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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

Hazardous waste in Cucolim Industrial Estate polluting water bodies

Cuncolim Industrial Estate is ranked third in the industrial estates in Goa. However it is facing several problems including power shortage and frequent failures.

20 Aug 2017

Mauvin predicts landslide victory for Parrikar with margin of more than 7000 votes

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has predicted that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will win the Panaji bye election with a margin of more than 7000 votes.

20 Aug 2017

Won’t tolerate dictatorship of Vishwajit in Sattari: Bahujan Samaj Sanghatana Sattari

The Bahujan Samaj Sanghatana Sattari has condemned Vishwajit Rane’s statement on fielding a candidate of his choice in Poriem. The organization has said that they will not tolerate dictatorship of Vishwajit Rane in Sattari.

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.

20 Aug 2017

Rajiv Gandhi Jayanti celebrated by Congress

Goa Pradesh Congress Commitee Chief Shantaram Naik praised former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for implementing Environment Protection Act and the Consumer Protection Act during his tenure as the Prime Minister.

20 Aug 2017

Former Congman Akbar Mulla joins GF, Vijai claims Akbar innocent in GCA scam

Former Congressman Akbar Mulla joined Goa Forward on Sunday. Party President Minister Vijai Sardesai welcomed Akbar Mulla in the presence of ministers Vinod Palyekar and Jayesh Salgaonkar.

20 Aug 2017

Panaji may have a permanent venue for all the fairs soon

Panaji may soon have a permanent venue for all the traditional fairs and ferries. Panaji Mayor Surendra Furtado says he will write to the Chief Minister for a Utility Service Centre on the Parade Ground in Campal.

20 Aug 2017

FC Goa signs former Espanyol & Barcelona star Manuel Lazorante

FC Goa has now signed another new International footballer. The latest to join the Gaurs for the 4th season of the Indian Super League is Manuel Lazorante, the former La Liga player who was a teammate of Lionel Messi during his days at the Barcelona B side.

20 Aug 2017

Persons allotted plots in Shristhal in 1989 want to pay the old land rates

The Housing Board had developed plots in Srishtal village in Cancona taluka in 1989. Even though 63 out of the 80 plots were booked the allotment process could not be completed because of some reason.

19 Aug 2017

Coalition partners extend support to BJP candidates in Panaji & Valpoi

The alliance partners in the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition government, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and the 3 independents have extended their support to the BJP candidates for the by-polls scheduled on 23rd August.

19 Aug 2017

EPFO organizes seminar on schemes for employees

The Employees Provident Fund Organization organised a seminar on housing schemes for employees at Patto office in Panaji on Saturday.

19 Aug 2017

Biogas bus service to be tendered out in 6 months

The Bio gas buses will be tendered out after 6 months on kilometer basis, the chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.

19 Aug 2017

Colva villagers demand an upgraded Police Station

The queen of South Goan beaches Colva is well known among the tourists for its beauty and serenity. But the Police station in Colva is like one eyesore in the village.

19 Aug 2017

SC monitoring on Mhadei difficult, Karnataka affidavit meaningless : Ramesh Gawas

Goa celebrated a moral victory after the Supreme Court verdict on Mhadei on Thursday.

18 Aug 2017

Artist accuses artists of ‘illegal’ degree, ‘Masters’ deny allegations

The degree of Master of Performing Art at Shivaji University has become a matter of controversy.

18 Aug 2017

Unhygenic mithai, farsan destroyed, unit closed down by FDA

Food and Drugs Authority on Friday raided M/S Sundar Sweets, Duler and seized and destroyed more than 2 lakh rupees stock that was unhealthy and dangerous to consume.

18 Aug 2017

Car rams into roadside fish vendors, injures 6

A lady driver lost the balance of her car and rammed it into road side migrant fish vendors at Sancoale near St Jacinto Island road on Friday.

18 Aug 2017

No fascist tendencies in Goa government: Vijai

Goa Forward leaders have reiterated their support to BJP candidate in Panaji Manohar Parrikar in the bye election.

18 Aug 2017

Madgao municipality to dispose condemned vehicles

Seven old corroded vehicles are dumped at Sonsoddo by Margao Municipal Council.

18 Aug 2017

Political intervention in Drug matters should not be entertained by Police: Babu Azgaonkar

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar has praised the Goa Police for their efforts on curbing the menace of narcotics and drug sale in Goa.

18 Aug 2017

Judicial inquiry only way to curb drugs: Mikky

Former Tourism minister Francis Xavier Pacheco demanded a judicial inquiry into the drug trade on Friday.

17 Aug 2017

Drug addict smashes up Anjuna house; FDA closes Curlies

Drug related violence saw a crazed drug addict smash into a private residence in Siolim.

17 Aug 2017

Goa wins a Mhadei battle, Karnataka assures SC not to build canal for diversion

Goa has won a major battle of Mhadei diversion issue. Not before the water dispute tribunal, but in the Supreme Court.

17 Aug 2017

Fisheries Director Sharmila Monteiro issued show cause-notice over RFID issue

The Fisheries Department has come under the scanner after the show cause notice issued to Director Sharmila Monteiro over the issue of Radio Frequency Identification cards or RFID as they are commonly known.

17 Aug 2017

Workshop to create awareness about fire safety, earthquakes, floods organised

Special fire safety demo and workshop was held on Fire safety and natural disaster awareness at Velim Panchayat hall on Thursday.

17 Aug 2017

Centre's 'Khelo Bharat' flayed, Rumdamol school playground in pathetic shape

Ex sarpanch of Rumdamol Anuradha Moghe has said the Khelo Bharat initiative of central government is only for namesake.

17 Aug 2017

Green travel: Govt to get 40 more biogas buses

KTC Chairman and Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida said that after successful completion of trial period of three months, the state government will procure 40 green buses.

17 Aug 2017

Special provisions for dengue cases in Murgao

Vasco Urban Health Centre has instructed the private hospitals in the town to provide the details of dengue cases on a day-to-day basis.

17 Aug 2017

Transportation of coal through Vasco continues to pollute land and air

As coal is being transported through Vasco town, locals continue to suffer from its pollution and its hazards.

17 Aug 2017

GFDO condemns Goa Compensation to the Project-Affected Persons bill

Goans For Dabolim Only has said the Goa Compensation to the Project-Affected Persons & Vesting of Land in the Government Bill 2017 passed by the government is an attempt to grab land.

17 Aug 2017

IMA Goa-Yong Indians CII sign MOU for joint efforts on organ donation

Even a dead human can save many lives; several organs from a dead body if donated in time can be useful for at least 8 others and even more.

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.

16 Aug 2017

Poriem Bhumika School plans new Polytech & IT colleges

The Bhumika High school and higher secondary college in Poriem will be completing 25 years of existence on coming Saturday.

16 Aug 2017

Will the annual Ashtam fair be held in Panaji? CCP has no plans!

The traditional annual Ashtam fair of Panaji is in a state of uncertainity. Because Corporation of the City of Panaji has warned the vendors to remove their stalls by Thursday.

16 Aug 2017

Michael-Joseph war springs up again in Calangute

Former Calangute sarpanch Joseph Sequeira on Wednesday accused the local MLA Michael Lobo of shielding drug trade in his constituency, a charge denied by the MLA.

16 Aug 2017

Who swindled the Ashtam fair money in Panaji Corporation?

The payment of Panaji’s Ashtam fair has become a matter of mystery. The vendors says that they have already paid the money. But the Corporation of the City of Panaji claims that they have not received any money.

16 Aug 2017

Mormugao municipality becomes Best performer

Director of Municipal Administration said that the Murmugao Municipal Council is the first civic body in state to have completed all the norms and achieve all service level benchmarks while utilizing 14th Finance Commission grants.

16 Aug 2017

Govt sub-contracts are awarded to BJP & RSS cadres: Shantaram

President of Goa Pradesh Congress CommitteeShantaram Naik has alleged that sub-contracts of government projects are mainly awarded to RSS and BJP cadres.

16 Aug 2017

Madgao police arrest Mizo native with Ganja

Another drug seller arrested in South Goa. Madgao police arrests one involved in connection with sale of Ganja.

16 Aug 2017

Dahi handi celebrations in the state

Dahi handi celebration was observed all over the state on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2017

HJS demands ban on paper-pulp Ganapati idols in Goa

Hindu Janajagruti has called for a ban on paper pulp Ganesh idols in Goa.

16 Aug 2017

Prominent shack owners arrested by Anjuna police

Anjuna police arrested Joe Raymon, from Kerala, owner of Nyex Club, Rohan Shridhar Shetty, and owner of Curlies Shack Edwin Joseph Nunes under section 25 of NDPS Act on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2017

'Ashtam' celebrated across the state

The gokulashtami celebrations continued even on Tuesday. Krishna Jalm was celebrated in temples all across the state at midnight.

15 Aug 2017

Goan youth hooked to drugs due to unemployment frustration: CM

On the 71st Independence Day Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Goans were getting hooked on to drugs due to frustrations as a result of unemployment.

15 Aug 2017

‘Navprabha’ completes 47 years, to launch App soon

Goa’s leading daily Navprabha celebrated its 47th anniversary on Tuesday. The oldest Goan Marathi daily has been a witness of an era of Goan history.

15 Aug 2017

Human Rights Commission prevents disrobing women during cremation

It was a news of real independence for the women of Goa when the Goa Human Rights Commission passed a historic judgement on the eve of Independence Day.

15 Aug 2017

Felicitation programs all over the state on Independence day

On Independence Day special programs were organized to mark the 71st Anniversary of Independence.

15 Aug 2017

Awareness drive on Malaria and vector borne diseases in Madgao

Malaria cases and vector borne diseases are on rising in Margao. Authorities in a bid to curb this menace conducted an awareness program at the Margao Urban Health Centre.

15 Aug 2017

No more air traffic- 3.7 km parallel taxi-track at Dabolim airport.

The Airport Authority of India finalised the contract of the construction of a 3.7 kilometer-long parallel taxi-track at the Daboli international airport.

15 Aug 2017

Governor launches 3 Kadamba buses run on clean fuel

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Tuesday launched 3 new buses of Kadamba Transport Corporation.

14 Aug 2017

Is Michael shielding the Police having nexus? Make their names public: Congress

Congress has questioned why Calangute MLA Michael Lobo is not making the names of Police officials allegedly involved in nexus with criminals public.

14 Aug 2017

GFA launches 2017-18 referee and match commissioner kit

Being a referee and match commission in footballs is becoming now a profession says GFA president Elvis Gomes.

14 Aug 2017

FC GOA sign defender Sergio Juste

FC Goa has confirmed the signing of defender Sergio Juste Marin.

14 Aug 2017

Dengue cases on rise, officials initiate stringent measures to curb virus

Rumdamol Davorlim locals demanded a new panchayat ghor, a health centre and balwadi’s.

14 Aug 2017

Parrikar despite being an IIT behaves like an ITI: Shantaram Naik

GPCC President Shantaram Naik has said that despite being an IITan, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar behaves like an ITI diploma holder.

14 Aug 2017

World’s first Left hander’s museum opens in Goa

First ever Left hander’s museum is in Goa now.

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.

13 Aug 2017

NH 17 stretch at Navelim becoming a death trap

The unrepaired stretch of National Highway 17 in Navelim is becoming a death trap. The trenches which were dug for drainage purposes are filled with water completely.

13 Aug 2017

Garbage treatment plant in Calangute to produce biogas for 50 buses: Carlos

Chairman of Kadamba Transport Corporation Carlos Almeida has said the performance of the corporation is improving.

13 Aug 2017

Democracy in danger, being reduced to 'elections only democracy': Guha

Noted historian and biographer Dr Ramchandra Guha has said that democracy in India is in danger of being reduced to elections only democracy.

13 Aug 2017

Ravi expert in spreading rumours, Vishwajit will win with historic margin: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party has alleged that Ponda MLA Ravi Naik is an expert in spreading false propaganda.

13 Aug 2017

Vishwajeet facing tough time in Usgao, thanks to Ravi

Vishwajit may have a tough time in the Valpoi by-poll this time, at least in the Usgao segment of the constituency.

12 Aug 2017

Lucky Seven still at Miramar, CM says ‘the vessel is damaged’

The question still remains unanswered while the wait for removal of Casino vessel from Miramar still continues.

12 Aug 2017

Police are shielding the criminals in Calangute and coastal belt: Michael Lobo

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo says that several Police officials are shielding the history sheeters and criminals in Calangute and the coastal belt.

12 Aug 2017

Reginaldo alleges CM destroying banks in state

Kudtari MLA Alex Reginaldo Lourenco has alleged that Chief Minister Parrikar is interfering in the affair of the Goa state cooperative bank even though it is financially weak.

12 Aug 2017

BPS Table tennis finals held in Madgao.

BPS Major ranking table tennis tournament finals were held at BPS Club, Margao.

12 Aug 2017

South Goa Social Welfare office to be upgraded soon

The South Goa People need not come all the way to Panaji now for availing various schemes of the social welfare department.

12 Aug 2017

Cuncoli Bustand in bad condition, needs quick repair

The Cuncoli Bustand is completely in a bad condition.

12 Aug 2017

We have to encourage youngsters to read: writer Amonkar

Educationist and writer Suresh Amonkar says civilization progresses only because knowledge progresses.

12 Aug 2017

Sawaikar wants recycling of resources to be made priority

Save Fuel and recycle natural resources says MP Narendra Sawaikar.

12 Aug 2017

Parrikar has neglected basic issues of Panaji for last 23 years: Adv. Yatish Naik

Congress has criticized Panaji BJP candidate Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and has alleged that Parrikar has failed as a MLA of Panaji.

12 Aug 2017

Stray animals on street leads to traffic congestion and accident

Locals from Bandoda in Ponda have raised serious over the stray dogs and cattle sitting and lying on the streets of Bandoda.

12 Aug 2017

Panaji battle turns into Parrikar-Velingkar fight

Who has played immoral? Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar? Or his political Guru RSS leader Subhash Velingkar? And why the Congress couldn’t find a Ponjekar candidate? This was debated hotly at the Rannmalem debate of Goa365.

11 Aug 2017

Banks to remain closed on Aug 22 to protest mergers, privatization

And all India Bank strike has been called on the 22nd of August to protest against plans to merge and privatise banks.

11 Aug 2017

Comes & goes the Friday, Lucky7 still grounded at Miramar

The 11th of August has come and gone. But the grounded casino Lucky 7 is still firmly entrenched on Miramar beach.

11 Aug 2017

2 supari killers nabbed before killing a hotelier, hunting for masterminds

Acting on a specific tip off police arrested 2 assassins, including the main shooter Sushil from a hotel in Anjuna.

11 Aug 2017

Sancoale panchayat decides to act against illegal scrapyards

The Sancoale sarpanch has decided to initiate action against illegal scrap yards operating within the jurisdiction of the village.

11 Aug 2017

Madkaikar now comes down to 90% work of LED street lights by Chovoth

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar had assured the Assembly that whole Goa would get LED street lights before Chovoth.

11 Aug 2017

Trawler capsizes in river Zuari; crew rescued

A Panaji-based fishing trawler capsized in river Zuari on Thursday.

11 Aug 2017

Govt High Schools in the port town totally in shambles

Bad condition of Government schools in the state is not a new thing for Goans.

11 Aug 2017

EC warns candidates to keep their poll expenses within limit

The Expenditure Observer of the Election Commission has urged people to bring any malpractices by candidates in Panaji and Valpoi bye-polls to her notice.

