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20 Apr 2018

Kenneth bailed out in FB post case, activists protest in Panaji

The arrest of budding politician Kenneth Silveira has raised a furor. Some welcome it and some say it is a fascist decision.

19 Apr 2018

CM FB news: 2 day remand given; oppn condemns govt attitude, double standards

The police’s crime branch got 2 days remand for budding Vasco based politician Kenneth Silveira on Thursday.

19 Apr 2018

BJP admits attempt to destabilise Parrikar Govt, condemns Opposition

The Bharatiya Janata Party has finally admitted that attempts are going on to destabilise the coalition government.





17 Apr 2018

It’s not river nationalisation, water nationalisation; we’ll own rivers: Sudin

River Navigation Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has once again clarified that centre will only disilt our rivers and not nationalise them. It’s nationalisation of water, not rivers.

17 Apr 2018

On the eve of Shirgao Jatra, no water at the Festival of Water

The famous Jatra of Shirgao is a festival of water. But as the Jatra is coming closer, people of Shirgao are facing acute water shortage. No regular water supply and wells have also gone dry.

17 Apr 2018

Releasing CM’s health bulletin by Goa’s Dr is stupid: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party feels that asking for a regular health bulletin on the condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar means that we don’t want him to come back.





17 Apr 2018

Govt hits out at Opposition & Mining Cos over retrenchment

All three partners of the coalition government have appealed to all the mining companies to wait for two more months and not to retrench the workers.

17 Apr 2018

Reduce fees for documents: Tribal leaders

The tribal leaders of south Goa have urged the government to rethink the steep hike in fees for issuing land record documents

17 Apr 2018

Dempo SC defeats SCC Cavelossim 4-0

Dempo Sports Club defeated SCC Cavelossim 4-2 in the Goa Football Association's Goa Professional League





17 Apr 2018

Panaji traders oppose hike in annual fees

Traders and hoteliers of Panaji have demanded that the CCP should not hike their fees and trade licenses should be issued for longer duration

17 Apr 2018

Goa Govt urged to have Skin Bank & organ donation systems in place

Many Goans are willing to donate their organs to the needy people, but Goa government has still not set up the required structure and facilities.

17 Apr 2018

Milagres Feast; Its significance to Catholics and Hindus in Goa

Thousands of people from different walks of life attended the feast of Our Lady of Milagres at Jerome’s Church in Mapusa with traditional fervor on Monday.





17 Apr 2018

Unclaimed liquor seized at Vasco railway station

Vasco Railway Police and Vasco Excise seized 38 liquor bottles, each bottle is worth 5,695 rupees.

16 Apr 2018

Airport expansion, cargo service & new taxi counters, Prabhu’s big announcements

Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday discussed the progress on the proposed expansion of the existing facilities at Dabolim airport which includes an extension of the terminal building and parking bays at the cost of Rs 256 crores.

16 Apr 2018

BJP hasn’t done enough to save jobs of mining dependents: Congress

Like Sesa, Chowgule employees have been asked to pack their bags and stay home.





16 Apr 2018

Cong urges Guv to convene Assembly session, release CM’s health bulletin

The opposition Congress party has urged Governor of Goa to immediately convene Assembly session, which was adjourned due to ill health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

15 Apr 2018

No electricity for 48 hours, Quepem residents gherao power dept

The Quepem electricity department was under siege on Saturday night.

15 Apr 2018

Vasco police rescue 8 minor girls

Vasco police rescued 8 minor girls from a flat in Vasco. One woman has been arrested for kidnapping and assaulting the girls.





15 Apr 2018

Talks on safety in schools held once again

Are you worried about your child's safety in school? Mormugao Municipal Council takes up the matter. READ ON

15 Apr 2018

Jobs for Locals priority at Mopa: Civil Aviation Minister

By 2025 three crore tourists will come to Goa says Union Minister Suresh Prabhu.

14 Apr 2018

‘Juze’ released in Goa while getting 3 nominations in NY Film Fest

After getting screened at 12 international film festivals all over the Globe and winning the Special Jury Award in Belarus in Eastern Europe, the most awaited Konkani film ‘Juze’ was finally premiered in Goa on Friday. The first show was housefull in Madgao.





10 Apr 2018

Candolim anti-PDA meet calls for scrapping of TCP Act

Demand to scrap the existing Town and Country Planning Act and enacting a new one is increasing day by day. The anti-PDA meeting organized in Candolim on Tuesday said PDAs mean tall buildings, destruction of heritage and natural resources.

08 Apr 2018

Football ground completion dominates Bori gram sabha

Issues related to the village dominated the gram sabha at Bori panchayat on Sunday. There was heated discussion on the incomplete football ground.

08 Apr 2018

Vazri: 60’s village in 21st century Goa

Vazri village is beautiful. It is located right on the banks of the Valvanti river. But it is difficult to believe that it is part of present-day Sanquelim Municipality.





06 Apr 2018

Police crackdown on drunken driving

Special drives against drunken driving are being conducted at various locations throughout the State in a bid to curtail menace of drunken driving. Goa has among the highest accident rates in the country.

06 Apr 2018

In a first in Goa, donor’s organs harvested, shifted to Mumbai

In a first in the state , organs of a brain dead person were harvested at Manipal hospital in Bambolim and were flown to Mumbai on Friday.

06 Apr 2018

PDA rally demands scrapping of PDAs

Goenkars against PDAs has given one week’s time to denotify the PDAs from all villages.





05 Apr 2018

Barge owners want govt to take over their loans

Goa Barge Owners’’ Association have sought more concessions from the government. They now want the government to take over their loans.

03 Apr 2018

Police to remove around 200 abandoned vehicles of Panaji

Traffic police in Panaji have identified around 199 abandoned vehicles in the city.

02 Apr 2018

BJP cause for people's unrest on RP 2021: Digambar

The regional plan 2021 was notified long back. And then it was held in abeyance.





02 Apr 2018

After pressure, electricity dept partly rolls back hike

Power department partly rolls back hike on Monday. Consumers will pay the same amount for the first 200 units. And there is no hike for agricultural power users.

02 Apr 2018

Viswajeet opens facilitation centre for Maha patients at GMC

A facilitation centre was launched by the Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane at the Goa Medical College for the benefits of people from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra.

02 Apr 2018

BJP Yuva Morcha behind CBSE leaks: NSUI

NSUI, the student wing of Congress has alleged that the Goa state unit of the BJP Yuva morcha was involved in the CBSE leak.





02 Apr 2018

World Autism Awareness Day observed

The Autism Awareness Day was observed on Monday. A Rally to create awareness was held in Margao. Here’s more

01 Apr 2018

17 families approved under Forest Rights Act

For time since the enactment of the Forest Rights Act in 2016, 17 families from Canacona and Sanguem talukas can claim their legitimate right.

01 Apr 2018

Power jolt in Goa: Congress takes on BJP over tariff hike

From April 1st, pay 11 percent more in power tariff. Now it isn’t the April fool but a bad new that will burn a hole in your pockets.





01 Apr 2018

Harvale waterfall goes dry, MLA blames mining

Harvale waterfall in Sankhali is one of the famous destinations of Goa.

01 Apr 2018

Navelim locals demand ban on Mutalik to continue

Locals of Navelim have demanded that the government must continue the ban on Ram Sene Chief Pramod Mutalik.

31 Mar 2018

MPT opposes Pollution Control Board’s withdrawal of consent to handle coal

The Mormugao Port Trust has opposed the Goa Pollution Control Board’s decision to withdraw the consent to handle import of coal at the harbour.





31 Mar 2018

Vijai gives in, drops all villages of St. Cruz, St Andre from PDA

Anchor: In a major announcement, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has dropped all the villages from Greater Panaji PDA, except Taleigao.

30 Mar 2018

Prostitution racket busted in Verna

Verna police busted a prostitution racket on Thursday evening.

30 Mar 2018

Goa observes Good Friday

Good Friday was observed all over the state. Jesus Christ was crucified at Calvary on this day some 2000 years ago and saved mankind from eternal damnation according to Christian doctrine.





30 Mar 2018

'Godman' caught with Rs 25,000 worth Ganja

While Police team was patrolling at railway station road area in Madgao they caught a self-proclaimed godman illegally possessing 86 grams ganja worth Rs. 25,000.

29 Mar 2018

Mega legal services camp organised in Bicholim

Secretary of North Goa District Legal Services Authority Shabnam Shaikh said that many citizens are not aware of government schemes. And legal services camp were important to create awareness among people of such schemes and their rights.

27 Mar 2018

Vishwajeet firm on GMC charging, but prepared for MOU with Mah

The Goa government will not back down from threats from across the border on charging Maharashtra patients in GMC.





