Everything you need to know about Dara Goan Bo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dara Goan Bo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Nangarhar, May 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Four Afghan policemen were killed Sunday as a roadside bomb went off in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar, the provincial government said in a statement.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Riding high after the arrest of three cricketer, including India fast bowler S. Sreesanth, in spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police are still struggling to file a chargesheet 13 years after having exposed the murky world of match-fixing in 2000.
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) Nearly 14 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob in Odisha, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested two absconding accused in the case.
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Thursday hit out at the BJP, which has called the CBI case against its leader Gulabchand Kataria politically motivated, saying that the party has double standards.
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) A record 2.7 million tourists landed in Goa last year, the tourism department has said.
Agra May 15 (IANS) Conservationists here have demanded the restoration and reopening of Dara Shikoh' library that is lying in shambles in the heart of the Taj city.
Film: "Go Goa Gone"; Cast: Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari, Puja Gupta and Saif Ali Khan; Directors: Krishna DK-Raj Nidimoru; Rating: ***
The Communist Party of India-Marxist secretary for Goa, Thalmann Pereira, also said that mining leases given to handpicked, crony Goan families by the "hated" colonial regime headed by Portuguese dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar decades ago should be wrested back, and a government corporation should be formed to run the mining on these leases.
Panaji, April 26 (IANS) Ancestral land sold by Goan expatriates could have led to Goa's real estate rush, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Sunil Tripathi's family has sought "privacy" for itself and "for our love for Sunny" after forensic dental examination confirmed that a body found in Providence River was that of the missing Indian origin student.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US authorities are trying to determine if a body pulled from Providence river is missing Indian origin student Sunil Tripathi, who was erroneously linked on social media to the Boston bombings last week.
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Conveniently nestled on Candolim beach, this not-so-big, not-so-small holiday resort could be a perfect destination for those who want to savour both the worlds - five-star luxury and shacks on the beaches.
Pune, April 19 (IANS) Pune FC believe there still remains a chance to push up further in the I-League table. And hence, on the eve of their Round 25 away game against Air-India, talk revolved on staying positive and achieving maximum at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here Saturday.
Extreme smelliness is the next big thing in movies. Modules containing 1,000 smells are being bolted to the backs of cinema chairs. Computerized smell-releasers recreate the aromatic pongs of whatever you see on the screen, as tiny motors shake your chair and tiny sprays spurt liquid in your face.
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) Former union commerce minister Kamal Nath had overruled his ministry's secretary and favoured denotification of three special economic zones (SEZ) in Goa in 2008, suggest recently unclassified diplomatic cables available on Wikileaks.
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) With the facade of a century-old church looming in the background, Goa will celebrate a four-day heritage festival from Thursday with trademark beef, pork, fish-based cuisine, handicrafts and cultural performances showcasing the state's culture and traditions.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) The Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) Sunday hailed the appointment of Mumbai's Cardinal Oswald Gracias by Pope Francis as one of his advisors in the Vatican.
Panaji, April 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the industrial might of the state stole the show Saturday at a corporate brainstorming session here to throw up suggestions for Goa's proposed investment policy.
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) More than a 100 years after the Titanic sank, the overtly rich and elaborate cuisine served to the high and mighty onboard the ill-fated vessel continues to make waves.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Five contemporary English fiction titles from India - Misi Saran's "The Other Side of Light", Jeet Thayil's "Narcopolis", "Em and the Big Hoom" by Jerry Pinto, "The Wildlings" by Nilanjana Roy and "God on Every Wind" by Farhad Sorabjee - have been nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2013.
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Friday said it would be "proud" to host Pope Francis I if he decided to visit the 2014 exposition of Spanish Jesuit St. Francis Xavier.
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Pope Francis could visit Goa for the 2014 exposition of pioneering Jesuit St. Francis Xavier, said a priest of the church where the mortal remains of one of the first Christian missionaries to India are kept.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) As a child, Sajid Khan saw his father's journey from glory to gloom and admits it taught him not to get carried away by success or guided by fear of failure.
Panaji (Goa), Mar 31 (ANI): Goa celebrated the ancient 'Shigmo Festival' on Sunday that marks the onset of spring, with both pomp and show, and with vibrant and colourful processions through streets and decked up markets.
