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Stage set for MRF Rally de Goa
Panaji, Sep 20 : The FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship enters its crucial phase when the fifth round -- the MRF Rally de Goa -- will be run here Sunday with three crews tightly bunched at the top of the Overall standings.
Journalist assaulted by Goa cruise operator
Panaji, Sep 20 : A journalist Saturday complained to the police claiming he was assaulted and his camera smashed by a river cruise operator while filming a news story here.
Modi realised worth of Muslims after by-poll drubbing: Goa Congress
Panaji, Sep 19 : Has Prime Minister Narendra Modi realised the worth of Indian Muslims only after the bashing the BJP took in the recently concluded by-polls, Urfan Mulla, a Congress spokesperson and the head of the state Urdu Academy asked Friday.
Nigerian held in Goa with marijuana
Panaji, Sep 19 : A Nigerian national has been arrested for possessing marijuana worth Rs.55,000, a Goa Police spokesperson said Friday.
Goa to push for uniform fishing ban at maritime states meet
Panaji, Sep 19 : Goa will push for a uniform fishing ban of 75 days at next month's meeting of officials and ministers from coastal states in New Delhi.
India-China natural partners in cooperation: Chinese daily
Beijing, Sep 19 : India and China are "natural partners for cooperation" as the world's two largest developing countries share the common goal of upgrading their national economies, said a Chinese daily Friday as the leaders of the two countries signed agreements worth $20 billion in New Delhi and ...
'Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge'
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 19 : Indian hockey team striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi said the forward line has worked hard to iron out its flaws and be more clinical in front of goal, before facing Sri Lanka in the opening match of the 2014 Asian Games here Sunday.
Undelivered aid commitments hamper progress on MDGs: UN report
United Nations, Sep 19 : A UN report released here Thursday said that undelivered aid commitments by developed countries are holding back progress on the eight anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs).
Barca scrape to win over APOEL Nicosia in CL campaign opener
Johannesburg, Sep 18 : Barcelona started their Champions League campaign on a winning note, thanks to a goal from centre-back Gerard Pique, but they were far from convincing 1-0 victors at home against APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.
Chelsea held to 1-1 draw by Schalke in CL group-stage opener
London, Sep 18 : Chelsea were unable to win their Champions League group-stage opener against FC Schalke despite midfielder Cesc Fabregas scoring his first goal for Jose Mourinho's side.
Goa becomes permanent venue for IFFI
New Delhi, Sept. 18 : The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will henceforth be permanently held in Goa.
Will achieve infant mortality reduction goals soon: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 18 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday said the government is confident of reducing the newborn mortality rate to single-digit much before the 2030 target date.
FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico
Vasco (Goa), Sep 18 : FC Goa's newly-appointed marquee coach Zico Thursday oversaw his first training session at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here.
NCC in quarters of Subroto Cup
New Delhi, Sep 18 : K. Ansari netted nine goals Thursday as National Cadet Corps (NCC), Maharashtra became the first team to enter the quarterfinals with a 30-0 win over a clueless Sri Lanka's Defence Service College in the U-14 category of the 55th Subroto Cup Football Tournament here Thursday at ...
Goa donates Rs.5 crore for Kashmir relief fund
Panaji, Sep 18 : The Goa government will donate Rs.5 crore for relief work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.
China to be honoured guest at Delhi Book Fair
New Delhi, Sep 18 : Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday said China will participate in the Delhi Book Fair and the Goa Film Festival as an "honoured" guest.
Last-gasp goal help Bayern beat Man City
Paris, Sep 18 : Jerome Boateng's last-gasp goal helped Germany's Bayern Munich beat England's Manchester City 1-0 and Gerard Pique's goal from a Lionel Messi free-kick helped Spain's Barcelona edge Cyprus' APOEL by an identical margin in the UEFA Champions League football.
India, China need to align their development strategies: Xi
New Delhi, Sep 18 : India and China share the same development goals and need to take their strategic partnership to higher levels, visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Thursday.
Goa Archbishop lauds papacy's first stage approval of sainthood for ...
Panaji, Sep 17 : The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Wednesday expressed "joy" at Pope Francis's approval of the first step towards canonization of India's first Catholic saint Fr. Joseph Vaz, a priest of Goan origin.
IFFI moves to Goa permanently
Panaji, Sep 17 : The International Film Festival of India, the country's biggest government-hosted film event, has now permanently moved to Goa, union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Prakash Javadekar said Wednesday.
Former Germany goalkeeper Wiese to join WWE
London, Sep 17 : Tim Wiese, former goalkeeper of Germany, is preparing to enter the wrestling ring following a WWE offer.
Brazilian football legend Zico to coach Goa FC in ISL
Panaji, Sept. 17 : Brazil football legend Arthur Antunes Coimbra, famously known as Zico, has been appointed as the coach for Goa Football Club (FC) in the Indian Super League (ISL).
Goals galore in Subroto Cup football
New Delhi, Sep 17 : West Bengal's Krishnadevpur High School (KDP) thrashed Sri Lanka Defence School from Colombo 20-0 to log full points in a Pool A match of the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here Wednesday.
Sreejesh key pillar of our fort: Sunil
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 17 : India's hockey forward S.V. Sunil Wednesday heaped praise on vice captain P.R. Sreejesh for being the pillar of strength for the team and also credited the Kerala goalkeeper for helping him evolve as a player.
Borussia Dortmund cruise to 2-0 win over Arsenal
Berlin, Sep 17 : A first-half goal by Ciro Immobile and a second-half goal by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wrapped up Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 victory over hapless Arsenal in Group D of UEFA Champions League football.
NASA selects Boeing, SpaceX to ferry US astronauts to ISS
Washington, Sep 17 : With a goal to end the US' sole reliance on the Russian Space Shuttle in 2017, NASA selected two American firms to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
India made progress in fighting child deaths, malnutrition, but short ...
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Sep 17 : India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say.
New hockey format will be an advantage, says Sreejesh
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 16 : The new format of hockey will add a lot of zing to the sport as players will be able to re-energise themselves during the break between the quarters which will be an advantage for teams, including India, goalkeeper and vice-captain P.R. Sreejesh said Tuesday.
NTPC signs MoU with Andhra Government for 1000 MW solar power projects
Hyderabad, Sept. 16 : National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) here today for developing 1000 MW solar power project(s) in Andhra Pradesh. The MoU was signed by Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing ...
Zico to meet Goa CM soon: Dempo
Panaji, Sep 16 : Brazilian legend Zico will meet Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar later this week to discuss the possibility of his involvement in the 'Beautiful Game' in Goa and India, promoter of Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa Shrinivas Dempo said Tuesday.