11 Aug 2017

Sr. Rane's priority is his son, not the party: Vishwajit Rane

BJP Valpoi candidate Vishwajit Rane has praised senior Congressman his father Pratapsingh Rane for his developmental works in Sattari and said his father will always support him and not the Congress.

10 Aug 2017

SC asks Karnataka & Centre if Mhadei diversion canal has Env clearance

The case of Goa on diversion of Mhadei river by Karnataka has received a major boost.

10 Aug 2017

FB mentors 3 apps of a Goan start-up, 1 of ‘Unexplored Goa’

Goan start-up Androcid has developed an android based app ‘Unexplored Goa’, which has potential to serve as one stop shop for all the needs of Goans and travellers.

10 Aug 2017

All school students must have Adhar cards by 20 Sept: Edu Dept

Director of Education Gajanan Bhatt has issued instructions to all schools in the state that all students should compulsorily enrol for Aadhar card by the 20th of September 2017.

10 Aug 2017

Girish mobilises support of anti-Parrikar people in Panaji

Congress candidate of Panaji Girish Chodankar has started mobilizing support of varied group of people who are against chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

10 Aug 2017

Women march in Madgao against porno websites

NGO Goa Women Forum has filed a police complaint to stop websites promoting porn and adult content in the state.

10 Aug 2017

A family in Naveli gets electricity connection after 30 years

A five-member family living in Naveli got its electricity connection 30 years after they moved in in their new house. A newly elected panch came to their rescue.

10 Aug 2017

ESG organises 2 film festivals to mark 70 years of India’s independence

The Entertainment Society of Goa, in association with the Directorate of Film Festivals, is organizing a Patriotic Film Festival on the occasion of India’s 70 years of Independence.

10 Aug 2017

Balli panchayat issues notices to gadde, but not ‘Forest’ gaddo

Balli panchayat has issued an evacuation notice to the small gadda owners on the Balli Highway junction.

10 Aug 2017

Unregistered entities won't be allowed Fish unloading at Kutbon

The Kutban Jetty fish unloading will be carried out in a queue system just like it has been done all this while.

09 Aug 2017

Margao market vendors want Pimpalkatta vendors to do business only on Mondays

Margao market vendors have asked  Pimpalkatta vendors to do business only on Mondays.

09 Aug 2017

Mahila Congress hands over memorandum to community health centre valpoi

In an attempt to cause embarrassment to the health minister, Mahila Congress handed over a memorandum to the Health Officer of Community Health Centre of Valpoi.

09 Aug 2017

Sancoale panchayat to reassess taxes paid by industry

The Sancoale Panchayat has decided to conduct fresh assessment of all commercial units operating under the panchayat’s jurisdiction.

09 Aug 2017

Cuncolim Industrialists fighting losing battle against power shortage

Industries in the Cuncolim Industrial Estate are fighting a desperate losing battle with the prevailing power situation.

09 Aug 2017

Consensus candidate against Parrikar non starter, admits BBSM

The plan for a consensus candidate to contest against sitting Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has died a natural death.

09 Aug 2017

Raid on illegal quarries in Dharbandora flops; machines, workers disappear

It was a flop raid on the illegally operated stone quarries in the forests of Dharbandora.

09 Aug 2017

Mapusa merchants oppose locating vendors in front of their shops

Merchants in Mapusa market have opposed the Municipality's move3 to accommodate more and more non-Goan vendors in front of their shops.

09 Aug 2017

Mulgao needs a new bridge; old in bad shape

The 30-year-old bridge at Manoswadoin Mulgaois in bad shape.

09 Aug 2017

Niz Goenkar to approach court if river nationalization not denotified

Niz Goenkar has threatened to approach a court of law if the state government does not denotify the Nationalisation of Rivers Act passed by the central government.

09 Aug 2017

BJP connived with British during freedom struggle: Shantaram

The Congress charged that the Bharatiya Janata Party had always connived with the British during the independence movement.

09 Aug 2017

Congress, BJP, Ind file nominations for Calangute ZP by-poll

Three candidates filed their nomination papers for Zilla Panchayat bye election from Calangute constituency on Tuesday.

08 Aug 2017

Cortalim beach facilities to be upgraded

All prominent beaches within Cortalim constituency would be spruced up and facilities upgraded on a priority basis.

08 Aug 2017

Govt hopes to shift grounded Casino vessel by Fri

The stranded casino vessel Lucky 7 is to be towed out by Friday, ifthe authorities are to be believed.

08 Aug 2017

TCP to review Curca bungalow NOCs

Town and Country Planning department will review NOC given to bungalows on Curca slope after people’s protest.

08 Aug 2017

Goa should be ‘highwayless,’ feel bar owners

Bar owners are happy that the government has denotified many highways during the recently ended assembly session.

08 Aug 2017

Goa State Coop Bank to merge branches, 'retire' staff to reduce loss

The Goa State Cooperative Bank Limited has suffered a loss of around 68 crore rupees.The loss piled up because it waived interest of 30 crore rupees on loans taken by mining dependents.

08 Aug 2017

Margao Ravindra Bhavan Chairman cries over huge pending bills

Chairman of Margao’s Ravindra Bhavan Prashant Naik has said he is paying the pending bills left by the previous committee.

08 Aug 2017

Cdr Tomy to sail round the world in Goa-built sailboat ‘Thuriya’

The first Indian to sail solo and no-stop around the world in 2012/13 on INSV Mhadei will now compete in the round the world Golden Globe Race 2018 which will start from Plymouth in England on 30th June in 2018.

08 Aug 2017

Valpoikar oppose by-poll on the eve of Chovoth

Valpoi residents and Ganesh Bhakt committee members from Valpoi have submitted a memorandum to postpone the By-polls after Chovoth.

08 Aug 2017

Mahila Congress, students demand waiving of GST on sanitary napkins

Congress’smahilawing, students want 12% GST on sanitary napkins reduced. Mahila Congress President Pratima Coutinho said that sanitary napkins were a necessity for women and GST needs to be removed from such products.

07 Aug 2017

Various festivals celebrated across the state

Various festivals were celebrated on Monday.

07 Aug 2017

Goa lost Rs 333 Cr on mining revenue: CAG

Goa has lost revenue of almost 333 crore of rupees on mining when mining was at its peak in Goa.

07 Aug 2017

By-poll preparation on track says North Goa collector

The by-polls are around the corner.

07 Aug 2017

Two nominations for Nuven and Curtori ZP by-election

Two candidates have filed their nominations for the Nuvem and Curtori Zilla Panchayat By-elections on Monday.

07 Aug 2017

Luizinho says each one should grow one or two plants, save the earth

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has appealed to the locals to plant more and more trees in their vicinity.

06 Aug 2017

Com. Thalmann Pereira no more

The world celebrated friendship day on Sunday, however in Goa the society lost a friend of all the downtrodden.

06 Aug 2017

Two -day workshop on health management in Panaji

A two-day workshop on holistic approach to health management is being organized in Panaji from 12th of August.

06 Aug 2017

Saloi celebrates konsachem fest

Come August and it is harvest time in Goa. On Sunday, the parishioners of Salvador do Mundo or Saloi for short, celebrated their Konsachem fest with traditional fervour and gaiety.

06 Aug 2017

One fisherman missing after canoe was caught in heavy current off Baina

One labourer of a fishing canoe Shrikant Yadav has gone missing after the canoe got caught in a heavy current off Baina shore.

06 Aug 2017

Central govt should remove casinos from Mandovi River after nationalisation

GPCC president Shantaram Naik has said after the nationalization of rivers, it is the duty of the union government to remove the casinos from Mandovi river.

05 Aug 2017

Former Directors of VPK Coop Cred Soc demand inquiry in affairs of VPK Society

The former directors of VPK urban cooperative credit society have demanded an immediate inquiry into the affairs of VPK Urban Cooperative Credit Society.

05 Aug 2017

Raia takes the lead in rice harvesting

Paddy harvest feast was celebrated at Our Lady of The Snows Church in Raia on Saturday.

05 Aug 2017

Resign as CM, MP; let us fight on a level playing field: Girish

The Congress Panaji candidate Girish Chodankar called on his BJP opponent, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, to resign and contest against him as an aam aadmi.

05 Aug 2017

MMC plans to set up New Multi Level Car Parking facility in Madgao

The parking problems in the town of Madgao will have a solution soon.

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.

05 Aug 2017

Less rainfall delays the filling of Anjunem dam reservoir

Lesser amount of rains compared to last year has resulted in the delay in filling up of the Anjune dam reservoir in Keri Sattari.

05 Aug 2017

Shivsena threatens to approach HC on Netravali illegalities

Shivsena has threatened to approach the High Court if no action is initiated against the panchas of Netravali.

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

100 IT start-ups in 5 yrs to stop brain-drain: Rohan

Goa government has now set a new target of 100 start-ups in 5 years in the information technology sector.

04 Aug 2017

MGP urges Mapusa municipality to get its act together for Chovoth

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s Mapusa block wants the municipality to fill up the potholes and clear the garbage in the town before Ganesh Chathurti

04 Aug 2017

I may not be, but Panaji powerful enough to defeat Parrikar: Girish

Panaji Congress candidate Girish Chodankar seems to work on emotions while admitting the factual position.

04 Aug 2017

Vasco pilots up in arms against 'private' pilots

Murgao Motorcycle Taxi Association wants the Murgao Municipal Council to stop the private vehicles doing business illegally. They say these private vehicles eat into their income.

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.

03 Aug 2017

Advantage Congress, AAP not to contest in Panaji & Valpoi

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to not contest in the by polls scheduled on 23rd of this month in Valpoi and Panaji.

03 Aug 2017

CM plays with Canacona & Curchorem on IIT project

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said he is still willing to give IIT to Canacona if an alternate site is suggested.

03 Aug 2017

Cong using ‘caste’ card in Panaji, ‘family’ card in Valpoi: Trajano

Goa Forward has alleged that the Congress party is trying to play the caste card in Panaji and Valpoi by-polls.

03 Aug 2017

ATS begins security drill and check in State

The Anti-Terrorist Squad on Thursday conducted a check and security drill at Madgao Railway Station. The drill was conducted to check on terrorists coming to Goa.

03 Aug 2017

BJP Yuva Morcha organizes Khelo Bharat games

On the occasion of 100th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay,

03 Aug 2017

FC GOA signs new Moroccan International midfielder Ahmed Jahouh

FCGOA signs new Moroccan International 29-year-old midfielder Ahmed Jahouh. Ahmed will be doing his debut in the 4th edition of the Indian Super League with FCGOA.

03 Aug 2017

Desterro parishioners in Vasco object to new demarcation of church property

The Parishioners of Our Lady of Desterro in Vasco on Thursday raised their objections to the MPT’s attempt to seek demarcation of boundary line between MPT and Church property.

03 Aug 2017

Palolem road full of potholes, locals blame Govt officials

The locals of Canacona have brought to the notice a typical type of lethargy of government officials.

03 Aug 2017

Don’t try to recreate Delhi in Goa, Vijai warns investors

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai warned the outside investors that he would not allow recreating Delhi in Goa.

02 Aug 2017

Mhadei: CM refuses to reveal legal strategy, vows to work in Goa's interest

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured the house that his government will work for the interest of the state on the issue of dispute over Mhadei River.

02 Aug 2017

Hardware shop gutted in fire in Bicholim

A hardware shop was gutted in fire on Wednesday afternoon at Bicholim. The shop owner has suffered a loss of two lakh rupees. Luckily, no casualties were reported.

02 Aug 2017

Girish (Cong) & Shirodkar (GSM) to fight Parrikar in Panaji

Finally the official announcements from the opposition camps were done on Wednesday.

02 Aug 2017

Goa Cancer Centre soon, Centre funds Rs 45 Cr

The centre has already allotted about 45 crore rupees for a Regional Cancer Centre and a comprehensive proposal is almost finalized.

02 Aug 2017

FIFA U-17 football tourney all set to begin in Oct

FIFA Under-17 Football Tournament Director of Local organizing committee Javier Ceppi has confirmed that all developmental work for the upcoming tournament has almost been completed.

02 Aug 2017

Vasco Ravindra Bhavan to pay musical tribute to Mohammad Rafi on Fri

Ravindra Bhavan in Vasco will be organizing its 3rd annual free musical show titled “Tum Mujhe Yu Bhula Na Paaooge” on Friday. The organizers will also pay a tribute to late singer Mohammed Rafi.

02 Aug 2017

SW Railways to run special trains for Vailankanni Feast

The South Western Railways will run special trains to Vailankanni to clear the extra rush of passengers for the feast of Our Lady of Good Health in Vailankanni.

02 Aug 2017

New Vaddem finally gets an Outpost

A new police outpost was inaugurated at New Vaddem in Vasco on Wednesday.

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.

02 Aug 2017

Babush factor will increase the margin, my victory was certain: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is not willing to give total credit to Babush Monseratte for his predicted victory.

01 Aug 2017

Assembly pays tributes to Monica Dias

Goa Assembly as well politicians across party lines from Madgao paid rich tributes to Monica Dias, who suddenly died on Monday after brief illness.

01 Aug 2017

Govt moots 6 pronged approach to make agriculture remunerative to youth

The government is planning a 6 pronged approach to incentivize and lure youth into agriculture. Creating a brand Goa for agro based Goan products was one of their priorities.

01 Aug 2017

Sunburn-Supersonic duped Goa for 7 Cr, tourists rising without EDMs

The organisers of Sunburn and Supersonic have duped Goa government to the tune of almost 7 crore rupees.

01 Aug 2017

Chief Minister advises journalists to verify reports before publishing them

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has advised journalists to verify their reports before publishing them.

01 Aug 2017

Vishwajit files nomination for By-polls from Valpoi

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane filed his nomination for the Valpoi by polls on Tuesday. He is likely to face Congress’s Roy Naik in the elections slated for August 23.

01 Aug 2017

Capital dredging has had no effect on Vasco shoreline: MPT

Chairman of Mormugao Port Trust I Jeyakumar has said the MPT’s capital dredging has had no effect on the state shoreline. He said no erosion has taken place due to the works.

01 Aug 2017

Will conduct inquiries in matters related to GTDC properties grabbed ‘illegally’: Babu

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar assured that he will conduct an inquiry if there are any illegalities when contracts were signed by Goa Tourism Development Corporation while leasing out their properties.

01 Aug 2017

No lights at Cortali junction, travelers suffer

The cortali high mast is not functioning. The streetlights too virtually never function. The result is that this highly travelled portion of the highway is almost always in darkness.

01 Aug 2017

Illegalities taking place at Colvale scrapyards

The Colvale panchayat has demanded an inspection of the illegal scraps as soon as possible.

01 Aug 2017

Govt to train Goans for Mopa jobs

Goans would be trained to ensure that their skills were compatible with the needs of the jobs available at the upcoming Mopa airport.

01 Aug 2017

Parrikar expects to get elected unopposed from Panaji

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is expecting to get elected unopposed from Panaji.

31 Jul 2017

Cong will form Govt if Roy elected from Valpoi: Ravi

The Congress has not yet declared its Valpoi candidate. But Ponda MLA Ravi Naik has already started public meetings with his son Roy as the candidate.

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.

31 Jul 2017

Fishing ban ends

The fishing ban ends at midnight. As the boats get ready to go out once again after the traditional coconut breaking ceremony on Tuesday.