27 Mar 2018

Sanofi employees demand transfer of Dy Labour Commissioner

Around 65 Sanofi employees affiliated to Bharatiya Kamgar Sena demonstrated in front of Deputy Labour Commissioner’s office in Margao on Monday.

27 Mar 2018

Caurem activists to file contempt petition for transporting ore

Activists of Caurem in Quepem taluka have decided to file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court next week.

26 Mar 2018

Money spent but no work done, alleges Naveli MLA

Locals are complaining that the Bedushe road in Navelim constituency is in a bad shape. But more than 2 crore rupees have been spent on it already.





26 Mar 2018

Sesa will pay salaries but protest to continue

Workers at Sesa Bicholim mines have been assured salaries, but the order to stay at home stays.

25 Mar 2018

Glimpses of Ram Navami celebrations

Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the birthday of god Ram. Here are the glimpses of the festival.

23 Mar 2018

Ore transport continues! It’s legal: Dept; It’s manipulation: Environmentalists

Mining in Goa has stopped. But the mines department has allowed transport of iron ore which was dumped outside the lease area.





23 Mar 2018

Chellakumar begins the hunt for new GPCC chief; 5 contenders in line

Congress has started searching for a new president for Goa. Because Shantaram Naik has already resigned.

23 Mar 2018

Tale of Canacona’s disconnected village

Malli village of Canacona is disconnected from rest of the surrounding villages.

21 Mar 2018

Cabinet clears implementation of guidelines for payment of enhanced compensation

The cabinet on Wednesday resolved to clear the guidelines for implementation for payment of additional 3 times the earlier compensation for persons whose lands have been acquired and settled for Mopa airport project.





21 Mar 2018

TCP meet: Mandur, Batim out of PDA; Bambolim, Curca next

The Town and Country planning subcommittee on Wednesday decided to remove Batim, Azossim and Mandur villages from the Greater Panaji PDA. TCP minister said that Siridao was not in PDA so the question of removing it did not arise.

21 Mar 2018

Panaji celebrates 175 years

The capital city of Panaji completes 175 years of its existence on Thursday.

21 Mar 2018

Zarme villagers demand proper water supply

To fetch a bucket full of water is an achievement in this village. No, we aren’t referring to any village in the desert but in Goa.





20 Mar 2018

Is it possible to start other mines, leases of which aren’t scrapped?

Supreme Court has scrapped only 88 mining leases. The BJP governments at the centre as well as in Goa are thus exploring the possibility of starting mining on other leases as well as e-auctioning the remaining ore to keep the mining activity on.

20 Mar 2018

BJP & Cong join hands to fight MGP in Ponda civic poll

Who says BJP and Congress are strong political rivals? And MGP is the friend of both the parties? It’s exactly opposite.

19 Mar 2018

Mining dependents storm Panaji, block roads, harass public

It was a real Chakka Jaam in Panaji on Monday with around 2000 mining dependent protestors stormed the capital city and blocked the roads of Mandovi Bridge till late afternoon.





18 Mar 2018

State celebrates Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa marks the traditional New Year according to Hindu calendar.

18 Mar 2018

Monday Protest: Follow directives to avoid traffic

The traffic department has issued directives for the commuters to avoid few routes in the view of protests by mining dependent in Panaji on Monday.

18 Mar 2018

Goa’s Mountain Man to attempt Everest. Bravo Rahul Prabhudesai!

They say “Aim high! There is little virtue in easy victory” there is no more appropriate saying than this for 24-year-old Rahul Prabhudesai to will be attempting to climb Mount Everest in coming months.





16 Mar 2018

PWD clears Shivaji statue at Usgao; locals express angst

The statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj installed at Tisk in Usgao Junction by unknown persons was removed on Friday morning by the PWD with police protection.

16 Mar 2018

Mikky bail plea adjourned for Sat

The anticipatory bail plea filed by the former tourism minister was kept for Saturday because the complainants had filed an intervention petition in the matter.

16 Mar 2018

Kissan Sabha demands compensation

All India Kissan Sabha has demanded compensation for the farmer whose land has been damaged because of mining.





16 Mar 2018

Mining stops, pressure builds up

It’s over. No negotiation, no hectic parleys could stop to overturn Supreme Court’s order to cancel all 88 mining leases in Goa. But now there are threats of repercussion.

16 Mar 2018

Tribal sports festival kickstarts

Sports in Goa is not just something that one does or loves but is a religion for the Goans

13 Mar 2018

Gadkari coming to Goa next week to resolve mining crisis

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is coming to Goa next week to find a solution to the mining impasse that has struck the state.





12 Mar 2018

2nd extension granted, Mining ops to carry till March 15th

The mining lease holders get relief of another two crucial days.

12 Mar 2018

This building is a danger zone!

Almost scary as a ghost house, a dilapidated building in Vasco has become a cause of concern for the citizens.

12 Mar 2018

PDA protesters confront Vijai, Minister promises ‘justice’

And finally the locals protesting against Greater Panaji PDA confronted TCP minister Vijai Sardesai on the issue.





11 Mar 2018

Women Indo Western Fusion Band makes a mark!

Ravindra Bhavan Madgao had organized 3-day program on Women’s day.

11 Mar 2018

Ossoi! Ossoi! in the capital Panaji

Saturday was all about floats, romtamel, folk dances and fancy dress competitions in Panaji.

11 Mar 2018

As March 15th comes closer, dependents question their future

Mining dependents have threatened to paralyze Goa if the mining activity doesn’t continue in the state post 15th March.





10 Mar 2018

‘Only Sudin’ if not Parrikar as CM: MGP

For the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, it was ‘only Manohar Parrikar’ as the Chief Minister. And now, it’s ‘only Sudin Dhawalikar’, if Parrikar is not the CM. Party president Dipak Dhawalikar made it crystal clear while celebrating party’s Foundation Day on Saturday.

10 Mar 2018

MGP Minister Babu starts political Shigmo, stops Mopa work

The MGP has started a dissenting voice against the BJP at central level. And in Pedne, MGP minister Babu Azgaonkar has started a political shigmo.

09 Mar 2018

Will BJP-led cabinet agree to dissolve Assembly for mid-term poll?

Many politicians from ruling and opposition predict that Goa may go for mid-term Assembly election along with Lok Sabha next year.





09 Mar 2018

Central Ministers should come down to Goa: Michael

As the deadline for Supreme Court’s order on mining ban approaches, BJP MLAs are raising their apprehensions one by one over the court’s order on the stoppage of mining in the 88 mines.

09 Mar 2018

PDA opposition: Mobocracy or democracy? Asks Vijai

The TCP minister Vijai Sardessai is in the eye of the storm over the formation of PDAs said that if people were against them, then they should approach him with their objections.

08 Mar 2018

No solution possible to mining crisis till Parrikar comes back: Cabral

Goa MLAs are trying for an alternate solution on Goa’s mining than the Supreme Court order.





08 Mar 2018

3-ministers’ Com only till 31 March, CM to preside Cabinet meets

The arrangement of governance made is not till Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returns from the USA after his treatment in April. It’s only till the end of this month.

07 Mar 2018

This Women’s day, support #BleedWithPride

It’s 2018 but menstrual cycles and periods are still talked about in hushed voices.

07 Mar 2018

We want mining to continue, tell Centre: MLAs to guv

Mining delegation met Governor Mridula Sinha to submit the memorandum asking for mining activities to continue in the state post-March 15th.





07 Mar 2018

Proverbial escape for bike rider

The Ponda –Bori highway was jammed on Wednesday early morning because of an accident involving two trucks and a motorbike. Luckily the bike rider managed to jump off his bike to save his life as it got jammed under one of the trucks.

07 Mar 2018

Expect Governor to convey the matter to Centre: Delegation

Mining delegation met Governor Mridula Sinha to submit the memorandum asking for mining activities to continue in the state post-March 15th.

05 Mar 2018

Mining ban: Pressure builds as SC deadline approaches

Stakeholders including Barge and truck owners are upping the pressure in favour of the continuation of mining in the state. There is a lot of pressure from stakeholders at these meetings to retain the same existing mine lessees.





04 Mar 2018

Shigmotsav kickstarts, here's from Ponda & Madgaon

Shigmo started in the state on Saturday with floats, romtamel, folk dances and fancy dress competitions. Here’s are the glimpses of floats from Ponda and Madgaon.

23 Feb 2018

Recover Rs 98,400 Cr from mining companies, demands AAP

Aam Aadmi Party wants the government to recover the money from the mining companies for illegally mining ore from 2007.

23 Feb 2018

Artists pay musical tribute to Shridhar Kamat

Legendary musicians and singers paid musical tribute to Goa’s famous artist and lyricist Shridhar Kamat in Madgao on Thursday.





