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'Goalkeepers are no more just stoppers but also build attacks'

Pune | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
With a couple of clean sheets and stellar saves almost in every match, Vishal Kaith is fast becoming FC Pune City's key cog. After having cooled his heels on the bench for the entire 2016 season, Kaith is now a starter in the Ranko Popovic-managed Orange... read..
 

Audi launches 2nd generation Q5 in Goa

Panaji | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The luxury automotive manufacturer Audi India launched new second generation Audi Q5 in Goa on Monday. In a statement here, Audi India Head Rahil Ansari said the year 2018 would be the year of progression and the launch of the all new Audi 5 was the pe... read..
 

Congress claims credit for withdrawal of strike by taxi operators in Goa

Panaji | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Shantaram Naik on Monday claimed that it was because of the role played by Congress party that State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had acceded to the demands of taxi men who were on strike for the last thr... read..
 

Goa BJP passes resolution against installation of any other statues in Assembly Complex

Panaji | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Goa unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday passed a resolution against the demand of installing any other statues in Vidhansabha (Assembly) Complex at Porvorim near the city and appealed all to support the development agenda of the government. ... read..
 

Taxi operators call off strike after meeting with Goa CM

Panaji (Goa) [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Taxi operators called off their strike in Goa on Sunday after meeting with state Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.... read..
 

First goal will come naturally: Fred

Rio de Janeiro |Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Former Brazil international striker Fred said he is under no pressure after failing to score in his first two matches for new club Cruzeiro.... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators' strike in Goa enters day 3

Panaji | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa continued their strike on third day on Sunday, protesting against installation of speed governors in taxis. The tourist taxi operators had gone on a day-long strike on Friday but as there was no sign of government accepti... read..
 

Tourist Taxi strike: Congress delegation calls on Goa CM

Panaji | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
A delegation of Goa Congress led by Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Shantaram Naik called on Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the later's residence in the city on the issue of taxi operators' strike which entered third day on Sunday. ... read..
 

Goa tourist taxi strike called off on third day (Lead)

Panaji |Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Goa's tourist taxi operators on Sunday withdrew their strike following a written assurance that pending fitness certificates would be issued to all tourist taxis by January 24 and the government would stop installation of speed governors on their vehicles... read..
 

Goa to move SC on speed governors

Panaji |Sunday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to appease Goa's striking tourist taxi drivers, the government will approach the Supreme Court to seek relief regarding fitting of speed governors on their vehicles.... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators' in Goa call off strike

Panaji | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa who were on an strike for the last three days called off their strike on Sunday following an assurance from the state government that all tourist taxis would be issued fitness certificates by January 24 and the government wou... read..
 

Mainly dry weather likely over Maharashtra and Goa

Pune | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
: Mainly dry weather likely over Maharashtra and Goa States during next 24 hours. Following observations for the past 24 hrs were recorded at 0830 today. Temperature(deg.C) ... read..
 

First LPG Panchayat organized in Goa

Panaji | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
The first LPG panchayat was organised at Latambarcem Village Panchayat in Bicholim Taluka in North Goa on Sunday in the the presence of Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Naik said Pradhan... read..
 

Goa tourist taxi strike called off on third day

Panaji |Sunday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Tourist taxi operators on Sunday withdrew their strike following a written assurance that pending fitness certificates would be issued to all tourist taxis by January 24 and the government would stop installation of speed governors on their vehicles.... read..
 

Goa Police shows errant car driver who is 'boss'

Panaji |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
An owner of a car registered in neighbouring Karnataka learnt that not he but the Goa Police was the 'boss' in the coastal state when he was challaned for sporting the word 'BOSS' on the registration number plate of the vehicle.... read..
 

Goa tourist taxi strike to continue on Sunday

Panaji |Saturday, 2018 9:45:34 PM IST
Goa's tourist taxi drivers on Saturday decided to extend their strike to the third day on Sunday, as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar declined to consider their demand to not make mandatory installation of speed governors in their vehicles.... read..
 

Kerala eye top-four slot, face Goa in ISL (Preview)

Kochi |Saturday, 2018 9:45:24 PM IST
Kerala Blasters will look to overtaking fourth-placed FC Goa in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) table when they meet at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Sunday.... read..
 

Call off strike or will invite Uber, Ola to Goa, striking cabbies told

Panaji |Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST
In a stern warning to striking tourist taxi operators, Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Friday said if the "illegal" strike is not withdrawn by Saturday, the state government will invite taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to operate in Goa.... read..
 

