Goa

Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

The Opinion Poll of 1967, a historic referendum in Goa, helped the former Portuguese colony retain its own unique identity.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

Manohar Parrikar said the state government does not have any problem in screening the film in Goa.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Air India flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai

Air India flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai

An Air India flight from Goa on Sunday made an emergency landing here due to hydraulic failure.

Jan 07, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa is staring at a beef shortage with traders suspending import of the meat from neighbouring Karnataka alleging harassment by cow vigilantes.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:42 PM IST
Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus account for nearly 66 per cent of the state population, while Roman Catholics come next with a population of more than 25 per cent.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government is working on an effective legislation to put curbs on binge drinking and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Jan 03, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Navy’s MiG-29K aircraft veers off runway at Goa airport

Navy’s MiG-29K aircraft veers off runway at Goa airport

A MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy on Wednesday veered off the runway while taking off at Goa airport.

Jan 03, 2018, 13:10 PM IST
The other Tendulkar in Rajya Sabha: A low profile parliamentarian from Goa

The other Tendulkar in Rajya Sabha: A low profile parliamentarian from Goa

One a sporting icon with demi-god status who is rarely away from the headlines and the other a relatively low profile parliamentarian, the two Tendulkars in the Upper House of Parliament are a study in contrasts.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

This is Rahul's first vacation after he took over as Congress President on December 16.

Dec 31, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Here's how Kareena Kapoor Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and other B-Towners will celebrate their New Year

Here's how Kareena Kapoor Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and other B-Towners will celebrate their New Year

Akshay Kumar with wife Twinkle and their kids are in Cape Town in South Africa, while Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are vacationing with their son Taimur Ali Khan in Europe and Sonam Kapoor is off to London.

Dec 31, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Atmaram Nadkarni has said that giving water to Karnataka for its drinking needs was never an issue, but the proposed construction of dams by the latter to divert water was the bone of contention.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Bandh in North Karnataka on Wednesday over Mahadayi river water issue

Bandh in North Karnataka on Wednesday over Mahadayi river water issue

A bandh in North Karnataka on Wednesday has been called over Mahadayi river water issue.

Dec 27, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Boys from Delhi went to Goa for paid sex. Furnish Aadhaar first, said pimp

Boys from Delhi went to Goa for paid sex. Furnish Aadhaar first, said pimp

The concept of paid sex is no more a discreet and private affair, with business being conducted behind the closed doors. Especially in Goa.

Dec 17, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar turns 62, PM Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings

Manohar Parrikar turns 62, PM Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings

Manohar Parrikar had resigned as the defence minister in March this year to be sworn-in as the chief minister of Goa.

Dec 13, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Indians love Goa, Italy for gastronomic holidays: Survey

Indians love Goa, Italy for gastronomic holidays: Survey

The finding is part of travel site TripAdvisor's second edition of its annual 2017 India Gastronomy Survey.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Too loud: Loudspeakers banned at Muslim burial ground in Goa's Panaji

Too loud: Loudspeakers banned at Muslim burial ground in Goa's Panaji

The Panaji civic body has banned the use of loudspeakers at the Muslim burial grounds in the city.

Dec 01, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
American arrested in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 10 crore

American arrested in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 10 crore

In 2017, the Delhi NCB has seized 26.34 kg of cocaine and arrested at least 20 foreigners.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Goa government gives nod for seventh pay commission for autonomous bodies, PSEs

Goa government gives nod for seventh pay commission for autonomous bodies, PSEs

A circular said the new pay scale would be implemented on "case-to-case" basis, "subject to a few conditions".

Nov 28, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
Goa's inland routes to get solar-powered boats by June 2018

Goa's inland routes to get solar-powered boats by June 2018

The proposal for the new ferry boats will be ready in the next six months and constructing them would take another six months, River Navigation Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
IFFI: No clarity over screening frustrates 'S Durga' crew

IFFI: No clarity over screening frustrates 'S Durga' crew

 There was nothing in the film which would hurt religious sentiments, says Rajshri Deshpande, the lead actress of the film.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:54 PM IST