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JSW to buy Goan ore for its Mah steel plant

JSW Steel Limited is mulling over the po

7 more officers to expedite SIT probe into illegal mining: CM

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar plan

GF to challenge if mining leases not auctioned

While Goa government is planning to resu

CM for penalty & not recovery, but admits all mines were illegal post-2007

Rather than recovering total amount of p

Not Rs 35,000 Cr, it's Rs 70,000 Cr Goa can recover: Claude

Goa government can earn up to Rs 70,000

Goa's European film fest to focus on youth-centric films

Award-winning movies, revolving around y

 

Society

3 Andhraite IT professionals drown in Goa

Three IT professionals from Chennai on picnic in Goa drowned in sea off Morjim beach, officials said Monday.... READ

Tejpal moves SC for bail

Founder editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with allegedly raping a junior female journalist colleague during an event in Goa, has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail.... READ

Tejpal allowed to meet ailing mother tomorrow

A local court on Wednesday allowed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping his woman colleague, to meet his ailing mother on Thursday.... READ

Issues

Interim order to stop Mhadei diversion, setback to Karnataka

The Mhadei Water Tribunal today passed an interim order directing Karnataka government to construct concrete bunds in the canals in order to stop any diversion of Mhadei water to Malprabha river. ... READ

Karnataka pleads for verdict on Mhadei after poll

Karnataka government had pleaded with the Mhadei water dispute tribunal to deliver its verdict on illegal diversion of Mhadei waters after Lok Sabha election, in order to avoid ‘social tension’ as the verdict may go against the southern state. ... READ

Not migration or land, Goan identity threatened with 'less' Konkani: CS

Goa chief secretary B Vijayan has said that Goan identity is not threatened due to sale to land to outsiders or migration of outsiders but the reducing population of Goans speaking, learning and writing Konkani. ... READ

Infrastructure

3 KRC trains cancelled, others diverted due to derailment

A goods train derailed on the Konkan Railway route near Ukashi station in Maharashtra this morning, disrupting rail traffic.... READ

Derailment disrupts Konkan Railway service

A goods train derailed at Ukashi near Nivsar station in Maharashtra this morning, disrupting traffic on the Konkan Railway route.... READ

Coast Guard decommissions 20-yr old ship

The Indian Coast Guard decommissioned its C-133 ship, which had served the force for almost 20 years, official sources said here today. ... READ

Sports

Salkar also demands GCA chief Fadke's ouster

Hours after the Supreme Court observation that BCCI chief N Srinivasan should step down to ensure a fair probe into IPL spot-fixing scandal, a Goa Cricket Association (GCA) official said here today that GCA president Vinod Fadke must also resign.... READ

India's Sumit stripped off Gold at Lusofonia

India's Sumit Malik, who won the 400 metres gold in the men's 400m race has been stripped off his medal for violating anti-doping rules and illegally participating in Lusofonia Games in lieu of a provisional suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).... READ

Goa global beach volleyball destination

Goa could soon emerge as a global beach volleyball destination, according to Irwin Soares, the tournament director and chairman beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games here. ... READ

Politics

Parrikar infiltrated Cong, will act against them: John

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar infiltrated the Congress using disgruntled opposition politicians during the Lok Sabha campaign, a top Congress official said Wednesday.... READ

Will Salcete-Bardez women decide the winners?

Perhaps for the first time, the Goa woman has puzzled all the political analysts, leaving them guessing till 16 May, whom she voted for in such a large number, especially in the Christian dominated talukas like Salcete, Bardez and Tiswadi.... READ

Highest polling above 80% in the mining belt

Goa’s mining belt appeared to be most ‘active’ in today’s Lok Sabha election, polling above 80 per cent in almost all the Assembly segments. ... READ

Economy

JSW to buy Goan ore for its Mah steel plant

JSW Steel Limited is mulling over the possibility of using iron ore from Goa for its steel plant at Dolvi in Maharashtra.... READ

7 more officers to expedite SIT probe into illegal mining: CM

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar plans to appoint seven more police officers to expedite the ongoing probe into illegal mining, following Supreme Court decision.... READ

GF to challenge if mining leases not auctioned

While Goa government is planning to resume mining by September onwards by renewing the leases step by step, Goa Foundation has decided to challenge it in the Supreme Court if the leases are not auctioned.... READ

Culture

Goa's European film fest to focus on youth-centric films

Award-winning movies, revolving around youth, will be a major attraction at the upcoming edition of European Union Film Festival (EUFF) in Goa.... READ

Shetgaonkar's 'Baga Beach' bags National Award

‘Baga Beach’, a Konkani film directed by Goa’s ace film director Laxmikant Shetgaonkar, got a National Award today. ... READ

Konkani film on transgenders in the offing

After a nationally-acclaimed movie on the lives of nomads, Goa-based director Dnyanesh Moghe is now working on a story about transgenders, which was inspired by real-life story of a state-level athlete who ended life after being questioned about her gender.... READ