4 persons, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly forcing in flesh trade

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Four persons, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly forcing a girl into flesh trade near here, police said today. “Four persons, including a woman, had brought the girl from Mumbai to Kolhapur and from there to Goa, where she was pushed into flesh trade and sexually abused for over a month by different …

Goa polls: AAP to declare 1st list of candidates in Sept

Tuesday, August 09, 2016


AAP will announce its first list of candidates for Goa Assembly polls in September. “The first set of eight to ten candidates will be announced in the first or second week of September,” partys Goa unit spokesman Rupesh Shinkre told PTI. “In certain constituencies, people have already recommended names of candidates. The volunteers and people …

Goa: Water sports allowed in rivers, not in sea during monsoon

Monday, July 11, 2016


Panaji, Jul 11 (PTI) Goa government has allowed water sports activity in the state’s rivers while banned it in the sea during the ongoing monsoon season. Captain of Ports Department, in a circular issued last week, allowed the water sports activity in Goa’s inland water between June to August with the condition that it should …

Goa IG prison Elvis Gomes opts for VRS

Friday, July 01, 2016


Panaji,(PTI): Goa Inspector General of Prison, Elvis Gomes, booked by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), has opted for voluntary retirement, with Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza today saying “victimisation” of the officer could be the reason behind his decision. The officer, who has been booked in connection with a land conversion case, submitted his request for …

Saresh Lotlikar appointed Advocate General of Goa

Thursday, June 30, 2016


Panaji,(PTI): Goa government has appointed Saresh Lotlikar as the new Advocate General of the state. Governor Mridula Sinha had granted her assent to the appointment. In a notification issued by Under secretary (Law) Manuel Barreto, Lotlikar was yesterday appointed as the new Advocate General. The post was lying vacant after the resignation of Atmaram Nadkarni …

GCA fraud case: Ex-president quizzed by police

Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Panaji,(PTI): Goa Cricket Association’s former president Dayanand Narvekar was today questioned by the state police in connection with the alleged fraud of around Rs 3.13 crore involving senior officials of the body. “Narvekar, who was in Mumbai all these days, arrived in Goa and appeared before the investigating officer. He was questioned today for over …

Soccer lovers throng Goa beaches in monsoon

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Panaji,(PTI) : As monsoon picks up and tourist activities cease on the shoreline, football enthusiasts have started to throng Goa beaches turning them into mini football ground. During monsoon, the temporary beach shacks are dismantled and commercial activity on the seashore ceases, leaving the entire coast for the soccer lovers to take over by dusk …

Goa: Shacks to have CCTV cameras installed from Oct

Saturday, June 25, 2016


Panaji,(PTI) : Goa beaches will soon have CCTV cameras installed on shacks to keep an eye on the shoreline activities. State Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar yesterday held a meeting with the MLAs from the coastal belt and beach shack operators to discuss the new three-year ‘shack policy’, which will be in place from this tourist …

Talks between Goa CM and BBSM on MoI inconclusive

Wednesday, June 22, 2016


Panaji, (PTI): The talks between Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch leaders today remained inconclusive over the organisation’s demand for declaring the state’s mother tongue Konkani as medium of instruction (MOI) in elementary education. The issue of MoI in the state has been going on for many years, with different organisations …

News Mobile Goa Daily

Saturday, June 18, 2016


No new offshore casino allowed, only licence renewed: Goa CM Even as opposition parties condemned the Goa government’s decision to “allow” fifth off- shore casino vessel, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parserkar said it was not a new casino, but only its licence has been renewed. Deltin Caravela, a new casino mounted on a ship, has been …

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