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18 May 2018

Naval aviation seminar held

one-day naval aviation seminar was conducted by the Naval Aircraft Yard (Goa) on Friday at Rajhans theatre in Dabolim.

18 May 2018

Inspection of mud dumped by MRF held

Ponda Deputy Collector Navnath Naik along with Ponda Mamlatdar Joao Fernandes, and Ponda PI Harish Marcaikar inspected the two sites where the mud was dumped by MRF company.

18 May 2018

Parking ghotala in Mapusa: AAP up in arms

Parking in cities and other places in Goa is a nightmare.





11 May 2018

2-3 Cong MLAs to meet Amit Shah? Cong says no more for sale

Ahead of BJP President Amit Shah’s visit to Goa, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has dropped a bombshell. He says that at least 2 to 3 Congress MLAs will meet the BJP president Amit Shah.

11 May 2018

Goa BJP says tribunal order on Mhadei binding on ‘all’, Cong still mum

Eyeing on Karnataka election, BJP’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured out of court settlement on Mhadei issue and Mhadei water to people of Karnataka.

11 May 2018

Amit Shah to address BJP workers in Goa on Sunday

National president of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah is coming to Goa on Sunday and will address the party’s booth-level workers to energize them for the Lok Sabha elections next year.





11 May 2018

Benaulim: Labourer murdered, suspect held

A labourer from Odisha was murdered at Benaulim in Karle residency. Police have arrested the suspect and body has been sent for the postmortem.

09 May 2018

‘No state highway in Chandor,’ Sudin assures locals

Chandor village roads will not be part of the state highway passing through the area.

09 May 2018

Cong once again urges Guv to appoint new CM & convene Assembly

Congress has now officially urged Goa governor to immediately appoint a new chief minister and convene the Assembly session to discuss the budget.





09 May 2018

Curchorem: Man murdered, chopped by wife & 3 accomplices

The personal rivalry has resulted in a gruesome murder, that has sent shockwaves. 31- year- old Kalpana Barki & 3 others are been remanded to a 7-day police custody.

09 May 2018

Hunger strike against PDAs begins, activists set 7 days deadline

It looks as if Wednesday is a day of hunger strikes. One major was in the capital, while another one in Vasco. In the capital, NGO Goemkars against PDA has begun their chain hunger strike at the Azad Maidan, Panaji.

08 May 2018

Marathi actors say ‘Juze’ is exemplary, a must watch

Goans throng to watch Marathi films and say that Marathi films are far better than Konkani films. But here are two top actors of Marathi films, who extended their stay in Goa only to watch Juze, the Konkani film.





08 May 2018

Speaker to issue fresh guidelines for media, accepts Editors’ suggestions

Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant has agreed to go for fresh guidelines for media persons to cover Assembly session after receiving suggestions from the media organisations.

08 May 2018

Scrap PDA stir: NGO to start hunger strike from Wed

NGO Goemkars against PDA members will go on hunger strike from Wednesday morning in protest of their demands not being met.

07 May 2018

BJP loses Ponda & Sankhli civic polls, still desperate to form councils

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has received a severe blow in the municipal polls of Ponda and Sankhli. In spite of that, the party is trying hard to form its own councils in both the municipalities. It may not succeed in Sankhli.





07 May 2018

Project plan of Madgaon KTC in next 3 months: Vijai

Member of Cabinet Advisory Committee Vijai Sardesai has assured that the project work of KTC bus stand in Madgaon will be completed in next 3 months

05 May 2018

Congress committed a sin by taking Mhadei issue to tribunal: PM Modi

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence on Mhadei river dispute between Goa & Karnataka.

04 May 2018

Under which rule governor should dismiss govt: Vinay

State BJP president Vinay Tendulkar has asked GPCC president Girish Chodankar under which rule he wants the governor to dismiss the coalition government.





02 May 2018

Girish supports auction of mines & scrapping RP21 prepared by Cong

Newly appointed Congress President of Goa Girish Chodankar has clearly stated that his party will strongly support the Supreme Court order on mining as per the MMDR Act and not continuing the existing lease holders.

