OFFICIAL Sports Authority of Goa http://tsag.org/?pg=visstat FOOTBALL Goa Football Association http://www.goa-fa.com/ GFA-links http://www.goa-fa.com/?q=node/5 Sporting Clube de Goa http://www.sportingclubedegoa.com/ Salcaocar Sports Club http://salgaocarsc.com/ Dempo Sports Club (Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dempo_SC Churchill Brothers http://www.churchill-brothers.com/main.php Sesa Goa Football Academy http://www.sesagoa.com/aboutscdf.htm#football CRICKET Goa Cricket Association http://goacricketassociation.com/ CHESS Goa State Chess Association http://goachess.com/ Goan chess blog http://goanchess.blogspot.com/ BODYBUILDING Goa Body Building and Fitness Association (Facebook) http://www.facebook.com/pages/GOA-BODY-BUILDING-FITNESS-ASSOCIATION/95798352958?v=info CYCLING Goa Cycle Club http://www.cyclists.in/group/goacycleclub Goa Cycles: Rides, advocacy and more with the Goa Cycle Club http://goacycles.wordpress.com/ BADMINTON Goa’s ‘Professional Badminton League’ http://www.facebook.com/notes/sandeep-heble/goas-professional-badminton-league/181738157211 TREKKING YHAI National Trekking Expedition GOA http://yhaindia.org/files/adv_programs/description/Goatrekking.htm WATERSPORTS National Institute of Watersports-Goa http://niws.nic.in/ Barracuda Diving India http://groups.yahoo.com/group/barracuda-diving/ Goa … Continue reading Goa sports links in cyberspace….
Sophia Kamaruddin pointed me to the page where I could download the ebook titled Maps for Advocacy: An Introduction to Geographical Mapping Techniques An interesting book: Do maps merely list cities, towns, rivers and mountains or can they also reveal what happens in these locations? Can anti-pollution drives, instances of forest degradation or disease-filled zones be displayed on a map? Certainly. A while ago, that was not a possibility as maps were mere location guides. Now, with online acees to publicly available maps combined with satellite imagery and enhanced graphical displays, maps can be artfully used by rights advocates to … Continue reading Maps … and taking a stand
For some reason, Mormugao, the port town of Goa, seems to be among the top 20 “most described cities” in the world! See http://wikimapia.org/#lat=15.42&lon=73.78&z=11&l=0&m=a&v=2 Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: Mormugao, wikimapia, Goa Continue reading Mormugao, highly mapped?
For a vast country which lacks adequately detailed and available maps for many of its areas, India is now finding an unexpected solution come up in the form of Google Map Maker. Google recently extended its ‘map maker’ service to India, and within three weeks of its launch, has already drawn quite some attention to it in cyberspace. Supporters of the project started sending messages out via the Net, urging each friends and colleagues to create their own detailed maps — by adding details of features in the villages or urban areas where they live. Google Map Maker is a … Continue reading Google enables Indians to build maps of their villages, cities
Yesterday, when I took Riza (“amost 10”) over Bookworm, Sujata Noronha (no relative) buttonholed me and re-asked about setting up a blog. Feeling guilty, because VM and me had been discussing the possibility of a website for them for some time now, I tried something that might help to get started. WordPress (because it’s Free Software) is my favourite blogging software. So I grabbed their comp, and helped to set up a rudimentary blog of sorts. Check it out here. Later in the night, during my nocturnal hours, added some of the posts that Bookworm has been sending to my … Continue reading Bookworm…. at Panjim
My former colleague and friend, Niraj Naik, has come out with “Goa’s first comprehensive data bank on (a) multimedia CD”. It promises to explore all facets of Goa, with the largest compilation of photographs and information. It is an “ideal gift for students” and a “treasure trove for students, teachers, tourists, NRGs (non-resident Goans) and Goa enthusiasts” says the cover of the CD. It is priced at Rs 99 and comes from http://www.digitalgoa.com Unfortunately, the CD runs only on Windows (.exe file) while my comp runs on GNU/Linux (Free Software)…. Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: goa, india, cds, resources, … Continue reading A CD on Goa….
Richard de Souza has his family-tree site here: http://moirafamily.tribalpages.com/ Says he: “Have a look around and let me know what you think by leaving a comment in the Guest Book.” Courtesy, Moira-Net: http://groups.google.com/group/moira-net?hl=en Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: village, family tree, goa, india, villages, moira, moira-net Continue reading A family from Moira, Goa