Monday 27 June 2016

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         | News

Brexit: Indian workers apprehensive of jobs

Brexit may have bought happiness to more

What will be the fate of immigrants now, post-Brexit?

“Take back control of our borders” p

Salgaocar, Sporting withdraw from I-League, allege pro-ISL stance by AIFF

Two of Indian football's traditional out

‘Portuguese Goans’ need not come back, feel experts; GF offers help

Will the decision on Brexit poll of UK t

Chetan, Balu, Akbar bailed out ‘conditionally’ after 10 days

After spending 10 days in police custody

BREXIT may not have immediate change in immigration status: Independent

The British people have voted to leave t

 

Society

Brexit: Indian workers apprehensive of jobs

Brexit may have bought happiness to more than half of the population; however, the Indian diaspora is left clueless about their status in the country. ... READ

What will be the fate of immigrants now, post-Brexit?

“Take back control of our borders” proved a potent message for those who campaigned for Britain to leave the EU. Now that the country has voted for Brexit, immigration will be one of the big issues in the divorce negotiations. What is at stake? Here are answers to some of the key questions.... READ

‘Portuguese Goans’ need not come back, feel experts; GF offers help

Will the decision on Brexit poll of UK to leave the European Union result into compelling Portuguese Goans to come back to their original homeland? Or will they be retained by UK out of necessity? ... READ

Issues

Congmen face FIRs as BJP minister gets a boot from HC

Two days; three cases of corruption. Two filed by the BJP government and one court directive faced by a BJP minister. ... READ

Sting: CM orders ACB officers' transfer for arresting his bro-in-law

A sting operation conducted by IndiaNewsNetwork.IN in tandem with a ruling party BJP MLA (who was not aware that an undercover reporter had approached him in the guise of a political fixer acting on behalf of a prominent builder) has proved beyond doubt that Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar gave direct orders, firstly to transfer honest and upright ACB officers PI Nolasco Raposco and later on SP Bosco George, and also actively interfered to ensure the reinstatement of his brother-in-law Dilip Ghanshyam Malvankar.... READ

Opp slams BJP on reinstatement of CM's brother-in-law

Congress and Goa Forward have slammed the Goa government for "going back" on its pre-poll promise of adopting zero tolerance for corruption, in the wake of reinstating Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar's brother-in-law Dilip Malvankar despite graft charges. ... READ

Infrastructure

Goa's IT bus will overtake all Southern states: Parsekar

Reiterating that Goa has not missed the ‘IT-bus’, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said that the state would surpass its south-Indian contemporaries in the next seven years.... READ

Long-distance passenger ferries to float in Mandovi, Zuari by next year

The long-pending plan of activating Goa’s inland waterways to ferry locals and tourists would finally come true with the central government planning to set up 10 terminals, all in North Goa. ... READ

Project Goa will bring Virtual Reality to any Smartphone

While gamers and technophiles are abuzz about virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Gear VR, these devices fall into two categories: either casual, low-quality experiences on smartphones, or high-end gaming that usually relies on expensive hardware.... READ

Sports

Salgaocar, Sporting withdraw from I-League, allege pro-ISL stance by AIFF

Two of Indian football's traditional outfits, Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube de Goa, on 24 June decided to "withdraw" from the forthcoming season of I-League over the AIFF's decision to restructure the domestic league system.... READ

Chetan, Balu, Akbar bailed out ‘conditionally’ after 10 days

After spending 10 days in police custody, three top officials of Goa Cricket Association – Chetan Desai, Vinod Phadke and Akbar Mullah – were released on conditional bail by the court today evening. ... READ

Another GCA scam of Rs 5.87 Cr alleged, Nilesh files complaint

Yet another former Ranaji cricketer has brought yet another alleged scandal of Rs 5.87 crore of the Goa Cricket Association to the light. ... READ

Politics

Goa CM Confesses Bribing A Tout 38 Years Ago

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday confessed to have bribed a tout once in the North Goa District Collectorate for obtaining a certified document before he became an elected representative, and said that even after 38 years of pursuit, he had been unable to obtain the document.... READ

Vishnu praises AAP, echoes Kejriwal

Bharatiya Janata Party’s rebel MLA Vishnu Wagh is back in action, with a bang, this time praising Aam Aadmi Party. ... READ

Vijai leaves 4 poll promises to fulfill once he becomes a minister

As he turns 46 tomorrow, Fatorda’s independent MLA Vijai Sardesai is launching local farmers’ market to Wi Fi by inviting BJP’s senior minister Dayanand Mandrekar. ... READ

Economy

Parrikar to retain Defence, not coming back to Goa

Goa is slated for assembly polls by February-March 2017. But Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is not going back, indicated a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) source recently. ... READ

Ravi seeks ban on Nigerians, calls them Negroes

The central government should ban Nigerians from entering India, former Goa chief minister Ravi Naik has demanded, adding that the state does not need Nigerian tourists.... READ

Parrikar calls for regional framework to tackle China

India today called for a regional framework for security management to peacefully resolve disputes, threat and use of force in the Indo-Pacific region, amid China flexing its muscles in the area to advance its maritime claims against its Asian neighbours. ... READ

Culture

Borkar, Anwesha bag national SA Awards for Children and Youth Lit

Goa’s eminent writer Dilip Borkar and young writer Anwesha Singbal have bagged this year’s prestigious Sahitya Academy awards in children’s literature and youth literature respectively. ... READ

Varsha’s ‘dream’ to act in a Konkani film still unfulfilled

Varsha Usgaonkar, eminent Bollywood actor of Goan origin, is still left with a dream to act in a Konkani film, even after acting in several Hindi, Marathi and Bhojpuri films. ... READ

Google pays tribute to Mario Miranda, celebrating 90

Google celebrates today Goa’s internationally renowned cartoonist late Mario Miranda, on the occasion of his 90th birth anniversary. ... READ