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20 Apr 2018

Relish Goan fruits at Konkan fruit fest

The annual Konkan Fruit Fest has begun. The festival has importance because it just doesn’t display fruits that are readily available in the market but promotes some varieties that are grown only in Goa and are rarely found.

18 Apr 2018

Deadline for Margao ODP objections extended

South Goa Planning and Development Authority has extended the time till the end of this month for people’s suggestions and objections over the outline development plan of Margao.

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

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.

13 Apr 2018

Another prostitution racket busted at Khareband

Madgao police busted a prostitution racket at Naaz hotel at Khareband in Madgao on Friday.

12 Apr 2018

Notify speed limit before challaning motorists: Activist

A social activist has questioned the Transport Department for challaning motorists over overspeeding when there are no signboards indicating the speed limit.

12 Apr 2018

Green Goa files PIL for increasing Cuncolim police station staff

Green Goa Foundation has filed a public interest litigation in the High Court praying that Cuncolim police station be provided with sufficient staff.

12 Apr 2018

Awareness drive on COTPA Act among Govt workers

A day workshop was held in Margao to make the government employees aware of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003.

10 Apr 2018

30% of Goans die due to heart diseases: Vijai

Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardessai has said that Goans are prone to heart related diseases and at least 30 per cent of deaths in Goa are because of this.

09 Apr 2018

Rich tributes paid to Pramod Pandurang Timblo

Goa’s industrialist and philanthropist Pramod Pandurang Timblo was laid to rest on Monday in Madgao.

07 Apr 2018

Inter-religious dialogue calls for peaceful living

Heads of various religions called for harmonious living and respect for each other’s religions.

06 Apr 2018

Danielle McLaughlin rape, murder: New evidence presented

The rape and murder of 28 year old Danielle McLaughlin had hit the headlines some time back.

05 Apr 2018

Madgaon police directed to upgrade Women & Child protection unit

Demands were put forth to improve the Women and Child protection unit in Madgao.

03 Apr 2018

New hospital in Madgao to reduce 40% load of GMC

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane said that more than 40% of the load of the GMC will come down after the South Goa district hospital becomes operational.

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

Vijai dares Digambar to come clear on stand over RP

TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has hit back at those who are demanding Regional Plan 2021 to be scrapped.

31 Mar 2018

Collector advises airport taximen to go to court over their grievances

The airport taxi operators are running from pillar to post to safeguard their livelihood.

31 Mar 2018

Protesters term RP2021 as ‘scam’

Concerned citizens and civil society organizations of Goa have strongly opposed the implementation of regional plan 2021.

28 Mar 2018

Sopo contract to be extended by 1 month: Margao municipality

Margao municipal council on Wednesday resolved to extend by one month the contract of the existing sopo contractor before starting the process of floating a new tender.

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

Road rollers continue to flout traffic rules

Unregistered road rollers continue to be used on Goan public roads despite there being a memorandum not to use them.

27 Mar 2018

Sombody is instigating Lavoo, charges are baseless: Sudin

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party supremo Sudin Dhavalikar has dismissed the allegations made by his party secretary Lavoo Mamledar as baseless. According to him, somebody has instigated him to damage the party.

26 Mar 2018

Ban plastic bags, we aren’t paying fees: Margao Market traders

If as a trader you want to sell plastic bags to your customers you will have to pay 48,000 rupees to the local municipality before March 31st.

25 Mar 2018

Target of 70,000 toilets until October but here's the reality check

At a time when Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has promised to build 70,000 toilets under open defecation free plan by October 2018, here is the story that may want the government to do a ground reality check.

23 Mar 2018

Now avail benefits from 'Community Farming'

Agriculture Ministry has launched community farming scheme on a pilot basis. Now 10,000sq mts of continuous land, single or collective can avail 90% benefits. This scheme aims at promoting community cultivation.

22 Mar 2018

MGP is becoming stronger with BJP–Cong alliance in Ponda civic poll: Sudin

The very fact that 2 national parties are coming together to fight the MGP in Ponda is a sign that the MGP is becoming stronger.

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.

18 Mar 2018

Are you availing subsidised coconuts?

Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has admitted that horticulture outlets owners do not want to keep subsidized coconuts as they find the procedure complicated.

17 Mar 2018

TCP board meeting postponed; opposition to PDA reiterated

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai has postponed the meeting that was to be held on 19th of March.

17 Mar 2018

Inquiry into Margao’s Ravindra Bhavan sponsoring events

The earlier management of Ravindra Bhavan Margao had exceeded its powers.

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

15 Mar 2018

Is state prepared for rains?

After suddenly unexpected showers in the state, South Goa Collector along with other officials from various departments met to discuss and plan pre-monsoon works and disaster management issues.

15 Mar 2018

Vijai assures Cuncolim locals over highway realignment

TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has assured Cuncolim locals of taking them into confidence over the realignment of the national highway.

15 Mar 2018

Auction is the way forward: Reginald

Congress MLA Reginaldo Lourenco on Thursday said that auction was the only way forward for mining.

14 Mar 2018

Here age is no bar!

8th All Goa Senior Citizen’s meet was organized by Sports Authority of Goa in collaboration with All Goa Senior Citizen’s Federation.

13 Mar 2018

Case filed against Mikky; he rubbishes the allegations

A case has been filed against former tourism minister Mikky Pacheco and three others on Tuesday for threatening and endangering the life of one D’ Silva a Betalbatim local.

13 Mar 2018

Gulal celebrated at Zambaulim

Gulalutsav or the festival of colours was celebrated with pomp and amidst a sea of colour in Tuesday at Zambaulim.

