After several hits and misses, the Goa government will launch its universal health insurance scheme, the first of its kind in the country in a few months, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.
A taste of 'Hindi Jazz' -- that's what it was when singer Neeti Mohan took to mike, and set the stage for an evening of songs, dance and merry with ‘Bombay Velvet’ stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.
On a hot and sultry day, the heat was perhaps the last thing on 18-year-old Vishnu Natarajan's mind when he jumped to his death from a building's third storey in Ponda town, 35 km from this Goa capital.
Police in the popular beach village of Anjuna have booked a well-known Goa-based yoga instructor for raping a foreigner, while his wife, also a yoga teacher, has been booked for threatening the victim.
Panaji; A journalists' organisation in Goa on Monday demanded a magisterial inquiry after three press photographers and seven policemen were injured in an assault allegedly led by organisers of an illegal bullfight.
Maritime exercises like Varuna-13 between Indian and French navies have helped both the countries to combat piracy on the high seas and conduct tricky evacuation exercises like Operation Raahat, off the Yemen coast, which rescued over 5,000 Indian and foreign nationals, top officials of both the navies said on Saturday.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said it was unfair to accuse Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of harbouring controversial politician Fransisco Miccky Pacheco, who is on the run to avoid arrest in an assault case, and claimed it was a move to defame him.
In a relief to over 40 villages of Goa, the state government-appointed committee has said only 50 villages fall under eco-sensitive areas (ESA) of the Western ghats and not 99 as stated by Dr K Kasturirangan Committee.
A Goa court has stayed a warrant issued by a lower court to search the official residence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi to trace convicted former state minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco as the state government held that execution of the order will be an embarrassment to the nation.