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Photos: INSV Tarini, with all-woman Navy crew, returns to Goa after circumnavigating globe

An all-woman crew commanding the INSV Tarini returned to Goa on May 21, 2018, after successfully circumnavigating the globe in a 55-foot sailboat in more than eight months, the first-ever Indian expedition steered by women sailors.

May 22, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini was led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi. It had Lt Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and Swati P, and Lieutenants Aishwarya Boddapati, S Vijaya Devi and Payal Gupta as other members. 

May 21, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Inspired by Karnataka, Opposition leaders meet Governors in Bihar, Goa and Manipur, stake claim to form government

Inspired by Karnataka, Opposition leaders meet Governors in Bihar, Goa and Manipur, stake claim to form government

 The opposition leaders in Goa, Bihar and Manipur on Friday met the Governor of their respective states and demanded a change of guard.

May 18, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Inspired by Karnataka, Congress leaders meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

Inspired by Karnataka, Congress leaders meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

13 Congress leaders, led by Goa in-charge Chella Kumar, met Governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government.

May 18, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Congress in Goa and Manipur, RJD in Bihar say they'll stake claim to form government

Congress in Goa and Manipur, RJD in Bihar say they'll stake claim to form government

The BJP, which emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats in Karnataka Assembly, was invited by Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday to form the government.

May 17, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar's nephew files complaint against 'attempts to defame CM'

Manohar Parrikar's nephew files complaint against 'attempts to defame CM'

Hrudaynath Shirodkar, one of the persons named in the complaint, told reporters that members of the Goa Suraksha Manch had assembled outside the venue to peacefully protest against Shah.

May 14, 2018, 00:20 AM IST
Centre to develop biggest airport, after Mumbai, in Goa's Mopa

Centre to develop biggest airport, after Mumbai, in Goa's Mopa

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu had last week announced that Goa will become a logistics hub of India after a second airport becomes functional in 2020 in the state. 

May 02, 2018, 22:59 PM IST
Sun, sand and sanitation: Goa celebrates beach hygiene campaign with music party

Sun, sand and sanitation: Goa celebrates beach hygiene campaign with music party

Goa is one of the most popular beach tourism destinations in the country, but has been plagued by the garbage menace, especially along coastal areas, which caters to tourism. 

Apr 16, 2018, 08:21 AM IST
Goa board faces flak for 'difficult' SSC science paper

Goa board faces flak for 'difficult' SSC science paper

Class 10 science question paper drafted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has invited the ire of students and teachers who termed it as "very difficult, twisted and strange". The Goa Headmasters' Association (GHA), the body representing heads of all the schools in the state, has written to the GBSHSE protesting against the complicated question paper.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
Santosh Tropjy: Punjab pip Karnataka, revive semi-final hopes

Santosh Tropjy: Punjab pip Karnataka, revive semi-final hopes

Punjab bounced back from behind to pip Karnataka 2-1 reviving their semi-final hopes, while Goa hammered Odisha 6-1 in the National Football Championship for the 72nd Santosh Trophy on Monday.

Mar 26, 2018, 19:33 PM IST
Goa a hot destination for Indians on Easter weekend

Goa a hot destination for Indians on Easter weekend

There has been an almost 200 per cent increase in travel searches for the upcoming Easter weekend compared to last year, with much of this trend driven by beach destination Goa, read a statement.

 

Mar 26, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
Goa CM responding well to treatment in US: Manohar Parrikar's secretary

Goa CM responding well to treatment in US: Manohar Parrikar's secretary

Last week, the Goa information and publicity department had claimed reports of the Chief Minister returning to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital as false and baseless. 

Mar 21, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
Santhosh Trophy: Mizoram upset Goa to top Group B, Punjab beat Odisha

Santhosh Trophy: Mizoram upset Goa to top Group B, Punjab beat Odisha

Mizoram produced a stunning upset to down six-time champions Goa 3-1, while an own goal by Odisha gave Punjab a lucky 2-1 win in the Group B opening fixtures of the 72nd Santosh Trophy on Tuesday.

Mar 20, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
CM Manohar Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Goa information department

CM Manohar Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Goa information department

Last week, Parrikar's personal secretary Rupesh Kumawat told mediapersons that Parrikar was flying to America as there was not much improvement in his health condition.

Mar 14, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
No question of appointing new CM: Goa BJP chief

No question of appointing new CM: Goa BJP chief

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa president Vinay Tendulkar on Sunday said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been recovering from pancreatitis, is expected to chair the cabinet meeting this Wednesday.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar back in Goa after treatment, presents state budget

Manohar Parrikar back in Goa after treatment, presents state budget

Parrikar was rushed to the Lilavati Hospital after he complained of food poisoning. 

Feb 22, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's kiss on the beach will give you couple goals! Pic proof

Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's kiss on the beach will give you couple goals! Pic proof

Karan's birthday is on February 23 and the couple has already headed to their favourite location—Goa.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Mumbai hospital denies rumours about Manohar Parrikar's health, says Goa CM responding well

Mumbai hospital denies rumours about Manohar Parrikar's health, says Goa CM responding well

Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital today issued a statement denying all rumours about Goa CM's health.

Feb 18, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
After social media uproar, Manohar Parrikar explains 'girls drinking beer' remark

After social media uproar, Manohar Parrikar explains 'girls drinking beer' remark

Parrikar said he had only referred to the "school and college students" and had "not asked anyone not to drink".

Feb 15, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Goa minister calls domestic tourists 'scum of the earth', Manohar Parrikar says 'point highlighted is right'

Goa minister calls domestic tourists 'scum of the earth', Manohar Parrikar says 'point highlighted is right'

Manohar Parrikar said the minister was referring to an incident of a tourist urinating from a bus window, the video of which had gone viral on the social media.

Feb 15, 2018, 12:25 PM IST