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Cricketer Shadab Jakati joins political party in Goa
Panaji, July 23 : Left-arm spinner Shadab Jakati, who is one of the two cricketers from Goa to have played in the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Saturday joined a regional political outfit in the poll-bound state.

Poverty-stricken woman sells off goats to construct toilet
Patna, July 23 : In a rare move, a poverty-stricken woman chose to sell her four goats for financing the construction of a toilet at her house in a village in Bihar's Rohtas district over the treatment for her paralysed husband as she considers it a shame for a woman to defecate in the open.

FC Goa's twists make heads turn, stomachs churn
Panaji, July 23 : The exit of Goan businessmen Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar as co-owners of FC Goa and the possibility of casino honcho Jaydev Mody's Deltin Group stepping into their shoes, has evoked mixed reactions among fans of the 'beautiful game' in the football-crazy state.

Angry Independents to corner Goa government with 800 queries
Panaji, July 22 : Goa's Independent opposition legislators on Friday said they would confront the BJP-led coalition government with over 800 questions over beach cleaning scams, land conversion, new casinos and failed promises, during the assembly's monsoon session opening on July 25.

IFFI invites uncensored films for Indian Panorama 2016
New Delhi, July 22 : The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa has called for entries for the Indian Panorama with an emphasis on uncensored films for the first time.

ISL reduces penalty on FC Goa
Mumbai, July 22 : The Indian Super League's (ISL) appeals panel on Friday removed the ban on FC Goa co-founders and co-owners Shrinivas V.A Dempo and Dattaraj V. Salgaocar and also revoked a 15-point sanction, thus allowing the club to start their 2016 ISL campaign on par with the other teams in ...

Force Gurkha Rainforest motor race starts off in Goa
Panaji, July 22 : A total of 30 teams from across India are expected to participate in the third season of the Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge, one of the top 10 toughest motor races globally, organisers said on Friday.

Adda52.com launches online satellites for Deltin Poker tournament
Kolkata, July 22 (ANI-Businesswire India): Adda52.com, India's largest poker site has once again joined hands with Deltin Royale, the biggest floating casino in Goa to organize the "Deltin Poker Tournament Presented by Adda52.com".

Iniesta dreams of retiring at Barcelona
Barcelona, July 22 : Barcelona midfield maestro Andres Iniesta has said his goal, as well as his personal dream, is to retire at the Catalan football club.

Ban welcomes new agreement with Inter Parliamentary Union; reiterates ...
New York, July 22 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday signed a new partnership agreement with the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) that will further strengthen the collaboration between the two organizations in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...

Partnerships and coherence vital to development cooperation, UN ...
New York, July 22 : The United Nations deputy chief on Thursday stressed the importance of partnerships and coherent policy and action in tackling global challenges, including inequalities, conflicts, terrorism and climate change, and achieving the new international development goals.

Malaga keeper Ochoa prepares for move to Granada
Malaga (Spain) July 21 : Malaga Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who has been with the club for the past two seasons, is close to moving to Granada next football season.

Brignoli joins La Liga newcomers Leganes on loan from Juventus
Madrid, July 21 : Spanish La Liga newcomers Leganes made official the incorporation of Italian goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli, who arrived on loan for one season from Juventus, while the Spanish football club has a purchase option at the end of the season.

Goa cops object to back-to-back EDM fests, organisers adamant
Panaji (Goa), July 21 (ANI): The Goa Police has objected to two Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals scheduled to be held in North Goa in quick succession during the Christmas-New Year rush.

72 foreigners deported in five years for crimes: Goa Police
Panaji, July 20 : Only 72 of the 583 foreign nationals allegedly involved in crimes in Goa in the last five years have been deported, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Goa cops against back-to-back EDM fests, organisers adamant
Panaji (Goa), July 20 : The Goa Police on Wednesday objected to two Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals scheduled to be held in North Goa in quick succession during the Christmas-New Year rush.

Juventus striker Dybala hopes to net 20 goals next season
Rome, July 20 : Juventus Argentine striker Paulo Dybala, who joined the rest of the squad at the training camp in Australia in preparation for the new football season, said on Wednesday he hopes to score 20 goals after the 19 goals he scored in the previous year.

Axe attack of individual nature, says German Interior Minister
Berlin, July 20 : The axe attack on a German train was carried out by an individual who "felt goaded" by the propaganda of the Islamic State militant group (IS), said German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Wednesday.

Government to boost Housing Finance sector to meet 'Housing for All ...
New Delhi, Jul 20 : The government is making all efforts to boost the Housing Finance Sector to ensure that the goal of Affordable Housing for all by 2022 said Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday.

Tourism now a year-long affair, need to be alert: Goa CM
Panaji, July 20 : With tourism in Goa now a 365-day phenomenon, adequate security measures need to be taken and people need to be alert, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

There's no 'Udta Goa', Goa MP cautions film makers
New Delhi, July 20 : Exaggerated depiction of Goa in movies as a hub for drug addiction could end up projecting the coastal state as 'Udta Goa', Congress MP Shantaram Naik told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Confident grappler Vinesh Phogat eyes gold at Rio
New Delhi, July 20 : Reigning Commonwealth Games champion grappler Vinesh Phogat has set her goal high -- nothing less than a gold at the upcoming Rio Olympics will quench her thirst.

Government to boost Housing Finance sector to meet 'Housing for All ...
New Delhi, Jul 20 : The government is making all efforts to boost the Housing Finance Sector to ensure that the goal of Affordable Housing for all by 2022 said Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday.

'No to two EDM events during Christmas week'
Panaji, July 20 : The Goa Police is set to object two electronic dance music (EDM) festivals from being held in the state during the Christmas-New Year week, a senior officer said on Wednesday.

UN chief launches first report to track Sustainable Development Goals
New York, July 20 : Launching the first-ever Sustainable Development Goals report on the new global development agenda adopted last year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday said that the 15-year undertaking is "off to a good start" but will require all parts of the UN family and its partners ...

Mining sector can help achieve sustainable development goals: Report
New York, USA, July 19 : Large-scale mining has the potential to play a critical role in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in resource-rich countries, according to a new report published today on the occasion of the UN High-Level Political Forum in New York.

Goa CM writes to PM Modi on interstate river water Mahadayi dispute
Panaji, July 19 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the permission granted to Advocate General Atmaram Nadkarni to represent the state is in larger public and national interest and the outbursts of the disgraced and disgruntled ...

Karnataka destroying Western Ghats, Goa CM writes to Modi
Panaji, July 19 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to look into what he said was "massive destruction" of the Western Ghats by neighbouring Karnataka, especially in and around the Mhadei river basin.

FC Goa retain Spanish midfielder Jofre Gonsales for ISL 3
Panaji, July 19 : FC Goa on Tuesday confirmed the signing of Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu Gonsales for the third season of the Indian Super League.

New Report: Mining sector can help achieve sustainable development ...
New York, USA, July 19 : Large-scale mining has the potential to play a critical role in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in resource-rich countries, according to a new report published today on the occasion of the UN High-Level Political Forum in New York.

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