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CM raps invited Konkani-Marathi primary school managements on MoI

“Ask for what you want rather than wha

AAP set to take off in Goa with Kejriwal rally on 22 May

The Aam Aadmi Party is all set for its t

Uttarkhand: All you need to know about SC staying High Court's verdict

The Supreme Court stayed till April 27 t

Rafael deal not final, but at advanced stage: Parrikar

A day after the BJP’s claim that the R

President is not king, Guv is not agent: HC on Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday q

Centre to challenge Uttarakhand order in SC

The Centre will on Friday move the Supre

 

Society

CM raps invited Konkani-Marathi primary school managements on MoI

“Ask for what you want rather than what you don’t want,” Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today told the managements of private primary schools run in regional languages like Konkani and Marathi. ... READ

Will CM succeed in shutting mouths of his ministers on MoI?

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has told his ministers to shut their mouths on the controversial issue of Medium of Instruction and uphold the government stand. ... READ

Retd Agarwal will diaognise 'sick' GMC

The state government has appointed a one-man committee to probe allegations of maladministration at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). ... READ

Issues

Non-bailable warrant for Mallya; but getting him won't end banks’ ordeal

The Rs 9,000 crore Kingfisher-Vijay Mallya saga is a tough riddle to solve for 17 large banks (that lent money to the airline), the investigating agencies and the Narendra Modi-government, especially given that the return of liquor-baron to the country itself is uncertain. ... READ

Will decline in agriculture affect Mhadei case before tribunal?

Will decline in agriculture in Goa weaken the case of Mhadei water diversion, advantage Karnataka?... READ

Is Vijay Mallya a Lalit Modi in the making?

If Vijay Mallya doesn’t fall in line within a week’s time and explain his intent to return home and pay up banks, he will officially become a an outlaw staying in a foreign country without valid legal documents.... READ

Infrastructure

Vedanta's arm wins contract to develop MPT berths

Metals major Vedanta today said its subsidiary Sterlite Ports will redevelop Mormugao port in Goa on Develop, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis for 30 years. ... READ

Now, Rent-A-Car Operators Threaten Agitation In Goa

After taxi owners went on a two-day strike in Goa earlier this week demanding a ban on rent-a-car operators, the latter today threatened to agitate if their demand to regularise their business is not met.... READ

Striking tourist taxis back on the road, CM agrees to act against ‘illegalities’

The two-day strike of tourist taxi operators is finally resolved.... READ

Sports

What pains Chennaiyin FC if Dempo is VP of AIFF?

Chennaiyin FC, reigning Indian Super League champions, on Monday raised the issue of conflict of interest against FC Goa co-owner Srinivas Dempo and asked the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to take action against him. ... READ

Federation Cup National Basketball Championship in Goa

The 30th edition of the National Basketball Federation Cup will start from March 9 at the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Bambolim. ... READ

AIFF 'forget' to inform suspended Romeo and Mandar to present explanations

Romeo Fernandes and Mandar Rao Dessai, two of India's brightest sparks while playing for the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa over the last two seasons, have suddenly found themselves in limbo over participation in the sub-continent, after having themselves suspended by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for infringement of its rules with respect to attending the national camp organized before South Asian Football Federation's (SAFF). ... READ

Politics

AAP set to take off in Goa with Kejriwal rally on 22 May

The Aam Aadmi Party is all set for its third experiment, after Delhi and Punjab, in Goa, with Delhi Chief Minister addressing a rally next month end. ... READ

Uttarkhand: All you need to know about SC staying High Court's verdict

The Supreme Court stayed till April 27 the judgement of the Uttarakhand High Court quashing the imposition of President's rule, giving a new turn to the continuing political drama in the state by restoring the Central rule there. ... READ

President is not king, Guv is not agent: HC on Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday quashed the President’s rule on Thursday, restoring Congress leader Harish Rawat as the chief minister, nearly a month after he was ousted.... READ

Economy

Rafael deal not final, but at advanced stage: Parrikar

A day after the BJP’s claim that the Rafale fighter jets deal has been finalised for $8.8 billion, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday the deal has not been finalised yet but may be closed soon. ... READ

After dull season, Goa now hopes for 'summer tourists'

After a not-so-impressive foreign tourist season, Goa's tourism industry is now looking forward to the upcoming summer vacation as it expects a reversal of fortunes with arrival of more domestic travellers. ... READ

Goa's Colva is favourite destination of Indian tourists

Indians continue to give top preference to Udaipur when it comes to vacationing and have also shown their likings for Colva in Goa as a tourist destination this summer, according to a report. ... READ

Culture

'Nachom-ia' wins yet another international film award, now in US

Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani film by Bardroy Barreto, has won yet another accolade at international level, this time in the USA. ... READ

Goa plans 50th IFFI at permanent Centre at Dona Paula in 2019

The Government of India would celebrate golden jubilee of IFFI in its own full-fledged premises in 2019, in Goa. ... READ

Now, watch an English play, in Tiatr style!

For more than 100 years, the unique theatrical stylings of Goa’s predominant performance tradition – tiatr – have entertained Konkani audiences in the state and elsewhere. ... READ