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Posted On October 30, 2015By Akshay LadIn Sports, Top Stories

ISL: Injury-Hit FC Goa Face FC Pune City

FC Goa are refusing to press the panic button despite his team being hit hard by injuries ahead of their league match against a high-flying FC Pune City in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) here on Friday. FC Goa chief coach Zico confirmed injuries to Joffre Gonzalez, Keenan Almeida, Reinaldo Oliveira, Darryl Duffy and Victorino Fernandes and said marquee player Lucio’s fitness was yet to be ascertained. “We still have to assess Lucio. Yesterday he practiced well with the team but we have to see him in training today,”Read More
Army Recruitment
The poor turnout at army recruitment rallies held annually in Goa was noticed this year as well, with officials lamenting that an inclination towards tourism-related careers and changing lifestyles has been steadily dissuading Goan youth from serving in the Armed Forces. The allure of serving the country, a stable job, respect and other incentives spur lakhs of youth to appear for recruitment rallies across the country, with Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Bihar leading in terms of response to selections. But, even while neighbouring areas like Belagavi and KolhapurRead More
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The Centre on Wednesday gave green nod for development of Rs 3,000 crore new international airport project at the Mopa village in Goa. The greenfield airport, to be developed in four phases, will have annual passenger capacity of 13.1 million within 30 years, by 2045. It will serve both the tourism and business markets. “As per the recommendation of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), the Ministry of Environment hereby accords environment clearance (EC) for the project greenfield international airport at Mopa,” the Union Environment Ministry said in the EC letterRead More

Posted On October 25, 2015By Akshay LadIn Politics, Top Stories

Tension at New-wade Vasco Polling Booth

One Caught with copy of ballot paper outside polling boothRead More
Illegally Modified bikes

Posted On October 19, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Cops Seize Illegally Modified Bikes at Panaji

Goa police on Sunday foiled a plan of a dozen youth who were all set to go biking from Panaji to Aguada with their fancy bikes . The police, who had been tipped early on, drew up a plan under the guidance of SP North Umesh Gaonkar with the assistance of sub-divisional police officer Serafin Dias. A special team was formed which took up position at the starting point, Heera petrol pump opposite the KTC bus stand. They seized 12 bikes, eight of which were found to be modified inRead More

Posted On October 17, 2015By Akshay LadIn Top Stories

Major Accident: Man Crushed Under Crane At Panjim

Mhadei Protesters

Posted On October 14, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Rupesh Samant’s Anticipatory Bail Plea Rejected

matka goa
The crime branch of Goa Police Crime has filed a First Information Report against Goa politicians, police officials, two newspapers, over 1,100 matka gambling bookies and masterminds of a gambling operation based in Gujarat. The First Information Report (FIR) was filed on the directions of the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court yesterday, following a petition filed by activist, Kashinath Shetye and four other petitioners. Mr Shetye had pleaded that police should probe the nexus between police, politicians and the operators of matka gambling, an illegal but popular formRead More
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