Saturday 20 December 2014

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Change of guard has raised Worlds' expectations: RSS

In an endorsement of the Narendra Modi-l

SBI approves one-time settlement for mining dependents

State Bank of India has approved one-tim

Madhavi Sardesai bags Sahitya Academy award

Konkani writer and linguist Madhavi Sard

Parrikar clears defence deal worth Rs 4444 Cr

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wed

Bollywood, Industry, Cricket will glitter Goa Sunbrun this year

Asia's largest dance music festival Sunb

Parrikar launches first India-made nuclear submarine

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar flagge

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Society

India improving in Health, but at slow pace

Ahead of the fourth edition of National Family Health Survey (NFHS), experts have said there has been a marked improvement in India's health sector, but the pace is slow and results differ from state to state. ... READ

Whatsapp-FB benefits special children

Differently-abled people in Goa are using social media applications like Whatsapp and Facebook to get together and address the issues concerning them.... READ

Listen to Dr Shaila Narendra Dabholkar on 3rd Jan

Youth of Goa, especially the forward-looking girls and women, will get an opportunity to listen to Dr Shaila Dabholkar, wife of anti-superstition crusader late Dr Narendra Dabholkar, on 3 January in Pernem. ... READ

Issues

Radha Timblo quizzed for 5 hrs in black money case

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned Goa-based miner Radha Timblo, whose name figured in the black money list submitted by the government in the Supreme Court, for the second time in a fortnight in connection with a money laundering probe against her mining firm.... 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

Infrastructure

Happy Christmas! Special trains for Goa, from Mumbai

Want to celebrate Christmas or New Year in Goa and no tickets available? No worry. Konkan railway has arranged special trains from Mumbai.... READ

Goa Govt told to clear garbage to avoid birds hitting planes

Days after a Delhi-bound Air India flight with 164 passengers on board had to abort its take-off due to a bird hit at Goa airport, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has asked the state government to remove garbage heaps lying around the facility. ... READ

Coast Guard plans 150 ships & 150 aircraft by 2020

In view of the coastal security lapse during 26/11 attack, the Indian Coast Guard has begun augmenting its off-shore strength and the force aims to have 150 ships and 100 twin-engine aircraft by 2020 in its fleet.... READ

Sports

Dempo signs Calum Angus for I-league '14

Dempo SC have roped in British stopper back and former Portsmouth Academy product Calum Angus for the upcoming season.... 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

Politics

Change of guard has raised Worlds' expectations: RSS

In an endorsement of the Narendra Modi-led government, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said the world's expectations from the country are growing and it is because of the "change in power" at the Centre.... READ

Goa Cong searching for young leaders

The Congress in Goa on Saturday said that its high time that senior party leaders be ready to step aside and hand over the baton to the younger generation.... READ

Digvijay wants Naxals to join Cong, shun violence

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh today asked Naxals to leave the path of violence and join his party.... READ

Economy

SBI approves one-time settlement for mining dependents

State Bank of India has approved one-time settlement (OTS) scheme for its borrowers from the beleaguered mining industry in Goa.... READ

Parrikar clears defence deal worth Rs 4444 Cr

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday cleared proposals to buy military equipment worth Rs. 4,444 crore, including four survey vessels for the navy for Rs. 2,324 crore.... READ

Bollywood, Industry, Cricket will glitter Goa Sunbrun this year

Asia's largest dance music festival Sunburn has now matured into a holiday destination for fans and Bollywood celebs with several big stars expected at the upcoming edition in Goa, say organisers.... READ

Culture

Madhavi Sardesai bags Sahitya Academy award

Konkani writer and linguist Madhavi Sardesai bagged the most prestigious National Sahitya Academy award for her book of research-based essays ‘Manthan.’... READ

फेसबूक, यू ट्यूब, वॉट्स ऍप कोंकणींतल्यान वापरया

कित्याक आमी इंग्लीश आनी मराठी वा हिंदींतले मॅसेजीस वॉट्स ऍपाचेर फॉरवर्ड करप वा फेसबूकाचेर घालप? कोंकणींतल्यान करया आनी घालया. ऑडियो करया, व्हिडियो करया वा सादें बरोवन धाडया. मागीर जावं ती चवथ, नातालां, स्वातंत्र्य दीस वा वाडदीस. ... READ

22,000 families fled Goa due to Portuguese conversions

Swapn Saraswat, a Kannada novel written on the first exodus of Goans in 1560 as a result of religious conversions by the Portuguese has turned out to be the bestseller in Karnataka and is being now translated into five different languages. ... READ