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Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked chief minister Manohar Parrikar to decide about his choice of constituency to contest the byelection in order to ...
Panaji: To encourage research in agriculture, and promote a student exchange programme, Goa's Ramanata Crisna Pai Raikar school of agriculture (RCPR), ...
A trough persisting from south Konkan to Comorin areas across interior Karnataka and interior Tamil Nadu extending upto 1.5km above mean sea level yielded rainfall in upper ghat areas outside Goa. But, meteorologists said that it would have no effect ...
Lairai, a folk deity worshipped in Shirgao, Bicholim, has been uniting devotees in the Konkan region, beyond castes and tribes. The festive period also encourages communal harmony among different communities in the region.
Colva: Keeping pace with the rising mercury, power outages are also on the rise throughout South Goa, affecting local businesses.
Mapusa: Seven canoes were seized and 17 labourers held in a joint raid by the mines department against illegal sand extraction in River Tiracol at Naibag, ...
Afonso de Albuquerque's incursion into Goa in 1510 was to pave the way for more than just the Portuguese occupation. It was to lead to some of the most architecturally rich churches in the little colony.
Panaji: US-based Financial Services multinational American Express (AMEX) is looking to increase its presence in the state, especially in small and mid-size retail ...
PANAJI: Foreign visitors are likely to contribute up to four times more than domestic tourists to the state economy despite accounting for just 11% of the total ...
MANGALURU: What does it take for five juniors to chill out in Goa? Well, a 355-km bicycle ride from Namma Kudla to Goa for starters.
New Delhi: The Congress, on Saturday, removed its senior leader Digvijaya Singh as party in-charge of Karnataka and Goa. KC Venugopal and A Chella Kumar will replace Digvijaya in Karnataka and Goa, respectively. The decision was taken in light of ...
Panaji: The Centre's funds for Goa to reduce poverty among urban poor, provide finance for self-help groups, self-employment programmes, housing and skill development continue to remain on paper.
The reshuffle comes roughly a month after Singh was blamed for delaying government formation in Goa, despite the Congress emerging as the largest party.
The sign at a grocery store captures the spirit of former Portuguese colony Goa. Known as a hippie paradise, Goa's key value is sussegad, a Portuguese word which means anything from quiet to a laidback attitude. Portuguese forts, cathedrals, white-sand ...
Lupin likely to have got Voluntary Action Indicated (VAI) status for Goa plant from USFDA. VAI means USFDA will not take or recommend regulatory action against company.
Panaji/Vasco: Continuing to crack down on attempts to smuggle gold through Goa International Airport, the commissionerate of customs on Friday foiled an attempt by unknown individuals to smuggle 11 gold bars worth Rs 34.74 lakh.
Panaji: Goa's speculative real estate sector is likely to inch closer towards regulation, with the state government expected to notify rules under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016, in a month's time.
Panaji: The Goa State pollution Control Board has issued showcause notices to 13 mining companies for causing significant air pollution in the vicinity of Sonshi.
"As students of marine ecology, we feel the projects proposed by the MPT will not only harm the environment but may also affect Goa's reputation as a tourist destination. The state is blessed with Nature's bounty and these (expansion plans) will ...
Panaji: Although the Goa electricity department didn't propose any hike in tariff for the financial year 2017-18, it received flak at the joint electricity regulatory commission (JERC) public hearing for proposing to meet the revenue gap of Rs 149 ...
The Bombay High Court at Goa on Thursday directed the State government to ensure supply of potable water to residents of Sonshi village in North Goa's Sattari taluk, which has been in the news for villagers' protest against dust pollution caused by ...
A 60-year-old man from Panvel was run over by a trailer on the Mumbai-Goa highway on Thursday night. police said Ramchandra Naik, a resident of Kon village, was crossing the highway around 10 pm when a speeding trailer approaching from Goa crushed ...
I only recently learnt of the tale's connection to Goa. Among the several historical allusions to real pirates and piracies, Stevenson also cites (through the character of Long John Silver) a ship named The Viceroy of the Indies sailing from Goa, and ...
Panaji: Goa police, after a detailed analysis of road accidents causes in the state, came out with a list of reasons that led to most of the accidents in the state.
