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Brazil's Serie A to wait on goalline technology
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 1 : Brazil's Serie A will not adopt goalline technology until all stadiums are fitted with the necessary equipment, a top official has said.
Kazakhstan lists four steps to serve as useful framework for new ...
Vienna (Austria), Sept. 30 : Participating in the Thirteenth Meeting of Foreign Ministers ahead of the Second UN Conference on LLDCs in Vienna, Kazakhstan has listed four steps that need to be used for establishing a framework of new goals and targets.
Goa to get hi-tech highway to make roads safer
Panaji, Sept. 30 : Goa will soon have a hi-tech four lane highway with two extra lanes of three metres each for two wheelers exclusively, in a bid to strengthen safety and make the roads environment friendly.
Man arrested in Goa for posing as cop
Panaji, Sep 30 : A 25-year-old man from Maharashtra was arrested for posing as a policeman and stealing Rs.3,000 from the complainant on the pretext of searching him in Mapusa, a town located 10 km north of Panaji.
Wannabe WAGs flood charity shop after Ben Foster donates expensive ...
London, Sep 30 : A tiny charity shop was reportedly flooded by scores of wannabe WAGs after England goalkeeper Ben Foster donated thousands of pounds worth of designer clothes.
Islamabad, Kabul endorse sustained engagement to achieve peace, ...
Karachi, Sep 30 : Islamabad and Kabul have reportedly agreed to the need for substantive and sustained engagement at various levels to achieve the common goals of "peace and stability, economic development, and regional cooperation" during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and ...
Basmati rice, mango creme brulee on White House dinner menu for PM ...
New York, Sept. 30 : The White House dinner menu for Prime Minister Narendra Modi included a scrumptious offering of saffron basmati rice, mango creme brulee, and goat cheese and baby bell peppers, even though the Prime Minister sipped only warm water as he was fasting.
Elephants in UP, now lions in Goa; Congress alleges scam
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Sep 30 : If elephant sculptures caused a furore in Uttar Pradesh, four statues depicting the mighty lion being erected at a public park in Goa have the makings of another roaring controversy.
Another ex-Arsenal player joins FC Goa
Panaji, Sep 29 : Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa Monday signed on its second Arsenal player and Brazilian international Andre Santos, according to an official statement issued here.
Goa tourism portal banks on Zico, IFFI to attract tourists to Goa
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Sep 29 : A newly-launched tourism portal in Goa is banking on Brazilian football legend Zico to bring home the bucks as well as fans from soccer-crazy Kolkata and other Indian metros, where the 'Beautiful Game' has a large following.
Why no 'captain' for Maharashtra polls, asks Goa BJP leader
Panaji, Sep 29 : Award winning poet and BJP legislator from Goa, Vishnu Wagh Monday used a social networking site to question his party's inability to name a "captain" to lead the charge for the Maharashtra assembly polls.
Congress again demands shutting down casinos on Gandhi Jayanti
Panaji, Sep 29 : The Congress Monday reiterated its demand for a symbolic closure of Goa's many casinos in deference to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, Oct 2.
Modric, Ronaldo score first-half goals to help Real beat Villarreal ...
London, Sep 28 : Croatian midfielder Luka Modric and Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored first-half goals to help Real Madrid continue their La Liga resurgence with a hard-fought victory over Villarreal.
Dzeko scores twice to help Man City beat Hull City 4-2 in PL clash
London, Sep 28 : Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko fired away two goals on either side of half time to help the defending champions overcome a resilient Hull City and beat them 4-2 in their Premier League clash.
Oxlade-Chamberlain helps Arsenal hold Tottenham to 1-1 draw in north ...
London, Sep 28 : Arsenal's winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain saved his side from a defeat in an entertaining north London derby at Emirates as he fired away a goal in the 74th minute to hold Tottenham Hotspur to a 1-1 draw.
Nigerian caught with Rs.4.6 lakh worth drugs
Panaji, Sep 28 : A Nigerian national was Sunday arrested for possessing ganja and amphetamine valued at Rs.4.6 lakh, Goa Police said here.
Experts seek UN help for prevention of heart diseases
Washington, Sep 28 : Eleven cardio-vascular organisations from the world have called on United Nations to include cardio-vascular diseases - that contribute to 30 percent of global deaths, more than all infectious and parasitic diseases combined - in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
BJP, Congress tussle over closing Goa casinos
Panaji, Sep 28 : Whether to shut down casinos in Goa on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, has become a point of tussle between the ruling BJP and the Congress in the state.
Messi joins 400 club as Neymar hits hat-trick
Madrid, Sep 28 : Lionel Messi scored his 400th professional goal and Neymar scored a hat-trick as FC Barcelona had an easy 6-0 win at home to Granada.
No development without peace, security: Bangladesh PM
New York, Sep 27 : Sustainable development cannot be achieved in the "absence of durable peace and security", said Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday as she underlined the importance of a "balanced, pragmatic and ambitious agenda" while the global body frames the development goals for ...
Mainz, Hoffenheim share points in German Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 27 : Mainz and Hoffenheim played out a goalless draw in the opener of the sixth round in the German Bundesliga.
Congress wants Goa casinos closed on Gandhi Jayanti
Panaji, Sep 27 : Casino operations should be stopped for a day on Gandhi Jayanti, just like liquor outlets are closed on the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation via government notified "dry days", the Goa Congress demanded Saturday.
Ex-Colombian forward Asprilla launches new range of 'funky-flavoured' ...
London, Sep 26 : Former Colombian forward Faustino Asprilla has reportedly used his flamboyant footballing skills to inspire a new range of funky-flavoured condoms as the Newcastle United legend revealed that he was releasing the new selection of 'Tino' in a new business venture 16 years after ...
Trouble in Middle East, floods in Kashmir may boost Goa Tourism: ...
Panaji, Sep 26 : Goa may see a "substantial" increase in inbound tourists this season because of the conflict in the Middle East, tension in Southeast Asia and floods in Kashmir, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.
Mulling direct flights to Sri Lanka: Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 26 : The Goa government is considering introduction of direct flights to and from Sri Lanka to facilitate travel for pilgrims from the island nation to the Exposition of Spanish saint Francis Xavier, a 40-day decennial event beginning Nov 22.
My 'garbage free' call in 2002, way before time: Parrikar
Panaji, Sep 26 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday said that his decision to choose Mahatma Gandhi's birthday to spread the cleanliness message in 2002, 12 years before Prime Minister Narendra Modi emulated him, was way before time so it was criticized.
Britney Spears loves being single
London, Sep 26 : Post her breakup with David Lucado, singer Britney Spears says she is enjoying being single and is now focusing on her new goals.
Goa Police in dock for neglect in serial rape
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Sep 26 : Months after being exposed for not registering an offence after a woman complained of sexual torture, Goa Police are now in the dock for turning away a woman after she complained that her husband raped her daughter, mother and sister earlier this month.
Assam floods: Death toll mounts to 36
Goalpara, Sept. 26 : The death toll due to floods in Assam has now gone up to 36 with the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday. The floods in Assam have affected close to 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered a majority of people homeless.
Subroto Cup: Namchi Hostel boys win
New Delhi, Sep 25 : Sikkim's Namchi Sports Hostel scored a solitary goal against Air Force School, New Delhi, in a Group E match in the Under-14 category of the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament here Thursday.