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Your summer Goa trip can go horribly wrong. Take these precautions

With the mercury shooting through the roof, Goa’s private lifeguard agency issued on Thursday an advisory for the hundreds of thousands of tourists and locals who head for the beaches in summer, especially in May, when the temperature in the coastal state peaks at 38-40 degrees Celsius. The advisory asks tourists to look out for rip tides and powerful underwater currents that are a major cause for drowning off beaches — a regular phenomenon in summer, while also advising swimmers and beach-goers to stay hydrated and avoid direct sunlight. “The…

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40% women lung cancer patients in Goa non-smokers, likely victims of passive smoking

Almost 40% of women in Goa who have lung cancer do not smoke themselves, which means it is likely that they are victims of `passive smoking’, an anti-tobacco NGO has said. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said yesterday that there has been a rise in the number of women in the state who smoke. The overall percentage of smokers in the state’s population has dwindled in the last three decades, it said. NOTE India president Dr Shekhar Salkar told reporters that almost 40% of the women diagnosed with…

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things to do in Goa for common site visitors

Even for the ones who have been several instances, there’s no dearth of thrilling things to do in Goa. there’s a cause why this tropical paradise has grow to be a perennial vacation spot in the country—irrespective of when or for how lengthy you pass—there’s a lot to maintain you busy. From coming across Christian artwork and exploring Goa’s Indo-Portuguese roots, to taking part in all the water sports, binging on fresh seafood and even indulging in some a good deal-wanted pampering—you may by no means tire of Goa’s sandy…

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From Arunachal to Goa

Now going to Gujarat was an eye opener, but Arunachal was a totally different ball game! I really had no idea what I was in for. We started the drive from Guwahati and got to Nameri camp where we stayed in a small Forest Guest House. So far, it seemed like just another trip, but the minute we started the drive to Bomdilla, I started getting a feeling that this was gonna turn out to be a once in a lifetime kind of trip. Driving on that route was like…

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