Over 80 students from Goa qualified at the IIT JEE (Main) exams, making them eligible to answer the IIT JEE (Advanced) test, which will get them into one of the prestigious Indian Institutes of technology (IIT) in the country.
Panaji: Directives from the Union human resource development (HRD) ministry asking all state boards to do away with policies that lead to artifically hiking students's marks will not affect Goa, chairperson of Goa Board of Secondary and Higher ...
Panaji: A 'feni' festival will be held soon in the coastal state of Goa to highlight its medicinal value, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Thursday.
The villagers then moved the high court of Bombay at Goa challenging the refusal of the assistant registrar to register the society.
Panaji: In the backdrop of allegations that the state government was singling out a particular community for creating nuisance on Goa beaches, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has said that all those operating illegally in the coastal destination ...
Panaji: After recording a steady increase in the overall pass percentage over the past three years, 88.77% candidates cleared the 2017 Class XII exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education. The results, which were declared on ...
Addressing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the petitioner, an NRI of Goan origin Mahesh Sardesai, is seeking the entry of Ola and Uber cab services in Goa. The petition has already garnered almost 5,800 signatures. So far, the existing taxi unions ...
Mumbai: Smart politics and midnight manoeuvring helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) install its government in Goa in March even after voters reduced its strength in the assembly from 21 to 13 seats.
Lupin share price hit fresh 52-week low of Rs 1,335.30 on Thursday, down 2.6 percent intraday after the US health regulator issued Form 483 with three observations to its Goa plant. The US Food and Drug Administration inspected this plant between March ...
Panaji, Apr 26 (PTI) The Congress has expelled its Goa spokesman Trajano DMello for "maligning" the partys image by making "anti-party statements", days after he demanded sacking of the state unit president Luizinho Faleiro for failing to forge a pre ...
Away teams have been complaining about the Goa Velha sports Club home ground. Yet, they seem to be benefitting as the home team has been on a losing run.
PANAJI: The e-Krishi project of the department of agriculture, Goa has been awarded the gold category for SKOCH evergreen revolution award 2017.
For the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is currently at second spot, it was a disappointing loss+ , coming as it did on top of a poor showing in the Punjab polls and a worse performance in the Goa polls. AAP had won 29 wards. The Congress was trailing at ...
The speakers pointed out that the EIA omitted mention of the defence installations in Vasco and the airport. Unesco-designated world heritage complex at Old Goa, forts and other heritage structures fall within a 15-km radius. Further, educational ...
PANAJI: Claiming that there are unresolved defects in the choice based credit system (CBCS) at the undergraduate level, the Congress party is planning to ...
Sitting in the opposition benches during the previous assembly tenure, MLAs Rohan Khaunte, Vijai Sardessai and Vishwajit Rane were outspoken critics of the Investment Promotion Act and the Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board.
The vaccine has proved quite effective in curbing spread of KFD in Goa, a DHS official said, the only grouse being that people shy away from getting subsequent doses, which should ideally be taken over a period of five years.
As per the Hindu almanac, the most auspicious day to undertake a new business venture on is Gudi Padwa, or the Hindu New Year. In 1950, Ramnath T Raikar ...
Goa is India's undisputed champion when it comes to beaches and parties. No matter what part of India you live in, Goa is your ultimate party destination. Being an all-year vacation spot, Goa attracts tourists in every season. Several foreign visitors ...
Drug firm Marksans PhaRMA today said it has received certificate of good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliance from the Australian drugs and devices ...
The new board of directors of the Goa tourism development corporation (GTDC), in its first meeting, on Wednesday agreed to set up a convention centre for ...
PANAJI: musical concert Swara Zankar will be held on Sunday as a tribute to the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist, Gaan Saraswati Late Kishori Amonkar.
Goa is a visual delight. Palm trees dotting the length of Goa make walking on its street a refreshing experience, while their houses and abodes give off an old world charm.
The Canada-based techie in his petition has petitioned Parrikar, to allow Ola and Uber services in Goa to boost the coastal state's tourism economy, which Sardesai says is being choked by high-priced taxi services, scruffy taxi drivers, boost ...
The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education (GBSHSE) Class 12 examinations 2017 will be announced today (April 27) at 10.30 am.


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