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Stray cattle turning ‘non-vegetarian’, sent for treatment: Goa minister

"The cattle at the gaushala are being medically treated. Veterinary specialists have been roped in to treat them with medicine. It will take four to five days to turn the cattle into vegetarians once again," Michael Lobo said.

Goa school teacher arrested for allegedly molesting five students

"The students, all minors from Classes 5 and 7, informed the school's internal complaints committee that they were molested by the teacher. The girls alleged that the teacher touched them inappropriately," Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas said.

Goa govt rolls back road tax by 50% till December 31

The timing of the decision followed a long statewide protest by car associations and dealers who warned a dip in sales, and looked to government for support.

Not chai, politics to be resolved over single malts and wines, Goan style

Sardesai who prides in his collection of single malts and exotic wines — often showcasing it to special guests, made the offer in a public event, inviting minister Michael Lobo “over a nice drink”.

Delhi: 27-year-old objects to men carrying gun, shot in face

According to police, the victim, Jaspal Bhatti, was returning home from a gurdwara when he saw the accused carrying a pistol and objected to it.

Delhi-bound IndiGo flight returns after engine catches fire mid-air, Goa minister aboard

Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral, who was among the passengers on the flight which took off from the coastal state on Sunday, told PTI that the aircraft's engine caught fire following which the plane had to return to the airport.

Goa govt bans single-use plastic in its offices from October 2

Stating that directive has been issued following approval from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Arlekar said the government wants to promote eco-friendly and re-usable items in the coastal state.

Goa police begin probe into social media poster about nude party

While the poster mentions three roads in North Goa district where the party is likely to happen, it has not given a detailed address nor a date, the official said.

Goa: Four students drown in water-filled laterite quarry

On Saturday, 43 students of Tuem based Don Bosco High School had a trek organised near their boarding school. While the entire group stayed together, a few ventured into the water-filled quarry for swimming.

Goa ex-deputy Speaker Victoria Fernandes dead

She had served as deputy speaker during 2005-2007.

Goa: Swimming coach booked for rape after video of him allegedly molesting minor goes viral

Goa Swimming Association president Digambar Kamat confirmed Surajit Ganguly's termination and said a letter was sent on Wednesday evening to concerned authorities to ensure the alleged accused was removed from the roster.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant says state’s finances stable, rubbishes huge borrowing claims

Pramod Sawant said though Goa's major revenue source - the mining activity - has been stopped, his government is tapping other options to make up for the losses.