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From Goa to Wayanad, luxury tourism market is booming like never before. A selection of the newest, most exclusive retreats in the country. Take your pick, it's an embarrassment of riches. Manidipa Mandal Last Updated at April 27, 2018 23:04 IST. Tiny URL Add to My Page · Print Email. AddThis ...
The Board of Directors of Automobile Corporation of Goa Ltd at its meeting held on April 27, 2018, have recommended a Final Dividend of Rs. 12.50 per Equity Share of Rs. 10/- each of the Company which shall be paid/dispatched on the 10th day from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting, ...

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa, on Friday, reserved its order on the public interest litigation (PIL) filed seeking a declaration that all ore lying ... In her rejoinder advocate Norma Alvares representing Goa Foundation urged the high court to direct the government to assume responsibility for ...
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said promotion of "start-ups" is not only an economic but also a social imperative. In his message to the Goa Start-Up and Innovation Day, he asked the state's youths to take advantage of the schemes framed by his government for promotion of new ventures.
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said here today that the government plans to turn Goa into a logistics hub of the country. "We are going to make Goa the logistics hub of the country. There are four coastal states on the Western coast- Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Goa. India
In the highland plateaus of the Western Ghats parts of Goa, scientists have identified a new species of frog called Fejervarya goemchi . The new species is named after the historical name of the state of Goa where the species is discovered, Nirmal Kulkarni, a senior herpetologist told The Hindu on ...

Unveiled by Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), with Prasanna Purple Group, Pune being the operations and maintenance partners, they ... He also said that four new tour buses with collapsible roofs were recently inducted into the existing fleet to cover the North Goa beachside tour, that ...
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced it will build a new airport in the West-coast state of Goa whilst it is expanding another to accommodate fast rising passenger numbers. The existing airport at Dabolim, which is currently the only airport in the state and sees nearly seven million ...
The team, comprising Kulkarni of Mhadei Research Centre, Goa, Priyanka Swami of Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and P Deepak of Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, have described in all five species of amphibians, including two frogs and three caecilians.
Few would deny that Goa is the pride of India - in the bylanes of Berlin or the hustle and bustle of New York or Singapore, people's eyes light up when you mention Goa. For so many, it is their first and only connection to India because it's where the world comes to unwind. As a travel destination, ...
The storm surge covered the coastline across Goa, as the high tide rose 1.95m at 5.44pm on Monday. ... The December 2017 event had caused damage along Goa's coastline to the tune of Rs 30 lakh, as estimated by the government. ... In South Goa, many shack owners have dismantled their shacks.
“But we also know that besides being our brother and our mai's (mother's) son, he was the son and brother of Jua (St Estevam) and Goa. ... as the family has decided to bury the body, their focus remains on collection and submission of evidence in the high court of Bombay at Goa in preparation for a trial.
Adv Suhas Naik told the court on Monday that with Goa Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Limited (GAPL) being a public sector undertaking, it is the responsibility of the government to protect the livelihood of the people employed at the pharmaceutical company. The central government holds 76% of the ...
Panaji: The Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has upheld an order of the North Goa Consumer Forum directing Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to return a repaired modem or replace it with a new one within 30 days. It also ordered BSNL to pay Rs 10,000 to an aggrieved customer.
Panaji: The Goa Football Association's extraordinary general body meeting (EGM) started and ended on expected lines. The constitutional amendments which were meant to be done were completed without much of a fuss at Casa do Povo in Goa Velha on Sunday but president Elvis Gomes let slip a secret ...
SaffronStays, the micro hospitality brand has appointed Mayank Kinger as the Regional Head, Goa and Coastal Karnataka & Maharashtra. His role will be included facilitate growth and development of SaffronStays' penetration in Goa and Coastal Karnataka & Maharashtra. He will be spearheading ...
This comes even after the directorate of animal husbandry and veterinary services floated a scheme — Goa Stray Cattle Management Scheme, 2013 (modified) — under which civic bodies and panchayats were eligible to receive funds to control the stray cattle menace. Santosh V Dessai, director ...

