24 Jan 2015
Panaji: Locked in the Panaji by-election battle, rivals BJP and Congress have made offshore casinos as their poll plank with both the parties mudslinging at each other on the issue.
23 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Vice Admiral A G Thapliyal, Director General of Indian Coast Guard, on Friday said there was a need for stringent offshore security measures in view of emerging threats at the sea.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: To end ambiguity over who will probe crimes committed in international waters, the government is planning to designate agencies empowered to investigate unlawful activities offshore.
02 Jan 2015
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday said the government was not in favour of stopping the operations of five existing casinos "in one go".
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.
29 Dec 2014
Beijing: China's first multi-functional offshore engineering ship that can operate 3,000 meters under water has been operationalised.
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.
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.
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.