Monday 24 November 2014

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Iran's democracy fighters have become dictators: Mohsen

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhm

'Elizabeth' director terms right wing protest 'silly'

Producer of Marathi film 'Elizabeth Ekad

Bharadwaj to now feature Shakespearean comodies

After completing the trilogy of William

Gulzar's 'objectionable' Libaas to be premiered in India after 26 years

Libaas, yet another master piece by Indi

Still don't feel like going to Delhi: Parrikar

“I still don’t feel like going to De

World is a village, let's be good neighbours: Big B

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50 L pilgrims expected for SFX exposition beginning from 22 Nov

Nearly fifty lakh pilgrims are expected to visit old Goa during the 44-day Exposition of St Francis Xavier commencing from 22 November, organisers said.... READ

UK activist urges for judiciary's sensitisation on paedophilia

Christine Beddoe, a British activist fighting paedophiles in UK, feels the need to sensitise the judiciary all over the world on the issue of paedophilia as many accused are being bailed out on flimsy grounds.... READ

Jet Airways starts Goa-Abu Dhabi service

Private carrier Jet Airways has started a new daily direct flight linking Goa with Abu Dhabi.... READ


Fresh summons issued to Radha Timblo in black money case

Enforcement Directorate (ED) today issued fresh summons against Goa-based miner Radha Timblo, whose name figured in the black money list submitted by the government in the Supreme Court, and five officials of her company in connection with a money laundering probe against her firm. ... READ

ED summons Radha Timblo in black money case

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Radha Timblo, former director of the mining firm Timblo Private Limited, in connection with a money laundering case.... READ

No undisclosed A/c in India or abroad: Radha Timblo

Radha Timblo, a Goa-based miner whose name figures in the black money list submitted by the Centre in the Supreme Court, today denied having any "undisclosed" bank account in the country or abroad.... READ


Air India tyre bursts & bird hits Delhi flight in Goa

A Delhi-bound Air India flight via Mumbai with 164 passengers onboard had to abort take-off at the last minute on Tuesday after it suffered a tyre burst as well as a bird hit at Dabolim airport in Goa. ... READ

Shifting Navy from Dabolim is anti-national: Parrikar

Shifting naval base from Dabolim to Karwar is anti-national, defense minister Manohar Parrikar made his stand clear on the controversy of retaining only Dabolim and dropping proposed Mopa air port. ... READ

Goa trying for more parking space at Dabolim

Facing shortage of parking space for aircraft at the Dabolim airport, Goa government will seek the Centre's help to get additional space at the Navy-operated facility in the state.... 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

127th Durand '14 curtain raiser in Goa on Sat

The draw for the Durand Cup will be decided on October 11 during a curtain raiser and draw of lots ceremony scheduled to be held in Bambolim Stadium here on Saturday.... READ


'Tainted' Mickky elected by people: CM Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday defended the induction of “tainted” Mickky Pacheco of Goa Vikas Party in the BJP-led government saying “people have elected him knowing all the incidents associated with him and cases against him.”... READ

No(n) co-operation with MGP, Mickky also gets minor portfolios

The ‘new’ government of Laxmikant Parsekar, remote-controlled by defence minister Manohar Parrikar from Delhi, appears to have begun open confrontation with its alliance partner – the MGP – by stripping off ‘junior’ Dhawalikar of his influential portfolio of Co-operation. ... READ

Won't interfere with Govt, but will head Core Com: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here today that he would not interfere in working of the new Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and is open to guide him if he needs help.... READ


Parrikar planning new policy to blacklist defence suppliers

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is considering the introduction of a new policy on the vexed issue of blacklisting defence equipment suppliers accused of corruption as well as reforming rules for lobbyists to balance the needs of the armed forces with transparency.... READ

Chinese incursion not a serious issue: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said reported incursions by China into Arunachal Pradesh were "not serious" and being effectively tackled by Army on day-to-day basis even as he underlined the need to set up infrastructural back up to handle "these kind of problems".... READ

Tackling 'corrupt' defence deals a priority: Parrikar

India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar said he will tackle the issue of controversial arms deals on priority basis. ... READ


Iran's democracy fighters have become dictators: Mohsen

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, whose film The President was screened on the inaugural day of the ongoing IFFI here, said those who fought for democracy in Iran, themselves became dictators later. ... READ

'Elizabeth' director terms right wing protest 'silly'

Producer of Marathi film 'Elizabeth Ekadashi', which revolves around three children and a bicycle, has termed as "silly" the protest by a right wing organisation against a simile used in the film, which it had claimed as offending.... READ

Bharadwaj to now feature Shakespearean comodies

After completing the trilogy of William Shakespeare's tragedies, 'Haider' director Vishal Bhardwaj is keen to give a big screen spin to Bard's comedies.... READ