02 May 2018

9th State Film Festival 2018 in capital from Thurs

The 9th Goa State Film festival 2018 will begin on Thursday in the Capital City

30 Apr 2018

Madgaon: Man held with drugs worth Rs 6 lac.

Madgaon police arrested a man named Faizan Sayeed with more than 2 kg illegal drugs all worth 6 lakh rupees.The arrest was made on Monday evening at Moti Dongor in Madgaon.





30 Apr 2018

Goencho Avaz charge: BJP on defensive; Vijai appoints probe committee

Pushed on the back foot by NGO Goencho Avaz public accusations and naming of 14 politicians from both government and opposition. The government has now decided to set up a committee to probe the charges.

30 Apr 2018

Delhi HC orders probe against 2nd mining lease renewals

The Delhi High has directed the CBI to probe loss of 20,000 crore rupees due to 2nd mining lease renewals and submit a report within 3 months.

30 Apr 2018

Fun Fiesta 2018 in Cuncolim

Fun Fiesta 2018 four day summer camp was inaugurated was organized at Cuncolim on Monday.





30 Apr 2018

May 1st rally: AITUC to protest against retrenchments by Mining Cos.

This time for the May 1st rally, the All India Trade Union Congress has thrown its weight behind sacked mining workers and unemployed Goans.

29 Apr 2018

HSSC Results: Girls outperform boys

This year girls outperformed boy for the HSSC examination of Goa Board.

29 Apr 2018

Navelim sabha opposes PDA, RP21, police station

The gram sabha of Naveli panchayat opposed PDA and the operationalisation of RP 2021.





29 Apr 2018

Quellosim decides not to give NOC for Mini india project

Quellosim gram sabha held on Sunday passed resolution not to give NOC to Mini India project and has also demanded that industries based at Verna industrial estate to provide employment to the youth of Quellosim.

26 Apr 2018

India clubbed with Iran, Vietnam and Indonesia in AFC U16

The official draw for the AFC U-16 Championship Finals scheduled to be held in Malaysia in September 2018 Championship was held at the AFC headquarters on Thursday.

24 Apr 2018

Minister, traders meet: Online licenses, fee rollback on the anvil

The Urban development Minister Francisco D’ Souza directed the Corporation of the City of Panaji to work out mechanism to place the Trade licenses renewals online and try and reduce their taxes.





24 Apr 2018

Goa Sevens Premier League from April 28 to May 17

The Goa Sevens Premier League announced the Sevens Women’s Festival from April 28 to May 17 to be held at the Ambelim Sports Complex.

23 Apr 2018

GMC medicine tender faces legal challenge

AITUC has filed a writ petition before the Bombay High Court, demanding that the Goa medical college tender for medicines and surgical to a private company be set aside if already tendered.

23 Apr 2018

Sangeet Mahotsav, a tribute to Kishoritai

Kala Academy is organising the first edition of Gaansaraswati Kishoritai Amonkar Sangeet Mahotsav in the last week of April.





23 Apr 2018

Governance in shambles in absence of CM: BBSM

Continuing their protest in other parts of the state, Bharatiya Bhasha Surkasha Manch has once again accused the government of being negligent on the issue of education.

23 Apr 2018

‘No work without pay,’ workers set deadline to PWD

PWD workers have alleged that for last seven month the state government has failed to provide salaries to all the contract workers who have been working in different sections of PWD Vasco division office, including sewage and water supply.

22 Apr 2018

2 Konknni books released

Journalist Sanjeev Verenkar’s two books were released on Saturday at Sankruti Bhavan.





22 Apr 2018

Vasco child abuse case: Parents of 2 kids identified

A week after Vasco police rescued 8 children from a flat, it has been confirmed that the kids were assaulted and abused. So far police have managed to identify the parents of two children.

22 Apr 2018

Borim: What happened to the pond behind Navadurga temple?

Borim panchayat has complained to the health department over unhygienic conditions in their village.

21 Apr 2018

Karnataka farmers to lay siege in Delhi over Mhadei

In an overly dramatic move, over 700 Karnataka farmers to stage a three-day protest in Delhi over Mhadei water dispute.





19 Apr 2018

Re-train cops to tackle sexual-abuse cases: Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has written to all Chief minister to make sure that cases related to sexual offences against women & children are completed "as per the timelines of law" for speedy justice to the victims and their families.

