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Opp demands judicial probe into 'medicine scam'

The Opposition today cornered the Goa st

Goa congratulates Bardroy & 'Nachom-ia..' film for national award

Goa Assembly today congratulated the mak

Mobile towers impact health, but need to study: Alina

Environment Minister Alina Saldanha toda

MLA's assaulter apprehended in Assembly complex

The ongoing Goa Legislative Assembly ses

Salvador do Mundo village bans kissing in public

A village panchayat in Goa has banned ki

Goa chasing 50 K jobs & 25,000 Cr investment in 5 years

The Goa Government has pinned hopes on t

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Sandesh Prabhudesai

 

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Pravin Sabnis

 

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Society

Opp demands judicial probe into 'medicine scam'

The Opposition today cornered the Goa state government in the Legislative Assembly for failure to provide medicines in state-run hospitals due to delay in tendering process for purchases. ... READ

MLA's assaulter apprehended in Assembly complex

The ongoing Goa Legislative Assembly session witnessed high drama on Thursday when a suspicious person was apprehended after a chase by security personnel in the House complex here.... READ

Salvador do Mundo village bans kissing in public

A village panchayat in Goa has banned kissing in public claiming that such "obscene behaviour" by some couples create nuisance.... READ

Issues

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

Casino sponsored foreign junket to BJP leaders: Cong

Seeking to turn the tables on the Goa government over ban on offshore casinos in the state, Congress today alleged that some BJP legislators went on a foreign trip sponsored by a renowned casino operator. ... READ

Carlos seeks more time, other 3 MLAs pay FIFA tour dues

After dodging payment of their junket for the Fifa World Cup 2014, three out of four ruling legislators from Goa have finally footed the bill for the tour as their efforts to resist clearing of dues drew a severe flak from media.... READ

Infrastructure

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

Goa-Mumbai to be 4-lane concrete highway: Gadkari

Describing the Mumbai-Goa national highway as "death trap", Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said it will be soon converted into a four-lane concrete road at the cost of Rs 4,500-5,000 crore.... 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

Goa 'culture' dept bans sleevless, jeans, T shirts for staffers

In a bid to "maintain decorum", Goa government's Art and Culture Department has asked its employees not to wear sleeveless clothes, jeans, T-shirts and multi-pocketed pants during the office hours.... READ

Goa Guv had 'excessive sweating' while addressing Assembly

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, who had to leave her speech in the state Assembly half-way due to ill health, today said she suffered from "excessive sweating." ... READ

Sp Arlekar supports Opp on Govt evading replies

Goa Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar today said he will call a meeting of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and senior bureaucrats, after Opposition expressed apprehensions over replies on some issues tabled in the House.... READ

Economy

Goa chasing 50 K jobs & 25,000 Cr investment in 5 years

The Goa Government has pinned hopes on the defence sector to generate large-scale employment for local youth and aims to create 50,000 jobs in the next five years. ... READ

10-12 mines could start, raising revenue by Rs 742 Cr: Parsekar

The revenue from mining is expected to double in this financial year, with Goa government expecting at least 10 to 12 mines to start, if not all 22 cleared by the centre. ... READ

Casinos to raise Rs 15 Cr for Goa's development

Goa government plans to raise Rs 15 crore annually by revising the fees and deposits charges for both the land and off-shore casinos. ... READ

Culture

Goa congratulates Bardroy & 'Nachom-ia..' film for national award

Goa Assembly today congratulated the makers of Konkani musical hit 'Nachom-ia-kumpasar' (Let's dance together to the rhythm), which bagged the national film awards in three different categories. ... READ

'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' will now enter International Film Fests: Bardroy

Bardroy Barreto, a young Goan director of Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani film that bagged three national awards today, is now planning to enter the arena of International Film Festivals. ... READ

'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' wins 3 national awards, Special Mention of Palomi

'Nachom-ia Kumpasar', a startling Konkani movie production of this year, bagged three prestigious national awards – two in general category and also the Best Film in Konkani. ... READ