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Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

31 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

23 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

India on Friday detected roughly 6,500 fresh cases of COVID-19, marking the highest single-jump day in coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

22 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

After battling cancer, Nafisa Ali diagnosed with leucoderma

09 Apr 2020

After battling cancer, Nafisa Ali diagnosed with leucoderma

Veteran actor Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been diagnosed with leucoderma. She shared the news on social media.

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

03 Apr 2020

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

After news surfaced that veteran actor and politician Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been stranded in Goa due to the lockdown, state government officials reached out to help her.

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

02 Apr 2020

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has taken a major toll on normal life, impacting more than a billion Indians, amid the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

14 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

Goa to host Indian Super League 2019-20 final: Details here

23 Feb 2020

Goa to host Indian Super League 2019-20 final: Details here

The finale of the 2019-20 Indian Super League (ISL) season is set to be held in Goa.

Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why

07 Feb 2020

Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why

Goa's celebrated tag of providing cheap liquor may be snatched away soon, as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant hiked rates in the maiden budget that he presented on Thursday.

Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

29 Jan 2020

Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.

Watch: Angry Salman Khan snatches phone from fan at airport

28 Jan 2020

Watch: Angry Salman Khan snatches phone from fan at airport

Just when you start thinking that Salman Khan could not get more arrogant, the actor proves otherwise, courtesy his rude public behavior.

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

10 Jan 2020

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.

Cyclone Kyarr's intensity increases, heavy rainfall expected in Karnataka, Goa

26 Oct 2019

Cyclone Kyarr's intensity increases, heavy rainfall expected in Karnataka, Goa

Heavy rainfall is expected in Goa and coastal Karnataka on Saturday, due to Cyclone Kyarr.

Goa government websites direct users to porn websites. No kidding!

23 Oct 2019

Goa government websites direct users to porn websites. No kidding!

The government is pushing its weight behind Digital India. The idea is to make everything web-dependent, from monetary transactions to filling forms and applying for passports.

Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

21 Oct 2019

Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

Recently, Goa minister Michael Lobo said cows in the coastal state have turned "non-vegetarian," baffling all of us.

TVS showcases NTorq 125 Race Edition at MotoSoul 2019

20 Oct 2019

TVS showcases NTorq 125 Race Edition at MotoSoul 2019

TVS Motor Company has recently concluded its first edition of the MotoSoul at Goa, a global event for performance motorcycle enthusiasts.

Piyush Goyal wants "mass movement" against NGOs for "obstructing development"

20 Oct 2019

Piyush Goyal wants "mass movement" against NGOs for "obstructing development"

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, whose words ensure he stays in news, made another controversial remark on Saturday.

Planning a girls-only getaway? Here are top five destinations

25 Sep 2019

Planning a girls-only getaway? Here are top five destinations

In all the hustle-and-bustle of life, you somehow forgot those fun night-outs, pyjama parties, and cooking sessions that were once the dearest to you, didn't you?

Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

24 Sep 2019

Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

Recently, two racy posters about a "nude party" in North Goa emerged on social media.

GST Council meeting: Push for hospitality; no relief for auto-sector

21 Sep 2019

GST Council meeting: Push for hospitality; no relief for auto-sector

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media, following the 37th GST Council meeting in Goa yesterday.

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

12 Sep 2019

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

12 Sep 2019

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

#TravelBytes: Five places where popular Bollywood movies were filmed

18 Aug 2019

#TravelBytes: Five places where popular Bollywood movies were filmed

From the beautiful beaches of Goa to the fascinating forts of Rajasthan, Bollywood has gone to various amazing places, making them even more iconic in the process.

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

10 Aug 2019

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

Raghu's wife Natalie is pregnant, "over the moon," he exclaims

05 Aug 2019

Raghu's wife Natalie is pregnant, "over the moon," he exclaims

Raghu Ram and his wife Natalie Di Luccio, who tied the knot in December 2018, are expecting their first child.

Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

22 Jul 2019

Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as President of the Indian National Congress in May, the position has remained vacant.

Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

13 Jul 2019

Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

On Saturday, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant inducted four new ministers in his Cabinet. Out of them, three were those who quit Congress to join BJP earlier this week.

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

13 Jul 2019

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

Earlier this week, a setback hit Congress in Goa after 10 of its MLAs joined the ruling BJP. And the saffron party is all poised to reward the former Congress MLAs, accordingly.

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

12 Jul 2019

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

As Congress continues to flail following the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi, 10 Goa MLAs deserted the party on Wednesday to join the rival BJP in a major setback.

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

11 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa to witness heavy-very heavy rains: IMD

08 Jul 2019

Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa to witness heavy-very heavy rains: IMD

Regions of Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions (including Mumbai) are likely to face heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coming week, as per the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

23 Jun 2019

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

For more than a decade, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi had an absent parliamentarian- Rahul Gandhi.

Is Varun Dhawan going to reveal his wedding date soon?

07 Jun 2019

Is Varun Dhawan going to reveal his wedding date soon?

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal's wedding is a hot topic in tinsel town. The two of them have long been the target of shutterbugs but they rarely give attention to them.

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal to get married in December

22 May 2019

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal to get married in December

After years of being in love, Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal are all set to get married in December.

Here's a list of Ranveer Singh's most expensive possessions

17 May 2019

Here's a list of Ranveer Singh's most expensive possessions

Ranveer Singh has become one of the most bankable actors in Bollywood, having delivered back-to-back hits, Padmaavat, Simmba and Gully Boy.

Woman tourist from HP found dead in Goa, husband missing

28 Apr 2019

Woman tourist from HP found dead in Goa, husband missing

A woman tourist from Himachal Pradesh was found dead at a plush hotel in Goa with police suspecting her absconding husband's involvement in the crime, an official said today.