Saturday 20 September 2014

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Goa to have comprehensive liquor policy by Dec

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has

Gomant Sharada Puraskar for Gopalrao Mayekar

Kala Academy Goa has declared Gomant Sha

Hema to perform at Gospel Music concert

Goa-born singer Hema Sardesai will croon

Salkar to now represent Goa on BCCI

Senior Vice President of the Goa Cricket

IFFI 2014 to focus on Chinese cinema

On the backdrop of India inking the film

'B Positive' Samira dreams to work with Big B

British model-actress Samira Mohamed Ali

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Society

Parrikar confuses issue of Army 'invasion' to liberate Goa

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar appears to be confused over the issue of calling intervention of Indian Army to liberate Goa an ‘invasion’ or not. ... READ

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

Issues

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

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

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

Salkar to now represent Goa on BCCI

Senior Vice President of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) Dr Shekhar Salkar will represent GCA in the working committee meeting of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), scheduled to be held on September 26.... READ

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

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

Gomant Sharada Puraskar for Gopalrao Mayekar

Kala Academy Goa has declared Gomant Sharada Puraskar – the highest literary award of the state - to Prof Gopalrao Mayekar.... READ

Hema to perform at Gospel Music concert

Goa-born singer Hema Sardesai will croon for the Gospel Music concert in the state, which would be her first ever performance in this genre.... READ

IFFI 2014 to focus on Chinese cinema

On the backdrop of India inking the film co-production treaty with China, organisers of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) have decided to focus Chinese cinema in its upcoming edition scheduled to be held in November.... READ