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India: see GoaGoa
, state (2001 provisional pop. 1,343,998), c.1,430 sq mi (3,700 sq km), W India, on the Malabar coast. A former Portuguese colony and Indian union territory, Goa became a state in 1987. The capital is Panaji (Panjim). The chief products are rice, cashew nuts, and coconuts.
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(or Panjim; formerly Nova Goa), a city on the west coast of India. Administrative center of the Union Territory of Goa, Daman (Damâo), and Diu. Population, 34,600 (1960). Panaji is a port on the Arabian Sea.

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, Panaji
the capital of the Indian state of Goa (formerly capital of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu until 1987): a port on the Arabian Sea on the coast of Goa. Pop.: 58 785 (2001)
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AsianDate picks the dreamy city of Panaji in Goa, India as its city of the month for September.
A landslide in the area has washed away two key pipelines which supply water from the Opa reservoir in Ponda sub-district to North Goa, including Panaji. The landslide occurred on Friday night following heavy rainfall in the state from over the last two weeks.
"I urge all Goan fans to show their passion and love for football by coming out in large numbers to watch teams like Brazil, Germany at the Fifa U17 World Cup in October," Lawrence said during a trophy tour event in Panaji. Former footballers Covan Lawrence and Avertano Furtado were also present on the occasion.
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Panaji Assembly bypoll, scheduled to the held on August 23.
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Another accused has been arrested by Panaji Police and is presently in the lockup at Panaji Police Station.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was amongst the dignitaries present for the swearing-in ceremony of BJP MLAs- Subhash Shirodkar (Shiroda), Dayanand Sopte (Mandrem), Joshua D'Silva (Mapusa) and Congress' Atanasio Monserratte (Panaji).
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India], May 27 (ANI): The four newly-elected MLAs in Goa would be sworn in on Tuesday, acting assembly Speaker Michael Lobo said on Monday.
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India], May 23 (ANI): Congress' Atanasio Monserratte on Thursday wrested Panaji Assembly seat, held by the late chief minister Manohar Parrikar, from the BJP and with a margin of over 1,775 votes in the by-poll held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections.
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India], May 9 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Thursday filed a complaint with the state Election Commission against Congress candidate for Panaji bye-elections Atanasio Monseratte also known as 'Babush', for violating a provision of the Election Commission by not publishing the details of criminal cases against him in print as well as in electronic media.