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19 Nov 2017

Awareness on Child Abuse must for prevention: Police

Child Abuse is a very sensitive issue and awareness on this issue is must. Among the children as well as among the parents. In any such case one MUST contact the nearest Police Station and inform.

17 Nov 2017

Tribals have no toilets, no treated water: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party’s Women’s wing has alleged that tribals in Quepem, Canacona, and Sanguem are still a neglected lot.

17 Nov 2017

At last, by order, LED fishing banned; Ramponkar jubilant

The Directorate of Fisheries on Friday issued an order to all the Fisheries associations to stop LED fishing and bull trawling.

12 Nov 2017

Eye camp held at Colva

Goa Panchayat Mahila Shakti Abhiyan in association with the Matoshree Sevadham Arogya Seva Trust of Mumbai and Medical Research Centre of Mumbai organized a free eye checkup camp on Sunday.

11 Nov 2017

Meeting between Sesa-Truckers fails, Truck Owners to decide on Sunday

The meeting between Sanvordem Sesa truck owners and Sesa Goa officials convened by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in presence of local MLAs on Saturday failed since the mining company did not agree to the terms and price demanded by the truckers.

11 Nov 2017

Rohan assures inquiry into illegal expansion of Tilari Rehabilitation Colony at Sal

The authorities will inquire into all cases of people staying illegally in the Tilari rehabilitation colony at Sal in Bicholim.

09 Nov 2017

Eduardo bats for primary education in mother tongue

Former union minister and veteran Congressman Eduardo Faleiro reiterated that primary education should be imparted in mother tongue of the students.

08 Nov 2017

Goans who do not own a house to get affordable housing

The state government is planning to provide affordable housing facilities to people who don’t own any house. People living in Goa for three generations are eligible for the Goa Housing Board scheme.

04 Nov 2017

No dredging; coal pollution very prominent: Vasco NGO

Vasco NGO, Goa against Coal has said that they would not allow dredging of the Zuari river at any cost.

02 Nov 2017

We'll fight & win the title: FC Goa

FC Goa head coach Sergio Lobera is all set to fight with a aim to win the title for the Goans.

26 Oct 2017

Major tragedy averted in Vasco

A major tragedy was averted due to swift on time action by the Fire authorities in the port town of Vasco on Thursday.

22 Oct 2017

GF will take issue of GST on Tiatr & Naataks: Vijai

Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai said the Goa Forward party on its own will now take up the issue of GST on Tiatr and Naatak in Goa.

22 Oct 2017

Free medical camps were organized in the state on Sunday

Free medical camps were organized in the state on Sunday. One camp was organized by the Konkani Basha Mandal in Madgao and other in Kundai at Ponda.

20 Oct 2017

Dempo SC glitter binds Goan FC

FC Goa development team lost 4-0 to Dempo Sports Club on Thursday evening.

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.

19 Oct 2017

‘Sudirsukt’ Effect: Govt to centralise all State Literary Awards

Vishnu Wagh’s poetry collection ‘Sudirsukt’ has not only resulted in scrapping of 32 awards of Goa Konkani Academy but ignited a raging controversy.

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.

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

16 Oct 2017

FDA destroys unhealthy, unhygienic stock of Diwali Sweets

Food and Drugs Administration closed down two sweet manufacturing units and destroyed Sweets and Farsan worth 3.5lakhs rupees at Pilerne in Bardez on Monday.

15 Oct 2017

Swachch Bharat just another slogan in Goa

Swachch Bharat Abhiyan has not sunk in the minds of people as yet in Goa.

13 Oct 2017

MOU signed for 261 kms green highways in state

The state government and the Centre have signed an MOU to build green highways in Goa. The MOU was signed between the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited on 13 of October.

12 Oct 2017

Margao citizens clear footpath off illegal sellers

Citizens of Margao on Wednesday cleared footpaths in front of Communidade Bldg Just 50 mts from Margao Municipality and Near pickup stand.

