Monday 25 May 2015

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Cong slams ministers for saying tourists come to Goa for drugs

Goa Congress has threatened to "throw co

Indians beat the heat on Goan beaches

With mercury soaring to unbearable level

Modi is Ronald Reagen of India: Raghuram

The expectations from the Narendra Modi

IDBI opens e-huts in Goan villages

IDBI Bank has decided to roll out e-huts

Police suspended for drug dealer nexus reinstated

Goa government today reinstated two seni

Govt decision on illuminating religious places draws flak

Years after illuminating several churche

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Society

Drug-accused Israeli's attempt to escape foiled

An Israeli undertrial today made an abortive bid to escape from a government run hospital here with help of another foreign national but the attempt was foiled by police. ... READ

SC dismisses Mickky's plea to delay surrender

The Supreme Court today dismissed the plea of a Goa MLA Francisco Xavier alias Mickky Pacheco, convicted and sentenced for six months for abusing and slapping a junior engineer as a minister in 2006, seeking extension of time to surrender to undergo the jail term.... READ

I had moved into Delhi house day before search warrant was issued: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he was surprised after a local court issued a warrant to search his official residence in Delhi to trace former Goa minister Francisco Miccky Pacheco, who is reported to be absconding after conviction in a 2006 assault case.... READ

Issues

Won't spare anybody in irrigation scam: Fadanvis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that those involved in the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam would not be spared by his government.... READ

Not Jack Sequeira, Nehru was Father of Opinion Poll: Uday Bhembre

Uday Bhembre, one of the leaders of Opinion Poll, along with two other Konkani leaders has opposed erecting a statue of Dr Jack Sequeira, calling him Father of Opinion Poll. ... READ

Posting 'offensive' content on website not an offence: SC's historic verdict

In a landmark judgement upholding freedom of expression, the Supreme Court today struck down a provision in the cyber law which provides power to arrest a person for posting allegedly “offensive” content on websites.... READ

Infrastructure

NewGen patrol vessels launched by Goa Shipyard

A 105-metre new generation Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), to help increase the Coast Guard's requirements for policing of the vast Indian Exclusive Economic Zone, was launched by the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) today. ... READ

Mobile towers impact health, but need to study: Alina

Environment Minister Alina Saldanha today said the towers installed by mobile service providers have an impact on health and there must be scientific research to study the impact. ... READ

Goa DD to go satellite after 30 years

Goa’s Doordarshan Kendra will be uplinked to satellite while staff at both the DD and AIR Kendras would also be increased in number. ... READ

Sports

Goa's 14 teenager footballers in national camp

Goa's 14 most promising footballers between the age of 11 and 13 have been selected for the next phase of the Reliance Foundation Young Champs national selection camp.... READ

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

Politics

Police suspended for drug dealer nexus reinstated

Goa government today reinstated two senior police officers and five constables who were suspended and arrested for their involvement with narcotics lobby in the state in 2010. ... READ

NCP demands to make ministers' report card public

Nationalist Congress Party today asked the Laxmikant Parsekar-led BJP government to make public the 'report card' of its ministers, saying not doing so is akin to its admission of failure in governance.... READ

Pawar convenes meet in Mumbai to end row over new Goa chief

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has called for a meeting of party office-bearers from Goa in Mumbai on May 16 to discuss the crisis in Goa erupted due to appointment of new state unit chief. ... READ

Economy

Cong slams ministers for saying tourists come to Goa for drugs

Goa Congress has threatened to "throw cow dung on the face of ministers" who claim that tourists arrive in the state due to availability of drugs.... READ

Indians beat the heat on Goan beaches

With mercury soaring to unbearable levels across the country, domestic holidayers are flocking Goa beaches to cool-off themselves lending a much-needed fillip to tourism sector in the picturesque state.... READ

Modi is Ronald Reagen of India: Raghuram

The expectations from the Narendra Modi government when it came to power in 2014 were “probably unrealistic” but it has taken steps to create an environment for investment and is “sensitive” to concerns of investors, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said.... READ

Culture

'Filmi' MP should head I&B ministry: Pandit

Filmmaker and censor board member Ashoke Pandit today said an MP from the film industry should be the information and broadcasting minister.... READ

Subodh invited by Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Goa's celebrity artist Subodh Kerkar is invited to deliver a lecture at The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam on 10th June.... READ

Mauzo among 4 Indians nominated for International Short Story Award

The eleventh edition of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award Longlist has four Indian authors’ works in the running – A Fistful of Earth and Other Stories by Siddhartha Gigoo, Teresa’s Man and Other Stories from Goa by Damodar Mauzo, Passion Flower: Seven Stories of Derangement by Cyrus Mistry, and Don’t Let Him Know by Sandip Roy.... READ