Tuesday 21 October 2014

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Oakenfold, Sasha & Woods to perform at Goa Sunburn

Popular DJs like Paul Oakenfold, Sasha a

Ebola may be nature's balancing act: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar toda

Goa Govt extends Ram Sene ban

The BJP-led government in Goa has extend

Won't reverse John's decisions: Luizinho

Luizinho Faleiro, the new chief of Goa C

NGT issues notices to Goa & central Govts on Terekhol bridge

The National Green Tribunal has issued n

Big B formally invited to open IFFI '14

The Directorate of Film Festival here ha

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| VETERANS

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| LITERATURE

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Society

Ebola may be nature's balancing act: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that Ebola virus may be the "way of nature to balance things".... READ

Goa Govt extends Ram Sene ban

The BJP-led government in Goa has extended the ban on right-wing outfit Sri Ram Sene for another two months on the grounds of potential law and order problems. ... READ

NGT issues notices to Goa & central Govts on Terekhol bridge

The National Green Tribunal has issued notice to the Goa and central government on the issue of the construction of Terekhol bridge in Pernem taluka.... READ

Issues

One more study on Mhadei, now by DHI, to fight Karnataka

Cementing its claim on Mahadei river water, Goa government has approved the appointment of an agency to conduct studies for protecting the state's interest before Mahadei Water Disputes Tribunal.... READ

'Gulab' editor appeals to youth to break divisive walls of Konkani

Fausto da Costa, editor of Konkani monthly “Gulab”, has appealed to the youth to demolish the compounds built by the selfish elements in Konkani movement and bring together all the islands created today in the movement. ... READ

Goa to have comprehensive liquor policy by Dec

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed that a comprehensive alcohol policy will be formulated by the year-end for the coastal tourist state.... READ

Infrastructure

Anti-Mopa front kicks off 'Go to Village' campaign

The movement against a second airport for Goa, proposed to come up at Mopa in north Goa, has announced its plans to go back to the villages to convince people through awareness drive that the tiny State does not need a second airport.... READ

E-visa will make visa-on-arrival redundant: Shripad

Union Tourism Ministry said that the visa-on-arrival facility, which is being mulled for large number of countries might become redundant once e-visa facility is introduced. ... READ

CM confident of Mopa work beginning next year

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the actual work on greenfield international airport at Mopa would begin next year, after the procedures of obtaining environment impact assessment (EIA) and other tendering processes are completed. ... READ

Sports

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

Politics

Won't reverse John's decisions: Luizinho

Luizinho Faleiro, the new chief of Goa Congress, today said he would not reverse the decisions taken by his predecessor, John Fernandes.... READ

Luizinho takes over as GPCC chief, but John abstains

Newly elected Congress Goa chief Luizinho Faleiro on Monday assumed office and appealed to party-men to work at the ground level.... READ

Public perception of MPs, MLAs is a matter of concern: Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the public perception about the functioning of our Parliament and state legislatures is a matter of concern.... READ

Economy

Oakenfold, Sasha & Woods to perform at Goa Sunburn

Popular DJs like Paul Oakenfold, Sasha and Michael Woods are among the 150 artists, who are slated to perform at the upcoming eighth edition of Sunburn festival in Vagator, Goa this December. ... READ

ED issues summons to 16 mining Cos

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday issued summons to 16 companies involved in iron ore exports and the former director of Goa Mines and Geology, Arvind Lolienkar, with regard to the probe into the mining scam.... READ

Women Spl taxis driven by women on Goa roads

The State-owned Goa Tourism Development Corporation Limited (GTDC) on Thursday launched the women-only tourist taxis in Goa, thus joining the few States in the country to have taxis driven by women, for women passengers.... READ

Culture

Big B formally invited to open IFFI '14

The Directorate of Film Festival here has invited megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from next month.... READ

Writers-Raders' Fest to be annual affair after IFFI

After the acclaimed International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa will be now hosting the new-born literary extravaganza--The Writers and Readers Festival--annually, bringing together authors from across the globe. ... READ

Past books look like ridiculous love letters of 20s: Tom Keneally

Australian novelist and Man Booker Prize winner, Thomas Keneally, feels that had he been more patient as a writer, it might have positively affected the quality of some of his books. ... READ