31 Jul 2017

Income Affidavit a must for Griha Adhar from 1 Oct

From 1st of October, Goan housewives will have to file income affidavits for availing Griha Adhar Scheme

31 Jul 2017

No mutual settlement on Mhadei: Palayekar

WRDMinister Vinod Palayekar hasonce again ruled out any out of court settlement on Mhadei issue.

31 Jul 2017

Yet another jolt for Congress, Ashok Naik refuses to contest

Former mayor Ashok Naik took back his candidature as Congress candidate to fight against the chief minister Manohar Parrikar in Panjim giving the second shock in three days to the grand old party.

31 Jul 2017

Mapusa fruit yard in pathetic condition

Fruits are supposed to be good for health. But a visit to the Mapusa Fruit Yard would put most people off fruits.

31 Jul 2017

Saptah fair to continue till Thursday

This year the Saptah festival fair will continue til Thursday. This time the fair was conducted in a systematic manner compared to the chaos of last year.

31 Jul 2017

Youth enjoy Mini marathon held in Madgao

The third all Goa Intercollegiate and open mini marathon was held in Madgao on Monday.

31 Jul 2017

Salcette Truck Association wants either speed governors or GPS

The Salcete truck owners association ferrying ore for Goan mines has demanded that the government keep either GPS navigation or speed governors for mining trucks but not both.

31 Jul 2017

Catholic Union accuses BJP of using beef politics to target minorities

The All India Catholic Union alleged that the BJP’s beef politics was targeting Muslims, Dalits and agro economy.

30 Jul 2017

Cansaulim gram sabha turns stormy on hotels in fields

The Cansaulim gram Sabha witnessed arguments between members and the sarpanch on blocked water paths and development of the village.

30 Jul 2017

Telaulim celebrates Touxeanchem Fest

Saint Anne church in Telaullim celebrated its famous touxeachem fest on Sunday.

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.

30 Jul 2017

Misappropriation of funds rocks Raia gram sabha

Chaos was witnessed at Raia gram sabha on Sunday over the audit report queries.

30 Jul 2017

AAP organizes a Shetkari Nyay Sammellan

Aam Aadmi Party had organized a Shetkari Nyay Sammellan at Gomantak Maratha Samaj in Porvorim on Saturday to support farmers in the state.

30 Jul 2017

Chicalim gram sabha opposes nationalization of Goan rivers

Chaicalim village panchayat held its gram sabha on Sunday. The gram sabha passed a resolution opposing the nationalization of Goan rivers.

30 Jul 2017

Ground handling staff at Dabolim airport hold protest

A flash protest by ground staff of a cargo handling company at the Dabolim airport threatened to disrupt flights. But the situation was brought under control by police on Sunday.

30 Jul 2017

BJP organsies Khello Bharat

Khello Bharat a programs organized by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing to commemorate the 100 years of Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyay was held in Margao on Saturday.

29 Jul 2017

Traffic in Mashel to be streamlined during chovoth

The issue of increasing traffic in Mashel is a headache to locals as well as commuters from the neighbouring areas.

29 Jul 2017

Congressmen offer to repair Mapusa roads

The roads in Mapusa town are in a total mess.

29 Jul 2017

Agricultural centre to come up on idle govt land

A nearly 2 lakh sq mts agricultural land acquired by the government way back at Durga Chinchinim in 1965 is lying idle, which is a criminal waste of resources.

29 Jul 2017

Navelcars demands immediate repairs of the dilapidated subway

Navelim villagers demanded that the subway at the Navelim centre be immediately repaired and put to use.

29 Jul 2017

Quelossim Panchayat struggling

The newly elected panchas from newly formed Quelossim Panchayat have been facing embarrassment.

29 Jul 2017

Fr. Agnel HHS wins the U17 Subroto Cup Taluka level

Fr. Angel Higher Secondary school wins the Under 17 taluka level title of Subroto Cup 2017.

29 Jul 2017

Truck Association wants either speed governors or GPS for mining trucks

Newly formed truck owners association involved with ferrying ore for Goan mines have demanded that the government keep either GPS navigation or speed governors for mining trucks but not both.

29 Jul 2017

Sub District Hospital itself turns into breeding ground of diseases

If you happen to visit the Sub District Hospital in Ponda and wonder how the water is overflowing in the vicinity despite no rains, be alert and be aware, it is not the rain water.

29 Jul 2017

4 arrested after Madgao brawl leads to death of 1

Four persons have been arrested including the son of one of the accused who died in connection with a brawl that took place at Calconda in Madgao on Monday.

29 Jul 2017

My own people, my own BJP govt tried to finish me ‘politically’: Tawadkar

Former Minister and Cancon MLA Ramesh Tawadkar has blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party government for dragging his name in various criminal cases.

28 Jul 2017

Panchayat secretaries corrupt practices to come under vigilance scanner, promises govt

The Goa Panchayati Act will be amended, the file to ensure the primacy of the State Election Commission in panchayat elections

28 Jul 2017

Parrikar still not given up Akshaypatra for mid-day meals

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the government is in talks with the Akshaypatr programme for supplying mid-day meals in schools across the state.

28 Jul 2017

More Doctors, Nurses for Hospicio soon: Vishwajeet

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has assured to provide more doctors, nurses, important equipment and hygienic facilities at the Hospicio hospital in Madgao.

28 Jul 2017

118th traditional Saptah commences in Vasco

The 118th traditional saptah of shree Damodar commenced in Vasco on Friday.

28 Jul 2017

Luzinho thretanes to block national highway with 10K students

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has issued a threat over the bad condition of NH17 stretch.

28 Jul 2017

Cricketer Shikha Pandey arrives home

Goan pride of Indian cricket team Shikha Pandey arrived home on Friday.

28 Jul 2017

Dialgon Telaulim villagers threaten ‘rasta roko’ for underpass

Locals from Dialgon Telaulim in Salcette have threatened to agitate and do a rasta roko if the authorities do not make provision of an underpass on the Western Bypass.

27 Jul 2017

Goa can’t get 24x7 power supply, unless….

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar said that Goa cannot get 24x7 power supply merely by improving basic internal infrastructure.

27 Jul 2017

Charity Run to support free Cancer detection camps for Women

Over 2000 runners will participate in the third edition of Rotary Rain Run at SAG Stadium in Bambolim on Sunday.

27 Jul 2017

Panaji-Valpoi by-polls 2 days before Chovoth, Surendra Desai may fight Parrikar

Goa’s by-elections are announced. Two days before Ganpati arrives in people’s houses, the voters would decide who arrive in the Assembly from Panaji and Valpoi.

27 Jul 2017

Trawler owners cross swords with Ramponkar, support fishing jetty

Goa Fishing Boat Owners Association of Vasco on Thursday asserted that they will not allow anyone to stall the fishing jetty project as part of Vasco bay development plan.

27 Jul 2017

New ALS ambulance service in Fatorda

New advanced life-saving ambulance service will be launched in Madgao and other nearby areas from Thursday.

27 Jul 2017

Dy Collector to face music if land partition not disposed in 90 days

The government would take action against the deputy collector if he does not resolve the issue of land partition within 90 days, or 3 months.

27 Jul 2017

Farmers of Karapur stop cultivating their fields

Around 100 farmers from Karapur in Bicholi have stopped cultivating their field as the land is covered with mangroves.

27 Jul 2017

Navelim road completely damaged, requires immediate repairs

The stretch of National Highway 17 in Naveli needs immediate attention.

27 Jul 2017

Another cross found damaged in Chimbel, police probe on

Another cross was found damaged in Chinchwado Chimbel on Thursday.

27 Jul 2017

Musical workshop conducted in Madgao

The Antara Club organized a music workshop at Madgao on Wednesday. The workshop was conducted by musician Mahesh Kale.

26 Jul 2017

No expansion of Vasco coal import till Zero pollution achieved: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured not to give permission to the expansion plan of importing coal at Vasco harbor,

26 Jul 2017

Tendulkar’s congratulation turns murky in the Assembly

The motion congratulating newly elected Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar turned murky with Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai making it political.

26 Jul 2017

WRD warns people to be cautious while visiting the overflowing Selaulim Dam

The reservoir of the Selaulim Dam in Sanguem has completely filled and the dam has started overflowing from the spillway from Tuesday.

26 Jul 2017

Two ferries not enough, say Madkai locals; demand one more

There are only two ferries on the Madkai-Cortalim crossing.

26 Jul 2017

Three involved in burglaries arrested at Madgao

Madgao Police arrested three persons involved in theft cases in and around Madgao city on Tuesday evening.

26 Jul 2017

NIT project delayed despite govt possessing land : UGDP president

UGDP president Dr Jorson Fernandes says NIT project is delayed for over five years despite there being land in government possession.

26 Jul 2017

SWR trying to help MPT and railway networking by converting single track to double

Mormugao Port Trust Chairman I Jeyakumar said that the doubling of railway tracks from Vasco to Hospet will benefit Goans more than MPT.

26 Jul 2017

Mauvin proposes new overbridge at New Vaddem

The old overbridge at New Vaddem is too narrow for heavy vehicles.

26 Jul 2017

Vasco police arrests person for gold robbery from store in Mapusa

The Vasco police arrested the person involved in robbing gold items from a Mapusa jewellery store within a day.

26 Jul 2017

Francis says Madkai desecration not ‘his’ act; Political angle not ruled out: CM

Francis Pereira has said that act of desecration in Our lady of Fatima Cemetery in Karanjale, Madkai is not his act.

26 Jul 2017

Guddem-Siolim locals want an old building demolished and built afresh

A government building at Guddem in Siolim that formerly housed a primary school is in a dilapidated condition.

25 Jul 2017

Francis in; still cemetery in Madkai found desecrated

Francis Pereira from Curchorem has been arrested and he has admitted his crime of desecrating religious symbols for the last 14 years.

25 Jul 2017

Recruitment ban lifted on those who had answered written exams

There is a good news for those who had answered written examination for government recruitment.

25 Jul 2017

Civil Aviation ministry assures in writing that Dabolim airport would continue

The civil aviation ministry has given a written assurance that Dabolim airport would continue to function even after Mopa airport becomes functional.

25 Jul 2017

AITUC supports farmers’ agitations and their demands

The All India Trade Union Congress members and Goa state Council of the communist Party of India held a rally in Panaji in support of farmers’ grievances.

25 Jul 2017

Sankhli locals march to Electricity office to draw attention to their problems

Residents of Varchi halli and Muzarwado in Sankhli marched to the electricity department office in the town on Tuesday.

25 Jul 2017

SGPDA Market complex to be rebuilt in Usgao

The South Goa Planning and Development Authority has finally decided to demolish the old dilapidated structure of Market premises at Usgao Ponda.

25 Jul 2017

New financial assistance scheme for maintaining old cows in 4 months: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced in the assembly that the Government will formulate a new policy to give financial assistance to the dairy farmers for maintenance of old cows.

25 Jul 2017

Babush joins Goa Forward, to support Parrikar in Panaji

There is a big big news. Babush Monseratte has joined Goa Forward.

25 Jul 2017

MMC In plans To Use Defence Property In Vasco

The Mormugao Municipal Council will seek assistance from Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to defreeze land behind Vasco police station.

25 Jul 2017

10 108 ambulances launched; cardiac-care ambulances by October; health minister warns 108 employees not to be lax

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has warned employees of 108 ambulance service.

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.

24 Jul 2017

Go soft, allow grounds for Dhirio, Silveira urges Govt

St Andre MLA Francisco Silveira said that there should be grounds in villages to have dhirios and tha the police should go soft on them.

24 Jul 2017

Offshore casinos on land in 3 years, Goans can't gamble but work: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has spelt out his rough policy on casinos.

24 Jul 2017

CM assures to leave space for locals to go to Galgibag-Talpon ‘turtle’ beaches

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has agreed to leave some space for the locals to go to Galgibag and Talponbeaces.

24 Jul 2017

3 burglaries in one night; 1 right behind Madgao police station

Three burglaries in one night, yes. 3! And out of these 3 one right in front of the nose of Margao Police. And the Margao Police are still clueless about the acts.

24 Jul 2017

Adpai Rassai ferry damaged, wharf in dark

Commuters from the Adpai Rassai ferry are suffering due to the damaged old ferry boat.

24 Jul 2017

BJP MLA Carlos wants major share of Octroi for Vasco, Govt non-committal

Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida has demanded at least half of the revenue collected from the octroi duty in one Mormugao taluka.

24 Jul 2017

Min Rohan inspects Colvale communidade ‘illegal construction’ site, assures strict action

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte has assured strict action against the violators in Colvale Communidade illegal plot development and construction issue.

24 Jul 2017

Legal Met Dept raids, seizes 3 scales misused for underfilled LPG cylinders

Legal Metrology and Civil Supplies department continued its raids as part of a crackdown on under-filled LPG cylinders in Vasco on Monday.

24 Jul 2017

Govt to abolish Contractual recruitment system, new policy in 4 months

Goa Government is in process of doing away with contractual recruitment system. Goa government is drafting a new policy for regularizing the temporary workers across the departments currently working in the Government service.

24 Jul 2017

657 leave for Hajj from Goa on Monday

A total of 657 pilgrims left for Hajj from Goa on Monday.

23 Jul 2017

Cavelossim gram sabha demands Vigilance inquiry in the Balaji project

The Cavelossim gram sabha demanded vigilance inquiry in the license issued by previous body to Balaji Concept. They cited large-scale violations of CRZ rules in no development zone

23 Jul 2017

FcGoa signs new players and retains two, however looses Romeo and other key players

Local boys Mandar Rao Dessai and Laxmikant Kattimani retained by FcGoa.

23 Jul 2017

Ruckus over Sewerage treatment plant in Bandoda Gramsabha

The issues like Sewerage Treatment Plant at Undir as well as the proposed Petroleum storage and disposal firm at Farmagudi dominated the gramsabha of Bandora.

23 Jul 2017

Give us access to Galgibag-Talpon beach, or we’ll come on road: Locals

The Forest department has blocked the access to Galgibag-Talpon beach stretch by erecting a fencing all over the beach.

23 Jul 2017

Curca gram sabha opposes housing project near heritage church

The gram sabha of Curca, Bambolim Telaulim village panchayat unanimously resolved to challenge the permission granted for a housing project below the ancient heritage church in the village.

23 Jul 2017

21 yr old ‘innovator’ from Sankhali takes a giant leap from ‘SV’ to ‘SV’!

Story of 21 year old Sanket Shendure is truly inspirational to all the Goan youngsters who want to achieve big.

22 Jul 2017

Pedne students gherao Principal over graduation certificates

Over 70 students of Pedne gheraod the principal of Kamaleshwar higher secondary school of Korgaoon Saturday.

22 Jul 2017

Goans come together for peace & unity, blast the Govt

Goa finally witnessed first ever inter-religious meet after the controversy over beef ban as well as incidents of desecration, which had threatened Goa’s social fabric of communal harmony.

22 Jul 2017

BJP Govt playing fraud on Goan youth in the name of Mopa: GFDO

The anti-Mopa organization has alleged that the BJP-led government is flouting its own Concessionaire Agreement and playing a fraud on Goan youth who are promised jobs at the proposed Mopa airport.

22 Jul 2017

Madgao police arrest two robbers within 48 hrs

Madgao police have arrested two robbers within 48 hours of the complaint. The two were arrested on Friday in connection with a robbery case at Madgao Railway Station.

