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EDM making a comeback 

PANAJI: Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar on Wednesday said the government will soon grant in-principle approval to ‘Sunburn Classic’ to hold an electronic dance music festival in Goa in February. Please like & share: Read More »

PM to address South Goa BJP workers via teleconferencing

MARGAO: In the run-up to the forthcoming parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address and interact on January 20 with around 4000 booth-level BJP workers from the South Goa parliamentary constituency through teleconferencing. Please like & share: Read More »

Godinho pushes for cut in GST on hotel room tariffs 

PANAJI: Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho, who is representing Goa at the   GST Council, said on Wednesday that goods and service tax on hotel room tariffs in the state should come down to below 18 per cent from 28 per cent. Please like & share: Read More »

SC pulls up Goa, other states for not setting up ‘human rights courts’

PANAJI: The Supreme Court (SC) has pulled up all states including Goa for not setting up ‘Human Rights Courts’ and issued notices to the chief secretaries over non-compliance of its earlier verdict to set up special court in each district headed by session judge for speedy trial in cases of human rights violations. Please like & share: Read More »

Walk the path of peace, harmony, Archbishop’s advice to faithful

VASCO: Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao on Wednesday appealed to the people of Goa to be messengers of love, peace and harmony and serve the humanity by following in the footsteps of St Joseph Vaz, who was a follower and disciple of Jesus Christ. Please like & share: Read More »

Cabral directs to clear storerooms, scrapyards at Aquem power house

MARGAO: Power Minister Nilesh Cabral conducted a surprise inspection of Vidyut Bhavan, Aquem, checking on the systems in place at the office and issuing directions to officials working at the department to clear its store and scrap yards. Please like & share: Read More »

Karnataka political drama continues

BENGALURU: The political drama over alleged ‘Operation Lotus’ to destabilise the  Karnataka government continued on Wednesday with the Congress preparing for an apparent  show of strength by calling a meeting of its legislators on January 18 while the BJP kept up  suspense with its shepherded MLAs remaining locked up in a luxury resort in Gurugram near the national capital. Please ... Read More »

Senior BJP leaders counsel Gadkari to be restrained

NEW DELHI: Concerned by  Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s recent tongue-in-cheek comments, which were seen as criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP  President Amit Shah, the top brass of the saffron party is understood to have counselled him to  observe restraint in making public comments. Please like & share: Read More »

Leaders wish speedy recovery to Jaitley

NEW DELHI : Leaders of several political parties have wished Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is undergoing advanced treatment in the United States, a quick recovery. Please like & share: Read More »