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Goa govt serves notice to cricketer Yuvraj Singh over his villa

Panaji |Β The Goa government has served notice to cricketer Yuvaraj Singh for allegedly failing to register his villa with the Tourism Department. “It has come to the notice that your residential premises located at Varchawada, Morjim, Pernem, Goa are allegedly functioning as a homestay and is being marketed on online platforms like ‘Airbnb’,” the notice […]

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NGT dismisses plea of Goa’s Curlies nightclub challenging demolition

Panaji |Β The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on September 6, dismissed an appeal filed by the owner of Curlies nightclub Linet Nunes, challenging the demolition order of the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA). Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat had last partied in the nightclub at Anjuna in Goa. GCZMA on 21.07.2016 under Section 5 of […]

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One held in Goa for dishonouring national flag

Panaji | Goa police on Monday arrested a person for allegedly hoisting a religious flag above the Indian flag at his rented accommodation in Ponda in South Goa. The national flag was not distinctly in the position of honour, police said. Police informed that the accused person is identified as Kayabuddin Ali, 43, resident of […]

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Goa Excise Commissioner begins hearing controversial liquor license case

Panaji |Β Goa Excise Commissioner Narayan Gad on Friday began hearing the case of liquor license, in which RTI activist Aires Rodrigues has alleged that the license was obtained illegally and renewed though the applicant died in 2021. ‘Silly Souls Bar and restaurant’, allegedly being run by Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani’s […]

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Goa: Congress removes Michael Lobo as Leader of Opposition on charges of trying to split party

The Congress on Sunday dismissed Michael Lobo as the Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly on the charges of trying to engineer split and defections from within the party. All India Congress Committee (AICC) Goa-in-charge, Dinesh Gundu Rao said,Β  “There was a conspiracy which was hatched by some of our own leaders with the BJP. […]

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Son kills father for rejecting marriage proposal in Goa

Panaji |Β A 34-year-old man killed his father, after attacking him with an iron rod, after blaming the latter for rejecting marriage proposals, police said on Thursday. The accused Rajesh Gaonkar has been arrested under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code, Deputy Superintendent of Police in-charge of Ponda sub district Chetan Patil told reporters. […]

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Goa student returns home from war-torn Ukraine

Panaji |Β Rupal Gosavi, a Goan student caught in war-torn Ukraine, arrived at Goa’s Dabolim international airport on Tuesday. Gosavi, who was studying at the Ternopil National Medical University in Ternopil, Ukraine, had reached New Delhi earlier on Tuesday via a rescue flight from Romania. “We were contacted by the Indian Embassy in Ukraine and assured […]