Panaji | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said land for constructing Ravindra Bhavan at Mapusa in North Goa will be given to Art and Culture Department by December this year. Speaking during Question Hour in the State Legislative Assembly, he said... read..
Panaji | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTThe Goa Human Rights Commission comprising of A D Salkar and J A Keny has directed that a show cause notice be issued to Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma for not responding to lawful orders passed by the commission. The GHRC directions came ... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2017 5:15:07 PM ISTThe Goa government is planning to auction mining leases which are due to expire in 2020, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state legislative assembly on Thursday.... read..
Panaji | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTAn Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) constable was found dead one open school at Porvorim near the city today. According to police, the body of the deceased, Kishor Shirodkar, was found at the compound of National School of Open Schooling along the hi... read..
Panaji | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTThe Goa government has decided to modify the circular banning government officials visiting the residences of elected representatives in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here. Responding to a calling attention motion moved by Lea... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTCongress leader Pratapsingh Rane on Thursday asked all BJP MLAs to adopt 15 cows so that they understand the woes of a cattle farmer while also coming to the rescue of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over his remarks on beef.... read..
WASHINGTON | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTChina acknowledged a shared goal of reducing the trade deficit with the United States during day-long talks, the US Treasury said. In a brief statement after the US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce S... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTA high-level French delegation, led by Ambassador of France Alexandre Ziegler, arrived in Goa today. According to a statement issued by the Navy here, the delegation visited the premier Naval Air Station, INS Hansa, where they were received by Re... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2017 3:15:05 PM ISTFifty-year-old Francis Pereira, who is being probed for desecrating scores of religious icons, was brainwashed when he was lodged in Goa's Central Jail by Israeli inmates, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday asserted that there was no co-relation between the casino industry and the coastal state's crime rate.... read..
Turin |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:05 PM ISTJuventus on Wednesday signed Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal on a four-year contract, while AC Milan's versatile full-back Mattia De Sciglio underwent medicals ahead of his proposed move to the record Italian football champions.... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTSouth West monsoon being active over Goa, heavy to very heavy rainfall occurred at most places over the state during the last 24 hours. According to local weather office here today, Valpoi received 16 cm of rainfall, Ponda and Ela (Old Goa) 12 cm ea... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTGoa Tourism participated at the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) Hyderabad from July 14 -15, 2017 showcasing a plethora of facets and activities available for tourists in the State of Goa. According to a press release from Department of Tourism here t... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that the crime rate in the state has not increased due to casinos. In a written replying to a question raised by Leader of the Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly that whether the crime rate i... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTFC Goa today confirmed the signing of Spanish forward, Ferran Corominas on a free transfer. Popularly called 'Coro', the 34-year-old has raked up over 250 appearances in La Liga and has a wealth of experience behind him having turned out for the li... read..
LONDON | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTEngland goalkeeper Joe Hart has joined West Ham United on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Manchester City, the London club announced today. The 30-year-old played for Torino in Italy's Serie A last season on loan. "It's important for me to p... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTThe Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) will be organising three-day Goa Environmental Film Festival from September 8. Addressing a press conference here, ESG vice-chairman Rajendra Talak said, "The subject of the festival is 'Pollution'. Sustain... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTA brand new music festival with multiple genres will be debuting on the sunny shores of Goa this December.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTFC Goa has confirmed the signing of Spanish forward Ferran Corominas on a free transfer for the upcoming fourth season of the Indian Super League (ISL).... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM ISTThe beach-bound tourists in Goa, especially who love to wade into the sea, have been advised to steer clear of 'Portuguese-man-of-war', the toxic, jelly-like organisms known to sting humans on contact.... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTThe opposition Congress MLAs stalled first day of the Monsoon session of the seventh Legislative Assembly today, demanding withdrawal of a circular, which has banned government officials from attending meeting at the MLA's residence. Speaking to repor... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM ISTIS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed in 2006, but extortion letters signed off with the dreaded terrorist's name have come back to haunt female dentists in the tony Calangute-Candolim beach belt in North Goa, also known for its booming den... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:06 PM ISTFormer Chief Minister and Congress leader Pratapsingh Rane on Tuesday castigated his own party colleagues for obstructing house proceedings, claiming that the Goa assembly was worse than a marketplace.... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTChief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the state government kept the option of importing beef from neighbouring Karnataka open. Responding to a question raised by Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral during question hour of the state assembly, monsoon s... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTThe Question Hour of the first day of Goa Legislative Assembly witnessed ruckus and adjournments as Opposition Congress MLAs protested and demanded withdrawal of a circular which has barred government officials from attending meeting at MLAs house. ... read..