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

There is constitutional crisis in Goa: GPCC chief

GPCC president Shantram Naik has said there is a constitutional crisis in Goa. He said there is no chief minister in the state as he is abroad and he has not handed over his charge to any specific person.

09 Mar 2018

Vijai proposes entrance gate to Fatorda

Looks like Vijai Sardesai has taken a first step towards making Fatorda separate town.

09 Mar 2018

Margao municipality to hike shop rents 10 times

Rents of shops in Margao municipal markets are to go up ten times. The municipality also wants shopkeepers to pay fees for sub-letting their shops. The municipality will seal the shops if the owners do not comply.

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.

07 Mar 2018

Actress lodges complaint against defamation of her name

An actress and singer has filed a complaint with the Fatorda police station over defamation of her name.

06 Mar 2018

Seamen hold talks with NRI director over CDC issue

Goan Seamen Association of India has sought relaxation in the new rule of mandatory SSC qualification for CDC.

03 Mar 2018

Faulty administration have forced them to live with stink

Residents from Prabhudessai Tarang Co-operative housing colony and nearby areas have raised serious concerns over the sewage drain water spilling over.

02 Mar 2018

St Anthony’s relics venerated at Guirim

The holy relics of St. Anthony of Padua were displayed and venerated at Alverno Friary in Monte de Guirim on Friday.

01 Mar 2018

Same candidates for Lok Sabha: BJP

BJP state unit president Vinay tendulker said that the same candidates will fight the upcoming Lok sabha elections slated for 2019. Here’s more to the story.

01 Mar 2018

Goa inch closer to playoff; demolish ATK at Fatorda

FC Goa scored a thumping 5-1 victory against defending champions ATK at Goa’s Fatorda Stadium.

28 Feb 2018

Virat launches FC Goa foundation

FC Goa on Wednesday launched the Forca Goa Foundation.

27 Feb 2018

Goan girl bags 2 martial arts golds in Nepal competition

Goan girl Chelsea Fernandes won two gold medals in martial arts in the minus 54 kg category.

25 Feb 2018

SUNDAY GRAM SABHA: Paroda discuses issues of illegal houses, plots

Illegal houses and selling illegal plots dominated the gram sabha of Paroda village.

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.

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.

14 Feb 2018

Margao municipality seals 6 shops for not having rade licence

Margao Municipality on Wednesday sealed seven shops as the shopkeepers could not produce their trade licenses.

12 Feb 2018

CM must act in Constable suicide case: Mahila Congress

Mahila Congress gives 7-day deadline to CM Manohar Parrikar to suspend PSI Gautam Shetkar in connection with Constable Arsela Parsekar suicide case.

12 Feb 2018

Watch: Margao Carnival Parade

Viva Carnival wave reached Margao on Sunday. Many innovative floats were seen during the Carnival Parade in Margao on Sunday evening. Nearly 87 floats participated in the Carnival 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

11 Feb 2018

Politician deciding 'father of Opinion Poll' born after 1967: Adv Bhembre

Advocate Uday Bhembre has said some elected representatives who bat for Dr. Jack Sequeira’s statue at the assembly complex were not even born when the Opinion Poll was organised. He singled out two of them, one is a minister and the other a deputy speaker.

11 Feb 2018

No more statues required at assembly complex: Adv Bhembre

Advocate Uday Bhembre reiterated his stand stating credit cannot be given to a single person for winning the historic Opinion Poll in 1967.

09 Feb 2018

They promised Scholarships and students are still waiting...

Margao Municipal Council had promised scholarship to those students who secure high marks in social science, but today it can be termed as just an empty promise

06 Feb 2018

Madgao CO runs away from market vendors

Vendors from the Indira Gandhi market stormed the municipality building in a bid to submit a memorandum to the Margao Chief officer Jhonson Fernandes on Tuesday.

04 Feb 2018

Locked toilets at Margao railway station cause hardships to passengers

Toilets at Margao railway station were found locked on Sunday . This caused hardships to passengers. The passengers were forced to relieve themselves in the open.

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

Foundation stone for Ayush hospital in a month’s time: Shripad

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik has said foundation stone for AYUSH hospital will be laid in one month's time at Monte, Margao.

02 Feb 2018

Budget is a disappointment: Cong

The opposition Congress Party has termed the budget presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a disappointment.

02 Feb 2018

Locals block Margao road after drilling breaks water pipeline

Agitated locals blocked the Rawanfond to Aquem power house road on Friday protesting a telecom company’s damaging their water pipeline.

01 Feb 2018

Cheap ‘official’ coconuts for Goenkars

On 26th January, Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardessai had announced that from February 1st, coconuts will be available at Rs 20/- at all horticulture kiosks per family on the LPG cards.

31 Jan 2018

‘Ambiguity over coconut scheme, need clarification’: Congress

As the government readies to roll out the coconut scheme from February 1st at Horticulture Kiosks, Mahila Congress has reiterated that Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai must clarify the criteria to avail the schemes.

30 Jan 2018

Principal assaults student at school, hospitalized

Indian law bans the corporal punishment in schools. It is considered as a violation of child rights but time and again many such incidents have come to light.

29 Jan 2018

Finally multilevel parking for Margao

Will the multilevel car parking in Margao start sooner or will it be delayed for some more time.

28 Jan 2018

Vijai assures constituents of solving problem at Darbar

TCP Minister and Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai assured the people of his constituency of solving their electricity and water woes.

28 Jan 2018

Musical protest against netas over Mhadei

You must have seen many protests with sloganeering and posters, but this one is through music. A group of people staged musical protests against Chief Minister on Mhadei.

