Everything you need to know about Candolim: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Candolim: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sochi Olympics organisers have said 2,500 doping tests would be conducted at the Winter Games next February, surpassing the total at the Vancouver Games four years ago.
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Model Cara Delevingne reportedly ignored actor Leonardo DiCaprio's advances at the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Australian director Baz Luhrmann regrets leaving the opportunity to direct the first edition of "Harry Potter" franchise because he was busy with something else.
London, May 20 (IANS) Celebrity footballer David Beckham reportedly loves to style daughter Harper and has taken over the duty of styling her.
Vienna, May 15 (IANS) The IAEA will continue trying to finalize nuclear inspection documents regarding Iran's disputed nuclear programme in spite of differences between the two sides, an official said Wednesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Penelope Cruz's model sister Monica gave birth to a baby girl - from an anonymous sperm donor- on Tuesday
Cairo, May 13 (ANI): Former president Hosni Mubarak, who fell from power in Egypt after the uprising in 2011, said that future generations would judge him 'fairly'.
Paris, May 13 (IANS) The 52nd edition of the world's premier table tennis event will be held in Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy May 13-20 with a record 463 men and 360 women participating.
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Encroachments, rapid erosion, garbage and over-exploitation had cast a dark shadow over the future of Baga beach, one of Goa's best known and visited by thousands. With the state government finally sanctioning a multi-crore restoration and revitalisation plan, and promising to implement it in six months, it will go a long way in enhancing local infrastructure for tourism on which the state economy so much depends.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In today's day and age, an additional role that every mother should play is that of being a cyber-mother.
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has turned nasty over a result reversal of last month's Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II tie against New Zealand.
Havana, May 8 (IANS) Cuba's tourism industry plans to expand its lodging capacity to upwards of 85,000 rooms by 2020, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said.
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) France winger Franck Ribery Monday said he is eager to extend his Bayern Munich contract past 2015 having already spent nearly six years at the Champions League finalists.
Dhanushkodi (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): At least 15 Indian fishermen were reportedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday, while they were fishing near Dhanuskodi.
Damascus, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): A UN investigator has expressed her strong suspicions that the Syrian rebels had used nerve agent sarin in Syria's two-year deadly conflict, local media reported Monday, quoting a foreign media outlet.
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) International R&B singer Akon has flown here to record global version of Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu's hit love single "Love Anthem", which was originally released in 2011 for world peace.
Istanbul, May 4 (IANS) Turkey's Olympic gold medallist Asli Cakir Alptekin was charged with doping by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".
London, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand has warned England not to treat them like warm-up 'hors d'oeuvre' ahead of the back-to-back Ashes, following their arrival in England for the upcoming Tests.
Kabul, May 1 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers were killed Tuesday in a blast in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement.
Ankara, April 30 (IANS) Tokyo's governor Naoki Inose, who heads the city's bid for the 2020 Olympics, apologised Tuesday for "inappropriate" comments he made about rival candidate Istanbul.
Baghdad, April 28 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said the recent violence in the country's Sunni province is a sign that sectarian strife is returning to the country assisted by foreign plots.
Kabul, April 25 (ANI): The Government of Afghanistan should take immediate action to ensure that the country's female police officers have access to separate, safe, and lockable restroom facilities in police stations, Human Rights Watch said today.
London, April 25 (IANS) Asif Kapadia, Britain-based director of Indian origin, is developing a yet-to-be-titled documentary on late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. He will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Russian parliament has passed a bill in its final reading, banning public officials, lawmakers and judges from having foreign bank accounts or holding stocks or bonds abroad.
Tehran, April 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold a new round of talks over Tehran's nuclear program in May, Press TV reported Wednesday, quoting Iran' s ambassador to the UN nuclear watchdog.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Google lost its latest attempt to convince US trade authorities that Apple has infringed its intellectual property.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge here.
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) International fashion houses are snapping up crocodile farms in Australia to meet demand for accessories made from crocodile skins, media reported Tuesday.
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) Taliban militants captured nine people from a downed helicopter in Afghanistan's Logar province overnight, official Hamidullah Hamid said Monday.
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.
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Fame and achievement in performance-related careers may be earned at the cost of a shorter life, according to a new study.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A senior Chinese auditor has warned that local government debt is 'out of control', a report has said.
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Indian authorities have rejected a plan by the adult entertainment company, Playboy, to open its first club in Goa.
Tehran, April 17 (IANS/AKI) Three convicted rapists and four armed robbers have been hanged in Iran's southern Fars province, the Mehr news agency reported.
Sydney, Apr.16 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that his incredible 42-match, 10-year unbeaten run at Monte Carlo will end one day, but adds that he is in no hurry to see that day.
