Mahim Bhandari

08 Jan 2018

Do our travel operators need to brush up their history lessons?

Perhaps the cruise operators need to brush up their history lessons.

08 Jan 2018

8 Juveniles rescued by Calangute Police

Calangute Police have started with their drive to ensure no child trafficking for illegal activities takes place on their bit of the coast.

08 Jan 2018

Cattles harmed as Bicholi dumpyard catches fire

There are a section of people debating about cow protection - but can you imagine cattles being left out in the dump-yard.

07 Jan 2018

Vichar Vedh’ lecture series of Gomant Vidya Niketan will begin from 10th Jan

The 18th edition of Vichar Vedh lecture series of the Gomant Vidya Niketan will begin on Wednesday 10th of January.

07 Jan 2018

Senior division Volleyball league to begin on 11th Jan

The senior division league of Goa Volleyball Association will commence on Thursday 11th January. Goa Senior team will be selected based on performance in this league.

07 Jan 2018

‘Rasto Natya: The First Theatre’ released

:‘Rasto Natya: The First Theatre’, book by Sandesh Prabhudesai on the importance of street theatre in the state was released in a unique function on Sunday.

07 Jan 2018

After Vijai, Aquem panchayat reiterates demand for Dr. Sequeira statue in assembly

Aquem Baixo Panchayat has supported Minister Vijai Sardesai’s demand of installing a statue of Dr. Jack Sequeira at the Goa assembly complex.

05 Jan 2018

‘Rasto Natya: the first theatre’ to release on Jan 7th

The basic concept of street theatre is slowly getting faded due to the conversion of street play into a stage art form.

05 Jan 2018

Mickky gets relief from court, names Vijai for hatching conspiracy

Former Nuvem MLA & minister Mickky Pacheco has alleged that all cases against him were politically motivated.

05 Jan 2018

This Republic day take a first step towards ‘plastic free Goa’

The first phase of plastic free Goa will begin from 26th of January in Goa. From 30th May, the policy will be implemented in the whole state.

05 Jan 2018

Roadside drinkers in Goa will now be behind bars, CM takes action

Drinking at public places will now be banned in the state of Goa.

03 Jan 2018

Goa Airport shut for a while as MIG 29 crashes, No casualties

The Goa International Airport is completely shut for takeoff and landing of flights as A MIG 29 aircraft with under training pilot went off the runway and crashed while taking off at Goa airport on Wednesday morning.

02 Jan 2018

IMA calls off the nation-wide strike as NMC Bill sent to standing comm

Indian Medical Association called off its pan India strike after the Government decided to send the Medical Commission Bill to the parliamentary standing committee.

02 Jan 2018

12 mining leases get extension but with conditions

The Goa State Pollution Control Board on Monday has decided to grant an extension to 12 mining leases in the state. These include 6 mines from Sonshi cluster in Bicholi, but this time with a condition.

01 Jan 2018

‘Aami Goenkar’ condemns Parrikar’s letter to K’taka on Mhadei

Various NGOs under the banner ‘Aami Goenkar’ have demanded that the letter given by CM Parrikar to Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa on should be revoked.

01 Jan 2018

Impact of Maharashtra's Virdi dam on Goa. Watch this ground report

What will be the impact of Virdi dam on Goa? Watch this ground report by Mahim Bhandari

31 Dec 2017

Is Goa turning into a narco-paradise?

Goa is currently witnessing heavy influx of tourists both domestic as well as the international ones.

31 Dec 2017

From Jan 1st, it’s mandatory to carry DDSSY to avail benefits

From 1st of January 2018 DDSSY cards will be mandatory for patients from Goa for availing services at GMC. Although the patients from outside Goa will have to pay the nominal rates as treatment charges, the government will also consider waiving off the payment in case the patient is genuinely poor.

31 Dec 2017

Vigilant citizens catch littering garbage truck in Vasco

It’s not something new that the port town of Vasco and residential areas of Murgao face severe problems due to garbage menace. On Saturday,

30 Dec 2017

Activists allege financial mismanagement in Konkani Parishad

Some Konkani activists have alleged that there is financial mismanagement in the Akhil Bharatiya Konkani Parishad.

30 Dec 2017

CM rejects appointments of Minister's relatives

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has cracked a whip on Water resources minister Vinod Palyekar over the appointment of his close relatives as his private staff.

29 Dec 2017

India has a tradition of considering world as a family: Archbishop Ferrao

In India, we believe that we live as one family under God. Indian civilisation always chanted Ohm Shanti.

29 Dec 2017

Cabral should apologize to the Church: Girish

Congress has now again demanded CBI investigation in the series of desecration cases.

29 Dec 2017

New under construction Mandovi bridge pier catches fire

The 33rd pier of the new Mandovi Bridge caught fire on Friday afternoon. Fire fighters rushed to the spot immediately after the incident was reported and the fire was doused moments after. No casualties were reported.

28 Dec 2017

Vasco Police arrests ‘history-sheeter’ in ‘Christmas midnight’ burglary case

Vasco Police have arrested a history sheeter in the New Vaddem ‘Christmas midnight’ burglary case by cracking the case within 4 days.

28 Dec 2017

Nirmala confronts CM, he claims no pressure from Centre over Mhadei

There is absolutely no pressure over me from my national president Amit Shah. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told President of Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan Nirmala Sawant when she confronted the CM over the issue of Mhadei.

28 Dec 2017

What can I do if somebody misuses my letter? : CM Parrikar

What can I do if somebody misuses my letter? Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar asked this while clarifying that the Letter sent to Karnataka BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa just mentions agreeing to bilateral talks and not about providing drinking water to Karnataka.

27 Dec 2017

Provide us drinking water, then Kannadigas: Bichol-kars to CM

Just when Mhadei dispute has taken a Centre stage and Parrikar has agreed to hold bilateral talks with Karnataka over providing drinking water, Bicholkars want their issue to be solved first.

26 Dec 2017

Couple from Naxalite region in Jharkhand arrested in Varca murder

From Varca in South Goa to the remotest place in Naxalite affected area in Jharkhand. Colva Police have managed to arrest the main accused the Samuel Soren Murder case.

26 Dec 2017

It’s Vijai vs Digambar in Madgao, but this time a different game!

The cricket loving Madgaonkars have witnessed many matches. However what they saw on Tuesday was a clash on the cricket pitch between the two MLAs of the cultural capital of Goa.

26 Dec 2017

The ‘biggest’ Christmas star in state gives message of Litter free Goa

Nokhetram or stars are also the symbols of expressing joy through creativity in this festive season in the state just like the cribs. One such star is created by renowned artist Dr. Subodh Kerkar at Museum of Goa.

25 Dec 2017

For music lovers, ‘Airport Radio’ launched at Goa Int’l Airport

For the music lovers and the travelers, now Goa Airport has now launched its own Radio service with Indigo 91.9 FM. Now long queues and delays of flights will be bearable. On this Christmas, this one is a feel good story.