23 Feb 2018

Woman constable suicide: Family demands justice

The family of deceased constable Arsela Parsekar have demanded justice. They alleged that even though 20 days have passed since her death, there is no progress in the case.

20 Feb 2018

Goan Visvon cheaper in Singapore than in Madgao

Goan Visvonn is sold at a cheaper rate in Singapore, but costs a bomb in Madgao.

20 Feb 2018

Tourism Minister, Mandrem MLA fight it out in Assembly

This argument was just waiting to happen. Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar targeted Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopte for not attending Morjim’s first Carnival event this year.





19 Feb 2018

Surla farmers set 5-day deadline for compensation

Surla farmers have set 5-day deadline to the government to resolve their issue. They have seen demanding compensation from the mining companies for damages in their fields

19 Feb 2018

Vasco: 4 houses in gutted in fire

Major fire broke out at driver hill Mangor in Vasco. Four houses were gutted in the fire. Here’s the entire story.

18 Feb 2018

SC order on Mining flouted, Truckers operate in full swing

Despite the Supreme Court’s order to ban the mining activities in Goa, there is an open violation of Apex Court’s orders in parts of the state.





18 Feb 2018

Parrikar may not present budget, Assembly Session likely to be curtailed

There has been a lot of speculation over Chief Minister’s health and through various modes of communication rumours are being spread. Later in the Lilavati hospital where Chief Minister is currently undergoing the treatment issue an official statement denying all the rumours.

17 Feb 2018

Matka prevalent all over the state: Mikky

Matka is still prevalent all over the state in spite of the High Court taking suo moto cognizance of the issue. According to former minister Mickky Pacheco, matka continues because it’s backed by politicians.

17 Feb 2018

CM Parrikar fit, to present budget on Thursday

Saturday was a day of strong rumours of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s health deteriorating.





17 Feb 2018

After Santa Cruz, Curca opposes PDA

After Santa Cruz, neighbouring Curca village has opposed its inclusion into the Greater Panaji PDA.

17 Feb 2018

2 killed in bus accident at Panaji KTC

Passengers were alighting from a Ponda bus when a local Taleigao bus sped into the Panaji Kadamba bus stand from the wrong side and ploughed into the unsuspecting alighting passengers. Two lives are lost, while a 25-year -old is battling for her life at the GMC.

16 Feb 2018

SIT: Ravi Naik’s son Roy finally appears

Roy Naik, son of senior Congress leader Ravi Naik on Friday finally appeared before the Special Investigation Team in connection with illegal mining scam.





16 Feb 2018

Cong plans budget session strategy, wants mining leases to continue

At its meeting on Friday, the Congress Legislature Party has worked out its strategy for the coming Assembly budget session beginning on the 19th of this month.

15 Feb 2018

Don’t call tourists scum on the earth, don’t make Goa scum on the earth

Rather than blaming the tourists as scum, it is felt that Goa government should strengthen the infrastructural facilities and enforce the laws to provide clean environment in Goa. This was the conclusion at Rannmalem debate held on Goa365.

12 Feb 2018

Cong against simultaneous elections but doesn't mind Goa with Lok Sabha

Both the Congress and Goa Forward seem to be on the same page on this. That it is not possible to have simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. Goa Forward dismisses it as a stunt to energise cadres.





12 Feb 2018

Speaker ‘directs’ not to take up statue resolutions in Budget session

No matter how big the controversy is, but it looks like no resolution on any statue will come up in the Assembly session beginning next week.

11 Feb 2018

Ponda celebrates Carnival

Carnival festivities were organised in Ponda town on Sunday. Around 52 floats participated in the parade.

11 Feb 2018

Pazorconi locals make bribery charge against Cuncolim Municipality officials

Goa’s Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza was confronted by the locals of Pazorconi over the issue of alleged harassment by Cuncolim Municipality officials





10 Feb 2018

Vijai sticks to 'scum of earth' remark, says was 'voicing public opinion'

Despite the outrage and criticism, he has drawn, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai is still justifying his remark on the tourists.

10 Feb 2018

Season of Carnival is here!

Eat drink and be merry for the next three days. These are the edicts of King Momo as he brought the festival of Carnival.

09 Feb 2018

Selaulim water pipeline bursts in Sanguem; Vasco affected

The main pipeline carrying water from Selaulim dam to Vasco burst at Chincha in Sanguem due to the valve failure.





09 Feb 2018

Parrikar foresees agriculture as an option in the mining belt

Goa government is thinking of developing agriculture as the most viable option in the mining belt since mining leases are cancelled by the Supreme Court.

09 Feb 2018

Govt to install point of sale machines at all fair price shops

The Civil Supplies Minister has said that Civil Supply Department will install point of sale machines at all the 446 fair price shops in the state.

09 Feb 2018

Police make special traffic arrangements for Carnival floats

Goa Police have organized elaborate traffic movements and parking areas in Panaji for Carnival float parade on the 10th of this month.





06 Feb 2018

Sewerage corporation produced revoked NOC for Unddir STP: Manch

Unddir Paryavaran Saurakshan Manch has alleged that Sewerage and Infrastructure Development Corporation has produced wrong documents to the GCZMA to obtain NOC for the sewage treatment plant at Unddir in Bandoda.

05 Feb 2018

High-flying Churchill Impose A Threat To Aizawl

Churchill Brothers surprised everyone by beating Minerva Punjab FC who were looking invincible. They will now face defending champions Aizawl FC at the Tilak Maidan in Goa on Tuesday at 5.30 in the evening.

05 Feb 2018

Panzarconi locals protest NH road widening; Meet CM

Locals and Ex Cuncoli MLA Joaquim Alemao met the chief minister Manohar Parrikar and the TCP minister Vijai Sardesai at the assembly Complex on Monday.





05 Feb 2018

Chopped up body found on road said at Margao

An unidentified body chopped in pieces was found stuffed in a plastic bag at Dharmapur in Margao on Monday.

05 Feb 2018

Locals want traffic lights at Sancoale’s MES Junction

They want a speed breaker or traffic signals at Sancoale’s MES Junction to be solved. Locals say that the MES Junction is a death trap for both commuters and pedestrians and want the issue sorted out.

04 Feb 2018

‘Niti-Samvad’ for young minds

To give a chance for students to think in most creative manner and offer solutions for problems on economy, Niti-Samvad 2018 was organized in Madgao.





04 Feb 2018

Pale-Siridona locals suffer as road work damages water pipeline

Residents of Pale Siridona and Bambolim have been made to suffer as the water pipeline supplying water to them has been damaged twice.

02 Feb 2018

Congress to move Pvt Members Resolution over statue issue

As the BJP alliance completes one year in power, Congress is busy strategizing the ways to counter the government on its unfulfilled promises, as they say.

01 Feb 2018

UNION BUDGET: Boost for Agriculture, Women welfare & lot more

Union Budget 2018 has been announced and while the Keeping in mind that this budget was the first one post implement of GST, India closely looked at reforms and announcement that Finance Minister would make. Here are the highlights





30 Jan 2018

Non functioning street lights irks Ugem residents

Locals from Ugem in Sanguem have raised serious concerns over the non-functioning of street lights. They have alleged that the concern authorities have turned a blind eye to their plea.

30 Jan 2018

MMC meet fails as crucial ammonia file goes missing

The Port town of Vasco was recently hit by an ammonia leak. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

28 Jan 2018

‘K’taka has violated tribunal orders’: Speaker & Dy Speaker

Speaker Pramod Sawant & Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo talk about gross violations by Karnataka over Mhadei issue. Our reporter Mahesh Govekar gets you the ground report.





27 Jan 2018

‘Don’t single out opinion poll heroes, there are many’: Speaker

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo wants Dr. Jack Sequeira’s statue to be installed in the Assembly complex. But his boss and colleague Speaker Dr. Pramod Sawant is opposing him.

27 Jan 2018

Ponda faces water crisis after pipe burst

Water supply to some villages in Ponda taluka was disrupted following pipeline burst at Keriye-Khandepar. Locals want water department to fix the problem as the soonest.

27 Jan 2018

Five Nobel laureates to visit Goa

Department of Science and Technology has organized Nobel Prize Series 2018 in collaboration with Department of Bio-Technology, Government of India.





27 Jan 2018

'Why Rs. 20/Coconut, make it less" : Congress to Govt

Looks like coconuts have become a new political tool for the netas.

27 Jan 2018

Time has come to finish BJP nationally, Goa Govt won’t last: Velingkar

Goa’s former RSS Sanghchalak Subhash Velingkar has thrown a bombshell.

23 Jan 2018

Parsekar should take sanyas from politics: Goa Forward

Goa Forward has blasted former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar. Goa Forward said Parsekar should take sanyas from politics as many of his decisions have been overturned by this government led by his party.





