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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
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
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
Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar said that those who consume drugs can dance till morning while admitting that there was a need to control rave parties in Goa.

Dec 19, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul Gandhi scored "zero in his opening innings" was how Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reacted to the comfortable lead of the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results on

Dec 18, 2017, 17:54 PM 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
Would bunk college, watch movies in cinema halls: Mehbooba Mufti

Would bunk college, watch movies in cinema halls: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she was nostalgic about the time when she would bunk college and watched films in Srinagar.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
No shortage of beef in Goa: BJP Minister Mauvin Godinho

No shortage of beef in Goa: BJP Minister Mauvin Godinho

There is no shortage of beef in Goa, Minister for Animal Husbandry Mauvin Godinho said on Friday. However, he admitted that the state`s only legal abattoir was not running to its full capacity.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:03 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
Modi's seaplane ride can lead to disqualification of BJP candidates: Congress leader

Modi's seaplane ride can lead to disqualification of BJP candidates: Congress leader

"Such rides are not exempted under the Representation of the People Act and has to be included as travel expense of a 'star campaigner'," Naik said.

Dec 12, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM 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
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
Showstopper of the Fest: BMW Motorrad Revs up the Throttle at India Bike Week 2017

Showstopper of the Fest: BMW Motorrad Revs up the Throttle at India Bike Week 2017

BMW Motorrad made a roaring debut at the fifth edition of India Bike Week in Goa. BMW Motorrad also elevated the excitement by launching two iconic motorcycles in India - the new BMW K 1600 B and

Nov 25, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Trying to come up with balanced decision, need time: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi on 'Padmavati'

Trying to come up with balanced decision, need time: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi on 'Padmavati'

'Padmavati' stars Deepika Padukone in the lead role along with Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh.

Nov 20, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday accused the Congress of proximity to the Adani Group and JSW Steel, both of whom operate coal handling berths at the state`s only major port in Vasco

Nov 15, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
When Manohar Parrikar was caught watching adult movie in a theatre

When Manohar Parrikar was caught watching adult movie in a theatre

The Goa CM shared this while interacting with school kids at a Children’s Day function in state capital Panaji.

Nov 15, 2017, 12:00 PM IST