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18 Sep 2017

Install ‘ERO net’ App, enroll as a voter

Anchor: No more hassles in enrollment of one’s name in electoral roll. One can do it within 5 minutes by using the ERO net app on mobile itself.

15 Sep 2017

Cross Examination of witnesses underway at Mhadei Tribunal

The cross examination in the matter of Mhadei Water took place on Friday at the Mhadei Water Disputes Triubunal in Delhi.

12 Sep 2017

PWD offcials assures to start soling work at slippery road stretch in Cuncolim

The PWD officials inspected the slippery and dangerous stretch of National Highway 17 in Cuncolim on Tuesday.

12 Sep 2017

Reginald urges health minister to start organ transport facility at GMC hospital

Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco has urged the Health Minister to start full-fledged organ transplant facility at Goa Medical College and Hospital. He said the Government should not support a private hospital with special permission in this regard.

06 Sep 2017

Miramar to Dona Paula road to be kept clean under CSR

Miramar to Dona Paula road to be kept clean under CSR

06 Sep 2017

FDA raids, closes food outlets in Mapusa

Directorate of Food and Drugs Administration closed down a restaurant in Mapusa on Wednesday for operating under unhygienic condition.

06 Sep 2017

Murgao Industries should start paying taxes; Mauvin

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has said that industries in and around Murgao will have to start paying tax to the panchayat. He said that he will be convening a meeting with the stake holders to discuss and finalize the issue.

06 Sep 2017

Mopa Airport to get more land, cabinet decides

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to transfer a little over one lakh sq mts of land at Mopa to the upcoming Greenfield airport.

04 Sep 2017

CM launches “GED Connect” app for online electricity bill payment

Hardly 4.2 % of the Electricity consumers in the state pay their bills online, however they pay almost 24% of the total revenue of the electricity department monthly.

03 Sep 2017

Goans should take advantage of U-17 Fifa WC to learn & improve quality of game in Goa: Babu

Sports Minister Babu Azgaonkar has appealed to all the Goans to take advantage of tournament of grand scale of the Fifa Under-17 Football World Cup happening in the state.

03 Sep 2017

Ponda welcomes people with darkness

The main road which connects Farmagudi to the town of Ponda is in complete darkness.

02 Sep 2017

Zuarinagar slum dwellers rehabilitation to begin by Dec 17: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured the residents of in Zuarinagar slums that the government would start their rehabilitation process by December 2017.

01 Sep 2017

CM Parrikar inaugurates

Unhappy with the Government services? Not getting satisfactory response from the officials in any department? Don’t worry.

30 Aug 2017

BJP MLA Cabral slams Church over article in its official magazine

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday attacked the recent report by a church backed organ questioning the police investigation into the desecrations and a recent article in a church run magazine.

30 Aug 2017

Churchill era tanks for the needy, says Sudin

PWD Minister Sudin Dhavlikar said that the1000 odd water tanks that were procured by the PWD department several years ago and now dumped at Verna reservoir will be distributed to needy persons.

30 Aug 2017

Congress alleges Mala bridge badly constructed

The Congress said that it would constitute a technical team to inspect the bridge connecting Mala – bus stand as it looked as if it had major problems when it was constructed.

28 Aug 2017

Vishwajit wins by over 10,000 votes, wipes out Ravi-Roy

Bharatiy Janata Party Candidate Vishwajeet Rane won the Valpoi by-elections by more than 10,000 votes.

26 Aug 2017

Vasco garden’s in bad shapes; locals suffer

The Vasco city’s park are all in shambles. Vasco residents are upset because that have to make do with badly maintained, and dilapidated parks that are used as open air drinkingaddas by anti social elements.

25 Aug 2017

RBI launches 200, 50 Rs notes

New 200 rupee notes were released on Ganesh Chaturthi. The bright yellow coloured notes will carry on the reverse side a Swachh Bharat logo with a slogan and the Sanchi Stupa motif, the Reserve Bank said.

22 Aug 2017

Goa all set for Panaji & Valpoi by-polls

Goa is all set for the by-polls which will be held on Wednesday in Panaji and Valpoi. All the arrangements including the security are put in place by the election authorities at 30 and 40 polling stations in Panaji and Valpoi respectively.

20 Aug 2017

As expected, less turnout for by-polls for 4 ZP seats

The by-polls for 4 Zilla Panchayat constituencies in Goa were held on Sunday. The elections saw very less response by the constituents in all four constituencies.

20 Aug 2017

Explain to people shifting Goa under Delhi NGT: Shantaram

GPCC President Shantaram Naik has questioned the shifting of Goa from the West Zone of the National Green Tribunal to the principal bench in Delhi.

16 Aug 2017

Quepem municipality threatens Govt over health centre

Quepem municipal Council members have threatened to bring people out on streets if the new Quepem health centre is not started within 30 days.

