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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
2 years more to deliver 'Achche din': Goa BJP Vice President Kunda Chodankar

2 years more to deliver 'Achche din': Goa BJP Vice President Kunda Chodankar

Congress party through decades of its rule had not been able to deliver much and that the BJP had been making tireless efforts to improve governance and improve infrastructure over the last three

Oct 13, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Goa to ban plastic from all government offices: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said he exhorted government officials to make Swachh Bharat a "personal agenda".

Oct 04, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Will ban retail sale of fishes by Lamanis in Goa: Vijai Sardesai

The Karnataka-origin Lamani community is into fish retail business and also in other coastal trades like selling tourist items etc, on the beach side.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Major fire engulfs Panaji bus stand

A major fire on Monday engulfed a bus stand here that also houses a transport department office, an official said. No fatalities were, however, reported.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Rape case: Goa court to frame charges against ex-Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal

Rape case: Goa court to frame charges against ex-Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal

A trial court here is set to frame on Thursday charges against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal who is accused of sexually assaulting his junior colleague.

Sep 28, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi on private visit to Goa

Sonia Gandhi arrived in Goa on a private visit on Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

Goa: 42 passengers rescued after ships dashed into casino vessel

"The cruise vessel developed a technical snag and got drifted in the water. It dashed against the casino vessel which was anchored," a police official said.

Sep 23, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Goa: ACB may summon Kavlekar for questioning in DA case

As per preliminary probe, the agency had valued the "disproportionate assets" at over Rs 4.78 crore excluding the "unexplained amount" of Rs 5.50 crore.

Sep 18, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Goa: No more drinking in public places, says Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

Goa: No more drinking in public places, says Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

The state has already banned drinking on beaches

Sep 18, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Parrikar wants plastic cups, plates shunned

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday urged Goans to shun plastic and disposable plates.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Goa: Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar booked by ACB in DA case

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday filed an FIR against Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar in disproportionate assets case.

Sep 16, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Goa minister claims threat to life from drug mafia

The Water Resources Minister recently told a local news channel that he was being constantly stalked by someone.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

The state has recently witnessed three different incidents of drowning involving four persons including two youth from a Ahmedabad based institute.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Goa government mulls banning swimming in sea after sunset

The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state's

Sep 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

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