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Week after week, Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya have managed to win the hearts of their fans with their charming performances, ending up as one of the top jodis on Nach Baliye 8.

Karan Johar feels privileged to be a part of the journey of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali: The Conclusion.

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Huma Qureshi also spoke about her failures, feminism and future projects including Dobaara.

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Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company's computer architects have revealed.

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GameStop Corp.’s power boost from the Nintendo Switch was all too fleeting.

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G7 leaders meeting in Sicily called on Google, Facebook and other internet companies to do “substantially” more to take extremist material offline.

Goa News

Goa government to unveil start-up policy in 10 days
Goa government to unveil start-up policy in 10 days

The Goa government is all set to roll out a new start-up policy in the next ten days.

Goa bridge collapse: Rajnath Singh dials Manohar Parrikar, says rescue ops intensified
Goa bridge collapse: Rajnath Singh dials Manohar Parrikar, says rescue ops intensified

Union Home Mininster Rajnath Singh speaks to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar after a Portuguese-era footbridge collapsed in Curchorem.

Goa: Sonshi mines may face GSPCB action over high air pollution
Goa: Sonshi mines may face GSPCB action over high air pollution

The mining firms are required to furnish a bank guarantee by tomorrow, failing which, they will not be allowed to operate this season.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to contest by-election from Panaji; Congress, AAP to field candidates
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to contest by-election from Panaji; Congress, AAP to field candidates

Panaji is currently represented by Manohar Parrikar’s close aide Siddharth Kuncalienkar, who had, in 2014, contested the bye-election after Parrikar resigned to join the Union cabinet.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health department to list priority areas
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health department to list priority areas

Healthcare areas which need immediate improvement would be discussed in the meeting, Manohar Parrikar said.

Goa: Woman gets Seven-year jail for pushing daughter into prostitution
Goa: Woman gets Seven-year jail for pushing daughter into prostitution

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the woman, who was convicted under relevant sections of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 and the Goa Children’s Act, 2003.

Goa: Nitesh Rane, 8 others charge-sheeted in 2013 toll plaza case 
Goa: Nitesh Rane, 8 others charge-sheeted in 2013 toll plaza case 

The Goa government has imposed entry tax on non-Goa registration vehicles that enter the state.

Parrikar pledges to protect Lamani community
Parrikar pledges to protect Lamani community

Members of the Lamani community have been living in Goa with dignity and pride for many generations, which makes them Indians first and Goans next: Manohar Parrikar

Goa State Museum to be relocated: Manohar Parrikar
Goa State Museum to be relocated: Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said the museum would be housed in the palace until new building is constructed.

Will ensure no such nuisance is created in state: Goa DGP on late night parties
Will ensure no such nuisance is created in state: Goa DGP on late night parties

He said that police have already been directed by CM Manohar Parrikar to strictly curb these ‘illegalities’ across Goa

Goa airport to be partially shut for five days for runway upgrade
Goa airport to be partially shut for five days for runway upgrade

The airport, located in Dabolim in south Goa, is managed by Indian Navy and is part of its INS Hansa base near Vasco

Goa: Online flesh trade racket busted; 3 arrested
Goa: Online flesh trade racket busted; 3 arrested

Two men, aged around 28, and a 27-year-old woman were arrested for allegedly running the racket, Crime Branch official said.

UK national dies in Goa while exercising in gym
UK national dies in Goa while exercising in gym

An ambulance with doctors was summoned immediately, but by the time it arrived, he was dead, Dalvi said.

Goa witnessed over 19 per cent growth in tourism last year: Survey
Goa witnessed over 19 per cent growth in tourism last year: Survey

“In order to promote Goa as an ideal tourist destination, several initiatives and tourism infrastructure projects were undertaken to augment the carrying capacity of the state,”

Irish woman found dead on Goa beach; one arrested
Irish woman found dead on Goa beach; one arrested

According to police, she was last seen playing Holi with the locals in the village.

Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar to dissolve rebel unit, ready to work as swayamsewak
Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar to dissolve rebel unit, ready to work as swayamsewak

Velingkar, whose GSM was part of the alliance that contested the February 4 Assembly polls against the ruling party, had last month hinted at either merging his breakaway “Goa prant” with RSS or dissolving it.

Mahadayi water dispute: Goa government’s plans to meet PM Modi hit roadblock
Mahadayi water dispute: Goa government’s plans to meet PM Modi hit roadblock

The meeting with the PM may not happen soon as he is busy with campaigning in Uttar Pradesh after which he would be proceeding on a foreign trip.

Goa CM says won’t file review plea on SC highway liquor sale ban
Goa CM says won’t file review plea on SC highway liquor sale ban

Laxmikant Parsekar said it would not be “fair” on the part of his govt to approach the top court, but the affected liquor vendors could file a review petition

BJP leader Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane denies murder charge levelled by ex-driver
BJP leader Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane denies murder charge levelled by ex-driver

Pandurang Adarkar, a former driver of Rane, has claimed he had witnessed the killing of one Shanu Gaonkar in 2006 by the BJP leader.

