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Ammonia gas leakage in Goa's Vasco city; village evacuated, two hospitalised

Ammonia gas leakage in Goa's Vasco city; village evacuated, two hospitalised

Ammonia gas leakage has been reported in Goa's Vasco city on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

The Opinion Poll of 1967, a historic referendum in Goa, helped the former Portuguese colony retain its own unique identity.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

Manohar Parrikar said the state government does not have any problem in screening the film in Goa.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, two-day sea sortie, on Monday visited Goa to oversee various naval operations. These operations included Practice Missile Firings, warships submarine and

Jan 08, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Goa BJP in bind over beef issue: Congress

Goa BJP in bind over beef issue: Congress

The BJP in Goa is caught in a bind over its duplicity on the beef issue at the Centre and in states, Congress state President Shantaram Naik said on Monday.

Jan 08, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

The bizarre incident comes to light at a time when the central government has taken cognisance of many consumer grievances arising out of online e-commerce companies.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa is staring at a beef shortage with traders suspending import of the meat from neighbouring Karnataka alleging harassment by cow vigilantes.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:42 PM IST
Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus account for nearly 66 per cent of the state population, while Roman Catholics come next with a population of more than 25 per cent.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government is working on an effective legislation to put curbs on binge drinking and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Jan 03, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

This is Rahul's first vacation after he took over as Congress President on December 16.

Dec 31, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Atmaram Nadkarni has said that giving water to Karnataka for its drinking needs was never an issue, but the proposed construction of dams by the latter to divert water was the bone of contention.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar said that those who consume drugs can dance till morning while admitting that there was a need to control rave parties in Goa.

Dec 19, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul Gandhi scored "zero in his opening innings" was how Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reacted to the comfortable lead of the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results on

Dec 18, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Boys from Delhi went to Goa for paid sex. Furnish Aadhaar first, said pimp

Boys from Delhi went to Goa for paid sex. Furnish Aadhaar first, said pimp

The concept of paid sex is no more a discreet and private affair, with business being conducted behind the closed doors. Especially in Goa.

Dec 17, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Would bunk college, watch movies in cinema halls: Mehbooba Mufti

Would bunk college, watch movies in cinema halls: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she was nostalgic about the time when she would bunk college and watched films in Srinagar.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
No shortage of beef in Goa: BJP Minister Mauvin Godinho

No shortage of beef in Goa: BJP Minister Mauvin Godinho

There is no shortage of beef in Goa, Minister for Animal Husbandry Mauvin Godinho said on Friday. However, he admitted that the state`s only legal abattoir was not running to its full capacity.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar turns 62, PM Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings

Manohar Parrikar turns 62, PM Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings

Manohar Parrikar had resigned as the defence minister in March this year to be sworn-in as the chief minister of Goa.

Dec 13, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Modi's seaplane ride can lead to disqualification of BJP candidates: Congress leader

Modi's seaplane ride can lead to disqualification of BJP candidates: Congress leader

"Such rides are not exempted under the Representation of the People Act and has to be included as travel expense of a 'star campaigner'," Naik said.

Dec 12, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
Too loud: Loudspeakers banned at Muslim burial ground in Goa's Panaji

Too loud: Loudspeakers banned at Muslim burial ground in Goa's Panaji

The Panaji civic body has banned the use of loudspeakers at the Muslim burial grounds in the city.

Dec 01, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

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