Saturday 28 February 2015

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VHP assures Ghar Wapsi to Goan Christians

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday sa

Modi Govt keen to resolve dual citizenship issue 'very soon'

The dual-citizenship issue that has been

Mining industry expects union budget to scrap export duty

Mining industry players in Goa today sai

Will, but Won't tell you What action against dance bars: CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on

Meera Kosambi, sociologist & DD's daughter, expired

Meera Kosambi, a prominent Indian sociol

20% Goan shacks to shut down much before season ends

If Goa is on your mind for the next long

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Society

VHP assures Ghar Wapsi to Goan Christians

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said it would "facilitate" reconversions in Goa if the local people wanted it.... READ

Modi Govt keen to resolve dual citizenship issue 'very soon'

The dual-citizenship issue that has been haunting thousands of people of Goa for sometime now may be resolved "very soon" with the Centre today saying that the matter would be sorted out without further ado. ... READ

Meera Kosambi, sociologist & DD's daughter, expired

Meera Kosambi, a prominent Indian sociologist and last surviving daughter of D D Kosambi, expired today in Pune after brief illness. ... 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

4 Depts to come together to reduce road accidents

In order to reduce road accidents and fatalities, the Goa transport department is all set to chalk out a comprehensive plan by incorporating measures suggested by Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.... READ

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

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

Cong debacle in Panaji was expected: Khalap

Goa Congress today said it had expected the party's debacle in the recently-held Panaji bypoll, but claimed that it managed to retain its vote bank in the constituency, which had been favouring BJP since the last two decades. ... READ

Siddharth wins Panaji by over 5000 votes, Cong manages 4600

Siddharth Kuncalienker of the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Panaji bye-election with a comfortable margin of over 5000 votes.... READ

Panaji pulls record 71% voters for bye-poll

As much as 71.2 per cent of the voters today exercised franchise in the Panaji Assembly by-election, necessitated by Manohar Parrikar's resignation. ... READ

Economy

Mining industry expects union budget to scrap export duty

Mining industry players in Goa today said they are expecting the central government to scrap export duty on iron ore in the Budget tomorrow. ... READ

Will, but Won't tell you What action against dance bars: CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday said appropriate action will be taken against those involved in running dance bars and alleged prostitution in the coastal belt.... READ

20% Goan shacks to shut down much before season ends

If Goa is on your mind for the next long weekend, you may get a good hotel deal with the meals complimentary. Grab the deal and thank Russia for it. Also, your favourite shack in Goa may be shut—thank Russia for that too.... 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