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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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Jayanthi Natarajan to arrive in Goa amidst mining controversy


September 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan is expected to arrive in Goa next week, even as the state government is at loggerheads with the ... Read more...

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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Congress parliamentarian wants ban on ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The clamour to ban Ekta Kapoor's film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" just got stronger, with a Congress parliamentarian Friday demanding a ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress MP uses dialogue to describe Parrikar’s work ethic


August 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) A Congress MP Saturday used a dialogue from the iconic film 'Sholay' to describe what he believed was the work ethic of the 12-member Goa ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Edilbert’s four lifts United Brothers


August 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Powered by Edilbert Martis' four goals, United Brothers outplayed Tanishka FC 8-0 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League here Wednesday.Erlin ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa assembly to probe ex-minister’s son’s role in drugs case


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goa government Friday appointed a house committee of the state assembly to probe the involvement of one "Roy" in the state's infamous drug mafia-police-politician nexus.Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa mulls law barring politicians from sports bodies


July 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government could soon bring a law banning active politicians from heading sports associations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday said."Sports should be left to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SEZs would have doubled Goa’s population: Minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) Setting up seven Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Goa would have resulted in immigration and doubled the population of the state and threatened its unique culture, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Opposition to RTE takes bizarre turn in Karnataka


July 19th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Opposition to the Right to Education (RTE) has taken shocking turns in Karnataka after a school cut off locks of hair of four students from poor ... Read more...

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40 entries for Monsoon Challenge Rally


July 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The Bangalore to Goa Monsoon Challenge Rally organised by Mahindra and Mahindra in association with Apollo Tyres has attracted 40 entries and will be flagged off ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Not 1857, 1583 Goa revolt was first Indian mutiny’


July 16th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party legislator in Goa Monday said that the Mangal Pandey-inspired 1857 uprising was not India's first rebellion against foreign rule.Legislator and renowned ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

BJP emissary in Bangalore to save government (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit the ministry Friday, Saturday ruled out any compromise on their demand for removing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Homeopathy, fish to take on encephalitis in UP?


June 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Even as a worried Uttar Pradesh government is combating the outbreak of encephalitis that has claimed 117 lives in the last one month in the eastern ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mumbai writer to release Hindi book in Tashkent (With IMAGES)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Well-known Hindi feminist writer Suman Saraswat will launch her new collection of short stories, "Mada" (Female) at the Vth World Hindi Conference scheduled in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, ... Read more...

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Navy preventing Goa Christians from praying at chapel: Congress MP


May 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A Congress MP Wednesday accused the Indian Navy of repeatedly barring Christians from praying at a sacred chapel on the Anjadip island, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Mhamal takes chess lead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 1 (IANS) Second seeded Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, kept his lead with a quick draw with Akash Thakur in the seventh round of the first UKCA ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Foreigner couple freed after being locked in Goa store


April 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Goa Police have freed a foreigner couple who were locked overnight in a departmental store in Margao, 30 kms from state capital Panaji.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Foreign mafias creating socio-economic chaos in Goa: Naik


April 27th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Foreign land mafias are usurping and exploiting scarce land resources in Goa and creating "social and economic chaos", Goa's only representative in the Rajya Sabha told ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suspended MPs block parliament entrance


April 26th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The eight Congress MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha by their party for disrupting the House over the Telangana issue blocked the main entrance ... Read more...

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Suspended Congress MPs hold protest


April 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Congress MPs from Telangana who were suspended from the Lok Sabha Tuesday staged a protest against the decision at the parliament complex here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa hosted 2.68 million tourists in 2011-12


April 24th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 24 (IANS) Goa's beaches attracted 2.68 million tourists in the 2011-12 tourist season, which began in October and is on the wane now.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tax on gold amounts to taxing culture: Congress MP


April 4th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's move to tax gold has come in for criticism from Goa's Congress MP Shantaram Naik, who has said that a tax ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lusofonia Games in Goa in November 2013


March 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Organisers of the Lusofonia Games 2013 Saturday said the Portuguese version of the British Commonwealth Games would be held in Goa Nov 2-10, 2013.After lambasting Goa ... Read more...

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Tension at Telangana student’s funeral procession


March 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) The suicide of a student for separate statehood to Telangana has brought the issue back into focus with a shutdown being observed Sunday in Warangal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

K. Venkataramanan new managing director of L&T;


March 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Infrastructure giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has appointed K. Venkataramanan as its chief executive and managing director while A.M. Naik would continue ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

AFC Challenge Cup: India enjoy psychological advantage against Tajikistan


March 8th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) India will enjoy the psychological advantage when they face Tajikistan in their first match of the AFC Challenge Cup football tournament here Friday.Tajikistan (140th) are ranked ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Family raj over and out in Goa? Think again


March 7th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) The record 82 percent-plus voting in Goa may have seen two political families being voted out of electoral contention, but if you think 'family raj' ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Seda packs off Wannasuk in ITF tennis


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 6 (IANS) Turkish teenager Aantekin Seda upset sixth seeded Nungnindda Wannasuk of Thailand 6-2, 6-4 to enter the second round of the Endurance-MSLTA $10,000 ITF Women's Championships here ... Read more...

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All four members of Alemao family lose


March 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) All four members of the Alemao family, who controversially got to contest as Congress-Nationalist Congress Party candidates, Tuesday lost the Goa assembly elections.Brothers Churchill and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress trailing in Goa (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Goa's ruling Congress was trailing with two seats as opposed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that was leading in nine seats as vote counting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four lawyers held for attack on Bangalore journalists (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Four lawyers were arrested late Saturday for their suspected involvement in a violent attack the day before on journalists and policemen at the city civil court ... Read more...

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