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Goa Government To Form Special Task Force To Monitor Coronavirus 27.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The Goa government has decided to form a special task force to monitor cases, if any, of coronavirus in the tourist state. Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said that people arriving in Goa...
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Journalist Faye D'Souza Dropped From Goa Event For CAA Stand: Minister 26.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Journalist Faye D'Souza has been dropped from the list of speakers at a lecture series sponsored by the Goa government because of her stand against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a minister said on...
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Congress To Seek CBI Probe Into Manohar Parrikar's Role In Mining Scam 23.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Congress on Wednesday said it would approach the CBI for a probe into late Manohar Parrikar's alleged role as then chief minister in the "illegal" renewal of iron ore mining leases in 2014, which...
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Goa Chief Minister Proposes Private Sector Hiring Via Government Body 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said his government is looking at the possibility of recruitments in private sector through the state-run Human Resource Development Corporation.
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Afghan Student Stabbed Near Goa University; One Arrested 21.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
An Afghan student studying at the Goa University was stabbed by a group of men near Panaji, a police official said today. One person has been arrested in connection with the incident that took place...
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Goa CM Pramod Sawant, Kiren Rijiju flag off 'Fit India Cyclothon' event 18.1.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
The Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju flagged off the 'Fit India Cyclothon' event here on Saturday. The Fit India Mission under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration with the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Goa organised the inaugural event.
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Delay in National Games in Goa 'not deliberate': Rijiju 18.1.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
The long delay in hosting the 36th edition of the National Games in Goa is not deliberate and when they eventually takes place later this year, the event will be one of the best edition of the Games ever held in India, sports minister Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday.
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Nehru Responsible For Delay In Liberation Of Goa: Chief Minister 15.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday blamed first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the "14-year delay" in liberation of the coastal state from the Portuguese, inviting a sharp reaction...
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BJP's Sadanand Tanavade Elected As Party's Goa President 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Senior BJP leader Sadanand Tanavade was on Sunday elected unopposed as the new state party chief.
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Eight Arrested With Demonetised Currency Worth Rs 1.5 Crore In Goa: Cops 11.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Eight people were arrested for allegedly possessing demonetised currency notes worth Rs 1.5 crore, Goa police said today. The demonetised currency was seized during a routine search of vehicles at the...
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Donbass' wins Golden Peacock at IFFI 2018 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Panaji, Ukrainian film 'Donbass', directed by Sergio Loznitsa, won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which concluded here on Wednesday. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 40 lakh, trophy and citation. The ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award was bagged by Ladakhi film ‘Walking with the Wind directed by Pravin Morchlle. Centenary Award of Best Debut Film of a Director was awarded to ‘Respoto’ by Alberto Monteras II while Special Jury Award was presented to German film ‘Aga’. A Special Mention Award was given to films – ‘Volcano’ and ‘To let’. Master script writer Salim Khan was honored with a Special IFFI Award for Lifetime Contribution to the cinema. The award was received on his behalf by his son Arbaaz Khan. The Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Female) was bagged by Anastasia Pustov (When the tress falls) while Chembon Vinod (Ee Maa Yove) received the Silver Peacock in the Best Actor (male) category. Lijo Jose Pellisery received the Silver Peacock for Best ...
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IFFI will be turned into Asia's Cannes: Vijay Sardesai 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Panaji, Goa Minister for Town and Country Planning (TCP) Vijai Sardesai has said that there can be no better place to host International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and the IFFI will be turned into Asia's Cannes. Speaking at the closing ceremony of IFFI at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium at Taleigao, near the city, on Wednesday, he said there could not be better place to host IFFI which had enriched the Goan film making talent. 'We will turn International Film Festival of India (IFFI) into Asia's Cannes. Goa is always in every filmmaker's mind. We celebrate art, culture and food. Millions of tourists come to this sunny state,' he said and thanked the entire film fraternity for participating in the film festival. Mr Sardesai, who is also president of Goa Forward Party, an ally in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in the state, said what Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had started with 35th edition of the IFFI in 2004 would be taken forward. Mr Sardesai also Paid homage to Italian ...