22 Jul 2017

3 policemen caught drinking on duty in PCR Van at Madgao

Instead of police catching somebody from the public, this time locals in Margao caught policemen breaking law while on duty.

22 Jul 2017

Ponda Municipality decides to auction shop

Ponda Municipal Council wants to make its market complex functional before Ganesh Chaturthi.

22 Jul 2017

1kg ganja seized by Vasco Police, accused arrested

In its four raids this year, Vasco police have seized around 8.5 kilograms of drugs in the town.

22 Jul 2017

Traffic violators fined in Madgao, RTO on toes issuing challans

Traffic violators have been issued challans.

21 Jul 2017

Why was Gosavi made scapegoat if Francis desecrated?

Everybody has appreciated Goa police for finally finding the culprit behind desecration of religious shrines since 2003.

21 Jul 2017

Goa richest state in India, spending 10 Cr per day on development: CM

Goa is the richest state in India today with highest per capita income.

21 Jul 2017

Vinay is the new RS MP, Churchill votes for the BJP

As expected, Goa’s BJPPresident Vinay Tendulkar won the lone Rajya Sabha Seat ofGoa by six votes.

21 Jul 2017

Darjeeling boy murdered by Nagpur man in Calangute

Yet another murder in the coastal belt of North Goa.

21 Jul 2017

House owner cuts dangerous coconut tree from his house

The owner of the house in Varkhande had to spend money from his own pocket and chop down the coconut tree.

21 Jul 2017

A river stream at Dhangarwado Advalpal keeps them away from the mainstream

Villagers from Dhangarwada in Advalpal are concerned since they are kept away from mainstream development.

21 Jul 2017

Vishwajeet to widen scope for nurses' recruitment; to curtail nurses going on long leave

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that recruitment of nurses was done as per RR rules and most of those recruited were Goans except in the cardiology department.

21 Jul 2017

All Goa roads to have LED street lights by Chovoth

The Power Minister has promised to complete installation of LED lights all over the state by Ganesh Chaturthi.

21 Jul 2017

3 prominent Goans honoured with Gulab Awards

Three prominent personalities were felicitated at the Gulab Awards ceremony in Margao on Thursday.

21 Jul 2017

Won't shut down Govt primary schools, let Pvt highschools 'parent' them

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured that not a single primary school in the state will be closed down if there is no other school in its vicinity within the radius of 1 km.

21 Jul 2017

Madgao Ravindra Bhavan repair work to begin soon

The structure of Ravindra Bhavan in Madgao is in a complete bad condition.

21 Jul 2017

Vasco police bust a prostitution racket, arrest a woman

Vasco police busted a prostitution racket on Thursday.

21 Jul 2017

UK educational institutions beckon students from Goa

International education recruitment agencies have come down to Goa to invite students for further studies.

21 Jul 2017

Tree-fall damage two more houses, this time in Davorlim

Two houses were damaged in Davorlim after a tree got uprooted and collapsed on them on Thursday.

20 Jul 2017

Francis also targeted national heroes: Gandhi to Lohia & Shivaji to Abe Faria

Francis Pereira was not only targeting the religious shrines, but also the statues of national heroes. He had earlier damaged some statues.

20 Jul 2017

Sugarcane farmers withdraw their assembly morcha

The Sugarcane farmers have withdrawn their march to the assembly complex which they had scheduled on Friday. They say Government has already considered their demand of hiking the price by 500 Rs.

20 Jul 2017

Cong cross-votes for Kovind, emergency meet called

Ram Nath Kovind is elected the 14th President of India. And in Goa, he became an opportunity for some Congressmen to do cross-voting.

20 Jul 2017

Agro Office of Madgao needs immediate repairs

The Zonal Agriculture office in Madgao is in a completely bad condition: The roof is leaking forcing staff to ue umbrellas, water gets collected on the floor, office files get soggy.

20 Jul 2017

Tree falll in Vasco damages house in Vasco, people demand to cut old trees

A huge tree fell on a house at Driver hill in Vasco. Luckily, there was no major loss.

20 Jul 2017

Hill cutting for road widening at Chicalim threatens landslides

A portion of a hill has been excavated at Chicalim to widen NH17 A. But the loosened soil is on the verge of triggering landslides, thus endangering the lives of motorists.

20 Jul 2017

Crime Branch raids gambling den in Vasco, round up 25 people

Crime Branch sleuths of Goa Police raided and uncovered a mini casino operating in the heart of Vasco town on late Tuesday evening.

20 Jul 2017

Margao Overbridge full of potholes, locals suffer everyday

The Railway over bridge in Madgao which joins the town to Naveli is in a bad shape.

20 Jul 2017

10 illegal bungalows in Colvale Comunidade land, Rohan assures action

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte has said that the government will investigate and take action against the guilty in case any illegality is found in plot allotment by the Colvale Comunidade.

20 Jul 2017

Authentic mushrooms hit the market, prices soar

The almi’s have hit the market and now available for public.

20 Jul 2017

New Water sports policy by Sept, Licenses per person will be restricted: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has given indications that the Government is aiming towards exploring the hinterlands for passenger transport purpose on Private Public Partnership basis.

20 Jul 2017

IRB constable found dead in school compound, police suspect murder

A young constable of Indian Reserve Battalion was found dead in the compound of an open school in Porvorim on Thursday.

19 Jul 2017

Incessant rains block highways, flood-fear in Bicholim & Sankhli

The incessant sudden rains in past 48 hours have led to heavy damage across the state.

19 Jul 2017

Give ME contacts of drug peddlers, I’ll act: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has made an unique appeal to the people to stop increasing drug menace in Goa.

19 Jul 2017

Ramponkar want action against MPT chairman for illegal dredging

The Fishermen community from Khariwado along with members of Goenchea Ramponkarancho Ekvott on Wednesday demanded action against MPT Chairman I Jeyakumar for taking up illegal dredging without obtaining an EC clearance.

19 Jul 2017

Raikars oppose shifting of gadde near cemetery

The villagers of Raia have opposed the locating of the gaddas near the Raia cemetery by the local Comunidade.

19 Jul 2017

Vaddem-kar in Vasco afraid of illness due to overflowing sewerage

The management of Mother of Merces High School and the Merces Vaddem locals in Vasco have demanded that the choked sewerage network be cleared.

19 Jul 2017

CM amends order, allows Govt officers to visit MLAs’ house-offices

Finally, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar bowed down and allowed the government officers to visit MLAs’ offices, attached to their houses.

19 Jul 2017

Ponda to get Sewerage Treatment Plant in a year: Sudin

The Sewerage Treatment Plant in Daag Ponda will be completed within period of one year.

19 Jul 2017

Madgao police arrest a suspect for damaging and burgling street stalls

The issue of street gaddas and stalls being burgled and damaged may have been solved.

19 Jul 2017

Ravi’s Roy to cross swords with Vishwajeet in Valpoi

It’s final, though not official. Ponda MLA Ravi Naik’s son Roy will be the Congress candidate for Valpoi by-election, against BJP minister Vishwajeet Rane.

19 Jul 2017

30-yr old Govt school in tribal Gaodongri crying for urgent repairs

While the authorities are boasting of developing high-quality educational infrastructure in the state, there is a school building in Goa, more than 30-year-old and not repaired even once in all these years.

19 Jul 2017

Israelis brainwashed Francis about trapped souls; Saddam, Bin Laden are his role models

Francis Pereira has confessed that Israeli jail mates at Aguada jail brainwashed him that souls are trapped in religious symbols and they need to be released.

18 Jul 2017

Churchill, Pavaskar want casino gaming rules changed, Cong opposes land-casinos

NCP MLA Churchill Alemao and MGP MLA Dipak Pavaskar have demanded that the rules of casino gaming be changed.

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.

18 Jul 2017

Mangalorean Konkani film 'Sophiya' released in Goa

A show of Konkani film Sophiya was held at Ravindra Bhavan Margao on Monday.

18 Jul 2017

Landslide awareness programme held in Vasco for students

Mormugao deputy Collector Mahadev Araundekar said that landslide awareness and mitigation program are important as students can play an important role in saving lives of locals.

18 Jul 2017

“Giving the same old prestige back to Congressman is my motive”: Shantaram

GPCC Chief Shantaram Naik is aiming to restore back the old glory and prestige of Congress in the state.

18 Jul 2017

Michael & Joseph to now battle in the court; over elections

Calangute MLAMichael Lobo has criticized his arch rival Joseph Sequeira of creating hurdles in his functioning as the MLA as well as for his panchayat council.

18 Jul 2017

Rane wants roadside shrines to be removed, Churchill wants ‘Dabolim’

The issue of desecration of roadside religious shrines has been haunting the state for over a decade now.

18 Jul 2017

Two youths died on the spot in a road accident at Shantinagar in Vasco.

Two youths died on the spot in a road accident at Shantinagar, Vasco.

18 Jul 2017

BJP MLA wants quality beef supply in Goa

Bharatiya Janata Party’s MLA wants his government to monitor and ensure the quality of beef that is supplied to cold storages.

18 Jul 2017

Tree falls on a house in Siolim, causing severe damage

A huge mango tree got uprooted and fell on a house at Oxel in Siolim on early morning Tuesday.

18 Jul 2017

Supreme Court order not fully implemented in payment of salaries to Home Guards

The Home Guards in Goa continue to get their salaries as per earlier system.

18 Jul 2017

Farmers worried as scrapyard releases chemical in paddy field

Farmers of Chandrawaddo in Fatorda were agitated over the alleged release of chemical in the nearby paddy fields.

18 Jul 2017

Wendell writes a book on almost forgotten plight of adopted maids of yore

A book titled Poskem, Goans in the Shadows was launched on Monday. The book is written by fashion designer Wendell Rodricks and published by Om Books International.

17 Jul 2017

Francis damaged 4 Hindu shrines in 2011; over Rs 22 lakh found in his FD

Francis Pereira has till now disclosed around 100 shrines he desecrated in the last 14 years.

17 Jul 2017

While explaining TDR policy, Vijai ‘promotes’ dowry!

Goa Forward leader and minister Vijai Sardesai was caught off guard while promoting dowry. Not directly, but indirectly.

17 Jul 2017

Goa’s 1st Grand Master Anurag Mhamal arrives in Goa

Goa’s 1st and India’s 48th Grand Master Anurag Mhamal arrived in Goa on Monday.

17 Jul 2017

Goa 365 impact: Dangerous tree over the primary school in Kurti trimmed

The Deputy Collector of Ponda has taken immediate cognizance of the issue of dangerous tree over the Govt primary school in Tambdi kelbai in Kurti Ponda.

17 Jul 2017

Peace and Harmony Concert held in Madgao

The organizing committee of event in Magdao stated that this will be a non political event and is mainly aimed at celebrating UNITY HARMONY PEACE that has existed in Goa over the ages.

17 Jul 2017

Bicholim Sankhali road totally damaged, locals demand immediate repairs

The main road joining the towns of Bicholim and Sankhali is in a bad condition.

17 Jul 2017

Savio Almeida elected Sarpanch of Anjuna Caisuva Panchayat

Former Sarpanch of Anjuna Caisuva Savio Almeida has been re elected as Sarpanch of the village.

17 Jul 2017

15-year old Culvert collapses in Vasco

15 year old culvert at Daktolem in Vasco collapsed on Monday morning. Local councilor has assured that he will get a new temporary bridge within a week to avoid problems for the regular commuters.

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

Tourism Min Babu warns of legal action against grounded vessel, Cong demands inquiry

The grounded vessel of the Casino MV Lucky Seven is likely inviting a potential danger. It can totally destroy the Miramar beach, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the capital city.

16 Jul 2017

Francis demonstrates to police ‘how’ he carried out the acts; Vijai slams those who doubt the Police

The South Goa Police have started the onsite investigations with Francis Pereira the accused of desecrations and vandalizing religious shrines and cemetery.

16 Jul 2017

Rumdamol gram sabha rejects setting up of madrassa and a park

The gram sabha of Rumdamol Davorlim panchayat has taken a unanimous decision not to allow the setting up of a madrassa and a park in the village. The gram sabha was held on Sunday.

16 Jul 2017

Cuncolim MLA Clafacio assures to solve the Paroda flood issue

Cuncolim MLA Clafacio Dias has assured the Paroda villagers that he will construct a new flyover or a bypass road for the commuters as the area gets flooded in monsoon.

16 Jul 2017

Gulab Awards to be presented on 20th of July

Fr Freddy da Costa memorial Gulab Awards will be presented on the 20th of July. The function will be held at Ravinda Bhavan in Margao.

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.

16 Jul 2017

Ganesh idol-makers oppose illegal sale of PoP idols, ask Govt early release of grants

The festival of chovoth is approaching very fast, and the state is gearing up for the festivities. The markets are getting ready with all decoration stuff and Ganpati idols way in advance.

16 Jul 2017

434th Anniversary of First war of Independence celebrated in Cuncoli

Cuncolim Chieftain Memorial Trust celebrated the 434th Anniversary of the first war of independence in Cuncolim on Saturday.

16 Jul 2017

Lucky7 casino unlucky? Grounded off Miramar, danger of oil spill !

Anchor: The sixth controversial casino grounded hardly 100 metres away from the Miramar beach is causing a major danger of oil spill. The casino vessel Lucky7 was grounded on Saturday night on a sand bar.

15 Jul 2017

Churchill attends meet with Kovind, but doesn’t assure vote

Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Alliance Ram Nath Kovind met Goa’s MLAs and ministers to seek their votes for his election on Saturday.

15 Jul 2017

How a press-cutting leads to Francis, who is breaking shrines for 14 years

The Goa police certainly needs a pat on their back. Because they have succeeded in arresting a person, who was desecrating the religious shrines in South Goa for the last 15 days.

15 Jul 2017

Is there a mastermind behind Francis desecrating the shrines?

Francis Pereira is arrested by police for the incidents of desecration of religious shrines. He has also admitted the crime. But everybody feels this is not enough.

15 Jul 2017

Sada GRB Colony in shambles, residents demand immediate repairs

The buildings of Goa Rehabilitation Board colony at Headland Sada are totally in shambles.

15 Jul 2017

“Special” Suvet does “Special” performance, bags 2 Gold at Nationals

Who says gymming and body building are limited for normal people? Differently abled people also have some real special abilities which can put even those who consider themselves as normal to shame.

15 Jul 2017

Mormugao Municipal Council opposes double tracking of railway line

The chorus against the proposed doubling of the railway line cutting through Vasco town is growing.

15 Jul 2017

Sanatan demands public apology for suspecting them of desecrations

Many organisations were suspecting Hindu organisations behind desecrations of religious shrines.

15 Jul 2017

Women fear as Vasco foot overbridge remains in total darkness

The foot over bridge over South Western Railway, connecting Vasco to Baina from the junction Opposite to IOC terminal in Vasco has been facing total neglect.

15 Jul 2017

Mapusa Municipality to beautify road from court junction to Ganeshpuri

At its special meeting on Saturday, Mapusa Municipal Council decided to beautify the stretch of road from court - municipality junction to Ganeshpuri.

15 Jul 2017

Police arrest Francis for desecrations, he did it to 'release the trapped souls'

Goa police have cracked the case of series of desecration of religious shrines.

14 Jul 2017

BJP demands ban on Sadhvi Saraswati, others rope in RSS in desecrations

A demand to ban the people giving hate speeches like Sadhvi Saraswati is coming forth very strongly on the background of rising incidents of desecration of religious shrines. That too from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs.