12 Oct 2017

Dhempe College organizes mental health awareness programme

Dempo Charities Trust’s Dhempe College of Arts and Science Panaji and NGO Sangath Goa organized an awareness programme on mental health. The programme was titled Jagruti.

10 Oct 2017

Complaint against school for assaulting child, management refutes charges

A police complaint has been filed against a school in Bardez by one of the parents for allegedly assaulting the child.

10 Oct 2017

Goans worried over proposed closure Fair Price Shops

The statement of Civil Supplies Minister Govind Gaude over the central government’s proposal of Shutting down the fair price shops in the state has not gone well with many Goans.

10 Oct 2017

Why different rules for common man, casino players? Asks Congress

The Congress has asked the government why it had different rules for casinos and common people because it was allowing a common man can only spend 2 lakh rupees in cash but those who frequent casinos to spend lakhs and lakhs of rupees in cash while playing the games.

10 Oct 2017

Pedestrian killed while crossing at Sirlim

A pedestrian crossing the road at Sirlim Dharmapur was hit by 4 wheeler and killed on the spot on Monday evening.

07 Oct 2017

MMC removes illegal vendors, but locals condemn the action

The Madgao Municipal Council removed illegal vendors selling local fruits and vegetable at Madgao.

07 Oct 2017

Awareness program held on legal services to senior citizens

An awareness program on Legal services to senior citizens scheme was held on Saturday in Panaji.

06 Oct 2017

Goa’s first initiative to prevent suicide from the bridge

The Borim Bridge is more known for wrong reasons such as being a suicide point. But now the things are likely to change.

06 Oct 2017

Student wings of Political parties push for Open Elections at GU

Student wings of Congress, Nationalist Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party have now joined hands to demand open elections for student council of the Goa University.

06 Oct 2017

Don’t divide Konkani into castes, warns Pundalik Naik

Veteran Konkani writer and editor of BhangarBhuim Pundalik Narayan Naik has blasted the people who are vitiating the field of Konkani language by creating divisions on the basis of caste and religion.

04 Oct 2017

Now, woman found selling Ganja

Seizing Ganja has become a day-to-day affair now for Goa police. But now women are also found selling Ganja.

24 Sep 2017

Photographers felicitated by Photojournalists Assn of Goa

A photojournalist at times expresses a lot from his one image which even the news article of thousand words fails. This is what Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said while praising the efforts of photojournalists during the annual day function on Sunday.

24 Sep 2017

Volunteers clean Baina beach

Baina beach cleaning was organized by volunteers from the newly formed Goy Rajya Paryatan Kala Sanskrutik Mahotsav on Sunday.

21 Sep 2017

Employ locals or leave the state, Vijai warns Pvt industry

Anchor TCP minister Vijai Sardesai has warned the management of the private industries to either employ Goans or leave the state.

20 Sep 2017

BIS awareness program for consumers

Bureau of Indian Standards organized consumer awareness program in Goa College of Home Science at Panaji on Wednesday.

17 Sep 2017

BJP observes Seva Diwas in Goa

Bharatiya Janata Party organized a clean-up drive on Seva Diwas in various constituencies on Sunday.

17 Sep 2017

Romi Konknni writers plan to protest against Sahitya Akademi

Tiatrist Premanand Lotlikar has advocated protest by Romi Konknni writers and supporters against Sahitya Akademi for ignoring Romi Konknni for awards.

17 Sep 2017

Road safety week programme held at cancona & ponda

Several programmes were held at Cancona and Ponda on account of the 7th state road safety week. Special drives were held for awareness on road safety among the students at Cancona.

15 Sep 2017

Road Safety week programmes held in Valpoi & Quepem

Various programs on the account of 7th state road safety week were held in Quepem and Valpoi.