23 Jan 2018

Annual mock drill held in Assonora

The annual National fire evacuation mock drill was held at St Clara High School in Assonora on Monday. Teachers and students were given training how to deal with an emergency situation.

22 Jan 2018

Most legislators give madhei talk a miss

If Karnataka succeeds in its attempt to divert Mhadei water, not only will Goa not have water but Karnataka too will not have any.

22 Jan 2018

Bus or a death-trap?

worn-out tyres, drunk drivers, rashing driving, ringing alarm bells?





21 Jan 2018

Taxi strike called off. Did Parrikar do a U-turn?

The taxi strike has been called off and the taxi operators are calling it a victory.

21 Jan 2018

‘Casinos are next mining scam’ Reginald makes big claims. Listen in

Did you know, none of the Goans can enter Casinos without holding a tourist permit?

21 Jan 2018

Quelossim villagers upset with mobile tower installation

Quelossim villagers are upset with the proposed project of building a mobile tower in their village.





18 Jan 2018

GTDC threatens to bring in Uber, Ola-type apps if taxis strike

If the taxi operators go ahead with their strike and bring a bad name to Goa, Government will be forced to bring in Uber or Ola -type of services.

18 Jan 2018

Metal recycling conference held in Goa

Recognition of recycling, trade and activities as an industry is very important.

09 Jan 2018

Police continue catching small ‘grass’ sellers, but not the suppliers

Catching illegal traders of Ganja and Charas continues in Goa. But still the small fries in the trade and only the sellers. Not the suppliers. On Tuesday,





09 Jan 2018

Legislators’ Day debates RP21, makes suggestions

Goa Legislators’ Forum conducted a seminar on Draft Regional Plan for Goa 2021 on Tuesday at Goa assembly complex. The occasion was the Goa Legislators’ Day.

09 Jan 2018

Communidade employees cry for pending salaries

South Goa Communidade employees have not been paid salaries for the past 16 months. On Monday they met the South Goa collector, Anjali Sehrawat asking for her help to clear their pending salaries.

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

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

Legal Metrology officials seize invalid weighing scales

Officials from Legal Metrology raided a number of vendors at Cuncolim weekly market and seized 20 weighing scales from vendors who had no valid papers.

06 Jan 2018

‘Instant arrest will raise fear among law violators,’ Mandrem MLA

Lauding Chief Minister’s decision to ban the consumption of alcohol in the public places, Mandre MLA Dayanand Sopte says Goa needs more stringent laws to curb drug menace in the state.





06 Jan 2018

‘Govt’s decision on Dhargal Cricket Stadium a mistake’: GCA Ex Secy

The cabinet has given its approval to hand over the land in Dhargal to the Goa Cricket Association to build the stadium. Ex-Secretary of GCA, Shirish Naik has called it a 'blunder' by Parrikar Government.

06 Jan 2018

Goa Forward against ‘common’ tourists, GTDC says we can’t oppose them

Goa Forward is not in favour of common Indian tourists coming to Goa. They want to make Goa a costly destination so that only high-end Indian tourists come here.

05 Jan 2018

You too can join in Vasco’s ‘mission rabies free’

Mormugao Municipal Council plans to enforce compulsory registration of pet dogs in Vasco. This initiative aims to make city rabies free.





05 Jan 2018

2 held for misbehaviour at Dabolim airport

The Dabolim airport police arrested two youths on charges of misbehavior with police.

05 Jan 2018

Mhadei issue: Musical Warriors set to protest against CM’s missive

Even though the issue of Mhadei water is being hotly debated in the state, more protestors are joining in.

05 Jan 2018

Prove allegations against me: Reginald challenges BJP

It’s open war between the BJP & Congress for the past several days, with Congress MLA Reginald keeping political tempo souring.





05 Jan 2018

Vijai lays out demands, wants Opinion Poll to be part of curriculum

‘Identity matters’ and that’s what Goa Forward party headed by Vijai Sardesai is aiming to revive, he says.

04 Jan 2018

Mungul, Maddell residents meet TCP minister over western bypass

Mungul, and Maddell residents on Thursday met TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai and expressed their fears over the western bypass construction.

04 Jan 2018

Allies at Central, BJP-Sena differ on Mhadei issue in Goa

The central and state bodies of political parties are taking divergent views on the issue of Mhadei in Goa. The BJP is asking why the central leadership of Congress is not supporting Goa Congress.





02 Jan 2018

Yeddi is a criminal, Goa CM shouldn't talk to him: CLP

The Congress Legislature Party has appealed to the BJP-led coalition government to keep away political interest and fight the issue of Mhadei water diversion before the tribunal.

01 Jan 2018

‘Vijai fixed pre-poll deal with BJP,’ alleges AAP, GFP calls it publicity stunt

Aam Aadmi Party has attacked Goa forward Chief Vijai Sardesai accusing him of deceiving people of Goa by stitching the alliance with the BJP. The Goa forward however, hit back calling AAP hungry for publicity

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

'Rangmel' depict colours of Goa

Rangmel a cultural association of Veling organized its 26th Rangmel Folklore festival on Sunday.

31 Dec 2017

‘Don't drink & drive,’ advises Mr. Old Man Gloom

As the New Year approaches, there is so much to leave behind and let go off before the old year ends.

31 Dec 2017

Forest area or dump-yard? Authorities ignore Valpoi-kars’ plea

This isn’t something that’s happening recently but despite the news report, forest area along Valpoi-Panaji road is turning into garbage dumping ground and locals continue to raise their voices. But who’s listening?





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

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.





30 Dec 2017

Protests on Mhadei gain momentum

A mass protest was witnessed in Mapusa over CM’s letter to Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa. Various groups and political parties came together to protest against the letter.

30 Dec 2017

Fight against coal : CM compared to Simon of British era

The struggle against coal takes a new turn. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has become the target.

29 Dec 2017

‘GST scam in casinos’ Reginald alleges

Common man pays the GST but those who gamble are spared from the goods and services tax, alleges Curtorim MLA Alex Reginald.





29 Dec 2017

Cabral should apologize to the Church: Girish

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

28 Dec 2017

Stalwarts Rane & Eduardo Faleiro felicitated by Congress

Congress Foundation Day was celebrated by Goa Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday.

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

Gera donates two garbage trucks

Swachch Bharat and cleanliness should be every Goan’s mission. Mindsets in Goa vis-à-vis garbage are changing slowly but definitely.

26 Dec 2017

Red Box presents life-size crib in Nuvem

Charitable society Red Box in association with Art and Culture Department organized a life-size crib named Christmas City in Nuvem. Thousands of people visited the crib as it is a visual delight, especially for children.

26 Dec 2017

Mhadei letter backfires on BJP, K'taka farmers call for Bandh

The letter by Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar to Karnataka BJP chief B S Yedyurappa seems to have backfired on the BJP.





25 Dec 2017

Is Shripad targeting MGP openly? Listen to this.

Is Ayush Minister Shripad Naik calling MGP hungry for power? In a video that has emerged Shripad Naik is heard saying at the event in Sakhli that MGP leaders are opportunist for power. Listen to this.

25 Dec 2017

Santa Claus joins police in spreading awareness about road safety

The Calangute police resorted to an innovative exercise in a bid to create awareness on traffic rules, on the eve of Christmas.

24 Dec 2017

Will Goa lose winning case of Mhadei to make BJP win in Karnataka

Activists fighting diversion of Mhadei water to Karnataka are shocked with the stand taken by chief minister Manohar Parrikar to hold bilateral talks while not even taking his cabinet into confidence.





24 Dec 2017

Be a traffic sentinel, win prizes

At a time when there are so many road traffic accidents in the state, the state government is making efforts to reduce them and bring discipline on the Goan roads. Citizens too can chip in and complement government efforts.

23 Dec 2017

Vasco needs immediate attention to tackle Dengue cases

Locals of Non-Mon Khariwado are upset over the stagnant water in the area.

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.

15 Dec 2017

Truck falls into a ditch on Bali Highway, road jam for 2 hours.

On Thursday morning commuters travelling on Bali highway had a harrowing time after a truck fell into a ditch alongside the road dug for the purpose of widening. Here’s the story

15 Dec 2017

Boost for start-ups in Goa, schemes to be implemented before year ends

Great news for all the IT enthusiasts in the state. IT Minister Rohan Khaunte told the house that the schemes of IT startup policy will be implemented before the end of this month. Similarly HR infrastructure to support this policy will be in place by March.





15 Dec 2017

Confident of best performance once again: Sergio Lobera

FCGOA gaurs will play their 5th match of the Hero Indian Super league 2017/18 on Saturday.

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.





