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Goa Govt to probe Chattisgarh coal block deal

Goa government on Friday said the state

"Even we can be bitter about Goa", UP leaders react to Parrikar comment

The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Prad

Girls disappear on road in UP after 6 pm: Goa CM

He meant to highlight the safety of his

Cong stages walkout on Hindu Nation controversy

The opposition Congress, along with inde

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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

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

"Even we can be bitter about Goa", UP leaders react to Parrikar comment

The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as well as other parties have reacted sharply to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s comment of girls disappearing after 6 pm on UP roads.... READ

Girls disappear on road in UP after 6 pm: Goa CM

He meant to highlight the safety of his state, but Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has scripted a potential controversy by saying that girls "disappear" in Uttar Pradesh if they are out in the evening.... READ

Cong stages walkout on Hindu Nation controversy

The opposition Congress, along with independent MLA Vijay Sardesai, staged a walkout in the Assembly today on the issue of Hindu Nation remark made by co-operation minister Dipak Dhawalikar yesterday. ... 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