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Panaji: Historical landmarks are often overlooked as years go by on in a fast-paced society, but social media often serves to draw attention to nuggets of history.
panaji, Mar 23 Seventy five per cent work of recalibrating ATMs in Goa following the demonetisation move has been completed so far, the Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in the state Legislative Assembly today said.
PANAJI: The Goa Congress legislature party nominated Canacona MLA Isidore Fernandes for the post of deputy speaker of the state legislature party.
BENGALURU: The Income tax Department in the Karnataka-Goa region has become the fastest among regional offices to achieve its collection targets for the year 2016-17, said Nutan Wodeyar, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax.
A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in North Goa, police said today. Aarti Keluskar (28), attached to the office of North Goa's Superintendent of Police, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her ...
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Wednesday informed the House that Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's substantive motion on the conduct of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has been admitted but certain "procedural formalities" have to be ...
My government is committed to eliminate open defecation in Goa by October 2, 2019 -- the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which is one of the key aims of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan movement launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi two ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thinks of himself as the king-emperor of India. He wants to capture all the states, by fair means or foul.
Panaji: The Goa Excise Department on Wednesday said that starting next month, licence to sell liquor would not be granted to persons with criminal background.
Goa has witnessed 19.5 per cent growth in the tourism footfalls during last year with 63.31 lakh tourists visiting the coastal state, the Economic Survey report has revealed.
Panaji: The Goa Legislative Assembly today witnessed protests during the speech by Governor Mridula Sinha with Opposition Congress legislators staging a walkout midway.
Panjim: Goa will take on Kerala in the semi-final fixture of the Santosh Trophy, at Athletic Stadium, Bambolim, today, at 7 p.m.
Goa, considered, one of the traditional hubs of Indian football alongside Kolkata and Kerala, might not host marquee games during the FIFA U-17 World Cup, tournament director Javier Ceppi hinted on Thursday, PTI reported.
The Goa Forward Party (GFP) and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) had three MLAs each, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) had one and there were three independents.
When the panel was formed in July, it was asked by to submit its report on what the medium of instruction should be at the primary school level in Goa. The deadline for the report was set for the first week of November.In November, the 17-member ...
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's substantive motion on the conduct of Goa governor has been admitted but there are procedural formalities which have to be completed before a discussion could happen, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
The British backpacker's disrobed body was found on a beach in south Goa's Canacona last week. police later said she was raped before being strangled to death.
In Goa, while Kulem to Margao has been taken up as the first segment, second phase is Margao to Vasco section which is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2017-2018 and completed in third quarter of 2020-2021 and finally will be the ...
Panaji: activists cleaning up and restoring famous cartoonist Mario Miranda's murals on the city market walls has brought to the fore the nuisance of spitting.
Prashant enjoys his stays in Goa. Based in Candolim for most of his holidays, he prefers the quietness which gives him the space for his creativity.
Goa police has been told to crack down on drugs and late night parties where drugs are sold, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.
W Hotels Worldwide has opened a new hotel -- its 50th hotel worldwide and its first hotel in India -- in the beach destination of Goa, India, parent Marriott International announced yesterday. Known as a go-to getaway for Bollywood celebrities, Goa is ...
workers prepare to shift to the airport the body of a female Irish tourist that was found last week on an isolated beach near Canacona village from the medical college morgue, in Bambolim, near Panaji, western Goa state, India, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
The Goa Excise Department today said that starting next month, licence to sell liquor would not be granted to persons with criminal background.
PANAJI: With traffic snarls holding up legislators from making it to the Goa assembly's budget session inaugural on time, chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday pointed out to newly appointed Speaker Pramod Sawant that the assembly clock was ...
Even as a debate rages in Goa over the safety of foreign tourists, especially after the rape and murder of Irish tourist Danielle McLaughlin, five women met in Glouchestershire county in the UK to fight for justice for their kin they have lost in the ...
