Goa

Goa top cop 'ashamed' at corruption in police force

Goa Police chief TN Mohan on Wednesday said he was "ashamed" at the "unacceptable levels of corruption" in the force.

Goa's massage parlours here to stay

Massage parlours can't be wished away in a tourist state, said Goa Police chief TN Mohan, who thinks "police raj checking everybody" would be counterproductive to an industry on which the state's economy is so dependent.

Govt to set up advanced training institutes

The Government plans to set up advanced training institutes under the Craft Instructor Training Scheme on pilot basis through PPP mode, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Remake not a bad word: Karan Johar
Remake not a bad word: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has often supported movies adapted from a book, a Bollywood classic or an international movie, says remakes shouldn't be looked down upon.

National daily withdraws invite to Tarun Tejpal to Litfest

A national daily has rescinded an invitation to former editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping a colleague, to its literature festival following opposition from the twitterati.

IMAC for coastal security a reply to 26/11 attack: Parrikar

Six years after the Mumbai terror attack, the state of the art Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) for coastal security was inaugurated here on Sunday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who described it as "bold initiative" and a reply to 26/11.

Attack on NE people out of information gap: Assamese filmmaker

Journalist-turned-filmmaker Utpal Borpujari feels violence against people of north east in some parts of the country is due to "information gap" and "misconceptions" even as he expressed the need to make conscious efforts to bridge this deficit.

BJP welcomes rearing of cow, calf at Goa Raj Bhavan

The BJP has welcomed Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's adoption of a cow and a calf, and rearing of animals on Raj Bhavan grounds.

Parrikar goofs up on Rajinikanth's name, apologises

 Newly-installed union Defence Minister -- and former Goa chief minister -- Manohar Parrikar Thursday almost incurred southern cinema czar Rajinikanth`s wrath when he missed out on mentioning the legendary actor`s name while formally acknowledging the presence of dignitaries present at the 45th IFFI inauguration ceremony here.

IFFI 2014: Rajinikanth conferred centenary award at film festival's inaugural day
IFFI 2014: Rajinikanth conferred centenary award at film festival's inaugural day

Superstar Rajinikanth has been chosen for the Centenary award - Indian Film Personality of the year for this year. 

Ban Ebola patients from entering Goa: Ex-CM

 Ebola patients should not be allowed to enter Goa and those who succumb to the disease should not be buried in the state, demanded Congressman and former Goa chief minister Ravi Naik.

Cow and calf new residents of Goa Raj Bhavan

Panaji: After building a cow shed in Raj Bhavan complex, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is all set to welcome the first cow and calf to the plush grounds of the estate located on the outskirts of the capital.

IFFI kickstarts in Goa; Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth come together
IFFI kickstarts in Goa; Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth come together

The IFFI fever has hit the party capital of India- Goa.  With the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) all set to kick start from November 20, 2014, the people in the state must be feeling all lucky and star-struck.

It's Goa time for Amitabh Bachchan
It's Goa time for Amitabh Bachchan

It's time for Amitabh Bachchan to say goodbye to Kolkata, where he was shooting for his upcoming film "Piku". The megastar is now headed to Goa to attend the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

Rajinikanth towers over Goa ahead of IFFI
Rajinikanth towers over Goa ahead of IFFI

Giant cut outs of megastar Rajinikanth in his superhero costume line the road alongside picturesque Mandovi river as Goa prepares to host annual International Film Festival of India on November 20.

Goa CM Parsekar allocates portfolios

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday allocated portfolios to his ministers.

Won't interfere in working of Goa CM Pareskar: Manohar Parrikar

 Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday that he would not interfere in working of the new Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and is open to guide him if he needs help.

Pacheco, Furtado sworn in Goa cabinet

Goa Vikas Party (GVP) legislator Francisco Miccky Pacheco and Independent legislator Avertano Furtado were on Saturday inducted in the Laxmikant Parsekar-led state cabinet.

CII wants Manohar Parrikar to acquire defence land in Goa

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Goa wants Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to look at acquiring land from defence and armed forces in the state, so that it can be used for "effective and progressive" use.

Have a query? Ask Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on AIR, Doordarshan today
Have a query? Ask Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on AIR, Doordarshan today

After the successful initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to connect with millions of Indians through All India Radio, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday go live on AIR as well as Doordarshan to answer queries from the audience.