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  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata start as favourites against FC Goa 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata is all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium, here on Thursday. It will be an ideal Diwali gift for the growing number of Atletico...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata buoyant after return of Borja Fernandez Yesterday

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata will be bolstered by the return of Borja Fernandez, even as their marquee signing and Liverpool star Luis Garcia is all set to miss their ISL away fixture against FC Goa on Thursday. "Borja's return will give us a big advantage," ATK's Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu said...
  • Zico is inspiring and ISL gives hope, says Armando Colaco 2 days ago

    One of Indian football's well-known coaches, Armando Colaco says he has "learnt many things" by watching the legendary Zico's training sessions with players of Indian Super League franchise FC Goa. Sharing his thoughts on the Brazilian great, Colaco, who presently coaches East Bengal, said, "One can see a lot of eagerness...
  • ISL: NorthEast United hold FC Goa to a 1-1 draw 3 days ago

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC capitalised on a debatable penalty decision as they held FC Goa to a 1-1 draw in a high intensity Hero Indian Super League match here on Sunday. Playing their third match at home on the trot in the space of seven days, NorthEast United conceded a goal...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United vs FC Goa, ISL 2014, Match 8 3 days ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having suffered defeats in their previous matches, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa would look to record a vital win when they take on each other in their Indian Super League fixture. NorthEast United FC began their campaign in the tournament...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan invited to inaugurate IFFI 2014 3 days ago

    Panaji: The Directorate of Film Festival here has invited megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from next month. "Formal invitation at highest level has gone to Amitabh Bachchan requesting him to inaugurate the event," director of film...
  • Goa: 64-year-old man held for allegedly raping minor relative 3 days ago

    Panaji: A 64-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his minor niece in South Goa district, the police said on Sunday. The accused, Kondlo Vithoba Velip, living in Morpirla village of Quepem taluka, allegedly confined the 10-year-old girl in a room at a house in his neighbourhood where he raped...
  • ISL: NorthEast United clash with Goa FC in vital match 4 days ago

    Guwahati: Having suffered defeats in their previous matches, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa would look to record a vital win when they take on each other in their Indian Super League fixture here on Sunday. NorthEast United FC began their campaign in the tournament with a 1-0 win over Kerala...
  • ISL has created a buzz, Pires will leave a mark: Arthur Papas 5 days ago

    Panaji: Football has finally begun to excite Indian audiences thanks to the buzz surrounding the Indian Super League (ISL), according to FC Goa assistant coach Arthur Papas, who also claims that marquee players like Frenchman Robert Pires would leave a long-lasting legacy in Indian football even after they leave. Australian coach...
  • Hope ISL team owners Dhoni and Kohli focused only on cricket World Cup 6 days ago

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is adept at the balancing acts. Outside cricket, he has unmatched passion for guns and motorbikes but hardly ever has that affected his game or leadership on the field. However, the serious business of investing in the world's most followed game may demand a different,...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC beat FC Goa to register first away win 1 week ago

    Chennaiyin FC became the first visiting team to win in the Indian Super League, beating FC Goa 2-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday. ...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC beat FC Goa 2-1 to register first away win 1 week ago

    Fatorda, Goa: Chennaiyin FC became the first visiting team to win in the Indian Super League (ISL), beating FC Goa 2-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday. The visiting team took the lead through Balwant Singh in the 32nd minute, who became the first Indian to score in the inaugural...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa, ISL 2014, Match 4 1 week ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Hosts FC Goa will be eyeing a positive start to their campaign against Chennaiyin FC when the Goa-leg of the much-hyped Indian Super League begins at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda. With former French star Robert Pires in their ranks alongside...
  • Parliamentary panel conclaves in five star hotels must stop, says Manohar Parrikar 1 week ago

    Panaji: The practice of parliamentary committees conducting their meetings in five star hotels and wasting public money should be stopped, said Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. "Staying in five stars by making PSUs arrange for it is not right," said Parrikar during the concluding session of the 16th All India Whips'...
  • Interview: Robert Pires consulted Arsene Wenger before saying yes to ISL 1 week ago

    Arsenal legend Robert Pires is one of the star attractions of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) and the former French international will be in action on Wednesday in Goa FC's first match of the tournament at home. Being the marquee player of Goa, all hopes will be on Pires...
  • ISL: FC Goa eyeing perfect start against Chennaiyin FC October 15, 2014

