BJP has pushed Goa into financial emergency- Congress News

BJP has pushed Goa into financial emergency- Congress

Panaji: Congress party today claimed that the BJP led government has pushed State into a “financial emergency”. “BJP led government needs to be awarded for tripling State’s debt in just seven years of its rule,”…

Goa Mahila Congress protest against Haryana CM’s ‘dead rat’ remark Politics

Goa Mahila Congress protest against Haryana CM’s ‘dead rat’ remark

Margao: The Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress members on Monday protested in Margao against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his ‘dead’rat’ comment made to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. On Sunday, Manohar Lal Khattar took…

Ragpickers rape Goa woman waiting at Delhi bus stand, 1 arrested Crime

Ragpickers rape Goa woman waiting at Delhi bus stand, 1 arrested

A month after a woman from Goa was allegedly raped and assaulted when she was waiting at a bus stand in the city, the Delhi Police said it has arrested a man, while another suspect…

North coastal belt Nigerian Drug Lord arrested Crime

North coastal belt Nigerian Drug Lord arrested

Calangute: In a major drug raid, Calangute police arrested three Nigerian nationals, including the main narcotic dealer from the North coastal belt, with drugs worth Rs 1.50 lakhs on Saturday late night. Calangute Police Station…

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Cricketer Sagun Kamat announces retirement

  Panaji: Goa’s one of the finest cricketer Sagun Kamat has announced his retirement after a two-decade long illustrious career. Kamat, was first-class cricketer who represented the State. He was Goa’s first batsman to score a triple century. On Sunday, the 36 year old cricketer took on social media to announce his retirement from the...

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“India is a huge market going through fitness transformation,” says IRONMAN Asia Managing Director Geoff Meyer 

PANAJI: Ahead of India’s first-ever IRONMAN 70.3 Goa race scheduled to be held on October 20, 2019 in Panaji where over 1000 participants from 27 countries will be taking part, Geoff Meyer, Managing Director, IRONMAN Asia said this was the right time to bring the event to India, thanks to its fitness transformation. “India was...

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Mata Ki Chowki at Porvorim on October 6

Panaji: Goa Punjabi Association has organised “Mata Ki Chowki” on Sunday, October 6 at Datta Mandir, Near Succoro Garden, Porvorim. Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant would be the chief guest for the event while Ports…

No decision yet to demolish Kala Academy- Govt informs HC

Panaji: State Government today informed Bombay High Court at Goa that no decision has been taken with regards to demolition of Kala Academy. In its submission, State, however, informed that parts of the structure is…

Permanent Art Gallary for artists on card 

Panaji: Minister for Art and Culture Govind Gawade today said that state government is mulling to set up permanent Art Gallery in the State which will provide platform and good atmosphere to artist from all…

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Basalica of Bom Jesus to remain close for visitors on Oct 19

Panaji: The Basalica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa will be closed for the visitors and others on coming Saturday Oct 19. The church will be closed on account of Ordination (religious ceremony) of the two Jesuit…

State to draft Night Tourism Policy

Panaji: Ahead of new tourism season, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar today announced to draft Night Tourism Policy for the State. Ajgaonkar said that the policy will be framed shortly in consultation with Chief Minister Pramod…

Goa shins with two national Awards on World Tourism Day

Panaji: On the World Tourism Day, Goa was awarded as the Best State for Adventure Tourism 2019 and Comprehensive Development of tourism (Rest of India) Award at National Tourism Award ceremony in New Delhi. The…

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Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer And Former Union Minister, Dies At 95

New Delhi: Ram Jethmalani, one of India’s finest lawyers and a former union minister, died this morning at his home in Delhi. He was 95. The legal veteran died at 7:45 am, his son Mahesh Jethmalani said. Mr Jethmalani had not been keeping well for the last few months, his son told. The last rites will...

Swimming coach accused of raping minor brought to Goa

Vasco: Swimming coach Surajit Ganguly who has been arrested for raping a minor swimmer was brought to Goa during mid-night of Saturday by State police from New Delhi, where he was arrested. Ganguly who was on the run since the case was filed against him was arrested on Friday at Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi....

Chandrayaan-2: Isro loses contact with Vikram lander moments before touchdown; all that happened last night

It was an anxious moment for scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and millions in India and abroad when Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 lost contact with Isro’s ground control, just moments before its scheduled landing on Saturday. All hopes are not lost yet and Isro has said it is analysing data gathered so...