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23 Oct 2017

Kali Puja and religious procession held at Cuncolim

Kali mata worship was performed and a religious procession of the goddesses idol was held in Kunkalli on Sunday evening.

20 Oct 2017

Vasco fisherman want access to Grande Island

Vasco fishing community has urged the local authorities and navy officials to allow access and allow the celebration of traditions like Tulsi vivah and Saibiniche feast at grande island.

19 Oct 2017

Laxmi Puja celebrated across the state

It’s the festive season and day 2 of Diwali was celebrated across the state with great joy and gaiety.

18 Oct 2017

Goa gets into the mood of Diwali

Narkasurs dominated the streets of Goa on the eve of Diwali. But the real festival of lights and new year was celebrated in the homes on Wednesday morning across the state.

18 Oct 2017

Narkasur did fall, but nobody injured

It’s a totally wrong information that one Narkasur fell down in Ponda and 10 people got injured. Yes, the Narkasur did fall down. But nobody was injured and no such tragedy occurred.

18 Oct 2017

Goenkarponn, unity themes of speeches at Margao Narkasur competition

The Narkasur completion held in Margao saw top political heavyweights present and speaking on goemkarponn and unity.

18 Oct 2017

Akash divo competition in Parra draws 549 entries

In the results declared in the Parra Akash divo competition, the first prize in the Calangute constituency was awarded to Khushi Narvekar while the first prize in Siolim constituency was given to Diptesh Salgaokar.

16 Oct 2017

Menino Jesus Fama celebrated at Colva

The famous Fama of Menino Jesus was celebrated with pomp and grandeur at Colva’s 400 year Our Lady of Merces church on Monday

14 Oct 2017

Bishop leads Fatima procession in Panaji

The annual procession of Our Lady of Fatima statue from the Bishop’s house to the church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception was held in Panaji on Friday.

08 Oct 2017

Curca celebrate Rozamche fest

Rozamche fest was celebrated at the church of Our Lady of Rosary in Curca on Sunday. the feast mass saw the attendance of a large number of devotees.

05 Oct 2017

Truck owners from Sanvordem demands hike in trip rates

The season of monsoons is over. The new mining season is about to begin. The Truck owners from the mining areas are still not happy. They have their own demands. Some want subsidy. While some are asking for rise in trip rate.

03 Oct 2017

Fatima statue arrives in Goa as part of centenary celebrations of the apparition

As part of the centenary celebrations of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, a statue of Our Lady arrived in Chinchinim from Mangalore on Monday.

02 Oct 2017

School closed, but people want to continue “Saraswati Pooja”

Just like many other Government primary schools in Goan villages, the primary school in PethechawadaKorgao was also shut down because of no students in the school.

18 Sep 2017

Salcete Muslims protest killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Salcete Muslim Forum held a rally on Monday in Madgao to protest the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. They want UNO as well as India to intervene and resolve the issue.

07 Sep 2017

Bhagvat Bhajni Saptha ended on Wednesday

The seven days Bhagvat Bhajni Saptha of goddess Mauli Devi at Ugve Pernem celebrated with religious fervor concluded on Wednesday.

04 Sep 2017

Onam celebrations in state

The Kerala’s biggest festival Onam was celebrated at Ayyappa Temple in Vasco on Monday.

02 Sep 2017

Bakri Eid celebrated in state

Bakri Eid or Id-ul-Zuha was celebrated across the state on Saturday. This is a festival that Muslims celebrate with special prayers, greetings and gifts and with traditional fervor and gaiety.

31 Aug 2017

Church denies BJP allegations; rubbishes polarization charge

The church organ targeted by the Bharatiya Janata Party for trying to polarize the polity denied charges saying that the fact finding report on religious desecrations was a well researched and analysed one.

30 Aug 2017

Marcel sculptors nurture creativity through eco-friendly Ganeshas.

Amateur sculptors from Marcel have displayed their creativity through sculpting creative idols of Lord Ganesha. These idols are made of recyclable and eco friendly materials.

29 Aug 2017

Margao police reduce chovoth celebrations from 9 to 5 days

Most of Goa is celebrating chovoth. And a lot of Goa has left its villages and is settled in the cities. But they have to go to their ancestral homes for chovoth. And what happens to their city homes? It is the police who keep them safe by and large.

27 Aug 2017

Pilgrims leave for Vailankanni

The first train from Vasco da Gama railway station left for Vailankanni on Saturday at 11:30 in the morning.

27 Aug 2017

Chovoth, uniqueness in its diversity

Chovoth festivities are unique. And creativity is quite the feature in these celebrations.

25 Aug 2017

Goa gets into Chovoth mood

Chovoth began in Goa on Friday. It is celebrated with its usual fervour and enthusiasm in all corners of the state.

22 Aug 2017

SC stays triple talaq for 6 months, ball in Govt court

The Supreme Court by a majority verdict stayed the practice of divorce through Triple Talaq on Tuesday for 6 months.

22 Aug 2017

Madgaokars requested to inform for ‘extra’ vigilance during Chovoth

If you stay in Madgao, and if you are planning to travel to your native place during chovoth, don’t worry. Madgao Police have a solution for you.

22 Aug 2017

Amidst festival of democracy, Goans gear up for Chovoth

The holy month of shraavan is over. The most eagerly awaited festival of all the Goans chovoth is just around the corner. People are waiting for the arrival of their beloved Ganpati bappa.

21 Aug 2017

Church body wants court monitored probe into religious desecrations

church social organ the Council for Social Justice and Peace on Monday demanded that a Special Investigation Team under the supervision of the High Court or the Supreme Court be appointed to investigate into the desecrations of religious symbols.

16 Aug 2017

Dahi handi celebrations in the state

Dahi handi celebration was observed all over the state 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.

07 Aug 2017

Various festivals celebrated across the state

Various festivals were celebrated on Monday.

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.

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.

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

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

Telaulim celebrates Touxeanchem Fest

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

28 Jul 2017

118th traditional Saptah commences in Vasco

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

24 Jul 2017

657 leave for Hajj from Goa on Monday

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

26 Jun 2017

Eid ul fitr celebrated all over Goa

Eid ul Fitr was celebrated across the state on Monday.

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.

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.

08 Jun 2017

A Religious Belief: Vatt Pournima

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

01 Mar 2017

Carnival over; Lent begins

AshWednesday was observed all over the state to mark the beginning of 40 daysof lent, a period of fasting and repentance for Christians

20 Jan 2017

The ‘Tamil’ Jallikattu agitation reaches Goa

the agitation against the ban on Jalikattu reached the Goa shores today.

14 Nov 2016

Muslim Morcha in South Goa

Muslims of South Goa marched to the Collectorate opposing the central government move to replace Shariat Law with the Uniform Civil Code.