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Prateik Babbar booked for rash driving in Goa

Prateik Babbar booked for rash driving in Goa. On Wednesday Prateik Babbar was  booked under the Motor Vehicles Act for dangerous driving. The incident took place when Prateik’s vehicle knocked down a motorcycle driver before entering a one-way street at Porvorim in Goa.The ‘Dhobi Ghat’ actor was immediately taken for medical examination, which he refused

Punjab, Assam, Goa police stand out at FICCI Smart Policing awards

Punjab, Assam, Goa police stand out at FICCI Smart Policing awards

Punjab, Assam, Goa police stand out at FICCI Smart Policing awards. The Assam Police has bagged the Special Jury Award for its initiative Smart Protection Unit at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Smart Policing Awards. The award was received by ADGP Harmeet Singh. The ceremony took place yesterday in Delhi.

SC cancels 88 mining leases in Goa

New Delhi, Feb 7, The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state government in 2015 just before the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act mandated the auction of mining leases.Cancelling the leases that were renewed for 20 years from 2007, a bench of Justice Madan

Rock Python Ganjam People for Animals Digapahandi Forest range

9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

10 Places in India to Celebrate New Year 2018

1. Goa – India’s very own Las Vegas Cheap beer, exotic beach-side stay, live music and night long parties are things that attract youngsters to get rocking at the new year celebration in Goa. New Year parties are different than the regular parties with fire crackers lighting up the coastline. The young crowd is seen going

5 robbers loot Rs 13 lakh from bank at gunpoint, 2 held in Goa

In a daring daylight robbery, a gang of five armed men stormed into a bank in Mapusa town and allegedly held its staff and customers hostage at gunpoint before decamping with Rs 13 lakh cash, a police official said today. The incident took place yesterday afternoon and people managed to catch two of the robbers, who

Goa: Loudspeakers banned on burial ground

Panaji (Goa) [India], Dec 1 : The City Corporation of Panaji (CCP) recently banned the recital of prayers via a loudspeaker/public address system at one of the largest Muslim burial grounds in the city. Based on a plea from the residents of St Inez, the CCP issued a notice stating that the prayer services at the Muslim burial ground should not be

First Indian casino game training course centre in Goa

Panaji, Nov 24, Delta Corp Limited on Friday claimed to have set up the first casino game training courses in India. The casino game training courses were set up in 2013 as a part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) here.“We had the courses set up since 2013, earlier we did not have a

India Bike Week 2017

BMW Motorrad to Debut at India Bike Week 2017

India Bike Week 2017: BMW Motorrad is all set to make a debut with its ‘ultimate riding machines’ at the India Bike Week (IBW) in Vagator, Goa from 24-25 November 2017. BMW Motorrad will launch two iconic motorcycles at the India Bike Week 2017– the new BMW K 1600 B and the new BMW R

Indian women safest in Goa, Delhi near the bottom

Indian women safest in Goa, Delhi near the bottom. The international tourist destination of Goa in India has been ranked at the top spot in women safety while Bihar has been ranked as most unsafe in a survey. Goa scored 0.656 and came on top in the Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) in which it has scored. The national

PIL filed for getting minority status to Hindus in eight states

PIL filed for getting minority status to Hindus in eight states

PIL filed getting minority status Hindus eight states: A public interest litigation has been filed before the Supreme Court praying that Hindus be notified as minority community in eight states and given their legitimate benefits. The PIL filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeks minority status for Hindus in Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, J&K, Arunachal

COMO India Beach Fashion Week rock Goa on Day 2

COMO India Beach Fashion Week rock Goa on Day 2

COMO India Beach Fashion Week: After a great first day, the COMO India Beach Fashion Week rocked the beach destination of Goa with its lineup of cutting edge fashion on day 2. Ace Indian designers, including Vikram Phadnis, Anand Kabra, Pallavi Jaikishan and Rocky S, presented their collections on the second day of the event.Talking

Goa Women’s Congress demands apology from Irani for slandering Rahul

Panaji, Oct 14, The Goa Womens Congress on Saturday demanded an apology from Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani for making allegations of sexual nature against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and said they would be filing a defamation suit against Irani.Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here, Women’s Congress state chief

No holiday on Dussehra: Goa government employees liken poll body diktats to Hitler

Panaji, Oct 1, Sunday (IANS) The Goa Government’s Employees Association on Sunday likened a recent directive which forced booth-level poll officials to work on Dussehra holiday (September 30) to the administrative diktats in Hitler-led Germany. “Such type of directives to work with unorganized working hours were issued only by Adolf Hitler in Germany which were long

Royal Navy Ship

Royal Navy Ship HMS Monmouth on five-day visit to Goa

Panaji, Sep 12, Royal Navy Ship HMS Monmouth on five-day visit to Goa. A Royal Navy ship, HMS Monmouth, Type 23 Class is on a five-day visit to Goa since September 11, the Indian Navy official has said.The ship will be in Goa till September 15. “The UK Naval ship is a Guided Missile Frigate

Four Goa youths kidnaps woman from Moga, lands in police net

Four Goa youths kidnaps woman from Moga, lands in police net

Four Goa youths kidnaps woman from Moga, lands in police net Khanna – Four youths from Goa abducted a girl from Moga and on Monday landed in net of Khanna police. The accused belongs to Goa. The arrested has been identified as Ismail Sheikh(28), Firhan Sheikh (25), Muhamed Hanif and Sheikh Mohamed all residents of

American ship USS Pearl Harbor leaves Goa

American ship. Pearl Harbor, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), which was currently operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency, departed Goa on Monday. The Whidbey Island-class (cargo variant) amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), with embarked 15th

American ship USS Pearl Harbor

American ship USS Pearl Harbor arrives in India

New Delhi, Aug 24,  American ship USS Pearl Harbor. In its first visit to India, American Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor arrived in Goa today as part of defence cooperation between the two countries. USS Pearl Harbor is a Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship with a crew of over 700 sailors

Shiv Sena says Parrikar was ‘a failure’ as defence minister

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he was a complete failure as the defence minister of the country, while commenting over an alleged video circulated on the social media. The video quoted the Goa Chief Minister saying that he may go back to the Centre

Goa bypoll: Parrikar unveils action plan

Goa bypoll: Manohar Parrikar unveils action plan for Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today unveiled an action plan for Panaji constituency while assuring to make the state capital a role model for other cities in the country. Parrikar is contesting the Panaji Assembly bypoll scheduled on August 23. He is pitted against Girish Chodankar of Congress and Anand Shirodkar of Goa Suraksha Manch.