MAPUSA: Mapusa police on Monday arrested a Bihar native for possessing illegal narcotics drugs worth Rs 2,15,000 in a raid near the municipality garden in Mapusa. According to Mapusa police, acting on the specific tip-off, a Mapusa police under the supervision of SDPO Mapusa Serafin Dias and PI ...
Located on the border of Quepem taluka, Assolda is among the newer locations in Goa where tourism authorities have initiated hinterland tourism activities. Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) recently commenced a one-hour hot air balloon ride from the hinterland with Assolda being ...
Pernem: The deputy collector of the North Goa flying squad on Friday issued a stop-work order in a case of hill-cutting activity being carried out at Dhargalim. Acting on a complaint, the deputy collector and his team inspected property bearing survey no. 224/1 in the Pernem taluka and found that a hill was ...
The cancellation of 88 Goa mining leases by the Supreme Court on February 7 is the latest crisis to hit the iron ore export industry in the coastal state since the ban on mining between 2012 and 2014. In its judgement, the Supreme Court criticised the Goa government for hastily renewing mining leases in ...
Tejpal is accused of raping a junior colleague in 2013 in a hotel elevator at an annual event organised by the magazine in Goa. The trials in March will begin with the prosecution questioning the complainant. The Supreme Court on December 6, 2017, directed the trial court to keep the proceedings going ...
Chief minister Parrikar has provided Rs 150.4 crore in 2018-19 for the department of industries, trade and commerce as against the Rs 47 crore allocated in 2017-18. Given that the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) is running short of industrial plots, Parrikar, who holds the industries portfolio, ...
The dramatic arrival of Goa's ailing chief minister Manohar Parrikar in the Assembly on Thursday to present the state's annual Budget has taken all attention away from the budgetary exercise. The media gave blanket coverage to Parrikar's Assembly appearance, hours after he was discharged from Lilavati ...
The proposed concrete four-laning of the Mumbai-Goa highway will be completed by March 2019, Union minister for road, transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said at an event in Mumbai on Friday. He said the Centre was planning to develop a coastal highway between Mumbai and Goa on the lines of ...
PANAJI: The tourism stakeholders appear disappointed over the marginal increase in the budget allocation to the industry especially with mining industry facing a bleak future. Some pointed out that tourism industry of Goa is yet to get its due even as it has been major contributor's of Goa's economy, and its ...
The Goa government will present its budget in the assembly today. Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has finalised his budget that will be tabled in the assembly. Here is all you ... Gross State Domestic Product of Goa has shown a 15.60% growth during 2016-17 when compared to the previous fiscal.
Located about 18kms from Panaji, Anjuna beach is part of a 30km extended beach coastline along the west coast of Goa. It is a favourite haunt of the hippies who used to organise famous race beach parties. It was in the late 1950s to mid-1960s that hippies started visiting Anjuna beach and since then ...
PANAJI: Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) has once again highlighted the issue of hardships faced by travellers due to problems at the ... TTAG submitted a memorandum in this regard to the chairman of Airport Authority of Goa (AAI) Guruprasad Mohapatra during his visit to the state last week.
PANAJI: Goa University will confer a honorary doctorate in law degree or LLD on the President of India Ram Nath Kovind, during his visit to the university this Saturday. ... Students will be addressed by Kovind, Goa governor and university chancellor Mridula Sinha, and vice-chancellor Prof Varun Sahni.
PANAJI: With the state budget just days away, Goa's business community is hoping for the necessary impetus to industrial development through upgradation of all 24 industrial estates in the state. With critical infrastructure in industrial estates deteriorating rapidly, industry watchers hope that the government ...
Government officials and sources in the BJP have raised doubts over whether Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will attend the budget session of the Legislative Assembly scheduled to begin on Monday. Mr. Parrikar is being treated at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for pancreatitis and related ailments.
Your first taste of Goa is that salty sea smell that assails you immediately as you make your way out of the airport. But driving by the little villages gives you a sense of peace—these are often places of refuge, away from everyday routines, imbued with a sense of freedom cities can never offer. Away from the ...
