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One held guilty in 2008 Scarlett murder case (Lead)

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Partially overturning a 2016 trial court order, the Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday convicted Samson D'Souza and acquitted Placido Carvalho in connection with a case involving the sexual assault

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Goa CM says ICJ order on Kulbhushan Jadhav 'big win'

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday described the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict directing Pakistan to review its death penalty to Kulbhushan Jadhav as a "big win" for India.

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Karnataka diverting more Mhadei water than allotted, will move SC: Goa CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Accusing Karnataka of drawing more water than it was allotted by the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal in its award in 2018, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday told the state legislative assembly

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Russians top Goa's foreign tourist arrival charts

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

More Russian tourists visited Goa than from any other country in 2018, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar told the Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.

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Is Goa tourism plan a copy paste job, asks BJP MLA

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

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 questio

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Goa crisis: Congress may approach court after 'proper study'

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Wednesday said that the party may approach judiciary after "proper study" of the manner in which 10 MLAs defected from the party last week.

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TN man accused of raping British woman nabbed in Bengaluru

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST

A 30-year-old rape accused who escaped from judicial custody last month has been arrested in Bengaluru, Goa Police said on Tuesday.

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Let's clean Goa's rivers like PM cleaned Ganga: CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Goa's rivers must be cleaned with the same earnestess with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleaned the Ganga, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.

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No survey to ascertain job losses due to mining ban: Goa CM

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Though successive governments have claimed that thousands of people have been rendered unemployed due to the Supreme Court ordered ban on mining in Goa last year, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesd

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Indigo flight develops snag, returns to Goa airport

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

An Indigo flight to Ahmedabad from Goa had to return to the Dabolim international airport on Monday evening and make an emergency landing following snag in one of the engines, said an official.

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Goa's Mopa airport delayed by a year: CM

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The commissioning of the upcoming Mopa international airport will be delayed by a year on account of a Supreme Court order, which has impeded on-site work, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.

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Goa's hills, restaurant new drug abuse hubs: Lawmakers

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Goa's rolling hill slopes and restaurants are the new narcotics consumption hubs in Goa, Opposition and ruling party MLAs claimed on Tuesday during the ongoing monsoon session of the state Legislative

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