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    No magic wand, Modi will take time: Parrikar
    Panaji, July 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no magic wand and it would take time for the government to revive an ailing system, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.

    Goa Congress MLA likens Modi to Indira Gandhi
    Panaji, July 24 : A Goa Congress legislator Thursday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to late prime minister Indira Gandhi.

    40 percent Goa college, school boys watch rape porn
    Panaji, July 24 : Forty percent of college and higher secondary school boys in Goa watch rape porn and statistically end up watching 86,000 rape videos per day, according to a survey.

    'Finding Fanny' was like holiday for me: Arjun Kapoor
    Mumbai, July 24 : Working on Homi Adajania's English language film "Finding Fanny", which was majorly shot in Goa, turned out to be like a holiday for him.

    Tottenham signs Vorm and Ben Davis from Swansea
    London, July 24 : Tottenham Hotspur has signed Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm and left-back Ben Davis from fellow English Premier League rivals Swansea, the club has confirmed.

    Goalpara police chief suspects ULFA hand in blast
    Goalpara (Assam), July 23 : Goalpara Superintendent of Police (SP) Nitul Gogoi said here on Wednesday that rebels affiliated to the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) could be responsible for the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in the district this morning in which one person was ...

    Bomb explosion in Assam kills one, injures four
    Goalpara (Assam), July 23 : A bomb explosion in Assam's Goalpara district claimed one life and injured three others on Wednesday.

    22 Russians booked for working as illegal guides
    Panaji, July 23 : Twenty seven foreigners, including 22 Russians, were booked in the past one-and-a-half-years for working illegally as guides in Goa's tourism-oriented coastal belt, according to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

    Alcometers outside Goa's bars, pubs soon: ManoharParrikar
    Panaji, July 23 : Stepping out of a bar, tavern or pub drunk and driving home could soon be an expensive proposition in Goa as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday promised the stationing of policemen with alcometers outside key alcohol vends.

    Exercise helps depressed quit smoking
    New York, July 23 : For depressed smokers, kicking the butt is difficult but with little exercise, this goal can be achieved to a certain extent, a study says.

    One killed, 3 injured in Assam blast
    Guwahati, July 23 : One person was killed and three others were injured Wednesday morning in a bomb blast, triggered by militants suspected to be from an ULFA faction opposed to peace talks, in Assam's Goalpara district.

    Shakhtar Donetsk win Ukraine's Super Cup
    Kiev, July 23 : Two second-half goals have gifted league champions Shakhtar Donetsk a 2-0 victory over cup winners Dynamo Kiev in the Ukrainian Super Cup at Lviv.

    Goa government faces flak over tourism junkets
    Panaji, July 23 : The Goa BJP government faced criticism from all sections after documents tabled in the state assembly here revealed Rs.13.24 crore were spent on tourism junkets in the state, since the party came to power in 2012.

    Anti-bikini minister wants Goans to wear dhotis
    Panaji, July 22 : Goa's PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who wants bikinis and mini-skirts banned in the state, now wants people to immediately start wearing traditional attire like the dhoti, because he says Indian culture is "the world's greatest culture".

    Goa CM assures crackdown on foreigners selling drugs
    Panaji, July 22 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday promised a crackdown on foreigners illegally staying or carrying out businesses, especially in narcotics, in the state.

    Goa legislator calls Parrikar 'parallel PM'
    Panaji, July 22 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tried to hold back his smile when a legislator called him a "parallel prime minister" in the Goa assembly Tuesday.

    MH17 crash: Putin promises peaceful solution in Ukraine
    Moscow, July 21 : Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday promised that his country would do everything possible to bring about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine but warned that nobody should use the Malaysian plane crash tragedy to pursue political goals.

    Goa selects consortium to draft tourism master plan
    Panaji, July 21 : A consortium of KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. and Tourism & Leisure Advisory Services Sl. (T&L) have been selected to prepare a 25-year tourism master plan for Goa, the state's tourism department said Monday.

    Congress uses Facebook to source questions for assembly
    Panaji, July 21 : Battered in the Lok Sabha polls and wracked by dissent, the Congress in Goa has taken to social media to source questions to be raised during Goa assembly session which begins Tuesday.

    Goa assembly goes virtually paperless
    Panaji, July 21 : The proceedings in the Goa assembly, which begins its monsoon session July 22, will be virtually paperless, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar said Monday.

    Brazilian soccer standings
    Rio de Janeiro, July 21 : Following are the standings of the Brazilian Serie A championship after the latest round of matches Saturday and Sunday (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.

    CWG-like scam in Lusofonia Games: Congress seeks CBI probe
    Panaji, July 20 : The Congress Sunday alleged a Delhi Commonwealth Games-style scam and demanded a CBI probe into corruption in the organisation of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games, also known as the Lusofonia Games, in Goa.

    CWG-like scam in Lusofonia Games: Congress to approach CBI
    Panaji, July 20 : The Congress Sunday alleged a Delhi Commonwealth Games-style scam and demanded a CBI probe into corruption in the organisation of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games, also known as the Lusofonia Games, in Goa.

    Indian goalkeepers keep faith in their defence line
    Glasgow, July 20 : Indian goalkeepers P.R. Sreejesh and Savita have full faith in the defence line of the respective men's and women's hockey teams here at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

    Chinese Super League soccer standings
    Beijing, July 20 : Following are the Chinese Super League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, goal difference and points), according to Xinhua.

    Meet the six-year old 'wonder kid' footballer who netted 120 goals in ...
    London, July 18 : A six-year old dynamic striker has used Albion stars as his inspiration to net in 120 goals in a season.

    Re-admit HIV positive children: Goa rights body
    Panaji, July 18 : Goa's child rights commission said here Friday that the 13 HIV positive should be re-admitted to the school they were transferred from after facing protests from the parents of other children.

    Sardar hopes for sterling show from goalkeeper Sreejesh
    Glasgow, July 18 : The Sardar Singh-led Indian hockey team for the Commonwealth Games is looking forward to seeing their vice-captain and goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh replicate his World Cup performance.

    Police complaint against Swamy for anti-Church comments
    Panaji, July 18 : A police complaint was filed Friday accusing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of "attempting to create and promote enmity against the Catholic Church" by posting on his Facebook page that the Church in Goa does not love HIV positive children.

    One fourth of Goa's coastline affected by erosion
    Panaji, July 18 : Nearly one-fourth of Goa's 105-km long coastline is affected by erosion, the Rajya Sabha has been told.

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