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Gadkari reveals how BJP formed Govt in Goa

Nitin Gadkari revealed for the first tim

Frustrated Goan’s petition to bring Ola, Uber into Goa goes viral

A rather fervid online petition by a Goa

BJP struggling to pacify allies in Goa coalition Govt

Smart politics and midnight manoeuvring

Fearing another attempt of arrest, Digambar seeks interim bail

Goa’s former chief minister Digambar K

Goa police summons Ex-CM Digambar in mining scam

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Go

Satish Sonak, saviour of the downtrodden, is no more

Adv Satish Sonak, Goa’s leading social

 

Society

Satish Sonak, saviour of the downtrodden, is no more

Adv Satish Sonak, Goa’s leading social activist and firebrand student leader of ‘80s, died of sudden heart failure today morning.... READ

Gangster Vinayak killed while Sada prisoners’ jail-break attempt fails

The unsuccessful attempt of jail-break by all the 49 prisoners of Sada sub-jail last midnight ended in a gangster Vinayak Korbatkar getting killed. ... READ

Goa Airport resumes operations

The Goa airport has resumed its operations within four hours after a Jet Airways flight had veered off the runway early morning today. ... READ

Issues

Properties of Digambar and Churchill attached in Louis Berger scam

The central government’s Enforcement Directorate has moved into action, attaching properties of former Congress CM Digambar Kamat and former minister Churchill Alemao in the Louis Berger bribery case. ... READ

Bill for single water dispute tribunal introduced, powers to Centre for amicable settlement

The Mhadei water sharing dispute, which has reached near completion, is caught into rough weather as the central government today introduced a bill for a single tribunal for all the inter-state water disputes. ... READ

Liquor shops in midland, hinterland to shut down, not towns or coastal

Which part of Goa will be affected the most with the Supreme Court ordering to shut down liquor outlets within 500 metres of national and state highways? The coastal belt of tourism, the midland or the hinterland?... READ

Infrastructure

Frustrated Goan’s petition to bring Ola, Uber into Goa goes viral

A rather fervid online petition by a Goan citizen on Change.org has gained stupendous traction since it was uploaded two days ago.... READ

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

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

Gadkari reveals how BJP formed Govt in Goa

Nitin Gadkari revealed for the first time as to how the BJP turned its defeat in the Goa Assembly election into a victory while the Congress leaders waited for an opportunity that slipped away from under their feet.... READ

BJP struggling to pacify allies in Goa coalition Govt

Smart politics and midnight manoeuvring helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) install its government in Goa in March even after voters reduced its strength in the assembly from 21 to 13 seats.... READ

Vijai, Rohan lift major portfolios, Sudin retains PWD

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar allotted the first instalment of portfolios today, with one to each among his nine colleagues. ... READ

Economy

Fearing another attempt of arrest, Digambar seeks interim bail

Goa’s former chief minister Digambar Kamat has once again started running away from a probable arrest. But this time in a multi-crore illegal mining case, not in the multi-crore Louis Berger bribery case. ... READ

Goa police summons Ex-CM Digambar in mining scam

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa police has summoned former Chief Minister and former Minister for Mines Digambar Kamat to the crime branch office on Tuesday in connection with the estimated ₹35,000 crore mining scam.... READ

Throw out Lamanis to protect Goenkarponn: Babu

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar has said the migrants like Lamanis need to be thrown out of Goa if they don’t adapt to Goenkarponn (Goan ethos and culture). ... READ

Culture

Two ‘Konkanis’ bag Sahitya Academy awards

Two ‘Konkani’ novelists bagged Sahitya Academy awards this year, one for English and another for Konkani. ... READ

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. ... READ

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film director and screenwriter living in New York, was at 47th IFFI for her debut feature 'According to her'. ... READ