28 Jan 2018

CM assures to address Margao’s sewage problem

Comba area has sewerage problem. The sewage chambers are overflowing round the clock.

28 Jan 2018

’70,000 toilets by Oct 2nd to make Goa from open defecation’: CM

Acknowledging that the problem of open defecation exists even in a progressive state like Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has set the target. 70,000 new toilets will be built in an attempt to make Goa free from open defecation

25 Jan 2018

Squatter menace in Margao garden

Illegal migrants staying at the municipal garden is causing a lot of inconvience to the people visiting the garden.

23 Jan 2018

Withdraw from govt, stick to your promise, Cong challenges Goa Forward

Congress has started fishing in troubled waters. Goa Forward has taken a tough position on installing a statue of Dr. Jack Sequeira in the Assembly complex.

18 Jan 2018

Mystery over bus fire incident in Margao

A bus without even a battery catches fire. How? The owner alleges that it is a political conspiracy.

18 Jan 2018

Micky challenges Vijai, ‘build a statue or walk out of alliance’

While the BJP alliance partners Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward Party differ on the issue of whether or not the statue of Dr. Jack Sequiera must be built in the assembly complex, looks like the opposition parties have set the ball rolling to keep the issue of Opinion poll hot.

17 Jan 2018

GF & MGP on loggerheads on Dr Jack Sequeira’s statue

The coalition partners of the BJP-led government are on loggerheads on the issue of installing a statue of Dr Jack Sequeira in the Assembly complex.

17 Jan 2018

GF issues threats to move out of coalition Govt

Goa Forward has suddenly gone into a confrontationist mode.

14 Jan 2018

Silent workers felicitated

Six silent workers were felicitated on 10th Installation ceremony of JCI Salcete Coastal at Ravindra Bhavan Margao recently.

13 Jan 2018

Margao Municipality collects 1 crore 10 lakh rupees as house tax arrears

The Margao Municipality has started a drive to collect house tax from Margaokars. Till date, the civic body has collected 1 crore 10 lakh rupees as house tax arrears.

12 Jan 2018

Fire destroys 4 rented rooms in Telaulim-Navelim

In a fire incident that took place at Talaulim in Navelim on Thursday, four rented rooms were gutted. Fire personnel averted major tragedy as they managed to salvage 5 LPG cylinders. the incident took place at around 5 in the evening.

12 Jan 2018

Two courses for football coaches in February

Goa would hold two courses for the football coaches in the month of February. Both to enhance their leadership skills. One is by the FIFA Grassroots Leaders Course will from 13th to 15th February.

10 Jan 2018

Datta’s novel ‘Savitri’ is taking society backward: Dr Nandkumar

Dr Nandkumar Kamat has raised a controversy over the first novel of Datta Damodar Naik – Savitri – saying it is taking the society backwards and not forward.

09 Jan 2018

CM Parrikar in RSS dress will create insecurity among minorities: Cong

Congress party has strongly protested the chief minister’s presence at the function organized by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Panaji recently. Congress said this will create an insecure feeling among minorities.

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

IIT in Sanguem-Quepem may soon be a reality

An IIT may finally come to Goa in the Sanguem – Quepem belt.

07 Jan 2018

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

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

07 Jan 2018

Maddel residents protest against overflowing sewage

Margao’s Maddel residents staged a protest against the overflowing sewage from the sewerage chambers. They say this has been the case for the past three years. The overflowing sewage stinks.

07 Jan 2018

Beef crisis in Goa, onus on authorities to act

Many meat shops in South Goa were shut in the wake of statewide bandh by the beef traders in the state. While the shopkeepers allege repeated harassment by cow vigilante groups, they have laid out their demands before the government.

05 Jan 2018

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

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

05 Jan 2018

Mickky gets relief from court, names Vijai for hatching conspiracy

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

05 Jan 2018

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.

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.

31 Dec 2017

Season’s merry making continues

Christmas season is a time to make merry. It is also a time to be creative. During this time, cribs are found in every nook and corner. But people go beyond merely making cribs. They have a message to convey.

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.

28 Dec 2017

SGPDA, wholesalers to discuss gate closure issue on 11th Jan

The gate at the wholesale fish market in Margao was being kept closed between 4 and 11 in the morning to stop the retail fish sale.

27 Dec 2017

Margao restaurant fire loss estimated at 15 lakh rupees

A bar and restaurant in Margao was gutted in fire on Tuesday. The total loss is estimated at 15 lakh rupees. It is suspected that a short circuit in the kitchen set off the fire.

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

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

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

21 Dec 2017

Vijai warns of giving up WRD if BJP releases Mhadei water beyond drinking purpose

On Mhadei river issue, Goa Forward Party puts a condition. Vijai Sardesai says if the government decides to exceed anything more than potable water to Karnataka, the party will give up its portfolio of water resources.

19 Dec 2017

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

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

14 Dec 2017

Youth Festival in Ravindra Bhavan, Madgaon from Dec 17th

Three days youth festival to be held at the Ravindra Bhavan, Madgaon. The gomant kala association, a social cultural institute is celebrating its 40th anniversary from the 17th to 19th of December.

13 Dec 2017

Legal Metrology & Police seize stuff worth 6 lakhs in Madgao

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

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

Crib competition at Ravindra Bhavan Madgao

Ravindra Bhavan Madgao will hold its annual crib competition for the students between 5th toi 10th standard from 20th to 23rd December. This competition is held before Christmas to promote and develop the budding the talent of the younger generations.