25 Dec 2017

Soon, Goa Airport will see infrastructural upgrades

Goa International Airport is currently handling passengers beyond its capacity. Thus the infrastructure at the airport will soon be upgraded.

24 Dec 2017

Merger? No way! MGP will continue to exist: Deepak

All rumours of merging the grand old Maharashtrawadi Gomanatak Party are now put to rest. Party president Deepak Dhavalikar dismissed all the rumours & said that the party will continue to exist independently forever. The central committee of the party has got extension till 2019.

24 Dec 2017

Luizinho, Churchill call for war against drugs

Two Former Chief Ministers Luizinho Faleiro and Churchill Alemao have raised their voices in unison and declared a war against the increasing drug exploitation among the local rural youth in respective constituencies.

24 Dec 2017

Fatorpa Jatra concludes after 4 day grand festivities

The annual jaatra of Goddess Shantadurga, the village deity of Fatorpa concluded on Saturday morning after the mahaarath.

23 Dec 2017

Symbolic protest condemns CM’s statement on Mhadei

‘Save Mhadei’, ‘Don’t give Mhadei’ ‘Don’t sell Mhadei’ were the angry voices that could be heard on the streets of Panaji.

22 Dec 2017

Rua de Ourem bridge: Traffic rules flouted, here’s how

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22 Dec 2017

Avail medical subsidies with DDSSY cards from Jan 1st

The most awaited decision of charging patients from outside the state at Goa Medical College and Hospital will be implemented from 1st of January 2018.

21 Dec 2017

His name is Ajit Pai and he is our Goan DJ, not Trump’s man

Social Media has its own advantages and also disadvantages.

21 Dec 2017

Is Francis Pereira, a case of shoddy investigation?

Is Francis Pereira, a case of shoddy police investigation? Well, that’s what it looks like. Out of 15, he is discharged in 9 cases.

20 Dec 2017

Fatorpa Jatra begins amidst religious fervor

The annual jatrotsav of Shree Shantadurga Fatarpekarin in Fatorpa began on Tuesday.

19 Dec 2017

AAP demands Aadhar card to be linked with activities at Casinos

Goa celebrated 56th liberation day on Tuesday. But according to Aam Aadmi Party, the successive governments have converted the state into the ‘capital of vices’.

19 Dec 2017

Goa Govt forgets Mama Cardoz, denies him entry at Liberation Day

Former two time minister of Goa cabinet Luis Alex Cardoz was denied entry at official liberation day function in Madgaon, this despite him being invited for the event.

19 Dec 2017

Sanvordem family gives shocker of Mass Suicide if electricity not restored

While celebrating 56 years of Goa liberation, casino vessels are glittering in river Mandovi for the gamblers. And far away in deep South of Sanvordem village, there is a family living in pitch dark. No power supply.

18 Dec 2017

Additional morgue cabinets at ESIC hospital for South Goa: Vishwajit

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane reiterated his assurances on Monday that new cabinets will be installed in Margao’s ESI hospital Morgues at Aquem.

17 Dec 2017

Bicholim ground can’t be made public, needs maintenance: Municipality

The historic chhatrapati shivaji maidaan in Bicholi which was inaugurated by Chief Minister just last month is showing signs of wear and tear due to constant use.

17 Dec 2017

Youth should not run after jobs, but create jobs: Swami Bramheshanand

Youth should not depend on white-collar jobs, instead become self-reliant by switching to entrepreneurship.

16 Dec 2017

Aires cries innocence, blames Vijai & Palyekar for dragging him

Adv. Aires Rodrigues appeared before the Crime branch on Saturday in the alleged sex scandal.

16 Dec 2017

‘Parrikar’s accusation in Assembly baseless’, says Digambar

Reacting to the Chief Minister’s jibe in the assembly that the earlier Congress governments in Goa has favoured industrialists and gave permissions to coal handlings, Digambar Kamat said he had in fact worked with Jayanti Natrajan’s successor then Forest and Environment minister Jairam Ramesh to control the pollution in the port town.

16 Dec 2017

Watch the veggies on your plate. Farmers in Vasco are worried

Ever wondered where the vegetables you eat are grown? Beware.

15 Dec 2017

Balrath drivers could be bus owners under CMRY: Parrikar

Govt has refused to hike wages for the existing Balrath employees instead it plans to introduce new scheme for the drivers in the next budget, CM Parrikar says they will get loans under CM Rojgar Yojana to provide bus services to schools & use them for commercial purpose during free hours.

14 Dec 2017

Soon online booking services for Dudhsagar: CM

People visiting Dudhsagar waterfalls sometimes don’t get an access to the waterfall even after reaching Kullem, now the government is mulling online booking system.

14 Dec 2017

CM assures to protect houses & bars while widening Chandor road

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has categorically stated that no coal would be transported via Chandor. And no heritage houses would be affected while widening the road to four-lane. Even he would try and save the bars along the road.

13 Dec 2017

Legal Metrology & Police seize stuff worth 6 lakhs in Madgao

It was a day of seizures in Madgao. The legal metrology department seized decorative items worth over 3 lakhs from 2 shops in Malbhat and the Police seized imported cigarettes at Aquem.

12 Dec 2017

Chairperson and Vice Chairperson elected unopposed on Kudchade Municpality

Kudchade Kakoda Municipality now has a new Chairperson and vice-chairperson. Felix fernandes was elected as the new chairperson while Piedade Diniz was elected as the vice-chairperson on this 14-member council. Both were elected unopposed.

12 Dec 2017

1st Cannabis, now LSD worth 64 lacs seized, but big fish still untrapped

Amidst continuous raids and seizures of Ganja & cannabis cultivation this year, the Pedne Police has caught 2 German nationals red handed with LSD. It may be just 64 grams but its whopping 64 lakhs. Police also suspect involvement of Indians in this case as consumers or dealers.

12 Dec 2017

Now, Francis Pereira let off in Calconda desecration case

Infamous Francis Pereira is discharged in yet another case, this time in the Calconda Krishna temple and nandi statue desecration case. This is the 5th case he is discharged on lack of evidence by the courts.

11 Dec 2017

Barge Owners demand waiver of 30% export duty

Goa Barge Owner’s Association has demanded a waiver of 30% of export duty over minerals export. The body has also demanded extension of their OTS scheme till 31st March 2018.

11 Dec 2017

Local taxi operators from Morjim up in arms against illegal private operators

Taxi operators from the northernmost belt of Pedne have now joined hands to oppose the private taxi operators. They have alleged involvement of some Russian entities in this taxi package tour business.

10 Dec 2017

After Panaji, Porvori celebrates “NoMoZo” to promote Green Goa

Porvor-kars experienced something really unique on Sunday. The NoMoZo, an initiative by the Porvori rising group aims at going green.

