Pramod Acharya

  • Goa CM to monitor rape case personally 29-01-2010 08:04 AM

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  • Goa rape: Russian Consulate for more protection of citizens 16-12-2009 11:14 PM

    John Fernandes, accused of raping a Russian national, is absconding. ...
  • Nashik: 15yrold kills' classmate, fight for a seat 27-02-2009 10:54 PM

    Akshay Putti a 9th standard student was beaten to death by his classmate. ...
  • Shiv Sainiks cry foul over Goa govt's bid to restore fort 20-07-2008 12:52 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will send a four-member delegation to India some time next week to assess arrangements for the upcoming ODI series, and it will include a representative from the ministry of foreign affairs. Sources in the board said on Friday that visa applications for the delegation had...
  • Goa govt cracks the whip on illegal beach shanties 29-04-2008 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said the selectors should not be afraid of dropping non-performing players but refused to criticise the selection of the side for the upcoming Asia Cup. There was a speculation that some senior players may be dropped in the wake of...
  • Scarlette case: CBI to take over case from Goa cops 02-04-2008 11:08 PM

    Melbourne: VVS Laxman feels that the performance of openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will determine India's fate in the series against Australia starting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Monday. I always believe that, especially on overseas tours, the key will be how we play the new ball, or...
  • Scarlette case: Goa cops won't let go of prime witness 01-04-2008 09:40 AM

    Islamabad: A top Pakistan Cricket Board official was confident on Monday of bringing back international cricket to the country next year after an absence of three years. PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf has invited Bangladesh to play "few international matches" in Pakistan in April 2012 and has promised to provide comprehensive...
  • Goa Police destroyed proof in Scarlette case: NCW 31-03-2008 01:32 AM

    New Delhi: BCCI Vice President and IPL Chairman, Rajiv Shukla, on Thursday said the Board had never taken any decision to pay former India captain Sunil Gavaskar Rs five crore per season for media and governing council related activities involving the IPL. The concerned people told the Working Committee that...
  • After days of bad press, Goa back in a festive mood 30-03-2008 02:37 PM

    Read and/or watch Dravid's complete speech at the end Canberra: Indian batting great Rahul Dravid - while on India's Test tour of Australia - delivered the annual Sir Donald Bradman Oration for 2011 at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on Wednesday night, touching upon the need to stay flexible...
  • Goa govt ready for CBI probe in Scarlett murder 25-03-2008 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Crowd-pleasing batsman Yuvraj Singh has told cricket fans it is simply a matter of time before he is back playing again after being diagnosed with a non-malignant lung tumour. A wave of sympathy swept the country when his mother said in a statement at the weekend that the...
  • Remo uses music as weapon to fight drug nexus 25-03-2008 11:58 AM

    Mumbai: The curator of the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Sudhir Naik, says he was deeply hurt by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's sarcastic remarks about the pitch which produced a thrilling draw on the fifth and final day of the third Test between India and the West Indies on Saturday. Ashwin's statement...
  • Goa Police slam forensic report on Scarlette death 24-03-2008 09:14 AM

    Mumbai: A revamp of the various cricket academies - regional and state - has been suggested to the Cricket Board to remove overlapping of some functions by the BCCI's Specialised Academies Committee headed by its chairman M P Pandove. The suggestion of the Pandove-headed committee will be among the items...
  • Scarlette case takes a dramatic twist, cops see red 23-03-2008 01:06 PM

    Johannesburg: Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle, involved in a protracted dispute with his national board, will play in Zimbabwe's domestic T20 competition at the end of November, officials said on Monday. Gayle, 31, has not played for West Indies since a World Cup quarter-final in March and the board...
  • Check Fiona's background, Goa minister asks UK Govt 16-03-2008 10:15 AM

    Lahore: A jolted Pakistan Cricket Board plans to hold an internal inquiry into the circumstances that led to the involvement of its three jailed players in the spot-fixing scandal. The new chairman of the board, Zaka Ashraf made it clear that it was surprising that the players got involved in...
  • Goa bans land sale to foreigners 15-03-2008 02:04 AM

    London: A British judge dismissed claims on Wednesday that Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir was only involved in one episode of spot-fixing, as three Pakistan players awaited sentencing in the case. The 19-year-old has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to cheat at gambling and to accept corrupt payments by plotting to bowl...
  • Brit tourist death: Goa CM says no to CBI probe 11-03-2008 11:02 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Kumar Sangakkara put his wealth of experience on show with a pugnacious unbeaten hundred to keep Pakistan's victory bid on hold in the first Test on Friday. The 33-year-old left-hander notched 161 for his 26th Test hundred to help Sri Lanka, trailing by 314 runs in the first...
  • Brit teen's family wants CBI probe into her death 10-03-2008 09:44 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI has made a presentation to the other member Boards of the ICC on the controversial Umpire Decision Review System (DRS) to show how 'Hot Spot' technology had failed during India's tour of England, said president N Srinivasan. He said the Indian Board convinced the other member...
  • Scarlette death: Bartender arrested at Anjuna beach 10-03-2008 08:22 AM

    India's Innings 37th over: The misery ends for England in 36.1 over at the score of 174, with Jade Dernbach becoming the last man to be dismissed, Ashwin the wicket-taker. It's a big win for India by 126 runs, also their second largest against England. It also ends their eight-match...
  • Goa tourist's death not an accident: Second autopsy 09-03-2008 08:47 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa and Australia both usher in new eras this week when the old foes start a month long cricket contest days after their bruising battle at the Rugby World Cup. The tour starts with two Twenty20 games, which will likely set up a typically fierce one-day and Test...
  • Cops says British girl drowned, family cries murder 01-03-2008 04:10 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback for the owners of Kochi Tuskers Kerala, the Bombay High Court has squashed their plea against the BCCI encashing their bank guarantee. The BCCI on Monday had terminated the contract of the IPL franchise for non-payment of bank guarantee, thus abruptly ending the controversial Kerala...
  • Goa MLA held for attempted murder 20-02-2008 04:03 PM

    Birmingham: After Virender Sehwag's King Pair on Friday, it was the turn of Rahul Dravid on Saturday, who despite not having nicked the ball chose to walk off when wrongly adjudged caught behind by umpire Simon Taufel. Already struggling in the Test match and the series, India were off to...
  • Goa carnival kicks off with Samba beats 03-02-2008 04:34 PM

    Antigua: Indian captain Suresh Raina says that the young team has done exceptionally well in the ODI series against the West Indies despite not getting much time to prepare. Raina was elated after India took a 3-0 lead in the five-match series by winning the third ODI here on Saturday....
  • Monserrate' s NCP entry unlikely in Goa 19-01-2008 10:52 PM

    Bridgetown: Misbah-ul-Haq stroked an unbeaten 62 to pilot Pakistan to a nervy three-wicket win over West Indies in the third cricket one-day international at the Kensington Oval on Thursday. The victory gave the visitors a triumphant 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Misbah's innings, spiced with four fours and two...