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Goa hikes VAT on petrol to 10 percent
Panaji, Dec 31 : The Goa government Wednesday hiked the value added tax (VAT) on petrol to ten percent, which would push petrol prices by Rs.5 and more. The hike will come into effect Jan 1.
Fed Cup : Pune FC up against Mohun Bagan in the second round
Vasco, Dec 31 : Pune FC will have a task at hand when they face Mohun Bagan AC in a second round Group-B encounter in the 2014-15 Federation Cup at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco, Goa on Thursday.
Goa festival death: Isha Mantry was drunk insists minister
Panaji, Dec 31 : Even as forensic experts are conducting a post-mortem on the body of 27-year-old Isha Mantry, who died under mysterious circumstances at a music festival Monday night, Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Wednesday repeatedly insisted that the Bollywood designer was "drunk" way ...
Pune FC up against Mohun Bagan in Federation Cup second round
Vasco (Goa), Dec 31 : Pune FC will take on Mohun Bagan in a second round Group B encounter in the 2014-15 Federation Cup at the Tilak Maidan here Thursday.
'Liverpool want Ochoa as No.1 goalkeeper'
London, Dec 31 : Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar believes his former club has identified Mexican stopper Guillermo Ochoa as a possible replacement for Simon Mignolet.
Vh1 Supersonic 2014 ends on adrenaline-pumping note
By Sugandha Rawal, Candolim (Goa), Dec 31 : Have you ever tried siting down at an Electronic Dance Music(EDM) festival and bouncing back with pulsating beats? Well the final day of the second edition of Vh1 Supersonic 2014 Tuesday was all about this, along with a mix of electronic beats.
Indians attend concerts for music, not for partying: British musician
By Sugandha Rawal, Candolim (Goa), Dec 31 : Indians are attracted to concerts because of their passion for music and not an excuse to party, says Jono Grant, a member of English dance music group Above & Beyond.
Russian arrested in Goa with drugs worth Rs.23 lakh
Panaji, Dec 31 : A Russian national has been arrested here with party drugs worth Rs. 23.20 lakh, police said Wednesday.
Cabaye fires PSG past Inter in football friendly
Rabat (Morocco), Dec 31 : French champions Paris Saint-Germain finished 2014 on a high as a second half goal from Yohan Cabaye handed them a narrow 1-0 victory over Italian Serie A side Inter Milan.
Mumbai FC beat Sporting Goa 1-0 in Federation Cup
Margao (Goa), Dec 30 : Mumbai FC beat Sporting Clube de Goa 1-0 to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Federation Cup semi-finals alive at the Jawarharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here Tuesday.
Injured Everton goalie Howard out for six weeks
London, Dec 30 : Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard will be sidelined for six weeks with a calf injury, manager Roberto Martinez said Tuesday.
Gold smuggler invested in properties in Goa: ED
Panaji, Dec 30 : The head of a gold smuggling syndicate operating between Goa-Bhatkal and the Middle East countries has invested heavily in properties in Goa, according to the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
When Above & Beyond spread melodious beats at Vh1 Supersonic 2014
By Sugandha Rawal, Candolim (Goa), Dec 30 : Music is known as a universal language and this message was reinforced on the third day of the ongoing edition of Vh1 Supersonic 2014. The event saw a heady mix of electronic dance music and melodious tracks by English dance music group Above & ...
Goa journalist accuses police of assault as he spoke Hindi
Panaji, Dec 30 : A journalist working for a local news channel has accused two Goa Police officers of assaulting him because he spoke in Hindi.
English Premier League standings
London, Dec 30 : Following are the English Premier League standings after the match Monday (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
Federation Cup: Dempo edge past East Bengal 1-0, Pune overcome Lajong ...
Vasco (Goa), Dec 29 : A header from midfielder Romeo Fernandez in the first half helped local giants Dempo go past a lacklustre East Bengal side 1-0 in a group A Federation Cup encounter at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda Monday.
All fine in Goa, says archbishop; ducks posers on 'ghar wapsi'
Panaji, Dec 29 : Goa archbishop Fr. Filipe Neri Ferrao Monday ducked questions about comments made by an RSS functionary on the possibility of 'ghar wapsi' of Goa Catholics, but said minorities in other parts of India were concerned about emerging signs of communal discord.
Pune FC beat Shillong Lajong 3-1 in Federation Cup
Vasco (Goa), Dec 29 : Pune FC showed character and belief to come from a goal down and clinch a 3-1 win over Shillong Lajong in their Federation Cup Group B opener at the Tilak Maidan here Monday.
All fine in Goa, minorities concerned elsewhere: Archbishop
Panaji, Dec 29 : Everything is fine in Goa but minorities elsewhere in India are anxious about "certain signs" which are causing "grave concern" to them, Archbishop Father Felipe Neri Ferrao said Monday.
Sreejesh hopes to live up to expectations in HIL 2015
Lucknow, Dec 29 : After being picked up by Uttar Pradesh Wizards for a whopping $69,000 (Rs. 43 lakhs) which made him the richest goalkeeper in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), P.R Sreejesh is aiming to live up to the expectations.
World don't know Indian music past Bollywood: Grammy-nominated ...
By Sugandha Rawal, Candolim (Goa) Dec 29 : Bollywood enjoys wide popularity across the globe be it for movies, action, drama or music and Grammy-nominated British DJ and producer Mark Knight feels that Indian music has become synonymous with Bollywood because of ignorance.
Beckford, Jones score but earn contrasting results
London, Dec 29 : Jamaican forward Jermaine Beckford's second goal in nine days was enough to earn Preston North End a share of the points against Crewe but in-form Trinidadian striker Kenwyne Jones's third goal in four games came too late to save Cardiff City from a hiding at the hands of Watford.
Bermudian striker seals Huddersfield victory
London, Dec 29 : Bermudian striker Nahki Wells netted his first goal in almost two months as Huddersfield hit back to end Bolton's eight-match unbeaten run with a 2-1 English Championship victory.
Scottish Professional Football League standings
London, Dec 29 : Following are the Scottish Premiership standings after Sunday's match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), reported Xinhua.
English Premier League standings
London, Dec 29 : Following are the English Premier League standings after the matches on Sunday (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, goals difference, points), reported Xinhua.
Loud music, louder spirits rock Vh1 Supersonic 2014
Candolim (Goa), Dec 29 : From international icons to national DJs, the message at the second day, Sunday, of the ongoing Vh1 Supersonic 2014 was clear -- as loud as it gets in terms of music and spirits is well.
Tim Howard claims Obama's phone call not as daunting as Ferguson's ...
London, Dec 28 : Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has insisted that he was never going to be fazed by a phone call from United States president Barack Obama because he had felt the full force of coaching icon and former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's infamous hairdryer treatment.
Federation Cup: Bengaluru, Royal Wahingdoh begin on winning note
Vasco/Margao (Goa), Dec 28 : Bengaluru FC pipped Salgaocar 3-2 while Royal Wahingdoh edged past Mumbai FC 2-1on the inaugural day of the Federation Cup football tournament Sunday.
Federation Cup: Bengaluru FC pip Salgaocar 3-2
Vasco (Goa), Dec 28 : Sunil Chhetri netted a brace as Bengaluru FC pipped Salgaocar 3-2 in the inaugural match of the Federation Cup football tournament here Sunday.
Pune FC to face Shillong Lajong in Federation Cup
Vasco (Goa), Dec 28 : Pune FC is all set to start their campaign in the Federation Cup on a positive note as they brace up against Shillong Lajong FC in a Group B encounter at the Tilak Maidan here Monday.