Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh seized at Goa airport

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Customs officials in Goa seized gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh from a passenger who arrived at the Dabolim International Airport here from Oman on Tuesday, officials said.... read..

Ban suspect exit poll agencies: Goa Congress

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa Assembly, on Tuesday demanded a ban on exit poll agencies t... read..

FC Goa rope in Seiminlen Doungel on free transfer

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
FC Goa on Tuesday completed the signing of Seiminlen Doungel on a free transfer from Kerala Blasters.... read..

Record 92.47% students clear Goa Board Class 10 exam

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Class 10 students recorded 92.47 passing percentage in the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board exam this year, the highest in the last five years, Board Chairman Ramkrishna Samant said on Tuesday.... read..

Missing Goa rape victim traced, CM applauds police

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The rape victim who had gone missing days before the May 19 Panaji Assembly by-election has been traced to a friend's house in North Goa, police said here on Monday.... read..

Exit polls sign of voters' confidence in Modi: Goa BJP

Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The exit polls, which on Sunday largely predicted a majority for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, were a sign of the voters' confidence in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, Goa BJP President Vinay Tendulkar said ... read..

75.25% voting in Panaji Assembly bypoll

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Over 75 per cent of the voters cast their ballots in the Panaji Assembly bypoll on Sunday, which was necessitated following the death of former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in March.... read..

Over 14% voting recorded in Panaji bypoll (Lead) (9 a.m.)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Over 14 per cent voting was recorded in the Panaji Assembly bypoll on Sunday in the first two hours, according to the Chief Electoral Officer (ceo).... read..

After a year's search, tiger spotted in South Goa national park

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
In a development which has brought cheer to Goa wildlife authorities, a tiger has been spotted in the state's only national park in South Goa, an official statement said on Saturday.... read..

Over 45% voting recorded in Panaji bypoll (2nd Lead)(1 p.m.)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Over 45 per cent voting was recorded in the Panaji Assembly bypoll on Sunday till 1 p.m., according to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).... read..

Congress demands Goa Chief Minister's resignation

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday demanded the resignation of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, claiming that the BJP-led coalition government was unable to even track down those responsible for the alleged attack on its own party's candidate for the Panaji Assemb... read..

Congress flays IT raid on leader ahead of Panaji vote

Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
With three days to go for the Panaji Assembly by-election, the Income Tax Department sleuths on Thursday searched residence and offices of Goa Congress leader and former Panaji mayor Yatin Parekh.... read..

FC Goa retains Ahmed Jahouh for another year

Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) outfit FC Goa on Thursday announced that Ahmed Jahouh had agreed to one-year contract extension. The new contract will see the Moroccan midfielder dawn the orange of FC Goa again for the 2019-20 season.... read..

Goa Congress slams BJP over failing to protect candidate

Panaji |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Following an attack on Sidharth Kuncalienkar, the BJP candidate for the Panaji Assembly bypolls, Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Friday slammed the BJP-led coalition government in the coastal state over its failure to protect its own candidate.... read..

Goa MLAs have broken record with defections: Gadkari

Panaji |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Goa has broken all records in the country, as far as defection of MLAs is concerned, senior BJP leader and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday, adding that MLAs hop parties in Goa as casually as if they are stroll... read..

Faleiro cites Bible Commandment to slam BJP's Goa power grab

Panaji |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress General Secretary Luizinho Faleiro on Friday cited one of the Ten Commandments in the Bible - "Thou shalt not steal" - to blame the BJP for stealing the people's mandate in the 2017 state assembly elections.... read..

Considering BJP request to shut offshore casinos: Goa CM

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
With casinos emerging as a key issue in the Panaji bypoll, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that his government was considering a state BJP proposal to shut down offshore casinos operating in the coastal state.... read..

Sought day-to-day report in missing rape victim case: Goa CM

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that he has sought a day-to-day report from the police in the case of a rape victim who went missing from a rehabilitation centre on April 28.... read..

BJP asks Goa government to shut offshore casinos

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party's Goa unit president Vinay Tendulkar here on Tuesday said he had requested the BJP-led coalition government to shut the offshore casino industry, after the licences of the current casino operations expire.... read..

Goa parties spar over action on 'weaponisation' remark

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A war of words broke out between the Congress and Goa's ruling coalition partner Goa Forward on Tuesday after a Youth Congress leader urged the Election Commission to book Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai for sedition over his recent speech urging "we... read..

'Missing' Goa rape victim may be on a visit: Congress (lead)

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The "missing" rape victim who, in 2016, had accused Congress leader Atanasio Monserrate, now a candidate for the Panaji Assembly by-election on May 19, could have gone for a party or a wedding and may not be missing at all, Goa Congress legal cell Chairma... read..

Chinks appear in BJP's armour ahead of battle for Parrikar's Panaji

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
For the first time in a quarter century, when late Manohar Parrikar's writ ran large over the Goan capital, the BJP appears to be facing a tough battle to retain the prestigious Panaji seat which the party has held since 1994.... read..

To clean Goa beaches, this 'waste-bar' exchanges cigarette butts, used straws for beer (IANS Special Series)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
You could be fined Rs 2,000 for drinking beer on a Goa beach, but thanks to an innovative green initiative, 10 beer bottle caps or 20 used cigarette butts can fetch you a beer in Goa, if you exchange them at a pop-up waste-bar. The idea is to engage beach... read..
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