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World Cup cricket unites warring Goa leaders

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Sunday's World Cup cricket match against Pakistan has united all political parties in Goa with rival political leaders issuing a joint video message wishing good luck to Team India.

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Congress 'lauds' Goa CM for not falling to blackmail from cabinet colleagues

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

In a sarcastic tweet, Goa Congress spokesperson Trajano D'Mello on Sunday backed Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for not falling to "blackmail" from his cabinet colleagues over the allotment of portfolio

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Two youth arrested for raping woman in Panaji

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

The Panaji Police arrested two persons on Friday for allegedly raping a 40-year-old woman.

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Goa CM urges Mines Minister to restart mining in state

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

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday met Union Minister of State for Mines Prahlad Joshi and requested his intervention to restart mining in the coastal state, which was banned by the Supreme Co

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Shutting down casinos not practical, says Goa Minister

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

A month after Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar said that the party had urged the BJP-led state government to consider shutting down casinos, state Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday said th

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Goa doctors protest in solidarity with Kolkata medicos

Panaji |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

As part of a nationwide call, resident doctors at Goa's biggest government hospital on Friday staged a protest in solidarity against the brutal attack on a doctor at a major Kolkata hospital.

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Coast Guard saves Indian Army officer from drowning off Goa beach

Panaji |Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

A Pune-based Indian Army officer was rescued in a joint operation by lifeguards and the Indian Coast Guard at South Goa's Cabo de Rama fort, after the officer slipped on rocks and fell into the rough

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Politics divides, but cricket unites Goa rival netas at India-Pak WC match

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

If politics divides, cricket "especially an India versus Pakistan match" unites, said Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai, whose photographs at London's Heathrow airport with newly elected Congre

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Goa doctors protest in solidarity with Kolkata medicos (Lead)

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

As part of a nationwide call, resident doctors at Goa's biggest government hospital on Friday staged a protest in solidarity against the brutal attack on a doctor at a major Kolkata hospital.

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'Party capital' tag not helping Goa tourism: White Paper

Panaji |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Brand Goa needs reinvention and the tag 'party capital' is simply not a good enough calling card, says a white paper prepared by local tourism and travel industry stakeholders, which cites harassment

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Parrikar's legacy was marred by U-turns: Biographer

Panaji |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

Late Manohar Parrikar was a virtual 'university' of political nitty-gritty, whose initial successes as a Chief Minister were unfortunately washed away by subsequent u-turns and failure to keep populis

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Goa CM offers midnight meal to flyers in delayed AI flight

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

Stranded at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport late last night for several hours, protesting passengers of an Air India Bombay to Goa flight were offered a free meal from an airport restaurant at th

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