    Margao: With a vociferous crowd behind them, hosts FC Goa will be eyeing a positive start to their campaign against Chennaiyin FC when the Goa-leg of the much-hyped Indian Super League (ISL) begins at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda here on Wednesday. Much would depend whether the home team's players take to...
  • Parliamentary panels proceedings should be telecast live: Manohar Parrikar October 15, 2014

    Panaji: Proceedings of parliament's various committees should be broadcast live on the lines of US Senate Committee hearings, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. "Standing committees and other house committees they should also be telecast live," Parrikar said at the concluding session of the 16th All India Whips' conference...
  • Prostitution racket busted in Goa, 2 victims rescued October 10, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa Police Crime Branch has busted a prostitution racket, arresting five pimps and rescuing two victims, police said on Friday. One pimp Harvinder Singh from Chandigarh is aged 30 while all the others are in their 20s, police said. The other accused have been identified as Saurabh Amarnath Bajaj, 25,...
  • ISL: Andre Santos joins FC Goa squad October 10, 2014

    Margao: Former Brazil international Andre Santos on Friday joined FC Goa team practice session under the watchful eyes of coach Zico ahead of their Indian Super League campaign. After the training session at Tilak Maidan, Vasco, Santos said he looked forward to the much-anticipated football tournament. "It is a pleasure that I...
  • Know your ISL team: FC Goa October 10, 2014

    After Kolkata and the North-east, the city of Goa is high up on the fan graph of football in India, and it's only apt that it is one of the eight franchises of the Indian Super League. Joining the bandwagon of cricketers as team owners, Virat Kohli became the...
  • India Inc to observe October 10 as 'Compliance' Day October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: India Inc will observe October 10 as the 'compliance day for laws', being organised as a part of the week-long series of deliberations and workshops around the across the country starting from Monday. Scoring anything short on 10 on 10 on compliance would render individual and organisations vulnerable on...
  • As it happened: Indian Super League trophy launch October 5, 2014

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Eight city-based teams from across the country will compete for the ISL trophy. The teams are based in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kochi, Guwahati, Goa, Chennai and Kolkata. The inaugural season of the country's premier football league kicks off on October 12th....
  • Goa government appoints agency to study Mahadeyi river water October 2, 2014

    Panaji: Cementing its claim on Mahadeyi river water, Goa government has approved the appointment of an agency to conduct studies for protecting the state's interest before Mahadeyi Water Disputes Tribunal. The work has been awarded to DHI (India) Water and Environment Private Limited for Rs 1.34 crore. The agency will...
  • Goa CM Parikkar asked to fast-track resumption of iron ore mining September 30, 2014

    Panaji: People dependent on mining industry have asked the Goa government to fast-track resumption of iron ore mining in the state post Supreme Court lifting the ban. The development comes exactly a day before the Goa state cabinet's scheduled meeting on Wednesday, which is likely to unveil its mining policy,...
  • Tillari project: Maharashtra government to blame for delay in payment of relief, says Goa September 30, 2014

    Panaji: Goa has blamed the Maharashtra government for the delay in the handing out of compensation packages to people displaced by the Tillari irrigation project across both the states. "A compensatory package of Rs 5 lakh was finalised for the project-affected people (PAP) during a recent meeting between chief ministers...
  • ISL: Another ex-Arsenal player joins FC Goa September 29, 2014

    Panaji: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa on Monday signed on their second Arsenal player and Brazilian international Andre Santos, according to an official statement issued. Santos will be joining the club's training sessions shortly and will be the second Arsenal player after midfielder Robert Pires to be roped in...
  • Decision on lifting Goa mining ban after Cabinet clears policy September 29, 2014

    Panaji: Decision on withdrawal of suspension order on mining activity in Goa, which was imposed in September 2012, would be taken by the state Cabinet only after it approves the mining policy, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday. When asked whether the suspension would be lifted in the...
  • Goa: Girl denies rape by father; medical report negative September 27, 2014

    Panaji: A minor girl on Saturday refuted before the police allegations that her father had raped her. The girl's 30-year-old father, who hails from Maharashtra and is currently living in Goa, was accused of allegedly raping his daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law over a period of time in a complaint filed...
  • ISL: Tolgay Ozbey, Haroon Amiri sign for FC Goa September 26, 2014

    Panaji: FC Goa have roped in two of Dempo SC's foreign imports - Australian Tolgay Ozbey and Haroon Amiri of Afghanistan - for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) which starts on October 12, official sources said on Friday. Tolgay and Haroon, who extended their contracts with Dempo...