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Laxmikant Parsekar: ‘Rebel’ who made it big with BJP

Laxmikant Parsekar takes oath as Goa chief minister at the swearing-in ceremony in Panaji on Saturday.   	— PTI

Laxmikant Parsekar, who had rebelled against his family of die-hard MGP supporters to contest on a BJP ticket his first Assembly election in 1988, has reaped the reward for his loyalty to the party wi

FC Goa rope in ex-arsenal player Andre Santos for ISL

After getting Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires, FC Goa have now roped in former Arsenal and Brazil international player Andre Santos. Santos has signed on for FC Goa and will join the squad shortly.

Victim had tried to sell grandchild

In a new twist to the triple rape case in which a man is accused of sexually assaulting his minor daughter, sister-in-law and mother-in-law, it has now come to light that the grandmother of the minor

Indian Super League: Zico takes first practice session of FC Goa

FC Goa coach Zico puts the teams through motion on the first day of practice session

Players of Indian Super League club FC Goa got their first taste of the living legend Zico, manager and chief coach,on the first day of training in Goa at Tilak Maidan Stadium.

India need to adapt Japan model: Zico


Brazilian legend Zico, the most high-profile coach in the upcoming Indian Soccer League, wants the ‘Japan model’ to be followed by India in order to improve the standard of the game in a country of 1.

Of 30,000 hospitals, only 240 have been accredited

The healthcare sector of the country seems to be in shambles as, of the total 30,000 hospitals in the country less than one per cent meet accreditation requirements — a process to review the hospitals

Bangalore to host South Asia's largest air conditioning event

Acrex India 2015

The event, Acrex 2015 to be held in Bangalore in the last week of February 2015

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar sorry for racial slur in Goa Assembly


Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday apologised for using the word “negro” in one of the answers tabled on the floor of the House here after the alleged racist slur evoked strong reactions

Riddhi-Siddhi designs Shruti Haasan's look for special song in 'Tevar'


Goa-born designer sisters Riddhi and Siddhi Mapxencar have styled the look of actress Shruti Haasan for an item song in upcoming Hindi?movie 'Tevar'.

Viswanathan Anand has for the second year running been outclassed in the World Chess Championship by a player nearly 20 years his younger.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, and has clearly won the sprint when his government completes six months in office on November 26.