10 Dec 2017

Another attempt of burglary at Sancoale

Burglaries are on a rise in Sancoale and nearby areas. The recent one was an attempt of burglary at Upasnagar in Sancoale. The locals are left totally panicked after these incidents.

08 Dec 2017

CRZ violations in Goa a bitter truth, but can we fix this, please?

Though Cyclone Ockhi spared Goa, what came out of it was an eye-opener.

07 Dec 2017

‘Schemes must reach every woman & child at grassroots level’ says Rane

Government has admitted that the huge expenditure on the women and child development may not have reached the right people. To monitor and mitigate this situation the government has formed an empowered advisory committee.

07 Dec 2017

Chapora villagers threaten to hold rasta-roko if water problem not solved in a week

Despite assurances from the Public Works Department of non-stop water supply, some places in the state are still facing crisis due to water shortage. Some are bothered and others are not.

06 Dec 2017

Proper operating procedures, systems to combat disaster by next year: CM

The government will put in place standard operating procedures to ensure proper response in case of disasters, the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters.

06 Dec 2017

If guilty will be punished: CM on DIG allegations

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters on Wednesday that the guilty would not be spared referring to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) Vimal Gupta and allegations of bribery over closure of a departmental inquiry.

06 Dec 2017

100 MW more electricity to Goa, Cabinet approves solar policy plan

The much-awaited Goa state Solar Power Policy will soon see the light. It was approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Prafulla Hede cries political vendetta, says no political affiliation

Mining baron Dr. Prafulla Hede has said all the allegations of his involvement in illegal mining are false.

05 Dec 2017

CM assures to solve issue of PWD temporary workers by Jan end

The issue of PWD workers on temporary status is most likely to be solved by the end of next month.

05 Dec 2017

Calconda desecration case: final order on 12th Dec

Hearing in another case of desecrations involving Francis Pereira was held on Tuesday. The Final hearing will be held on 12th of this month.

04 Dec 2017

Francis Pereira acquitted after Kavish, Police probe under scanner

Remember Francis Pereira? One who was arrested by Police as accused in desecration cases of June this year?

04 Dec 2017

Feast of Goencho Saib celebrated

The feast of Goencho Saib, or Saint Francis Xavier was celebrated on Monday with traditional pomp and gaiety.

03 Dec 2017

Datta Jayanti celebrated across the state

Datta Jayanti was celebrated across the state on Sunday. Devotees from all over Goa thronged to temples of lord dattatreya with great fervor to celebrate the birth of hindu male god who signifies presence of divine holy trinity in one form.

03 Dec 2017

Siddhanath Sankalp organised to promote heritage tourism

Despite infrastructural difficulties, a concept of music and heritage festival was successfully turned into a brilliantly organized event. These were the opinions about Siddhanath Sankalp, the festival which was organized amidst the serene environment on top of Goa’s highest mountain peak.

03 Dec 2017

Greater Panaji PDA chairperson would be from Goa Forward: Vijai

the Greater Panaji PDA woul be headed by a Goa Forward leader.

03 Dec 2017

Vijai clarifies on Dubai office, says it’s a platform for Goans in UAE

On Saturday, news went viral when Vijai Sardesai tweeted pictures of inaugural of Goa Forward of UAE.

03 Dec 2017

Ockhi Effect: ‘Yellow Alert’ for Goa. Fishermen, ports warned

Though there is no reason to panic over cyclone Ockhi, the MET department has predicted weather change on Monday.

02 Dec 2017

Sahasrachandi anusthan at Mahalaxmi Temple from 4th-10th Dec

Shree Mahalaxmi Temple committee in Panaji is organizing several programmes and rituals including the Sahasrachandi Anushthaan from 4th to 10th of this month at temple premises.

02 Dec 2017

In Quepem Municipality, demolition leads to public squabble between Councilor & Chairman

Quepem Municipality witnessed sparks flying between the Municipality Chairperson and Councilor over the issue of alleged illegal demolition of the old municipal building.

02 Dec 2017

'Act within 7 days or will approach NGT': GAC warns GSPCB

Goa State Pollution control board has issued a show-cause notice to south-west port for handling coal without official consent but will this go beyond reprimanding or will there be a proper action? Goa against coal, an NGO fight against the coal pollution now sets a deadline.

01 Dec 2017

Fatorpa locals threaten to hold rasta roko over bridge issue

Goa government boasts of good infrastructure and new bridges connecting major towns.

01 Dec 2017

GSIDC launches E-Sewa portal to maintain hospitals

The complaints on maintenance and repairs of Government hospitals built by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation will be addressed by the authorities within minutes.

01 Dec 2017

Fisheries dept gears up for Aqua Fish Fest 17

The state fisheries department is gearing up for the Aqua Goa Mega Fish Festival.

28 Nov 2017

CBFC revokes censor certificate of Sxxx Durga

So, it was a Big NO for S Durga despite the court’s favourable verdict on the film.

28 Nov 2017

Final confrontation: Sxxx Durga remains the hot topic even as festival ends

It’s the final day of IFFI. And despite the Kerala High Court orders, and inspite of the nationwide debate, the committee has not slotted a screen for S Durga.

27 Nov 2017

Cuncolim councilors & MLA-supporters clash over garbage plant issue

The Kunkalli garbage disposal plant witnessed High voltage drama on Monday. There were verbal clashes between some of the councilors and supporters of MLA Clafacio Dias.

26 Nov 2017

Madgavkars demand Pandov Kopel Square to be named as ‘Chandrakant Keni Square’

Madgavkars have demanded to name the square near Pandova Kopel in Aquem Madgao as Chandrakant Keni Square

25 Nov 2017

Social awareness must to curb drug abuse, govt to take pro active stance: CM

Social awareness on the important issue of drug abuse in Goa is essential. So the Government will now ensure its presence in all sectors as part of the anti drug campaign.

24 Nov 2017

Will Centre screen S Durga at IFFI or face a contempt?

S Durga is still not screened at the ongoing IFFI in Goa. But the high drama around it continues. The Kerala high court has dismissed central government’s appeal against the court order to screen it.

23 Nov 2017

Now IFFI Steering Committee member supports S. Durga

It’s been more than 48th hours since the Kerala High Court ordered that S Durga be included at IFFI but the silence from the committee & I&B ministry still prevails.

22 Nov 2017

‘S Durga’ filmmaker confronts I&B at IFFI, but no decision yet on screening

There was a high drama witnessed at the film festival on the issue of screening S Durga at the ongoing IFFI as per the court order. The filmmakers complained that they are not getting a firm reply from the Festival Director.

21 Nov 2017

Kerala HC slaps screening of S Durga at IFFI

Information and Broadcasting ministry has received a blow from Kerala high court. It has ordered to screen S Durga, the Malayalam film, in the ongoing IFFI in Goa.

20 Nov 2017

Ruby tragedy : Only contractor chargesheeted; Builders, Govt officials discharged

Finally after nearly 4 years, there is decision on whom to chargesheet in the infamous Ruby Residency building collapse in Canacona.