19 Apr 2018

WISL workers refuse to vacate yard till their dues settled

The workers union of Western Indian Shipyard Limited has threatened not to leave the WISL premises until their pending dues are settled.

16 Apr 2018

Heavy trailers damage NH17 bridges in Canacona, why PWD allowed it?

Villagers of Mashem-Loliem in Canacona are up in arms. They fear that the small bridges on the National Highway 17 may collapse.





16 Apr 2018

Students at risk due to heavy vehicles at MES College

The villagers of Sancaole obstructed all the heavy vehicles passing through the village, forcing the police to intervene and disperse the crowd.

16 Apr 2018

Water crisis in Merces, angry residents gherao PWD officials

Locals of Merces are upset over the shortage of water in their area.

16 Apr 2018

Road mishap at Farmagudi, bike rider dies

Another road mishap claims one more life. On Sunday night a car and a bike collided at Farmagudi in Ponda. The bike rider died on the spot.





16 Apr 2018

BJP wants withdrawal of fire extinguisher compulsion

A BJP delegation along with some traders on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma demanding to withdraw the recent order issued by the North Goa Collector.

13 Apr 2018

Fr Bismarque’s body unfit for further autopsy: Reports

Even after 2 years since the mysterious death of Late Father Bismarque, the case still hasn’t been cracked.

12 Apr 2018

After Sesa, sword of sacking hanging over Chowgule employees

After Sesa, Chowgules employees working in Costi mines are staring at mass sacking. On Friday, a meeting is been scheduled between the Chowgule Management and the employees in Khandepar.





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

Make a difference with football. Here’s the story

Dempo Sports Club organised their second Grassroots community programme for children affected with HIV in Cavelossim community care centre.

12 Apr 2018

Carmona students carry out garbage collection drive

'Say no to plastic and save the world, let’s make the world plastic free'. With this motive, the Carmona villager along with school children organised a garbage collection drive to highlight the importance of keeping their village clean.





11 Apr 2018

Siolkars get agitated as their villager jailed in Dubai for 500 years

Siolikars are up in arms because one of their young villagers – 27 year old Ryan D’Souza, has been sentenced for 500 years by Dubai court.

11 Apr 2018

Clafasio threatens to resign over highway alignment in Cuncolim

Cuncolim MLA Clafasio Dias threatened to resign if the government goes ahead with the realignment of the national highway 17.

11 Apr 2018

Goa Dairy BOD issues no confidence notice to chairman

The tug of war between the chairman and the managing director of Goa Dairy continues. Eight out of 11 directors have issued a notice of no confidence to the Chairman.





11 Apr 2018

Govt takes shelter of Mopa air port to save more liquor outlets

The three-member Cabinet Committee has decided to save more liquor outlets along the national highway, especially in Pedne.

11 Apr 2018

Vishwajeet suspects foul play in GMC’s failure in organ transplant

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane is suspecting a foul play in Goa Medical College hospital not getting donated kidneys for the transplant of Goan patients.

10 Apr 2018

Amit Shah to kick off final phase of BJP mission ‘19 in May in Goa

BJP National president Amit Shah will visit Goa in second week of May, the BJP will hold a dharna on April 12. And the state executive will meet on April 19.





10 Apr 2018

Why only contracts? Also outsource Goa Govt: Shiv Sena

Pharmacies and laundry at Goa Medical College have been awarded to the contractors from outside Goa because works of Goans is not satisfactory.

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.

10 Apr 2018

It’s a royal treat to watch Art exhibition of Sanjay School students!

Special children have their own special abilities. All they need is a boost and a platform to showcase their talents.





08 Apr 2018

Parents to agitate if work on Bicholim school not begun in 1 month

It’s been more than a year that foundation stone was laid for rebuilding of the Government Primary and Middle school at Bicholim.

08 Apr 2018

I’ve understanding with Bhatikar in Ponda, won’t join Goa Forward: Lavoo

: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party general secretary Lavoo Mamledar has said he had reached an understanding with Ketan Bhatikar on Ponda ticket for the Assembly election. But he was categorical that he would never agree to a merger of the party into the Bharatiya Janata Party.

