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  • Goa government suspends water sports after death of Russian tourists Yesterday

    Panaji: The Goa government suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being operated illegally. It was brought into notice of the government that several water sports in Goa were running illegally and an...
  • Home Ministry reviews dual citizenship issue of Goans Yesterday

    New Delhi: The issue of dual citizenship, being faced by nearly 50,000 Goans, is likely to be settled soon with Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday issuing an order to find a lasting solution to it at the earliest. At a high-level meeting attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and...
  • Ananth Mahadevan's 'Gour Hari Dastaan', the biopic of an Oriya freedom fighter, set to premiere at IFFI, Goa Yesterday

    Panaji: The biopic of a Oriya freedom fighter who had to wage a long battle for a second time to get his due after Indian independence, will be premiered during the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. 'Gour Hari Dastaan-The Freedom File', directed by Ananth Mahadevan and penned...
  • Goa Cricket Association wants tax probe into Kapil Dev's lights firm 3 days ago

    Panaji: The Goa Cricket Association has asked the state government's finance ministry to probe iconic cricketer Kapil Dev's firm Dev Musco Lighting for inflated costs and other alleged improprieties in the process of installing floodlights at the association's academy. Speaking to reporters after the GCA managing committee meeting last week, the...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa missing someone who can score a goal, says Zico 4 days ago

    Pune: FC Goa manager Zico on Sunday admitted that his team lacks a potent striker, which is the reason for their three defeats in four games in the Indian Super League. Goa lost 0-2 to FC Pune City in their away game on Sunday. "The team is missing someone who can score...
  • ISL 2014: David Trezeguet scores as FC Pune City beat FC Goa 2-0 4 days ago

    Pune: A striker always remains a striker is what David Trezeguet showed when he rolled back all those years with an opportunistic strike to help FC Pune City register their maiden win beating FC Goa by 2-0 in the Indian Super League on Sunday. It was an evening of World Cuppers...
  • IMD warns Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala about Cyclone Nilofar 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday issued a warning to the state governments of Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala Karnataka, Gujarat and the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadar Nagar Haveli as well as Lakshadweep regarding the formation of a potentially severe cyclonic storm 'Nilofar' in the region....
  • As it happened: FC Pune City vs FC Goa, ISL, Match 14 4 days ago

    FC Pune City host FC Goa in their first home game of the Indian Super League. Both teams are without a win and on a point each, and they would be desperate to get a win. It has been a case of so close yet so far for FC Goa, who...
  • Goa government forms committee to monitor Ebola 6 days ago

    Panaji: The Goa government has formed a committee to monitor the state's preparedness to keep the Ebola virus at bay, a statement said. The committee comprises senior health, police, immigration officials of the state and will be chaired by the health secretary, it said. The formation of the committee assumes significance especially...
  • Sunburn 2014 in Goa to have biggest DJ line-up ever 1 week ago

    Panaji: Sunburn, one of the biggest Electronic and Dance Music (EDM) festivals in India, has claimed that it will have the biggest line up of DJs ever in the upcoming edition. The festival is scheduled to be held in December this year at Vagator in Goa. "Sunburn Goa is not just a...
  • Robert Pires allegedly hit by Atletico de Kolkata coach, ISL probes 1 week ago

    The Indian Super League (ISL) said on Friday it is looking into allegation that former France midfielder Robert Pires was punched in the face by an opposition coach during a halftime altercation in Thursday's match in Goa. Former Brazilian great Zico, the coach of FC Goa, said Pires told him about...
  • ISL: We will fight to win next match, says FC Goa coach Zico 1 week ago

    Margao: FC Goa fans might have been disappointed with their team's 1-2 loss against Atletico de Kolkata in the Hero India Super League (ISL) on Thursday, but coach Zico was still pleased with the way his team played especially in the first half where they took the lead. Andre Santos gave...
  • Russian tourist alleges molestation in Goa, first at beach, then in hospital 1 week ago

    Panaji: A 32-year-old Russian national was allegedly molested twice over two days in Goa. She was allegedly molested first at a beach and later at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Panaji by a senior medical officer after the police referred her there for a "medical examination". The Goa state health...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata remain unbeaten with 2-1 win over FC Goa 1 week ago

    Margao: East Bengal midfielder Cavin Lobo scored a brace in the second half to help table-toppers Atletico de Kolkata overcome a one goal deficit and edge past hosts FC Goa 2-1 in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Thursday. It was Brazil International Andre Santos, who opened...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL, Match 10 1 week ago

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata are 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 on Thursday. It will be an ideal Diwali gift for the growing number of Atletico fans,...
  • ISL: Goa FC ready for Atletico de Kolkata test, says Andre Santos October 23, 2014

    Former Arsenal and Brazil left-back Andre Santos is happy with the way his stint at Indian Super League has taken off with Goa FC and hopes to leave an impact in the inaugural season of the league. Goa take on table toppers Atletico de Kolkata on Thursday and Santos said before...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata start as favourites against FC Goa October 23, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    (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 October 19, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 16, 2014

    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 October 16, 2014

    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 October 15, 2014

    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 October 15, 2014

    (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...