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Minerva FC, Bardez Goa submit bids for direct entry into I-League
Kolkata, Oct 26 : Chandigarh-based football outfit Minerva Academy FC and FC Bardez Goa have submitted bid documents to be part of the 2016-17 I-League, its CEO Sunando Dhar confirmed on Wednesday.

Oxlade-Chamberlain's brace guides Arsenal to League Cup quarters
London [England], Oct.26 : Two goals from midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain saw Arsenal outplay Reading 2-0 to book their place in the quarterfinals of the League Cup at the Emirates Stadium here on Wednesday.

Pakistan artistes may not attend Goa arts festival
Panaji, Oct 26 : Young Pakistani artistes may not be able to attend the Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa due to the ongoing hostilities between India and its neighbour, an organiser said.

Real Madrid rest Benzema, Bale, Ronaldo for Copa del Rey game
Madrid, Oct 25 : Real Madrid's attacking trio of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, popularly known as BBC, will not play in the Copa del Rey match facing Real Madrid with Cultural Leonesa on Wednesday. Goalkeeper Keylor Navas and defender Marcelo are also out of the call.

Lehmann to have 'private chat' with Khawaja on 'scapegoat' rant
Melbourne [Australia], Oct.25 : Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has said that he will have a private conversation with Usman Khawaja after the batsman publicly criticised the national selectors for dropping him during the recent Sri Lankan tour.

ISL: Forlan sends Mumbai City FC to top
Kolkata, Oct 25 : Mumbai City FC notched up their third win of the season, courtesy a second-half goal from marquee player Diego Forlan, as hosts Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) suffered the first defeat of their Indian Super League (ISL) football campaign here on Tuesday.

Goa festival to discuss ban on Pakistani artistes
Panaji, Oct 25 : An upcoming arts and writers festival in Goa will discuss the issue involving the raucous demand for a ban on Pakistani artistes in India, an organiser of the festival said on Tuesday.

Kerala come from behind to beat Goa 2-1 in ISL
Margao, Oct 24 : Kerala Blasters FC came from behind to beat FC Goa 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Monday.

Finance, technology hamper implementation of SDGs: LS Speaker
New Delhi/Geneva, Oct 24 : The major challenges in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are finance and technology, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Monday.

Forlan doing an ideal marquee's job: Mumbai City coach Guimaraes
Kolkata Oct 24 : Mumbai City FC head coach Alexandre Guimaraes said on Monday marquee footballer Diego Forlan is doing what is expected of him though he hasn't played three matches before featuring in the side's defeat to FC Goa in their last game.

Madrid top of La Liga table post narrow win over Athletic Bilbao
Madrid [Spain], Oct.24 (ANI): Substitute Alvaro Morata netted a late goal as Real Madrid earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao in their La Liga clash at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here on Monday.

Teach boys how to behave with girls: Goa Governor
Panaji, Oct 23 : There is a need to inculcate good values in boys, so that they know how to behave with girls, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said on Sunday.

ISL among biggest challenges in world football: Kerala manager ...
Fatorda (Goa), Oct 23 : Kerala Blasters manager Steve Coppell feels managing a team in the Indian Super League (ISL) and taking them to the top is one of the biggest challenges for any manager in the world.

Rafale equipment provider asked to set up manufacturing facility in ...
Sattari (Goa) [India], Oct. 23 : France-based Safran group, which provides supplies to Rafale fighter jet manufacturers, has been asked to set up a facility which manufactures a small component of the company's import requirement from Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.

Goa, Kerala seek win in ISL (Preview)
Margao, Oct 23 : FC Goa and Kerala Blasters will look to build on their recent positive results when they square-off in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here on Monday.

MCMV manufacture to begin in Goa next year: Parrikar
Panaji, Oct 23 : The manufacture of mines counter measure vessels at the Defence Ministry operated Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) will begin by next year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.

Goa beaches good incentive for French defence technicians: Parrikar
Panaji, Oct 23 : Making a pitch for a French defence manufacturing company to set up and expand operations in Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said the state's beaches would be a good incentive for French technicians.

Rafale equipment provider to set up facility in Goa
Panaji, Oct 23 : The France-based Safran group, which provides supplies to Rafale fighter jet manufacturers, has been asked to set up a facility in Goa to produce small components of the company's import requirement, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.

Prima facie case against IGP: Goa CM
Panaji, Oct 22 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that there was a prima facie case against former Goa IGP Sunil Garg, who is facing graft accusations and currently being probed by the state Lokayukta.

Goa CM takes dig at Sena chief
Panaji, Oct 22 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday took a dig at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, saying those who demand security should not speak in aggressive tones.

Goa gets green light to host FIFA U-17 World Cup match
Fatorda (Goa), Oct 22 : The Local Organising Committee (LOC) along with a 13-member FIFA delegation on Saturday carried out an inspection to ascertain Goa's readiness to host matches and training sessions at the football U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India in 2017.

Austria goalkeeper Almer to be out for 6 months
Vienna, Oct 22 : Austrian football team's goalkeeper Robert Almer will have to be out for at least six months due to injury he suffered during the Europa League match that his club Austria Vienna played against AS Roma.

ISL: FC Goa beat Mumbai City FC 1-0
Mumbai, Oct 21 : FC Goa defeated Mumbai City FC 1-0 in the 19th match of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.

'Cinema halls not ideal for playing national anthem'
Panaji, Oct 21 : The atmosphere in cinema halls, where sometimes patrons are under the influence of alcohol, is not ideal for playing the national anthem, says Salil Chaturvedi, a paraplegic, who was assaulted in a Goa movie hall recently for not standing at attention when the national anthem was ...

Award-winning Swachh Bharat short films to be screened at IFFI
Panaji, Oct 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship Swachh Bharat campaign will now feature in the upcoming 47th edition of the IFFI in Goa, with 20 award-winning short films on the nationwide cleanliness campaign scheduled to be screened during the festival, authorities said on Friday.

Exercise to assess effectiveness of Goa fishing community
Panaji, Oct 21 : A two-day multi-agency coastal security drill "Sagar Kavach" will be conducted in Goa from October 25 to test the effectiveness of the coastal fishing community, an official said on Friday.

Fraud accused Nigerians now booked for invalid passports
Panaji, Oct 21 : Two Nigerian nationals arrested in Delhi by the Goa Police earlier this month for cheating via social media, have now also been booked for possessing invalid visas and passports, a police spokesperson said on Friday.

Theatre not a place to show love for country, says assaulted writer ...
Panaji (Goa) [India], Oct. 21 : Extremely upset after being assaulted in a movie hall for not standing up when the national anthem was played, writer Salil Chaturvedi on Friday said theatre is not a place to show love for the country, adding the people must be allowed to express their love for ...

Rajnath to chair 22nd Meeting of Western Zonal Council in Mumbai today
Mumbai [India], Oct. 21 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 22nd Meeting of the Western Zonal Council in Mumbai today, where the Chief Ministers of Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra besides the Administrators of the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli are ...

Five naval personnel arrested for assault
Panaji, Oct 20 : Five Indian navy personnel were arrested for assaulting a native in South Goa, after they suspected him of abusing the daughter of their uniformed colleague, a police spokesperson said on Thursday.

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