20 Nov 2017

Digambar gets interim relief from possible arrest

Former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat can now come out from where he is hiding. The special court has granted him interim relief from getting arrested.

19 Nov 2017

National & International delegates throng into capital city for IFFI

The fever of IFFI is rising in not only the capital city but even in the whole state. Film enthusiasts, delegates, students and professionals have started coming in for the mega event. The delegates say they are here to experience the changing trends of world cinema.

19 Nov 2017

Curtains of 48th IFFI to rise on Monday,

The fever of IFFI is rising in the capital. One can witness all kinds of hustles and bustles in the festival venues as well throughout the city. open in presence of heartthrobs Katrnia Kaif and Shahid Kapoor.

19 Nov 2017

Condonation of delay not a crime, action against Kamat for political vendetta: Shantaram

Condonation of delay is a judicial power with all the authorities. It is not a crime. Action of Special Investigation Team against former Chief Minister Daigambar Kamat just for condoning delay in renewal of leases is an act of political vendetta against him.

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.

18 Nov 2017

Burglary at Zuarinagar, locals cry for police patrolling

A flat in Vidyanagar Colony Zuarinagar was burgled in absence of the owner on late Friday night.

18 Nov 2017

BJP’ ex-MLA threatens stir against his Govt over Salaulim water

Enough is enough. The Sanguemkars have suffered and sacrificed enough for South Goa.

17 Nov 2017

Session Court dismisses Aires’ plea for FIR against Vijai, Aires to approach HC

Sessions Court on Friday dismissed the plea of activist Aires Rodrigues on alleged corruption case against Town & Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai. Aires will now approach the High Court next week.

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.

17 Nov 2017

Cyclists demand separate cycling laneson highways

A group of amateur cyclists from Salcete under the banner of Xaxti Riders have demanded separate Cycle lanes all along the highway and internal roads of Madgao. They say a separate lanelane is must for ensuring safety of the cyclists.

16 Nov 2017

‘Zuzari’ on Mohan Ranade to be screened at IFFI

Goa’s liberation struggle had many heroes.

14 Nov 2017

Goa first state to launch unique blood testing machines

No more waiting for blood reports of critical cases at Goa Medical College and Hospital from now on.

14 Nov 2017

Women & Child Development to go for a revamp: Rane

The complaints regarding ill-treatment and mismanagement at protective homes in the state are increasing day by day.

13 Nov 2017

Truckers suspend agitation as Sesa suspends transport plans

The Dharbandoda & Sanvordem Sesa Goa Truck Owners bodies temporarily suspended their agitation on Monday.

13 Nov 2017

PWD employees reject Junta House; ‘discover’ it to be unsafe, even to sit

Junta House of Panaji has suddenly become completely unsafe for the government servants. That too when PWD employees are proposed to be shifted there.

12 Nov 2017

Uday Mhambro starts new tradition of releasing E-Book with hard copy at the release of ‘Manshachya Sodaant’

'Manshachya Sodaant', a Konkani poetry collection of Uday Mhambro has set a new tradition of releasing a E-Book along with a hard copy.

12 Nov 2017

Miransha bags Special Jury Award at Minsk Film Fest, 'Juje' only Konkani film in IFFI Indian Panorama

Konkani film Juje is making waves at International film festivals held abroad as well as in India. Goan young filmmaker Miransha Naik has won a Special Jury Award in ‘Youth on the march’ category for his critically acclaimed film Juze at Minsk Film Festival Belarus.

12 Nov 2017

IFFI 17 to have inflated AC theatres & celebrity interviews also for non-delegates

The 48th International Film Festival of India is just a week away and the capital city is totally gearing up to usher in spectacular extravaganza of the biggest festival of Indian Cinema Industry.

12 Nov 2017

Truck Owners decide to intensify agitation, won’t allow transport from Sesa Codli mines

The Sesa Goa Truck Owners bodies of Sanvordem and Dharbandoda have decided to restart their suspended agitation on Monday.

12 Nov 2017

Swachch Bharat will be successful only if authorities and people join hands: Dhavalikar

The Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan will be successful only if the people and authorities join hands. Panchayats should come forward and take various projects related to sanitation within the jurisdiction of their village to keep the surroundings clean.

12 Nov 2017

Dona Paula – Vasco ferry to start in Jan

Dona Paula to Vasco ferry passenger service may start in January 2018 if all goes well. The ferry will take just 20 minutes.

11 Nov 2017

Kadamba plateau residents Jal Satyagraha till demands met

The long pending demand of Kadamba plateau residents for water may soon be resolved. The residents who had threatened of carrying out jal satyagraha are still not confident of quick action from government side.

11 Nov 2017

Coast Guards carry out a daredevil rescue operation

The Goa Unit of Indian Cost Guards carried out a rescue operation on Saturday immediately after getting information about a mid-ocean medical emergency.

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.

10 Nov 2017

CM misguided by MPT on Coal issue: Goa Against Coal

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is misinformed and misguided on the issue of coal handling and transportation by the Murgao Port Trust.

07 Nov 2017

Will implement HC directives on Tourist Taxi meters within one month: Dhavalikar

Government is keen on implementing not just meters but the installation of GPS in all vehicles. In next 3 months.

07 Nov 2017

Sudin blames Parsekar for electoral loss of coalition stalwarts

In the run up to the 2019, coalition partners as well as the opposition have started taking potshots at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

04 Nov 2017

Houses of Mopa residents demolished illegally, allege locals

A section of Mopa locals are irked over demolition of 2 houses in the village which was allegedly carried out without any prior notice on Friday late evening.

31 Oct 2017

Art & Culture grace marks policy will soon become reality: Gaude

The new policy regarding grace marks for the students who participate in Art & Culture related extracurricular activities will soon be a reality.

30 Oct 2017

Queloshi finally gets its new ‘panchayat house’

Queloshi villagers will not have to visit the Kutthali panchayat ghar for their works anymore.

30 Oct 2017

Panchayats near Airport will get more funds now: Mauvin

7 panchayats within the 7 kilometers radius from the Goa International Airport in Dabolim will now get more funds to keep planes safe from bird hits.

29 Oct 2017

1.16 Kg seized by Goa Customs at Dabolim Airport

The Air Intelligence Unit of Goa Customs on Sunday caught an international passenger attempting to smuggle 1.16 Kg of raw gold worth 32 lakh rupees market value.

29 Oct 2017

Pratik reaches heights on his bike in Himalayas

Sheer determination can take you to great heights of success. All what is required is will power and strength.

29 Oct 2017

Fire personnel rescue two cows

Margao fire personnel rescued two cows on Saturday.

29 Oct 2017

Battle of Minds State-level Chess Competition on 4 & 5 Nov

The Goan masters of the game of Chess will battle it out in ‘Battle of Minds’ All Goa Rapid Chess Tournament on next Saturday and Sunday at Bicholim.

