BRAM SCHOT NAMED NEW CEO OF AUDI
AGENCIES|BERLIN The supervisory board of Audi AG named Bram Schot as company’s chief executive officer (CEO) on Wednesday after serving in that role on interim basis since June. Schot was previously on the Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing for Audi. Schot had left his position as president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Italia in 2011 to move to the Volkswagen…READ more..
SHACK DESTROYED IN FIRE AT CALANGUTE
CALANGUTE A beach shack in Calangute has been gutted in fire incurring a loss of around Rs 3-4 lakh. Even though firefighters reached the spot they could not save any property. The owner said that electrical appliances furniture and other has been destroyed in the fire. However, the exact cause of fire is unknown.READ more..
BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT BJP OFFICE ON PARRIKAR’S BIRTHDAY
PANAJI As the ailing CM of Goa turns 63 on Thursday, the Goa BJP office will be organizing a blood donation camp on the occasion former Panaji MLA Sidharth Kuncalienkar said on Wednesday. “His absence will definitely be felt. But we are going to do everything which we otherwise used to do on his birthday like organising a blood donation camp,”…READ more..
GOVT HIGH ON DRAMA, LOW ON ACTION: SARDESAI
NEW DELHI Goa Forward Party (GFP) president Vijai Sardesai slammed the ruling party on the mining issue and said that those in the government are “high on drama and low on action”. Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai met representatives of mining dependents at Ram Leela Maidan in Delhi. Sardesai further said that BJP leaders should stop giving empty speeches and…READ more..
ELECTION RESULTS IN 5 STATES WILL IMPACT POLITICAL SCENE IN GOA AS WELL: CHODANKAR
PANAJI The results of Assembly elections in five states will have a significant impact on Goan politics, Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar said on Tuesday. “This result has taught a lesson to BJP allies, specially Goa Forward, whose leaders had criticised Rahul Gandhi’s leadership in Goa Assembly and outside time and again,” Chodankar said in a statement. “We will see a similar…READ more..
JIO TO BECOME INDIA’S NO. 1 TELECOM OPERATOR BY 2021: BERNSTEIN REPORT
New Delhi Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd could become the country’s No 1 telecom operator by revenue in 2021 and on a subscriber basis by 2022, a Sanford C Bernstein & Co report said. Reliance Jio started operations two years back with free voice calls and data offering. It started to charge for data – voice calls to…READ more..
MINING DEPENDENTS PROTEST IN DELHI
DELHI Mining dependents from Goa began their three-day protest in Delhi today demanding the resumption of mining in Goa which came to a standstill by the Supreme Court’s order in February. Around one thousand people under the banner of Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF) have gathered at New Delhi’s Ram Leela Maidan for the three-day-long protest. Union Minister of State for AYUSH…READ more..
FOUR POLICEMEN SUSPENDED AFTER GANG-RAPE ACCUSED ESCAPES
PANAJI Four police personnel were suspended after rape accused, Ishwar Makwana, who was arrested with two others in a gangrape case in May, escaped from custody on Monday, police said. The suspended policemen, including a Head Constable and three constables, were part of an escort team which was accompanying the accused to TB hospital in St.Inez, Panaji, from Colvale Central Jail…READ more..
STATE MAJOR RANKING TT – NAGESH WINS DOUBLE; DILJEET, MALLIKA WIN TITLES
PANAJI Nagesh Verenker finished the State Table Tennis Championship on a high as he claimed a double crown, winning the Sub Junior and Junior Boys singles titles. In the finals of the championship organised by Goa Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa at Club Vasco Da Gama Hall, Nagesh won the sub junior and…READ more..
BETALBATIM GANG-RAPE ACCUSED ESCAPES FROM POLICE CUSTODY
PANAJI Rape accused, Ishwar Makwana, who was arrested by Goa police along with two other men for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman at Betalbatim beach in South Goa, escaped from police custody today when he was brought to a hospital for medical treatment, police said. Makwana was taken for medical treatment to Panaji-based Chest Disease & T B Hospital from where…READ more..