NEUTRAL VIEW PRESENTS MR. & MISS GOA 2018
PANAJI For all the young men and women out there, if you want to a make an impact on the fashion world and if you think that you have what it takes to make it big, then Mr. & Miss Goa 2018 is the right place for you. Fow more details, like and follow our Facebook page, or write to us at…READ more..
VAJPAYEE’S ASHES TO BE IMMERSED IN RIVERS IN GOA ON AUGUST 24
AGENCIES|PANAJI The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in the Mandovi and Zuari rivers of Goa on August 24, a senior BJP official said today. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will immerse the ashes in the Mandovi river while South Goa BJP MP Narendra Sawaikar will do the same in the Zuari river, state party…READ more..
GOA CONGRESS DEMANDS BAN ON ‘SANATANI’ OUTFITS IN STATE
AGENCIES|PANAJI The Goa Congress today appealed to the BJP-led state government to ban “Sanatani” (orthodox) organisations, which it said will “prevent killings” of progressive writers and thinkers in future. Goa Congress unit president Girish Chodankar also referred to arrests of right wing activists from Maharashtra and Karnataka in connection with the killings of rationalists Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and journalist Gauri…READ more..
FC GOA TO TRAVEL TO SPAIN FOR PRE-SEASON
PANAJI FC Goa will travel to Spain on Wednesday for pre-season ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) football season, a statement from the western club said on Monday. Having retained a number of key players from their last campaign, head coach Sergio Lobera has added plenty of new faces to the squad and will hope his team settles together during…READ more..
BAN ON MUTHALIK’S ENTRY INTO GOA EXTENDED
AGENCIES|PANAJI The North Goa district administration on Monday extended by 60 days the ban on the entry of Mangalore-based Hindu outfit Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik and others. “The District Magistrate (North) has ordered that the ban on entry of Muthalik or of any of his associates/members in North Goa district be extended for another 60 days under Section 144(1)…READ more..
GOA FILES DISOBEDIENCE PETITION AGAINST KARNATAKA OFFICIALS BEFORE MWDT
AGENCIES|PANAJI In a disobedience petition filed before the Mhadei Inter-state Water Disputes Tribunal in the national capital, the Goa government has sought the arrest of officials of the Karnataka government for violation of the adjudicating body’s orders. The petition comes a week after the Tribunal in its award allotted 13.42 thousand million cubic feet (tmcft) water to Karnataka, resolving a decades-old…READ more..
DIVERSION OF MAHADAYI WATER BY KARNATAKA TO IMPACT GOA: RAJENDRA KERKAR
AGENCIES|PANAJI Environmentalist Rajendra Kerkar said today a tribunal’s decision to allow Karnataka to divert water outside the Mahadayi river basin will prove detrimental to the environment, ecology and the people of Goa. Last week, the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal (MWDT) gave its verdict in the decades-old water sharing row between Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Kerkar, secretary of the Mahadayi Bachao Abhiyaan, said…READ more..
‘ENGLISH VINGLISH’ ACTRESS SUJATA KUMAR DEAD
AGENCIES|MUMBAI Actress Sujata Kumar, fondly remembered for playing late veteran actress Sridevis sibling in the film “English Vinglish” has died of cancer, said her sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the actress-singer. Suchitra tweeted that Sujata reportedly succumbed to cancer late on Sunday. “Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving us with an umimaginable void. She…READ more..
GOA CONGRESS PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE
PANAJI Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) on Sunday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee at a condolence meeting held at party state headquarter in the city. After the floral tribute to the departed soul, GPCC President Girish Chodankar said the organisation of the meet itself explained what Congress was. He said Congress President Rahul Gandhi was spreading love…READ more..
WATER RESOURCE MINISTER TO DONATE SALARY TOWARDS KERALA FLOOD RELIEF
AGENCIES|PANAJI Goa Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar on Sunday said that he will donate one-month salary to the relief fund in floods-battered Kerala. “Deeply disturbed by the sufferings of our brothers and sisters in Kerala. As a small contribution towards resettling them and aid in the relief work, I have decided to donate one-month salary for Kerala relief work,” he said…READ more..