29 Oct 2017

Train engine catches fire at Cansaulim

Passengers of Howrah bound Amravati Express train almost skipped a beat when they witnessed a traumatic situation as the engine of the train caught fire on the move at Cansaulim on Sunday morning.

28 Oct 2017

Student wings say GU VC behaving as ‘spokesperson’ of Govt

Students’ wings which were demanding open elections for the Goa University Students Council have condemned the statement of Vice-chancellor of Goa University.

28 Oct 2017

Repaired pipeline bursts again within 24 hours

The water supply to some places in and around Kurti-Ponda and Usgao will be badly affected for next 2 days.

28 Oct 2017

Goa Dairy to modernize its setup with central funds

Goa Dairy has received 7 crore 91 lakh rupees from the central government as part of national programme on dairy development.

28 Oct 2017

Shashikala Taai was a visionary, her demise a big personal loss: CM

Goa’s first lady Chief Minister Shashikalataai Kakodkar was a visionary leader.

28 Oct 2017

Introduce Common Cadre for all Municipal employees: Elvis

Convener of Aam Aadmi Party and former Director of Municipal Administration Elvis Gomes has said that the government should now consider constituting a common cadre for all the Municipal employees in the state.

28 Oct 2017

Carry proof of ‘Goan’ residence, or else you’ll be charged in GMC

If you are intending to go to Goa Medical College for treatment, please carry your valid documents of proof of residence in Goa. Or else you will be charged as a resident from outside Goa.

27 Oct 2017

I won’t entertain non-student leaders of students: VC

Goa University’s vice chancellor Prof Varun Sahani is setting up new precedents for the elected students councils and student organisations.

27 Oct 2017

Govt withdraws permission to PFI meet for ISI link

The permissions for the mega conference of the Popular Front of India were revoked on Friday by the Police, Madgao Muncipal Council and the South Goa district administration.

27 Oct 2017

If Sesa Goa forcefully starts, we will stop the mining transport: Bicholim Truckers

Bicholim Truck Owners have threatened to stop the mining transport in town if the Sesa Goa Vedanta forcefully starts with the transport on its own without taking them into confidence.

27 Oct 2017

GIPARD organizes training programme for newly elected panchas

The induction programme for newly elected Panchayat representatives from South Goa was organized by the Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development on Friday.

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.

26 Oct 2017

Sakhali town, surroundings suffer from pathetic roads

The state highway passing through Sankhali & internal roads in the town are currently in a pathetic shape.

23 Oct 2017

MGP not part of NDA, our workers have told us to prepare for LS polls: Deepak

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has said that it is not a part of the National Democratic Alliance and has just supported the BJP led government in the state.

22 Oct 2017

‘Violent’ Kutthali Gramsabha adopts historic resolution against river nationalistation

Clashes marred the special gramsabha of Kutthali panchayat convened for setting up the village biodiversity committee.

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

Kunkalli Municipal authorities visit market on Sunday for special anti garbage drive

The Kunkalli Municipal Council has decided to take serious steps regarding the menace of garbage in the market.

22 Oct 2017

Felicitation of Alysia Gomes

A young Goan lady has made the whole nation proud by winning the crown of ‘Major Intercontinental Beauty Queen 2017’ which was held in Panama.

22 Oct 2017

Another Sunday, another road accident, tragedy on Goan roads continues

It was another weekend in Kunkolli with similar fate on the national Highway stretch, which remained blocked for more than an hour after a fatal accident on Sunday morning.

21 Oct 2017

Govt must formulate task force for South Goa District Hospital: Vijai

Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai has said that completion and commissioning of South Goa district hospital by March next year is impossible.

21 Oct 2017

Fire Dept to inspect old buildings for safety, preparedness in South Goa

The safety of old buildings in the state has been a matter of concern after the recent incident of fire at Panaji KTC Bus stand.

21 Oct 2017

Borim locals want Govt to end their traffic woes

The traffic congestions from the Bythakhol junction in Borim to the bridge circle is quite a regular affair. Locals have to suffer daily as this narrow road till the bridge witnesses heavy traffic everyday and they can’t even cross the road properly at times.

20 Oct 2017

Cabinet approves regularization of ad-hoc Govt posts

Government has now decided to do away with all ad-hoc posts. The cabinet has approved regularization and promotions of over 1200 ad-hoc posts with retrospective effect from 30th September of this year.

20 Oct 2017

CM tells why he scrapped Konkani Academy Lit awards

The whole selection process of the Goa Konkani Akademi literary awards was faulty and thus the Government decided to declare the proceedings as null and void.

20 Oct 2017

FIR against Sudirsukt registered by Police under legal provisions, Govt has NO role: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar informed that the FIR has been registered by the Police against Sudirsukt writer and publisher considering all legal provisions and only after proper legal guidance.

19 Oct 2017

Won’t back down because of complaint, nothing derogatory in Sudirsukt: Hema Naik

I had read the book prior to publishing it and found nothing derogatory in the contents of Sudirsukt.

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.

17 Oct 2017

Complaint filed against Sudirsukt writer & publishers

Controversy over the poetry collection of Vishnu Wagh Sudirsukt is not getting over.

17 Oct 2017

Goa Human Rights Commission orders North Goa DM to dispose Bismarck’s body

The Goa Human Rights Commission has now given an order and recommended to the North Goa District Magistrate to dispose the body of Social Activist Fr Bismarck Dias.

16 Oct 2017

Oppn party student wings to intensify agitation over GU election

National Students Union of India, the students’ wing of Congress has demanded resignation of Vice Chancellor of the Goa University, Professor Varun Sahani.

15 Oct 2017

Sankhali Muncipality inaugurates market renovation without inviting local MLA

The work of repairs and renovation of Sankhali market yard complex was inaugurated on Sunday. But in absence of local MLA Dr. Pramod Sawant.

15 Oct 2017

Portuguese era bridges in Hivrem on verge of collapsing

The state Government is building new bridges on major rivers for linking North Goa with South and major towns to the capital city for developing the tourism sector.

15 Oct 2017

Some senior Congman have always raised their own stooges within the party: Reginald

Kudtari MLA Alex Reginald Lourenco says some senior Congressman have not supported loyal party workers and encouraged some of their own stooges to rise within the party cadre.

15 Oct 2017

Flood like situation in Cancona, due to negligence of WRD contractors

The farmers from rural village of Khotigao in Cancona have suffered heavy losses. The sudden rise in level of water of Talpan River is considered the reason for these losses.

15 Oct 2017

3 vehicles damaged in Bambolim accident

3 vehicles were severely damaged in a road accident on the highway stretch at Army Camp Bambolim on Sunday morning.

14 Oct 2017

Scrapping Konkani Akademi Awards big loss to Konkani culture: Writers

Eminent Konkani writers and authors have expressed unhappiness over the decision of Government to scrap the Konkani Seva Puraskar of last two years.

