Fishy tales: Goa's political pot boils over formalin

Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Governance in Goa appears to have gone into cold storage, even as use of formalin, a powerful disinfectant used to preserve …


GOA Skincare: Skin Products for Men Who Enjoy Drinking, Smoking, and the Sun

GOA Skincare is a wellness brand targeted at men who indulge in vices like drinking, smoking, and time out in the sun. Rodrigo Diaz, CEO of GOA …

Skin Care

Formalin scare: Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane seeks to ban seafood imports to prevent fish contamination

<b>Panaji:</b> Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday said a permanent ban on import of fish could be a solution to the fear of formalin contamination.<p>…

Business (India)

Parrikar welcomes exemption of sanitary napkins from GST

Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday welcomed the decision of the GST Council to exempt sanitary napkins from the …


Two Russians booked for growing marijuana in Goa

The Goa Police busted a marijuana (cannabis) cultivation racket being run in the backyard of a house by two Russian nationals along a coastal village …


Goa temple priest accused of molestation granted interim bail

Panaji, July 21 (IANS) A court here on Saturday granted interim bail to a priest at the iconic Mangueshi temple who has been accused of allegedly …


Chess: Kaustav in sole lead

Top seeded Kaustav Chatterjee of Bengal re-established the sole lead downing B. Harshavardhan of Tamil Nadu in the seventh round of the 44th National …

Tamil Nadu

Two Russians arrested in Goa for growing marijuana

Panaji, July 21 (IANS) The Goa Police's Crime Branch on Saturday arrested two Russian nationals for growing a crop of marijuana in their rented …


Goa taxi union warn of stir over parking fine at airport

Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Tourists landing at the Dabolim International Airport may have to face hardship in the coming days, as Goa's taxi drivers on …


Goa Mangueshi temple: US student gets FIR lodged, priest booked for molestation

On Thursday, the woman mailed her complaint to Ponda police who have accepted it as a First Information Report in the case.<p>Written by | Mumbai |<p>DAYS …

India News

Self-guided Walking Tour of Fontainhas, Goa - Two Together

Our first instalment of Walkin’ It takes you on a walking tour of Fontainhas, popularly known as the ‘Latin Quarter’ of Panaji, a neighbourhood that …

Walking Tours

Goa Minister apologises for formalin remark, Basa fish on FDA radar

Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Even though Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has refused to answer whether fish sold in Goa actually contained formalin, …


ED questions actor-businessman in connection with Vijay Mallya case

Actor-businessman Sachiin Joshi was questioned for two hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with Vijay Mallya case. On Friday, …


In decor and spice, this new Indian restaurant refuses to hold back

Four years ago at a gym in Tysons, Vipul Kapila, the owner of an IT consulting firm in Rockville, met Sanjay Mandhaiya, then the chef and co-owner of Saffron in Falls Church. Kapila visited the Indian restaurant to taste Mandhaiya’s vindaloo, during which the diner mentally high-fived the presenter.<p>…


FC Goa signs Mourtada Fall

Mourtada Fall already has three international caps for Senegal.

Sports (India)

Goa’s Mangueshi temple priest booked for allegedly molesting woman

A case of molestation has been registered against a priest attached to the famous Mangueshi temple after a Mumbai-based woman filed a …


No case reported in road contract scam in Goa: CM

Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Nearly a year after the state Public Works Ministry ordered a probe into allegations of bribery by a Boston-based consultancy …


Off-road drivers look to prove mettle at RFC India 2018

The Rainforest Challenge, which will be held in Goa, is considered to be the toughest off-road motorsport event in the country.


SESA Football Academy secures AIFF accreditation

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) SESA Football Academy (SFA) has been accredited by AIFF, which now enables it to participate in the Under-13, U-15 and the …

Western India

10 beautiful villas to rent this monsoon

We tell you where to go to enjoy lush forests, gushing waterfalls, and crowd-free travel this season<p>A cosy fireplace, a pool in the woods, and a …

Travel (India)

What the fish! Goa Assembly adjourned as Opposition creates ruckus over formalin-in-fish issue

On the first day of the session yesterday, the House could not transact any business as the speaker had to adjourn it five times due to the ruckus …

India News

FIR against two Cong leaders for revealing molestation victim’s identity

A case has been filed against Goa Congress’ women’s wing chief, her deputy and three other persons for allegedly revealing the identity of a …

Shiv Sena

Mumbai court may try matrimony cases of Goan couples too

In an important order, the Bombay High Court on Thursday transferred a matrimonial case, filed by a sitting MLA from Goa against his wife to the …

Bombay High Court

JSW gets nod from Goa’s green body to restart Mormugao port facility at lower capacity

P MANOJ JSW Group-owned South West Port Ltd has restarted two multi-purpose berths it runs at Mormugao Port Trust in Goa from July 6. This follows th

Business (India)

Two Women Accuse Goa Priest of Trying to Kiss Them, Temple Trust Says 'No Dependable Evidence Found'

According to one of the women, the priest, on the pretext of donation, asked her to come near the lockers and put his arm around her shoulder. Then, …

India News

Goa: Border village liquor vends to be shut down for 30 days

The order comes after residents of the village had complained of nuisance created by drunk tourists, especially those who travel from neighbouring …


Formalin controversy: No officer to examine quality of fish, says Goa Minister

Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Goa Fisheries Department does not have a single technical officer to examine the quality of fish sold in the state, …


Goa assembly adjourned five times over formalin row

Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Goa Assembly was adjourned five times on Thursday following protests by the Opposition Congress over dangerous chemical …


Three players share the lead

Koustav Chatterjee, Moksh Amit Doshi and mendonca Leon Luke shared the lead on four points after the fourth round of the 44th National under-15 chess …


Goa bans sale of alcohol in border village

Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Goa government on Thursday banned the sale of liquor in North Goa's Surla village for 30 days to curb the nuisance caused …