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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.

18 Aug 2017

Madgao municipality to dispose condemned vehicles

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

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.





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.

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.





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.





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.

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.

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.





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.

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

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

Madgao Ravindra Bhavan installs machine to crush bottles

The department of Science and Technology and Environment has installed a machine to crush pet bottles at Ravindra Bhavan Margao on Friday.

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.





01 Aug 2017

Illegalities taking place at Colvale scrapyards

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

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.

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

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

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.





28 Jul 2017

Madgao locals want civic body to stop dumping garbage at Maddel

Locals claim that Madgao Municipal Council is dumping its garbage at Maddel.

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

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

7 exit points at Madgao Rly station help the burglars

The area near the Madgao Railway Station has seen a spurt of robberies of late

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.

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





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

Traffic violators fined in Madgao, RTO on toes issuing challans

Traffic violators have been issued challans.

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.





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.

18 Jul 2017

Mangalorean Konkani film 'Sophiya' released in Goa

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

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

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.

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

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.





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.

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.

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.





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

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.

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

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.

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.





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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.





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

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

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.





01 Jul 2017

Madgao municipality goes tough against footpath encroachers

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

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.





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

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.

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.





22 Jun 2017

Burglars target unoccupied premises in Margao

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

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.

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.

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

Chartered Accountant publishes his memoirs

A book titled An Audit of My Life written by a leading Chartered Accountant Ganesh Daivajna was released at Ganesh Daivajna auditorium of Shree Damodar educational campus at Comba in Margao on Friday.





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.

14 Jun 2017

Varca & Navelim panchas disown Churchill & Luizinho

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

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

Minister Vijay to monitor Madgao police on CCTV

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

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.





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?

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.

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

Disrupted beef supply from Karnataka to Goa normalised

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

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

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

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.

27 May 2017

Vijai wants RP 2021 to stop illegalities

own and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai reiterated that regional plan should be strictly implemented in order to curb down the illegalities.





02 May 2017

GF retracts its pro-coal transport stand

Goa Forward has retracted its statement on coal pollution.

28 Apr 2017

Not us, says National Highway Authority

The National Highway Authority of India has sent a surprising letter to a farmer from Navelim.

26 Apr 2017

Madgao fish market polluting River Sal

The wholesale fish market in Madgao is in a pathetic conduction. The waste water is being scattered on the floor creating an unhygienic condition.





26 Apr 2017

LED fixtures on street lights by May end: Madkaikar

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar on Wednesday said that by the end of May all streetlights will have LED fixtures.

03 Mar 2017

3 flats robbed in Benaulim

3 flats in the Kurtarkar Glory Complex at Benaulim were robbed on Thursday. The total loss is estimated at around 15 to 20 Lakh rupees.

22 Feb 2017

Sewage spoiling Raia vegetables sold in Margao market

Raw sewage is being released into the fields which are cultivated by farmers Raia.





18 Feb 2017

GF calls for a probe into postal ballot system adopted this time

Goa Forward party has called for nullification of the postal ballot being conducted currently

18 Feb 2017

Dabolim will continue because Goa air traffic is rising higher

The ministry of civil aviation says there is no question of closing down Daboli airport after Mopa airport because the traffic in Goa is increasing 10 per cent more than the national average

16 Feb 2017

Parrikar helped Caitu to declare him Indian citizen: Churchill

NCP candidate in benauli Churchill Alemao has alleged Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has used his influence with the ministry of home affairs to declare Benaulim MLA Caetano Silva as the citizen of India.





09 Feb 2017

Govt begins delimitation for 21st May panchayat elections

Soon after Assembly election, Goa will have panchayat elections, probably by 21st May.

08 Feb 2017

Some candidates express concern over security of EVMs till 11 March

The fate of 251 candidates from different parties and independents is presently sealed in the Electronic Voting Machines till the 11th of March

06 Feb 2017

Madgao set for a repoll on Tue

The South Goa collector Swapnil Naik expressed confidence thatall would go well in the Repoll ordered on Tuesday in Margao constituency.





02 Feb 2017

Campaign ends, restrictions begin till 5th Feb for Polling

The campaign of Assembly election came to an end on Thursday as Goa is going to elect a new Assembly on 4th of February

24 Jan 2017

AAP MLA exposes party funding scam; thanks Parrikar, Gadkari for dev works

Aam Aadmi Party’s rebel MLA from Delhi, Col VirenderSehrawat has alleged that his party has accepted huge amount of donations from bogus companies

21 Jan 2017

Congress is a Circus, Parrikar its ring master: Vijai

Goa Forward has now fully gone offensive. Vijai Sardesai has refused to take support of the Congress even in Siolim, where his candidate is contesting.





13 Jan 2017

A nostalgic trip of Portuguese Goenkar ‘Babush’ to Abe de Faria Road

Anchor It was a nostalgic trip for Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa to visit his ancestral house in Madgao after 40 years.

11 Jan 2017

Alex retires from politics, claims Church ‘opposed’ his candidature

Former Power minister and four-time Congress MLA Alex Sequeira has announced his retirement from politics on Wednesday.

07 Jan 2017

GF alleges rigging of Voters’ roll in Fatorda, demands officers' suspension

Goa Forward has demanded with the Election Commission suspension of all the Salcete-based electoral officers including the deputy collector.





06 Jan 2017

Alliance will get us the leaders, but we’ll lose the people: Congress

Congress says their first priority is to win over the people of Goa

21 Nov 2016

Court & Guv can intervene in Vanarmare issue: Ganesh Devy

National convenor of Dakshinayan, Ganesh Devy is also an expert on tribal issues. He has advised local activists to approach the high court on the issue of people demolishing houses of Vanarmare and get them enlisted as tribes.

21 Nov 2016

Dakshinayan demands Special court for Dabholkar-Pansare-Kalburgi assassins

The national level Dakshinayan Parishad has appealed to the people of India to follow the path of cultural harmony practiced in Goa.





17 Nov 2016

Dakshinayan Parishad to commence from Friday

Three-day Dakshinayan Parishad at national level will begin from Friday afternoon in Madgao, with galaxy of intellectuals, writers and artists from all over India participating in various sessions on socio-cultural issues.

16 Nov 2016

DAMU HITS BACK AT VIJAY

Former Fatorda MLA Damodar Naik says that criticism of the prime minister Narendra Modi by Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardessai shows his frustration.

22 Oct 2016

Ganesh Gaonkar faces revolt from all 6 Sanvordem panchayats

BJP MLA Ganesh Gaonkar is in trouble. All the six panchayats from Sanvordem constituency have demanded not to give him ticket in the forthcoming Assembly election.