Archive for November, 2008

The Telegraph – Personal Telegraph, 29 Nov 2008. Page 3

November 30, 2008

The Telegraph – Personal Telegraph
29 Nov 2008

Goa economy feels the heat as iron ore exports plunge 50% (Economic Times, 13 Nov 2008, Page 3)

November 13, 2008

Goa economy feels the heat as iron ore exports plunge 50%
Smitha Venkateswaran
Economic Times
13 Nov 2008

BIT by bit, the edifice is crumbling. Iron ore mining, the backbone of Goa?s economy along with tourism, is in serious trouble. The industry is facing probably the worst slump, with exports dropping by 50%. Considering the fact that Goa accounts for…read more…

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Cong cracks the whip; Alva sacked from CWC and CEC (Economic Times, 13 Nov 2008, Page 2)

November 13, 2008

Cong cracks the whip; Alva sacked from CWC and CEC
Our Political Bureau
Economic Times
13 Nov 2008

THE Congress on Tuesday came down hard on its senior leaderMargaret Alvafor violating party discipline, sacking her from the party?s top decision-making bodies, the working committee (CWC) and the central election committee(CEC).Italsoacceptedher…read more…

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Goan land buys discouraged (The Vancouver Sun, 10 Nov 2008, Page C3)

November 10, 2008

Goan land buys discouraged

The Vancouver Sun
10 Nov 2008

It?s a familiar picture. The family goes on holiday to some tropical paradise, and at some point someone says: ? We should buy ourselves a vacation home here.? Well, that?s been happening far too often for New Delhi?s liking among visitors to the…read more…

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Daily Nation, 10 Nov 2008. Pages 52 – 53

November 10, 2008

Daily Nation
10 Nov 2008

Check foreigners? visas before sealing land deals, states told (Economic Times, 08 Nov 2008, Page 3)

November 8, 2008




Check foreigners? visas before sealing land deals, states told
Our Bureau
Economic Times
08 Nov 2008

THE Centre on Thursday advised state governments to review records of immovable property purchases in India by foreigners, particularly in Goa, to verify that these buyers were eligible for such transactions. The government also asked state…read more…
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Slump hits Goa?s hospitality industry (Economic Times, 08 Nov 2008, Page 3)

November 8, 2008




Slump hits Goa?s hospitality industry
Smitha Venkateswaran and Neha Raghunath
Economic Times
08 Nov 2008

THE global slowdown has started pinching Goa?s hospitality industry. The 20-25% dip in tourist arrivals to Goa in the current quarter has industry worried. Room occupancies in premium hotels across the state have shrunk from 66% to 49% for the…read more…
Related:
Goa?s gamble: Six offshore casinos on cards
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Eastern Eye, 07 Nov 2008. Page 38

November 7, 2008

Eastern Eye
07 Nov 2008

Times Colonist, 06 Nov 2008. Page 13

November 6, 2008

Times Colonist
06 Nov 2008

Trouble in Paradise: holiday hotspots that turned into danger zones (Irish Independent, 03 Nov 2008, Page 35)

November 3, 2008

Trouble in Paradise: holiday hotspots that turned into danger zones
By Gemma O?Doherty
Irish Independent
03 Nov 2008

Dargaville probably won`t hold your attention for long unless you`re obsessed with sweet potatoes. That`s Lonely Planet`s description of the sleepy backwater town in New Zealand where four young Irish tourists came face to face with armed robbers last…read more…

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