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AAP focusing on mining, casinos and out-migration

As the Aam Aadmi Party gears up for the

AAP will eat 2 BJP votes, but 10 Cong votes: Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport & High

Goa's 2 young accused cleared of killing British teenager Scarlett

Two men have been cleared of all charges

MGP wants Dabolim and Bicholim, but alliance talks after 15 Dec

Looks like Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Part

Travel Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours, by 2018

Goa to Mumbai by road would be hardly si

Sudin is a political joker, has no guts to quit alliance: Mauvin

Blasting the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Pa

 

Society

Goa's 2 young accused cleared of killing British teenager Scarlett

Two men have been cleared of all charges over the death of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling on a Goan beach in 2008.... READ

All in the family: Goa Civil Code a model for the rest of the country?

A troubled marriage, an errant husband, and the law as her only lifeline. This has been Amarjas life for the past few months now. ... READ

Issues

Karnataka CM invites Goa, Maha counterparts for Mhadei talks

Karnataka has taken initiative in holding tripartite talks on Mhadei water dispute by writing to Goa and Maharashtra chief ministers. ... READ

Goa CM agrees to talk over Mhadei, Nirmala-Kerkar object

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has agreed to talk to his Karnataka and Maharashtra over the issue of Mhadei water diversion, but Goa Bachao Abhiyan has strongly objected to the suggestion made by the Mhadei water dispute tribunal. ... READ

Now, Tribunal suggests all 3 CMs to find amicable solution on Mhadei

The Mhadei water disputes tribunal has suggested that the chief ministers of Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra to try and reach an amicable settlement to the water dispute.... READ

Infrastructure

Travel Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours, by 2018

Goa to Mumbai by road would be hardly six hours, by 2018. ... READ

GMR to build Mopa airport, first phase by 2020, 4.4 M traffic

Bengaluru-based GMR Airports Ltd has been selected to construct Goas new Mopa airport in four phases at the total cost of Rs 4500 crore. ... READ

IRCTC to run luxury trains to Shirdi, Goa, Tirupati

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon operate ‘Three Star’ luxury trains from Secunderabad to Shirdi, Goa and Tirupati with the basic tariff structure of normal bus fares.... READ

Sports

ISL sold FC Goa stakes to casino king Mody

New major owner of FC Goa and Casino King Jaydev Mody has confirmed that the proposal to take over the team came from Indian Super League.... READ

Salgaocar, Dempo quit FC Goa after ISL sets aside ban on them

Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas Dempo, the co-owners of FC Goa and prime promoters of football in Goa, have decided to quit FC Goa after the ban on them was set aside by the Indian Super League today. ... READ

FC Goa retains Spanish midfielder Jofre

FC Goa have retained Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu Gonsales for the third season of the Hero Indian Super League.... READ

Politics

AAP focusing on mining, casinos and out-migration

As the Aam Aadmi Party gears up for the upcoming assembly polls in Goa early next year, the party has set up study teams in the state to conduct detailed reports on three major issues: mining, migration of youth due to unemployment and casinos.... READ

AAP will eat 2 BJP votes, but 10 Cong votes: Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday wished the AAP well for the upcoming state assembly elections in Goa, claiming that AAP would ensure a "Congress-mukt" Goa, if it campaigns aggressively enough and ensures the BJP's victor. ... READ

MGP wants Dabolim and Bicholim, but alliance talks after 15 Dec

Looks like Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party is playing far-fetched politics on the issue of aligning with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the anti-BJP Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch. ... READ

Economy

Russians voted from Goa for Parliamentary poll

Several Russians living in Goa cast their votes from the state in the election to their country's Lower House of Parliament, Duma.... READ

Sunburn to shift from Goa to Mumbai or Delhi?

Promoters of Sunburn Festival on Saturday said they have kept the option open to shift the festival from Goa to Maharashtra or Delhi, if their proposal for this year on the same date and venue as last year is not cleared by the Goa government.... READ

Dr Claude supports AAP stand on mining, with objections

Goa Foundation has supported the stand taken by the Aam Aadmi Party on the mining issue, but with certain reservations and objections. ... READ

Culture

Borkar, Anwesha bag national SA Awards for Children and Youth Lit

Goa’s eminent writer Dilip Borkar and young writer Anwesha Singbal have bagged this year’s prestigious Sahitya Academy awards in children’s literature and youth literature respectively. ... READ

Varsha’s ‘dream’ to act in a Konkani film still unfulfilled

Varsha Usgaonkar, eminent Bollywood actor of Goan origin, is still left with a dream to act in a Konkani film, even after acting in several Hindi, Marathi and Bhojpuri films. ... READ

Google pays tribute to Mario Miranda, celebrating 90

Google celebrates today Goa’s internationally renowned cartoonist late Mario Miranda, on the occasion of his 90th birth anniversary. ... READ