12 Dec 2017

Police charged of non-cooperation in animal slaughter case, police deny charge

The official of animal welfare board has accused the police of not cooperating with her in an alleged case of animal salughther that occurred in Chinchonem in Salcete. The Cuncolim police has however refuted the charge. They say that the case has already been registered and investigation is on.

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.

12 Dec 2017

Now, Francis Pereira let off in Calconda desecration case

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

11 Dec 2017

Margao civic workers refuse to collect garbage; want written work orders

Margao Municipal Council garbage workers have refused to collect garbage from Margao because they say that they have not got their work orders. They are also demanding health benefits.

10 Dec 2017

Coro creates history in ISL, scores 2nd hat-trick as FCGOA humbles blaster 5-2

FC Goa’s Corominas scores the fastest second hat-trick of the league to guide FCGOA to a win over Kerala Blasters.

08 Dec 2017

Expired stock of chewing gum dumped on roadside in Margao

An expired stock of chewing gum was found dumped at Comba in Margao on Thursday.

05 Dec 2017

Govt recovers Rs 25 crore from bogus beneficiaries of schemes

It could be a major scam with indications showing that public money has been literally going down the proverbial drain.

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.

30 Nov 2017

Goan youth dies in Holland in a tragic accident

In an unfortunate incident a 28 year old youth from Margao was found dead in a canal in far away Holland.

29 Nov 2017

FC Goa plays strong Bengaluru team on Thursday

Goans will witness the Spanish and Barcelona style football live as the gaurs take Bengaluru FC in their first Indian Super League home match on Thursday. The match at Fatorda’s Nehru Stadium will kick off at 8 in the night.

29 Nov 2017

Congress alleges 7 crore scam at Sanjivani sugar factory

Congress has attacked the management of the Sanjivani sugar factory on Wednesday. Congress Curtori MLA Reginaldo Lourenco alleged that there were illegalities at the Sanjivani Sugar Factor in Darbandora to the tune of 7 crore rupees.

28 Nov 2017

S Goa ZP to put up candidate against BJP for Lok Sabha if demands not met

South Goa Zilla Panchayat members resolved to field a candidate against the BJP for Lok Sabha Elections if their demands for increased funds and other pending demands are not met by the government. This resolution was taken at a meeting of members held on Tuesday.

26 Nov 2017

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

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

25 Nov 2017

‘Rashtramat’ hits newspaper stands, surprises Madgaonkars

Madgaonkars were pleasantly shocked on 25th November. In the morning, they saw a copy of Rashramat along with other newspapers. After almost 13 years.

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

Navelim to connect to sewerage line by Dec

The PWD has set a target of 1,000 households in Navelim to be connected to the sewerage system by year end. This will make the village the first in Navelim constituency to be connected to the sewage treatment plant.

24 Nov 2017

‘60 per cent senior citizens in Goa neglected’

Goa’s senior citizens are upset. Some of them get ill-treated in their families. Some are even assaulted. And the authorities do very little. Especially the police.

23 Nov 2017

Legal Metrology seizes goods worth 3 lakh rupees

Margao legal Metrology Department seized goods worth three lakh rupees. Some boxes containing the goods had no MRP rates on them.

22 Nov 2017

Saxttikar truckers want mining & coal transport to start

Truck owners of Salcete are desperate because coal as well as ore transport is not starting. They want both – the coal transport and mining transport to start and their trucks hired to transport it.

21 Nov 2017

Sarpanch has failed to act on their complaints: Raia Manora locals

Raia Manora locals have raised serious concerns over the illegal shanties and migrants leaving illegally in Manora ward.

20 Nov 2017

Remembrance day of Road Traffic Victim

World remembrance day for Road traffic victims was observed in the state on Sunday evening. A special candle light march was held in Madgao.

19 Nov 2017

Curtorim gram sabha passes resolution against coal transportation

Curtorim panchayat gram sabha passed a resolution against transporting coal through Goa.

18 Nov 2017

Taxi owners want Vijay to stop police harassment, give preference for locals

TCP Minister Vijai Sardessaipromised taxi drivers that he would ensure that police do not harass them in South Goa.

17 Nov 2017

Tribals have no toilets, no treated water: AAP

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

17 Nov 2017

Aquem shopping mall asked to vacate encroachment for parking

TCP minister Vijai Sardesai has asked a shopping mall in Aquem to vacate the encroached area and make it available for parking.

17 Nov 2017

Cyclists demand separate cycling laneson highways

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

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.

12 Nov 2017

Eye camp held at Colva

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

09 Nov 2017

Inquiry under way into raid on wheat carrying vehicle

Civil Supplies Minister Govind Gawade said investigation into the raid conducted at Ponda on the vehicles carrying wheat is on and that the department is simultaneously collecting more information in this regard.

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.

06 Nov 2017

Aires has taken supari from drug lobby: Vijai Sardesai

Goa Forward Chief Vijai Sardessai has hit out at social activist Aires Rodrigues, linking him to drugs lobby.

31 Oct 2017

AITUC holds dharna in Margao in support of their 12 demands

All India Trade Union Congress organized a dharna in Margao on Tuesday in support of their 12 demands to the government.

30 Oct 2017

Finally IIT in Goa? Collector holds 1st meeting over Sanguem location

The proposed IIT, Goa could finally find a place to roost in the state. The government has identified more than 9 lakh sq mts in Sanguem taluka, Kotralim in particular.

29 Oct 2017

Popular Front of India condemns revocation of licence for meeting

Popular Front of India Goa has condemned the sudden revocation of the permission granted to the organization to hold a public meeting at Lohia Maidan on Sunday.

