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Goa lost a multi-faceted personality; Dr Suresh Gundu Amonkar

The Social Media is full of tributes tod

Goa Forward embraces Shivsena for Earthquake, forming Front to topple BJP Govt in Goa

In a dramatic development, Goa Forward h

#IFFI50: Free time during @IFFIGoa? Here’s what to do in #Panaji

The 50th Film Festival of India has kick

Rajini, Big B & Shankar Mahadevan steal the show as IFFI50 opens

India’s ace singer Shankar Mahadevan s

#IFFI2019 all set for IFFI 50 & also IFFIGoa 15

With IFFI turning 50, looks like it is g

Full Goa Assembly had crossed over in 1980!

Hell broke on social media when 10 more

 

Society

Goa lost a multi-faceted personality; Dr Suresh Gundu Amonkar

The Social Media is full of tributes today, paid to Padma Shri Dr Suresh Gundu Amonkar, who died at 84, fighting deadly cancer bravely while simultaneously creating valuable literature till his last breath. ... READ

Multifaceted Vishnu Wagh no more

Multifaceted personality Vishnu Surya Wagh expired in Cape Town of South Africa, after a prolonged illness since August 2016. ... READ

Goa police arrest Kenneth for FB post that Parrikar is dead

Kenneth Silveira, a young hotelier of Vasco, has been arrested by Goa police for putting a Facebook post that Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has died. ... READ

Issues

Will bring BJP CMs on board to resolve Mhadei row: Yeddyurappa

State president of BJP B S Yeddyurappa has taken the responsibility of bringing BJP chief Ministers of Goa and Maharashtra together to resolve the decades-old Mahadayi row. ... READ

Properties of Digambar and Churchill attached in Louis Berger scam

The central government’s Enforcement Directorate has moved into action, attaching properties of former Congress CM Digambar Kamat and former minister Churchill Alemao in the Louis Berger bribery case. ... READ

Bill for single water dispute tribunal introduced, powers to Centre for amicable settlement

The Mhadei water sharing dispute, which has reached near completion, is caught into rough weather as the central government today introduced a bill for a single tribunal for all the inter-state water disputes. ... READ

Infrastructure

Frustrated Goan’s petition to bring Ola, Uber into Goa goes viral

A rather fervid online petition by a Goan citizen on Change.org has gained stupendous traction since it was uploaded two days ago.... READ

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

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

Goa Forward embraces Shivsena for Earthquake, forming Front to topple BJP Govt in Goa

In a dramatic development, Goa Forward has joined hands with Shivsena to topple the BJP government of Goa, on the lines of Maharashtra, by extending the Maha Vikas Aghadi to the tourist state. ... READ

Full Goa Assembly had crossed over in 1980!

Hell broke on social media when 10 more Congress MLAs formed a separate group of two third and crossed over to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. It reduced original 17-member Congress to mere 5 in the current Assembly elected in 2017. ... READ

Congress won South Goa, but BJP gained!

Even BJP camp had surrendered to the fact that Franciso Sardinha of Congress would win South Goa MP election of 2019. But hardly anybody expected that the margin would be hardly 10,000 votes. ... READ

Economy

SC again stops Goa mining from 16 March, orders fresh ECs & recover dues

Within six years, the mining industry of Goa has received a second blow of closure. The Supreme Court has cancelled all the 88 mining leases of Goa.... READ

NGT orders 25 miners to appear before MoEF, face closure threat

The National Green Tribunal had directed 25 mining leaseholders of Goa to appear before the Ministry of Environment and Forests on 7th September, in connection with the alleged invalid environment clearance they are holding. ... READ

Shifting all casinos on-shore in 3 years; Goans to be debarred: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally spelt out his proposed policy on casinos, a classic U turn, from vehemently opposing any kind of casinos to now shifting the ‘offshore’ gambling on-the-shore. ... READ

Culture

#IFFI50: Free time during @IFFIGoa? Here’s what to do in #Panaji

The 50th Film Festival of India has kicked off on the 21st of November and despite the hectic schedule, there is ample free time in between films. The question on most people’s minds is what to do with this free time. Well, that’s what this article is for. Read ahead to find out what all you can do in your free time. ... READ

Rajini, Big B & Shankar Mahadevan steal the show as IFFI50 opens

India’s ace singer Shankar Mahadevan stole the show at the inaugural of Golden Jubilee of International Film Festival of India in Goa today evening amidst the whole Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium cheering at the two great superstars of Indian Films: Rajinikanth & Big B Amitabh Bachchan. ... READ

#IFFI2019 all set for IFFI 50 & also IFFIGoa 15

With IFFI turning 50, looks like it is getting into professional mode rather than sulking into bureaucratic tangles. Much before the curtains could open, the stage is all set with decors, delegate literature and even the screening schedule much in advance. ... READ