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East India Company in Indian hands

The East India Company that entered India as traders and facilitated the rule of the British empire over this land has now come into the hands of an Indian following...

Manhandling of Protestor mars ID celebrations at Margao

Chief Minister Digambar Kamat unfurled the Indian flag opposite the former summer residence of the Adil Shah of Bijapur, which functioned as the Secretariat of the Goa government for many years. Incidentally this is the site where the Indian tri-colour was first unfurled officially after the Indian Army liberated Goa from the Portuguese regime.

LESA’s table tennis tournament held at Margao

Loyola Ex-Students Association organized its annual major ranking table tennis tournament at Loyola High School on 14th August with Goa Olympic Association Secretary Gurudat Bhakta as the Chief Guest. The...

Independence Day Observed

Chief Minister Digambar Kamat led the state to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the momentous occasion when at the stroke of midnight – to quote the country’s first Prime Minister – India arose to keep its tryst with destiny, by unfurling the national tricolour in the capital city at Panjim this morning.

Independence day celebrations were held in every Taluka headquarters with Home Minister Ravi Naik presiding over the celebrations at Ponda, while PWD Minister Churchill Alemao doing the honours at Margao.

Narco Nexus: Ravi Relents with Rider

Home Minister Ravi Naik finally relented to a CBI probe into the alleged drug dealer-police-politician nexus that dominated the recently concluded monsoon session of Goa Legislative Assembly. However, there is a rider to this.

Mr. Naik has agreed to a CBI probe only if Lucky Farmhouse gives substantial evidence to the police of this nexus. It may be recalled that this issue blew up after Lucky Farmhouse, the jilted girlfriend of drug dealer Atala posted a video clip of Atala boasting of having connections with the Goa police and politicians.

Independence Day Gifts for Goa

The Government of India has apparently taken a serious note of the fact that Goa which joined the country late, needs special attention and hence has announced a slew of...

The Taj Mahal Palace re-opens

The Taj Mahal Palace, the showpiece hotel of the Taj group that was ravaged in the terrorist attack on 26th November 2008 finally re-opened on India’s Independence Day.

Showers of red rose petals, cheers and loud applause greeted the announcement of its reopening as Tata Sons’ Chairman Ratan Tata stood with the staff on the grand cantilever staircase for a keepsake photograph that symbolises the fighting spirit of Indians.

Oracle sues Google

Oracle Corp has sued Google Inc, alleging patent and copyright infringement in the development of the popular Android smartphone software by the latter.
The suit, filed on Thursday in federal court of California, claims that Google “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property” in developing Android, Oracle spokeswoman Karen Tillman said in a statement. “This lawsuit seeks appropriate remedies.”

Star Line up for TATA top job

NEW DELHI: Given the fact that Tata Group is an Indian company with a global presence, the process of selecting successor to Ratan Tata to head this multinational has the world’s attention and it is believed that a person of Indian origin who may not necessarily be an Indian citizen will head the company.

What is significant is that the House of Tata itself has quite a few talented individuals who may well taken on the mantle and Ratan Tata’s statement at the Tata Chemicals’ annual general meeting recently, has fuelled this thought.