14 Jul 2017

Cong demands rollback on hike in electricity bills, gheraos officials

Congress party workers led by AICC secretary Girish Chodankar and including Mahila chief Pratima Coutinho gheraoed Chief Electrical Engineer Neelakanta Reddy protesting against the addition of Fuel Power Purchase & Cost Adjustment charges to the electricity bills.

14 Jul 2017

Madganvkars live in fear as robberies increase

Madganvkars say an organised gang of criminals is operating in the town.

14 Jul 2017

Govt acquired land sold ‘illegally’, complaint filed against Davorlim Communidade

The South Goa Collector has filed a police complaint against attorney of Davorlim Communidade.

14 Jul 2017

Taxi drivers say will not fix speed governors to their vehicles

Taxi drivers from North Goa on Friday gheraoed Transport Director Nikhil Dessai in protest against the order to install speed governors to all taxis.

14 Jul 2017

Faulty road engineering makes National Highway 17 B a dangerous road

The National Highway 17 B road connecting Verna to Mormugao Port has become a death trap for motorists.

14 Jul 2017

Deussau chaplan urges people to cultivate fallow land in their parishes

St. Anthony’s Chapel Deussua celebrated Van Mahotsav recently.

14 Jul 2017

One more cross desecrated in Margao, ‘Desecrations to target ME’: Vijai

While the cases of desecrations of holy shrines and crosses are on a rise in South Goa, yet another cross was found desecrated at Kalkonda in Margao on Friday. That too in the close vicinity of the Krishna temple, which was vandalized 10 days ago.

14 Jul 2017

Garbage posing health hazard to Navelim locals

Navelim locals are up in arms because of the health risks posed by garbage is thrown on the side of their roads.

14 Jul 2017

Vijai wants to block 6th casino, Girish calls them ‘front’ of 5 casinos

Congress leader Girish Chodankar has made a serious allegation against those who are opposing the entry of sixth casino in river Mandovi.

14 Jul 2017

Ponda Municipal Library shifted from Shastri Bldg; vendors urged to follow

The Ponda Municipality finally shifted its library to the vacant space in the new market complex in Ponda.

13 Jul 2017

Goans do not want casinos; casino lobby controls government

AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar has said that the people of Goa do not want casinos. They had supported the stand taken by Congress party during assembly election to close down casinos in Goa.

13 Jul 2017

2 more crosses in Loutolim desecrated; 1 renovated by Hindus

The desecrations continue unabated. Early on Thursday morning two more crosses were broken in Loutolim.

13 Jul 2017

Probe CMs & Sudin, demands AAP, approaching Lokayukta in CDM bribe case

The Aam Aadmi Party has demanded that Chief Minister should surrender home ministry and face a probe in the CDM Smith bribery case.

13 Jul 2017

Palaykar takes U-turn diversion on Mhadei diversion

Now perhaps it’s turn of ministers of Goa Forward to continue the legacy of U turns. And the issue is not simple. Diversion of Goa’s lifeline Mhadei.

13 Jul 2017

Shweta fabricated dowry story to hide her affair, claims Hoble family

Bharatiya Janata Party’s vice president Anil Hoble and his family have countered the allegation of dowry harassment by their daughter-in-law.

13 Jul 2017

Is the Govt waiting for Revoda-tragedy repeat at Kurti primary school?

While the Government is claiming of improving the quality of education along with infrastructure at primary level, the Govt primary school at Tambdi-Kelbai in Kurti Ponda is facing various severe issues.

13 Jul 2017

Hema plans peace rally over desecrations, Vijai wants to rebuild Crosses

Peace loving Goans are fuming over increasing incidents of desecrations of religious shrines. Veteran Goan singer Hema Sardesai has now taken a lead to hold a peace rally in Madgao on Sunday along with concerned citizens.

13 Jul 2017

Baffling case of missing Uttarakhand boy

The family members of 20-year-old alleged drowning victim Ankit Singh have lost peace of mind.

13 Jul 2017

Sans street lights, residents of Bhatwadi in Ona Maulingem travel in dark

Residents of the Bhatwadi area in Ona Maulingem in the Mayem constituency have to always travel in darkness since many of them have never seen streetlights in the area in their lifetime.

13 Jul 2017

Efforts on to sort out problems in cable TV service

Problems faced by viewers of cable TV service are likely to be resolved soon.

12 Jul 2017

Vijai wants all casinos out of Mandovi, but right now No Entry to 6th casino

Goa Forward Party wants all casinos out of Mandovi. In principle.

12 Jul 2017

US firm paid USD 25K bribe to Goa PWD officials, Sudin orders inquiry

After Louis Berger bribery case, the PWD is once again accused of taking huge amount of bribe from yet another firm of the USA –the CDM Smith.

12 Jul 2017

BJP leader Hoble booked for dowry harassment & assault

Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s vice president Anil Hoble is booked by Goa police for harassing his daughter-in-law for dowry.

12 Jul 2017

Mauvin moots common cadre for panchayats, few oppose

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has once again mooted the idea of forming common cadre of panchayat workers.

12 Jul 2017

Please bear little power tariff hike for 3 months: Madkaikar

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar has appealed to Goans to bear a little hike in power tariff, but only for three months.

12 Jul 2017

Pratima to come on roads to get 20 seats for women in Congress

Newly appointed Goa Congress Mahila President Pratima Coutinho has threatened to come on the roads to get 20 tickets of Goa Assembly for women.

12 Jul 2017

BDO, panchayat officials inspect hutments in Kavlem

Around 100 migrants live in thatched huts in Kavlem village.

12 Jul 2017

60 percent of the land in Ponda is acquired for agriculture

Ponda Taluka has around 2200 hectares of agricultural land.

12 Jul 2017

Rally held to create awareness on population

A rally was held to celebrate World population day in Navelim.

12 Jul 2017

MP Narendra Sawaikar says people should not be afraid of GST in Goa

South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar has said that Goans should not panic over the implementation of Goods and Services Tax in the state.

12 Jul 2017

AAP protests over the bad condition of roads in Kudchade

Aam Aadmi party volunteers protested against the bad condition of roads in Kudchade. The volunteers came near Ambedkar Circle to register their protest.

12 Jul 2017

NCP questions police over failure to detect desecration culprits

The Nationalist Congress Party handed over a memorandum to Director General of Police Dr Muktesh Chander in Panaji on Wednesday.

12 Jul 2017

Weigh your gas cylinders, warns NGO

Gas cylinder users beware. You could be getting only half of the value of what you are paying for.

11 Jul 2017

Police rescue a woman confined in a room for over a decade

it’s a horrifying story. The plight of a married woman, who was locked up in a 3x2 room, it seems over 10 long years in Candolim.

11 Jul 2017

Withdraw amendment to Tenancy Act, says Kul Mundkar Sangarsh Samiti

Kul Mundkar Sangarsh Samiti has called for withdrawal of Amendment to the Tenancy Act Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco has assured to raise the issue in the legislative assembly.

11 Jul 2017

Imposing one language under pretext of homogenization wrong: Mauzo

Renowned author Damodar Mauzo says the recent trend of imposing single language nationwide under the pretext of homogenization is wrong.

11 Jul 2017

Govt to attempt to revive natural springs

There were around 1,900 springs in Goa but at present only around 700 are still flowing.

11 Jul 2017

Goa police better than CBI to probe desecration cases: Vijai

Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo had demanded a CBI probe into the rising incidents of desecration of religious shrines and graves in the cemetery

11 Jul 2017

Cong & BJP Presidents to cross swords for RS seat

An interesting election for Goa’s sole Rajya Sabha seat this time. It would be a battle between the presidents of two major political parties

11 Jul 2017

Science Express train arrives in Madgao for 3 days

The Science Express train arrived at Madgao Railway station on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2017

Fisheries minister to conduct survey at Malim jetty

Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar inspected Malim fishing jetty on Tuesday and held informal discussions with the fishermen.

11 Jul 2017

Mahila Bhajan Competition held in Sangolda

The all Goa Mahila Bhajan singing competition in association with Kala Academy was held in Sangolda.

11 Jul 2017

Digambar inspects Madgao roads, repairs to start soon

Madgao MLA Digambar Kamat carried out a inspection of the roads and junctions in Rawandfond and Aquem in Madgao on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2017

BJP Yuva morcha felicitates students and artists

The Bharatiya Janata Yuva morcha felicitated the students and the artists who have excelled in their field on Monday.

11 Jul 2017

Brazilian and English FIFA delegations visit Goa

Members from Brazil and England visited all four training grounds and the Nehru stadium in Fatorda to apprise themselves of the condition and facilities available for the FIFA U-17 World Club.

11 Jul 2017

Girish alleges Veg Scam, holds CM responsible

AICC secretary Girish Chodankar has demanded an inquiry into the functioning of the Goa State Horticulture Corporation.

10 Jul 2017

Ministers, BJP leaders demand from CBI to shoot down desecration culprits

It’s not only the opposition party, even the ruling party has lost confidence in Goa police.

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.

10 Jul 2017

Black Monday for Goa! Curchorem cemetery damaged mercilessly

It was a Black Monday for Goa. Much worse than desecration of religious shrines. Several graves and crosses in the Guardian Angel Cemetery in Curchorem were mercilessly damaged early Monday morning.

10 Jul 2017

Vascoites upset over pathetic bus stand

Vasco residents are upset over the non-completion of the Vasco KTC bus stand.

10 Jul 2017

Vasco Saptha fair now only for 7 days

The Mormugao Municipal Council on Monday decided to keep Damodar Bhajani Saptha fair only for seven days.

10 Jul 2017

'Is electricity dept waiting for a mishap in Navelim?'

Is the Electricity department waiting for an untoward incident to occur in Navelim to wakeup and solve the electricity issue of the village?

10 Jul 2017

Tito Cardozo elected unopposed as the new VC of MMC

New elected Vice Chairperson of Madgao Municipal Council Tito Cardozo has promised that he will solve the market issue of Madgao as soon as possible.

09 Jul 2017

Village of Merces may now become “Gundagiri free”!

The village of Merces may soon become Gundagiri free. The newly elected panchayat body has assured that the village will now be free from crimes and criminals who they claim give their village a bad name.

09 Jul 2017

Congress interested in ‘political instability’ in the state, Goa Forward isn’t!: Vijai

Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai has made it clear that his party Goa Forward will not join hands with Congress to topple the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition Government.

09 Jul 2017

Let’s celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘historic’ Opinion Poll at ‘historic’ Airport: Buyao

Looks like the Airport meeting controversy is not going to take a halt. Latest to join in with a permission letter to hold a public meeting is renowned Goan music composer Siddhanath Buyao.

09 Jul 2017

Stop polluting natural water sources, utilising rainwater properly can make us self reliant: Sadhale

Goa is utilising only 3% of the total rainwater; the rest goes through other channels and meets the Arabian Sea. Goans need to take up rainwater harvesting very seriously as it is the need of the hour.

09 Jul 2017

Doctor from Bandora sets up a role model for rainwater harvesting

Despite heavy rainfall in Goa several places in the state remain with shortage of water throughout the year. This is mainly because of lack of interest by people in harvesting the natural flowing rain water.

09 Jul 2017

23 year singing sensation Amaan Shaikh aims beyond sky in his musical journey

While the whole world is going gaga over the recent trends of remix music, a Goan youth prodigy is making news these days with his latest original single, “andheron ke khwaab”.

08 Jul 2017

'Minority Vote' postpones Anjuna Sarpanch election

Goa elected all the sarpanchas by majority. But a government official postponed elections of Sarpanch and deputy Sarpanch by minority, not majority. Yes, in Anjuna in Bardez.

08 Jul 2017

No Opp in Advalpal & Penha da Franca, MGP panchas switch over to Gaude in Betki-Khandola

Advalpal and Penha da Franca panchayats would function without any opposition.

08 Jul 2017

Fishermen up in arms over closure of Betim retail stalls

Fishermen belonging to the Mandovi Fisheries Marketing Cooperative Society at Betim are upset over the fisheries department order to close down the area where they used to sell fish in retail.

08 Jul 2017

Khalap's Mandrem college gets Govt notice despite HC order

Senior Congress leader and chairman of the society running Mandrem College Ramakant Khalap has expressed shock over the show cause notice issued to the college by the Higher Education Directorate.

08 Jul 2017

Govt toppling not my priority: Shantaram

New Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Shantaram Naik made it very clear that his priority was not toppling the present BJP led government but building the party up.

08 Jul 2017

Mickky blames the Congress and ‘our people’ for desecration

Former Nuvem MLA Mickky Pacheco has accused the Congress of setting a ploy to desecrate the Crosses by employing our ‘own people’.

08 Jul 2017

MGP may contest LS poll against BJP, but not by-polls & Rajya Sabha

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party may not go with their senior partner in the next Lok Sabha election. It may contest against the BJP.

08 Jul 2017

Alina opposes double track railway line in her constituency

The Railway Ministry of the Bharatiya Janata Party government is all set to start the work of double track from Vasco to Castlerock in Goa on South Central route of Goa.

08 Jul 2017

Nehru Stadium ready to host Under-17 World Cup matches

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda is fully prepared to host matches of Under-17 football World Cup 17 in October. Minor final touches are being given currently.

07 Jul 2017

Lip smacking incentives mark new solar policy

The Goa Solar Power Business Group has welcomed the draft the new state Solar Power Policy.

07 Jul 2017

Robber doesn't announce that he would rob: Churchill on Govt toppling

NCP’s Benaullim MLA Churchill Alemao has dismissed as mere rumour the news that the Congress party is getting ready to from the next government in the state.

07 Jul 2017

BBSM dharnas reach Panaji, criticizes MGP for backstabbing

The Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch staged a dharna at the KTC bus stand in Panaji on Friday.

07 Jul 2017

IFFI 2017: DFF invites entries for Indian Panorama

The 48th edition of the International Film Festival of The festival will be held from the 20th to the 28th of November in Go.

07 Jul 2017

Calling BJP-led Govt a ‘midnight dacoity’, Shantaram vows to get the treasure back

Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik has finally been appointed the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President.

07 Jul 2017

Cong wants CBI inquiry into crosses, temple desecration

Congress leader and Quepem MLA Babu Kavlekar has demanded that the cross and temple desecration case be handed over to the CBI.

07 Jul 2017

Raia residents gherao Elect Dept EE, threaten to come on streets

Raia residents led by Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco and former Raia sarpanch Luis Quadros gheraoed the Executive Engineer of the Electricity Department Devadasana A alleging erratic power supply and excess bills.

07 Jul 2017

FDA conducts raids in Mapusa, seizes illegally sold tobacco items

The Food and Drug Administration conducted raids in Mapusa Market and seized food items worth 20 thousand rupees.

07 Jul 2017

Anti Torture Day observed in Madgao.

Everyone should help one another and avoid violation against human rights. Everyone should act and be matured in their actions.

07 Jul 2017

South Collector begins monthly meetings on law & order

South Goa Collector Swapnil Naik has said that new monthly meetings will be held with the Collectorates and other official bodies to discuss the law and order and other issues pertaining to the common man.

07 Jul 2017

68th Vanamahotsava Celebration held in the City

Panaji Mayor Surendra Furtado has appealed to the government to grant more funds to plant more trees.

06 Jul 2017

Eschew violence, build righteous society: Jamaat –e-Hind

The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Goa Vasco unit appealed to all communities to eschew the path of violence and mutual hatred and to settle down to the task of building a righteous society on stable and abiding foundations.