29 Oct 2017

Davorli-Dicarpale sabha opposes education hub in village

Davorlim -Dicarpale villagers have strongly opposed the creation of a school hub in the village.

29 Oct 2017

Fire personnel rescue two cows

Margao fire personnel rescued two cows on Saturday.

28 Oct 2017

Shiv Sena wants Mauvin to withdraw his statement on corruption or apologize

Shiv Sena has condemned the statement of Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho blaming the panchayat secretaries for corruption.

28 Oct 2017

Introduce Common Cadre for all Municipal employees: Elvis

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

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.

26 Oct 2017

Fate of FIR against author, publisher of Sudir Sukt lies with the court

Bailancho Ekvott has said that the fate of the FIR lodged against the author of the book Sudhir Sukht and its publisher will be decided by the court.

24 Oct 2017

Dhirios legal, says former tourism minister

Former minister Mickky Pacheco has posed an open challenge before the Parrikar government by attending Dhirio in Betalbatim. According to him, the Assembly has already passed a bill to legalise Dhirio and policy simply cannot stop it.

22 Oct 2017

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

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

22 Oct 2017

Free medical camps were organized in the state on Sunday

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

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.

21 Oct 2017

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

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

21 Oct 2017

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

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

17 Oct 2017

Complaint filed against Sudirsukt writer & publishers

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

15 Oct 2017

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

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

15 Oct 2017

Cansaulim villagers oppose hotel project

The Cansaulim-Arossim people have asked the government to revoke the construction licence and the technical clearance granted toa hotel project in Arossim.

15 Oct 2017

Digambar launches development

Monsoon is nearly over and now it is time for development. Margao MLA Digambar Kamat has started developmental work at Aquemin his constituency.

13 Oct 2017

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

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

12 Oct 2017

Illegal house in Navelim demolished

As per the court order, four one-room tenements have been demolished by the property owner at Navelim in the presence of police and court bailiff.

08 Oct 2017

Vijai launches sewerage connections in Fatorda

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

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.

06 Oct 2017

FCGOA all set to travel Spain for Pre-season

FCGOA is all set to travel to Spain on Friday

06 Oct 2017

Don’t divide Konkani into castes, warns Pundalik Naik

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

03 Oct 2017

Now Vijai caught up in Lamani controversy; but clarifies, with regret

Goa’s Lamani community has become a matter of controversy once again. And this time Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai is involved in it.

02 Oct 2017

Coach Sergio puts Gaurs through their paces at Margao

FC GOA gaurs began their first practice under head coach Sergio Lobera on Monday.

30 Sep 2017

Fatorda Police station inaugurated, Aires files first complaint against Vijai

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

28 Sep 2017

FDA closes down 9 vendors in Raia

Food and Drugs Administration raided 9 food vendors operating food stalls in Raia on Thursday morning without food safety licenses.

26 Sep 2017

A mechanic shoots a mason dead in Navelim bar

A mason was shot dead in a bar at Shantinagar in Navelim on Tuesday. Two men were sitting in a bar nursing their drinks. Suddenly, a man pulled out his gun and shot a man dead sitting opposite him.

26 Sep 2017

Madgaokars told to apply for sewerage connections

Work on the underground sewage construction in and around Margao has started. Margao MLA Digambar Kamat inaugurated the construction on Tuesday.

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

Forum objects to letter to communidade bodies

The South Goa Communidade Forum has objected to the letter sent to Escrivaos of the South Goa communidade by the Administrator asking for details of the vacant communidade land.

24 Sep 2017

RBI asks revival plan for Madgaum Urban Cooperative Bank

Shareholders of the Madgaum Urban cooperative bank limited have demanded a CBI inquiry into 50 lakh rupee IDBI bank bond scam.

24 Sep 2017

Fatorda police station set to be inaugurated on Dussehra day

A police station in Fatorda constituency will soon become a reality.

23 Sep 2017

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

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

22 Sep 2017

Road level to be maintained by peeling, scratching, promises TCP minister

Town and country planning Minister Vijai Sardessai said that the peeling and scratching of city roads in Madgao and nearby areas will be started soon.

21 Sep 2017

SIT raids illegal ore trader Imran Khan’s office, residence

The Special Investigation Team of Goa police on Thursday raided residence and office of iron ore trader Imran Khan.

21 Sep 2017

Soon a law to protect open spaces in state: Vijai

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

21 Sep 2017

Employ locals or leave the state, Vijai warns Pvt industry

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

19 Sep 2017

Madgaonkars to felicitate Dr. Venkatesh Hegde on Thursday

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

19 Sep 2017

Alcoholic Anonymos group to complete 42 years

Alcoholic Anonymous, a group for rehabilitation and recovery of Alcoholics will be completing 42 years of its existence in Goa on 24th of September.

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

Salcete Muslims protest killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

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

17 Sep 2017

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

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

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

FIFA U17 India Trophy unveiled

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

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.

13 Sep 2017

Pvt Bus operators block Madgao bus stand as RTO challans them for violations

Private bus operators had a flash blockade of the Madgao KTC bus stand on Wednesday morning, alleging that RTO officers are harassing them by issuing challans.

12 Sep 2017

Carmona villagers accuse hotel guests, staffs of disturbing the peace

Carmona Villagers backed by the panchayat body on Monday gave an ultimatum to the management of Verda resort to face revocation of its trade license if they do not keep a control over their guests and hotel staff.

12 Sep 2017

Reginald urges health minister to start organ transport facility at GMC hospital

Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco has urged the Health Minister to start full-fledged organ transplant facility at Goa Medical College and Hospital. He said the Government should not support a private hospital with special permission in this regard.

