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CBI books IIT-Goa Director in disproportionate assets case

The CBI has booked the Director of Indian Institute of Technology-Goa, B K Mishra, for allegedly amassing Rs 1.14 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income.

 

Helmets made mandatory for two-wheeler riders in Goa

 The Goa traffic police have made helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders and pillion riders in view of the increasing accidental deaths.

Goa IMA worried about increasing cases of assault on doctors

In the past, IMA had complained against a NRI woman who had assaulted a doctor in South Goa.

Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

The state agriculture minister said strong action will be taken against those who try to create communal disharmony in the state with their talks.

Tarun Tejpal case: Media barred from covering proceedings until completion of trial

The Goa's Mapusa Court on Friday restricted the media from reporting proceedings of rape case accused and former Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal under Indian Penal Code (IPC) 327(3).

Goa is India's most popular monsoon travel destination: Survey

Goa is India's most popular monsoon travel destination: Survey

The survey, conducted by online accommodation booking website Hotels.com, analysed data on hotel searches made by users. 

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dons role of a teacher during visit to DIET

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dons role of a teacher during visit to DIET

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday donned the role of a volunteer teacher at state run District Institute of Education and Training (DIET).

House lessons for Goa legislators in day-long workshop

Out of total 40 legislators in the Goa Assembly, 27 participated in the day-long session yesterday which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Navy begins search ops for crew of Mexican Navy ship

It has been reported that the woman cadet was not donning any life saving gear when she fell overboard at 2 PM yesterday.

Goa BJP MLA pledges to donate his organs

Goa BJP MLA Rajesh Patnekar has pledged to donate his organs along with 80 others as a part of a campaign launched by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Polling underway for panchayat elections in Goa

As many as 5,297 candidates are in fray for the elections and over 7.49 lakh people are eligible to cast their votes.

Goa MP writes to Sushma Swaraj to help Indians stranded in Africa

Lok Sabha member from South Goa Narendra Sawaikar has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help 14 Indians reportedly stranded on a Merchant Navy vessel at a port in Djibouti in Africa.

21 new railway stations to come up on Konkan route

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) is planning to develop 21 new stations on its route and double 147-km stretch of the track.

Fish, not beef is Goa's preferred cuisine: Minister

Fish and not beef is Goa's most preferred cuisine and therefore, the Centre's notification on cattle trade will have no impact on the coastal state's tourist inflow.

Class 2 Marathi books in Goa show incomplete National Anthem

The Marathi textbook for Class II issued by Goa's Education Department carries an incomplete version of the national anthem, though a top department official said that the error may have cropped up in just one-odd copy.

Marry your children into tribal families, BJP leaders told

Criticising the trend of BJP leaders taking a meal at the homes of tribal families, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik on Wednesday urged them to offer their sons and daughters in marriage to members of Dalit and tribal families.

Shantaram Naik asks Sushma Swaraj to protect interests of Indians in Qatar

Rajya Sabha member of parliament Shantaram Naik has asked Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to protect the interests of Indians in Qatar.

 

355 rescued bovines found shelter in Goa gaushala in last three years

To a query on increasing incidents of cow vigilantism in country, Parab said they feel that the best way to preserve cattle is not violence but to provide care and shelter to them.

Open defecation polluting Goa rivers: Report

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), in its annual report has held that high levels of fecal matter resulting from open defecation is one of the major causes of river pollution in the coastal state.

Goa: Congress dubs Subhash Bhamre's lunch with ST family as 'political drama'

Goa: Congress dubs Subhash Bhamre's lunch with ST family as 'political drama'

The Goa Congress has dubbed Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre's lunch with a scheduled tribe family at their house in Taleigao village in the state, as "political drama".