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Mumbai-based Goan athlet to have dinner with Mr & Mrs Obama

Next week, US President Barack Obama and

Chruch should excommunicate DyCM Francis, demands NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party has deman

Shilpa recalls first Valentine with Raj in Goa

Shilpa Shetty, whose Satyug Gold company

I was tortured by Cong leaders: Valanka

Valanka Alemao, who was yesterday suspen

HJS demands ban on 'Singham Returns'

Ahead of its release on Independence Day

Valanka suspended as Youth Cong chief

Goa Congress has suspended the president

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Society

Mumbai-based Goan athlet to have dinner with Mr & Mrs Obama

Next week, US President Barack Obama and his wife will host 12 differently-abled people from all over the world, including one from Mumbai, for an exclusive dinner at the White House.... READ

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

Issues

Goa Govt to probe Chattisgarh coal block deal

Goa government on Friday said the state vigilance department will investigate the alleged irregularities in the agreement entered into by the previous government with a private firm for generation of electricity using the coal from a mine in Chhattisgarh.... READ

RP21 process after mining issue settled, housing powers to panchayats: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today gave a fresh assurance to start working on Regional Plan 2021 by September, after mining issue is fully settled. ... READ

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

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

Chruch should excommunicate DyCM Francis, demands NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party has demanded that Goa’s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza be ex-communicated by the Church if he does not apologise for his comment that he is a Christian Hindu. ... READ

I was tortured by Cong leaders: Valanka

Valanka Alemao, who was yesterday suspended as the chief of Goa Youth Congress, on Saturday alleged that she was "tortured and harassed" by the party officials who wanted her to resign.... READ

Valanka suspended as Youth Cong chief

Goa Congress has suspended the president of State Youth Congress Valanka Alemao, for anti-party activities during the Lok Sabha elections of 2014.... 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

Shilpa recalls first Valentine with Raj in Goa

Shilpa Shetty, whose Satyug Gold company has partnered with the Goa Wedding Show 2014, which she and her husband Raj Kundra are endorsing, says she has fond memories of the state.... READ

HJS demands ban on 'Singham Returns'

Ahead of its release on Independence Day, Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' has been hit by a controversy after a right-wing Hindu organisation has asked the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to put a ban on the film.... READ

'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