11 Sep 2017

Ayush doctors to be posted at all PHCs: Shripad

Ayush Budget is going to be doubled, and PHCs will get doctors trained in Homeopathy Union Ayush Minister Shripad Naik said on Sunday.

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

Solar street lights commissioned in Benauli

The newly installed solar street lights were inaugurated in Benauli village at the hands of South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar on Thursday.

07 Sep 2017

Rallies held in Madgao & Pedne protesting murder of Gauri Lankesh

Margao people protest against killing of Gauri Lankesh, demand justice for her

05 Sep 2017

Make Konkani, 15-year domicile mandatory for IIT jobs: Reginald

Curtorim MLA Alexio Reginaldo Lourenco gives the government an 8-day ultimatum to withdraw the advertisement for vacancies in the Indian Institute of Technology.

03 Sep 2017

Kerala defeat Bangalore – Shillong combine in visually impaired match

Kerala defeated a combination of Bangalore and Shillong 2- 0 in a first such match played between visually impaired persons at Futsal indoor Arena at Chowgule College Margao.

02 Sep 2017

2-day homeopathy seminar will be held at Ravindra Bhavan

A two-day homeopathic medical seminar will be organized at Ravindra bhavan on 9th and 10th 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

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

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

20 Aug 2017

As expected, less turnout for by-polls for 4 ZP seats

The by-polls for 4 Zilla Panchayat constituencies in Goa were held on Sunday. The elections saw very less response by the constituents in all four constituencies.

18 Aug 2017

Madgao municipality to dispose condemned vehicles

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

18 Aug 2017

Judicial inquiry only way to curb drugs: Mikky

Former Tourism minister Francis Xavier Pacheco demanded a judicial inquiry into the drug trade on Friday.

15 Aug 2017

Awareness drive on Malaria and vector borne diseases in Madgao

Malaria cases and vector borne diseases are on rising in Margao. Authorities in a bid to curb this menace conducted an awareness program at the Margao Urban Health Centre.

14 Aug 2017

World’s first Left hander’s museum opens in Goa

First ever Left hander’s museum is in Goa now.

13 Aug 2017

Power dept in loss, reviewing all the beneficiaries: Madkaikar

Believe it or not, the power department is running in losses at an extent of 163 crore rupees. Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar himself has admitted this.

12 Aug 2017

Reginaldo alleges CM destroying banks in state

Kudtari MLA Alex Reginaldo Lourenco has alleged that Chief Minister Parrikar is interfering in the affair of the Goa state cooperative bank even though it is financially weak.

12 Aug 2017

BPS Table tennis finals held in Madgao.

BPS Major ranking table tennis tournament finals were held at BPS Club, Margao.

12 Aug 2017

South Goa Social Welfare office to be upgraded soon

The South Goa People need not come all the way to Panaji now for availing various schemes of the social welfare department.

11 Aug 2017

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

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

10 Aug 2017

Women march in Madgao against porno websites

NGO Goa Women Forum has filed a police complaint to stop websites promoting porn and adult content in the state.

08 Aug 2017

Margao Ravindra Bhavan Chairman cries over huge pending bills

Chairman of Margao’s Ravindra Bhavan Prashant Naik has said he is paying the pending bills left by the previous committee.

07 Aug 2017

Two nominations for Nuven and Curtori ZP by-election

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

05 Aug 2017

Raia takes the lead in rice harvesting

Paddy harvest feast was celebrated at Our Lady of The Snows Church in Raia on Saturday.

05 Aug 2017

MMC plans to set up New Multi Level Car Parking facility in Madgao

The parking problems in the town of Madgao will have a solution soon.

05 Aug 2017

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

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

02 Aug 2017

FIFA U-17 football tourney all set to begin in Oct

FIFA Under-17 Football Tournament Director of Local organizing committee Javier Ceppi has confirmed that all developmental work for the upcoming tournament has almost been completed.

01 Aug 2017

Illegalities taking place at Colvale scrapyards

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

31 Jul 2017

Youth enjoy Mini marathon held in Madgao

The third all Goa Intercollegiate and open mini marathon was held in Madgao on Monday.

30 Jul 2017

Work on two Ayush hospitals in Goa to start soon

Work on the two 50-bedded AYUSH hospitals will start in Goa within a couple of months as the Union AYUSH ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding with Goa government Ayush minister Shripad Naik said on Sunday.

30 Jul 2017

Misappropriation of funds rocks Raia gram sabha

Chaos was witnessed at Raia gram sabha on Sunday over the audit report queries.

30 Jul 2017

BJP organsies Khello Bharat

Khello Bharat a programs organized by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing to commemorate the 100 years of Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyay was held in Margao on Saturday.

29 Jul 2017

Fr. Agnel HHS wins the U17 Subroto Cup Taluka level

Fr. Angel Higher Secondary school wins the Under 17 taluka level title of Subroto Cup 2017.

27 Jul 2017

New ALS ambulance service in Fatorda

New advanced life-saving ambulance service will be launched in Madgao and other nearby areas from Thursday.

27 Jul 2017

Musical workshop conducted in Madgao

The Antara Club organized a music workshop at Madgao on Wednesday. The workshop was conducted by musician Mahesh Kale.

24 Jul 2017

3 burglaries in one night; 1 right behind Madgao police station

Three burglaries in one night, yes. 3! And out of these 3 one right in front of the nose of Margao Police. And the Margao Police are still clueless about the acts.

