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  • Social media outrage forces Tarun Tejpal out of TOI Litfest Yesterday

    Mumbai: Outrage in the social media over inviting rape accused and former editor of 'Tehelka' magazine Tarun J Tejpal to a panel discussion has forced the organizers to drop him from the Times Literary Festival scheduled to be held in Mumbai in the first week of December. Bachi Karkaria, senior...
  • ISL: FC Goa beat FC Pune City 2-0 with a late winner 3 days ago

    Margao: FC Goa scored a goal in each half to win against a fighting FC Pune City to move to the fourth place in the Indian Super League on Saturday. Goa took the lead early in the fifth minute through Romeo Fernandes and sealed the victory in injury time courtesy substitute...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 38 3 days ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Back home after a fairly successful brief spell away, FC Goa will be eager to earn three points as they prepare to lock horns with FC Pune City in an Indian Super League match. If the 4-1 win against Delhi Dynamos...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa hope for home comfort ahead of FC Pune City clash 3 days ago

    Margao: Back home after a fairly successful brief spell away, a resurgent FC Goa will be eager to earn three points as they prepare to lock horns with FC Pune City in an Indian Super League match on Saturday. If the resounding 4-1 win against Delhi Dynamos in the away match...
  • Cow and calf new residents of Goa Raj Bhavan 4 days ago

    Panaji: After building a cow shed in Raj Bhavan complex, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is all set to welcome the first cow and calf to the plush grounds of the estate located on the outskirts of the capital. On Wednesday, Sinha visited a cow shelter run by the Jai Sriram Gosanvardhan...
  • IFFI 2014 gets eminent International juries onboard 4 days ago

    Panaji: From noted cinematographer Slawomir Idziak, Chinese filmmaker Zhang Jianya to actress Seema Biswas, the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that started Thursday has celebrated film personalities from all over the world as its jury. Idziak from Poland, who is also the jury chairman, is a noted...
  • I thought I was here to receive the award, not to give a speech: Rajinikanth at IFFI 2014 5 days ago

    Goa: If Rajnikanth is revered down south for his unique style, Amitabh Bachchan continues to be lauded for his acting prowess, the ability to experiment with roles and giving young actors a run for their money. And when both veteran actors come down to Goa to attend the...
  • Odisha edge past Goa by 1 run to enter Vijay Hazare semis 5 days ago

    Rajkot: In a thrilling battle on Thursday, Odisha prevailed a tense finish to edge past Goa by one run and book their semi-final spot in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament. Put into bat at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Odisha rode on contrasting centuries from Anurag Sarangi (112) and skipper Biplab...
  • IFFI 2014: All you wanted to know about India's prestigious film festival 6 days ago

    With just a few hours left to go until the big show - IFFI 2014 kicks off today, we give you a lowdown on the most important aspects of the prestigious film festival. So just in case you have missed out on the information regarding celebrities attending the festival, to...
  • IFFI 2014: HSJ demands withdrawal of the screening of Marathi film 'Elizabeth Ekadashi' at the festival 6 days ago

    Panaji: A right wing organisation has objected to a Marathi film to be screened at IFFI, which begins here tomorrow, alleging that its title is misleading and hurts the religious sentiments of Hindus. The Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS) has demanded withdrawl of screening of Marathi film 'Elizabeth Ekadashi', directed by Paresh...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw at home by FC Goa November 17, 2014

