Saturday 04 July 2015

Goa's Oldest Online News Portal

         | News

Vodafone expands Goa footrpint with 3G focus

Vodafone India has invested over Rs 73 c

Goa one centre for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Goa would be one of the six centres in t

Shripad Naik's maid found murdered

A 48-year-old domestic help working at t

GCA: Subhash mediates, Salkar withdraws, Chetan unopposed

In an anti-climax, the panel headed by D

Babush induction not on agenda: Parsekar

Amid speculations in political circles a

HC allows GCA election, ex-judge to monitor it

The Bombay High Court today refused to s

Clicks

| VETERANS

Cleofato A Coutinho

 

Even if the Dabolim airport is closed, ...READ

Pravin SabnisSandesh Prabhudesai

| LITERATURE

अन्वेषा सिंगबाळरुपाली मावजो कीर्तनी
ऋचा प्रभुदेसायकिरण म्हांबरे

 

Society

Shripad Naik's maid found murdered

A 48-year-old domestic help working at the Goa home of AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik was allegedly murdered by an unidentified man, police said today.... READ

Yoga Day not compulsory for Goa schools

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said it is not compulsory for schools in the state to hold International Yoga Day on June 21.... READ

Hindu convention demands ban on convent schools

All India Hindu Convention, organised by the right-wing organisation Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, today demanded a ban on convent schools, claiming that these schools do not allow Hindu students to follow religious traditions.... READ

Issues

Parsekar rules out Special Status for Goa

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today ruled out the possibility of Goa getting a special status from the Centre.... READ

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

Infrastructure

Vodafone expands Goa footrpint with 3G focus

Vodafone India has invested over Rs 73 crore to ramp up its network, distribution and retail presence in Goa circle over the past one year, a senior official said.... READ

Goa air port includes 31 new countries to E-tourist visas

The Goa International airport is set to issue E-Tourist Visas (ETVs) to 31 new countries enlisted for this facility granted by the Centre recently, a move that will boost tourism during monsoon.... READ

Vodafone invested Rs 1050 Cr in Goa-Maharashtra

Vodafone India today said it has invested over Rs 1,050 crore in Maharashtra and Goa circle in the last fiscal to ramp up network and expand retail presence.... READ

Sports

Goa one centre for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Goa would be one of the six centres in the country that are provisionally selected to host forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 matches. ... READ

GCA: Subhash mediates, Salkar withdraws, Chetan unopposed

In an anti-climax, the panel headed by Dr Shekhar Salkar has withdrawn from what was supposed to be a bitterly-fought election of the Goa Cricket Association.... READ

HC allows GCA election, ex-judge to monitor it

The Bombay High Court today refused to stay the election process of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) on a plea alleging non-transparency even as it appointed a committee headed by a retired judge to oversee polls scheduled on June 28.... READ

Politics

Babush induction not on agenda: Parsekar

Amid speculations in political circles about induction of expelled Congress MLA Atanasio Monserratte in Goa Cabinet, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said "the induction is not on the agenda." ... READ

Need to keep 'stones' (Sudin!) out of rice: Governor

In the wake of a row over Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar's alleged fake degree, state Governor Mridula Sinha today said there was a need to keep "bad things" away from society. ... READ

BSc Pass: AAP says No; Sudin says Yes

Aam Admi Party today produced a document to back its claim that Goa public works department minister Sudin Dhavalikar had given wrong information about his education in his election affidavit. ... READ

Economy

Goa, Odisha, Jharkhand fail to file ATR on illegal mining

Three states of Goa, Odisha and Jharkhand have not submitted the latest action taken reports on steps taken to curb illegal mining even after a high level panel raised the issue in September last year.... READ

Probe closed into 2 illegal mining cases involving ex-CM

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police probing cases of illegal mining in the state, has recommended closure of two of the fifteen such cases for “lack of evidence”.... READ

Ropeway across Mandovi is eyewash: BJP MLA

Goa tourism department's proposal for a rope-way connecting Reis Magos village to Campal ward of Panaji, has met with strong opposition from ruling legislator Michael Lobo who termed it as a mere "eyewash". ... READ

Culture

Madhav Borkar gets B'Day gift as Konkani Academy president

Madhav Borkar, a veteran Konkani poet, has been appointed as the president of Goa Konkani Academy. ... READ

Regional languages make Indian stories more impressive than English: Couto

Stories based on Indian situation come out in a more impressive manner in regional languages than English. “Dirgh Maun Tem”, a Konkani translation of Shashi Deshpande’s famous English novel “That Long Silence” is a testimony, says Padmashree awardee and writer Maria Aurora Couto. ... READ

'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