06 Jul 2017

Two more crosses desecrated in South Goa

Two more crosses have been desecrated in South Goa taking the total to nine crosses and one temple.

06 Jul 2017

Police seek peoples' help on desecrations

SP South Chandan Chowdhary has appealed to people to cooperate with the police to help nab the culprits involved in the desecration of crosses and temples. She has asked them not to panic.

06 Jul 2017

Madgao citizens condemn assault on a scribe

On Thursday some Margao locals protested against the assault on a journalist by a street vendor.

06 Jul 2017

New Govt would be Cong-controlled, without compromises: Girish

Congress has said they are desperate to topple the existing government, but not desperate to form an alternate government.

06 Jul 2017

Why 6th casino? Approach Supreme Court, Cong urges the Govt

Congress is planning to stall the entry of a sixth casino in river Mandovi by filing an intervention application in the court.

06 Jul 2017

Benaulim locals catch LPG thieves

Locals of Benaulim caught three persons involved in stealing gas from cylinders. They used to pilfer gas from the gas cylinders with the help of a device and re-seal the cylinders.

06 Jul 2017

Traditional Chikhal Kaalo celebrated in Marcel

The traditional mud festival “chikhal kaalo” was celebrated in Mashel on Thursday.

06 Jul 2017

Rape accused arrested in Margao, NGOs demand strict action

The Margao Police has arrested Sharif Hassan Chowdhury as accused in a rape case of a minor child.

06 Jul 2017

Shantaram all set to take over as interim GPCC chief

Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik is all set to take over as the new president of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, but as interim arrangement. Congress is going for organizational elections very soon.

05 Jul 2017

Anti-Terrorist Squad also starts probing desecration cases

The Anti-Terrorist Squad has simultaneously started investigating into the desecration cases in Salcete taluka.

05 Jul 2017

Coal or no coal, that is the question

Union minister Suresh Prabhu says that he is open to suggestions on how to solve the Vasco coal issue on one hand.

05 Jul 2017

1000 PWD tanks lie unused, rejected

This is a colossal waste of public money. Around 1000 water tanks procured using public funds have been left to rot on top of a hill as another unending inquiry into corruption is going on for the past 6 years.

05 Jul 2017

Tendulkar BJP’s RS candidate, claim coalition partners’ consent

Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has officially decided to field its GoaPresident Vinay Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha candidate. The BJP also claims that they have sought consent of their coalition partners for his candidature.

05 Jul 2017

Railways in Goa on fast track to modernization

The South West Railways’ work on doubling of tracks from Vasco to Collem has started. Many other parts of the proposed doubling from Vasco to Londa are held up because of the land acquisition process.

05 Jul 2017

Vasco RTO in dire need of major makeover

Vasco people are fed up of the existing RTO office. It has neither a lift to climb up nor enough space to accommodate the increasing number of visitors. People want the office to be shifted as early as possible.

05 Jul 2017

Tree damages garage in Varkhande

A makeshift garage was damaged after a breadfruit tree got uprooted and fell on it at Varkhande in Ponda. The incident took place on Wednesday. No one was hurt.

05 Jul 2017

Revenue from GST to help in developing infrastructure

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said the introduction of Goods and Services Tax will bring in more revenue to governments.

05 Jul 2017

Haj committee denies charges of local Muslim groups

Chief of the Goa Haj Committee Shaikh Jinahas termed the allegations against the committee as false. He said that the Congress Party was misguiding certain sections of the community and that is why they were making such allegations.

05 Jul 2017

Mopa will be engine of Goa's growth: Mauvin

Goa will operate two airports and the new Mopa airport will be the engine of the state’s growth. Panchayat Minister and Dabolim MLA Mauvin Godinho told Captains of Industry at a logistics conference at a Panaji hotel on Wednesday.

04 Jul 2017

Girish accuses BJP leaders as bunch of liars

AICC General Secretary Girish Chodankar has termed BJP leaders as a bunch of liars from national president to the state president.

04 Jul 2017

CM asks for Google mapping to nab desecration culprits

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured that stricter surveillance will be put in place against the acts of desecration of religious shrines across Salcette.

04 Jul 2017

Police nab Tanuja's murderer husband Atish in 24 hours

Ponda Police have successfully nabbed the accused in Tanuja Naik murder case on Tuesday.

04 Jul 2017

Rohan gives 4 lakh to Revodkar, family asks for the killed boy!

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte has ordered both the district collectors to review all the cases across Goa of the trees which are dangerous, after the Revoda tragedy.

04 Jul 2017

Cong accepts Faleiro’s resignation, 3 names under consideration

The Congress high command has finally accepted the resignation of Luizinho Faleiro as the President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee.

04 Jul 2017

BJP’s RS candidate by Wed, portfolios after session: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will announce the BJP candidate of Rajya Sabha on Wendesday before he leaves for USA

04 Jul 2017

Rising burglaries, desecration not a police failure: DIG

Deputy Inspector General of police Bhupendra Kumar has debunked the notion that crimes like burglaries and desecration of religious shrines are one rise because the police force is insufficient.

04 Jul 2017

Desecration of shrines across religions continues in Salcete

The incidents of desecration of religious shrines are continuing in Salcete. It is now across the religions. This time it is one Hindu shrine and two more Christian shrines in Madgao and Curtorim.

04 Jul 2017

Old unsafe Vasco fire station will be reconstructed, work to start in a fortnight.

Demolition work of the Vasco fire station building is expected to start in a fortnight. the fire station was declared unsafe around two years ago.

04 Jul 2017

Murgao taluka will have a proper traffic management plan soon

Murgao taluka will have a proper traffic management plan soon. According to the Murgao Deputy Collector, All traffic related problems will be solved at the earliest.

04 Jul 2017

Ravindra Bhavan Margao will soon have a performing arts academy

The Ravindra Bhawan in Margao will now have academy of performing arts like the Kala Academy.

03 Jul 2017

Amit Shah airport meet was spontaneous, not pre-planned: BJP

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has come out with a justification that it had not organised any function of party president Amit Shah at the Dabolim airport, but it was a spontaneous function.

03 Jul 2017

Rachol paddy fields cultivation, a community exercise.

The growing of the Rachol Seminary field at this particular time is a yearly affair and marks the opening of the seminaries scholastic day.

03 Jul 2017

Local Muslim organisations raise concerns over lack of funds as claimed by Hajj Committee

The local Muslim organizations from Margao have raised concerns regarding lack of funds as claimed by the Hajj Committee.

03 Jul 2017

Khajan lands back under cultivation, farmers claim heavy profits

The agriculturists in Goa may soon have better days. Some of them who had given up on agriculture and farming have already started going back to their traditional businesses since the government has started rolling out various schemes and providing machineries on subsidized prices.

03 Jul 2017

Health Awareness programs organized in Margao.

People should go for early detection of vector borne diseases. People should alos take precautions and see that there is no water allowed to stagnate and also ensure that blood test are taken in case of any incidents of fever.

03 Jul 2017

Cong activists gherao Airport Director, Dir assures action and Police complaint

Director of the Airport Authority of India at the Dabolim Airport has given assurance to the Congress activists that his office will check with the legalities of the public meeting that was held at the airport premises on Saturday and has told them he will file a police complaint if required.

02 Jul 2017

Betki Khandola Panchayat polls results lead to 'Cofusao'!

Confusion prevailed over the results of Betki Khandola panchayat results, as local MLA and Minister Govind Gaude posed with six elected panch members in the morning after the panchayat results were announced, but by evening former Priol MLA Deepak Dhavalikar claimed that these 6 are his people and belonged to panel backed by the MGP.

02 Jul 2017

Panchayat elections give mixed results

The results of 99 wards of 11 panchayats were declared on Sunday.

02 Jul 2017

Tree collapses in Revora, 11 year old dies on the spot

11 year old Samarth Revodkar lost his life after an old banyan tree collapsed on 3 houses at Revora.

02 Jul 2017

3 crosses desecrated in South Goa, locals demand strict inquiry

Several crosses including the famous “Almaacho Khuris” were desecrated by some unknown miscreants at Paroda and nearby areas on Saturday.

02 Jul 2017

Vanarmare still living with hopes, demands not yet met

The Wanarmare tribals in the Ponda area are still living out in the open without proper toilet or housing.

01 Jul 2017

Young to old vote across all panchayats

Less number of people came out to vote in the second phase of panchayat elections, but the enthusiasm among those who voted was across the age groups.

01 Jul 2017

20% less vote in the second phase of panchayat polls

The second phase of panchayat elections of 15 reserved wards recorded almost 20 per cent less voting on Saturday than the first phase of 80% on 11th June.

01 Jul 2017

GST second event after Independence: Amit Shah

National president of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah has said the rolling out of GST is the greatest event after independence.

01 Jul 2017

Madgao municipality goes tough against footpath encroachers

Madgao municipality has gone offensive on the encroachments on footpaths by the shopkeepers.

01 Jul 2017

Only 18% GST on almost 81% per cent items

The Goods and Services Tax was finally rolled out on Friday midnight.Under the new GST regime, 81 per cent of the items will be taxed below 18 percent. This is the message that was given by officials on the heels of the launch of the GST in the Parliament by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a massive advertising blitz.

01 Jul 2017

Labourer gets burnt, police suspect suicide

A labourer died in a suspected suicide at Kundaim. Even though the laborer gave a statement before death stating that he got burnt while smoking a cigarette, the burnt items found about 500 meters away from the National Highway 17 in Kundaim indicate that it could be a case of self-immolation.

30 Jun 2017

Faulty transformer destroy locals gadgets in Mangeshi households

The residents of Mangeshi in Ponda taluka have suffered loss amounting to thousands of rupees over the past three days or so.

30 Jun 2017

Dear young, be a voter, enroll from 1 to 31 July

The Election Commission of India does not want to leave behind a single voter. It has thus organized a special drive to enroll new voters between 18 to 21 years.

30 Jun 2017

Congress gives govt 8-day ultimatum to repair, clean Mapusa bus stand

Congress has given an eight day ultimatum to the BJP led government to repair Mapusa Bus stand’s potholed roads, clean garbage strewn all over and improve the facilities within the premises.

30 Jun 2017

A tree falls on a Shop, Luckily no casualties reported.

A tree fell on a shop in Kudchade on Thursday midnight night causing damages of around rupees 5 Lakh.

30 Jun 2017

Bicholim council says No to plastic, distributes cloth bags

The government is to ban plastic bags. In a bid to create awareness among the locals, the Bicholim Municipal Council held a cloth bags distribution program at Bicholim market on Friday.

30 Jun 2017

Transplantation must for organ donation to succeed, says specialist

Liver transplant surgeon Rahul Kakodkar has said that if the organ donation programme has to succeed, there has to be transplantation of these organs.

30 Jun 2017

Cuncolim Locals wants road side trees pruned, cut

Locals from Mallagenem in Cuncolim have raised serious concerns over the huge trees along the roadside and in the village.

30 Jun 2017

Divided with cupboards, they study in one hall in Mulgao school

The government’s stated mantra is that it wants to impart quality education.

30 Jun 2017

Polluting gas affecting our health, complain Birla residents

Residents of Birla Zuarinagar in Sancoale village have expressed serious concern over the alleged release of ammonia by a fertilizer factory located at Birla Zuarinagar.

30 Jun 2017

Locals, MLA want Kesarval spring to be restored to old glory

Cortali MLA Alina Saldanha inspected the Kesarval spring on Thursday and promised to get the Tourism Department to repair and restore the once famous spring to its former glory.

30 Jun 2017

Maintain Fitness, discipline, speaker to new firefighters

Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant has exhorted the newly passed out firefighters to keep themselves physically fit and maintain discipline so that they can discharge their duties to the best of their capacity.

29 Jun 2017

Two groups clash in Sancoale, 3 injured

Tension prevailed in Sancoale village on Wednesday late evening after a clash between groups.

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.

29 Jun 2017

Citizen service centres in both the districts by mid-August

The government has decided to start citizen service centres in both North and South Goa collectorates by mid-August. It would cater to the people who are not comfortable with online services.

29 Jun 2017

Shortage of personnel at Cuncolim police station hampers work

Cuncolim police station covers three constituencies but lacks suffice manpower. This hampers work of police.

29 Jun 2017

IMA organizes talk on organ donation

Indian Medical Association Margao Chapter organized a talk on organ donation at Margao on Thursday. A number of doctors, including surgeons, attended the talk.

29 Jun 2017

Goa Govt appoints KPMG as consultant to review 27 IPB Projects

The Manohar Parrikar government has finally decided to review total 27 projects which came up before the Investment Promotion Board.

29 Jun 2017

Traffic police deny allegations of impropriety

The Ponda traffic police have denied the allegations made by a young 2 wheeler rider Maksun Khan that he was issued a challan even though he had not violated any traffic rule.

29 Jun 2017

Saint Peter and Paul feasts celebrated in Goa

The feast of Saint Peter, the patron saint of the fisher folk was celebrated in the port town of Vasco on Thursday with traditional pomp and gaiety.

29 Jun 2017

Internet the way forward for business

The firms using Internet for their business are much more successful and they employ five times more people than others.

29 Jun 2017

Strong winds, tree falls bring down electricity poles

Four electricity poles were damaged in Cuncolim constituency on Wednesday after strong wind brought down trees.

29 Jun 2017

Lucky escape for 2 as tree falls on bakery

A huge mango tree got uprooted and fell on a bakery in Kazi wada in Ponda town recently. The structure suffered extensive damage.

28 Jun 2017

Salcete didn’t vote for BJP, but my Govt won’t neglect it: Parrikar

Salcete did not vote for the BJP, but still it would not be neglected in developmental work. This is what chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

28 Jun 2017

Madkaikar takes a U-turn, welcomes Baingini garbage treatment plant

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar has welcomed a garbage treatment plant at Baingini.

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.

28 Jun 2017

Penniless tribal reaches IIT, Goans offer financial help

This is really an inspiring story of a poor but intelligent student and kind-hearted Goans who support him to become a top engineer.

28 Jun 2017

Congress leader wants inquiry into cutting of 500 cashew trees

The Congress Quepem MLA Babu Kawlekar has demanded inquiry into the indiscriminate cutting of around 500 cashew trees in Quepem area.

28 Jun 2017

NH17 widening : Land losers not happy with Govt compensation

Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha has assured that no houses will be demolished in her constituency for widening of National Highway 17.

28 Jun 2017

Amit Shah in Goa on 2 day visit from Sat

President of State unit of BJP Vinay Tendulkar has said that National BJP President Amit Shah will be arriving in Goa on Saturday on a two-day visit.

28 Jun 2017

Chinchinim panchayat to crack down on non-NOC gaddos

Chinchini Deusua Panchayat on Wednesday has passed a resolution to allow the street gaddas that have panchayat NOCs should be allowed to carry on with their business.

28 Jun 2017

My Govt successful when accidents come down to half: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said he would judge success of his government only when the number of road accidents would come down to half of what it is today.

28 Jun 2017

Gadkari promoting Konkan tourism by concretising Goa: Ravi

Ponda MLA Ravi Naik has accused BJP’s union minister Nitin Gadkari of converting Goa into a concrete jungle so that tourism in Konkan could prosper.

28 Jun 2017

Goa getting geared up for GST from 1 July

After a decade-long wait, India will finally implement the Goods and Services Tax from 1st of July. The GST will help remove tax barriers between states, creating a single market.

