Wednesday 28 January 2015

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Elect Furtado & Casinos would be out of Mandovi: Cong

Like BJP when in opposition, the opposit

Goa rejects Muthalik plea to enter Goa

The state administration on Tuesday deni

Sanskrit scholar & historian Dr Jose Pereira passes away in USA

Padmabhushan Dr Jose Pereira, eminent Sa

Parrikar mum on apology demand

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sat

Wagh now blames Parrikar of 'using' him

Goa MLA and BJP leader Vishnu Surya Wagh

Parrikar's remark on ex-PMs irks Congress

In a controversial remark ahead of US Pr

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| VETERANS

Pravin Sabnis

 

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इंद्रियदानाच्या या पुण्यकर्मात मात्र आम्ही मागे का? ...READ

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Society

Eduardo urges religious leaders for Code of Conduct on Conversions

Senior Congress leader Eduardo Faleiro has said conversions should be stopped in the country as such activities violate the freedom of religion.... READ

SAINT Joseph Vaz; Pope canonises a Goan in Sri Lanka

Pope Francis gave Sri Lanka its first saint on Wednesday at a Mass for hundreds of thousands of people packed on a Colombo oceanfront, in a climax to a 300-year campaign to recognise the holiness of Joseph Vaz.... READ

After expiry date, Goa wakes up to renew ban on Ram Sene

Hours after Sri Ram Sene announced plans to start its operations in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said the BJP government will extend the ban on the controversial right-wing outfit for six months.... READ

Issues

Goa rejects Muthalik plea to enter Goa

The state administration on Tuesday denied Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik permission to enter the North District of Goa.... READ

Muthalik wants to be in Goa for 10 days for 'religious' purpose

Right-wing outfit Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who has been banned from entering Goa, has sought permission from the state administration to visit the state for 10 days in February. ... READ

Wagh plays 'Romi politics' with Lang Act & Education

Perhaps eying for his political survival in St Andre constituency, BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh has now echoed demand for recognition to Romi Konkani script in the Official Language Act as well as in education. ... READ

Infrastructure

Happy Christmas! Special trains for Goa, from Mumbai

Want to celebrate Christmas or New Year in Goa and no tickets available? No worry. Konkan railway has arranged special trains from Mumbai.... READ

Goa Govt told to clear garbage to avoid birds hitting planes

Days after a Delhi-bound Air India flight with 164 passengers on board had to abort its take-off due to a bird hit at Goa airport, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has asked the state government to remove garbage heaps lying around the facility. ... READ

Coast Guard plans 150 ships & 150 aircraft by 2020

In view of the coastal security lapse during 26/11 attack, the Indian Coast Guard has begun augmenting its off-shore strength and the force aims to have 150 ships and 100 twin-engine aircraft by 2020 in its fleet.... READ

Sports

Dempo signs Calum Angus for I-league '14

Dempo SC have roped in British stopper back and former Portsmouth Academy product Calum Angus for the upcoming season.... READ

I became captain bcoz no one wanted to be: Kumble

Anil Kumble, one of the most respected cricketers to have led the Indian team, says if he became the Test captain it was only because no one else was interested in doing the job.... READ

Usha partners to sponsor FC Goa

ISL franchise FC Goa today announced that it has signed on six leading brands from various industry verticals as sponsors and partners for the team. ... READ

Politics

Elect Furtado & Casinos would be out of Mandovi: Cong

Like BJP when in opposition, the opposition Congress today said it would shift the offshore casinos out of Mandovi river in Panaji. ... READ

Parrikar mum on apology demand

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday refused to comment over Congress' demand to tender a public apology over his statements on some former Prime Ministers compromising country's ‘deep assets’.... READ

Wagh now blames Parrikar of 'using' him

Goa MLA and BJP leader Vishnu Surya Wagh today accused Defence Minister and former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of using him during the election campaign and discarding later. ... READ

Economy

India plans to monitor all vessels in Indian seas

The government is working on a "special mechanism" to track all vessels operating in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.... READ

No terrorist infiltration during Obama visit possible, predicts Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday dismissed reports linking any possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border with the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. ... READ

Goa Carnival parades begin from 14 Feb

The four-day Goa carnival will be held from February 14 with float parades planned at various places in the state, organisers said today.... READ

Culture

Sanskrit scholar & historian Dr Jose Pereira passes away in USA

Padmabhushan Dr Jose Pereira, eminent Sanskrit scholar, historian, musicologist, writer, linguist and artist, based in New York, USA passed away today morning after prolonged illness.... READ

Indo-Russian ZimaFest in Goa next week

Bringing together the music of two worlds, Goa will host 'ZimaFest' - India's newest live musical festival that will witness a confluence of Russian and Indian music at Candolim beach.... READ

'Mortoo' to be released on 30 Jan

After creating a buzz at the various film festivals, much-acclaimed Konkani film 'Mortoo' is all set for release in Goa on January 30.... READ