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Parrikar to reduce his security cover

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today an

Report sought on lady executive dashing bike in drunken state

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar toda

JICA non-implementation caused addtl burden of 166 Cr: CAG

Goa government has been additionally bur

'Baga Beach' to be screened for MLAs

Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday pa

Muthalik-Cedric won't allowed to disturb Goa's peace: CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar assu

BJP Govt didn't spend less than Cong Govt on foreign tours

Is the Bharatiya Janata Party government

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Society

Report sought on lady executive dashing bike in drunken state

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today sought a detailed report from police in connection with a drunken driving incident wherein a woman executive allegedly knocked down two persons with her car on Sunday.... READ

Muthalik-Cedric won't allowed to disturb Goa's peace: CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar assured on Wednesday that Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik and human rights activist Cedric Prakash will not be allowed to disturb peace in the state.... READ

Blacklisting visas preferred than deportation: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that blacklisting the visas could act as a deterrent against the illegal activities of foreign nationals staying in the coastal state. ... READ

Issues

All party delegation to dash Delhi to pursue Special Status

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that an all party delegation will go to Delhi to follow up the demand of special status for the state. ... READ

SIT books both Ranes on the charges of accepting bribe

The Special Investigation Team of Goa Police has booked former Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane and his legislator son for allegedly accepting a Rs 6 crore bribe to facilitate the clearance of a mining lease.... READ

Wanchoo resigns as Goa Governor

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo has resigned, hours after he was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation today as a witness in connection with alleged irregularities in the purchase of 12 helicopters meant for VVIP use from AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Indian defence manufacturer.... READ

Infrastructure

Shipyard to build 6 patrol vessels for Coast Guard

Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), a south Goa-based defence shipyard, is in the process of construction of six Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Indian Coast Guard and it plans to launch three OPVs in succession from September – December this year.... READ

9 high speed trains including Goa-Mumbai @160 km/hr

The first railway budget of Narendra Modi government has announced one bullet train to Gujarat and nine high speed trains connecting major metros, including a Goa-Mumbai route. ... READ

L&T bags new cable-stayed Mandovi bridge for Rs 1547 Cr

L&T Construction today said it has bagged new orders worth Rs 2,002 crore across various business segments during June.... READ

Sports

4 MLAs asked to reimburse Brazil tour ticket amount

Goa government has asked its four MLAs, including a cabinet minister, to reimburse the money spent on booking tickets to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, even as the legislators left for the South American country to witness the ongoing mega sporting event. ... READ

Modi's veto ended Goa MLAs' Brazil FIFA junket

A last-minute veto by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday afternoon has cancelled the FIFA World Cup 'study tour' to Brazil by a team of six Goa MLAs led by state sports minister Ramesh Tawadkar. ... READ

Govt cancels Brazil junket, MLAs to spend own money

Under attack over funding the trip of six of its MLAs to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, the Goa government decided on Friday to cancel the junket.... READ

Politics

Parrikar to reduce his security cover

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today announced in the Legislative Assembly that he would trim his security cover by doing away with the escort policemen as other departments of police are facing shortage of personnel. ... READ

JICA non-implementation caused addtl burden of 166 Cr: CAG

Goa government has been additionally burdened with Rs 166.37 crore due to a delay in implementing projects under the central government's Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) projects, Comptroller Auditor General's (CAG) report said. ... READ

Goa Assembly to go paperless from 22 July

Goa Legislative Assembly's upcoming Session starting on July 22, will mostly be a paperless affair with over 95 per cent of the business going online.... READ

Economy

BJP Govt didn't spend less than Cong Govt on foreign tours

Is the Bharatiya Janata Party government spending more on foreign tours for promotion of Goan tourism than the erstwhile Congress government?... READ

Speaker directs Goan media to express regrets over 'misreporting'

Speaker Rajendra Arlekar has directed the section of Goan media to publish or telecast regrets over reporting of a question, which was postponed without tabling, regarding alleged Rs 13 crore being spent on foreign tours of ministers and MLAs for tourism promotion. ... READ

CCTVs to monitor tourists on Goa beaches

Tourists visiting Goa will have a CCTV camera monitoring their movements once they venture on to major beaches in the state, a senior Tourism Department official said here today. ... READ

Culture

'Baga Beach' to be screened for MLAs

Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution congratulating the makers of 'Baga Beach', which won the best Konkani film award for 2013 in the language category at the 61st National Film Awards.... READ

Big B informally confirmed to open IFFI '14

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that the state government will formally invite Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to take place in Goa this November.... READ

Centre to 'support' Convention Centre in Goa for IFFI under PPP

A world class convention centre in Goa, especially to host International Film Festival of India, may finally become a reality as the union government has agreed to support it financially, while building it under Public Private Partnership (PPP).... READ