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Two youths die of suspected drug overdose in Goa
Panaji, April 21 : The death of two youths, allegedly of drug overdose, after birthday celebrations at a Goa village has generated a controversy here.
U19 I-League: Pune FC fight back from two goals down; defeat DSK ...
Pune, Apr 20 : Pune FC came from two goals down to beat DSK Shivajians 4-2 in a thrilling encounter at the DSK Football Field in Loni on Monday.
Goa BJP leaders meet ahead of state unit reshuffle
Panaji, April 20 : Ahead of an impending reshuffle of the BJP's state executive and a possible change of its state president, party joint general secretary V. Satish met legislators and the party's senior state-level functionaries here on Monday.
Goa child branded in anganwadi, probe ordered
Panaji, April 20 : The Goa government on Monday launched a probe after a three-year-old boy's cheek was branded with a red-hot iron ladle by an anganwadi worker because he was constantly crying and wanted to meet his mother.
Non-cognisable offence against 'missing' ex-Goa minister challenged
Panaji, April 20 : A decision by Goa Police to register a complaint for non- cognisable offence against "missing" and convicted former minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco was challenged before a trial court on Monday.
Anti-Hindu accusation false propaganda: Goa convent schools
Panaji, April 20 : Continuing to be accused of being against Indian and Hindu culture, 'Conference of Religious', a Church organisation which oversees the functioning of convent schools in Goa, on Monday claimed that "false propaganda" was being spread to mislead people.
Speculative housing, second homes squeezing affordable housing in Goa
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, April 20 : Affordable, need-based housing is fast shrinking in Goa even as the state is being positioned as a luxury destination for the rich and an "ideal" market for investment-oriented second homes.
Earth Day concert: UN chief says, make global goals a global reality
New York, Apr 20 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared 2015 a year for global action on climate, gender and development issues, warning revellers attending the 2015 edition of the Global Citizen Earth Day concert that there is "no Plan B because there is no Planet B."
Messi hits 400-goal milestone as Barca beat Valencia 2-0 in La Liga ...
London, Apr 19 : Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi reached his 400th goal milestone for the club as he helped his side claim a convincing 2-0 win over Valencia in their La Liga tie on Saturday night.
Real Madrid beat Malaga to keep the heat on Barca
Madrid, April 19 : Real Madrid kept up the chase behind FC Barcelona in the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title as goals from Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a hard-fought win against Malaga, a media report said on Sunday.
Sam Smith 'happier than ever' over weight loss
Los Angeles, April 19 : Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he is feeling "happier than ever" following his dramatic weight loss and is just four pounds away from his goal weight.
FC Barcelona beat Valencia to extend lead at top of La Liga table
Barcelona, Apr 18 : Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal and set up Luis Suarez for another to help his team win 2-0 against Valencia here at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
I-League: Ten-man Pune FC down Dempo SC 2-1; move up to third
Fatorda, Apr 18 : Ten-man Pune FC kept their composure and bounced back to winning ways with a hard fought 2-1 win over Dempo SC in an I-League Round-17 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Saturday.
Goa CM rejects BJP's demand to arrest Karnataka minister
Panaji, April 18 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday rejected his own BJP's demand to arrest of Karnataka minister R.V. Deshpande for making subtle threats against Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru in retaliation to the demolition of illegal shanties in southern Goa, some of ...
Royal Wahingdoh sink Mohun Bagan in I-League thriller
Guwahati, April 18 : A goal feast saw league leaders Mohun Bagan slump to their first loss of the 2015 I-League as host football club Royal Wahingdoh beat them 3-2 in a thrilling encounter at the Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
Frankfurt share spoils with Monchengladbach
Frankfurt, April 18 : German football clubs Frankfurt and Monchengladbach settled for a point each following a goalless draw in the curtain raiser of the 29th round of Bundesliga.
India's diplomacy gaining direction with BJP's 'five pillars
By Arul Louis, New York, April 18 : While India's diplomatic efforts are focused on furthering the national goal of eradicating poverty through economic development, they are gaining a clear direction with the "Five Pillars of Foreign Policy" enunciated by the Bharatiya Janata Party's National ...
I-L: Pune FC look to bounce back to winning ways; take on Dempo SC
Pune, Apr 17 : Pune FC will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when they take on Dempo SC in an I-League Round-17 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Saturday.
Kannadiga versus Goan row: Goa BJP responds to 'threat'
Panaji, April 17 : A day after a senior Karnataka minister issued a threat against several thousand Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru, the Goa BJP on Friday replied in equal measure, saying that Goa, too, hosted many Kannadigas who were working in the government and private sector.
Goa's 120 cured psychiatry patients have nowhere to go
Panaji, April 17 : Over 120 patients, despite having been cured by psychiatric treatment, are still languishing in Goa's only government-run psychiatry institute, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Friday.
Dynamo Kiev draw 1-1 with Fiorentina
Kiev, April 17 : Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev drew at home 1-1 against Italy's Fiorentina in the Europa League quarterfinal first leg, letting a one-goal lead slip away in the dying minutes of the game.
Would choose Messi over Ronaldo: Pele
Sao Paulo, April 17 : Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former's ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.
Pune FC take on Dempo in I-League (Preview)
Fatorda (Goa), April 17 : Pune FC will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when they take on Dempo SC in an I-League Round 17 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
Goa demolition of slum sparks row with Karnataka
Panaji, April 17 : The BJP in Goa on Friday demanded the arrest and externment of Karnataka's higher education minister for making inflammatory speeches over demolition of illegal shanties in Goa, some of them housing Kannadigas, and threatening several thousand Goan IT professionals living in ...
Goa CM ducks queries on 'missing' minister
Panaji, April 17 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday dodged queries about the inability of the authorities to locate former archives and archaeology minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco, even as the local police moved a trial court seeking that the minister be declared an absconder.
Land for failed projects hampering Goa's growth: Minister'
Panaji, April 17 : Vast tracts of land allotted for the failed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) projects is hampering Goa's industrial growth, state Industries Minister Mahadev Naik said on Friday.
Internacional sink Universidad de Chile in Copa Libertadores
Santiago (Chile), April 17 : Former Brazil international striker Nilmar scored two first-half goals as Internacional defeated Universidad de Chile 4-0 in their Copa Libertadores football tournament's group match.
'Queen' Bags yet another Award at Goafest 2015
Mumbai, Apr 17 : Goafest 2015 witnessed another successful edition of Creative Abby Awards where various categories were recognized for their extraordinary achievements in the past year.
Here's how brain processes athletic and monetary successes
Washington, Apr 16 : A new study has indicated that the brain works very similarly upon soccer goals and financial wins.
Defence ministry must maintain momentum
By Jaibans Singh, New Delhi, Apr.16 : The NDA Government received a decrepit Defense Ministry as a legacy from the UPA Government. By moving Manohar Parrikar from Goa to New Delhi as Union Defence Minsiter, Prime Minister Modi aptly demonstrated the seriousness with which he looked upon the problem ...