Thursday 30 October 2014

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Apna Ghar not reforming children: Child Rights Group

Pro-Child Network, a group of concerned

Govt Govt won't renew Shah-indicted mining leases, reassures Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has

NCP meets Guv to constitute Minority Commission

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on

IFII to premiere Oriyan film on freedom figther's second struggle

The biopic of a Oriya freedom fighter wh

Re-registering birth in Portugal doesn't make Goan a Portuguese citizen: Consul

In what could bring a major relief to th

I'm not competent authority to blacklist illegal miners: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar toda

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Society

Apna Ghar not reforming children: Child Rights Group

Pro-Child Network, a group of concerned individuals and organisations, has raised concerns about instances of children being released from Apna Ghar, State-owned children’s home in north Goa, without proper inquiries. ... READ

Re-registering birth in Portugal doesn't make Goan a Portuguese citizen: Consul

In what could bring a major relief to thousands of Goans facing dual citizenship issue, the Portuguese Government today said people born in Goa before 1961 are not their citizens unless they apply for it and that merely registering birth in their country or having a passport does not make an individual their citizen.... READ

3 Russians drown watching dolphins in rough waters

A Dolphin watching trip turned tragic for a group of Russian tourists in Goa after their boat, operating without a valid licence, capsized on sea, 60 kms away from here, in which three women drowned while their compatriots were rescued. ... READ

Issues

No undisclosed A/c in India or abroad: Radha Timblo

Radha Timblo, a Goa-based miner whose name figures in the black money list submitted by the Centre in the Supreme Court, today denied having any "undisclosed" bank account in the country or abroad.... READ

Radha Timblo donated 9 times to BJP, thrice to Cong

Radha Timblo, Goa’s mine owner, has donated over Rs one crore to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party nine times and Rs 65 lakh to the then ruling Congress thrice in the last seven years.... READ

More Goan busiessmen & politicians in the black money list: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that names of more Goan businessmen as well as politicians would figure in the subsequent lists of the people holding black money in the Swiss Bank.... READ

Infrastructure

Goa trying for more parking space at Dabolim

Facing shortage of parking space for aircraft at the Dabolim airport, Goa government will seek the Centre's help to get additional space at the Navy-operated facility in the state.... READ

Anti-Mopa front kicks off 'Go to Village' campaign

The movement against a second airport for Goa, proposed to come up at Mopa in north Goa, has announced its plans to go back to the villages to convince people through awareness drive that the tiny State does not need a second airport.... READ

E-visa will make visa-on-arrival redundant: Shripad

Union Tourism Ministry said that the visa-on-arrival facility, which is being mulled for large number of countries might become redundant once e-visa facility is introduced. ... READ

Sports

I became captain bcoz no one wanted to be: Kumble

Anil Kumble, one of the most respected cricketers to have led the Indian team, says if he became the Test captain it was only because no one else was interested in doing the job.... READ

Usha partners to sponsor FC Goa

ISL franchise FC Goa today announced that it has signed on six leading brands from various industry verticals as sponsors and partners for the team. ... READ

127th Durand '14 curtain raiser in Goa on Sat

The draw for the Durand Cup will be decided on October 11 during a curtain raiser and draw of lots ceremony scheduled to be held in Bambolim Stadium here on Saturday.... READ

Politics

NCP meets Guv to constitute Minority Commission

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday petitioned Goa Governor Mridula Sinha requesting her to direct the Goa Government to expedite the constitution of a Minority Commission for the State.... READ

Won't reverse John's decisions: Luizinho

Luizinho Faleiro, the new chief of Goa Congress, today said he would not reverse the decisions taken by his predecessor, John Fernandes.... READ

Luizinho takes over as GPCC chief, but John abstains

Newly elected Congress Goa chief Luizinho Faleiro on Monday assumed office and appealed to party-men to work at the ground level.... READ

Economy

Govt Govt won't renew Shah-indicted mining leases, reassures Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that iron ore mining leases of companies indicted in the report of the Justice (retd) M. B. Shah Commission of Inquiry will not be renewed.... READ

I'm not competent authority to blacklist illegal miners: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today remained non-committal on blacklisting of mining firms in the event they are found involved in illegal mining during investigation.... READ

Competition Comsn penalises Goa's Chemists' Association

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalty of Rs 10.62 lakhs on the Chemist and Druggists Association, Goa (CDAG) for indulging in anti-competitive practices. ... READ

Culture

IFII to premiere Oriyan film on freedom figther's second struggle

The biopic of a Oriya freedom fighter who had to wage a long battle for a second time to get his due after Indian independence, will be premiered during the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. ... READ

Big B formally invited to open IFFI '14

The Directorate of Film Festival here has invited megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from next month.... READ

Writers-Raders' Fest to be annual affair after IFFI

After the acclaimed International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa will be now hosting the new-born literary extravaganza--The Writers and Readers Festival--annually, bringing together authors from across the globe. ... READ