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A senior official at the office of the CEO Goa told TOI, "All names received from the FRRO will be sent to district collectors for verification before they are deleted from the electoral roll," and added that those whose names figure on the list will ...
October 25, 2016: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Goa unit to make Goa the first state to adopt five food safety initiatives launched by FSSAI. FSSAI has asked each ...

Doha, Oct 25: Goan Welfare Association (GWA), Qatar celebrated the 'World Goa day-2016' with lots of fun and frolic on Friday October 21 at Mercure Grand Hotel.
PANAJI: Professor Udaykumar R Yaragatti, director of Malaviya National Institute of technology (MNIT), Jaipur, has taken over additional charge of the director of NIT Goa. Yaragatti was handed additional charge on October 18 after former director G R C ...
Helicopter Engines Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Pvt Limited (HE-MRO), a joint venture of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and France's Safran Helicopter Engines (SafranHE), has opened a facility at Sattari District, North Goa. The JV will ...

An upcoming arts and writers festival in Goa will discuss the issue involving the raucous demand for a ban on Pakistani artistes in India, an organiser of the festival said on Tuesday.
The seventh annual edition of Goa arts & literature Festival (GALF) will go without any Pakistani participation despite the desire of the organisers to invite them.
Thousands of lamps will illuminate river Valvonti at Sankhalim village in North Goa, as part of the state festival of 'Tripurari Purnima' celebrations on November 14.
Kerala Blasters and FC Goa played out one of the finest games of the Indian Super League so far with the match decided by Kervens Belfort's winner in the 85th to give the Blasters a 2-1 win at at the Fatorda Stadium.
Goa Congress chief Luizinho Faleiro today said the party's "undisciplined" leaders will either have to "perform or perish" in the state election next year.
AMBELIM: Churchill Brothers SC came back strongly to register a 3-2 win against Vasco SC in the Goa Professional League match at Ambelim grounds on Monday.
BJP is unfazed by Shiv Sena's alliance with the rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksha Manch for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls and says that it will hardly have any effect on the ruling party's winning prospects in the state. "There will ...
For two weeks, the Indian press and politicians have been preoccupied with the fate of the big budget Hindi movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil that has a Pakistani actor in its cast.
Producing the papers, which he said were procured under the RTI Act, Kamat alleged that Gomes and Ticlo had allotted several residential apartments to people under Housing Board's projects at Curti (North Goa) and Rumdamol-Davorlim (South Goa) ...
If the bill (to give government grants to all primary schools) is passed, there wouldn't be any Marathi/Konkani medium schools left in Goa leading to the annihilation of Indian culture from Goa. And if re-elected to power, BJP would do exactly what we ...

