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Posted On June 22, 2016By Akshay LadIn Local, Sports, Top Stories


जीसीएतील आर्थिक घोटाळा प्रकरण तिन्ही संशयितांच्या जमीन अर्जावर सुनावणी सुरू पुढील सुनावणी गुरुवारी होणार गोवा क्रिकेट संघटनेचे पदाधिकारी चेतन देसाई, विनोद फडके आणि अकबर मुल्ला यांच्या जामीन अर्जावर कनिष्ठ न्यायालयात सुनावणी सुरू झाली असून, बुधवारी संशयिताच्या वकिलांनी आपली बाजू मांडली. आता या अर्जावरील पुढील सुनावणी गुरुवारी दुपारी होणाराहे. आपल्या अशिलांना विनाकारण या प्रकरणात गोवन्याचा पोलिसांचा डाव असल्याचा युक्तिवाद यावेळी चेतन देसाई यांच्या वकिलांनी केलाय.Read More
जीसीए घोटाळ्यात आणखी ५.८७ कोटींची भर रणजी खेळाडू नीलेश प्रभुदेसाई यांचा घणाघाती आरोप जीसीएच्या घोटाळ्यात बँकेचाही हात असल्याचा आरोप गोवा क्रिकेट संघटनेत ३ कोटी १३ लाखांचा घोटाळा झाल्याचं उघडं झाल्यानं खळबळ माजलीय. या घोटाळ्यात आता पाच कोटी ८७ लाख रुपयांची भर पडलीये. रणजी क्रिकेट खेळाडू नीलेश प्रभुदेसाई यांनी तसा आरोप सोमवारी पत्रकार परिषदेत केलाय. गोवा क्रिकेट संघटनेतील घोटाळा संशयित त्रिकुटाला आणखी चार दिवसांची कोठडी गोवा क्रिकेट संघटनेत घोटाळा प्रकरणी अटक केलेल्या त्रिकुटानं केलेला जामीन अर्ज न्यायालयानं फेटाळून लावला. यामध्ये चेतन देसाई, विनोद फडके आणि अकबर मुल्ला यांचा समावेश आहे. संघटनेतRead More
Will not dissolve GCA Committee : Club ownersRead More

Posted On June 15, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, Sports, Top Stories


EOC ARRESTED CHETAN DESSAI, BALU PHADKE AND AKBAR MULLA. INVOLVED IN SCAM OF RS 2 CR 87 LAKHS FRAUD IN 2007 The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Goa Police had filed an FIR against GCA President Dessai and two other office bearers in connection with a fraud of Rs 3.13 crore in two separate cases. The FIR was filed after Vilas Desai complained against the GCA president, secretary Phadke and treasurer Akbar Mulla for forging the signatures and opening bank accounts to siphon of money. The police complaint mentions thatRead More
The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) was forced to adjourn an Emergency Special General Body meeting despite having 82 clubs in attendance at its headquarters in Porvorim on Sunday. GCA president Chetan Desai had called for an emergency meeting to clarify their position before the clubs after an FIR was filed against him, secretary Vinod Phadke and treasurer Akbar Mulla for misappropriation of a BCCI cheque worth Rs 2.87 crore, issued as share of profits from TV rights in 2006. The senior GCA members insist they have done no wrong andRead More
Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has reportedly been implicated in a Spanish sexual assault case by a protected witness, along with former Spain Under-21 teammate Iker Muniain. Spanish news outlet El Diario is reporting that the witness was giving evidence in the trial against director Ignacio Fernandez Allende (also known as Torbe), jailed since last April on charges of human trafficking for sexual exploitation, sexual assault and child pornography, related to prostitution, extortion and money laundering. The unnamed witness claimed that she was taken to a hostel,Read More

Posted On June 10, 2016By Akshay LadIn Sports

Euro 2016: A peek at history – football comes home

EURO 1996: The slogan for Euro 1996 was ” Football Comes Home” and with that kind of entitlement, the hosts England needed to deliver in front of their home fans. But their preparations for the event got embroiled in controversy and it involved their star player Paul Gascoigne , aka Gazza. England were knocked out in the semis by eventual winners Germany in a penalty shootout. Germany upstaged edged out the Czech Republic in the final. EURO 2000: Xavier loses the plot: France became the first team to hold theRead More

Posted On June 9, 2016By Akshay LadIn Local, Sports, Top Stories


The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Wednesday finally declared its verdict in the three-month-long saga involving  Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova and her failed drug test. The federation announced a potentially career-ending two-year suspension for testing positive for a banned substance, meldonium. My initial reaction to the judgment was one of shock, instantly labelling it as “harsh”. After all, Sharapova had only been using the drug illegally for a couple of months (it had been added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s prohibited substances list on 1 January, 2016, and Sharapova was notified of a positive testRead More
Former Goa Cricket Association (GCA) Treasurer Vilas Desai, who is backed by Sanguem MLA Subash Phaldesai, on Wednesday demanded a thorough inquiry into the misappropriation of funds by the GCA managing committee. Addressing the media, GCA life members and former players, Desai said the government should suspend the GCA committee and appoint an administrator. “An IAS officer needs to be appointed as an administrator and inquire into the scam,” he said. Desai said the fake account scam is just the tip of the iceberg there being many more. Vilas Desai,Read More
Soccer fans flocking to France for the Euro 2016 championship will be able to download a free ‘terror alert’ app that will warn them of an imminent threat if French security services uncover potential danger. The terror alert app project, available in French and English, has been piloted by the French Interior Ministry. The app user has to agree to provide their geolocation to be notified of “unexpected events” related to the ongoing flood situation in France, as well as “in case of a suspected attack,” The Local reports, quotingRead More