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Napoli conquer Benfica 2-1 to top Champions League group
Benfica, Dec 7 : Dries Mertens created a goal and scored the other as Italian football club Napoli conquered Portugal's Benfica 2-1 to win their Champions League group.

Goa observes day-long mourning for Jayalalithaa
Panaji, Dec 6 : Goa observed a day-long state mourning on Tuesday as a mark of respect to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, who died in Chennai late on Monday.

Goa BJP opposes Parrikar, CM on 'digital Goa' deadline
Panaji, Dec 6 : Opposing the December 30 deadline announced by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, the state BJP on Tuesday said to make Goa a cashless state in such a short span of time is not a practical proposition.

'Serendipity Arts Festival' opens in Goa on Dec 16
New Delhi, Dec 6 : Laced with theatrical performances, design interventions, restoration projects and public art initiatives, the 'Serendipity Arts Festival' is set to showcase an array of arts and cultures existing in India and the subcontinent.

Indo-British annual naval exercise begins
New Delhi, Dec 5 : India and Britain on Monday commenced their annual bilateral maritime exercise 'Konkan', which will be conducted in two phases in Mumbai and Goa, an official said.

TripAdvisor ranks Goa top destination for travel
New Delhi, Dec 5 : Goa emerged as the most popular travel destination in India, followed by Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Munnar, leading travel portal TripAdvisor said in a statement on Monday.

Goa launches free mobile calling, data service scheme for youth
Panaji, Dec 5 : The Goa government on Monday launched the Goa Yuva Sanchar Yojana which will enable the state's youth between 16-30 years of age to avail of a free SIM card, free calling and free data services with a usage limit.

Poll panel to introduce paper trail for Goa elections
Panaji, Dec 5 : Voters in Goa will now be able to visually verify their vote, thanks to Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) to be introduced in upcoming state legislative assembly elections, a senior poll official said on Monday.

Hamburg win, Frankfurt draw in Bundesliga
Hamburg, Dec 5 : Hamburg secured the first win of the season thanks to goals from Michael Gregoritsch and Matthias Ostrzolek, while Augsburg's Ji Dong-Won ensured a 1-1 draw against Frankfurt to close out the 13th round of Bundesliga football action.

Real Madrid, Barcelona play 1-1 draw in La Liga
Barcelona, Dec 4 : A late goal by defender Sergio Ramos helped table-toppers Real Madrid force a 1-1 draw to maintain their six-point lead over FC Barcelona in the La Liga football standings.

ISL 3: Mumbai City FC finish on top after goal-less draw against ...
Mumbai [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): Mumbai City FC ended their league engagements with a goalless draw against Delhi Dynamos to finish on top in the ongoing Indian Super League at Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday.

Real Madrid, Barcelona play 1-1 draw in La Liga
Barcelona, Dec 4 : A late goal by defender Sergio Ramos helped Real Madrid play to a 1-1 draw to maintain their six-point lead over FC Barcelona in the La Liga standings.

Atletico Madrid, Espanyol play goalless draw
Madrid, Dec 4 : A match that had seemed promising for Atletico Madrid ended in pure disappointment as they played out a goalless draw with an impenetrable Espanyol squad at the Vicente Calderon Stadium here.

Devotees in Goa attend feast of Saint Francis Xavier
Old Goa (Goa) [India], Dec.4 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees on Saturday attended the feast mass of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Goa state to commemorate his 466th death anniversary.

ISL: Delhi, Mumbai in goalless draw
Mumbai, Dec 3 : Mumbai City FC ended their league engagements with a goalless draw against Delhi Dynamos to be at the top of the Indian Super League (ISL) standings at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Saturday.

Home benefits if women given allowances: Parrikar
Panaji, Dec 3 : A home only benefits if women in a household are given money, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday, while explaining his decision to announce a monthly allowance scheme for women in Goa, when he was Chief Minister.

A rising star in the Poker Industry
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI-Businesswire India): A first-generation Poker entrepreneur, Amin Rozani's love affair with the game started in Goa, one of the three states in India where it has a legal status.

ISL 2016: FC Pune City hold Atletico de Kolkata to scoreless stalemate
Kolkata [India], Dec.3 (ANI): Atletico de Kolkata were held to a goalless draw against FC Pune City in their concluding group encounter of the ongoing third edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium here last evening.

Molina unfazed by goal-shy ATK show
Kolkata, Dec 2 : Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) head coach Jose Molina on Friday brushed aside talk of problems in front of goal ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final, after striker Juan Belencoso missed a hatful of chances against FC Pune City here in a goalless affair.

Goa minister's comments on women triggers controversy
Panaji, Dec 2 : Goa's Art and Culture minister Dayanand Mandrekar's statement on Wednesday, when he said that women are so immersed in TV serials, that they forget to make tea or enquire about their husbands, who return weary from work, has triggered controversy.

Goa snatch late win in 9-goal thriller vs Chennaiyin
Margao, Dec 1 : FC Goa scripted a pulsating 5-4 victory against Chennaiyin in their final Indian Super League (ISL) football clash here on Thursday.

Parrikar by-passing CM, alleges Goa languages front
Panaji, Dec 1 : A pro-regional languages outfit mentored by rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar on Thursday accused Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of attacking the federal structure of governance.

Wenger criticises players for conceding 'cheap goals'
London, Dec 1 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticised his players for lack of alacrity after they leaked two "cheap goals" in their first defeat since the opening weekend of the season in the League Cup quarter-finals against Southampton.

Liverpool manager Klopp in awe of teenager Ben's skills
London, Dec 1 : Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp on Thursday said it will be difficult calming expectations from teenager Ben Woodburn, who at 17, created a new record by becoming the youngest goalscorer in the history of the English football club.

Police, tourism sector in Goa to go cashless soon
Panaji, Dec 1 : A few days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announced making Goa the first cashless state, Goa Tourism and Goa Police introduced several initiatives to make their functioning cashless.

Debutant Alena helps Barca rescue 1-1 draw against Hercules in Copa ...
Alicante [Spain], Dec.1 (ANI):Debutant Carles Alena struck a superb second-half goal as Barcelona escaped an embarrassing defeat to settle with a 1-1 draw against Hercules in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last-32 tie here on Thursday.

ISL: Goa, Chennaiyin play for pride (Preview)
Margao, Nov 30 : Bottom-placed FC Goa and defending champions Chennaiyin FC, both with no chance of qualifying to the Indian Super League (ISL) football semi-finals, will play for pride in their final group stage match here on Thursday.

Opposition giving communal turn to IT notice to Church: BJP
Panaji, Nov 29 : The BJP on Tuesday accused the opposition and a section of the media of trying to create anxiety among Catholics by trying to politicise an Income Tax department notice to the Goa Archbishop.

Cashless Goa will mean more hardship: Congress
Panaji, Nov 29 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's plan to turn Goa into a model cashless state by the year-end will cause more hardships, state Congress President Luizinho Faleiro said on Tuesday.

India edge past Australia in first of two-match hockey rubber
Victoria, Nov 29 : A brace from striker Affan Yousuf and a goal from captain V.R. Raghunath helped India edge past Australia 3-2 to open their two-match hockey series here on Tuesday.

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