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Walk out, but Parsekar will continue to be CM; BJP dares MGP

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has da

MGP guns for Parsekar’s head to begin alliance talks

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has f

Walking not to win Election; the People: Girish Chodankar

Breaking his own record of 2002 of walki

Is MGP heading for a break-away from the BJP?

Looks like Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Part

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, p

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film direct

 

Society

Don’t interfere, Bishop tells CM and others at Old Goa

The Old Goa Feast has come with a strong message to the politicians, especially the BJP government in Goa.... READ

Dakshinayan wants special court for Dabholkar-Pansare-Kalburgi killers

The Dakshinayan national convention has demanded a special court be set up to conduct trial on those arrested for assassination of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof M M Kalburgi while also pressing for speedy arrest of the culprits. ... READ

Dear Modi Ji, Goa is Positive, But Tourism Feels the Cash Crunch

Dear Modiji, Anil, a cab driver in Goa, happily announces that he has driven around Katrina Kaif, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina and other big celebrities in Goa. ... READ

Issues

Historic Loliem Gram Sabha over IIT adjourned amidst confusion

The historic Gram Sabha of Loliem-Pollem in Canacona was adjourned today afternoon, postponing the voting over the issue of IIT due to confusion over the number of voters.... READ

Goa Forward indicts BJP’s Ticlo and AAP’s Elvis in Housing Board scams

Hardly a fortnight after he joined the Aam Aadmi Party, the supposedly upright retired government officer Elvis Gomes faced a frontal attack from Goa Forward party, allegedly in Housing Board land allotment scams. ... READ

No buyers for Mallya's Goa villa: Banks exhaust all means of recovery

The auction of former liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Villa in Goa has failed to attract any buyers. The auction was held for an hour on October 19 with a reserve price of Rs 85.29 crore. ... READ

Infrastructure

Travel Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours, by 2018

Goa to Mumbai by road would be hardly six hours, by 2018. ... READ

GMR to build Mopa airport, first phase by 2020, 4.4 M traffic

Bengaluru-based GMR Airports Ltd has been selected to construct Goas new Mopa airport in four phases at the total cost of Rs 4500 crore. ... READ

IRCTC to run luxury trains to Shirdi, Goa, Tirupati

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon operate ‘Three Star’ luxury trains from Secunderabad to Shirdi, Goa and Tirupati with the basic tariff structure of normal bus fares.... READ

Sports

ISL sold FC Goa stakes to casino king Mody

New major owner of FC Goa and Casino King Jaydev Mody has confirmed that the proposal to take over the team came from Indian Super League.... READ

Salgaocar, Dempo quit FC Goa after ISL sets aside ban on them

Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas Dempo, the co-owners of FC Goa and prime promoters of football in Goa, have decided to quit FC Goa after the ban on them was set aside by the Indian Super League today. ... READ

FC Goa retains Spanish midfielder Jofre

FC Goa have retained Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu Gonsales for the third season of the Hero Indian Super League.... READ

Politics

Walk out, but Parsekar will continue to be CM; BJP dares MGP

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has dared the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party to break the alliance, but will not replace Laxmikant Parsekar as the chief minister. ... READ

MGP guns for Parsekar’s head to begin alliance talks

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has finally pulled out its guns, demanding Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar’s head, to begin talks of continuing the alliance. ... READ

Walking not to win Election; the People: Girish Chodankar

Breaking his own record of 2002 of walking 180 kms from Canacona to Pedne, All India Congress Committee Secretary Girish Chodankar is today leading a Padyatra, covering 266 kms and 34 constituencies.... READ

Economy

Shack owners threaten to show black flags to PM

Goa’s shack owners have threatened to show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, if shacks are not allotted to them when he comes to Goa on 13th November.... READ

PM Modi withdraws Rs 500, Rs 1000 currency notes from midnight

Taking the nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption.... READ

Cabral shifts hot air baloon to his constituency in South Goa

Goa Tourism has relaunched the operations of hot air ballooning, yet another adventure activity for the tourist season this year.... READ

Culture

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. ... READ

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film director and screenwriter living in New York, was at 47th IFFI for her debut feature 'According to her'. ... READ

Goa's DGP appeals to boycott film for insulting Rafi-saab

Goa’s Director General of Police Muktesh Chander has appealed people to boycott Karan Johar’s latest film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” for allegedly insulting legendary playback singer Mohammad Rafi. ... READ