    The two teams had also been locked in a goalless stalemate in the first-leg encounter in Goa on November 9. ...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by FC Goa November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC and FC Goa played out an action-packed goalless draw in the Hero Indian Super League clash after both the teams failed to score on many occasions at the D Y Patil Stadium here on Monday. The two teams had also been locked in a goalless stalemate in...
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs FC Goa, Match 34 November 17, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Following a resounding victory over Delhi Dynamos FC, FC Goa would be looking forward to keep up their winning momentum when they clash with Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League match. Goa's thumping 4-1 victory over Delhi should act...
  • River cruise on Gujarat's Sabarmati soon November 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Adding to the exotic charm of Sabarmati waterfront-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project-- civic authorities have decided to launch a cruise or a floating restaurant facility. The project, however, faced a delay of more years as authorities looked for a firm which could prepare a 'river-cruise' like Goa but...
  • ISL: Goa keen to maintain winning run against Mumbai November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Following a resounding victory over Delhi Dynamos FC, the struggling FC Goa would be looking forward to keep up their new-found winning momentum when they clash with Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League match here on Monday. Goa's thumping 4-1 victory over Delhi, whom they had beaten at...
  • ISL: We will try everything to qualify, says Youness Bengelloun November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Youness Bengelloun is confident his struggling Indian Super League side FC Goa can still make it to the knockout stage of the competition despite languishing in the bottom half of the league table going into their crucial match against hosts Mumbai City FC. "We have six more games we can...
  • FC Goa coach Zico hails Indian football players in ISL November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Foreigners are doing the bulk of scoring in the Indian Super League but according to Brazilian legend and F C Goa coach Zico, that does not make them better than their Indian counterparts, few of whom have left him quite impressed. The 61-year-old, whose team is currently second from...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos hopeful of a comeback after FC Goa drubbing November 14, 2014

    Delhi Dynamos defence was seen as one of the best in the Indian Super League so far but on Thursday Goa FC reminded them of not being complacent as the tournament heads towards the business end. However, the Dynamos are not pressing the panic button just yet with assistant coach...
  • ISL: FC Goa thrash Delhi Dynamos FC 4-1 November 13, 2014

    Bengelloun scored twice while Pires and Ozbey completed the misery for a Delhi side who were hopelessly found wanting in every department of the game. ...
  • ISL: FC Goa thrash hosts Delhi Dynamos FC 4-1 November 13, 2014

    Brazilian legend Zico celebrated his second win of the inaugural season of Indian Super League when his team FC Goa thrashed the hosts Delhi Dynamos FC 4-1 on Thursday at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in a match where Delhi never showed real intent of getting the three points. A goal in...
  • Goa enter pre-quarters of Vijay Hazare November 13, 2014

    Goa progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of Vijay Hazare trophy one-day championship despite losing by seven wickets to Hyderabad, which pulled off a consolation win to pick up their first points of the tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here. In the South Zone leg of Vijay Hazare trophy, the winner...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs FC Goa, ISL Match 30 November 13, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A belated birthday gift it may be but marquee player Alessandro Del Piero would still be happy, and more importantly relieved, if Delhi Dynamos are able to break their winless streak when they take on FC Goa in a match...
  • ISL: We lack killer instinct, says FC Goa manager Zico November 13, 2014

    FC Goa manager Zico has said that his team needs to rediscover their killer instinct if they are to climb up the table and compete with other teams in the Indian Super League. Goa are currently bottom of the table and Zico also feels that the team has been a bit...
  • Manohar Parrikar travels in economy class, avoids Z security November 12, 2014

    Panaji: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he would use the security cover only when necessary, and avoid using the special aircraft as far as possible. "I have not taken Z security cover in Goa. I would prefer to go around with minimum security. But in Delhi while travelling...
  • Aadhaar card helps mother trace son lodged in Goa prison November 12, 2014

    Kalady(Kerala): An Aadhaar card has helped an 80-year-old mother from Kerala, who had been waiting for the past 16 years to hear from her son, trace him to the Agauda central prison in Goa. The aged mother, Kalyani, hailing from Sreemoolanagaram village near Nedumbasery airport, has been living alone in her...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Goa stun Tamil Nadu November 11, 2014

    Secunderabad: Robin D'Souza (3 for 36) and S S Bandekar (3 for 43) shared half a dozen wickets between them as Goa stunned Tamil Nadu by registering a six-wicket win in their South Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday. After putting them in to bat, Goa bundled...
  • Will not allow country to be defenceless against enemies: Parrikar November 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who took charge of the country's most heavyweight portfolio on Monday said that he would not allow the country to be defenceless against its enemies. Speaking to reporters after filing his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections, Parrikar said, "I was given my portfolio last...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa play 0-0 draw against Mumbai City FC November 9, 2014

    Margao: FC Goa played out a goalless draw against Mumbai FC in a closely-contested Indian Super League fixture at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday. The draw takes Mumbai FC to 10 points from seven matches to remain on fifth place while FC Goa continued to occupy the bottom spot of the...