Friday, May 26, 2017

Goa BJP slams Congress' 'suitcase' remark about Gadkari

Panaji |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday slammed the Congress for casting aspersions on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was instrumental in putting together a BJP-led coalition government in the state.... read..

Goa to take up taxi fares issue next month

Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The Goa government will take up the contentious issue of fixing taxi fares in the coastal state in June, as an official on Tuesday ruled out being in touch with app-based Ola to restart its cab operations.... read..

BCom students to be roped in for Goa GST outreach exercise: Parrikar

Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Students from the Commerce stream will be recruited by the Goa government to assist in filing of GST forms by traders, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.... read..

Centre's goal is indigenization of defence sector: Minister

New Delhi [India] | May 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Minister of State for Defence on Tuesday said that the government is bringing all stakeholders under one roof to promote indigenisation of the defence sector.... read..

Parrikar orders closure of old, unused bridges in Goa

Panaji |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Days after three persons died when a foot-bridge collapsed in South Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday ordered the closure and barricading of all old, unused bridges in the state, as well as their safety audit.... read..

Goa to ban plastic at Dudhsagar waterfalls

Panaji |Monday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Goa may put a cap on the number of tourists visiting the popular Dudhsagar waterfalls, while also banning use of plastic at the popular tourist site, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.... read..

Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, Bengal rescheduled: EC

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission on Monday said the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal on June 8 will be rescheduled, but did not give a date.... read..

No fear of oil spill, Goa port authority assures CM

Panaji |Monday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Under pressure from civil society groups to act against officials of the Western Shipyard India Limited (WISL), after a dry dock partially sank last week sparking fears of an oil spill, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that all efforts a... read..

High-speed Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express flagged off (Lead)

Mumbai |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The country's first high-speed Tejas Express between Mumbai and Karmali in Goa, boasting of Wi-Fi, LCD screens, and automatic doors, was flagged off on Monday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here.... read..

Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, Bengal rescheduled: EC (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Rajya Sabha elections in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal have been postponed by the Election Commission, an official statement said on Monday without giving any reason for the move. The poll was earlier scheduled to take place on June 8.... read..

EC postpones RS polls in Goa, Gujarat, WB

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST
The Election Commission today postponed Rajya Sabha polls to 10 seats in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal which were to be held on June 8. ''The Commission will announce programme for holding Biennial Election to Council of States from Goa, Gujarat and ... read..

Goa Tourism Minister welcomes Tejas Express initiative

Panaji |Monday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has welcomed the introduction of the semi-high speed Mumbai-Goa Tejas express, which is likely to reach Goa's Karmali station in a few hours on its maiden journey.... read..

BJP retained Goa as it worked while Congress slept: Gadkari

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the BJP retained power in Goa despite winning only 13 of the 40 seats in the assembly elections as the "party was working (to cobble up a majority) while the Congress leadership slept".... read..

Goa government hiding facts in foot bridge collapse: AAP

Panaji |Saturday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday accused the Goa government of hiding facts in the collapse of the foot bridge in south Goa's Curchorem area and demanded it come out with details about the persons still missing after the tragedy.... read..

Goa bridge collapse toll rises to two

Panaji |Friday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Two persons drowned after a dilapidated foot-bridge collapsed into a river in south Goa late on Thursday, officials said on Friday.... read..

One dies, 35 rescued after Goa bridge collapse (Second lead)

Panaji |Friday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
At least one person was killed, while 35 others were rescued after a foot bridge on Sanvordem river collapsed in south Goa's Curchorem town, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said.... read..

Four-goal Kane shines as Tottenham hammer Leicester in PL clash

London [U.K] | May 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Star striker Harry Kane smashed four times as Tottenham once again produced a spectacular performance to sweep aside title holder Leicester City 6-1 in their penultimate Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Friday.... read..

Portuguese-era bridges will be audited: Goa PWD Minister

Panaji |Friday, 2017 10:45:05 PM IST
Goa's Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Friday said all Portuguese-era bridges will be audited for their load-bearing capacity.... read..

FIFA chooses Hawk-Eye for goal-line technology in 3 tournaments

Madrid |Friday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Global football governing body FIFA on Friday confirmed the selection of the video assistant technology in three international tournaments this year.... read..

Prabhu inspects Tejas Express before it zips from Mumbai to Goa

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Ahead of its first run from Mumbai to Goa on May 22, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inspected the high-speed premium train Tejas Express, which is equipped with modern facilities.... read..

Goa bridge collapse toll rises to three (Second Lead)

Panaji |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The body of one more person was fished out of the Sanvordem river in South Goa on Friday, following the collapse of a dilapidated foot-bridge late on Thursday, taking the death toll to three.... read..

Goa bridge collapse toll rises to two, one missing (Lead)

Panaji |Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Two persons were drowned and one reported missing after a dilapidated foot bridge collapsed into a river in south Goa, officials said on Friday.... read..

Goa footbridge collapse: Death toll rises to two, rescue ops on

Curchorem (Goa) [India] | May 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Death toll rises to two as another body was recovered on Friday, after a Portuguese era footbridge collapsed in South Goa's Curchorem.... read..
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