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.
09 Oct 2016
Goa: A man has been arrested from Bengaluru in connection with the murder of perfume specialist Monica Ghurde, whose naked body was found in her rented flat.
10 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta today said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mines at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.
17 Mar 2016
Panaji: The measures proposed in Goa budget will help in resumption of mining industry which has been undergoing a critical phase, the state's business community feels.
16 Oct 2016
Panaji: Countering the threat of terrorism and strengthening security cooperation will be high on the agenda at the BRICS Summit that began on Sunday with India set to forcefully articulate the dangers posed by terrorism emanating from Pakistan and push for a comprehensive global convention to tackle the menace.
15 Oct 2016
Panaji: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday arrived at INS Hansa base in Goa for the BRICS summit, after a delay of more than nine hours due to bad weather, making it difficult for his plane to land in the coastal state.
16 Oct 2016
Panaji: Ramping up defence ties, India and Russia on Saturday announced deals worth about Rs 43,000 crores for purchase of state-of-art Russian air defence systems.
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.
17 Jul 2014
Panaji: In an oblique reference to judicial intervention in matters related to environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said only governments should decide on the economic trajectory of the nation.
11 Sep 2014
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the state received 25 percent additional funds this fiscal year as compared to the last financial year, despite a ban on the mining industry.