05 Apr 2018

Make Goa’s 5 remote talukas ‘Belgaum for Goa’

What is the alternate economy Goa needs to develop in the mining belt? Develop Goa’s five remote talukas as Belgaum for Goa.





04 Apr 2018

Govt allies join Opposition to condemn Speaker’s guidelines for journos

Not only opposition, even coalition partners of the BJP-led government are irked over the guidelines issued by Goa Assembly Speaker for the journalists to cover the Assembly sessions.

04 Apr 2018

Govt allies join Opposition to condemn Speaker’s guidelines for journos

Not only opposition, even coalition partners of the BJP-led government are irked over the guidelines issued by Goa Assembly Speaker for the journalists to cover the Assembly sessions.

04 Apr 2018

1000-odd SC ruling-affected liquor traders may get reprieve

Beleaguered liquor traders in Goa have something to cheer about. Out of the 1,332 liquor traders along the national highways who were adversely affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling, around 1000 of them are likely to get an exemption. Thus, allowing them to carry on with their business.





04 Apr 2018

Agnelo & Joseph have created mess in Calangute: Michael

Chairman of NGPDA Michael Lobo has slammed former Calangute MLA Agnelo Fernandes and former Calangute sarpanch Joseph Sequeira for alleging that PDA is multi-crore scam.

04 Apr 2018

Congress: Rollback assembly guidelines for entry of journos

The Congress on Wednesday has termed diktat by the Goa legislature secretariat on the entry of media into the assembly as caste & discriminatory and demanded an immediate withdrawal of such rule which is a threat to freedom of the press.

04 Apr 2018

Old Margao Bus Stand to get facelift

Finally, the Old Bus Stand in Margao to get a facelift.





04 Apr 2018

SC allows transportation of extracted ore from jetties, ports

Mining companies finally got a relief from the Supreme Court

02 Apr 2018

We have money, apply for loans: SC/OBC Corp

In the view of massive nationwide protests called by several Dalit organisations against the alleged "dilution" of the SCs/STs Act, State SC/ST corporation reached out to masses briefing on various schemes.

02 Apr 2018

Sakhali Civic Poll: Sawant Vs Sanglani fight heats up

As Sakhali Municipal poll is coming closer, the political fight between the BJP and the opposition is heating up.





02 Apr 2018

Over 20,000 students appear for SSC exams

Over 20,261 Class X students appeared for their SSC examination across 27 centres across Goa on Monday. After yearlong preparations students answered their first paper.

02 Apr 2018

'Will throw ore into sea,' Barge owners reiterate threat

Goa Barge Owners Association has reiterated their threat to throw the iron ore loaded in their barges into the sea in the sea if no solution is found immediately.

02 Apr 2018

Updrade Madgaon Women’s cell: AAP

Madgaon women’s cell has just one room and without the facility of special room for counseling the women, Aadmi Party’s women’s wing has submitted memorandum to the South Goa SP bringing the issue to the notice. They demand the upgradation of Women Cell.





29 Mar 2018

Shifting casinos to the land is a deal of Rs 300 Cr: Reginald

Congress MLA Alex Reginald Lourenco has alleged that the present BJP-led government has made a deal of 300 crore rupees to shift all the casinos from river Mandovi to the land.

29 Mar 2018

Post-mining ban MPT explores other alternatives

MPT has anticipated the loss of Rs 35 crores this financial year as coal handling has stopped. However, MPT has been trying to bring other cargo to Goa port in a bid to sustain the port. This includes Iron ore import.

29 Mar 2018

FC GOA confident to win Super Cup

FC GOA is confident to give their best and win the Super Cup title. FCGOA will battle against ATK on Tuesday for the Super Cup title.





29 Mar 2018

Construction in fields rampant in North Goa: Congress

The Congress has alleged that construction has been going on in the paddy fields right up from Mapusa to Parra.