14 Dec 2017

Traffic to be a Subject in schools: CM

Every Goan student would now study Traffic Rules as a subject in the school. And the government has also appointed a consultant to give feedback on the traffic-related issues including issuing of licenses, traffic education, training and enforcement.

14 Dec 2017

Sopte stuns the House on illegal conversions, Vijai assures probe

Town and country minister Vijai Sardessai was taken a back when Mandrem MLA presented series of land conversion cases, which sounded illegal and violating CRZ guidelines. The minister has now assured the House to investigate all the cases. Also those where demolitions are delayed for years together.





13 Dec 2017

CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates his 62nd birthday

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar is celebrating his 62nd birthday on Wednesday. He has been Chief Minister since 14 of March this year. He was also previously Chief Minister from 2000 to 2005 and from 2012 to 2014.

13 Dec 2017

Joint meeting will be held with TCP minister over western bypass: Sudin

A meeting will be held at the south goa collectorate with TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai and Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro to discuss the construction of the stilt-road portion of western bypass. This view was expressed by PWD Minister Sudin Dhavlikar on Wednesday.

12 Dec 2017

BSNL workers on2 day strike, demand pay revision

All Unions and Associations of BSNL are on a two-day strike from Tuesday in Madgao. They are demanding pay revision and opposing the formation of a subsidiary tower company.





11 Dec 2017

CLP wants half an hour discussion on rivers in session

The congress Legislature party on Monday resolved to put up a calling attention motion during the upcoming Assembly Session and ask for half an hour to discuss the river nationalization issue. This is as part of its strategy chalked out for the session.

11 Dec 2017

No dredging without peoples consent, fishing unaffected: CM on rivers

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reiterated that no dredging would be done except if locals wanted it. Fishing activities would also not be affected as it was a state subject and did not come under the centre or would be affected by any central act.

10 Dec 2017

Must Watch: Real story behind Ugvem tension

It’s been more than 48 hours since Ugvem is tensed, the locals have threatened blockade and demanded ban on sand mining. It all started with sand extractors assaulting a local.





09 Dec 2017

Ban on LED fishing and bull trawling in traditional fishermen’s interest : Radha

Ban on LED Fishing and Bull Trawling has ended the Mafia Raj and need to protect the interests of traditional fishermen, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh has said.

09 Dec 2017

‘Introspect will revoking residential projects’, TCP Minister to Gram Sabhas

Gram Sabhas should introspect while revoking permission to residential projects. Also villagers should give alternatives to the government about what they want in their villages, the Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai told Goa 365 on Saturday.

09 Dec 2017

Govt should compensate us, improve infrastructure: shack owners

Shack owners have demanded that the government compensate them for the damages suffered by them in the aftermath of the cyclone. They said that the compensation amount should at least equal to the fees that they are paying to the government.





08 Dec 2017

Action-packed armed robbery at a bank, 3 flee with gold & cash

For Goa, it was like Bollywood movie. 5 armed men attempted to rob the Indian Overseas Bank at Verla- Canca on Friday evening.

08 Dec 2017

Jeje’s dramatic winner takes Chennaiyin FC to the top

Chennaiyin FC left it very late to record a hat-trick of victories as they upstaged ATK 3-2 and surged to the top of the Hero Indian Super League 2017/18 standings at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai on Thursday.

05 Dec 2017

TCP official to head Murgao PDA: Vijai

Greater Panaji PDA will get a head. And so will the Mopa PDA. But the Murgao PDA will not get a new head. But it will get an officer from the Town and Planning Department to look after the various requirements including licensing and occupancy.





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.

05 Dec 2017

From the deep sea, Goa 365 accesses visuals of rescue ops

Though MET department has continuously been maintaining that cyclone Ockhi would not affect Goa but these visuals will show you the real impact that the Goa coastline faced.

04 Dec 2017

Is Girish frontrunner for Goa Cong chief?

The Congress party is in the final days of its election process.





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.

02 Dec 2017

Silent rally on awareness on HIV AIDS held in Madgao

Awareness of topics such as HIV-AIDS is very important in today’s society. Especially among the kids and adolescent youth.

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

BJP-Cong Dhiryo over stray cattle, arrest of Sarpanch demanded

Politicians don’t require larger issues to fight their petty battles. In Tivim, former BJP MLA Kiran Kandolkar has made the issue of stray cattle to hit out at sitting Congress MLA Nilkanth Halarnkar.

28 Nov 2017

More passes than seats: Controversy mars IFFI closing ceremony

That was all the glamour from inside the IFFI closing ceremony, but outside the venue, it was not-so happy experience for many.

28 Nov 2017

A projectionists stroll through the decades of filmi -dom

The saying old is gold would come very handy in the case of Lawrence Wilson of Sanguem. As IFFI 2017 winds down, it good to recall that the process of film making is smooth now.





27 Nov 2017

Activist attack: attackers dare him to call cops

Adv Aires Rodrigues was attacked in his office on Monday. Some six persons including a women first verbally grilled him and then threw a bottle of black ink on the activist who has been in the news for his attacks on various sections of people including government. He has refused to file a police complaint about the incident.

27 Nov 2017

Waterless 15 days; furious Borde-kar gherao PWD Office

Imagine that no water for 15 days. And even when you lose patience and confront the authorities, you are told that you have to wait for another 5 days.

27 Nov 2017

Digambar bail arguments in mining case this week, Louis Berger next week

Former chief minister Digamber Kamat’s anticipatory bail application in Dr Praful Hede lease renewal condonation case has been fixed for arguments on the 1st of December while the rejoinder has to be filed by the 7th.





27 Nov 2017

Police giving 'talao' to fill the coffers of bankrupt Govt: Cong

The Congress feels that Goa Government has no money, hence the traffic police have been issuing challans to the Goans on streets.

26 Nov 2017

Keri to be defecation-free within a year

Keri panchayat plans to make the village defecation free within a year and ensure 100 per cent water to all within 2 years.

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.





24 Nov 2017

Tobacco is the cause of 90% cancer in India

Tobacco is the major reason for cancer in India. 40 to 50 per cent of all cancers are due to tobacco and one third of cancers in India are head and neck cancers. And 90 % of these cancers are due to tobacco

24 Nov 2017

Para teachers’ strike to continue till CM’s assurance becomes a circular

Agitating para teachers have shifted their protest venue from the Secreariat to the Directorate of Education. Because Section 144 is imposed around the Secretariat after they blocked the road on Thursday.

24 Nov 2017

Tiatrists celebrated St Cecilia feast

The feast of Saint Cecilia was celebrated at Our Lady of Rosary church in Navelim on Thursday . Saint Cecilia is known as the patron of tiatrists. Many tiatrists attended the thanksgiving mass





24 Nov 2017

Unknowns damage Mopa airport boundary poles

Looks like Mopa air port will have to take off from a bumpy runway. Some miscreants have damaged almost 340 boundary poles. These were erected to mark the boundary and fence the area.

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.

21 Nov 2017

Indians to get scholarship to learn filmmaking in Canada

It’s an opportunity for the budding Indian filmmakers, now you may get a chance to visit Canada to learn the art of filmmaking.





20 Nov 2017

Smriti takes a dig at IFFI opening as 6 juries write to her on film-drops

The 48th IFFI began with a background of the controversy over 2 films being dropped by the Information and Broadcasting ministry without the consent of the juries.

20 Nov 2017

Robbery cases on a rise in Saxtti

Colva police arrested Mohammad Gunde, resident of Karnataka for robbing a scooter on Friday. Police also said that more arrests are expected.

20 Nov 2017

Mahila Cong pushes for 33% quota in Lok Sabha, state assemblies

Goa Mahila Congress on Monday demanded that there should be 33% reservations for women to contest in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.





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

Security & traffic arrangements in place for 48th IFFI

Security and traffic are an important aspect of any international festival. And IFFI 2017 is no exception. Especially as there are more than 300 Hollywood and Bollywood stars including union ministers set to grace the 48th edition of the film festival.





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.

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.

13 Nov 2017

Politics reason for low charge sheet ration in Goa corruption cases: oppn, expert

The police do not investigate corruption cases professionally. Also enforcement agencies are used to file cases keep opposition in check.





13 Nov 2017

India momentum to continue: Coach

The Indian Team will take on Myanmar for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifier on Tuesday evening at Fatorda.

11 Nov 2017

ISL 4 promises attacking football; goals galore

The Indian Super league Media Day was held in Mumbai on Friday.

10 Nov 2017

Don’t want Coal, don’t use electricity: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that those who did not want any coal to come into the state should not use electricity as coal was needed to generate electricity.





09 Nov 2017

Cabral upset over role of alliance MLA in ore truck impasse

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Nilesh Cabral has hit out at his coalition colleague and neighbouring MLA Dipak Pavaskar for holding back the mining transport on minor issue of diesel rate.

