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Wanda is now Scarlet Witch, and she can turn into her true form whenever she wishes. Here's what it all means.

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Uttam Kumar's biopic titled Achena Uttam will unravel various known and not so well known incidents in the life of the superstar.

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The Talisman book, which was penned by Stephen King and Peter Straub in 1984, will be turned into a series for streamer Netflix.

Technology

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Goa News

Goa BJP removes state spokesperson Dattaprasad Naik
Goa BJP removes state spokesperson Dattaprasad Naik

While Naik was unavailable for a comment, sources in the party claimed that the removal is a part of an exercise to bring in discipline in the set up ahead of the civic polls.

Goa CM welcomes SC stay on order cancelling polls in 5 civic bodies
Goa CM welcomes SC stay on order cancelling polls in 5 civic bodies

The apex court on Thursday ordered to stay the verdict of the High Court’s Goa bench, which had set aside a notification of the state Urban Development ministry on reservation of wards in five municipal councils.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant rules out possibility of mid-term polls in state
Goa CM Pramod Sawant rules out possibility of mid-term polls in state

The tenure of Goa Legislative Assembly ends in February, 2022.

Following protests, CM Pramod Sawant scraps IIT-Goa project at Shel-Melauli
Following protests, CM Pramod Sawant scraps IIT-Goa project at Shel-Melauli

Speaking following a meeting with the panch members of the village as well as the MLA of Sattari Vishwajit Rane, CM Pramod Sawant said the decision was taken keeping “public sentiment” in mind.

Union minister Shripad Naik is conscious, recovering: Goa CM
Union minister Shripad Naik is conscious, recovering: Goa CM

A team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has advised to take Naik off the ventilator on Wednesday, an official from the team said and added that they are satisfied with Naik’s breathing, blood pressure and other health parameters.

Villagers, police clash over proposed IIT campus in Goa
Villagers, police clash over proposed IIT campus in Goa

The IIT-Goa campus is proposed on a 10 lakh square metre area in Shel-Malauli and Guleli villages, some 50 kilometres from Panaji. The villagers are opposing the project claiming that it would rob away their lands.

Liberation Day: Parents protest against Goa police for detaining their children
Liberation Day: Parents protest against Goa police for detaining their children

While the parents have maintained there was no ‘protests’ but ‘celebration of liberation’, the police disagree.

On Liberation Day, President Kovind hails Goa’s progress
On Liberation Day, President Kovind hails Goa’s progress

The President’s visit was marred by police vans clearing protesters across the state — children and youth dressed in Save Mollem T Shirts have been opposing infrastructure projects crossing the Western Ghats.

PM Modi greets people of Goa on state’s Liberation Day
PM Modi greets people of Goa on state’s Liberation Day

“On the special occasion of Goa Liberation Day, greetings and best wishes to my sisters and brothers of Goa. We recall with pride the bravery of those who worked hard to free Goa. Praying for the continuous progress of the state in the years to come,” the prime minister said in a tweet.

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar quits over poor show in local polls
Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar quits over poor show in local polls

The Congress had won only four Zilla Panchayat seats, out of the 49 where polling was held last week. The ruling BJP had bagged 32 seats.

Goa liberation anniversary celebrations may be used to ‘tarnish Nehru’s image’, outfit tells Prez Kovind
Goa liberation anniversary celebrations may be used to ‘tarnish Nehru’s image’, outfit tells Prez Kovind

Damodar Mauzo, president of the Goa unit of Dakshinayan Abhiyaan, also accused CM Sawant, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of initiating a misinformation campaign.

56% polling in 48 Zilla Parishad seats of Goa
56% polling in 48 Zilla Parishad seats of Goa

Sadanand Shet Tanavade, the BJP state president, said he was “confident” of a good show.

Polling begins for Goa’s 48 Zilla Panchayat seats
Polling begins for Goa’s 48 Zilla Panchayat seats

Voters could be seen queuing up at the polling booths across the state as soon as the process began.

ASI to begin restoration of St Francis Xavier’s casket in Goa
ASI to begin restoration of St Francis Xavier’s casket in Goa

The space will see scaffolding only as the team from ASI’s Chemical Branch from Aurangabad begins work on the casket, with the remains to be placed in another silver case and placed in the high altar at the mausoleum as work on the casket continues.

In Goa, youngsters hold press meet, ask govt to scrap 3 linear projects crossing Western Ghats
In Goa, youngsters hold press meet, ask govt to scrap 3 linear projects crossing Western Ghats

With their points neatly listed, they read taking turns, with the youngest speaker –– a ten year old –– as they explained the projects and the damage they believe they pose to the environment and the state of Goa, and stood representing themselves, “the future of Goa”.

As tourist inflow rises, policing a challenge in Covid times but cops ready: Goa DGP
As tourist inflow rises, policing a challenge in Covid times but cops ready: Goa DGP

Winter being the peak tourist season for the coastal state, the DGP said police officials are gearing for a bigger inflow of tourists.

Goa govt revokes nod to Sunburn EDM festival after facing flak
Goa govt revokes nod to Sunburn EDM festival after facing flak

The move comes in the wake of criticism being faced by the BJP government in the state after it gave its nod to organise the festival amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

HC notice to Goa CM, Guv on rejecting Lokayukta mining report
HC notice to Goa CM, Guv on rejecting Lokayukta mining report

The writ petition was filed by NGO Goa Foundation after the offices of Governor and Chief Minister rejected the recommendations, after which the Lokayukta further sent them a special report.

Goa: FIR against Chandor midnight protest convenors
Goa: FIR against Chandor midnight protest convenors

On Sunday, over 3,000 Goans had come out to protest against the double tracking of the railway line off Chandor, in what they fear is for expansion of coal wagons. 

COVID-19: Goa casinos to reopen Nov 1
COVID-19: Goa casinos to reopen Nov 1

The state has 6 on-shore casinos and 10 operating out of five-star resorts.

ABVP seeks action against Goa professor, many profs back her
ABVP seeks action against Goa professor, many profs back her

Confirming that the letter was sent, ABVP’s Naik said, “We have evidence. In her lectures, she was teaching many anti-religious things.”

Goa announces investment in cluster development plans
Goa announces investment in cluster development plans

At the time when the traditional sectors have taken a backseat with heavy dependence on mining, the decision will help government in looking for more village level scaling of work opportunities.

Day after he was found ablaze, man dies; Goa police starts probe
Day after he was found ablaze, man dies; Goa police starts probe

The man, identified as Vilas Methar, lived in the same village panchayat. The police said he was admitted to hospital on Wednesday afternoon with injuries to his face and hands.

Five held in Goa for betting on IPL matches
Five held in Goa for betting on IPL matches

A case was registered against the accused under provisions of the Goa Public Gambling Act, the official said.

Goa: One worker dead, 4 injured in ammonia gas leak in factory
Goa: One worker dead, 4 injured in ammonia gas leak in factory

Meanwhile, the Goa Industrial Development Corporation, which manages the industrial estate, said it would conduct an inquiry into the incident.

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