Tuesday 24 October 2017

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Court frames rape charges against Tejpal, subject to HC order

After four years of the alleged rape inc

Remo gets a 'rebirth'; Social Media ‘kills’ him!

Yes, it was a shocking news for all the

NGT orders 25 miners to appear before MoEF, face closure threat

The National Green Tribunal had directed

Babush joins Goa Forward, to support Parrikar in Panaji

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Goa

Shifting all casinos on-shore in 3 years; Goans to be debarred: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has fina

Cong cross-voted at Presidential election in Goa; 3 to 6 MLAs

Election of President has created yet an

 

Society

Court frames rape charges against Tejpal, subject to HC order

After four years of the alleged rape incident had taken place, former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has been charged by the court of raping his junior colleague in Goa in 2013. ... READ

Remo gets a 'rebirth'; Social Media ‘kills’ him!

Yes, it was a shocking news for all the Goans; in Goa as well as those spread all over the world. Remo Fernandes dies of a heart attack!... READ

Can Manohar Parrikar Afford to Ban the Cutlet-Pao in Goa?

Should one take seriously the rantings of a Sadhvi who hasn’t studied beyond class III? ... READ

Issues

Will bring BJP CMs on board to resolve Mhadei row: Yeddyurappa

State president of BJP B S Yeddyurappa has taken the responsibility of bringing BJP chief Ministers of Goa and Maharashtra together to resolve the decades-old Mahadayi row. ... READ

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

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

Babush joins Goa Forward, to support Parrikar in Panaji

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai have played a master stroke. Babush Monseratte has joined Goa Forward.... READ

Cong cross-voted at Presidential election in Goa; 3 to 6 MLAs

Election of President has created yet another political turmoil in Goa, due to cross voting on the Congress side. ... READ

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

Economy

NGT orders 25 miners to appear before MoEF, face closure threat

The National Green Tribunal had directed 25 mining leaseholders of Goa to appear before the Ministry of Environment and Forests on 7th September, in connection with the alleged invalid environment clearance they are holding. ... READ

Shifting all casinos on-shore in 3 years; Goans to be debarred: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally spelt out his proposed policy on casinos, a classic U turn, from vehemently opposing any kind of casinos to now shifting the ‘offshore’ gambling on-the-shore. ... READ

Goa to be lenient with GST violations initially: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reiterated that considering the time needed for GST to stabilise, the Goa government will take a lenient view of any lapses and violations in the implementation of the GST by local traders in the initial 3-4 months and would not consider them as serious offences.... 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