09 Nov 2017

BJP collecting election fund with coal projects: Cong

Congress Party has demanded an inquiry into all coal-related projects in the state. The party alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is collecting funds for the forthcoming parliamentary election by promoting coal-related projects in Goa.

09 Nov 2017

AITUC submits memo to CM opposing against anti worker & anti people policy

The All India Trade Union Congress members held a protest in the Capital city on Thursday morning. They were protesting the anti worker and anti people policies of the Central and state Governments.





07 Nov 2017

Mapusa police arrest two accused in robbery in Aldona

Mapusa police have arrested two men accused in the robbery incident at Khorjuvem in Aldona on the 22nd of October.

07 Nov 2017

If Goa does not want them, projects will be shifted to Maharashtra: Gadkari

The union minister Nitin Gadkari said that if Goans did not want any development projects in the state including coal transportation or transportation of iron ore then those projects would be shifted to neighboring Maharashtra.

03 Nov 2017

KTC Monthly bus pass scheme to close by Nov end

From December 1 all the commuters travelling by Kadamba will have to pay full fare. This is because the validity of the popular monthly pass for its services will end in November.





03 Nov 2017

MGP also toes Goa Forward line, demand two more PDAs

After Goa Forward, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party also wants its share in the PDAs.

03 Nov 2017

Ganja Seized from Margao, Vasco

Two youths, all of 18 and 19 were arrested at Dabolim by the police for possessing Ganja possession on Friday. Till date the Vasco Police has conducted 11 successful raids against sale of illegal Narcotic drugs.

03 Nov 2017

Goans to have opportunity to listen to Nobel laureates

Goans will have a great opportunity to listen to Nobel Award laureates. Government of Goa has signed Trilateral Memorandum of Understanding with Nobel Media and Department of Biotechnology of India to host the second edition of Nobel Prize Series.





27 Oct 2017

Stall selling copper vessels shut at Margao exhibition

GoaCANasked avendor to close his stall at Consumer Shoppee exhibition in Margao on Thursday.

23 Oct 2017

Why CM, Art & Culture Min silent over GST on Tiatr? : Shivsena

Shivsena has questioned why the state Government is silent on the issue of Central Government imposing Goods & Service Tax on Tiatr and Dramas.

23 Oct 2017

Kali Puja and religious procession held at Cuncolim

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





23 Oct 2017

Brazil knocks out Germany to enter semis

Brazil into the semi’s of the FIFA U17.

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

Popular front launches campaign against moves to stifle organization

Popular front of India, Goa will organize Grand conference on the 29th of October at Lohia Maidan in Madgao. This conference will be highlighting the theme.





20 Oct 2017

Vasco fisherman want access to Grande Island

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

20 Oct 2017

Panchwadi sarpanch joins Goa Forward with his supporters

Goa Forward president Vijai Sardesai says his party is a battle-cry for the betterment of Goans and that is why more and more people are attracted to it. Panchwadi sarpanch along with his supporters joined Goa Forward on Friday.

20 Oct 2017

USA to face England in quarters at Fatorda

Goa will host its last U - 17 world cup match on Saturday.





19 Oct 2017

Surprise checks on gas agencies held

Following a recent expose on the pilferage of gas from cylinders in south Goa, officials of Vasco legal metrology along with the officials of Vasco Civil Supplies and Mamledar conducted surprise check at few Gas agency.

19 Oct 2017

Holiday on Dec 4 for St Xavier's feast

The government is in the process of formulating a policy to rationalize the coconut price as well as its procurement policy from local bhatkars.

16 Oct 2017

Menino Jesus Fama celebrated at Colva

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





16 Oct 2017

FDA destroys unhealthy, unhygienic stock of Diwali Sweets

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

14 Oct 2017

BJP to hold rally to protest killing of its cadres in Kerala

Bharatiya Janata party will hold a rally in Panaji on Monday as part of its nationwide protest against the killing of its cadres in Kerala and West Bengal.

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

Broken signboard poses danger to public near airport

It is invariably the media that has to wake up officials about dangers faced by public on roads.

13 Oct 2017

Parents upset over security of students

Do security guards really provide security? Or is there a need of double security because of some anti social elements who disguise as security? Incidents happening these days have raised such questions.

13 Oct 2017

IMA Bicholim hosts XXIX Gimacon 2017 conference

Indian Medical Association Bicholim unit is hosting XXIX Gimacon 2017 a two day conference for hands-on training and live demonstration for participant doctors at Taleigao Community Hall on 14trh and 15th of October.





10 Oct 2017

Goa Forward, BJP workers clash in Saligao

The government may be running with a coalition spirit. But all is not well among the coalition partners at grass root level.

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.

09 Oct 2017

Goa Cong President won’t be elected; ‘nominated’

It is clear that the Congress does not want to elect its party president in Goa in a democratic manner through elections.





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.

09 Oct 2017

Male thrashes turkey 3-0 while USA beats Ghana 1-0

FIFA U17 day 4 matches witnessed clashes between team USA and Ghana at the Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

09 Oct 2017

Boy dies 200 mtrs away from home in fatal accident

Another road accident kills a 25 year old youth.





09 Oct 2017

Vasco city to go Tobacco-free

The Mormugao Municipal Council on Monday unanimously resolved to make Vasco city Tobacco free.

09 Oct 2017

Cuncolim Water Pipeline bursts in Demani, leads to water wastage

The Cuncolim locals are suffering due to water shortage since the main water pipeline in the town exploded at Demani.

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

Muslim body felicitates 120 meritorious students

Association of All Goa Muslim Jamaats felicitated around 120 meritorious students who excelled in their studies.





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

Goa365 has captured the craziness and love for football from the Fatorda Stadium.

Here are the scenes during the first match of FIFA U17 played in Goa on Saturday.

07 Oct 2017

Germany wins over Costa Rica 2-1 at Goa opening FIFA U17

The Under 17 world cup is finally here and Goa is ecstatic.





06 Oct 2017

Women's’ groups fight over surrogacy case

Two women’s organisations have torn into each other over a case of girl being sexually assaulted while using her as a surrogate mother.

05 Oct 2017

Jharkhandi held for desecrating cemetery after Francis was arrested

The police have arrested one person from Jharkhand in a cross desecration case. But this is for only one desecration.

05 Oct 2017

Green Goans irked over Mah Govt allocating funds for Virdi dam

Maharashtra state cabinet approving the allocation of 146 crore rupees for construction of canals for the Virdi dam project has caused a lot of heartburn in the Goa.





05 Oct 2017

Germany practices at Urtorda, GOA on for FIFA U17

At Utorda, in South Goa, the German team practised under the watchful eye of its head coach Chritian Wuck and assistant coach Dennis Lamby.

05 Oct 2017

Margao vendors want action against Illegal Vendors

Margao Market vendors met Margao Municipal Council chairperson Babita Prabudessai and Chief Officer, Agnelo Fernandes on Thursday to insist that the civic body stop illegal vendors from doing business in the city.

05 Oct 2017

Lucky 7 refloated, to start business in Mandovi after repairs

Thank God for small mercies. Even though it was ultimately that MPT tugs had to pull the Lucky 7 into the Mandovi channel, the unlucky vessel is out at last.





03 Oct 2017

AAP too demands open election to choose students’ council

Aam Admi Party too is in favour of open election to Goa University’s students council. Earlier, NSUI too had demanded open election.

03 Oct 2017

FIFA U17 World Cup starts in 4 days

The countdown to FIFA U 17 has begun.

03 Oct 2017

MMC to develop Children’s park into mini water park

Murgao Municipal Council is contemplating on converting the Municipal Park into a water theme park.





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.

02 Oct 2017

Bus overturns in freak accident at Vasco’s Valles junction

In a freak accident, a bus overturned while taking a turn at Valles Junction at Daboli. Nobody was injured.





02 Oct 2017

Gandhi Jayanti marks Swatcha Bharat Abhiyan all over Goa

Swatcha Bharat Abhiyan was observed all over the state on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

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.

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

7 illegal shops removed by Sancoale Panchayat

Sancoale panchayat has removed the seven illegal shops and handcarts from Zuarinagar in Vasco.

29 Sep 2017

Kill the lizards and we’ll have more crocodiles: Amrut Singh

President of Animal Rescue Squad Amrut Singh has brought to the notice how food chain in nature is affecting the society.

29 Sep 2017

Murgao council gives chicken sellers 1 month to clean up act

Murgao Muncipal Council has given a one month deadline to meat shops ensure that they maintain sanitary conditions, and get sewerage as well as water connections.





28 Sep 2017

Accused, accomplice in Navelim bar murder case arrested

Accused in the Naveli murder case Fayyaz Khatib has been arrested from Ramnagar in Betim.

