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Shiv Sena says will make non-BJP front pan India, hints new alliance in Goa

Shiv Sena says will make non-BJP front pan India, hints new alliance in Goa

After forming a government in Maharashtra in alliance with the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Shiv Sena is going after its former partner the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in

Nov 29, 2019, 12:41 PM IST
50th International film festival kickstarts in Goa, Superstar Rajinikanth titled as 'Icon of the year'

50th International film festival kickstarts in Goa, Superstar Rajinikanth titled as 'Icon of the year'

Bollywood superstars Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were honored at the event. Rajinikanth was felicitated with the Icon of the Year Award by Javadekar and Amitabh.

Nov 20, 2019, 20:33 PM IST
Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes due to engine fire in Goa, pilots eject safely

Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes due to engine fire in Goa, pilots eject safely

The aircraft is attached to INS Hansa located near Dabolin in Goa. 

Nov 16, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Goa DGP Pranab Nanda, a 1988 batch IPS officer, dies of cardiac arrest in Delhi

Goa DGP Pranab Nanda, a 1988 batch IPS officer, dies of cardiac arrest in Delhi

Goa DGP Pranab Nanda died of cardiac arrest in the wee hours of Saturday, Inspector General of Police Jaspal Singh said.

Nov 16, 2019, 09:35 AM IST
Goa to crackdown on beach boozing, following twin drownings

Goa to crackdown on beach boozing, following twin drownings

Speaking to reporters in Panaji on Tuesday, Sawant also said that additional police force had been pressed into beach safety duties to prevent any further drowning of tourists. "From now on, there

Nov 13, 2019, 07:23 AM IST
Goa dedicates annual science festival to ex-CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa dedicates annual science festival to ex-CM Manohar Parrikar

Addressing a press conference in Panaji, Sawant also said, that the theme for this year`s edition of the science festival would be 'climate'.  The science festival dedicated to the memory of former

Nov 12, 2019, 22:07 PM IST
Political parties, NGOs protest over Kalasa-Banduri water diversion project in Goa

Political parties, NGOs protest over Kalasa-Banduri water diversion project in Goa

The protest came ahead of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's meeting with Union Minister Prakash Javadekar as part of an all-party delegation. He is expected to urge the ministry to withdraw the decision

Nov 02, 2019, 07:57 AM IST
Goa issues red alert over heavy rains; all exams cancelled by state university

Goa issues red alert over heavy rains; all exams cancelled by state university

The Goa government on Friday issued a red alert as heavy rains and strong winds triggered by the formation of cyclone Kyarr in the Arabian Sea has caused water logging in various parts of the state

Oct 25, 2019, 14:37 PM IST
Indian Army personnel Bishworjit Singh Saikhom wins IRONMAN 70.3

Indian Army personnel Bishworjit Singh Saikhom wins IRONMAN 70.3

Bishworjit Singh Saikhom, a Pune based Havildar working with the Bombay Sappers, completed the IRONMAN 70.3 in 4 hours 42 minutes 44 seconds. The second position was secured by Nihal Baig, alumni of

Oct 20, 2019, 17:38 PM IST
IMD predicts light to moderate rains with thunder-showers in Goa

IMD predicts light to moderate rains with thunder-showers in Goa

IMD had said that isolated places over Konkan and Goa are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday. The weather forecast agency has further predicted heavy downpour at few places in central

Oct 19, 2019, 19:06 PM IST
Artist Shireen Mody, gardener found dead in Goa

Artist Shireen Mody, gardener found dead in Goa

Police said that 65-year-old Shireen Mody was allegedly murdered by her gardener Prafulla, who hails from Assam.

Oct 06, 2019, 22:07 PM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall for next 48 hours in Goa

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for next 48 hours in Goa

The weather forecasting agency has asked the fishermen not to venture in the high sea till September 25 as the sea conditions are likely to be very rough during the next 24 hours.

Sep 24, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
IMD predicts 'extremely' heavy rainfall in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa; red alert issued

IMD predicts 'extremely' heavy rainfall in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa; red alert issued

Heavy rains are also expected in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. 

Sep 19, 2019, 07:23 AM IST
Indian Navy trying to clear stray dogs off Goa airport runway

Indian Navy trying to clear stray dogs off Goa airport runway

On Sunday, stray dogs forced an Air Asia flight to Delhi to abort take-off after air traffic control personnel spotted stray dogs on the runway. The aircraft was allowed to take-off after technical

Sep 03, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Goa CM Pramod Sawant to talk to Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis over Tillari dam water release

Goa CM Pramod Sawant to talk to Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis over Tillari dam water release

On August 12, release of water from the dam over the Tillari river in Maharashtra caused a flood-like situation in two border villages in Goa -- Sal and Ibrahimpur. Though located in south

Aug 27, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
Stray dog menace disrupts Air India flight landing at Goa airport

Stray dog menace disrupts Air India flight landing at Goa airport

An Air India flight was forced to abort its landing at Goa's Dabolim Airport over stray dogs running amok on the runway in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

Aug 14, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
Goa police busts prostitution racket, two arrested

Goa police busts prostitution racket, two arrested

The Goa Police on Tuesday busted a prostitution racket and arrested two persons in connection with it.

Aug 14, 2019, 07:47 AM IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Goa, Gujarat for the next two days

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Goa, Gujarat for the next two days

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over north Goa and south Goa district of the state for the next two days.

Aug 02, 2019, 19:21 PM IST
Goa`s draft tourism policy and master plan a 'copy paste' job, alleges BJP MLA Glenn Ticlo

Goa`s draft tourism policy and master plan a 'copy paste' job, alleges BJP MLA Glenn Ticlo

BJP legislator Glenn Ticlo on Wednesday alleged that Goa`s draft tourism policy 2018 and master plan, which is being carried out by a leading global consultancy firm is a "copy paste" job, and

Jul 17, 2019, 14:27 PM IST
Goa Forward Party withdraws support to BJP-led government

Goa Forward Party withdraws support to BJP-led government

Goa Forward Party president and now former Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai wrote a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha on Sunday informing his party's decision. 

Jul 14, 2019, 17:55 PM IST