Saturday 20 April 2019

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Not ‘sacred’, a ‘secret’ vote will dominate

Normally it is silent vote that decides

Babu & Pavaskar merge MGP group into BJP! Why?

Finally it happened. MGP Minister Babu A

Shocking: Kala Academy ‘purified’ after Parrikar’s funeral Darshan

In a shocking incident, Goa Kala Academy

Multifaceted Vishnu Wagh no more

Multifaceted personality Vishnu Surya Wa

‘Donbass’ bags Golden Peacock, Malayalam film gets 2 awards

‘Donbass’, which Ukrain has official

If you feel what you do, it's seen in your eyes, no need to act it out: The secret of silent film 'The Bra'

'The Bra', a silent film made waves in I

 

Society

Multifaceted Vishnu Wagh no more

Multifaceted personality Vishnu Surya Wagh expired in Cape Town of South Africa, after a prolonged illness since August 2016. ... READ

Goa police arrest Kenneth for FB post that Parrikar is dead

Kenneth Silveira, a young hotelier of Vasco, has been arrested by Goa police for putting a Facebook post that Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has died. ... READ

Why Goa Assembly’s media guidelines sound to be a cruel Joke!

The media is enraged over the guidelines issued by Goa Legislative Secretariat to the media persons for accreditation to cover the Assembly sessions. It has been termed as undemocratic, discriminative as well as onslaught on the Freedom of the Press. ... 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

Not ‘sacred’, a ‘secret’ vote will dominate

Normally it is silent vote that decides the winners in Goa elections nowadays. Open affiliation to any candidate or party is limited only to the hard-core cadres & ‘paid workers’. Majority prefers to remain silent because they don’t trust politicians any more. Yesterday’s loyal Congressman Subhash Shirodkar is with the BJP today and yesterday’s saffron Mahadev Naik is flying a Congress flag, claiming that he is the original Congressman. Dayanand Sopte moves from BJP to Congress and then back to BJP. And Sudhir Kandolkar overnight jumps from BJP to Congress simply because he has been denied BJP ticket. ... READ

Babu & Pavaskar merge MGP group into BJP! Why?

Finally it happened. MGP Minister Babu Azgaonkar and Sanvordem MLA Deepak Pavaskar split from the party and merged their two third group into the Bharatiya Janata Party post-midnight at around 2.30 am. ... READ

Shocking: Kala Academy ‘purified’ after Parrikar’s funeral Darshan

In a shocking incident, Goa Kala Academy, a government institution, performed a Hom (होम) today for Shanti (Peace) and Shuddhikaran (Purification), since former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s mortal remains were kept there for the Darshan. ... READ

Economy

SC again stops Goa mining from 16 March, orders fresh ECs & recover dues

Within six years, the mining industry of Goa has received a second blow of closure. The Supreme Court has cancelled all the 88 mining leases of Goa.... READ

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

Culture

‘Donbass’ bags Golden Peacock, Malayalam film gets 2 awards

‘Donbass’, which Ukrain has officially nominated for Oscars, seized the Golden Peacock at the 49th IFFI concluded here this evening. ... READ

If you feel what you do, it's seen in your eyes, no need to act it out: The secret of silent film 'The Bra'

'The Bra', a silent film made waves in IFFI 2018. Veit Helmer, a German director, was in town to watch the response from Indian spectators. It's a simple tory of a train driver in Ajerbaijan. One day as this train driver is passing through a small town, a woman's bra gets caught in his train and he goes off to find the owner of the bra.... READ

Theatre creates the base; Netflix is bringing cinema closer to TV: Chin Han

“I am excited about Indian scripts. India has a storehouse of talent, with a rich cinematic history. And legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray has been by inspiration.”... READ