27 Jun 2017

3 injured after a car driver loses control

Three persons were injured and eight vehicles damaged after a motorist lost control and hit the people and the vehicles in Margao on Tuesday.

27 Jun 2017

Is traffic police fining riders for the crimes they didn’t commit?

A young rider has exposed Goa’s traffic police, who are issuing challans for the crime they did not commit.

27 Jun 2017

Calangute police nab 3 murder accused in 3 days

The Calangute police have succeeded in nabbing three accused in the sensational murder within three days. They had fled to Karnataka.

27 Jun 2017

Vishwajeet withdraws plaint against ‘abusive’ women

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has decided to withdraw a police complaint his PSO filed against two women in Madgao. The women had abused him.

27 Jun 2017

Goa Against Coal threatens agitation, objects to Gadkari’s statement

Goa Against Coal has threatened to come on roads and even approach the Green Tribunal of coal transport of Vasco is not stopped immediately.

27 Jun 2017

I am ready to take the responsibility, let the high command decide: Shantaram

Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik says he is ready to take up responsibility as the head of Pradesh congress committee provided the high command permits.

26 Jun 2017

Eid ul fitr celebrated all over Goa

Eid ul Fitr was celebrated across the state on Monday.

26 Jun 2017

Curchorem market vendors expose speculated ‘money racket’ in weights and measures dept

Curchorem market vendors have exposed a speculated money minting racket in the weights and measures department.

26 Jun 2017

Fatal accident on Panaji Ribandar causeway, claims one life

In a major accident on the Panaji Ribandar causeway, two youngsters were flung into Mandovi River after a head on collision between a car and bike.

26 Jun 2017

Fishing nets set on fire, fishermen demand justice

Fishermen from Hallant beach have demanded strict action against the local bar and restaurant owner who had allegedly set their belongings on fire after a petty argument.

26 Jun 2017

Garbage of Madgao building dumped on Cuncolim roads

Cuncolim locals trapped and caught a hired truck dumping garbage in Cuncolim on Monday.

26 Jun 2017

International anti-drugs day observed

International day against Drugs and drug abuse was observed on Monday in the City.

26 Jun 2017

'Portuguese' Goenkar arrested for alleged molestation of councillor

Vasco Police have arrested a Portuguese citizen based in Vasco in connection with an alleged molestation case on Monday.

26 Jun 2017

Calangute murder accused still at large

The police have still not managed to nab the prime accused Joseph Sequeira in the Tyronne Nazareth murder.

26 Jun 2017

Cattle on the roads create blockades in Chinchinim

Fear is back again in minds of Dandewaddo locals due to cattle meandering on the street.

26 Jun 2017

Govt won’t go harsh on GST: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has told Goans not to worry about the implementation of the Goods and ServicesTax.

26 Jun 2017

Mining scam to CBI only after police report on the scam: CM

Goa government has not decided on handing over the mining scam to the CBI.

24 Jun 2017

Wearing 'kopelam', jumping in the wells, Viva Sao Joao!

The feast of St John the Baptist was celebrated with great fervour all over the state.

24 Jun 2017

Will Luizinho resignation pave way for Parrikar toppling?

Luizinho Faleiro has resigned once again as the President of Goa Congress. Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik is being almost finalised to take over.

24 Jun 2017

I have resigned; form the Government: Luizinho

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Luizinho Faleiro has indirectly challenged the Congress leaders to form an alternate government by resigning as the PCC President.

24 Jun 2017

Old footbridge of Sanvordem finally dismantled

The old Sanvordem footbridge has finally been dismantled by the PWD authorities.

24 Jun 2017

Rampant deforestation by ‘Forest’ dept in Khola, villagers demand inquiry

The aggrieved villagers of Dando in Nuvem Khola have threatened to come on roads and start an agitation if a proper inquiry is not initiated by the Forest authorities for rampant deforestation.

24 Jun 2017

Kamat calls for speedy completion of district hospital

MLA Digambar Kamat ha opined that the dangerous portions of Hospicio hospital should be demolished and repaired immediately so as to avoid any tragedy.

23 Jun 2017

Pratheek ranks 189th also in NEET exam

Pratheek Rebello once again topped in Goa yet another national examination, this time the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test to become a doctor.

23 Jun 2017

Amidst the ‘blame-game’, PWD officials are caught on ‘back foot’

The agitated residents of Bicholim gheraoed the PWD officials at Bicholim on Friday.

23 Jun 2017

Mapusa municipal chairperson says difficult to keep track of how vegetables are cleaned

Mapusa Municipal Council will install CCTV cameras in the town's market to keep a watch on illegalities allegedly carried out by the vendors.

23 Jun 2017

Vascokar fear of an epidemic due to garbage

Khariwaddo residents of Vasco are frightened of an epidemic due to accumulated garbage during monsoon.

23 Jun 2017

Ravi takes initiative to settle sopo issue of Ponda Market vendors

The issue of Ponda Market pending sopo collection might get settled soon.

23 Jun 2017

BJP mobile van to highlight Modi’s 3 years

If you are anywhere near the market or at any bus stand in North Goa, you may be able to watch achievements of Narendra Modi government in the last three years.

23 Jun 2017

“Independent” Balli Panchayat goes to BJP

victorious panel of the Balli panchayat which had claimed to be ‘indpendent’ has now turned towards the Bharatiya Janata Party.

22 Jun 2017

Curchorem shopkeepers say Fire Brigade didn’t even have a ladder

Shopkeepers of Kudchade are agitated over the Fire Brigade report which has termed the news of people throwing stones on Kudchade fire brigade office to wake up the firemen is false and fabricated.

22 Jun 2017

Around 1200 liquor outlets in state may get relief in next one month

Around 1200 more liquor outlets out of the 2200 affected outlets may immediately get relief from the Supreme Court verdict on banning sale of liquor.

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

Burglars target unoccupied premises in Margao

In a clever strategy, burglars have started targeting unoccupied flats in Margao.

22 Jun 2017

Congress won’t approach the Supreme Court in Vishwajit disqualification case: Khalap

Former Union law minister Ramakant Khalap has made it clear that the Congress party will not approach the Supreme Court since their writ petition against Vishwajeet Rane has been accepted by the High Court.

22 Jun 2017

Volvoi Panchayat sans Sarpanch may get its new Sarpanch soon

The Volvoi village may get its new sarpanch soon.

21 Jun 2017

3rd International Yoga Day celebrated

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar advised people to practice yoga throughout the year for better mental and physical health. The third International Yoga Day was celebrated throughout the state on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2017

People stone Fire Brigade office to save a burning shop

A shop caught fire in Curchorem market around midnight on Tuesday. And it was fully gutted simply because the fire brigade did not reach in time.

21 Jun 2017

Young Goan Pankaj Sainekar breaks his own Suryanamaskar record

The entire world celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2017

Traffic police issues circular, then withdraws, making helmet a must for pillion riders

The traffic police on Wednesday displayed its utter ignorance over traffic rules which they enforce.

21 Jun 2017

Another boy jumps off unused Sanvordem footbridge

Yet another young boy committed suicide from the same unused footbridge of Savodde, which had become a cause of a major tragedy that occurred one month ago.

21 Jun 2017

‘Matti’ already a state tree, then call ‘Maad’ a heritage tree: Nature lovers

The ruling coalition has agreed to declare coconut as a state tree. But environmentalists and even heritage lovers have opposed it.

21 Jun 2017

MGP makes U turn on MoI, supports ‘English funding’, BBSM says expected betrayal!

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has taken a major U turn on the issue of Medium of Instruction.

20 Jun 2017

How will Govt deliver on CMP without timeframe? : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party has questioned the intention of BJP led coalition government which released its common minimum programme without any deadlines to deliver or implement it.

20 Jun 2017

HC to decide on Vishwajeet disqualification plea, directs ECI on Valpoi by-poll

Everybody expected the high court to direct the petition of Vishwajeet Rane’s disqualification to the speaker’s office. But it didn’t happen.

20 Jun 2017

HC to decide onVishwajeet disqualification plea, directs ECI on Valpoi by-poll

Everybody expected the high court to direct the petition of Vishwajeet Rane’s disqualification to the speaker’s office. But it didn’t happen.

20 Jun 2017

Kankonkar voted for me in Panchayats: Isidore

Canacona MLA Isidore Fernandes has claimed that Kankonkar elected panchas in the panchayat elections because of him and just not the candidates.

20 Jun 2017

Mapusa bus stand waterlogged

New Mapusa bus stand is full of muddy water. People cannot move around. Sewerage pipes discharge sewage water on to the ground.

20 Jun 2017

IMA Goa condemns threat to on-duty Docs, demands preventive action

cases of threatening and attacking the on duty doctors are on rise in the state.

20 Jun 2017

First ‘No Confidence on Sarpanch’ within 1 day in Old Goa

The first ever No confidence Motion in the new tenure of recently appointed Sarpanchas will likely be taken up in Se Old Goa Panchayat.

20 Jun 2017

Mauvin moots to change Panchayat Act to stop musical chairs

Panchayati Raj Act is set to change. The Panchayat Minister says he wants to ेूstop musical chairs and bring stability to the panchayat bodies.

20 Jun 2017

Mahajan of Ramnathi Temple alleges illegalities by committee, demands probe

Mahajans of shree ramnath temple at Ramnathi Ponda have alleged that various illegalities are being carried out by the managing committee of the temple.

19 Jun 2017

CMP: Maad to Bhaji to Sports to Films…

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar finally released the Common Minimum Programme on Monday by focusing on 10 crucial areas.

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.

19 Jun 2017

3 Flats Robbed In Aquem Margao

3 flats at J. G Apartments in Aquem Margao were robbed on Sunday night.

19 Jun 2017

SGPDA to prepare fresh ODPs for Madgao and Ponda

Madgao and Ponda cities will now have new Outline Development Plans.

19 Jun 2017

Goa’s celebrities unite to oppose Sadhvi, March on 16 July

After all the political turmoil over Sadhavi Saraswati’s statements over hanging the beef eaters, now Goans from various stratas of society have joined hands to protest against Sadhavi.

17 Jun 2017

Be passionate & do what you want: Barkha Dutt

The most difficult thing is to be yourself and find your path. Not what you are forced to do. Be passionate about it and you can what you want to be.

17 Jun 2017

Goa Govt to make its policy on beef clear to Centre

TCP Minister Vijai Sardessai has said the Goa government will write to the union government about its stand vis-à-vis the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

17 Jun 2017

Shivsena dares BJP to have national policy on beef issue

Shivsna MP Sanjay Raut has dared Narendra Modi government to frame a National Policy on the issue of beef by consulting all the political parties of all the states. He has also said that Shivsena would contest Panaji and Valpoi by-polls.

17 Jun 2017

HIndu Convention decalres India & Nepal Hindu nations

The sixth All India Hindu convention in its concluding resolution declared India and Nepal as Hindu nations.

17 Jun 2017

Shawn Martins Declared as the new Calangute Sarpanch

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has declared Shawn Martins as the new Calangute Sarpanch .

16 Jun 2017

Michael warns not to misbehave with tourists & hamper economy

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo has condemned the act of assault on Tourists by some miscreants in Merces.

16 Jun 2017

Eduardo says some Hindus also eat beef, Girish demands FIR on Sadhvi Saraswati

Congress leaders have come down heavily on the issue of beef raised by some Hindu fundamentalists.

16 Jun 2017

Cyberage scheme of laptops working like a 'mafia'

Computer dealers in Goa say the online sale of computers together with government’s Cyberage Scheme have ruined their business.

16 Jun 2017

Reason behind mysterious death of cattle still unknown

The mystery behind the sudden death of 17 cattle in Ambauli and Adne area of Quepem is still not solved. The reason behind this tragic incident is still not known.

16 Jun 2017

Suspension of 46 footballers temporary, says GFA Prez Elvis

GFA President Elvis Gomes has said that the suspension of 46 footballers is temporary. The executive committee will take final decision after studying their show cause replies. They were suspended for illegally playing for some clubs.

16 Jun 2017

Eduardo wants Yoga in curriculum, but not Baba Ramdev classes

Former Union Minister Eduardo Faleiro has supported BJP government’s move on World Yoga Day and demanded to introduce Yoga in the schools curriculam.

15 Jun 2017

Will the High Court disqualify Vishwajeet on Mon?

The High Court will decide the fate of Health minister Vishwajeet Rane on Monday.

15 Jun 2017

Dead cattle raise panic in Quepem villages

Around 17 cattle were found dead in Ambaulim and Takwada Adne on late Wednesday evening. The reason for their sudden death is still unknown.

15 Jun 2017

Goa BJP to mobilise max support for President of India election

India’s lawmakers will elect new President of India on 17th of July.

15 Jun 2017

CM suspects police-goonda nexus in Merces tourist attack

Looks like Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has taken the brutal attack on tourists in Merces very seriously.

15 Jun 2017

Cuncolim Municipality demands for action against the damaged old buildings

Cuncolim Municipality has raised concerns regarding the fear of collapse of old buildings in the town.

15 Jun 2017

Sharmad threatens agitation over sewage leakage

Top Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Margao candidate SharmadRaiturkar has threatened the state Sewerage Department with an agitation if they do not rectify the sewage leakage in Comba within the next three days.

15 Jun 2017

Garabge dumped by Vasco Railway creates nuisance for school students

Mata Secondary School management along with students and Baina locals have raised serious concerns over the garbage dumped near the school by the Vasco railway authorities.

15 Jun 2017

Margao Police thanked by Villagers

The residents of Khareband in Madgao have praised inspector of Margao police station C L Patil for putting an end to the prostitution in their vicinity on Thursday.

15 Jun 2017

Ponda citizens oppose Chairperson’s presence at inaugural of Kranti Maidaan

Series of Allegations and Counter Allegations has started on the issue of inauguration of renovated Kranti Maidaan in Ponda.

14 Jun 2017

Rising secularism matter of concern: Hindu Convention

The All India Hindu Convention has raised concern over Indian democracy and rising secularism which is becoming a problem to establish Hindu Rashtra in India.

14 Jun 2017

Varca & Navelim panchas disown Churchill & Luizinho

Almost all the MLAs claimed that their panels won the panchayat elections in many villages.

14 Jun 2017

4 Mershekar brutally attack tourists with weapons, 3 arrested

The village panchayats were elected on Tuesday. And on Wednesday, Goa witnessed the power of villages, in a most shameful manner.

14 Jun 2017

Kavlekar claims increase in panchayat tally

Quepem MLA Babu Kavlekar says despite BJP being in power and using government machinery he managed to get more panchas elected.

14 Jun 2017

Dumped mud makes national highway slippery

Mud dumped besides the national highway 17 in Panzarconi is creating a nuisance to the commuters.

14 Jun 2017

DGP’s advice to reckless drivers: Donate blood and organs

Director General of Police Dr Muktesh Chander has an advice to the reckless drivers and riders on Goan roads: Donate your blood and organs so that they could be useful to others who need them.

14 Jun 2017

MMC resolves to regularize services of temporary staff

At its meeting on Wednesday, Mormugao Municipal Council resolved to regularise the services of temporary workers.

14 Jun 2017

Huge tree falls on a house in Aldona

A huge tree fell on a residential house in Aldona after heavy showers on Wednesday .

13 Jun 2017

CM promises to tackle coastal garbage problem in 3 months

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar acknowledged that garbage was an issue especially in coastal belt and promised to take remedial actions within the next three months.

