Wednesday 24 July 2024

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed


Frustrated Goan’s petition to bring Ola, Uber into Goa goes viral

A rather fervid online petition by a Goan citizen on has gained stupendous traction since it was uploaded two days ago. READ

Travel Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours, by 2018

Goa to Mumbai by road would be hardly six hours, by 2018. READ

GMR to build Mopa airport, first phase by 2020, 4.4 M traffic

Bengaluru-based GMR Airports Ltd has been selected to construct Goas new Mopa airport in four phases at the total cost of Rs 4500 crore. READ

IRCTC to run luxury trains to Shirdi, Goa, Tirupati

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon operate ‘Three Star’ luxury trains from Secunderabad to Shirdi, Goa and Tirupati with the basic tariff structure of normal bus fares. READ

Goa's IT bus will overtake all Southern states: Parsekar

Reiterating that Goa has not missed the ‘IT-bus’, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said that the state would surpass its south-Indian contemporaries in the next seven years. READ

Long-distance passenger ferries to float in Mandovi, Zuari by next year

The long-pending plan of activating Goa’s inland waterways to ferry locals and tourists would finally come true with the central government planning to set up 10 terminals, all in North Goa. READ

Project Goa will bring Virtual Reality to any Smartphone

While gamers and technophiles are abuzz about virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Gear VR, these devices fall into two categories: either casual, low-quality experiences on smartphones, or high-end gaming that ... READ

Goa to get non-polluting E-Rikshaws

The state is all set to launch electric rickshaws in Goa in a bid to spread awareness on pollution-free vehicles. READ

Vedanta's arm wins contract to develop MPT berths

Metals major Vedanta today said its subsidiary Sterlite Ports will redevelop Mormugao port in Goa on Develop, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis for 30 years. READ

Now, Rent-A-Car Operators Threaten Agitation In Goa

After taxi owners went on a two-day strike in Goa earlier this week demanding a ban on rent-a-car operators, the latter today threatened to agitate if their demand to regularise their business is not met. READ