenna designed to receive or transmit information by radio waves to or from a communication satellite.

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Satellite television

Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.

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Sattari

Sattari (Sot'tori, pronounced) is a sub-district of North Goa district in the state of Goa, India.

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São José de Areal

São José de Areal is a village in Salcete, Goa.

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in India.

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Science

R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.

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Sex ratio

The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population.

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Shanta Durga Temple

Shri Shantadurga Temple is a Private temple complex belonging to Goud Saraswat Brahmin community(Saraswat Temple).

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Sharada Mandir School

Sharada Mandir School is an ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education), co-ed school.

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Sharjah

Sharjah (الشارقة; Gulf Arabic: aš-šārja) is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.

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Shigmo

Shigmo (शिगमो) or Shishirotsava is a spring festival celebrated in the Indian state of Goa, where it is one of the major festivals of the Hindu community.

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Shilahara

The Shilahara Dynasty (also Shilahara, Sinhara, Shailahara, Shrilara, and Silara) was a royal clan that established itself in northern and southern Konkan, present-day Mumbai and southern Maharashtra during the Rashtrakuta period.

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Shri Damodar Temple

The Shri Damodar Temple is a Hindu temple nestled in the village of Zambaulim located in southern Goa, India.

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Sikhism

Sikhism (ਸਿੱਖੀ), or Sikhi,, from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner"), is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest of the major world religions, and the fifth-largest. The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism, articulated in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib, include faith and meditation on the name of the one creator, divine unity and equality of all humankind, engaging in selfless service, striving for social justice for the benefit and prosperity of all, and honest conduct and livelihood while living a householder's life. In the early 21st century there were nearly 25 million Sikhs worldwide, the great majority of them (20 million) living in Punjab, the Sikh homeland in northwest India, and about 2 million living in neighboring Indian states, formerly part of the Punjab. Sikhism is based on the spiritual teachings of Guru Nanak, the first Guru (1469–1539), and the nine Sikh gurus that succeeded him. The Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, named the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus and making the scripture the eternal, religious spiritual guide for Sikhs.Louis Fenech and WH McLeod (2014),, 3rd Edition, Rowman & Littlefield,, pages 17, 84-85William James (2011), God's Plenty: Religious Diversity in Kingston, McGill Queens University Press,, pages 241–242 Sikhism rejects claims that any particular religious tradition has a monopoly on Absolute Truth. The Sikh scripture opens with Ik Onkar (ੴ), its Mul Mantar and fundamental prayer about One Supreme Being (God). Sikhism emphasizes simran (meditation on the words of the Guru Granth Sahib), that can be expressed musically through kirtan or internally through Nam Japo (repeat God's name) as a means to feel God's presence. It teaches followers to transform the "Five Thieves" (lust, rage, greed, attachment, and ego). Hand in hand, secular life is considered to be intertwined with the spiritual life., page.

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Sikkim

Sikkim is a state in Northeast India.

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Sonsogor

Sonsogor is the highest peak in the state of Goa, India, at an elevation of above sea level.

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South Goa district

South Goa is one of two districts that comprises the state of Goa in West India, within the region known as the Konkan.

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South Western Railway zone

The South Western Railway (abbreviated SWR and दपरे) is one of the 17 railway zones in India.

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Special economic zone

A special economic zone (SEZ) is an area in which business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country.

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Spice

A spice is a seed, fruit, root, bark, or other plant substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food.

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SpiceJet

SpiceJet is a low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon, India.

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Sporting Clube de Goa

Sporting Clube de Goa, also known as SCG, is an association football club based in the Indian state of Goa who currently participate in the.

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State Domestic Product

State Domestic Product, or SDP, is the total value of goods and services produced during any financial year within the geographical boundaries of a state.

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States and union territories of India

India is a federal union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities.

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Steamboat

A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.

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Taleigão

Taleigão is a town in Ilhas, Goa, near the capital city Panjim.

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Tarun Bharat

Tarun Bharat is a Marathi newspaper based in Belgaum, India.

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Tata DoCoMo

Tata Docomo Ltd is an Indian mobile network operator, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Teleservices, founded on November 2008.

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Tata Sky

Tata Sky is a direct broadcast satellite television provider in India, using MPEG-4 digital compression technology, transmitting using INSAT-4A and GSAT-10 satellite.

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Tehsil

A tehsil (also known as a mandal, taluk, taluq or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia.

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Telenor

Telenor ASA is a Norwegian multinational telecommunications company headquartered at Fornebu in Bærum, close to Oslo.

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Television channel

A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.

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Terekhol River

The Terekhol River is a river in western India.

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Terminalia elliptica

Terminalia elliptica is a species of Terminalia native to southern and southeast Asia in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.,Sal and Saaj Deforestation in West Nepal: It is a prominent part of both dry and moist deciduous forests in southern India up to 1000 m. Common names are Asna, Saj or Saaj, Indian-laurel, Marutham(Tamil),Matti (Kannada), Taukkyan (Burma), Sadar, Matti or Marda (India), අසන - Asana (Sri Lanka), and casually "crocodile bark" due to the characteristic bark pattern.

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The Economic Times

The Economic Times is an English-language, Indian daily newspaper published by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd..

