Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar re-admitted to GMC

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was re-admitted to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday evening after he complained of uneasiness, an official at the hospital informed PTI. Parrikar was accompanied by a family member to the hospital and was said to have been brought on a wheelchair. Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane told…

Google India to host ‘Developer Students Club’ summit in Goa

Google India on Friday announced a three-day ‘Developer Students Club’ (DSC) summit in Goa. It aims to create a pool of workforce in the country that is highly-skilled. The summit aims to give Indian students a head-start on Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mobile and Web Development technologies. It will be held from February 23 to 25. “To broaden…

CM Parrikar’s Rs 17123-crore Goa budget

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented a  Rs 17,123-crore budget for 2018-19 in the state assembly on Thursday. It marks an increase of  6.84 per cent that stresses on job creation and education. Parrikar returned to Goa on Thursday afternoon, surprising many, after undergoing treatment at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai for a pancreatic ailment. The CM…

Parrikar is back! Presents Goa budget

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar surprised many on Thursday by returing from Mumbai to present the state budget. The CM was undergoing treatment for ‘mild pancreatitis’ at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai since February 15. He left the hospital for emergency work but will be back in Mumbai on Thursday to continue the treatment,” officials at…

MGP and GFP affirm their commitment to BJP-led coalition

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and the Goa Forward Party (GFP), which have provided crucial support to the BJP-led government in Goa,  have ruled out any possibility of them leaving the coalition government till Manohar Parrikar remains the Chief Minister. The BJP currently has only 14 MLAs in the 40-member Goa Assembly. It enjoys the support…

Mhadei water diversion by Karnataka and Maharashtra won’t be allowed: Goa

Goa Water Resources Department (WRD) Minister Vinod Palyekar told the Legislative Assembly on Monday that the Goa government will curtail Karnataka and Maharashtra from diverting water from the Mhadei River at any cost. He was speaking during the question hour. “Diversion of water from Mhadei basin by the State of Karnataka and Maharashtra will have adverse effect…

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