22 Nov 2014
Washington: Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defense publication said on Friday.
05 Mar 2014
Panaji: The Goa BJP is opposed only to offshore casinos and not onshore ones, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state Assembly on Wednesday. He also said no operational offshore casino would be allowed to function in the Mandovi River off Panaji by 2015.
04 Sep 2013
Panaji: The Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Goa government not to allow any more new offshore casinos functioning in large boats in the Mandovi River off Panaji, citing pollution issues.
01 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday announced signing of an initial pact for setting up a joint venture firm for executing an offshore wind power project in Gujarat.
02 Sep 2014
Chennai: Giving further teeth to its surveillance and maritime capability on country's eastern seaboard, Indian Navy will commission its Offshore Patrol Vessel INS Sumitra on September 4.
29 May 2014
Panaji: Union Minister for Tourism (independent charge) Sripad Naik has said that he is against the off shore casinos in Goa.
15 Nov 2013
Panaji: A gaming commissioner may soon be appointed in Goa to oversee the functioning of casinos. The Goa government would be finalizing the rules under the Goa Public Gambling (Amendment) Act in the next fortnight, which would enable the appointment of the official.
15 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Organized sector employees going abroad for offshore work can now fill their PF details online for seeking the Certificate of Coverage -- which attests that the person concerned is covered under social security schemes, and get it in three working days.
26 Feb 2014
Panaji: Illegal mining, the casino industry and real estate regulation could be the issues likely to feature in the Goa Aam Aadmi Party's election manifesto, a party member said.
07 Mar 2014
Panaji: The Indian Navy on Friday inducted INS Sumedha, an indigenously designed and built, state-of-the-art New generation Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) into its fleet.