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Goa government to take up taxi fares issue next month

The Goa government will take up the contentious issue of fixing taxi fares in the coastal state in June, as an official on Tuesday ruled out being in touch with app-based Ola to restart its cab operations.

BJP retained Goa as it worked while Congress slept: Nitin Gadkari
BJP retained Goa as it worked while Congress slept: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the BJP retained power in Goa despite winning only 13 of the 40 seats in the assembly elections as the "party was working (to cobble up a majority) while the Congress leadership slept".

Ambulances of Goa govt hospitals to have blood analysers

The portable machines, called i-STAT, will be installed in ambulances operated by government-run hospitals, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said.

Goa bridge collapse: Search operation called off

Bridge across Sanvordem river, a tributary of the Zuari in South Goa, collapsed under the weight of scores of onlookers.

Tejas Express set to make journey from Mumbai to Goa; Suresh Prabhu inspects high-speed premium train
Tejas Express set to make journey from Mumbai to Goa; Suresh Prabhu inspects high-speed premium train

The first of the Tejas brand of trains, equipped with modern facilities, will run from Mumbai to Goa on May 22.

Goa bridge collapse toll rises to three
Goa bridge collapse toll rises to three

The body of one more person was fished out of the Sanvordem river in South Goa on Friday, following the collapse of a dilapidated foot-bridge late on Thursday.

Onlookers watching a man trying to commit suicide fall into river as bridge collapses in Goa; 2 dead
Onlookers watching a man trying to commit suicide fall into river as bridge collapses in Goa; 2 dead

The Portuguese-era bridge across the river Sanvordem, a tributary of river Zuari, was closed for traffic for the last four years.

Major mishap in Goa: 50 people fall into river after bridge collapses; dozens feared drowned
Major mishap in Goa: 50 people fall into river after bridge collapses; dozens feared drowned

In a tragic incident, at least fifty people swept away after a footbridge collapsed in south Goa's Curchorem on Thursday. 

Goa government to suspend LED bulbs scheme -- Jyotirmay Goa

This scheme will be replaced by another scheme under which tubelights, fans and bulbs will be provided at a cheaper rate to the people.

Yogi Adityanath and Manohar Parrikar to resign as MPs only after presidential election
Yogi Adityanath and Manohar Parrikar to resign as MPs only after presidential election

Yogi Adityanath and Manohar Parrikar may have left national politics to be chief ministers but they are likely to resign from their parliamentary seats only after casting their votes in the presidential election.

Congress would be wiped out under Rahul Gandhi: Vishwajit Rane
Congress would be wiped out under Rahul Gandhi: Vishwajit Rane

Goa minister Vishwajit Rane, who parted ways with the Congress after the Assembly polls, on Saturday claimed that the party would be wiped out under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Congress moves HC for disqualification of Goa Minister

The petition was filed by Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar of the Congress under Article 226 of the Constitution that empowers the court to issue orders on legislative matters.

Goa nurses will have to take 'practical' exam for recruitment in govt hospitals
Goa nurses will have to take 'practical' exam for recruitment in govt hospitals

"State-run Institute of Nursing Education will design a module to test the practical knowledge of students and," Rane told reporters here.

Won't leave state politics again: Parrikar

"There is no question of me quitting state politics again. I have been sent to run the state government. And the government is running smoothly," Parrikar told reporters here.

Manohar Parrikar will contest bypoll from Panaji: Goa BJP chief
Manohar Parrikar will contest bypoll from Panaji: Goa BJP chief

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will contest from the Panaji legislative assembly seat for the upcoming bypoll, state BJP president Vinay Tendulkar said on Wednesday.

Goa MLAs cannot hold dept meetings with officials at their residences: CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday announced that legislators in the state cannot summon the government officials at their residences or personal offices for the purpose of holding departmental meetings.

Goa: Cong says it will replace BJP as ruling party after bypolls

"Congress will form government in Goa after winning both the seats during upcoming by-elections," Congress party in-charge for Goa A Chellakumar told PTI.

Goa: Nitesh Rane, eight others chargesheeted in toll plaza case

Maharashtra Congress MLA Nitesh Rane has been charge-sheeted by Goa Police in connection with a 2013 case of vandalism of a toll booth in North Goa.

 

Now, consuming alcohol in public places in Goa can land you in jail
Now, consuming alcohol in public places in Goa can land you in jail

This is one news which all the drinkers should be aware of!

Goa State Museum to be relocated: CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa government has decided to shift the State Museum, currently located at EDC Complex in Patto here, into the 16th century building, famously known as Adilshah Palace, until new premises are made available.

Goa to host 'feni' festival, says Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar

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.

check gbshse.gov.in; Goa Board HSSC Class 12 result 2017, GBSHSE Class 12th results 2017, Goa Board (GBSHSE) HSSC Class 12th Examination Results 2017 declared
check gbshse.gov.in; Goa Board HSSC Class 12 result 2017, GBSHSE Class 12th results 2017, Goa Board (GBSHSE) HSSC Class 12th Examination Results 2017 declared

GBSHSE Goa 12th HSSC Results 2017, Goa HSSC Result 2017, Goa Board 12th Class Results 2017, Goa GBSHSE board 12th results were declared on Thursday.

Goa Board (GBSHSE) HSSC Class 12th Examination Results 2017, Goa Board HSSC Results 2017, GBSHSE Class 12 Results 2017 to be declared April 27 (tomorrow)
Goa Board (GBSHSE) HSSC Class 12th Examination Results 2017, Goa Board HSSC Results 2017, GBSHSE Class 12 Results 2017 to be declared April 27 (tomorrow)

The Goa Board of Secondary Education will declare the Goa Board HSSC Results 2017, Goa HSSC Result 2017 on April 27 (Thursday) at 10:30 am.

Goa HSSC Result 2017, GBSHSE Class 12th Result 2017 likely to be declared on Wednesday; check gbshse.gov.in
Goa HSSC Result 2017, GBSHSE Class 12th Result 2017 likely to be declared on Wednesday; check gbshse.gov.in

GBSHSE HSSC Class 12th Examination Results 2017, Goa HSSC (Class 12) Examination Results 2017, expected to be declared by the Goa Board of Secondary Education on April 26.

Ex-Goa CM Digambar Kamat granted bail in illegal mining case

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was granted ex-parte anticipatory bail by a trial court here on Monday, over the Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining case which is under investigation.

Goa mining scam: Court grants ex-parte interim bail to ex-CM Digambar Kamat
Goa mining scam: Court grants ex-parte interim bail to ex-CM Digambar Kamat

The Panaji District and Sessions Court on Monday granted ex-parte interim bail to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the 2013 mining scam case.

SIT issues second summons to Kamat in illegal mining case

The Special Investigation Team of the Goa Crime Branch has summoned former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Monday in connection with investigations into the illegal mining scam, after he skipped the summons earlier week.

Mining Scam: SIT issues fresh summons to former Goa CM Digambar Kamat
Mining Scam: SIT issues fresh summons to former Goa CM Digambar Kamat

The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing an alleged illegal mining scam, on Friday issued fresh summons to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat to appear before it on April 24.

Manohar Parrikar interested in contesting from Panaji

The BJP today said it was holding "discussions" with two of its legislators in Goa as the party wants a vacant seat for the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who needs to get elected to the state Legislative Assembly.

Congress praises Goa minister for his warning to VHP

The Congress has praised the Goa Forward Party leader and state minister Vijai Sardesai who recently warned the Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders not to make provocative statements.