11 Jul 2015
Panaji: Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta Ltd today said it is hopeful of restarting iron ore mining in Goa from October. "We have resumed mining in Karnataka in February and we've been granted an interim capacity of 5.5 million tonne of saleable ore in Goa and mining is expected to recommence after the monsoons, hopefully from October, after getting the required approvals," company chairman Naveen Agarwal told shareholders at the 50th annual general meeting here.
24 Jul 2015
Panaji: FC Goa have roped in two more Brazilians - defender Leonardo da Silva Moura and midfielder Jonatan Lucca - taking their total number of foreign signings to eight players including six Brazilians, official sources said today.
17 Jul 2015
Panaji: The Goa Forest Department yesterday confirmed the sighting of a fully grown crocodile at Morjim beach whose images have gone viral on social media.
25 Jul 2015
Ranchi: Maoists torched 30 vehicles of the Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) engaged in mining work in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said today.
20 Jul 2015
Panaji: The Crime Branch of the Goa Police would conduct an initial probe into the alleged payment of $976,630 in bribes to a state minister and officials by an international consultancy firm, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Monday.
20 Jul 2015
Panaji: Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat, who headed the government during the alleged bribery case involving a US firm in 2009, has ruled out involvement of any of his Ministers.
02 Jul 2015
Panaji: FC Goa's chief coach Zico will arrive in the state on July 6 to take stock of all new signings before deciding on the players to be picked from the domestic draft for ISL 2.
18 Dec 2014
Panaji: State Bank of India has approved the one-time settlement (OTS) scheme for its borrowers from the beleaguered mining industry in Goa. This is expected to pave way for other financial institutions to settle the long-pending bad debt of those who are in a lurch due to the halting of mining in the state.
01 Nov 2014
Panaji: Goa government has decided to auction new mining leases while the existing operational leases would be renewed without going for any bidding.
06 Aug 2014
Panaji: The fate of Goa's mining industry would be decided on August 18, when the state legislative assembly will hold a comprehensive discussion on the guidelines that will form the backbone of the industry.