14 Oct 2017

Fisheries Dept to crack down on illegal fishing: Palyekar

The Fisheries Department is in process of amending certain rules for banning illegal fishing in the Goan waters.

14 Oct 2017

Verna Police arrest a rape accused

The cases of molestation are on rise and this is a matter of serious concern.

14 Oct 2017

Clear obstacles, avoid tragedies; Bicholim Municipality instructs vendors

The Bicholim market is at risk of being damaged in major fire tragedies.

13 Oct 2017

Govt most welcome to conduct inquiry into Goa Dairy: Sahakari

Chairman of the Goa Dairy Madhav Sahakari has said that the Government is most welcome to conduct inquiry in case of any alleged irregularities or illegalities in the Goa Dairy.

13 Oct 2017

Give priority to Goan youth for jobs in Industrial sector: Vijai

Factories and Boilers Minister Vijai Sardesai said the bureaucratic harassment of the Industries in Goa should end.

13 Oct 2017

Congress asks Vijai to stand in solidarity with ‘Gonekarponn’ on HC’s NGT verdict

: Town & Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai said nobody including the Government can ignore the judgment of High court over its scrapping of the notification shifting National Green Tribunal Western bench from Pune to Delhi.

12 Oct 2017

Keri Ponda adopted under ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’

The naturally beautiful village of Keri in Ponda is now adopted under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana after Ibrampur in North Goa.

12 Oct 2017

Why is PM Modi defending Jay Amit Shah, asks Congress

Congress has questioned why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is defending Jay Amit Shah, the son of National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

12 Oct 2017

Shop owners deamand removal of ‘No Entry’ in Mapusa market

The Shopkeepers and vendors in Mapusa market have demanded immediate removal of the No entry board in the Mapusa market area.

10 Oct 2017

BJP Students likely to get elected unopposed on GUSC this year

Looks like the Students’ wing of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will be elected unopposed this year on the Goa University Students Council.

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.

09 Oct 2017

Congress allege scam in GPSC exams by BJP

Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is indulged in scams while conducting competitive exams of the Goa Public Service Commission.

08 Oct 2017

Vijai launches sewerage connections in Fatorda

Town and Country Planning Minister and Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai on Sunday launched process of availing the household connections of sewerage line.

08 Oct 2017

Locals of Kudchire demand speed breakers on village junction

The internal roads in the rural village of Kudchirem in Bicholim are in bad shape.

08 Oct 2017

NSUI appeals to BJP students’ cell for joining them to demand open elections at GU

The National Students Union of India has appealed to the students’ cell of the Bharatiya Janata party to join their movement for demanding the open elections for students’ council of Goa University.

08 Oct 2017

Meet Moses, the Goan who gave FIFA U-17 'Goan touch'

The fever of Football is high in Football Crazy state due to the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup.

08 Oct 2017

Weird accident raises questions on safety of National Highway

The state recently observed 7th state road safety week. But are our roads really safe?

08 Oct 2017

Power problems in Kutthali will be solved soon: Madkaikar

The villages in Kutthali constituency are facing severe power shortage problems. The constituency with one of the biggest Sancoale Industrial Estate has been crying for up gradation of power related facilities in various villages.

07 Oct 2017

I was falsely implicated in Nadia case, many active politicians involved in her death: Mikky

Former Tourism Minister Mikkey Pacheco has alleged that several politicians were involved in the death of Nadia Torrado & they are still active in politics.

07 Oct 2017

Rohan Pai Dhungat rises like a 'phoenix' on horizon of art & literature

Imagine a life after a certain bad or rough patch. Some people usually fall into depression however there are a few who rise from zero like a phoenix bird.

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

Charters to arrive on Sat-Sun, Navy won’t close the airstrip

Charter flights will arrive also on Saturdays and Sundays. Goa government has managed to successfully convince Indian Navy to withdraw their notification to close the airstrip for on weekends for maintenance.

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.

05 Oct 2017

Trucks parked at Amigo junction Ponda posing threat to traffic

Trucks parked at the Amigos junction in Curti Ponda are a turning dangerous to commuters.

03 Oct 2017

Sesa ready to start mining, truck owners demand hike in trip fare

Sesa Goa has assured the truck owners from Sanvordem to start the mining activities within the next three days. However the truck owners have objected to it by demanding a hike in trip fare.

03 Oct 2017

KTC bus stand fire impact is very severe, assessment of losses still on

The impact of fire on KTC bus stand is very severe. The assessment and evaluation process from the administration of the tragic incident is still on.

03 Oct 2017

Timely intervention of Police averts major tragedy in Cuncolim

A major tragedy of self-immolation was averted due to the timely intervention of Cuncolim Police.

02 Oct 2017

GSIDC with MLA inspects Aldona &Calvimbridges

The bridges in Aldona and Calvim are brilliantly constructed architectural marvels. But these bridges lack maintenance.

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.

01 Oct 2017

CM assures WISL workers to take up their issue with right authority

The workers of the Western India Shipyard have finally seen a ray of hope regarding a solution to their long pending issue.

01 Oct 2017

Govt gives stress on Swachch Bharat, inaugurates two Sewage Treatment Plants

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has appealed to the people of Vasco to adhere to Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan by giving importance to maintaining cleanliness.

01 Oct 2017

1st chartered flight of the new tourism season lands in Goa

The monsoons have started retreating and the tourists have started arriving in Goa in large numbers.

30 Sep 2017

Fatorda Police station inaugurated, Aires files first complaint against Vijai

The crime rate in Madgao was on rise and thus Government along with the Police department thought of dividing the workload by making a new police station in Fatorda.

30 Sep 2017

KTC celebrates 37th anniversary, 7th pay for Kadamba employees by Oct-end: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar gave a Dassro gift to the state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation employees by announcing the implementation of 7th pay commission recommendation by end of October.

30 Sep 2017

No step-motherly treatment for South Goa: Parrikar

Most of the Government offices present in North Goa will now have a sub-branch on par with its couther parts in South Goa also.

29 Sep 2017

Incessant rains create havoc in rural Quepem, damages fields of locals

The incessant rains since Thursday evening has resulted in heavy damage to the fields of locals of rural Quepem.

29 Sep 2017

Babal bail case adjourned till 4 Oct, procedure questioned

The arguments in the matter of Babal Kavalekar interim bail will now be heard by the court on 4th October.

28 Sep 2017

CCTV cameras in Ponda turned to mere ‘showpieces’?

CCTV Cameras that were installed in the town of Ponda are not operational anymore.

27 Sep 2017

The villagers of Pale have to face a ‘bumpy ride’ due to bad roads in village

The villagers of Pale in Bicholim taluka are suffering because of the bad condition of roads in the village.

26 Sep 2017

55 structures in Katem Baina demolished by MMC

At last the Kate Baina area was cleared for the builder by the Murgao Municipality by demolishing 55 hutments.