23 Jul 2017

Cavelossim gram sabha demands Vigilance inquiry in the Balaji project

The Cavelossim gram sabha demanded vigilance inquiry in the license issued by previous body to Balaji Concept. They cited large-scale violations of CRZ rules in no development zone

22 Jul 2017

3 policemen caught drinking on duty in PCR Van at Madgao

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

22 Jul 2017

Traffic violators fined in Madgao, RTO on toes issuing challans

Traffic violators have been issued challans.

21 Jul 2017

UK educational institutions beckon students from Goa

International education recruitment agencies have come down to Goa to invite students for further studies.

20 Jul 2017

Agro Office of Madgao needs immediate repairs

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

18 Jul 2017

Mangalorean Konkani film 'Sophiya' released in Goa

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

17 Jul 2017

While explaining TDR policy, Vijai ‘promotes’ dowry!

Goa Forward leader and minister Vijai Sardesai was caught off guard while promoting dowry. Not directly, but indirectly.

17 Jul 2017

Peace and Harmony Concert held in Madgao

The organizing committee of event in Magdao stated that this will be a non political event and is mainly aimed at celebrating UNITY HARMONY PEACE that has existed in Goa over the ages.

16 Jul 2017

Tourism Min Babu warns of legal action against grounded vessel, Cong demands inquiry

The grounded vessel of the Casino MV Lucky Seven is likely inviting a potential danger. It can totally destroy the Miramar beach, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the capital city.

16 Jul 2017

Gulab Awards to be presented on 20th of July

Fr Freddy da Costa memorial Gulab Awards will be presented on the 20th of July. The function will be held at Ravinda Bhavan in Margao.

15 Jul 2017

Is there a mastermind behind Francis desecrating the shrines?

Francis Pereira is arrested by police for the incidents of desecration of religious shrines. He has also admitted the crime. But everybody feels this is not enough.

14 Jul 2017

Govt acquired land sold ‘illegally’, complaint filed against Davorlim Communidade

The South Goa Collector has filed a police complaint against attorney of Davorlim Communidade.

13 Jul 2017

2 more crosses in Loutolim desecrated; 1 renovated by Hindus

The desecrations continue unabated. Early on Thursday morning two more crosses were broken in Loutolim.

12 Jul 2017

Mauvin moots common cadre for panchayats, few oppose

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has once again mooted the idea of forming common cadre of panchayat workers.

12 Jul 2017

MP Narendra Sawaikar says people should not be afraid of GST in Goa

South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar has said that Goans should not panic over the implementation of Goods and Services Tax in the state.

11 Jul 2017

Withdraw amendment to Tenancy Act, says Kul Mundkar Sangarsh Samiti

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

11 Jul 2017

Imposing one language under pretext of homogenization wrong: Mauzo

Renowned author Damodar Mauzo says the recent trend of imposing single language nationwide under the pretext of homogenization is wrong.

11 Jul 2017

Brazilian and English FIFA delegations visit Goa

Members from Brazil and England visited all four training grounds and the Nehru stadium in Fatorda to apprise themselves of the condition and facilities available for the FIFA U-17 World Club.

10 Jul 2017

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

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

09 Jul 2017

Congress interested in ‘political instability’ in the state, Goa Forward isn’t!: Vijai

Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai has made it clear that his party Goa Forward will not join hands with Congress to topple the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition Government.

09 Jul 2017

Let’s celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘historic’ Opinion Poll at ‘historic’ Airport: Buyao

Looks like the Airport meeting controversy is not going to take a halt. Latest to join in with a permission letter to hold a public meeting is renowned Goan music composer Siddhanath Buyao.

08 Jul 2017

Khalap's Mandrem college gets Govt notice despite HC order

Senior Congress leader and chairman of the society running Mandrem College Ramakant Khalap has expressed shock over the show cause notice issued to the college by the Higher Education Directorate.

08 Jul 2017

Nehru Stadium ready to host Under-17 World Cup matches

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda is fully prepared to host matches of Under-17 football World Cup 17 in October. Minor final touches are being given currently.

07 Jul 2017

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

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

07 Jul 2017

Anti Torture Day observed in Madgao.

Everyone should help one another and avoid violation against human rights. Everyone should act and be matured in their actions.

07 Jul 2017

South Collector begins monthly meetings on law & order

South Goa Collector Swapnil Naik has said that new monthly meetings will be held with the Collectorates and other official bodies to discuss the law and order and other issues pertaining to the common man.

06 Jul 2017

Police seek peoples' help on desecrations

SP South Chandan Chowdhary has appealed to people to cooperate with the police to help nab the culprits involved in the desecration of crosses and temples. She has asked them not to panic.

06 Jul 2017

Benaulim locals catch LPG thieves

Locals of Benaulim caught three persons involved in stealing gas from cylinders. They used to pilfer gas from the gas cylinders with the help of a device and re-seal the cylinders.

04 Jul 2017

Desecration of shrines across religions continues in Salcete

The incidents of desecration of religious shrines are continuing in Salcete. It is now across the religions. This time it is one Hindu shrine and two more Christian shrines in Madgao and Curtorim.

04 Jul 2017

Ravindra Bhavan Margao will soon have a performing arts academy

The Ravindra Bhawan in Margao will now have academy of performing arts like the Kala Academy.

03 Jul 2017

Rachol paddy fields cultivation, a community exercise.

The growing of the Rachol Seminary field at this particular time is a yearly affair and marks the opening of the seminaries scholastic day.

01 Jul 2017

Madgao municipality goes tough against footpath encroachers

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

29 Jun 2017

WRD Min issues memos after surprise visits

WRD Minister Vinod Palyekarissued memos to almost 6 employees of two Madgao offices, including the executive engineer.

