Wednesday 25 May 2016

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I believe in performance, not dressing up: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister discusses improve

AAP will damage Cong in Goa, but win no seat: Parsekar

Welcome to Goa, said chief minister Laxm

GF supports AAP statement of Sex, Drugs, Gambling

Newly formed regional party --Goa Forwar

MGP holding to Dabolim, but wants to intrude in BJP’s Shiroda

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party doesn

BJP gets 80% funds from unknown sources: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party has challenged the Bhara

Declare Income-Exp A/c of AAP rally, demands Wagh

Deputy speaker Vishnu Wagh has challenge

 

Society

Babush freed on conditional bail, passport impounded

Rape accused Babush Monseratte is granted conditional bail by the Children’s Court, along with two co-accused – the victim’s girl and Rosy Ferrao. ... READ

The ‘rape time’ is when girl made 15 calls, lawyer tells court in Babush case

The victim girl made 15 calls and sent 15 SMS when she claims to have been made unconscious and raped by St Cruz MLA Babush Monseratte. ... READ

Babush applies for bail, guns ruling BJP for ‘false’ rape case

After allowing police custody for eight days, rape accused and political heavyweight Babush Monseratte has finally filed a bail application. It will come up for hearing on Monday morning.... READ

Issues

Ferrari, swimming pools, helipad: Exclusive look inside Kingfisher Villa

If you are in Goa for a vacation, then don't miss the chance to take a selfie outside Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Villa. ... READ

SBI seals Mallya’s Kingfisher Villa in Goa

The State Bank of India today sealed Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Villa at Candolim and took the possession. ... READ

Lokayukta to approach Guv if MLAs fail to furnish assets

Goa Lokayukta has decided to refer to the state Governor the names of all the legislators and public functionaries who fail to declare their assets and liabilities for the financial years between 2012 and 2016. ... READ

Infrastructure

Goa to get non-polluting E-Rikshaws

The state is all set to launch electric rickshaws in Goa in a bid to spread awareness on pollution-free vehicles.... READ

Vedanta's arm wins contract to develop MPT berths

Metals major Vedanta today said its subsidiary Sterlite Ports will redevelop Mormugao port in Goa on Develop, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis for 30 years. ... READ

Now, Rent-A-Car Operators Threaten Agitation In Goa

After taxi owners went on a two-day strike in Goa earlier this week demanding a ban on rent-a-car operators, the latter today threatened to agitate if their demand to regularise their business is not met.... READ

Sports

FC Goa challenges ISL Regulatory Commission's order

Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goa, which was slapped a Rs 11 crore fine and their co-owners Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar banned for two and three seasons respectively, has challenged the order of the tournament's regulatory commission.... READ

Why the FC Goa ruling could be a spanner in Indian football's growth

Little more than five months on from a nerve-wracking final of the Hero Indian Super League's second season, that saw Chennaiyin FC crowned champions in the most dramatic of fashions, Indian football is still suffering from its after effects.... READ

FC Goa Fined 11 Cr, Owners Banned For Indiscipline

The Indian Super League Regulatory Commission on Thursday handed a hefty fine of Rs 11 crores to FC Goa and banned the owners of the football club -- Dattaraj Salgaocar (three years) and Srinivas Dempo (two years) -- on disciplinary grounds.... READ

Politics

AAP will damage Cong in Goa, but win no seat: Parsekar

Welcome to Goa, said chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar to Arvind Kejriwal, who has announced that his Aam Aadmi Party or AAP will contest next year's assembly elections in the tiny tourist state.... READ

MGP holding to Dabolim, but wants to intrude in BJP’s Shiroda

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party doesn’t want to lose its seat in the ruling alliance. But when it comes to their own survival, they don’t mind hijacking the seat of the Bharatiya Janata Party, their senior alliance partner. ... READ

BJP gets 80% funds from unknown sources: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party has challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party to come on open forum with their accounts of income and expenditure to ascertain who gets money from where. ... READ

Economy

I believe in performance, not dressing up: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister discusses improved procurement, AgustaWestland, and his view of honesty with Indian Express. ... READ

GF supports AAP statement of Sex, Drugs, Gambling

Newly formed regional party --Goa Forward--has termed Goa as a killer state for youths due to rampant drugs, sex-related crimes and road accidents. ... READ

Goa lifeguards to go on three-day strike

Lifeguards in Goa today announced a three-day strike from May 20, nearly four months after they first struck work demanding regularisation and pay hike. ... READ

Culture

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

'Nachom-ia' wins yet another international film award, now in US

Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani film by Bardroy Barreto, has won yet another accolade at international level, this time in the USA. ... READ

Goa plans 50th IFFI at permanent Centre at Dona Paula in 2019

The Government of India would celebrate golden jubilee of IFFI in its own full-fledged premises in 2019, in Goa. ... READ