24 Sep 2017

Airport Taxi Union unites against illegalities, demand parking facility

The Airport Taxi Union has raised concerns and objections against the illegal parking of taxis alongside the highway opposite the Goa International Airport as it is causing several accidents these days.

24 Sep 2017

Is the narrow Mandovi Channel in Panaji safe for navigation?

The accidental collision between a catamarine cruise vessel and casino vessel in the Mandovi channel raises several questions.

24 Sep 2017

Model Code of Conduct is virtually paralyzing the administration: CM Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar informed that he is not in favour of some Government offices virtually paralyzing the administration under the pretext of Model Code of Conduct.

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

CM Parrikar inaugurates beautification works at Pale

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the newly beautified complex of shree Navadurga Temple surroundings at Ambegal Pale on Saturday.

23 Sep 2017

Youth Congress is no more ‘leader-centric’; it is ‘worker-centric’: Girish

AICC secretary and in-charge of National Students Union of India Girish Chodankar said that the Youth Congress organizational structure is transforming.

23 Sep 2017

Mauvin pitches for revenue for Panchayat through industrial units in Murgao Ind Estate

The Chikhali panchayat will now carry out fresh assessment of the industrial units in the Murgao Industrial Estate.

23 Sep 2017

Negligence of authorities results in dilapidated state of Vasco Police Quarters

They protect you & they protect your shelter with care unconditionally for days and nights.

23 Sep 2017

BJP starts ‘booth vistaaran yojna’ to encourage booth level party workers

The Bharatiya Janata Party will now start with its booth vistaaran yojana as part of pandeet deen dayal upadhyaay birth centenary.

20 Sep 2017

Wagh’s ‘Sudir Sukta’ to be recited in Ponda on Sunday

Sudir Sukta, the poetry collection by Vishnu Wagh, continues creating controversy in literary as well as social circles.

19 Sep 2017

Salaulim attracts tourists, but Govt neglects accommodation facilities

The Salaulim dam not only supplies water to the whole of South Goa. It also attracts tourists from all over India and even abroad.

19 Sep 2017

Madgaonkars to felicitate Dr. Venkatesh Hegde on Thursday

Madgaonkars will felicitate renowned Doctor and Social Worker Dr. Venkatesh Hegde on account of his 60th birthday. A special committee has been set up by citizens of Madgao for this felicitation function. The function will be held in a unique way.

19 Sep 2017

After Hong Kong and Prague, 'Juze' film makes it to “MAMI”

Anchor: The Konkani movie Juze will now be screened at the prestigious MAMI Film Festival in Mumbai.

18 Sep 2017

Red alert withdrawn, Warning for seafarers & fishermen still remains

The MET department has withdrawn the red alert of extremely heavy rainfall on Monday.

18 Sep 2017

Nagarmadi Accident: 3 out of 4 bodies found, 1 still missing

After the tragic drowning incident at Nagarmadi waterfalls on Sunday, the 3 dead bodies out of remaining 4 were fished out on Monday.

18 Sep 2017

Install ‘ERO net’ App, enroll as a voter

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

18 Sep 2017

Vasco might soon get the renovated fire hydrant system

The port town of Vasco might soon have its age-old fire hydrant system in the market in fully operational condition.

17 Sep 2017

Dempo SC lift the AWES Cup, defeat Gokulam FC in penalty shootout

Dempo Sports Club has lifted the prestigious 1st AWES Cup by defeating Gokulam FC. Dempo won the final in a penalty shootout by 5-3 goals.

17 Sep 2017

No Masjid at Sonsodo, MOU for Kabrastan will be scrapped: Vijai

Town & Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai has assured the people of Raia, Manora, Borda and Gogol that the Margao Municipality will scrap the MoU signed for Kabrastan and no Masjid will be allowed at Sonsodo.

17 Sep 2017

Pednekars will get preference in jobs at Mopa Int’l Airport: Babu Azganokar

Sports Minister and Pedne MLA Babu Azgaonkar have said that the Pednekars will get priority for jobs at Mopa International Airport.

17 Sep 2017

6 Goans wash away at Nagarmadi waterfall in Karwar

Goa was hit with a major tragedy on Sunday, much stronger than the incessant rains. Five Goans were washed away at a waterfall in Karwar.

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

Cross Examination of witnesses underway at Mhadei Tribunal

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

15 Sep 2017

PM Modi is right, ‘Desh Badal Raha Hai’, claims Congress

Congress has endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement “Desh badal raha hai”. But in its own way.

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.

14 Sep 2017

Modi has appointed 20 IT professionals to defame Rahul Gandhi: Congress

Congress has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed 20 IT professionals to defame party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

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

Relatives of deceased Sesa employee allege pre-planned murder

The issue of death of a Vedanta engineer Umesh Pradhan at its Amona plant is becoming more complicated with his wife alleging that it was a pre-planned murder.

05 Sep 2017

CCTV cameras on all roads in Goa within a year

Traffic violators beware. The transport department is going to install the CCTV cameras all over the state in the next one year.

05 Sep 2017

Cumbharjuve-kar upset over TV news misreporting their Sangodd

People of Cumbharjuve are upset over the national TV medai.

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

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

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

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

4 ministers promoted to cabinet level, Additional portfolio allotment in Goa in this week

Nine new ministers took oath as ministers in the Narendra Modi led NDA government. Four ministers - Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman, Dharmendra Pradhan, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi - were elevated to the cabinet level.

03 Sep 2017

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

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

03 Sep 2017

Ponda welcomes people with darkness

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

03 Sep 2017

ESG organizes various programmes for Cinephiles in Sept

The Entertainment Society of Goa has organized several programmes in the month of September as part of the activities of Cinephile Club.

02 Sep 2017

Zuarinagar slum dwellers rehabilitation to begin by Dec 17: CM

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

01 Sep 2017

CM Parrikar inaugurates

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

01 Sep 2017

Why Church is silent on Fr Bismarque death issue, asks Goa Forward

The blame game has started on the fact finding report made by the Church on desecration issue. Earlier, the BJP had objected to the report.

01 Sep 2017

Traditional Saangod celebrated in Cumbharjuvem

The traditional saangod of Cumbharjuve was celebrated with great gaiety and religious fervor by the villagers.

31 Aug 2017

Hanuman tirth in Ponda will soon be restored

Hanuman tirth, the ancient spring with a small lake at Varkhande Ponda will soon be restored with its old glory.

28 Aug 2017

Cong – BJP 2:2 in ZP polls

The Zilla Panchayat by polls results were out on Monday morning.

28 Aug 2017

‘Margin as expected, Ponnjekars have posed faith in me’: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won from his home turf in Panaji for the 6th time. Parrikar won the by-polls by 4803 votes.