28 Mar 2018

26-yr-old stabbed to death in Navelim

Now a shocker coming in from the South. A 26-year-old was stabbed to death at Dharmapur. Deceased is identified as Levinton Colaco, resident of Navelim, Salcete

28 Mar 2018

HC stays transportation of ore

The High court on Wednesday stayed the transportation of ore. The interim order came after a contempt petition filed by Goa Foundation





28 Mar 2018

Fish folks concerned over polluted Baina beach

Baina fisher folks, environmental and social activists from Vasco have criticized Gammon India officials and the PWD for releasing piling slurry and sewerage into Baina beach.

28 Mar 2018

Adpai , Shiroda groups win top Shigmo prizes

Prize distribution of Panaji Shigmotsav celebrations was held in Panaji on Tuesday.

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

AAP files CBI complaint, writes to PM on CDM Smith bribery case

Aaam Aadmi Party state unit has lodged a complaint with the CBI on the CDM Smith 25,000 US dollar corruption case.

27 Mar 2018

Pollution Control Board revokes Jindal’s consent to handle coal at MPT

The coal issue of Vasco has taken a dramatic turn. The Goa State Pollution Control Board has rejected the proposal of Jindal’s Steel Plant to operate coal handling from the Mormugao Port Trust. Because it has no environment clearance from the union ministry.

27 Mar 2018

Customs seizes foreign currency at Daboli

Goa Customs Air Intelligence Wing seized 11 lakh rupees worth of foreign currency from two passengers travelling to Dubai on an Air India Flight.





26 Mar 2018

Dhavalikar is dealer, not a leader; Lavoo blasts Family Raj in MGP

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party seems to be in the middle of a major internal fight. General secretary Lavoo Mamledar has alleged that his party president Deepak Dhavalikar is acting like a dealer and not a leader.

26 Mar 2018

ED attaches properties of Narvekar & GCA gang in bank fraud

The Enforcement Directorate has finally acted in GCA scam. It has attached properties worth 4 crore 13 lakh rupees belonging to former minister Dayanand Narvekar, Chetan Desai, Vinod Phadke and Akbar Mulla.

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.





26 Mar 2018

What should mining engineering students do, asks NSUI

NSUI has demanded alternative jobs for mining engineering students. They are currently over 250 students pursuing a degree in mining engineering.

25 Mar 2018

‘Layoffs by mining companies illegal’

There are close to 25000 mining dependents in Goa who are currently staring at unemployment.

25 Mar 2018

No CCTVs, No guards, bus-stand open for robbers

Another burglary case was reported at KTC bustand in Cuncoli on Saturday night.





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.

25 Mar 2018

Who is behind the illegal constructions at Dharmapur?

Locals raised objection towards illegal house construction on a hill at Dramapur.

25 Mar 2018

Govt incompetent to resolve mining crisis: AAP

The Aam Admi Party has criticised BJP for the failure to tackle mining crisis. The party has held both Congress and BJP responsible for the existing crisis.





24 Mar 2018

AITUC demands probe in lathicharge

March 19th is the day residents of Panaji won’t be able to forget in a long time. Blocked roads, harassed public and 5000 mining dependents trying to block the capital city, Panaji.

21 Mar 2018

Sesa workers get first shock, workers told not to report to work

The aftershocks of the Supreme Court have started coming in. Sesa Mining Corporation has issued its first notice to the workers at Bicholim mine not to report to work from Thursday.

21 Mar 2018

Sopte accuses Babu of taking 'proxy contract' of Mopa, Babu claims 'only jobs for locals'

It is no secret that Pedne MLA Babu Azgaonkar and Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopta are at loggerheads. Both in the Assembly or outside. And it looks like this is another bout of that battle.





21 Mar 2018

MPT to import ore from east coast of USA for Karnataka steel plants

The Supreme Court ban on mining will severely affect the exports of iron ore from the Mormugao Port Trust.

21 Mar 2018

Lack of vehicle hampering Quepem RTO work: Locals

Office of the Assistant Director of Transport doesn’t have sufficient vehicles to carry out their designated work.

21 Mar 2018

Madgaon: 114 gm of Ganja seized

Madgao Police seized 114 grams ganja worth 34 thousand rupees.