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) Ace Goan fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked a Mumbai-based designer's poster as the lead creative for the queer film festival, annually held in the Maximum City.
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Young Goan entrepreneur Anish Quenim has scored the goal of his life on the hallowed green turf of Anfield, home to Liverpool, a legendary English football club.
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) Now that the Goa Carnival's samba season is well and truly over, get ready for the deafening cymbals of Shigmo, often referred to by historians as the Goan adaptation of the Holi festival.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) ONGC's love affair with the Ambedkar Stadium continued and their unbeaten streak in the I-League at home this season stretched to nine games when they held league leaders Churchill Brothers to a 1-1 draw.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha members Tuesday stressed the importance of preventing misuse of the provisions of the anti-rape bill introduced in the house by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, while opinions diverged on the proposal to keep the age of consent at 18.
Jamshedpur, March 8 (IANS) Pune FC is up against another unknown Goan opponent in Sporting Clube Goa in the Under-20 I-League 2013 at the Gopal Stadium here Saturday.
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) Goa wants football to be a catalyst for the socio-economic development in the state.
Jamshedpur, March 7 (IANS) Salgaocar took virtually no time to score two goals against defending champions Pune FC to win their first match of the U-20 Tournament for I-League Clubs here Thursday.
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) Goa's ruling BJP Thursday said the allotment of an industrial plot to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son was as per rules, refuting the Congress's charge of nepotism.
Jamshedpur, March 6 (IANS) Shillong Lajong FC and Churchill Brothers SC played out a goalless draw to share the spoils in their opening group encounter in the Under 20 I-League match at the JRD Tata Complex here Wednesday.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Former Churchill Brothers striker Akram Moghrani is among the 24 Lebanese players who have been suspended by the Lebanese Football Association (LFA) in a match-fixing case.
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) The Goa industry Thursday said the 2013-14 annual budget of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram would spur industrial growth in the country, but there was not much in it for the state.
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Tourism in Goa will now become a brand, thanks to social networking site Facebook.
Pune, Feb 16 (IANS) I-League side Pune FC signed up Liberia-born Australian striker Boima Jerry Karpeh replacing Japanese Daisuke Nishiguchi for the last stretch of the league.
Islamabad, Feb. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four people were killed and 13 others injured on Thursday afternoon when a bomb ripped through a busy market in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai Agency, local media reported.
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) Three outstation cricket teams, including a Sri Lankan outfit, will be the highlight of the Goa Professional League (GPL) which will kick off here Feb 23, the organiser said.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Actor Vindu Dara Singh, often seen on the silver screen in supporting roles, now turns producer and his maiden venture is TV series "Savdhaan India".
Panaji, Feb.10 (ANI): Thousands of revellers, including locals and tourists, flocked to the annual Goa Carnival in Panaji, Goa, on Sunday.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) TV actor Karanvir Bohra has ventured into film production with Punjabi film "Love You Soniye". He says the Punjabi movie industry is poised for good growth and he is positive his project will reap good results.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Familiarity with the cast and crew is important for Vindu Dara Singh who confesses that he likes to work with people he is on good terms with.
Film: "David"; Actors: Vikram, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vinay Virmani, Tabu, Lara Dutta, Nasser, Rohini Hattangadi and Monica Dogra; Director: Bejoy Nambiar; Rating: ****1/2
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Wobbly dentures and not sharp teeth is what Goa's much-hyped Lokayukta appears to be having, political activists say criticising the recently amended public ombudsman bill tabled in the state assembly.
Jammu, Jan. 28 (ANI): Family members of late Chambel Singh, an Indian prisoner allegedly beaten to death in a Pakistani jail, led a demonstration here on Monday to seek his body.
Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) Goa's King Momo may have just gotten lucky this carnival.
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Star hotels and resorts in Goa could soon have pigs, cows and poultry to gobble up their garbage generated in-house.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) ONGC will look to continue their winning form under new coach Santosh Kashyap when they take on an off-colour Salgaocar in an I-League match at the Ambedkar Stadium here Saturday.
Panaji, Jan 3 (IANS) The carnival may remain a Goan experience after all. Following public wrath, tourism officials are re-thinking about including Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat into Goa's carnival experience.