13 Jun 2017

CM claims workers’ win, Cong claims supporters’ win

The first phase of counting of panchayat elections is over. And Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claims that 90 per cent of his contesting workers are elected.

13 Jun 2017

Joseph loses Calangute, First-timers become giant killers!

They say age is just a number. At times it reveals the experience one holds in any field but the panchayat election results on Tuesday showed us some very unexpected and surprising victories.

13 Jun 2017

Panchayats building Young Goa, as young as 20!

This panchayat election became a clear indication that it is building young Goa.

13 Jun 2017

They get elected… 5th… 6th…. 7th time….

Some candidates in the panchayat elections have been elected up to seventh time.

13 Jun 2017

New city gardens to have heritage conservation committee approval

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai has said that henceforth new city gardens will have to be approved by the Heritage Conservation Committee.

13 Jun 2017

GSIDC, Margao Municipality officials fail to join site inspection

The officials of the Goa state pollution control board on Monday inspected the low-lying areas at Maddel, Margao where the untreated waste from Sonsoddo has been dumped.

12 Jun 2017

Incessant rains create havoc all over the state

It’s not even a week since the monsoons have hit Goa; the heavy rains have started creating havoc all over the state.

12 Jun 2017

Minister Vijay to monitor Madgao police on CCTV

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

12 Jun 2017

SEC’s indecision would make secret vote public!

There is yet another major blunder happening in the ongoing panchayat election. The voter is losing secrecy of his or her vote. Especially the government servant, who votes through the postal ballot.

12 Jun 2017

Counting on Tue of 176 panchayats, at 13 locations having 21 tables each

Goans voted for 186 panchayats on Sunday. But the counting would be held only for 176 panchayats on Tuesday.

12 Jun 2017

Roads in Keri Sattari In a bad Condition

The roads in the village of Keri Sattari are totally in bad shape.

12 Jun 2017

Children’s Park of Sirlim floating in rain water

The sign boards which were erected in Sirlim Dharmapur village are now nowhere to be seen in the village.

12 Jun 2017

When KTC security guard acts 'inhuman' with helpless humans...

A cruel incident happened on Monday in the Mapusa Town. Security Guard at the the KTC Bus stand was hitting an epilepsy patient mercilessly instead of helping him.

12 Jun 2017

Salmona Spring cries for attention

Goa is losing last bits of its heritage day by day. Our greed of development is also resulting in negligence towards various historical monuments and sites.

11 Jun 2017

Basic issues are development & infrastructure

Every panchayat has a different issue. .

11 Jun 2017

Whole poll was not ‘peaceful’ for some voters

Voters are the God for the candidates, but only till the polling takes place.

11 Jun 2017

SEC responsible, not Govt, for reservation mess: Ex-SEC

Former State Election Commissioner Prabhakar Timble has alleged that the State Election Commission has created the confusion over delimitation and reservations of panchayat wards, not the government.

11 Jun 2017

200 Goan voters of 580 in one ward are Portuguese citizens!

Although all the candidates throughout the state who contested the panchayat elections on Sunday were uncertain about their fate.

11 Jun 2017

Goa365 captures panchayat election moods….

Every occasion has a mood and an election is no less an occasion.

10 Jun 2017

MPT serves eviction notices to 30 pre-liberation houses, claiming land ownership

Mormugao Port Trust has served eviction notices to 30 houses. They are told to vacate by September because the land belongs to the port authorities.

10 Jun 2017

Nomination for 2nd phase on 20 June, panchayat poll on Sunday

State Election Commission has announced the schedule for the second phase of panchayat elections of 16 wards while Goa goes for polling of 186 panchayats on Sunday.

10 Jun 2017

Tito willing to take over as Margao Municipal VC as Doris resigns

Goa Forward Party member and Madgao Municipal Councilor Tito Florence Cardozo is the front runner for the post of vice-chairperson.

10 Jun 2017

2 boys drown at Zuarinagar in IDC’s water-filled pit

Two minor boys died of drowning at Zuarinagar in Sancoale on Saturday. The boys had gone to play in an open pit nearby. The incident took place in a plot belonging to IDC where a pit has been dug up

10 Jun 2017

Hindu Janjagruti demands Cow Sanctuary for Goa

The Hindu Janjagruti Samiti has demanded that a Cow Sanctuary be set up in Goa to protect the cow.

10 Jun 2017

False ceiling collapses at Tilak Maidan again

A part of the false ceiling at Tilak Maidan in Vasco collapsed on Saturday.

10 Jun 2017

MPT serves eviction notices to 30 pre-liberation houses, claiming land ownership

Mormugao Port Trust has served eviction notices to 30 houses.

09 Jun 2017

Bhat Skips ACB Summons in bribery case

The anti-corruption bureau is looking out for the electrical engineer Vishwanath Bhat as he failed to appear before the police on Friday, in a bribery case.

09 Jun 2017

Panchayat polling on Sun, second phase notification on Sat

The panchayat polls will take place on Sunday from 8 in the morning till 5 in the evening.

09 Jun 2017

When power connection gets transferred with a fake affidavit…

What if you suddenly come to know that your Electricity connection has been transferred to somebody else’s name?

09 Jun 2017

SC grants ‘temporary’ relief on linking Adhar to PAN, provision upheld

he Supreme Court has partially stayed Modi government’s decision to link Adhar Card with the PAN card to file income tax returns.

09 Jun 2017

Vegetable prices shoot up in Goan markets

The impact of farmer’s strike in Maharashtra is clearly visible even in Goa.

08 Jun 2017

GSM insists on centre’s circular on cow slaughter, opposes Dr Bhatikar

Goa Suraksha Manch has reacted sharply to the statement made by their Panaji candidate in last election, Dr Ketan Bhatikar.

08 Jun 2017

Dead monkey on a tree creates scare in Cuncolim

A dead monkey on a tree created a scare among locals at Demani in Cuncolim on Thursday.

08 Jun 2017

Luizinho urges Sonia to relieve him immediately

Congress State unit party president and Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro said that he had asked the national Congress president Sonia Gandhi to relieve him as president with immediate effect.

08 Jun 2017

15 reserved wards: Poll on 1 July, counting on 2 July

The government has finalised 1st July as the date for the second phase of elections of the 15 reserved wards of 10 panchayats.

08 Jun 2017

At last monsoon arrives in Goa

At last, monsoon has arrived in Goa.

08 Jun 2017

A Religious Belief: Vatt Pournima

The auspicious occasion of Vat Purnima, also known as Vat Savitri, was celebration throughout the state.

08 Jun 2017

Bicholim municipality cautions miners about rejects flowing down in town

Chairperson of Bicholi municipality Satish Gaokar has written to the mining companies asking them to ensure that no water from the mines or any rejects flowed into Bicholim town during the rains.

08 Jun 2017

GSM candidate opposes party supporting Muthalik, supports Parrikar-Vijai

The Goa Suraksha Manch is attacked by their own candidate, Dr Ketan Bhatikar, who contested from Panaji.

07 Jun 2017

War begins between Babu & Rohan on corruption charges

A verbal war has begun between the Opposition Leader and Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte.

07 Jun 2017

Govt decides on Panchayat Poll holiday

The government has taken over powers to declare public holiday for panchayat elections in all the establishments.

07 Jun 2017

GSM dares CM to ban VHP, objects to Muthalik ban

Goa Suraksha Manch has come down heavily on the BJP led government for one of its ministers demanding a ban on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, the government banning Pramod Muthalik entering Goa and withdrawing its petition in the Velim church attack case.

07 Jun 2017

CM starts identifying alternate site for IIT, not Canacona

Looks like IITian Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is in a mood to pull out IIT from Loliem village of Canacona taluka.

07 Jun 2017

CM defends appointing 2 directors on Goa Urban Bank

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has defended his decision to appoint two directors on the Goa Urban Cooperative Bank.

07 Jun 2017

Vehicle in Bicholim Mysteriously Catches fire

A vehicle which was parked near Shantadurga High School Bicholim suddenly caught fire in the early hours on Wednesday.

07 Jun 2017

Retaining wall collapsed on 2 houses in vasco

2 houses at Belabai in Vasco suffered huge damage after a retaining wall collapsed on it.

06 Jun 2017

Vijai urges CM to shift Sanguem beer factory, save coconut trees

Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has asked Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to review all the projects approved by the Investment Promotion Board including Vani Agro

06 Jun 2017

HC permits SEC to postpone panchayat polls in 15 ‘reserved’ wards

Elections of 15 wards in 10 panchayats are getting postponed. They will be probably held on or before 2nd of July.

06 Jun 2017

Addtl Collector Sabaji Shetye arrested while accepting bribe

The Anti Corruption Bureau on Tuesday trapped and arrested additional collector Sabaji Shetye while he was accepting a bribe of 25 thousand rupees.

06 Jun 2017

Disrupted beef supply from Karnataka to Goa normalised

The beef supply that was disrupted last week normalized on Tuesday.

06 Jun 2017

Vasco rape victim’s father raises doubts over CBI closing the case

The father of the victim in Vasco’s infamous rape case has gone to the court against the CBI.

06 Jun 2017

Major Relief To The Vellim Villagers, Govt withdraws the revision petition

In a major relief to the Vellim villagers, the state government on Tuesday filed an application before the sessions court to withdraw the revision petition in the 2012 Vellim Church attack case.

06 Jun 2017

Will Oyster Shells Found In Chicalim Unearth History ?

Scientists at National Institute of Oceanography have said that the extensive deposits of windowpane oysters and other shell deposits in the hillside at Chicalim are an indicator of a high sea level more than 2,000 years ago.

06 Jun 2017

Monsoon delayed by 3 to 4 days more

Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday said the monsoons arrival in Goa might be delayed by another three to four days due to cyclonic disturbances.

05 Jun 2017

Afterthought: CM for giving delimitation & reservation powers to SEC

The delimitation and reservation of panchayat wards was done by the government. And now Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says that it would be done by the State Election Commission, from the next election.

05 Jun 2017

Goa should argue about sanctuaries to stop Mhadei diversion: Kerkar

Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan Secretary Rajendra Kerkar feels that Goa should strongly push forward the point of wild life sanctuaries to stop Karnataka’s project of diverting waters of Mhadei river to Malaprabha before the tribunal.

05 Jun 2017

Goa to have national Homeopathy & Ayurvedic Institutes & Hospitals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be performing Yoga on 21stJune in Luknowalong with 55,000 people to celebrate the third international yoga day.

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.

05 Jun 2017

GF opposes any restriction on beef, Cong questions BJP’s silence

Goa Forward as well as the Congress have strongly opposed the thought of banning beef in Goa.

03 Jun 2017

After BRICS summit, street lights stop functioning

As is often the case in Goa, once a project is ready its maintenance is forgotten or ignored.

03 Jun 2017

No Cooperation, No Development: Cabral’s indirect threat

BJP MLA Nilesh Cabral has indirectly threatened the to-be-elected panchas of the self-governing bodies.

03 Jun 2017

Usgao PDA Market Cries For Immediate Attention

Looks like the South Goa Planning and Development Authority has conveniently forgotten one of its prime properties.

03 Jun 2017

GOA 365 IMPACT: Madgao Navelim Road Gets Speed Breakers

The demand for Speed Breakers and Zebra Crossing at Madgao Navelim road has been finally met by the Public Works Department.

02 Jun 2017

Monsoons on the way to Goa, 6 inches rain recorded in state

Goa would continue getting moderate pre-monsoon showers. Monsoon is expected not before 6th of June though it hit Kerala coast before 1st of June.

02 Jun 2017

Water sports banned till 15 Sept

Captain of Sports James Braganza has suspended barge traffic through the Aguada sand bar and all water sports activity from 31st of May till the opening of the port, the 15th of September

02 Jun 2017

What happens when a video of minister’s car violating rules goes viral…

The social media caught a minister’s car violating traffic rules. As the video of this went viral, the RTO moved into action and fined the driver of 600 rupees.

02 Jun 2017

Melwani defies SIT summons in mining probe, approaches court

One mining lease owner has decided to defy the Special Investigation Team of Goa police.

02 Jun 2017

Electricity Dept asked to be more people-friendly

Electricity department of Vasco has come under criticism for not treating its consumers with respect.

02 Jun 2017

Skating Champions From Madgao demand better infrastructure

Universal Roller Skaters of Madgao have won several medals for the state. They had represented Goa at State and National level .

02 Jun 2017

Vijay Sardesai visits SGPDA Market

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai conducted a surprise inspection at the SGPDA vegetable market on Thursday.

01 Jun 2017

Retd Govt servants threaten to march from Pollem & Terekhol

The All Goa Government and Semi Government Retired Employees Union has demanded that the government pay them their two years’ arrears.

01 Jun 2017

White dress code blacks out around 100 airport taxis

Passengers arriving at Dabolim Airport were put to inconvenience on Thursday due to non availability of enough taxis.

01 Jun 2017

In 2 months, Rakhi embraces a 4th party

Rakhi Naik from Sanguem is probably moving towards creating a record in Goa’s political defections.

01 Jun 2017

Missed the ‘Goa Govt’ bus, still Cong confident of winning 2 more polls

Congress won 17 Assembly seats and became a single largest party. But could not form the government.

31 May 2017

Daily wage worker’s daughter scores 93%, to become a Dr

There is a saying ‘Where there is a will, there is a way..’ 16 year old Shabana Mokashi from Bicholim is a live example of this.

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.

31 May 2017

Pre-monsoon rain hits very hard in Goa, paralyses life partially

Pre Monsoon rains finally hit Goa on Wednesday morning.

31 May 2017

Fishing ban starts…. till 31 July!

The fishing ban starts from Wednesday midnight. From 1st of June till 31st of July.

30 May 2017

Govt’s CMP jumps from ‘Statehood’ to ‘Revolution’

The Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition government has postponed its announcement of the Common Minimum Programme till Goa Revolution Day on 18th of June.

30 May 2017

Doppler radar next week, monsoon not before 6 June

The long-delayed advanced weather forecasting system would finally be launched next week.

30 May 2017

Why Govt of Goenkarponn didn’t celebrate Statehood Day?

Goa completed 30 years of gaining Statehood on 30th of May in 1987. But the new coalition government did not have a single official function.

30 May 2017

SC makes HC-ordered ‘general’ wards ‘reserved’ again

Goa’s 15 wards of 10 panchayats have become reserved wards once again. Because the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the high court order.

29 May 2017

55 Panchas unopposed, fate of 5297 on 11 June

This is a final figure after withdrawals. 55 panchas are declared elected unopposed.

29 May 2017

Monsoon may be delayed, pre-monsoon showers yet to arrive

No possibility of monsoon arriving in Goa early. In fact it may be delayed. And definitely not before 6th of June.

29 May 2017

Why society ill-treats Leprosy patients even today, asks Dr Amte

eminent social activist Dr. Vikas Amte has questioned why the leprosy patients are not considered worth being in the flow of mainstream life by the authorities.

29 May 2017

Curdi villagers reunite, at their submerge village…

The villagers of the submerged village of Curdi Sanguem had a second reunion in 2 weeks.

29 May 2017

Goa’s heritage needs a boost

Goa has a lot of history. And is also a major tourist spot. Despite the confluence of the two, many heritage sites are being neglected and are in a state of disrepair. One such historical heritage site is in Narvem in Bicholim at a place known as Tirth.

28 May 2017

No candidate in Morlem OBC ward as it has no OBC living

his is strange but true: Ward number 3 of Morle panchayat in Sattari is reserved for OBC but there is not a single person belonging to the OBC.