It is my perception that most of the tourist taxi drivers in Goa, especially in the coastal belt, misbehave with visitors and often insult using filthy words if some queries are raised.
PANAJI: There are 479 teachers in the government schools in Goa, who are unqualified as per the National Council for Teacher education Regulations, 2014, the central government's Teacher Education Approval Board (TEAB) noted in its meeting earlier this ...
He was participating in a panel discussion on the theme 'Has Goa exceeded it's carrying capacity', organised by the Matanhy Saldanha Memorial Foundation to mark the late environment and tourism minister's 68th birth anniversary on Monday.
"Most farmers in Goa grow crop in khazan lands, which are close to estuarine waters. During days when the fields are flooded, the practice of crab farming could serve as an ideal alternative.
PANAJI: Goa Forward Party (GFP) protested at the St Andre constituency in Neura against the government's move to nationalize Goan rivers, alleging that it would curb the fishermen's rights.
PANAJI: In an effort to reduce the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and to promote organic farming in Goa, the state department of agriculture has launched a state sector scheme titled assistance for use of organic inputs by the farmer ...
PANAJI: Actors Rituparna Sengupta, Aparna Nair, Varsha Usgaonkar and Sayaji Shinde will all add to the glamour quotient at the first-of-its-kind, Goa International Film Festival (GIFF), Dubai 2016, to be held from October 26 to 29. Fifteen movies ...
Vinay Kulkarni, Minister for Mines and geology, has clarified that Congress leaders from Goa have not pressured the government there to postpone the meeting of chief ministers of the riparian States of the Mahadayi.
A: The issues on which we will contest the elections are being told to us by the people of Goa through the "Goa Dialogue" process that is being held in every constituency.
PANAJI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today "advised" French firm SAFRAN to set up a facility in his home state of Goa to manufacture small parts for the fighter aircraft Rafale, for which India recently signed a deal with France. "I would also ...
Those who have studied at the University of technology in Lae will know Luke Goa, as the guy who manages the NCS catering services at the university.
PANAJI: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has joined hands with the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Goa unit to make it the first state in India to adopt five of the ten food safety initiatives launched by FSSAI, as a part ...
BJP is unfazed by Shiv Sena's alliance with the rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksha Manch for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls and says that it will hardly have any effect on the ruling party's winning prospects in the state. "There will ...
The incident happened when SpiceJet's flight SG 3604 took off from Goa for Hyderabad and Goair's G8 141 Mumbai-Goa flight was descending to land. "Seconds after taking off, the traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) alarm went off in the cockpit of ...
While it will be a single-day polling in Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur, Uttar Pradesh is likely to have as many as seven phases, sources in the election Commission said.
PANAJI: Stating that changing the food safety habits of an individual is a tall order, CEO of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Pawan Agarwal, said that Goa's small geographical size and low population could help it become a model ...
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray just concluded his visit to Goa after sealing the party's pre-poll alliance with Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksh Manch. He said the two groups have already agreed to the terms of the alliance in-principle, and ...
Shiv Sena will launch its manifesto for the upcoming Goa polls after Diwali during which seat sharing with RSS rebel Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksha Manch will also be finalised. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray who is currently in Goa to launch the ...
SpiceJet officials said the incident happened when their Goa-Hyderabad flight SG 3604 was was "in the climb" pursuing its designated flight path given by the air traffic controllers.
Rahul Singh Gahlaut and Anshul Gupta slammed unbeaten half-centuries to help Services salvage a draw against Goa in their drawn Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match against Services today.
Five houses of Kannada speaking families from Hubballi, three cars and three motorbikes were burnt and three youth were beaten up by an armed group of around 250 to 300 in Tisk Usgao under Ponda police station limits of Goa recently, according to a ...
At least 12,000 British people travel to Goa in India every year, attracted by its golden beaches and a warm climate. But it is estimated at least 1000 women and young girls are trafficked into the small state every year after being conned into ...
He has also confirmed that their new political outfit, Goa Suraksha Manch, would align with the Shivsena. The seat sharing would be finalised with SS supremo Udhav Thackeray, whose visit to Goa last week was postponed due to BRICS summit. The rebel ...
A State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium of banks will on Wednesday auction the Kingfisher Villa in Goa, which was once owned by industrialist Vijay Mallya.
PANAJI: Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and Thailand vice-minister of foreign affairs Virasakdi Futrakul on Monday morning, visited the Unesco world heritage site of the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa, which houses the relics of the 16th ...
AAP in Goa on Tuesday released its third list of four candidates for the upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly polls. The state has 40 Assembly constituencies.
Panaji: Former Goa Minister and Congress legislator Mauvin Godinho on Tuesday said he would resign from the party to join BJP ahead of the upcoming State ...
Calling the incident a scam, Goa human rights Commission Chairperson said that the government did not even invite tenders for the catering contract.
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terrorism dominated the summit in Goa. From the media coverage, especially television, it seemed that the sole issue on the agenda for the Goa meetings was terrorism. More specifically - cross-border terrorism - a catchphrase for Pakistan-sponsored ...
The Congress said on Monday that the Modi government had failed to convince its BRICS partners to condemn Pakistan as the source of terror operations in India in the joint declaration signed in Goa. This, the party said, was in sharp contrast to the ...
BENAULIM (Goa): China blocked India's attempts to include the names of terror groups like JeM and LeT in the BRICS' Goa Declaration but what has hurt the government more, as sources said, is Russia's disinclination to argue India's case. The result, of ...
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena on Monday visited a world heritage monument complex housing churches in old Goa during his visit to the state to participate in the BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach meet.






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