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) No foreign mafia exists in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Tuesday adding that foreigners in Goa were under "unobtrusive" surveillance.
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Millions of people might face starvation by 2050 as a result of extreme temperature globally.
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Highway patrols will soon be introduced to keep an eye on those who dump garbage along roads in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.
Pune, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals scored 145 for five against Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League cricket match here Thursday.
Moscow, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian cycling team RusVelo has torn up its contract with rider Valery Kaykov after the 2012 European silver medallist tested positive for a banned substance, it said Thursday.
The Hague, April 11 (IANS) Around 50,000 tonnes of beef sold across Europe was recalled by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) on fears it might contain horse meat.
New York, Apr. 11 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Goa has said that he will resort to sitting on a hunger strike until death if a Playboy nightclub is allowed to open in his state, claiming that it would promote prostitution in the tourist hub.
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) A women's group Wednesday joined the protest against a proposed Playboy club in Goa, the controversies surrounding which have already created a rift in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Bogota (Colombia), April 10 (IANS) Independiente Santa Fe secured their passage to the Copa Liberatdores knockout phase with a 2-1 away victory over Deportes Tolima in an all-Colombian clash.
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) Playboy clubs are in no way in sync with Goa's culture and the BJP will urge its government not to let one open here, a top party official said Wednesday.
Moscow, April 9 (IANS) Afghan civilian deaths from airstrikes of NATO-led forces should be thoroughly investigated, a Russian foreign ministry official said Tuesday.
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) Highlights from this year's Women's World Cup are available for viewing and licensing requests at www.iccarchive.com, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Tuesday.
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Sari-clad Playboy bunnies are giving Goa's ruling BJP sleepless nights, as a party legislator has alleged that the government is encouraging prostitution in the state.
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has contributed $1 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to finance its humanitarian operation in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Although economic growth and job creation are top priorities for global policymakers, their outlooks remain a major concern, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian-owned club Blackburn Rovers may have to pay a staggering two million pounds to sacked manager Henning Berg, who was in charge for only ten games and had delivered just a single victory to the club.
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Foreigners coming to Russia may be denied entry for 10 years if they repeatedly violate immigration rules, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
Singapore, April 4 (IANS) Singapore is aiming to enhance economic ties with Myanmar by opening an overseas centre in Yangon to facilitate trade and investment, it was announced Thursday.
London, Apr 4 (ANI): The president of the French football league has warned that there may be a drain of talent from Ligue 1 clubs after the refusal of the French government to exempt footballers from their new 75 per cent tax on annual earnings above one million euros.
Beirut, April 3 (IANS) A Russian plane carrying 26.7 tonnes of aid supplies for the Syrian refugees in Lebanon landed Wednesday at Rafic Hariri Beirut International airport.
London, April 1 (IANS) Cutting British forces in Afghanistan too quickly could "endanger" the progress in the war-torn country at a critical time, Britain's top commander there has said.
Cairo, April 1 (IANS) A technical team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is set to visit Egypt Wednesday to discuss a $4.8 billion loan aimed at boosting Egypt's ailing economy, Xinhua reported.
Miami, March 31 (IANS) Serena Williams claimed a record equalling sixth title at the Miami Masters here as she won the last 10 games to sweep Maria Sharapova 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Sales of tablets are expected to outsell desktop computers for the first time this year, a report has said.
Toronto, March 29 (IANS/EFE) The 2015 Golf will be produced in Puebla, Mexico, and is expected to go on sale in 2014, Volkswagen said.
Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Ocean Ramsey is a 27-year-old model and scuba instructor who is known for risking her life diving along with white sharks, the largest marine predators, in an effort to preserve this species. She has been dubbed the "shark whisperer".
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged policymakers of both developed and developing countries to reform energy subsidies, arguing that this could alleviate budgetary pressures and generate big gains both for economic growth and the environment.
Sydney, Mar 27 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors, John Inverarity has said if Pakistani refugee leggie, Fawad Ahmed is selected for this year's Ashes series then his story could blossom into a wonderful thing for their nation's society.
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Football club Blackburn, which have endured turmoil after being taken over by their Indian poultry farmer owners in 2010, have appeared to be stuck with its owners after one of them ruled out a sale.
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Nigerian nationals commit minor crimes in Goa only to legally extend their stay in the state, a ruling party legislator alleged Monday.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): A frustrated Mark Webber, who has returned to Australia, is considering his future with Red Bull after accusing the team of protecting world champion Sebastian Vettel during their clash in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): About 17,616 people visited hospital from 2002 to 201, with genital injuries, which were caused by zippers on their trousers, jeans and pants, according to a new study.