12 Sep 2017

Downtrodden Goan pays homage to Amrut Kansar

People’s lawyer and a rationalist Adv Amrut Kansar was laid to rest on Tuesday afternoon. He was known for fighting causes of the downtrodden people from Kull-Mundkar to the sevekari of temples.

09 Sep 2017

Gokulam drub Vasco 5-0, awaits Tue draw against Sporting

Gokulam FC, Kerala, kept themselves in the hunt for a place in the semi-finals with a convincing 5-0 demolition of Vasco Sports Club in the 1st AWES Cup.

06 Sep 2017

Women’s org files police complaint against Wagh’s poetry book Sudir Sukt

is a new controversy raising its head over former MLA and poet Vishnu Surya Wagh’s book SudirSukta because it’s selected for Goa Konkani Academy’s literary award. Bailancho Ekvott President Auda Viegas has filed two police complaints against this book.

05 Sep 2017

All bridges to be ready by 2019: PWD minister

All the bridges that are being constructed in Goa will be ready by 2019. And this include the Mandovi and the Zuari Bridges.

05 Sep 2017

Email me if teachers shout at your questions; CM tells students

There is a good news for the students on Teachers’ Day.

04 Sep 2017

Truck owners demands Insurance and road tax only in quarterly installments

Dharbandora Taluka Truck association has demanded that the Government give a concession on the Insurance payments and road tax only in quarterly installments of their trucks.

04 Sep 2017

Liquor trade licenses in urban areas to be renewed in next to 8-10 days

The Excise department will start the renewal of liquor trade licenses from within urban areas in the next 8 to 10 days.

03 Sep 2017

Goa Environmental Festival will be held on 8th to 10th September

Anchor KalaKirti Expressions, in collaboration with Lions Club of Calangute , is organizing a three day Goa Environmental Festival from the 8th of September at Kala Academy.

01 Sep 2017

Contract, community farming essential to give a boost to agriculture: Vijai

Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has said that contract farming and community farming is essential to give a boost to agriculture.

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.

29 Aug 2017

Velim locals unhappy with Electricity Dept

Velim residents are sore over the poor services rendered by the Electricity Department.

26 Aug 2017

Senior citizen friendly gas regulator introduced in market

GoaCAN conducted a programme in Siolim to create awareness about the new 5 kilogram gas cylinder and the new gas regulator recently introduced in the market.

26 Aug 2017

Chatrapati Shivaji memorial fort wall collapses

A portion of the outer wall of the memorial fort of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at Farmagudi has collapsed with stones and mud spilling onto the road. Even before that the fort was in bad shape.

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.

21 Aug 2017

GSL gives out 100 dengue testing kits

The Goa Shipyard Limited on Monday assured that it would supply Dengue testing kit to the Cottage Hospital at Chicalim for poor and needy people from Mormugao Taluka.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

27 Apr 2017

Poor response from schools for camps on road safety: DGP

Goa police are worried. On one hand, the number of road accidents and deaths is increasing alarmingly.

24 Feb 2017

Mormugao municipality declares 38 residential buildings in Vasco unsafe

The Murgao Municipal Council has declared 38 buildings including those few owned by the Municipality itself as unfit and unsafe for residential purpose in its latest report

24 Nov 2016

Madgao municipal workers threaten to strike

Madgao municipality’s workersunion has threatened to strike work if their demands are not fulfilled within 8 days.

17 Nov 2016

Political interference by CM in Prabodhan education society

Convener of BBSM Subhash Velingkar has alleged that there is political interference by heavyweight politicians like Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar in an attempt to dissolve the current executive committee of Prabodhan education Society.

15 Nov 2016

Savera lodges complaint against 'fake' lawyer.

President of SaveraTara Kerkar has lodged a police complaint of Fraud and Cheating against Sanjay ShyamlalKumar.

14 Nov 2016

The children are ill treated at Apna Ghar: Tara Kerkar

Tara Kerkar of Savera group has demanded strict action against the officials of Apna Ghar and child welfare committee for letting the children escape.