Pune, Dec 29 (IANS) Mumbai FC will be up for a challenge when they host table-toppers and defending champions Dempo SC in an I-League Round 13 encounter at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Sunday.
Panaji, Dec 29 (IANS) A radical political shift, cheap petrol and the ban on mining ensured that Goa remained in the limelight in 2012.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) They inspired with their brilliance, humbled with their talent. Sometimes controversial but always effective, they held us in thrall and left an indelible mark on the lives of thousands. As 2012 winds down, time to once again remember the magic of some of those we said goodbye to:
Panaji, Dec 27 (IANS) In the midst of all the din and buzz in India's busiest party destination, a few sombre soldiers of humanity want Goa's party scene to lower the volume in solidarity with New Delhi's 23-year-old gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The hybrid life of migrant Indians, their longing to connect to their homeland and their histories have been translating themselves into narrative photo-essays in veteran photographer Pablo Bartholomew's lens for the last two years.
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Pailan Arrows, the developmental side of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), will look to get back to winning ways when they take on title aspirants Dempo SC in the 12th round of I-League here at the Salt Lake Stadium Saturday.
Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Pigs may still not fly but in Goa, they certainly will party this Christmas.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian designers have a long way to go and are still primarily suppliers and exporters, says Wendell Rodricks, one of the few names in the fashion industry to have revolutionised the Indian ramp scene and also promoted it globally.
Panaji, Dec 14 (IANS) Goa has the potential to become a higher education hub like Boston in the US, Goa Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said.
Peshawar, Dec. 12 (ANI): Legendary Indian actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Peshawar would be acquired and preserved by the provincial government as national heritage, Minister for Culture, Mian Iftikhar Hussain announced on the actor's 90th birthday on Tuesday.
Peshawar, Dec. 10 (ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has rejected any rift among their ranks and have said that there is no plan to replace Hakimullah Mehsud with Waliur Rehman as new chief of the terror outfit.
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) He never allowed her to hold his hand in public but 46 years of marriage has changed many things, says Saira Banu lovingly of husband-actor-legend Dilip Kumar who turns 90 Tuesday. The celebrations for the landmark birthday will be quiet given the death of some of their closest friends this year.
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Out migration patterns of Indians in general and Goans in particular will now be tracked and studied with the Goa University establishing a chair for diaspora studies for the forthcoming academic year.
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) The famed Goa carnival is opening up to neighbours and others. In a major break from tradition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government has opened the carnival to participation by neighbouring states like Maharashtra and Karnataka as also Gujarat.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Asserting that there is no compulsion for implementing FDI in retail and states are free to decide on it, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday urged all political parties to vote against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Voting will be held in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday on the Bharatiya Janata Party's motion opposing the Congress-led UPA Government's move to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Seven speakers from different parties spoke Tuesday on the FDI issue in the Lok Sabha, kicking off a two-day debate with voting.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The BSP Tuesday expressed its doubts over foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail policy and said the Congress led UPA government should not rush with the decision.
Candolim (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) From crochet, woodcraft, wall hangings to jewellery and even homemade Feni ? Goan craftspersons are getting a rare worthy chance to showcase their handicrafts at the ongoing India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW), where fashionistas from different corners of the world have converged.
Candolim (Goa), Nov 28 (IANS) With many Indian designers looking towards the West for inspiration, designer Anupama Dayal continues to get creatively inspired by the rich colour of India and this is what one witnessed in her collection "Apsara" on the opening day of the India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW).
Fatorda (Goa), Nov 26 (IANS) Pune FC will be out on a mission to put on a better show than the last round when they take on Sporting Clube Goa in the I?League at Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Goa puts on its best Spanish accent this year as it prepares to say a holy 'ola' to devotees of a legendary Basque saint who put the state on the world map back in the 1500s.
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) Cashew, which is distilled to make popular Goan drink feni, also has the power to revitalise the state's pits left barren by excessive mining, say agriculturists and scientists.
The action comedy film of the year "Son of Sardar" starring Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles is all set to release this Diwali on Nov 13 to entertain the audiences through some hilarious comedy. So, read for the moview review of Son of Sardar, pre-review of Son of Sardar, story, release date, expectations of Son of Sardar before the release of the movie.