26 Sep 2017

CM pays tribute to Tristao Braganza Cunha

Tuesday was the death anniversary of Dr Tristao Braganza Cunha, the father of Goan Liberation movement. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar led the people of Goa in paying rich tributes to him.

26 Sep 2017

HC refuses to stay framing of charges against Tejpal

The High Court has refused to stay the framing of charges by the Trial Court against journalist Tarun Tejpal in in the infamous case of raping a journalist in Goa.





25 Sep 2017

Timely Delivery law kept in cold storage: Goa Cong chief

The Timely Delivery Law has become a showpiece, as it has been kept in cold storage, the Congress charged on Monday.

25 Sep 2017

Electricity Dept to complete incomplete work of Madgao MRT Bhavan

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar said that the electricity department will soon start the incomplete works of MRT Bhavan.

25 Sep 2017

Indian Colts held to draw by defending champions Iraq

India was held to a goalless draw by defending Asian Champions Iraq in the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu on Sunday.





23 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 still grounded as deadline approaches

The 27 September deadline for removal of the still unlucky Lucky 7 is fast approaching.

23 Sep 2017

Goa Pro League 2017/18 starts from 1st Oct

Goa Professional League 2017-18 will commence from 1st of October.

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.





22 Sep 2017

Mauvin pitches for employment for Goan youth

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has said that industries in Goa should employ Goan youth.

22 Sep 2017

Vijai proposes Agro Tourism in Goa

Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardessai has said the government will bring in legislation to give a push to community farming and contract farming in Goa.

22 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 moving at snail’s pace

Attempts to remove the Lucky 7 vessel which is grounded for more than two months proceeded at a slow pace on Friday morning.





22 Sep 2017

21 players selected for Indian squad for FIFA U17 World Cup

History beckons for Indian football as 21 players have been selected for the first ever Indian squad to participate in a FIFA World Cup, the Indian U-17 World Cup Squad, which will participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India.

21 Sep 2017

Ponda shocked, XIth Std boy stabs his senior at PES HSS

The Ponda city was shocked on Thursday when a XIth standard boy stabbedhis senior just outside the campus of PES Higher Secondary School at Farmagudi.

19 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 moving…. Neither forward, nor backward!

Lucky 7 casino vessel has started moving. But neither forward nor backward. Its hull is grounded and is pivoting around that point. Now, it’s pointing towards the Panaji Residency.





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.

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.

16 Sep 2017

Goa on Swach Bharat mode on PM’s birthday

Goa will be on Swach Bharat mode on Sunday.





16 Sep 2017

ESI hospital to be commissioned by October end

The 100 bedded ESI hospital will be commissioned by the end of October this year.

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

Gokulam beats Salgaocar to enter AWES Cup final

Gokulam FC struck late once again to defeat Salgaocar FC 1-0 and enter the final of the 1st AWES Cup.





15 Sep 2017

FIFA U17 India Trophy unveiled

Sports Minister Babu Azgaonkar unveiled the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 Trophy on Friday

15 Sep 2017

Siolkar support MLA Palayekar to fight drug trade

Sioili Block of Goa Forward Party has extended their support to their MLA and Water Resources Minister Vinod Palyekar.

15 Sep 2017

Fire in Ponda market cause loss of 20 lakhs

Two shops at Upper Bazar in Ponda were gutted by fire on Thursday night. This fire resulted in the loss of around 20 lakh rupees however the cause of the fire is still a mystery.





15 Sep 2017

Dempo Sports Club reaches AWES finals, defeats FC Pune 1-0

Dempo Sports Cup stormed into the finals of the 1st AWES Cup on Thursday beating fancied FC Pune City 1-0 in the semis played at the Duler Stadium in Mapusa.

14 Sep 2017

Baina hutments set for demolition

A review meeting was held for the demolition of hutments in Baina on Thursday.

14 Sep 2017

Keep pace with technology or be left out: Khaunte

Information Technology Minister Rohan Khaunte has said that technology will not wait for anybody.





12 Sep 2017

Downtrodden Goan pays homage to Amrut Kansar

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

12 Sep 2017

Street gadas in Sankhali to be relocated by SMC

The Sankhali municipality has decided to relocate about 52 street gadas scattered across the municipal area.

11 Sep 2017

Issuing of liquor licenses to 1200 outlets to begin on Tuesday

The government will start the process of issuing liquor permits to around 1200 outlets within municipal limits from Tuesday.





09 Sep 2017

Homeopathy could be tried for Canacona kidney disease: Vijai

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijay Sardesai said that alternative medicine like Homeopathy could be an option to cure the mystery Canacona kidney issues.

08 Sep 2017

Pesticides in the fish? Fisheries to start inspections!

Fisheries Minister Vinod Palayekar has flexed his muscles to provide better quality of fish to Goenkar. And he suspects that the fish in the market is adulterated with pesticides as well as bad quality of water.

08 Sep 2017

Free Dental camp at Naveli

A free Dental Camp was organized for students and locals of Navelim.





07 Sep 2017

Faleiro promises waste treatment plant would certainly be set up in Navelim

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro promised locals that a waste treatment plant in the open space near the Rumdamol Davorlim Panchayat would be set up.

05 Sep 2017

Cumbharjuve-kar upset over TV news misreporting their Sangodd

People of Cumbharjuve are upset over the national TV medai.

05 Sep 2017

After Coal pollution, its wooden chip pollution in Murgao

First coal pollution and now spillage of wooden chips on roads has started haunting citizens of port town.





05 Sep 2017

Ponda MLA inspects swimming pool leakages

Swimming Pools at Sports Complex Ponda running dry for almost last 40 days.

04 Sep 2017

AAP appoints new general secretary

AAP appoints Pradeep Padgaonkar as its new general secretary on Monday. Padgaonkar contested the recently held assembly elections from Saligao constituency.

04 Sep 2017

Truck owners demands Insurance and road tax only in quarterly installments

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





04 Sep 2017

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

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

03 Sep 2017

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

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

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





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.

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.

02 Sep 2017

Tourism Dept to allot shacks after 20 Sep: Babu

The Tourism Department is working for early allotment of shacks this year with the Tourism Minister Babu Azgaokar saying efforts are on to allot them after the 20th of this month.





01 Sep 2017

Auda objects to media revealing minor girl’s identity in Sanguem murder case

Bailancho Ekvott has criticized the media for revealing identity of a minor girl involved in Sanguem murder case.

01 Sep 2017

FIFA U17 Goa city logo unveiled

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar along with Sports Minister Babu Azgaonkar along with other FIFA tournament dignitaries unveiled the FIFA U17 host city logo on Friday.

01 Sep 2017

Salgaocar Hospital ties up with jaslok to provide premium sevises

V M Salgaocar Hospital in in Vasco has tied up with Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai to offer premium healthcare facilities in Goa.





01 Sep 2017

Fcgoa signs solid Spanish striker Adrian Colunga Perez

FCGOA confirmed the signing of a new solid Spanish striker Adrian Colunga Perez on Friday

27 Aug 2017

Pilgrims leave for Vailankanni

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

27 Aug 2017

ISL set to go prime time, kick-off at 8pm

The organizers of the Indian Super League want to kickoff for the upcoming 4th ISL season matches at 8 in the evening.





22 Aug 2017

Babush files police case, dismisses news of not supporting Parrikar

The state was abuzz as news that Babush Monserrate had asked his councillors not to support Manohar Parrikar in Panaji hit social media with a vengeance.

22 Aug 2017

Min Jayesh violates Code of Conduct, visits road repairing

There was a blatant violation of Code of Conduct.

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.





21 Aug 2017

HC intervenes, stays NGT bench tranfer

The High Court has stayed the government’s decision to shift Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal to Delhi.

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

Church body wants court monitored probe into religious desecrations

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





21 Aug 2017

Ramponkars threaten rasta roko if river nationalization MOU signed

Goenchea Raponkaracho Ekvott on Monday threatened to come out on roads if the government went ahead and signed the memorandum of understanding on nationalization of Mandovi, Zuari, Mapusa, Chapora, Sal and Cumbharjua rivers.

21 Aug 2017

GSL gives out 100 dengue testing kits

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

20 Aug 2017

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

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

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

No fascist tendencies in Goa government: Vijai

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

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

Green travel: Govt to get 40 more biogas buses

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





17 Aug 2017

Transportation of coal through Vasco continues to pollute land and air

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

15 Aug 2017

‘Navprabha’ completes 47 years, to launch App soon

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

15 Aug 2017

Human Rights Commission prevents disrobing women during cremation

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





15 Aug 2017

Governor launches 3 Kadamba buses run on clean fuel

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

14 Aug 2017

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

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

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.





