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  • I thought I was here to receive the award, not to give a speech: Rajinikanth at IFFI 2014 8 hours 48 minutes 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 10 hours 31 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    (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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    (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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Manohar Parrikar to file nomination for Rajya Sabha on Monday November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to file nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pardesh on Monday. Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers. "I can confirm that I am going Lucknow in...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC, ISL 2014, Match 26 November 9, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Boosted by the return of Brazillian Andre Santos, FC Goa would look to for a turnaround with a good show against Mumbai FC. FC Goa could be one of the most attacking sides in the ongoing ISL but they lacked in finishing...
  • IIT-B alumnus Manohar Parrikar sworn in as Cabinet Minister, likely to handle Defence Ministry November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: From a RSS pracharak to a Union Minister, technocrat-turned politician Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister, is known for his administrative acumen and clean image to leave an indelible mark on the politics of the tiny state. A Mumbai IIT graduate in metallurgical engineering and among the...
  • Will continue to guide Goa government in policy decisions: Parrikar November 9, 2014

    Panaji: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said he has been asked by the BJP high command to guide the Laxmikant Parsekar-led state government, even after he takes over a bigger role at the Centre. "I will always be guiding Goa government. I may not interfere with the state...
  • Parrikar refuses to comment on portfolio November 9, 2014

    Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar who will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers today refused to comment on his portfolio. ...
  • Being chief minister more difficult than union minister, says Manohar Parrikar November 9, 2014

    Panaji: As many faces will be inducted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi Council of Ministers on Sunday, former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to take the charge of defence ministry, said sources. Parrikar felt that a job of chief minister was more difficult that a union minister. "I am...
  • ISL: FC Goa look for turnaround with good show against Mumbai FC November 9, 2014

    Margao: Boosted by the return of Brazillian Andre Santos, FC Goa would look to for a turnaround with a good show against Mumbai FC in their Hero Indian Super League fixture at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. FC Goa could be one of the most attacking sides in the ongoing...