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Panaji:  A 32-year-old Israeli national, Biton Eliyan, was arrested on Saturday at the Dabolim International Airport for possession of six live cartridges.

An FIR was registered after the cartridges were found in his baggage during an X-ray scan around 2:45 pm, a police spokesperson said.

After a preliminary inquiry, he was arrested late on Saturday. He was on his way to Delhi from Goa.

“He has been arrested under relevant sections of the Arms Act,” said a police official from the Vasco police station.

(With inputs from IANS)

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Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Israel

The fresh dispute comes weeks after Israel criticised a new Polish law making it illegal to accuse the Polish nation or state of complicity in Nazi crimes

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Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland's embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv.
Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland's embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv. Wikimedia Commons

Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland’s embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, a day after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust, the media reported.

The Tel Aviv police have launched an inquiry after profanities and the word “murderer” were also discovered on Sunday, reports the BBC.

Morawiecki’s made the controversial remarks at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

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The comments have been strongly condemned by Israel.

Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland's embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv.
Swastikas were drawn on the gates of Poland’s embassy in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv. Wikimedia Commons

He has since said through a spokeswoman that he did not intend to blame Jewish victims for “a Nazi German perpetrated genocide”.

The fresh dispute comes weeks after Israel criticised a new Polish law making it illegal to accuse the Polish nation or state of complicity in Nazi crimes.

The legislation was signed into law by President Andrzej Duda but also referred to the country’s highest court to consider its constitutionality. (IANS)

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Goa Can Be Transformed Into The City Of Venice

The development of its intricate network of inland waterways has the potential to transform Goa. in to Venice of East

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Calvim Ferry in Goa. Goa can be
Goa has the potential to become the Venice of the East if it taps its intricate network of inland waterways for commuting. Wikimedia Commons

Panaji, November 21,2017:

Goa has the potential to become the Venice of the East if it taps its intricate network of inland waterways for commuting, suggests Rajiv Somani, chairman and managing director of Drishti Marine, promoter of the state’s first private ferry service.

Somani, whose agency also operates a private lifeguard service along Goa’s coastline, said that the ferry service also adds to the range of offerings, in terms of “things to do” in Goa.

“The only model really cl