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Goa government gives nod for seventh pay commission for autonomous bodies, PSEs

Goa government gives nod for seventh pay commission for autonomous bodies, PSEs

A circular said the new pay scale would be implemented on "case-to-case" basis, "subject to a few conditions".

Nov 28, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
Goa's inland routes to get solar-powered boats by June 2018

Goa's inland routes to get solar-powered boats by June 2018

The proposal for the new ferry boats will be ready in the next six months and constructing them would take another six months, River Navigation Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
Showstopper of the Fest: BMW Motorrad Revs up the Throttle at India Bike Week 2017

Showstopper of the Fest: BMW Motorrad Revs up the Throttle at India Bike Week 2017

BMW Motorrad made a roaring debut at the fifth edition of India Bike Week in Goa. BMW Motorrad also elevated the excitement by launching two iconic motorcycles in India - the new BMW K 1600 B and

Nov 25, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Trying to come up with balanced decision, need time: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi on 'Padmavati'

Trying to come up with balanced decision, need time: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi on 'Padmavati'

'Padmavati' stars Deepika Padukone in the lead role along with Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh.

Nov 20, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday accused the Congress of proximity to the Adani Group and JSW Steel, both of whom operate coal handling berths at the state`s only major port in Vasco

Nov 15, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
When Manohar Parrikar was caught watching adult movie in a theatre

When Manohar Parrikar was caught watching adult movie in a theatre

The Goa CM shared this while interacting with school kids at a Children’s Day function in state capital Panaji.

Nov 15, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Being Defence Minister a thankless job, surgical strike was highlight: Manohar Parrikar

Being Defence Minister a thankless job, surgical strike was highlight: Manohar Parrikar

Being a Defence Minister is "a thankless job", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday and added that executing the "surgical strike" across the LoC was one of the highlights of his

Nov 14, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar tells schoolkids about his 'adult movie' experience

Manohar Parrikar tells schoolkids about his 'adult movie' experience

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday shared at a Children`s Day function here his experience of watching an "adult movie" in his youth.

Nov 14, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Demonetisation checked terror financing: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Demonetisation checked terror financing: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday that steps taken by PM Modi has helped in bringing terror financing under control.

Nov 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Every one thought AAP's CM candidate was my man: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that in the run up to the February 2017 polls, there were apprehensions that AAP CM candidate was "planted" by him.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Drug mafia may be targeting me with sex scandal: Goa Minister

Goa Fisheries Minister Vinod Palienkar, who is in the eye of an alleged sex scandal, on Monday said a smear campaign was being perpetrated against him because of his "uncompromising stand" against

Nov 06, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
As defence minister, tried to work on issues faced by disabled jawans: Manohar Parrikar

As defence minister, tried to work on issues faced by disabled jawans: Manohar Parrikar

Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that during his tenure, he tried to address the problems faced by the soldiers disabled due to injuries received in the line of duty, but "what

Nov 05, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Ensured minimum life lost as Defence Minister, says Manohar Parrikar

Ensured minimum life lost as Defence Minister, says Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that when he held the portfolio of the Defence Minister, he made sure that minimum life was lost. 

Nov 05, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Sardar Patel predicted India's wars, Dokalam in 1950: Manohar Parrikar

Sardar Patel predicted India's wars, Dokalam in 1950: Manohar Parrikar

India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had predicted India's wars with China and Pakistan, fought over a decade later, in 1950, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Caught on camera: Robber strikes ATM guard multiple times with hammer, escapes

Caught on camera: Robber strikes ATM guard multiple times with hammer, escapes

In a disturbing video, a security guard in Panaji was spotted being hammered by a robber after he tried to to refrain him from escaping.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Goa Police Chief wins award in Prime Minister's Essay Competition 2017

Goa Police Chief wins award in Prime Minister's Essay Competition 2017

Muktesh Chandra is also a very talented flute artist and has mesmerised his audience on several occasions, especially on Vande Matram.

Oct 28, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
In Goa, no ID proof equates to no medical treatment

In Goa, no ID proof equates to no medical treatment

In Goa, no identification proof equates to no medical treatment in hospitals, all thanks to the state's new policy. 

Oct 28, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Goa releases new Blue Whale advisory for schools

Goa releases new Blue Whale advisory for schools

Displaying a Blue Whale Challenge advisory on the notice board is now part of an official guideline for Goa schools.

Oct 25, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

IndiGo Goa-Mumbai flight take-off aborted after encountering dog hit, all safe

An IndiGo 6E-468 Goa to Mumbai flight had to be aborted on Monday.

Oct 24, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

No state role in FIR against poet Vishnu Wagh for 'Sudhir Sukta': Manohar Parrikar

Under attack for allegedly targeting the author of a poetry anthology, "Sudhir Sukta", which is critical of Goa`s elite Gaud Saraswat Brahmin caste, and scrapping the state award for which it was

Oct 20, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

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