13 Aug 2017

Power dept in loss, reviewing all the beneficiaries: Madkaikar

Believe it or not, the power department is running in losses at an extent of 163 crore rupees. Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar himself has admitted this.

05 Aug 2017

Margao Municipal Council forms committees to take care of garbage and gardens

At a meeting held on Thursday, Margao Municipal Council formed two committees: One for the collection of garbage and the other one for the beautification of gardens within the municipal limits.

04 Aug 2017

More hospitals to be enrolled under DDSSY

The Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim is witnessing a rise in patients and number of surgeries performed.

04 Aug 2017

Multi-agency probe ordered against Kashinath Shetye

His RTI activism had helped the BJP when it was in the opposition. But now the BJP government has come down heavily on Kashinath Shetye, who is also a government employee.

04 Aug 2017

Pollution Display Boards will not be installed at Ambedkar Park – CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has made it clear that the Pollution display boards will not be installed at the Ambedkar Park near Panaji Bus Stand.

04 Aug 2017

Opp parties 'unite to oppose' double railway track

Opposition parties AAP, NCP and the Congress have opposed the doubling of railway track from Hospet in Karnataka to Vasco.

03 Aug 2017

CM announces ‘non-lapsable’ fund for Education Development

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced an Educational Development Fund of up to 600 crore rupees. It would not lapse with the financial year.

02 Aug 2017

Goans to get reduced electricity bill for July-Sept

Goans will get less amount of electricity bill for the next quarter, from July to September.

31 Jul 2017

RP2021 consigned to dustbin; govt moots new RP 2030

The Town and Country Planning minister Vijai Sardessai said that the new Regional Plan 2030 would be conceptualised taking the house in confidence within 6 months.

30 Jul 2017

Work on two Ayush hospitals in Goa to start soon

Work on the two 50-bedded AYUSH hospitals will start in Goa within a couple of months as the Union AYUSH ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding with Goa government Ayush minister Shripad Naik said on Sunday.

24 Jul 2017

5 'NO's for police on duty, CM lays guidelines

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that he will not tolerate any unethical behavior by ‘on duty’ police officials.

18 Jul 2017

Cong creates ruckus, stalls House proceedings on officer-circular issue

The first day of the Assembly session was marked with frequent adjournments and consistent stalling of the proceedings by the opposition Congress.

16 Jul 2017

Dance bars, illegal houses, drug trade, dominate Calangute gram sabha

A premises for senior citizens, fish market, dance bars, illegal houses in field, touts and pimps’ activity, drug trade, delayed sewerage project were the issues that dominated the Calangute Gram sabha on Sunday.

16 Jul 2017

ECI to decide on Govt employees demand, GGEA to approach Human Rights Commission for rights

The demand of honorarium equivalent of 1 month salary for Govt employees who work as Booth Level Officers has been forwarded by the office of Chief Electoral Officer f Goa to the Election Commission of India.

10 Jul 2017

Calangute to go garbage-free in 6 months

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has decided to make his constituency garbage free within the next six months.

29 Jun 2017

WRD Min issues memos after surprise visits

WRD Minister Vinod Palyekarissued memos to almost 6 employees of two Madgao offices, including the executive engineer.

28 Jun 2017

Cong demands revocation of circular barring Govt officers

The Congress legislature party on Wednesday resolved to ask Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to roll back the directions against officers going to MLAs’ houses and offices for meetings.

22 Jun 2017

MGP will support NDA for prez election, many of our demands included in the CMP: Sudin

Senior Leader of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party Sudin Dhavalikar has said that 3 of their major demands have been included in the Common Minimum Programme of the BJP led coalition government.

22 Jun 2017

Volvoi Panchayat sans Sarpanch may get its new Sarpanch soon

The Volvoi village may get its new sarpanch soon.

19 Jun 2017

Sarpanch-Deputy elected, most of them unopposed

Elections for the posts of Sarpanchas and deputy sarpanchas were held in 175 panchayats across the state on Monday.

19 Jun 2017

RP30: Land owners of no-development zone could buy construction rights elsewhere

The coalition government led by Manohar Parrikar has devised a new concept of exchanging rights of land use from no development zone to the development zone and go for constructions.

12 Jun 2017

Minister Vijay to monitor Madgao police on CCTV

Goa Forward Minister Vijay Sardesai has found a new surveillance formula.

05 Jun 2017

Bhamre dismisses social media videos on jawan harassment as rumours

Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subash Bhamre has said that the Defence Ministry is taking utmost care of every Jawan of Indian defense force.

31 May 2017

Implementation of SC order on panchayat reservations only after consulting HC

The State Election Commission will implement the Supreme Court order of reserving the 17 wards only after seeking clarification from the high court.

03 May 2017

HC prepones panchayat polls by 12 June

The High Court on Wednesday preponed the date of panchayat elections by five more days.

18 Nov 2016

Income Tax Dept. conducts raids on business houses.

The income tax department on Friday raided several business establishments in Goa, including mining firm of Fomento.