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I am aware of the privileges of being Anil Kapoor’s daughter': Rhea Kapoor 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Panaji, Producer Rhea Kapoor has said that she was aware of the nepotism debate and knew of the privileges of being Anil Kapoor's daughter. Responding to a question asked during her conversation with actor Anil Kapoor by an audience member on Wednesday about what her chosen career path would have been had she not been Anil Kapoor’s daughter, Rhea, in a frank fashion, said, “I am aware of the whole nepotism debate, I know of the privileges of being Anil Kapoor’s father. But I have had only one father. I cannot help it.” The fashionista said, “I have been interested in subjects like interior designing, fashion, visual arts and a multitude of other things. But for now I have my focus on producing films.” Rhea and Anil Kapoor attended 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Wednesday.
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I am still a work in progress': Mr India 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Panaji, The second last day of 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) witnessed a candid conversation between superstar Anil Kapoor and his Producer daughter Rhea Kapoor. The actor was welcomed to a loud cheer by a packed house at Kala Academy in the city with some even dancing and performing his signature step as a sign of affection towards their icon on Wednesday. After settling down, daughter Rhea took turns to ask her father about questions pertaining to his journey in the film industry, his positive approach, his fitness and more. While speaking about his foray into the film industry, the Mr India fame actor said the decision to pursue a career in acting was easy. Anil said, “I was a horse with my blinkers on. From the moment I came to my senses I wanted to be an actor. I was very fortunate to get a break in the form of a young Shashi Kapoor’s role. Since then I have not wasted, constantly dreamt, worked on my craft and worked on being a people’s person. But I am still a work in ...
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CII Goa to conduct prog on changes in indirect taxes & GST on Feb 23 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Panaji Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Goa will conduct a one day programme on changes on indirect taxes and Goods and Services Tax (GST) on February 23. According to a statement from CII here on Wednesday, there have been several developments and changes proposed in Customs and GST from July 2017 and with the Union Budget for 2018-19 announcements in February 2018. Indirect tax changes have always been very important for business as they impact the supply chain, pricing, logistics etc. Hence it is necessary to remain abreast of various indirect tax changes. As there has been a great demand from the industry for a GST programme, CII Goa will be conducting the one day programme on February 23, 2018, at Vivanta by Taj in the capital city. The one day programme CII Goa would discuss various indirect tax changes proposed by the Union Budget and also the GST legislation in some degree of detail.The interactive programme will be found relevant and useful for all those working in the areas ...
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CAA "Good Law", Should Be Accepted By People: Goa Congress Leader 10.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Goa Congress leader and former MP John Fernandes criticised his own party for opposing the amended citizenship act, saying laws passed by Parliament should not be challenged on the streets.
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Tigress, Three Cubs Found Dead In Goa, Centre Orders Probe 9.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The death of a tigress and her three cubs in Goa in the last few days has set alarm bells ringing among the tiger conservation community. The carcass of the first tiger was found on Sunday in Goa's...
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Man Posing As UP Minister Arrested After Goa Chief Minister Alerts Cops 9.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Goa Police have arrested a man for allegedly posing as a minister from Uttar Pradesh by submitting fake documents and staying at a state guest house in Panaji for over 10 days.
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Goa Chief Minister Stops Convoy, Rushes Road Accident Victim To Hospital 8.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today played Good Samaritan by attending to an accident victim who was lying on the road at Khandepar near Ponda town, 35 km from the city, an official said.
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3 Tigers Found Dead In Goa's Mahadayi Forest In 4 Days 8.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
In the third such incident in the four days since January 5, the carcass of a tiger was found in the Mahadayi Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa on Wednesday, a senior Forest official said.
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