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Tourism in Goa Flourishing Day by Day

Heavy rush of tourist in Goa started these days. Touring Goa: a small and beautiful state of India is a dream of every Indian as well as International people. Those who wish to visit Goa can book Hotels on the site can visit “www.goahotelsbooking.com“Even they have group booking. The site has been approved y Goa […]

Goa Convent schools must allow Hindu customs: Hindu Janajgruti Samiti

Alleging that there is religious discrimination against Hindu students studying in convent schools, the Hindu Janajgruti Samiti (HJS) has called the government to issue notices to all convent schools in the state to stop the discrimination on the grounds of religion and that no Hindu student should be punished for following their customary Hindu rights. […]

Devotee lines up to pray St.Francis Xavier at Old Goa Church

    Thousands of devotees were in line to have look and take blessings of Goencho Saib at Se Cathedral Church at Old Goa. The body will be remain to Basilica for next ten years. Arch Bishop Filip Neri Ferrao conducted the religious ceremony in the presence of other priests. Forty four days exposition come […]

Goa church to drape ‘indecently’ dressed visitors

The “indecently” dressed visitors to the 16th century Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, a must-do on most tourists’ itineraries, will now be offered shawls to cover themselves up before they enter the shrine, a priest said on Wednesday. “We had been receiving complaints that tourists were not dressing properly for the church. Many people […]

Goa churches get ready for mammoth restoration

Several churches across Goa are heading for a massive restoration, a job undertaken once in 50-60 years.┬áThe lifespan of interiors and antiquities in these churches built during Portuguese colonial rule in Goa, has entered a phase where they require huge upkeep.┬áThe restoration of wooden altars and gold-plated antiquities is mandated every 50-60 years, according to […]