Islamabad, Nov. 11 (ANI): The U.S. military's confession that the 'most wanted' Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah is hiding in eastern Afghanistan has belied the declaration made earlier by Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) on October 28 that Fazlullah was not hiding in Afghanistan, but is operating from Pakistani territory under the protection of Qari Ziaur Rehman, an Al-Qaeda linked Taliban commander.
Panaji, Nov 10 (IANS) NCP's Goa unit has asked party chief Sharad Pawar to broker a truce between the state government and the union government so that they can jointly appeal against the Supreme Court-imposed mining ban in the state.
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) Over 14 lakh Goans residing in the state would get health insurance cover of up to Rs.2 lakh per family by the next year, Health Minister Laxmikant Parsenkar said Friday.
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Vindu Dara Singh describes "Son of Sardaar" (SOS) as his best project so far and is confident that after watching the comedy people will pen down roles specially for him. He thanks Ajay Devgn for the project.
Pune, Nov 2 (IANS) Mumbai FC and Salgaocar will be looking for the first win of the season when they face each other in the fourth round of I-League football at the Balewadi Sports Complex here Friday.
Panaji, Nov 1 (IANS) Here's relief for those hundreds of thousands from the Goan diaspora settled around the world.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed a Rajasthan High Court order asking BJP chief whip in the assembly Rajendra Rathore to surrender in trial court to face proceedings in alleged criminal Dara Singh's staged shootout killing.
Shillong, Oct 28 (IANS) Sporting Clube De Goa came from behind to beat Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 before a packed stadium in a round three match of the I-League football here Sunday.
Shillong, Oct 27 (IANS) After a great start to their I-League football campaign, Shillong Lajong will host Sporting Clube de Goa in a third round match here Sunday.
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Friday directed BJP legislator and former minister Rajendra Singh Rathore to surrender before it while setting aside a lower court order giving him a clean chit in a six-year-old criminal case, a lawyer said here Friday.
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) A Goa beach village now wants tourists to carry back the garbage they generate while having a ball on the beach.
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Moroccan Karim Bencherifa is all set to take over as Mohun Bagan's chief football coach from November, the city giant announced Friday.
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Sojourn to an exotic Goan beach, participate in a Chinese Dragon Festival, blow vuvuzelas at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium - the community Durga Puja organisers here are pulling out all stops to take revellers on a magical tour during the Oct. 20-24 festival.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) From award-winning film French drama "Love" to Japanese film "Like Someone in Love" to silent movies and much more - the 14th Mumbai Film Festival, starting Thursday, promises to entertain movie buffs with a mixed platter of some of the best films from across the world.
London, Oct 17 (IANS) A campaign mounted in Britain over environmental damage in Goa due to mining has received support from a British parliamentarian who has so far tabled two motions in parliament.
Shillong, Oct 12 (IANS) Shillong Lajong FC came from behind to snatch away a point from Salgaocar FC after they held the Goan giants to a 1-1 draw at the J.N. Sports Complex here Friday.
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) A goldsmith from West Bengal claimed he was stripped naked and beaten till his ear drums burst by police probing the murder of a Goan goldsmith.
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) A goldsmith from West Bengal claimed that he was stripped naked and beaten by Goa Police Crime Branch officials, who are under pressure to probe the sensational murder of a Goan goldsmith last month.
Gangtok, Oct 6 (IANS) Debutants United Sikkim FC came back from behind to upset established I-League side Salgaocar 3-2 in a thrilling match at the Paljor Stadium here Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The showpiece I-League football tournament starts Saturday, sans a title-sponsor, with four matches on the day but the spotlight will be on the Goan derby where defending champions Dempo take on tournament favourites Churchill Brothers.
Panaji, Oct 2 (IANS) Housewives in Goa just got a breather from rising inflation -- courtesy Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Siliguri, Sep 27 (IANS) The second semifinal of the 34th Federation Cup is expected to offer a feast of creative football as the two most accomplished sides of the country - Salgaocar SC and Dempo SC - lock horns at the Kanchanjungha Stadium here Friday.
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav is looking forward to the release of his directorial debut "Ata Pata Lapata" and says that he has incorporated his personal experience of last 10 years in the musical satire and wants people to enjoy it.
Jamshedpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows held Dempo to a 1-1 draw.