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BJP ally to contest Goa by-polls 'on its own'

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

A key ally of the BJP-led coalition government in Goa announced on Thursday that it will contest the coastal state's yet to be scheduled by-polls "on its own".

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Panaji one of India's safest cities in child safety on roads: Survey

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST

Goa's capital Panaji is one of the country's safest cities vis-a-vis child safety on roads, a survey conducted by Nissan-SLF has revealed.

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Goa minister gives ultimatum to government over Navy NOC

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

A Goa minister has given his own government a seven-day ultimatum to revoke an administrative circular, which makes it mandatory to obtain a 'no objection certificate' from the Indian Navy for any con

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Goa Congress gears up by for Assembly by-polls, Rahul visit

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:10 PM IST

The Congress in Goa on Tuesday resolved to finalize booth and ward level committees ahead of Assembly by-polls and the visit of party President Rahul Gandhi to the state expected later this month, a p

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Goa minister utters derogatory slur against migrant workers, clarifies

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST

In what could be regarded as a derogatory slur against non-Goans, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said Goans would be given first preference in an upcoming beach cleaning work contract a

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Some tourists think any girl on Goa beach is 'available': BJP MLA

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

Some Indian tourists who visit the Goa beaches think every girl on the beach is "available" and the influx of such tourists has led to a decline in the coastal state's tourism fortunes, Deputy Speaker

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Wish to work with Spielberg despite mockery: Sreesanth

Panaji |Monday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST

Former India cricketer and actor S. Sreesanth, who has featured in the recently released "Cabaret", on Monday brushed aside mockery about his stated ambition to work with acclaimed Hollywood director

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Pandya, Rahul erred but Team India need them for World Cup: Sreesanth

Panaji |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST

Banned Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth on Monday, chided young cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul for their misogynist comments on the 'Koffee with Karan' show, but also said that Team India need

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Traffic cops fined half of Goa's population in 2018

Panaji |Monday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Police in Goa have prosecuted around 7.74 lakh traffic violators in 2018, which amounts to more than half of the state's population of 1.5 million, according to statistics released by Director General

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Ex-Goa Ranji cricketer collapses on field, dies in hospital

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST

A 46-year-old former Goa Ranji cricketer Rajesh Ghodge collapsed on a cricket ground while playing a local tournament in Margao town in South Goa on Sunday afternoon and died soon at a local hospital,

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More audio clips of Goa Minister hinting at coup may be out soon: Congress

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST

There are more audio clips of Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane where he is critical of the BJP leadership and speaks of a possible coup against ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the Goa Congre

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Amit Shah assures of early resumption of mining in Goa

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

Members of the Goa Mining People's Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, on Sunday met BJP national President Amit Shah, to lo

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