India successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the navy's latest guided missile warship INS Tarkash off the coast of Goa today.
New Delhi has no plans to slam the brakes on infrastructure development and building up of military capacity along the disputed border with China, defence minister AK Antony said on Saturday. Rahul Singh
Indian Navy's indigenously-built aircraft carrier would be launched on August 12 this year, while INS Vikramaditya (purchased from Russia) will arrive before the end of 2013, Union defence minister AK Antony said in Panaji on Saturday.
Defence minister AK Antony today commissioned the navy’s first squadron of Russia-built MiG-29K maritime fighters, laying the groundwork for the induction of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (formerly Gorshkov) in December this year, reports Rahul Singh.
Union defence minister AK Anthony will commission MIG-29 K fighter planes into the Indian Navy on May 11 in Goa. The squadron, named INAS 303 Black Panthers, will be commissioned on May 11 by the defence minister at INS Hansa Naval base in the state, Indian Navy PRO said.
Pakistan-sponsored terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has trained militants even in Chechnya, from where the Tsarnaev brothers who have been accused in the Boston marathon bombings hail, former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) official Amber Sen said Saturday.
A total of 26 tourists lost their lives on the beaches of Goa last year, the state government told the Legislative Assembly today.
Goa today launched a Krishi Card, a digital card which would be a gateway for farmers to avail benefits like subsidies and loans given by the state government.
Goa police have been left red-faced after identity of a juvenile criminal, hailing from Kerala, was revealed on its website.
Goa, synonymous with sun, sea and surf, may soon have a new attraction — tigers. For the first time, cameras put up by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) caught a big cat strolling in the state’s Mhadei sanctuary last week. Chetan Chauhan
Six fishermen are missing after a trawler collided presumably with a merchant ship on the deep seas off the coast of Canacona sub-district, in south Goa, police said today.
Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches in a bid to curb littering and nuisance caused to women tourists.
Congress MP Fransisco Sardinha today expressed fears that imposition of entry tax on Goa borders may prove detrimental for growth of tourism industry in the state, as these charges might shoo away domestic visitors.
In a further setback to the Goa government and mining lobby, the high level working group chaired by K Kasturirangan has recommended a complete ban on iron ore mining in the eco-sensitive areas (ESA) in the state, Snehal Rebello reports.
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in Mapusa town, police said on Wednesday.