Back at home, Blasters look to avenge Goa

Kochi | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Kerala Blasters would know that they have an opportunity to climb up to third position on the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) table if they can put it across FC Goa on Sunday at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium and avenge their humiliating defeat in the first ... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators in Goa announce to continue strike on Sunday

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa who had gone on a day-long strike on Friday, protesting against installation of speed governors and alleged harassment by the transport officials, on Saturday announced that they would continue their strike on Sunday as well.... read..
 

Goa Assembly Speaker to inaugurate Student Parliament Competition on Jan 22

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant will inaugurate function of the Student Parliament Competition 2018 at Ravindra Bhavan, Sanquelim, in North Goa on January 22. According to a statement from the government here on Saturday, Goa Legislature... read..
 

First engineering ethics prog by Texas A&M University, USA, held at BITS, Goa

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani KK Birla Goa campus recently hosted the first two-week engineering ethics programme organized for 17 students of Texas A&M University, USA. According to a statement from the institute on Saturday, ... read..
 

Shiv Sena in Goa extends support to taxi operators' strike

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Shiv Sena in Goa extended support to tourist taxi operators whose strike entered day two on Saturday. In a statement here, Shiv Sena Goa Spokesman Rakhi Prabhudesai Naik said, ''Shiv Sena extends its full support to the taxi owners who have been put t... read..
 

Goa govt has been targeting taxi operators without understanding their grievances: AAP

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Aam Aadmi party (AAP) Goa on Saturday alleged that the state government had been targeting the taxi operators without understanding their grievances. In a statement here, AAP Goa Convenor Elvis Gomes said for too long the taxi trade in Goa was demonise... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators' strike in Goa enters day 2

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa continued their strike on second day on Saturday, protesting against installation of speed governors and alleged harassment by the transport officials. While on Friday evening nearly 1000 taxi drivers held a protest meet ... read..
 

Goa has immense potential in affordable housing sector: Hardeep Singh Puri

Panaji | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that Goa being a young and a vibrant state given its socio-economic profile has immense potential in the affordable housing sector and therefore... read..
 

Hundreds of people evacuated as tanker carrying ammonia gas overturns in Goa

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Hundreds of residents of Chicalim village near Vasco in South Goa were on Friday evacuated from their homes after a tanker carrying ammonia overturned on Airport Road near the village early morning. However, disaster response mechanism was pressed i... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators go on day-long strike in Goa

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa went on a day-long strike on Friday, protesting against installation of speed governors and alleged harassment by the transport officials. The taxi operators gathered at Azad Maidan in the city. Huge police force was deplo... read..
 

Mining ministers' conference held in Goa

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The 5th conference of Ministers of Mining from the mining states of India was held in the city here on Friday. The meeting was presided over by Union Minister for Mining Narendra Singh Tomar and attended by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union M... read..
 

Tourists stranded as taxis go off road in Goa

Panaji (Goa) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Many tourists and commuters were left stranded in Goa as taxi drivers went on a strike, demanding the state government to exempt them from the Supreme Court's order of installing speed governors.... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators go on strike in Goa

Panaji |Friday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST
Over 3,000 tourist taxis went off Goa's roads on Friday, as taxi operators across the state made good their warning of a day-long strike.... read..
 

I will be judged on goals, says new Everton striker Walcott

LONDON | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Everton striker Theo Walcott said on Friday that he will be judged on his ability to score regularly for his new club. The 28-year-old joined from Arsenal in a 20 million pound ($27.8 million) deal this week and is line to make his debut at home to West B... read..
 

Ammonia leak near Goa airport causes alarm

Panaji |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Dozens of residents in South Goa were evacuated from their homes by disaster response teams after a tanker carrying ammonia gas turned turtle, causing a leakage.... read..
 

4 minor boys rescued from Calangute Beach in North Goa

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Calangute Police in North Goa rescued four minor boys from Calangute Beach on Thursday. Calangute Police Station In-charge Police Inspector Jiva Dalvi told UNI on Friday police received information that four minor boys were roaming on the beach all by ... read..
 

430 Triathletes register for 5th Goa Triathlon 2018

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
A record 430 triathletes from India and across the world have registered for the forthcoming 5th Goa Triathlon which is to be held at Bambolim near the city on February 11. Addressing media persons in the city on Friday, Elias Patel, co-founder, Enduro... read..
 

