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Goa government to sell beef to meet red-meat shortage
Panaji, March 5 : In its bid to quell the beef shortage in Goa, the BJP-led government in the state may start selling beef on its own, an official said on Thursday, while blaming the mafia with links to meat traders for the shortage.
China targets marginally lower growth this year
Beijing, March 5 : China will target an economic growth of seven percent this year, marginally lower than last year's goal of seven-and-a-half percent, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in parliament on Thursday citing a government work report.
12 swine flu cases in Goa
Panaji, March 5 : At least 12 people have tested positive for swine flu in Goa so far, of whom one has died, health authorities said on Thursday.
Goa governor gives Swachh Bharat twist to Holi message
Panaji, March 5 : Enjoy Holi, offer gulal, but also clean your homes and surroundings during the festival, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha told the people on Thursday.
Trying to lose weight? Don't overestimate your efforts
New York, March 5 : If you are on a diet, just skipping dessert can seem like a huge accomplishment, making you think that you're well on your way to losing weight. However, new research says people tend to overestimate progress and underestimate setbacks when pursuing goals such as dieting or ...
Why we feel busier when close to reaching a goal
New York, March 5 : Do you feel irritable at being interrupted -- especially when you are close to finishing a task? A new study shows that people tolerate interruptions less the closer they are to completing a task or achieving a goal.
I-League: Mohun Bagan go on top of table again
Fatorda (Goa), March 4 : A point for Mohun Bagan saw them go ahead of Pune FC on goal difference to sit at the top perch of the I-League table as they earned a hard fought draw against Dempo at the Fatorda stadium here on Wednesday.
Sadio Mane's late winner ends Southampton's goal drought at home to ...
London, Mar 04 : Southampton jumped to the fifth place in the Premier League table after recording a win against Crystal Palace, thanks to Sadio Mane's late winner that ended Ronald Koeman's squad's goal drought at home.
Benteke's injury-time penalty strike lifts Villa out of PL relegation ...
London, Mar 04 : Tim Sherwood recorded his first win as Aston Villa manager, thanks to a deep injury time goal against West Bromwich Albion from the penalty spot by Christian Benteke that also lifted them out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Banned in Maharashtra, beef dries up in Goa too
Panaji, March 4 : Banned in neighbouring Maharashtra, beef is in short supply in Goa too with shops selling it closed for the third day on Wednesday.
Beauty of democracy is working together to solve issues: PM Modi
New Delhi, Mar. 3 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the 'beauty' of democracy is that despite belonging to different factions and ideologies, people can come together to work towards achieving common goals.
Goalkeeper Nidhinlal frustrates Bengaluru FC
Mumbai, Mar 3 : Goalkeeper Nidhinlal A.C. stole the thunder with some outstanding saves which helped Mumbai FC shared honours with Bengaluru FC in a 1-1 draw in an 8th round Hero I-League match, played at the floodlit Cooperage ground on Tuesday.
Students, staff with cough or cold to go on leave in Goa
Panaji, March 3 : As a precaution against swine flu, Goa's educational authorities have directed all schools to send students, teachers and other non-teaching staff on a week's leave if any symptoms of cold or cough were detected.
I-League: Salgaocar edge past Shillong Lajaong 2-1
Fatorda (Goa), March 3 : Ivorian midfielder Douhou Pierre's strike proved to be the winner as a 10-man Salgaocar FC edged past Shillong Lajong 2-1 in an I-League encounter at the Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday.
Goa ore exporters slam union budget
Panaji, March 3 : Goa's mining industry, non-operational for nearly two years now, has slammed the union budget for not having the "required policy direction" to restart the multi-billion dollar industry in the state.
'Go Goa Gone' heads to Japan on March 21
New Delhi, March 3 : Japan's growing "appetite" for Indian movies has prompted Eros International to release its zombie comedy "Go Goa Gone" in the country on March 21.
Spanish La Liga standings
Madrid, March 3 : Following are the standings of Spanish La Liga after Monday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), reported Xinhua.
Italian Serie A standings
Rome, March 3 : Following are the standings of Italian Serie A after Monday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), Xinhua reported.
By Mrinal Kanta Das, Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management : Two troopers of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) - Constable Gulab Yadav and Constable Narottam Das - were killed and another 12 were injured when Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres blew ...
I-League: Salgaocar to host Lajong (Preview)
Fatorda (Goa), March 2 : Salgaocar FC, which will host Shillong Lajong FC on Tuesday, are wary of the challenge the contingent from eastern Indian can throw at them here at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda in the ninth round of the I-League.
AAP to form shadow cabinet in BJP-led Goa
Panaji, March 2 : With the Congress proving unable to create enough space as opposition, the AAP has resolved to form a shadow cabinet to keep track of ministerial functioning in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) coalition government in Goa.
Parrikar being probed in cheating case: Goa Police to court
Panaji, March 2 : Goa Police has told a court that it was conducting a "preliminary inquiry" into a complaint by a lawyer activist against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, accusing him of allegedly causing loss of over Rs.5 crore to the exchequer when he was the chief minister.
Goa Tourism a major presence at Berlin expo
Panaji, March 2 : Goa will be present in a big way at the ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Borse) in Berlin March 4-8, the biggest travel tourism event in the world.
Arsenal clinch 2-0 win over Everton to reclaim third spot in PL table
London, Mar 02 : Arsenal climbed back to the third place in the Premier League table with a 2-0 win over Everton, thanks to Olivier Giroud's first-half goal to reward Arsene Wenger for supporting him.
Wolfsburg, Monchengladbach wrap victories in Bundesliga
Berlin, March 2 : VfL Wolfsburg came back thrice to beat SV Werder Bremen in a 5-3 goal festival while Borussia Monchengladbach cruised to a 2-0 victory over newly promoted SC Paderborn 07 to close the 23rd round of the Bundesliga.
German Bundesliga standings
Berlin, March 1 : Following are the German Bundesliga standings after Saturday evening's match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
It's a visionary budget: Goa CM
Panaji, Feb 28 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Saturday described the budget for 2015-16 as "visionary", especially lauding the move to extend the Visa on Arrival (voa) facility to 150 countries.
Van Gaal believes lack of 20-goal-a-season striker behind Man U's PL ...
London, Feb 28 : Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal believes that the club has not challenged for the Premier League title because they are short of a 20-goal-a-season striker.
Robben sparkles as Bayern Munich beat listless Cologne 4-1 in ...
London, Feb 28 : Arjen Robben displayed a stellar performance as he provided two assists and netted a goal to steer Bayern Munich to a 4-1 win over Cologne in their Bundesliga tie on Friday at Allianz Arena.
VHP criticised for Goa re-conversion plan
Panaji, Feb 28 : The VHP's decision to start a re-conversion drive for Christians in Goa has attracted widespread criticism, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar warning people not to make provocative remarks.