11 Aug 2017

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

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

11 Aug 2017

Trawler capsizes in river Zuari; crew rescued

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

11 Aug 2017

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

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

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

09 Aug 2017

Consensus candidate against Parrikar non starter, admits BBSM

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





09 Aug 2017

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

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

08 Aug 2017

Mahila Congress, students demand waiving of GST on sanitary napkins

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

07 Aug 2017

By-poll preparation on track says North Goa collector

The by-polls are around the corner.





07 Aug 2017

Two nominations for Nuven and Curtori ZP by-election

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

06 Aug 2017

Com. Thalmann Pereira no more

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

06 Aug 2017

Two -day workshop on health management in Panaji

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





06 Aug 2017

Saloi celebrates konsachem fest

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

05 Aug 2017

Margao Municipal Council forms committees to take care of garbage and gardens

At a meeting held on Thursday, Margao Municipal Council formed two committees: One for the collection of garbage and the other one for the beautification of gardens within the municipal limits.

05 Aug 2017

Less rainfall delays the filling of Anjunem dam reservoir

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





04 Aug 2017

Multi-agency probe ordered against Kashinath Shetye

His RTI activism had helped the BJP when it was in the opposition. But now the BJP government has come down heavily on Kashinath Shetye, who is also a government employee.

04 Aug 2017

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

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

04 Aug 2017

MGP urges Mapusa municipality to get its act together for Chovoth

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





04 Aug 2017

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

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

04 Aug 2017

Vasco pilots up in arms against 'private' pilots

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

04 Aug 2017

Opp parties 'unite to oppose' double railway track

Opposition parties AAP, NCP and the Congress have opposed the doubling of railway track from Hospet in Karnataka to Vasco.





03 Aug 2017

CM announces ‘non-lapsable’ fund for Education Development

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced an Educational Development Fund of up to 600 crore rupees. It would not lapse with the financial year.

03 Aug 2017

Advantage Congress, AAP not to contest in Panaji & Valpoi

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

03 Aug 2017

ATS begins security drill and check in State

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





01 Aug 2017

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

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

01 Aug 2017

Chief Minister advises journalists to verify reports before publishing them

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

31 Jul 2017

Fishing ban ends

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





31 Jul 2017

Yet another jolt for Congress, Ashok Naik refuses to contest

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

31 Jul 2017

Mapusa fruit yard in pathetic condition

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

31 Jul 2017

Saptah fair to continue till Thursday

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





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.

28 Jul 2017

Parrikar still not given up Akshaypatra for mid-day meals

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

27 Jul 2017

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

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





27 Jul 2017

Charity Run to support free Cancer detection camps for Women

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

27 Jul 2017

Trawler owners cross swords with Ramponkar, support fishing jetty

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

25 Jul 2017

Francis in; still cemetery in Madkai found desecrated

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





25 Jul 2017

Recruitment ban lifted on those who had answered written exams

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

25 Jul 2017

Civil Aviation ministry assures in writing that Dabolim airport would continue

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

25 Jul 2017

AITUC supports farmers’ agitations and their demands

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





25 Jul 2017

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

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

25 Jul 2017

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

Go soft, allow grounds for Dhirio, Silveira urges Govt

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





24 Jul 2017

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

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

24 Jul 2017

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

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

24 Jul 2017

Adpai Rassai ferry damaged, wharf in dark

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





24 Jul 2017

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

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

23 Jul 2017

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

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

23 Jul 2017

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.





22 Jul 2017

Pedne students gherao Principal over graduation certificates

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

22 Jul 2017

Madgao police arrest two robbers within 48 hrs

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

22 Jul 2017

3 policemen caught drinking on duty in PCR Van at Madgao

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





22 Jul 2017

1kg ganja seized by Vasco Police, accused arrested

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

21 Jul 2017

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

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

21 Jul 2017

House owner cuts dangerous coconut tree from his house

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





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

Agro Office of Madgao needs immediate repairs

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

20 Jul 2017

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

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





20 Jul 2017

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.

11 Jul 2017

Withdraw amendment to Tenancy Act, says Kul Mundkar Sangarsh Samiti

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

11 Jul 2017

Cong & BJP Presidents to cross swords for RS seat

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





10 Jul 2017

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

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

10 Jul 2017

Calangute to go garbage-free in 6 months

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has decided to make his constituency garbage free within the next six months.

10 Jul 2017

Vascoites upset over pathetic bus stand

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





10 Jul 2017

Vasco Saptha fair now only for 7 days

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

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.





08 Jul 2017

Govt toppling not my priority: Shantaram

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

07 Jul 2017

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

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

04 Jul 2017

Girish accuses BJP leaders as bunch of liars

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





04 Jul 2017

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.

28 Jun 2017

Penniless tribal reaches IIT, Goans offer financial help

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





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

Fishing nets set on fire, fishermen demand justice

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

26 Jun 2017

Garbage of Madgao building dumped on Cuncolim roads

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





26 Jun 2017

'Portuguese' Goenkar arrested for alleged molestation of councillor

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

26 Jun 2017

Calangute murder accused still at large

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

26 Jun 2017

Cattle on the roads create blockades in Chinchinim

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





24 Jun 2017

Will Luizinho resignation pave way for Parrikar toppling?

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

24 Jun 2017

Old footbridge of Sanvordem finally dismantled

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

24 Jun 2017

Kamat calls for speedy completion of district hospital

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





23 Jun 2017

Pratheek ranks 189th also in NEET exam

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

21 Jun 2017

Young Goan Pankaj Sainekar breaks his own Suryanamaskar record

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

21 Jun 2017

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

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





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.

13 Jun 2017

CM claims workers’ win, Cong claims supporters’ win

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

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.





05 Jun 2017

Afterthought: CM for giving delimitation & reservation powers to SEC

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

05 Jun 2017

Goa should argue about sanctuaries to stop Mhadei diversion: Kerkar

Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan Secretary Rajendra Kerkar feels that Goa should strongly push forward the point of wild life sanctuaries to stop Karnataka’s project of diverting waters of Mhadei river to Malaprabha before the tribunal.

26 Jan 2017

GSM supporters secretly working for BJP: Shripad.

Ayush minister and BJP MP Shripad Naik has claimed that some members of the Goa Suraksha Manch are secretly working for the BJP candidates.





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

MGP-GSM-SS alliance finalizes seat sharing

The alliance of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, Goa Suraksha Manch and Shivsena has finally been announced.

10 Jan 2017

BJP to decide fate of Shet and Tawadkar in Delhi; Madkaikar, Velip cleared

The fate of two sitting MLAs – speaker Anant Shet and minster Ramesh Tawadkar – will be now decided by the Parliamentary Board in Delhi.





09 Jan 2017

I sacrificed CM post to retain MGP's identity: Sudin

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party leader Sudin Dhawalikar has claimed he was offered chief minister’s post by the Congress as well as the BJP, provided he merges the party into their party.

15 Nov 2016

Savera lodges complaint against 'fake' lawyer.

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

15 Nov 2016

Konkani not compusory for Goan government jobs.

Goa government has created two blunders in one advertisement for 14 posts of government jobs.





15 Nov 2016

Alina demands for special status

There are two U turns in the ruling BJP on the issue of Special Status.

14 Nov 2016

Aab Ki Baar, Ramakant Borkar says Ramakant Borkar

Sankhval Sarpanch Ramakant Borkar has once again started promoting himself as the candidate of Kutthali constituency.

14 Nov 2016

The children are ill treated at Apna Ghar: Tara Kerkar

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





14 Nov 2016

Konkani not compulsory for Goan government jobs.

Goa government has created two blunders in one advertisement for 14 posts of government jobs.

11 Nov 2016

All MLAs with us, not sure of Babush & Madkaikar: Digvijay

In-charge of Congress Digvijay Singh has claimed that his MLAs Vishwajeet Rane and Jennifer Monseratte are with the party.

11 Nov 2016

Mining truck owners oppose to duplication of speed controllers

The mining truck owners have alleged that government is looting them by making it compulsory to install GPS as well as speed governors for controlling speed.





11 Nov 2016

Shack owners threaten to go to court if not paid compensation

Shack owners of Goa have threatened to approach the court if government does not give them compensation for delay in allotting shacks.

11 Nov 2016

Goa’s Oscar winning film will get Rs 1 Cr

The new Goa Film Finance Scheme has made a provision to give one crore rupees if a feature film of Goa wins an Oscar Award.

22 Oct 2016

Ganesh Gaonkar faces revolt from all 6 Sanvordem panchayats

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





21 Oct 2016

Babita faces case from Margao shop owner

A shop owner has filed a case with the Vigilance Department against Madgao municipal chairperson Babita Angle Prabhudessai, chief officer Deepali Naik & another person, for passing an order to grant trade licence in his absence.