Goa made it to the final of the last two Santosh Trophy that they hosted - 1990 and 1996 - and lost to Bengal via the tiebreaker in 1972 when 'Goa ka Ghoda' Bernard Pereira, missed his spot kick. Even this year, many believed Goa had the wherewithal to ...
Representative image. PANAJI: The counsel for Karnataka, Mohan Katarki, on Tuesday cross-examined Goa's witness Chetan Pandit, before the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT) at New Delhi.
Panaji: Detention figures for Class IX in Goa are at an all time time high, the Union human resource development (HRD) ministry's District Information System for education (DISE) data has revealed.
Reacting to Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut's charge on Monday that the BJP-led coalition government in Goa was a corrupt one, Cabral said that the Sena had been obliterated in the February 4 assembly elections and therefore had no locus standi to ...
Panaji: The BJP has decided to field its MLA Pramod Sawant for the post of Goa Assembly Speaker, the election for which will be held tomorrow.
Dias added that the hot air balloon service has trained pilots and more than a 100 rides have already created a buzz for Goa on the adventure tourism map. Stay updated on the go with Times of India News App. Click here to download it for your device.
PANAJI: Stating that 99% of the housing sector is currently under private players, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) Goa president, Jaganath Prabhudessai, said the government can support the industry by ...
After systematically cutting down more than a million Indigenous trees and plants in a forest reserve in Canacona, South Goa, they bought and planted ornamental saplings in the cleared space to 'increase forest cover'. The so-called 'afforestation ...
PANAJI: Three Goa colleges have been reaccreditated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) under the new grading system established by the body.
Panaji/Vasco: protests by locals and non-government bodies on Monday, stalled the public hearing of the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) expansion projects at Vasco Residency hall, prompting officials to postpone the hearing.
The lawyer is now urging Goa police to keep searching for the other attackers. "We are not satisfied with an arrest and a confession.
Five years ago, home they brought warrior Matanhy Saldanha - dead- for one last time before his final journey, leaving Goa in a state of nothingness and restlessness.
Panaji: Retaining crucial portfolios of Home, finance, Personnel, General Administration, Vigilance and Transport, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday allotted portfolios to his nine Ministerial colleagues in the BJP-led coalition government.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh raised the question of the role of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in government formation in the two States again in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, seeking to know the status of the substantive motion under Rule 168 that ...
Panaji: Goa needed a huge slick of luck to put it across 10-man Services 2-1 and steal a place in the semifinals of the National football Championship for the Santosh Trophy at GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolim, on Monday.
Sangath was started in 1996 by seven professionals in Goa, Dr Nandita de Souza, Nazneen Sarosh Rebelo, Vikram Patel, Aneeta Fernandes, Romeo Almeida, Mimi Menezes, and Fiona Dias Saxena.
In Goa, Parrikar will inherit challenges of illegal mining, crime against tourists and unemployment AFP | India's former defence minister Manohar Parikar greets a supporter at a ceremony where he took the oath of office to be the new chief minister of ...
Goa governor Mridula Sinha with chief minister Manohar Parrikar. The swift manner in which the BJP formed the government in Goa and Manipur, both states where it came behind the Congress, could have only happened with advanced planning and crucial ...
... all and I do not wish to elaborate further to save the ridicule of being painted as a theoretician with no knowledge of practical politics.
The Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) has alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the Goa assembly election.
Goa: Educationist Prabhakar Timble resigned as primary member of the Goa Forward Party on Monday.
He said the BJP had "stolen" a mandate which was against the party and that regional parties like the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward, which had contested the elections on an anti-BJP plant but later joined the saffron party, were ...
DAYS AFTER the BJP led by Manohar Parikkar formed government in Goa, AICC secretary Girish Chodankar on Sunday said he and his party colleagues believed that Governor Mridula Sinha's conscience was hurting her.
Loliem: A 90m-long sea cave concealed in the rocky outcrop of a less frequented Loliem beach in Canacona could become a major attraction, as the wave-cut ...


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