Ammonia leak near Goa airport causes alarm (Lead)

Panaji |Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A tanker carrying ammonia gas leaked on NH-17 in the vicinity of Goa's Dabolim international airport, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families from Chicalim village in South Goa in the wee hours of Friday.... read..
 

German national youth orchestra to perform in Goa

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The German National Youth Orchestra, Germany's youngest major orchestra, will be performing in Goa on January 23 and 24. According to a statement from the Department of Information and Publicity, founded by the German Music Council in 1969 and made up ... read..
 

Goa tourist taxi strike to continue on Saturday

Panaji |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Even as tourists faced hardships at major transit points in Goa, the tourist taxi drivers in the state on Friday extended their day-long strike by one more day.... read..
 

Goa Governor to unfurl national flag at state level R-day function

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha will unfurl the national tricolor on January 26, 2018, on occasion of the Republic Day, at the SAG Ground, Campal, in the city. According to a statement from the government here on Friday, the function will be graced by Chie... read..
 

Two people hospitalised after ammonia gas leak in Goa

Vasco (Goa) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Two women were hospitalised after a tanker carrying ammonia overturned on the nearby highway connecting Vasco City to Panaji early Friday morning.... read..
 

Residents evacuated after tanker carrying ammonia gas turns turtle in Goa

Panaji |Friday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST
Dozens of residents of Chicalim village in Goa, near the Dabolim International Airport, were evacuated from their homes by disaster response officials, after a tanker carrying ammonia gas met with an accident and turned turtle, causing gas leakage.... read..
 

Tanker with Amonia gas overturns in Goa, Disaster cell adopts measures to contain gas leakage

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
The Disaster Management, South Goa District, adopted immediate preventive measures of spraying water to control any untoward incident at the site of overturning of tanker containing Amonia Gas near ZACL, Chicalim, Vasco, early morning on Friday. Accordi... read..
 

Goa Governor inaugurates Constitution Week

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Goa Governor and Goa University Chancellor Mridula Sinha inaugurated Constitution Week on Friday by paying tributes to first Minister for Law and Justice of the country Bharatratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, first Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patil ... read..
 

Tourist taxi operators in Goa announce to continue strike on Saturday

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Tourist taxi operators in Goa who went on a day-long strike on Friday, protesting against installation of speed governors and alleged harassment by the transport officials, announced that they would continue their strike on Saturday as well. Speaking r... read..
 

Goa mining scam SIT chargesheets ex-Congress CM

Panaji |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
A Special Investigation Team of the Goa Police, probing a Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining scam, on Thursday chargesheeted former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and two others for illegally condoning delay in renewal of a mining lease in south Goa.... read..
 

Goa mining scam: SIT chargesheets ex Goa CM

Panaji | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police, which is investigating Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining scam, chargesheeted former Chief Minister and Margao MLA Digambar Kamat and two others for allegedly condoning delay in renewal of a mining lease in So... read..
 

French national held for possessing drugs, foreign currency in Goa

Panaji | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
The Goa Police on Thursday arrested a French national for allegedly possessing drugs and foreign currency worth Rs 6.5 lakh. According to police, the accused, Stephane Humbert (58), was arrested during a raid conducted at Chapora beach village during w... read..
 

French national arrested for possession of drugs, foreign currency in Goa

Panaji |Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The Goa Police on Thursday arrested a 58-year-old French national for possession of a cocktail of drugs and foreign currency to the tune of Rs 6.5 lakh, a spokesperson said.... read..
 

Port employees request Goa CM to restore consent to coal handling activities

Panaji | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Goa Port and Dock Employees Union, Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) Retired Officer's Association and Mormugao Port Trust Officer's Association office bearers called on Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday. According to a statement from the Department... read..
 

Goa Congress sells coconuts to protest against price hike

Panaji |Thursday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST
The Goa government may have re-classified the coconut palm as a tree following protests, but the soaring price of coconuts -- an essential food ingredient -- appears to have triggered a new spell of politics in the coastal state.... read..
 

Three arrested for stabbing taxi driver in Goa

Panaji |Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Three tourists from Gujarat, including a minor boy, were arrested in North Goa on Thursday for stabbing a taxi driver over non-payment of fares, police said.... read..
 
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