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Nehru Cup final: Cameroon can spoil India’s party (Preview)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial run between reigning Nehru Cup champions India and challengers Cameroon was of little help in judging the relative strengths of the two teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nehru Cup: India held to a goalless draw by Nepal


August 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending champions India were held to a goalless draw by a spirited Nepal in a rain-marred match but the latter crashed out of the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Chedda Nagar score big win


August 11th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Chedda Nagar Fanatics cruised to a comfortable 4-0 victory against BARC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CAG official splurged on air fare, says Goa RTI activist


August 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist here Monday complained to the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG), accusing a senior official of the premier auditing and financial propriety ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian masterminds art thefts from behind bars


July 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS/EFE) A convicted art thief was found by the Brazilian police to be running an international ring from a prison in Rio de Janeiro, selling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazilian footballer gets jail for torching his house


July 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges, a former player for Bayern Munich, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and nine months in jail for intentionally burning ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ganso rejects new Santos offer


June 28th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 28 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has rejected an improved contract offer by his club Santos.The 22-year-old, currently tied to the Brazilian outfit until ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian cadet dies in ejection from plane


June 6th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 6 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian air force cadet died when he was ejected from a training plane when the aircraft was still on the ground, authorities said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I-League: Mumbai Indians beat Shillong Lajong 2-1


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai FC survived some tense moments but beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the 23rd round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium here Wednesday.Man-of-the-Match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I-League: East Bengal breeze past Mumbai FC


March 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) East Bengal came back from behind to breeze past Mumbai FC 3-1 at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan here Friday to move to 41 points in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil arrests two men for plotting massacre


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Two men accused of planning a massacre of university students in Brasilia and maintaining a Web site on which they incited violence against blacks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Porto beat Benfica to lead Portuguese league


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 3 (IANS) Porto beat Benfica 3-2 in the Portuguese Liga 21st round to leapfrog their opponents into first place with a three point lead at the top of ... Read more...

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Air India snap Mumbai FC’s five-match unbeaten run in I-League


January 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Mumbai FC's five-match unbeaten run in the I-League came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Air India in the 17th round of I-League football ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

East Bengal hold Churchill Brothers in I-League


January 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon, Jan 27 (IANS) Churchill Brothers allowed East Bengal to get off the hook and settled for a 1-1 draw in an I-League football clash at Fatorda's Nehru Stadium Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dempo not to take Chirag United lightly


January 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 13 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club are still trying to come to terms with their last loss in the I-League. The 1-2 loss against Prayag United not just pegged ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will pricey cakes eat into Christmas festivities?


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Christmas celebrations are incomplete without the customary cakes. But this Dec 25, the festivities may not be as sweet as in the past since many bakers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Goa keeps eye on Karnataka’s river project


August 8th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa is keeping an eye on Karnataka's controversial Kalasa-Bhandura diversion dam project, across the Mhadei river, Goa Water Resources Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues said Monday, hinting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tigers in Goa? Forest minister dodges queries


August 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa Forests Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues questioned the existence of tigers in the state Monday, nearly two years after a male tiger was poached on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa court allows archbishop time to challenge summons


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) A trial court here Tuesday allowed Goa Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao two weeks to move the Bombay High Court to challenge a summons in a 2004 ... Read more...

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Goa-Maharashtra irrigation project by 2013


July 21st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) The irrigation project undertaken by Maharashtra and Goa across the Tillari river will be delayed by two more years, a minister said here Thursday."The project will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa court issues warrant againt Canada-based priest


June 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) A Goa court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against a Roman Catholic priest at present serving at a church in Calgary, Canada, in connection with ... Read more...

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Goa tribals opposing illegal mining seek NHRC probe


May 14th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission should probe atrocities against Cavrem village tribals who have been protesting illegal and rampant mining in the area, a local media ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for “Dum Maaro Dum” release


April 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday disposed of a petition seeking ban on the release of film "Dum Maaro Dum" after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amit-Falon win ‘Dance India Dance Doubles’


April 10th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Amit Malvankar and Falon Netto of Mumbai were declared the winners of Zee TV's "Dance India Dance Doubles" Saturday night, following four months of rigorous dancing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nothing wrong in ‘Dum Maaro Dum’: Rohan Sippy


April 9th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The Goa government is unhappy with the portrayal of the state in the promos of upcoming film "Dum Maaro Dum" and a Goan has approached ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to director of ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Thursday issued notices to the director and producers of Bollywood film 'Dum Maaro Dum' and other officials, ... Read more...

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Court to hear petition to ban ‘Dum Maro Dum’


April 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Thursday hear a petition seeking a ban on the release of Rohan Sippy's film "Dum Maro Dum" on the grounds ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Introducing urrak, feni’s cousin, once removed!


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) If you think Goa is all about feni, try urrak for a change this summer.This semi-distilled, 'once removed' cousin to feni is the pride of every ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tribesmen to scare away simians in Goa


April 1st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) The Goa government has decided to hire members of an indigenous forest tribe, the Wanar Mares, to scare away hordes of simians which have been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Late strike by Henry helps Mumbai FC draw with AIFF XI


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 15 (IANS) A last minute strike by Nigerian Ezeh Henry saw Mumbai FC escape with a 1-1 draw against AIFF XI in the ninth round of the I-League football here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa governor skips RTI hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu Tuesday invoked constitutional immunity to avoid appearing for a Right to Information (RTI) Act hearing, his lawyer said. Speaking to reporters outside the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India face Kuwait in Asian Games opener


October 28th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Two-time gold medallist India will start their campaign against Kuwait in the under-23 football competition of the Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.India have been drawn in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa forest guards get motorbikes to check crime


September 17th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Dealing with tiger poaching and illegal mining isn't really a walk in the park. Perhaps that is why forest guards in Goa's seven wildlife sanctuaries will now whiz ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Army probe against tainted ex-aide of Rodrigues sought


July 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) A city-based NGO Saturday demanded a military court of inquiry against Major Nirvikar Singh, aide-de-camp (ADC) of former Punjab governor and Chandigarh administrator S.F. Rodrigues, facing corruption charges. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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