Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM ISTA disability rights NGO in Goa on Tuesday filed a complaint with the state police, alleging that beggars and mentally ill persons were kept locked in a "cage" in a church compound in North Goa's Agacaim area, near the state capital.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM ISTAs many as 110 international buyers are expected to attend the third edition of the Goa International Travel Mart, which is scheduled to kick-off in the state capital on Wednesday, a Goa Tourism spokesperson said on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM ISTEven as several BJP leaders across India have criticised Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee for his 'left leaning' economics, Goa's Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral on Tuesday justified the BJP-led coalition government's spending on populist welfare scheme... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 22, 2019 7:41:33 PM ISTThe Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Tuesday urged the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to consider his request to name a stand at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Fatorda town in Salcete as 'Francisco Monte Cruz Stand'.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 22, 2019 4:41:39 PM ISTAfter the Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo's statement that stray cattle in the state are turning non-vegetarian, the cow shelter where such cattle are being treated here has confirmed it.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM ISTDays after Goa's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo claimed that stray cattle in the state's coastal belt have "turned non-vegetarian", trustee of a cow shelter where such animals are being relocated, has confirmed the unusual trend.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTBollywood entertainers such as "Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi", "Padosan" and "Andaz Apna Apna" are among films scheduled for the Open Air Screening segment at the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which will be held from November 20... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 22, 2019 8:41:35 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the high power committee for Sonsodo garbage treatment plant and regarding the proposed solid waste management facility at Bainguinim.... read..
Mapusa (Goa) | October 22, 2019 4:41:37 PM ISTThe woman who lodged a sexual assault case against Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal was cross-examined by the defence counsel for the second day at Additional District and Sessions court at Mapusa here on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:06 PM ISTFC Goa will look to go one better and win the title this time as they begin their 2019-20 Indian Super League (ISL) campaign against Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:06 PM ISTGrappling with the politically sensitive issue of garbage management in South Goa district, the Goa government wants to seek inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi and the Delhi government, in order to to finali... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM ISTDefence lawyers on Monday started cross-examining the girl, who had in 2013 accused former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of allegedly raping her.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2019 8:45:06 PM ISTBuildings in close proximity of the Dabolim international airport, without a formal nod from the Indian Navy, pose a threat, both to the security of the INS Hansa naval base, from where the airport functions, and to the safety of the aircraft using the fa... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM ISTResidents of a beach village in South Goa, formally resolved to ban migrants from traditional and tourism-centric businesses in the village jurisdiction citing lack of business opportunities for local youth and law and order issues.... read..
Mapusa (Goa) | October 21, 2019 1:11:32 PM ISTAn Additional District and Sessions court at Mapusa here on Monday commenced the in-camera cross-examination of the victim in a sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal, the former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 20, 2019 9:11:34 PM ISTFive international films and two from India are among the seven films competing for the best debut feature film of a director at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTWith sluggishness creeping into the real estate market due to the ongoing economic slowdown, a Canada-based group has come up with a unique real estate investment model, which allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in multiple homes, instead of... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 20, 2019 4:41:35 PM ISTCongress Goa president Girish Chodankar on Sunday targeted the Pramod Sawant-led state government for allegedly manipulating the records and creating ambiguity in tender specifications pertaining to Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) 2019.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 20, 2019 5:41:33 PM ISTFor the first time in India, IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon race was held at Miramar beach here on Sunday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 20, 2019 5:41:42 PM ISTIndian Army's Bishworjit Singh Saikhom scripted history after finishing on the first spot in the country's first-ever IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon, which was held here on Sunday.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTStray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.... read..
