Tuesday 16 September 2014

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Brazil '82 was the best FIFA WC team: Zico

For football-crazy Kolkatans, the first

SIT books Anil & Joaquim for illegal mining

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of

Green Tribunal issues warrant against Goa CS

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has is

Goa's coastal wells infested with germs: Sudin

Well water in tourism-oriented coastal G

Zico arrives in Goa to take charge of FC Goa

Legendary Brazilian footballer Zico arri

Goa's 1000 kms water pipelines to be augmented

Goa government has announced augmentatio

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Society

Let students watch PM's speech at home: Cong

Even as almost all Goa schools are gearing up to show live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on Teachers' Day tomorrow, Congress has questioned the "forceful viewing of the telecast." ... READ

Make Ruby collapse report public: Cong

Goa Congress today demanded that the state government should make public the inquiry report into the collapse of a building at Canacona taluka in January this year, in which more than 30 people were killed.... READ

TV scribe cycles 4 states to save Western Ghat

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention.... READ

Issues

Consuming liquor is Goa's culture: BJP

Goa BJP leader Dr Wilfred Mesquita has dismissed the possibility of Goa toeing the line of Kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner. ... READ

GCA may lose recognition due to ticketagate

Goa government will initiate a process to withdraw the recognition given to Goa Cricket Association (GCA) that was embroiled in controversy after the infamous 2001 ticketgate scam, the sports minister said.... READ

Civil society wants Gram Sabhas to discuss Police bill

Members of various civil societies in Goa Friday demanded that reforms in the proposed Goa Police Bill need to be discussed at grassroot level including in Gram Sabhas and municipal meetings. ... READ

Infrastructure

Goa's 1000 kms water pipelines to be augmented

Goa government has announced augmentation of its water supply capacity and also replacement of an age old pipeline criss-crossing 1000-kilometre stretch in the state to reduce the quantum of non-revenue water. ... READ

Double decker to run Mumbai-Karmali for 'Chovoth'

A double-decker train will soon run on the Konkan Railway route between Mumbai and Goa. ... READ

Goa-Mumbai port feeder service by month end

The feeder service connecting Goa's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai would begin by the end of this month, heralding a new era on the logistic front between both the neighbouring ports. ... READ

Sports

Brazil '82 was the best FIFA WC team: Zico

For football-crazy Kolkatans, the first brush of live top-flight action was back in 1982 with the advent of colour TV sets, they saw all those men clad in 'Canary Yellow' do all sorts of tricks. ... READ

Zico arrives in Goa to take charge of FC Goa

Legendary Brazilian footballer Zico arrived here to take charge of Football Club Goa as head coach for the high-profile Indian Super League which begins of October 12.... READ

GCA prohibits Balu from representing BCCI

The Goa Cricket Association's Managing Committee has stripped President Vinod alias Balu Phadke of his powers to chair meetings and represent the body in the BCCI.... READ

Politics

John becomes aggressive, dissolves all 40 blocks

In a major reconstitution exercise, Congress party here today dissolved all the 40 blocks giving their charge to respective Pradesh Congress Committee General secretary in-charges.... READ

Mridula Sinha appointed Goa Governor

Narendra Modi government has finally appointed BJP’s former Mahila Morcha president Mridula Sinha as Goa’s new governor. ... READ

Mridula Sinha likely to be Goa Governor

Mridula Sinha, eminent writer and former president of BJP Mahila Morcha as well as chairperson of National Women's Commission, is likely to be the new Goa governor.... READ

Economy

SIT books Anil & Joaquim for illegal mining

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police has filed a case against former Congress minister Joaquim Alemao and mining magnet Anil Salgaocar for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in the state. ... READ

Green Tribunal issues warrant against Goa CS

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a bailable warrant against the Goa Chief Secretary for not adhering to its order earlier this month and not presenting any reason thereof.... READ

Goa's coastal wells infested with germs: Sudin

Well water in tourism-oriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Friday. ... READ

Culture

Marathi film industry in 100 Cr club in 3 years: Jadhav

Noted Marathi filmmaker Sanjay Jadhav said Marathi films will enter the elite '100 crore club' in next two to three years.... READ

IFFI infra on par with Cannes by next year: Damu

"Goa is now a permanent venue for the IFFI. That is why whatever we decide needs to be on a long term basis. It cannot be on piecemeal basis," Entertainment Society of Goa's vice chairman Damodar Naik said.... READ

Hindu outfit demands Censor Board in Goa for Tiatr & Natak

Sulking over a Konkani Tiatr (Konkani musical drama) which was critical of growing activities of rightwing Hindu outfits, Hindu Janajgruti Samiti (HJS), the rightwing Hindu outfit reiterated its demand with the government to establish a Censor Board for plays and tiatrs in Goa.... READ