The Goa iron ore industry has said that stopping iron ore mining in the state will adversely affect revenues worth Rs 3,400 crore. The Goa Mineral Ore Exporters' Association (GMOEA), in a letter to chief minister Manohar Parrikar, has said that the Supreme Court ruling will result in loss of direct and indirect ...
One of the hospital's surgeon-directors was Lisbon-educated Dr Pundlic D Gaitonde whose active role in the freedom struggle in Goa resulted in his arrest and deportation to Portugal. Dr Khemani, Dr Armando Cardozo as well as Dr Wilfred 'Willie' DeSouza all served as directors of the hospital.
Francis D'Souza, the Bharatiya Janata Party's Urban Development Minister in the Manohar Parrikar government in Goa, does not mince words when he says that alcohol and beef can never be banned in the state. The five-time MLA from Mapusa, and former deputy chief minister in the last BJP government, ...
Another of the evening's speakers, Delhi-based academic Jonathan Gil Harris reiterated Hoskote's point that it is important to look at some of the broader questions of identity, culture and tradition from the perspective of Goa. He said that this required an acknowledgement that “all culture is actually ...
Facing mounting barriers to trade in the form of increased inspections, Indian shrimp exporters demanded fairer treatment from the European Union in a much-anticipated meeting with E.U. buyers at the 2018 International Seafood Show on 28 and 29 January in Goa, India. The buyers, in turn, asked their ...
OLD GOA: Parishioners of the state's former capital prayed in a special way for the workers who had toiled to build the Se Cathedral, the Mother Church of the Goa archdiocese, and, up until some years ago, the largest cathedral in Asia. They were reliving a centuries-old tradition of commemorating ...
Senegal's prodigal is on the shores of Goa to perform at the second leg of the international Sur Jahan, Music For Peace festival curated by the Kolkata based, internationally acclaimed Banglanatak dot com in collaboration with the department of art and culture, Goa. Last weekend he threw a 10,000 plus ...
But Derrek Pereira, assistant coach of Goa, insisted that they would continue to follow the same style of play irrespective of the result. "We play as a team following a certain philosophy and we will stick to that. We play possessional football but due to errors at the back, we have been conceding goals. But as ...
The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to oppose a move by the Goa government to seek extension of tenure for the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal beyond August 2018, as originally envisaged. The decision was taken by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah following a meeting with floor leaders ...
The police busted the gang while investigating a case of firing at an officer in Delhi Cantonment. Vipin Dagar (25), who was a bouncer, Praveen Dagar (24) and Ajay Kumar (23) were apprehended in Goa by the State police on January 17, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-West) Milind Mahadeo ...
The apex court yesterday quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in Goa in 2015, saying the sole motive of the companies behind the ... "The company's mines in Goa will be impacted consequent to the judgement of Supreme Court," the company said in a statement adding that Vedanta ...
PANAJI: The move to install a statue of Jack Sequeira in the assembly complex has seen a divide among the BJP MLAs with deputy speaker and its Calangute MLA Michael Lobo joining ally Goa Forward Party's chorus despite BJP making its stand clear against installation of any statues on the House ...
Prior to the Portuguese arrival in Goa, the Mangueshi temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, was located in the village. The idol was shifted to Priol in Ponda, where the famous temple now stands today. Cortalim village was part of Salcete during the Portuguese era. In 1543, it was the first village where ...
Jobs And Pollution Inseparable In Goa Coal Sector, Says Manohar Parrikar. "One has to fill one's stomach and not have pollution at the same time. How is that possible?" Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said, and asked the state's youth to be more enterprising. All India | Indo-Asian News Service ...
THE High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forest to respond to a petition filed by South West Port Limited (SWPL), seeking the court's intervention. SWPL has pleaded before the court to direct the ministry to allow terminal capacity expansion at the company's coal ...
A 40-year-old woman illegally confined to a room by her mother and brother for about 20 years in Sanquelim village in North Goa was rescued on Tuesday by police and the District Legal Service Authority volunteers, official sources said. She was found in an emaciated condition and is recovering at the ...
British tourists ride abused elephants on Thomas Cook tour in Goa – two years after company promised to ban elephant rides. Thomas Cook states on its website that it no longer allows elephant rides on its tours. By Rosie Gizauskas. 6th February 2018, 10:57 am. Updated: 6th February 2018, 12:15 pm ...


 

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