Sepang (Malaysia), March 23 (IANS) Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull will start the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix on pole position after becoming the fastest driver in qualifying Saturday for the second consecutive time this season.
Holi has always been the most awaited Indian festivals as it symbolizes love, fun, joy and colors. Holi is always a great festival to celebrate if celebrated with harmony, which is the real essence of holi. But the concept of ?bura na mano holi hai? has taken another meaning in present context that has made it a rough festival when people try to cross the limits and that is when it gets dirty..........................
Sepang (Malaysia), March 22 (IANS) Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus put on a strong performance in the two practice sessions of the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix, following his outstanding two-stop victory in Melbourne last week.
London, March 22 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone, who has just got back from her latest holiday to Miami, was spotted showing off her perfect bronzed, post-holiday body while enjoying a dinner date with fiance Jay Rutland in California.
Madrid, March 22 (IANS) The Evaluation Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a very positive assessment of the candidacy of the Spanish capital city of Madrid after a four-day visit to check on the city's bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Johannesburg, Mar 22 (ANI): Shane Warne has admitted he is concerned with the moribund art of leg-spin, adding modern-day captains' defensive mindset is the main reason behind the lack of world-class leg spinners in cricket these days.
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in Sri Lanka Thursday against the US sponsored resolution scheduled to be discussed at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Proteins found in soybeans, could inhibit growth of colon, liver and lung cancers, a new study has revealed.
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday slammed the European Union and Cyprus for what he described as their dismal management of the island nation's debt woes.
London, Mar 20 (ANI): David Beckham, who recently did an underwear ad for H and M, appeared for a signing in Berlin.
Athens, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The parliament of Cyprus Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a bill aimed at charging steep levies on bank deposits, jeopardising the country's chances of securing a desperately needed international bailout.
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) CCTV cameras are needed at the Calangute beach, one of the most sought after beach destinations in Goa, following a string of crimes against tourists, a legislator said Tuesday.
Kabul, March 17 (IANS) Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition troops have defused nine improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in eastern Afghan provinces, bordering Pakistan, since Saturday, Xinhua reported.
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) The world's next Pele or Ronaldinho could be a youngster playing soccer on Goa's golden beaches, according to world football body FIFA's pointsman for beach soccer Joan Cusco.
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Mothers with full-time jobs need to work for up to four months a year in order to recover the average costs of a childminder or nursery, new research has revealed.
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Sales of Apple iPads will be overtaken by those of Android tablets for the first time this year, according to new data.
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston-Justin Theroux's wedding date is likely to clash with Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie's.
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, could see their marriage taking place on the same day as Jennifer Aniston's, as the Hollywood hunk got a wedding licence at the end of last month - which states that the couple must have their nuptials in the next 90 days.
Sochi (Russia), March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The biathlon track for next year's Winter Olympics here has "very dangerous" features that could cause injury and must be modified, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee said Sunday.
New York, March 10 (IANS) At age 48, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest boxer to win a major World Championship here, beating Tavoris Cloud.
Athens, March 9 (IANS) Fewer Greeks are paying bribes for services across the country nowadays, as three years of austerity seem to have taken a toll on petty corruption, a survey of Transparency International Greece has shown.
New York, Mar. 8 (ANI): A French mother, who had sent her toddler named 'Jihad' to nursery school wearing a T-shirt with 'controversial writing', has been sent on trial.
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Tennis authorities have confirmed that biological passports will be introduced in the sport this year to keep tabs on players and flush out the drug cheats among them.
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) The Swedish government plans to reduce its contribution to the UN, a media report said.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) On the eve of International Women's Day, Kerala is mulling over the use of electronic gadgets for the protection of women, a state minister revealed Wednesday.
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Cracking jokes and making the audience laugh through movies is tough, believes writer Jon Lucas, who has made his directorial debut with "21 & Over".
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): Nobel Prize winning scientist Francoise Barre-Sinoussi - discoverer of HIV - has said that a cure for AIDS now "might be possible."
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new Russian team - Russian Time - has joined the grid of the GP2 series, the organisers said.
Florida, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Latvia's Ernests Gulbis has won the ATP 250 tennis tournament in Delray Beach here, propelling him up the new rankings published Monday.
Vina del Mar (Chile), March 4 (IANS/EFE) The skill and elegance of acclaimed artists like Elton John and Miguel Bose was on display at the 54th Vina del Mar International Song Festival.
Manama, Mar 4 (ANI): The Indian mission in Muscat has issued an advisory urging Omanis as well as non-resident Indians not to carry Indian currency while travelling to the country.
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Women in the former Soviet state of Turkmenistan will receive 40 manats (around $14) as a gift from the state ahead of the International Women's Day, celebrated March 8.