Calangute (Goa) | October 20, 2019 8:41:41 PM ISTPolice intercepted a speeding car, which they chased for over 15 kilometres and arrested three Nigerian nationals in it on the charge of drug possession here late on Saturday night.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 AM ISTUnion Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has called for a mass movement against NGOs who protest development, calling it the 'worst form of obstruction of justice' for the country's poor.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTStray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM ISTOld newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trend... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 AM ISTFollowing the directives by the Election Commission, the Goa government has declared a dry day in all the sub-districts bordering Maharashtra on October 21, in view of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled for that day.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM ISTUnion Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wants to make trains the engine of tourism growth in Goa.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM ISTThe Goa government wants to fill up existing laterite stone quarries with municipal garbage, but the National Green Tribunal wants to have none of it.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM ISTSwimming has been banned off Goa's beaches for 48 hours after the India Meteorological Department on Friday issued a warning about heavy rain and gusty winds in several parts of the coastal state.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM ISTThe Goa government coughed up Rs 3.26 crore for hosting a day-long meeting of the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and held last month in a star resort, RTI data showed.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 19, 2019 6:11:35 PM ISTThe India Meteorological Department (IMD) here has predicted light to moderate thunderstorms at many places in the north and south Goa.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 18, 2019 1:11:32 AM ISTChief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the business and trade proposals of foreign investors will be cleared in just 30 days in Goa.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 18, 2019 6:41:36 PM ISTThe Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by Tarun Tejpal, the former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, seeking postponement till December, the trial against him in a sexual assault case.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM ISTThe government is working towards making Goa a premier hub for sports tourism, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM ISTThe Bombay High Court bench in Goa on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former Tehelka editor-in-chief and rape accused Tarun Tejpal, who had sought to postpone the cross-examination of the victim scheduled for next week, because of the non availabilit... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM ISTJohn Bailey, cinematographer and former President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, will chair the International Jury of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), while French filmmaker Robin Campillo, Chinese filmmaker Zhan... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM ISTThe Goa government coughed up Rs 3.26 crore for hosting a day-long meeting of the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held last month in a star resort, RTI data showed.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM ISTThe Goa government's Information Technology Corporation on Thursday signed an MoU with the Software Technology Park of India to set up a start-up centre in the coastal state.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM ISTOver 500 foreign delegates from over 50 countries are expected to participate in 'Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019', a three-day investment meet which will kick-off near Panaji on Thursday.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM ISTPolice in Goa have arrested a school teacher for allegedly molesting five girl students at a government school in Ponda sub district, an official said on Thursday.... read..
Ponda (Goa) | October 17, 2019 2:41:56 PM ISTPonda police arrested a school teacher on Thursday for allegedly molesting five girl students of a government-run school at Kundai South Goa.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 17, 2019 11:41:40 PM ISTThe Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, on Thursday released a special commemorative IRONMAN 70.3 Goa postal stamp in Panaji.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM ISTThe main opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday condemned Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar's threat to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against over 200 lifeguards who are on strike demanding prompt payment of wages and better work ... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM ISTThe closure of the mining industry in Goa has disturbed the industrial eco-system in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | October 16, 2019 1:41:42 PM ISTChief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis will retain his chair after the upcoming Maharashtra polls as the BJP will win with a thumping majority.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM ISTGoa's Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho on Wednesday once again lashed out at the Indian Navy, accusing it of using the guise of security to control land resources near its naval base INS Hansa in South Goa, which is also home to the state's only airport.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM ISTA month after the Chief Executive Officer of the state government's Investment Promotion Board quit citing complaints related to red-tapism, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the Board would facilitate construction licences to big ticket p... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM ISTThe Panaji bench of the High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for failing to facilitate the installation of digital meters in taxis, stating that prima facie the negligence amounts to contempt of the Bombay High Court.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM ISTTransport Minister in the BJP-led coalition government in Goa, Mauvin Godinho, lashed out at the Indian Navy accusing its officials of trying to "rule" Goa by proxy, by cornering large chunks of prime real estate and depriving civilians from use of land r... read..
Vasco (Goa) | October 16, 2019 4:11:39 PM ISTTransport Minister Mauvin Godinho on Tuesday described as "ridiculous", a zoning proposal by the Indian Navy to deter and regulate real estate development within a 20 km radius of Goa's only airport, which functions out of a naval base INS Hansa.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM ISTGoa Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar on Tuesday said that he would hear the petitioner, the Congress, once more, before deciding on whether notice should be issued to 10 MLAs, who split the party and joined the ruling BJP in July.... read..