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

Goa all set for Panaji & Valpoi by-polls

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

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

Elect ‘Made in Panaji’ candidate: BJP

The alliance partners of the BJP-led ruling coalition have strongly pitched for Panaji candidate Manohar Parrikar.

21 Aug 2017

Campaign ends, Coalition partners pitch strongly in favour of BJP candidates

The campaigning for Panaji and Valpoi got over on Monday. The alliance partners in the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition government Goa Forward and the Independent MLAs along with ministers have pitched in strongly in favour of the Panaji BJP candidate Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. They say ponnjekars should elect a ‘made in Panaji’ leader instead of an imported leader in the by-polls

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

‘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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

07 Aug 2017

Various festivals celebrated across the state

Various festivals were celebrated on Monday.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Another cross found damaged in Chimbel, police probe on

Another cross was found damaged in Chinchwado Chimbel on Thursday.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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.

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.

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

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

“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

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

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

Young Goan Pankaj Sainekar breaks his own Suryanamaskar record

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Roads in Keri Sattari In a bad Condition

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

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

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.

09 Jun 2017

Vegetable prices shoot up in Goan markets

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

In 2 months, Rakhi embraces a 4th party

Rakhi Naik from Sanguem is probably moving towards creating a record in Goa’s political defections.

26 May 2017

Will Ola, Uber also affect Goa’s motorcycle Pilots?

The proposed introduction of OLA and Uber Cabs in Goa is not just turning out to be a headache only for the taxi owners.

25 May 2017

Two third village schools score 100%, 3 hinterland talukas top

The trend in Goa is to send their children to city schools for better education. But the SSC results show the opposite trend.

24 May 2017

GU permits colleges to admit 10% more students

Goa University has decided to increase the intake of students by 10 per cent in all the colleges across the state for Arts, Commerce and Science streams.

18 May 2017

SC asked for 26 reserved wards, got 15, partially happy

he Confederation of all the associations of Scheduled Castes under the banner of Vishwabhushan Babasaheb Ambedkar Samiti has welcomed the historic decision of Goa Government to give reservation to Scheduled Castes in 15 wards.

25 Apr 2017

Petitioners allege sabotage in Fr Bismarque death probe

Petitioners in the Father Bismarque Death case have alleged that the case of Bismarque’s death has been sabotaged.

20 Apr 2017

Congress party says government has no right to announce panchayat election

The holding of panchayat elections one month after its term ends has become the issue of controversy.

18 Apr 2017

Congress calls for ban on those harming communal harmony

Goa Congress General Secretary Trajano D’Mello has demanded a ban on the individuals and organizations such as Vishwa Hindu Parishad

17 Mar 2017

This Assembly has more wealth, less education & criminal records

Goa Assembly is becoming richer day by day but shrinking in terms of educational qualification.

13 Mar 2017

GSM objects to Governor’s decision to invite BJP to form Govt

The Goa Suraksha Manch has criticized the manner in which the governor allowed the Bharatiya Janata Party to stake claim for forming the next government rather than inviting the single largest party the Congress.

10 Feb 2017

Govt puts panchayat ward delimitation on hold, BJP urges ECI to intervene

The Directorate of Panchayats has put on hold the work of delimitation of panchayat wards in view of the panchayat elections scheduled on 21st May

02 Feb 2017

MGP won’t go with BJP to form Govt, vow Velingkar-Bhembre

Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch leaders are trying to convince everybody that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party won’t go with the Bharatiya Janata Party in case of a hung Assembly

21 Jan 2017

I will not withdraw from Panaji: Dr Bhatikar

Panaji candidate of Goa Suraksha Manch Dr. Ketan Bhatikar said he will not bow to any sort of pressure and continue his campaign as a candidate in Panaji

14 Jan 2017

Cong to reveal alliance decision on 17 Jan, after deadlines of GF and NCP

The Goa desk in charge of Congress Digvijay Singh will come to Goa on 16th of January and will clear the picture regarding the speculated grand alliance of Congress on 17th of January

13 Jan 2017

Sudin to be CM-candidate even if MGP has to align with BJP to form Govt

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has said that Sudin Dhawalikar would be the CM-candidate even if a situation arises after election to join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party to form the government.

10 Jan 2017

I’m for pro development and employment, People who represented Panaji had no vision: Babush

St. Cruz MLA Babush Monserate said people who represented Panaji in last 25 years had no vision for the development of this constituency.

09 Jan 2017

Parrikar is a good friend but there won’t be any political and ideological compromises: Sukerkar

Goa Suraksha Manch has declared Krishnaraj alias Raju Sukerkar as the candidate of Grand alliance of the four parties in Panaji constituency.

07 Jan 2017

Call back employees from Ministers offices, Provide basic facilities on election duty: GGEA

The Goa Government Employees Association has demanded that the Government employees who were posted in offices of several ministers should be reverted in their respective departments at the earliest.

06 Jan 2017

Kejriwal to address 4 rallies in Goa on 7thand 8th Jan

The National Convenor of Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address two public rallies on 7th and 8th of January at 4 places in South and North Goa

23 Nov 2016

BBSM warns Govt against harassment to Velingkar

Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch has warned the BJP to not target their convener Subhash Velingkar by means of conspiracies.

23 Nov 2016

CM plans to retire after 5 years, BBSM appeals to retire him now

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has also now announced that this would be his last election. After that, he would retire.

23 Nov 2016

APP begins state-wide movement ‘Close the Casinos’

Aam Aadmi Party has decided to start with its anti casino mass movement in all the 40 constituencies in the state.

22 Nov 2016

Foreign tourists face the brunt of demonetization

the demonetization act is like a double-edged sword: It has affected not only the tourism industry buts tourists as well.

22 Nov 2016

AAP announces four more candidates

The Aam Aadmi Party declared the 5th list of its candidates for the forthcoming assembly election.

18 Nov 2016

Goa suraksha manch supports nationalization of goan rivers.

Unlike other political parties in Goa, the Goa Suraksha Manch has supported the BJP government’s decision on Nationalization of Goan Rivers.

18 Nov 2016

Goa Suraksha Manch announces 3 candidates for Assembly Elections

The new player on the Goan political horizon Goa Suraksha Manch announced their three candidates on Friday.

18 Nov 2016

Offficial language Director wins battle with bank for Goan Youth

Official Language Director Dr Prakash Vazarikar has shown the path to the unemployed Goan youth, by fighting for the official language Konkani, even in his personal capacity.

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.

22 Oct 2016

Uddhav-Velingkar agree to fight Assembly poll together

Shivsena and Goa Suraksha Manch have agreed in principle to align and fight the Goa Assembly election together.

22 Oct 2016

Shivsena will contest to win, not to defeat: Uddhav

Shivsena will contest forthcoming Assembly election to WIN the battle, not to defeat somebody.

22 Oct 2016

Churchill wants Caitu to get disqualified

Nationalist Congress party leader Churchill Alemao says he is sympathetic to the people who hold Portuguse passport.