29 Jun 2017

Citizen service centres in both the districts by mid-August

The government has decided to start citizen service centres in both North and South Goa collectorates by mid-August. It would cater to the people who are not comfortable with online services.

28 Jun 2017

Salcete didn’t vote for BJP, but my Govt won’t neglect it: Parrikar

Salcete did not vote for the BJP, but still it would not be neglected in developmental work. This is what chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

28 Jun 2017

NH17 widening : Land losers not happy with Govt compensation

Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha has assured that no houses will be demolished in her constituency for widening of National Highway 17.

24 Jun 2017

Wearing 'kopelam', jumping in the wells, Viva Sao Joao!

The feast of St John the Baptist was celebrated with great fervour all over the state.

22 Jun 2017

Burglars target unoccupied premises in Margao

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

21 Jun 2017

3rd International Yoga Day celebrated

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar advised people to practice yoga throughout the year for better mental and physical health. The third International Yoga Day was celebrated throughout the state on Wednesday.

19 Jun 2017

3 Flats Robbed In Aquem Margao

3 flats at J. G Apartments in Aquem Margao were robbed on Sunday night.

19 Jun 2017

SGPDA to prepare fresh ODPs for Madgao and Ponda

Madgao and Ponda cities will now have new Outline Development Plans.

17 Jun 2017

Goa Govt to make its policy on beef clear to Centre

TCP Minister Vijai Sardessai has said the Goa government will write to the union government about its stand vis-à-vis the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

15 Jun 2017

Sharmad threatens agitation over sewage leakage

Top Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Margao candidate SharmadRaiturkar has threatened the state Sewerage Department with an agitation if they do not rectify the sewage leakage in Comba within the next three days.

14 Jun 2017

Varca & Navelim panchas disown Churchill & Luizinho

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

13 Jun 2017

New city gardens to have heritage conservation committee approval

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai has said that henceforth new city gardens will have to be approved by the Heritage Conservation Committee.

13 Jun 2017

GSIDC, Margao Municipality officials fail to join site inspection

The officials of the Goa state pollution control board on Monday inspected the low-lying areas at Maddel, Margao where the untreated waste from Sonsoddo has been dumped.

12 Jun 2017

Minister Vijay to monitor Madgao police on CCTV

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

12 Jun 2017

When KTC security guard acts 'inhuman' with helpless humans...

A cruel incident happened on Monday in the Mapusa Town. Security Guard at the the KTC Bus stand was hitting an epilepsy patient mercilessly instead of helping him.

09 Jun 2017

When power connection gets transferred with a fake affidavit…

What if you suddenly come to know that your Electricity connection has been transferred to somebody else’s name?

07 Jun 2017

GSM dares CM to ban VHP, objects to Muthalik ban

Goa Suraksha Manch has come down heavily on the BJP led government for one of its ministers demanding a ban on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, the government banning Pramod Muthalik entering Goa and withdrawing its petition in the Velim church attack case.

06 Jun 2017

Vijai urges CM to shift Sanguem beer factory, save coconut trees

Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has asked Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to review all the projects approved by the Investment Promotion Board including Vani Agro

06 Jun 2017

Disrupted beef supply from Karnataka to Goa normalised

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

05 Jun 2017

GF opposes any restriction on beef, Cong questions BJP’s silence

Goa Forward as well as the Congress have strongly opposed the thought of banning beef in Goa.

03 Jun 2017

GOA 365 IMPACT: Madgao Navelim Road Gets Speed Breakers

The demand for Speed Breakers and Zebra Crossing at Madgao Navelim road has been finally met by the Public Works Department.

02 Jun 2017

Skating Champions From Madgao demand better infrastructure

Universal Roller Skaters of Madgao have won several medals for the state. They had represented Goa at State and National level .

02 Jun 2017

Vijay Sardesai visits SGPDA Market

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai conducted a surprise inspection at the SGPDA vegetable market on Thursday.

27 May 2017

Vijai wants RP 2021 to stop illegalities

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

02 May 2017

GF retracts its pro-coal transport stand

Goa Forward has retracted its statement on coal pollution.

28 Apr 2017

Not us, says National Highway Authority

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

26 Apr 2017

Madgao fish market polluting River Sal

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

26 Apr 2017

LED fixtures on street lights by May end: Madkaikar

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

03 Mar 2017

3 flats robbed in Benaulim

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

22 Feb 2017

Sewage spoiling Raia vegetables sold in Margao market

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

18 Feb 2017

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

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

18 Feb 2017

Dabolim will continue because Goa air traffic is rising higher

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

16 Feb 2017

Parrikar helped Caitu to declare him Indian citizen: Churchill

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

09 Feb 2017

Govt begins delimitation for 21st May panchayat elections

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

08 Feb 2017

Some candidates express concern over security of EVMs till 11 March

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

06 Feb 2017

Madgao set for a repoll on Tue

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

02 Feb 2017

Campaign ends, restrictions begin till 5th Feb for Polling

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

24 Jan 2017

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

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

21 Jan 2017

Congress is a Circus, Parrikar its ring master: Vijai

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

13 Jan 2017

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

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

11 Jan 2017

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

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

07 Jan 2017

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

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

06 Jan 2017

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

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

21 Nov 2016

Court & Guv can intervene in Vanarmare issue: Ganesh Devy

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

21 Nov 2016

Dakshinayan demands Special court for Dabholkar-Pansare-Kalburgi assassins

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

17 Nov 2016

Dakshinayan Parishad to commence from Friday

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

16 Nov 2016


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

22 Oct 2016

Ganesh Gaonkar faces revolt from all 6 Sanvordem panchayats

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