Goa Forward concerned with Supreme Court order on highway liquor sale ban
Goa Forward concerned with Supreme Court order on highway liquor sale ban

The party said it wanted the state government to take all possible measures to protect the genuine interests of Goan businessmen and dependents.

Inmate killed in Goa prison fight
Inmate killed in Goa prison fight

CRPF personnel, who were deployed in the state for the upcoming Assembly polls, assisted the local police in bringing the situation under control

Manohar Parrikar busy in Goa while terrorists attack army: Sanjay Raut
Manohar Parrikar busy in Goa while terrorists attack army: Sanjay Raut

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said it was unfortunate that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was “busy in Goa’s politics” while terrorists were attacking the army.

Kejriwal promises rehab fund for mining affected in Goa
Kejriwal promises rehab fund for mining affected in Goa

AAP national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday assured rehabilitation fund of Rs 400 crore for the “victims” of 2014 iron ore mining ban in Goa.

Card payment: All Goa Petrol Pump Dealers’ Assn has not given any direction
Card payment: All Goa Petrol Pump Dealers’ Assn has not given any direction

The All Goa Petrol Pump Dealers’ Association has not issued any direction to its members to stop accepting payments through credit and debit cards at petrol pumps

Goa moving closer to achieve total LED street lighting
Goa moving closer to achieve total LED street lighting

The work to replace street lights had begun in Goa after Diwali last year.

Poll dates out: MGP says will withdraw support to Goa government
Poll dates out: MGP says will withdraw support to Goa government

MGP president Dipak Dhavalikar said it is not difficult for the party to win majority of seats as “through the government and organisation, it was always connected to the voters”.

AAP declares four more candidates for Goa polls
AAP declares four more candidates for Goa polls

The party has already announced former bureaucrat Elvis Gomes as their chief ministerial face in the coastal state.

Gomes, AAP candidate for CM’s post in Goa, appears before ACB
Gomes, AAP candidate for CM’s post in Goa, appears before ACB

The 53-year-old AAP candidate, who would be contesting from Cuncolim in South Goa, has been announced as chief ministerial face of the party for the state Assembly polls due in early 2017.

Manohar Parrikar, Sripad Naik at loggerheads over former Congress legislator Madkaikar’s entry into Goa BJP
Manohar Parrikar, Sripad Naik at loggerheads over former Congress legislator Madkaikar’s entry into Goa BJP

Parrikar claimed, talking to mediamen on Sunday, that “as far as Sripad Naik is concerned he was totally taken into confidence before the decision (of Madkaikar’s entry) was taken.”

Goa: Passenger detained with Rs 4.76 lakh cash in Rs 2000 notes
Goa: Passenger detained with Rs 4.76 lakh cash in Rs 2000 notes

“The passenger was found with the cash during the checking at the departure gate. He had hidden 238 Rs 2,000 currency notes in the jeans in his hand baggage,” a senior Customs and Central Excise official told reporters in Vasco.

Goa Congress backs Nilkant Halarnkar in land grab case
Goa Congress backs Nilkant Halarnkar in land grab case

Halarnkar was booked by the ACB in June this year along with AAP’s chief ministerial face for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls, Elvis Gomes for their alleged involvement in the case.

Goa: ‘lay counsellors’ help fight depression, harmful drinking
Goa: ‘lay counsellors’ help fight depression, harmful drinking

Dr Vikram Patel, psychiatrist and principal researcher for the trials, told The Indian Express that the treatment gap for both disorders in the country is a staggering 85 per cent.

Airlines yet to integrate cyber security with business plans
Airlines yet to integrate cyber security with business plans

cyber security is an area earmarked for major IT investment by every Indian airline, the 2016 India IT Trends Benchmark report released by SITA said

Goa MLA Mauvin Godinho quits Congress, joins ruling BJP
Goa MLA Mauvin Godinho quits Congress, joins ruling BJP

“This morning I submitted the resignation to Congress party. I also submitted my resignation as member of Legislative Assembly to the Speaker. I am a free person now,” Godinho told reporters.

Rahul Gandhi to take part in ‘padyatra’ ahead of rally in Goa
Rahul Gandhi to take part in ‘padyatra’ ahead of rally in Goa

The ‘padyatra’ that began in North Goa’s Pernem Taluka on November 29, has covered 266 km and 34 constituencies, and Gandhi’s public rally will sum it up, he said.

All-women polling stations likely in Goa Assembly elections
All-women polling stations likely in Goa Assembly elections

The commission has also taken into account the possibility of distribution of commodities to influence voters during the polls.