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GST may take Goa’s tax revenue up by 25%

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s budg

Parrikar assures garbage-free, beggar-free, kerosene-free Goa

Garbage-free Goa, beggar-free Goa and ke

Vijai, Rohan lift major portfolios, Sudin retains PWD

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar allotted

When Nitin Gadkari worked all night to snatch Goa from Congress

It was a call from BJP chief Amit Shah t

BJP complains, police file FIR against Congman Girish, media also ‘indicted’

Panaji police have filed FIR against All

The chronology of events, as told by Faleiro, of how Vijai ditched them

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President

 

Society

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

Goa airport shut down till afternoon as Jet flight skids off runway

Goa airport has been closed till afternoon as Jet Airways flight veered off the runway at 5.30 am today morning.... READ

Issues

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

SC bans liquor sale along highways from 1 Apr

The Supreme Court has directed all the state governments to clear all the liquor shops from state and national highways by 1st of April. ... READ

Infrastructure

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

IRCTC to run luxury trains to Shirdi, Goa, Tirupati

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon operate ‘Three Star’ luxury trains from Secunderabad to Shirdi, Goa and Tirupati with the basic tariff structure of normal bus fares.... 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

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

When Nitin Gadkari worked all night to snatch Goa from Congress

It was a call from BJP chief Amit Shah to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on March 11 evening which set off a flurry of activities that culminated in the party mobilising support of a motley group of MLAs who had contested against it and won.... READ

BJP complains, police file FIR against Congman Girish, media also ‘indicted’

Panaji police have filed FIR against All India Congress Committee Secretary Girish Chodankar for defaming BJP with an allegation of a deal of Rs 1000 crore to form a coalition government. ... READ

Economy

GST may take Goa’s tax revenue up by 25%

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s budget may turn out to be a huge surplus as Goa is eying for not less than Rs 2000 crore once the GST regime begins. ... READ

Parrikar assures garbage-free, beggar-free, kerosene-free Goa

Garbage-free Goa, beggar-free Goa and kerosene-free Goa are the three major slogans chief minister Manohar Parrikar has pronounced while focussing on late-night passenger mobility in the tourist state and 4000 jobs every year in IT sector. ... READ

‘Aframent’ cultivators to be owners of the land

After 100 years, Goan cultivators would be owners of the land they have been cultivating as Aframent. ... 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