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The Hindu

The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.

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The Indian Express

The Indian Express is an English-language Indian daily newspaper.

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The King's School, Goa

The Kings School is an English Medium co-educational school.

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The Navhind Times

The Navhind Times is an English language newspaper in Goa.

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The Times of India

The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.

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The Victim (2012 film)

The Victim is a 2012 Konkani theatrical film directed by Milroy Goes, It was the first Konkani Digital Theatrical film in Konkani Cinema with Bollywood actors that was shot entirely on Canon EOS 7D.

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Theotokos

Theotokos (Greek Θεοτόκος) is a title of Mary, mother of God, used especially in Eastern Christianity.

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Tiatr

Tiatr is a type of musical theatre popular in the state of Goa on the west coast of India as well as in Mumbai and with expatriate communities in the Middle East, London and other cities where Konkani speakers have a considerable presence.

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Timoji

Timoji (also referred to as Timoja or Timmayya) was a privateer who served the Vijayanagara Empire and the Portuguese Empire during the first decade of the 16th century.

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Tiswadi

Tiswadi or Ilhas de Goa (Islands of Goa) is a sub-district of North Goa district in the state of Goa, India.

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Tropical monsoon climate

A tropical monsoon climate (occasionally known as a tropical wet climate or a tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate) is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".

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Ujwadu

Ujwadu is a 2011 Konkani film directed by Kasargod Chinna and produced by KJ Dhananjaya and Anuradha Padiyar as the third film ever produced in the GSB Konkani language and attempts to showcase Konkani Saraswatha tradition and culture.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Union territory

A union territory is a type of administrative division in the Republic of India.

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United Goans Democratic Party

United Goans Democratic Party (UGDP) is one of two formerly dominant political parties in the Indian state of Goa.

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United Goans Party

The United Goans Party is a political party in Goa.

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Unity World Cup

The Unity World Cup is an international football competition contested by christian national men's teams.

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University

A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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Urdu

Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language.

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Usgalimal rock engravings

Usgalimal rock engravings or Usgalimal Petroglyphs at Usgalimal village, in South Goa, is one of the most important prehistoric sites in western India.

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Valpoi

Valpoi or Valpoy (Vallpoi, pronounced) is a city and a municipal council in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.

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Vasco da Gama, Goa

Vasco da Gama, often shortened to Vasco, is the largest city in the state of Goa on the west coast of India.

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Vasco S.C.

NRB sponsored Vasco Sports Club is a football club from Goa, India.

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Vauraddeancho Ixtt

Vauraddeancho Ixtt (Workers' Friend) is a Goan weekly magazine in Romi Konkani.

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Vedanta Limited

Vedanta Limited, formerly known as Sesa Sterlite/Sesa Goa Limited, a Vedanta Group company is one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource majors, with operations across zinc-lead-silver, oil & gas, iron ore, copper, aluminium and commercial power.

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Velhas Conquistas

The Velhas Conquistas or “Old Conquests” are a group of four concelhos or administrative districts in Goa which were incorporated into Portuguese India in the 16th century.

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Verve (magazine)

Verve is India's premier and only home-grown luxury and lifestyle magazine for women that has been in publication since 1995.

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Videocon d2h

Videocon d2h is an Indian pay TV company, providing direct broadcast satellite service—including satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers in India.

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Vijayanagara Empire

The Vijayanagara Empire (also called Karnata Empire, and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India.

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Vindaloo

Vindaloo is an Indian curry dish popular in the region of Goa, the surrounding Konkan, and many other parts of India.

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Vinegar

Vinegar is a liquid consisting of about 5–20% acetic acid (CH3COOH), water (H2O), and trace chemicals that may include flavorings.

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Vodafone India

Vodafone India is the Indian subsidiary of UK-based Vodafone Group plc, the world's second-largest mobile phone company, and is a provider of telecommunications services in India with its operational head office in Mumbai.

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West Bengal

West Bengal (Paśchimbāṅga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal.

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Western Chalukya Empire

The Western Chalukya Empire ruled most of the western Deccan, South India, between the 10th and 12th centuries.

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Western culture

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Occidental culture, the Western world, Western society, European civilization,is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe.

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Western Ghats

Western Ghats also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India.

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Western India

Western India is a loosely defined region of India consisting of its western part.

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Western Satraps

The Western Satraps, Western Kshatrapas, or Kshaharatas (35–405 CE) were Indo-Scythian (Saka) rulers of the western and central part of India (Saurashtra and Malwa: modern Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states).

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.

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Xacuti

Xacuti or Xacutti (शागोती) is a curry prepared in Goa, India, with complex spicing, including white poppy seeds, sliced or grated coconut and large dried red chilies.

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Yadav

Yadav refers to a grouping of traditionally mainly non-elite, Quote: "In southern Awadh, eastern North-Western Provinces, and much of Bihar, non-labouring gentry groups lived in tightly knit enclaves among much larger populations of non-elite 'peasants' and labouring people.

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Zuari River

The Zuari River (जुवारी Zuvari, pronounced) is the largest river in the state of Goa, India.

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2011 Census of India

The 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration.

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup was the 17th FIFA U-17 World Cup, a biennial international football tournament contested by men's under-17 national teams.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goa

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