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Goa buses will no more display Sunny Leone’s condom ads

Saturday, August 05, 2017

After fuelling a never-ending controversy in Goa, the condom ads featuring Karenjit Kaur Vohra aka Sunny Leone will soon be taken off. Currently displayed on the Kadamba Transport Corporation buses as part of a contract between the contraception company and the corporation, the ads featuring the 36-year-old Bollywood star next to a packet of condoms […]

Sergio Lobera Rodriguez appointed as new head coach of FC Goa

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Indian Super League (ISL) football franchise FC Goa have confirmed the signing of Sergio Lobera Rodriguez as their new head coach. The Spaniard has been signed on a two-year deal and is set to join the club in the first week of July. Lobera has previously coached UD Las Palmas, securing sixth position in his […]

Goa government to unveil start-up policy in 10 days

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Goa government will come out with a policy on start-ups in the next ten days. The policy will seek to encourage state-based entrepreneurs to take advantage of Goa’s infotech initiatives and create successful start-ups, IT Minister Rohan Khaunte said on Tuesday. “In the next 10 days, a proper policy on start-ups will be unveiled […]

One body recovered in Goa footbridge collapse

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Curchorem (Goa): The body of one person was recovered on Thursday after a footbridge collapsed in South Goa’s Curchorem. 50 persons fell into a river following the collapse of the footbridge. The incident took place when the police were attempting to rescue a youth who jumped off the bridge. The number of casualties is still […]

SIT opposes anticipatory bail plea of Kamat

Friday, May 12, 2017

Panaji: An anticipatory bail plea of former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in an illegal mining case was today opposed by the special investigation team (SIT) of Goa crime branch which sought his custodial interrogation. On April 24, a Goa district court granted interim anticipatory bail to Kamat on the condition that he would cooperate with […]

MLA from Panaji seat resigns

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Panaji: The BJP MLA from Panaji constituency, Siddharth Kuncalienkar,¬†on Wednesday resigned from the Legislative Assembly, apparently paving way for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to contest a bypoll from the seat. Kuncalienkar tendered his resignation to Speaker Pramod Sawant. The legislator was first elected from the seat in the by-election held in 2015 when Parrikar was […]

Unintentional calls blocking Goa police emergency call service

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Panaji: Goa police has expressed concerns over increasing instances of mobile phone users accidentally dialling the emergency number, thus blocking the service for genuine callers. It is brought to the notice of general public that due to inception of dial 112 as an emergency response system, there is considerable increase in unintentional or accidentally triggered […]

Goa: Drinking at public places may land you in Jail

Friday, May 05, 2017

Goa is all set for zero tolerance to drinking at public places. After several complaints by the tourists about broken glasses on beach and roadsides, Goa police has decided to crackdown drinking at any open land or public spots. ALSO READ: Rats gulp down seized liquor in Bihar “We received a lot of complaints, both […]

Goa waste management corporation to compile data on garbage

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Panaji: The Goa State Waste Management Corporation (GSWMC) has decided to collect accurate data about the garbage generation and segregation across the state, a senior official said today. The corporation, which was recently formed, is headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The chief minister, while presenting the budget for 2017-18, had announced that Goa would […]

Government joins hands with forest dept in tackle monkey fever

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Valpoi: With monkey fever claiming two lives in Goa so far this year, both state health and forest departments have come together to spread awareness about the disease. The two departments are jointly running the awareness campaign in Sattari taluka where the two deaths due to monkey fever, also known as Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), […]

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