MEXICO CITY | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTMexico's economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said today he was concerned that the United States was still insisting on reducing trade deficits in the objectives it set out for the renegotiation of the NAFTA trade deal. Speaking on Mexican television by ph... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:06 PM ISTGoa will promote its villages to offer to tourists traditional and authentic flavour of the state, and two villages will be groomed for the purpose, according to a draft master plan.... read..
Panaji (Goa) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTIn a recent letter issued by the Office of Water Resource Secretariat in Goa, Vinod Palyakar, the Minister for Water Resource in Goa, said that there will not be any compromise with Karnataka regarding the Mhadei River Case, whether it is through a legal ... read..
Panaji (Goa) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that he will ensure that there is no shortage of beef in the state.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM ISTGoa's international airport at Dabolim, operating from a naval base, will continue to be used for civilian air traffic even after the commissioning of the one in Pernem, 45 km from Panaji, the state government told the assembly on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM ISTThe Pune-based Central Water and Power Research station has been asked to recommend a solution for erosion of Goa's popular beaches, Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar told the Goa assembly on Tuesday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Congress party on Tuesday ridiculed Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement on exporting beef and dubbed his remark as hilarious.... read..
Washington |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:11 AM ISTUS President Donald Trump's administration has unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), issuing a plan for how it hopes to rewrite trade terms and transform the American economy, the media reported.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM ISTTo avoid beef shortage in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the BJP-led government has kept open its option of importing it from Karnataka.... read..
Panaji | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTThe issue of Mhadei water sharing remains unchanged as Goa has made it clear that there would not be any compromise or out of court settlement on the Mhadei case which the state government is fighting with its neighbouring state Karnataka. On Jul... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 1:45:07 PM ISTThe Goa assembly was adjourned twice on the first day of the monsoon session on Tuesday after the Congress party created a ruckus over its demand for admission of an adjournment motion.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM ISTIndian Super League (ISL) outfit FC Goa confirmed the signing of Spanish forward Ferran Corominas on a free transfer.... read..
By Michael Church HONG KONG | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 ISTWest Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis hopes new signing Jay Rodriguez can be the answer to his team's goal scoring problems this season, despite the former Southampton striker's injury woes. Rodriguez's career has been hampered by a knee injury sustai... read..
Panaji | Monday, Jul 17 2017 ISTWith monsoon session of Goa Assembly beginning tomorrow, the opposition Congress has prepared its strategy to corner the government. Speaking to UNI, Leader of the Opposition Chandrakant 'Babu' Kavlekar said the party would be cornering the gover... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2017 4:45:05 PM ISTAfter Sunburn and Supersonic made an exit from Goa last year, a multi-genre music festival, 'Time Out 72 Hours', is set to debut in Goa this December.... read..
Madrid |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM ISTSpanish football club Valencia has confirmed the sale of Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Alves to Rio de Janeiro side Flamengo.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2017 3:45:05 PM ISTMore than two decades after casinos were introduced in Goa, the Manohar Parrikar government will finally table a policy in the assembly's upcoming monsoon session to regulate the casino industry.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM ISTNearly 50 per cent of the state's 38 legislators and four members of Parliament have cast their ballot to elect the country's 14th President at the assembly complex here on Monday, a poll official said.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTHinting that coalition compulsions were responsible for allowing the casinos to function in Goa, the BJP on Monday said it is against this industry.... read..
Panaji | Monday, Jul 17 2017 ISTThe 15-day-long session of Goa Legislative Assembly will start tomorrow. Speaking to reporters, Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant said the monsoon session of the assembly would begin tomorrow and end on August 7. He said his office had rece... read..
Panaji | Monday, Jul 17 2017 ISTTo regulate casino industry in the state, the Goa government will table a policy related to casinos in the monsoon session of the assembly which starts from tomorrow. Speaking to reporters here today, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said, "The ca... read..
Panaji | Monday, Jul 17 2017 ISTAll the 38 MLAs exercised their franchise in the voting for presidential election which got over by afternoon here. With other states, the voting in Goa had started in the morning at the State Legislative Assembly Complex at Porvorim near the ci... read..
Panaji | Monday, Jul 17 2017 ISTBJP in Goa today defended the increase in power bills due to the Fuel Power Purchase and Coal Adjustment (FPPCA) charges. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters in the city, BJP Spokesperson and Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral said, ''Everybo... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM ISTA BJP MLA in Goa has filed a privilege motion against RTI activist Kashinath Shetye, a government servant, after the legislator's starred question, which is yet to be replied to, was put by Shetye on Facebook last week.... read..
Pune | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 ISTIn the regions where the southwest monsoon was yet to set in day temperatures were above normal in some parts of west Rajasthan. They were normal over the rest of the regions. The highest maximum temperature recorded over the plains was 40.6Â° C at Bikane... read..
New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 ISTIn a bid to lead by example in the process of developing smart cities across the country, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been directed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to complete the smart city projects ahead of time. Secretary Minist... read..