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Manohar Parrikar: BJP's poster boy in Goa returns as CM

For Manohar Parrikar, who proved himself to be BJP's best bet in Goa by sewing up a coalition and proving its majority on the floor of Assembly, it is a homecoming and another stint as chief minister of the coastal state.

Common crow, fruit bats, mice, rats vermin, not peacock: Goa govt

Downplaying the controversy surrounding proposal to classify peacock and state animal Wild Bison as 'vermin', Goa government has said in the Legislative Assembly that only common crow, fruit bats, mice and rats have been declared as nuisance animals.

Goa CM launches FPV built for Mauritius Coast Guard

In a new chapter in Indo-Mauritian Defence co-operation, Goa government launched a Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV), 'MCGS Victory', designed and built in-house by Goa Shipyard Limited for Mauritius Coast Guard.

Goa govt stalls release of Godse book on Gandhi death anniversary

Anup Sardesai, the writer of the book titled 'Nathuram Godse - The Story of an Assassin', said he would go ahead with its release at a different venue.

Amitabh's 'Anthony Gonsalves' inspires ailing artistes fund

Amitabh's 'Anthony Gonsalves' inspires ailing artistes fund

ESG, a Goa government agency, is a co-host of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

SC notice to Goa on plea challenging renewal of mining leases

Renewal of 89 mining leases by Goa government has come under scanner.

Stop illegal sand mining, NGT tells Goa government

 Continuous illegal sand mining in defiance of its orders and the authorities' inaction have prompted the National Green Tribunal to direct the Goa government to use armed police, if required, to stop the menace.

Vedanta to restart iron ore mining operations in Goa

Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta on Monday said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mine at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.

Goa defers iron ore e-auctioning after slump in international prices

The Goa government has put on hold the fifth e-auctioning of iron ore, which was scheduled to be held this week, owing to falling prices in international markets.

SC mulls appointing panels to look into iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it may consider constituting one or two panels for looking into various aspects of iron ore mining in Goa including fixation of annual cap over the volume of extractions with an aim to preserve the mineral for future generations.

Goa loses Rs 800 crore in revenue due to mining closure

The Goa government has taken a hit of Rs 800 crore so far this fiscal to its treasury due to the closure of mining activity in the state, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Sesa Goa closes mining operations in Goa; scrip tumbles 6%

With the Goa government putting a blanket ban on mining, Vedanta group firm Sesa Goa on Tuesday said it has stopped extraction of iron ore from all its mines in the state, leading to 6 percent fall in its stock price.

Suspension of mining operations won't affect trade of extracted ore

The Goa government, which had suspended licenses of all the 90 mining leases pending verification of documents, has allowed transportation and trade of ore already mined and existing either in lease hold area, in transit or stored at jetties.

GAIL pipeline project in Goa faces obstacle

Goa Government's ambitious plan to generate electricity using gas from Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) has hit a roadblock.