20 Mar 2018

Miners, barge & truck owners meet Gadkari to restart mining

It was a tough day for union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday. Since morning, the former mining lease holders, barge owners, truck owners as well as alliance partners in the government met him over the issue of closure of iron ore mines

20 Mar 2018

Cashew plantation gutted in fire

A cashew plantation was gutted by fire at Mayem On Tuesday afternoon

20 Mar 2018

Licence fee on religious structures institutes waived off

Ponda Municipal council has resolved to waive off license fees of religious structures and educational institutes.





20 Mar 2018

Shantaram Naik resigns as GPCC chief

President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee Shantaram Naik has resigned.

20 Mar 2018

Mormugao civic body seals shops without trade licences

: Mormugao Municipal Council has begun a crackdown on the commercial establishments that operate without valid trade licence.

20 Mar 2018

Development in state depends if locals want it: Gadkari

The Union minister for Road and Transport Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that the people of Goa and the government had to decide whether they want development or not in the state.





19 Mar 2018

Navelikars stop illegal construction in the field

Locals from Navelim stopped the work of illegal construction in a paddy field. Panchayat officials and police were also present when locals acted.

19 Mar 2018

All eyes are now on Gadkari to resolve mining issue

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is in Goa because of the mining issue. He will meet mining dependents and mining companies on Tuesday.

19 Mar 2018

Panaji blocked, commuters harassed, XII Std students affected

The mining dependents were protesting in the capital city because they will have to suffer due to the closure of 88 mines by the Supreme Court.





19 Mar 2018

Tourists stranded, flights missed: Tale of the other side

While the protesters managed to block the access point to Panaji. Here is the story of what happened on the other side of the river.

18 Mar 2018

Gadkari reaching on Monday, is the solution in sight?

Central minister and BJP Goa in-charge to reach Goa on Monday night.

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.





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

"We will die without mining. How will our children live?"

The time is up for the mine leaseholder. On March 16th all the 88 mine leases will be invalid.

15 Mar 2018

Mines closed; mines dept asks the police to secure ore

The director of mines has written a letter to the police department requesting to depute officials or conduct regular inspections at mining leases from March 16th.





15 Mar 2018

'Verify mobile messages before forwarding', Gaude's advise

Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Govind Gaude has advised people not to forward mobile messages without verifying their authenticity and usefulness.

15 Mar 2018

Should Goa allow Muthalik?

Do you remember Pramod Muthalik? The man who’s banned from entering in Goa. But now there is a fresh appeal to let him enter the state. Will Goa allow Shri Ram Sene leader’s entry in the state? Here’s the report

14 Mar 2018

SC Mining ban: CAC recommends review petition

The 3 member cabinet advisory committee that met for the first time on Wednesday decided that it would recommend a review petition to be held on the Supreme Court order.





14 Mar 2018

Azgaonkar’s U-turn leaves everyone confused!

MGP minister Babu Azgaonkar has left everyone confused.

14 Mar 2018

Mayem lake opens again, locals want business back

The first phase of Mayem lake project is completed but locals are apprehensive.

13 Mar 2018

Vithal Chopdekar is new Panaji mayor

First time corporators Vithal Chopdekar was on Tuesday elected the new mayor of Panaji city. Asmita Kerkar was elected deputy mayor. Both are from the panel controlled by Babush Monserrate.





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

No ore transport from leases after 15 March, legal opinion sought

Goa government has decided not to allow transportation of extracted iron ore from the lease properties of mines beyond 15th of March.

13 Mar 2018

Will expose PWD scam within 15 days: AAP

The Aam Admi Party has gone filmy style. They just released a teaser of a PWD scam.





12 Mar 2018

Cong won’t remain a silent spectator: Chellakumar

Behind the curtain, activities have gained momentum in the Congress camp as the BJP-led coalition government has started showing signs of instability.

12 Mar 2018

Goa govt wants partial running of mining before mines are auctioned

Goa government is seriously thinking of finding a way out to keep the mining industry running partially by allowing transport of the ore extracted till 15th of March.

12 Mar 2018

Chinchini locals want Panchayat ghar

Locals from Chinchini have raised serious concerns over the present panchayat premises, They demand a proper infrastructure for the panchayat and a market complex. The existing panchayat ghar is in a poor condition.





12 Mar 2018

Now financial assistance to promote Maand culture

Department of Art and Culture has introduced a scheme with an objective to revive the Goan Maand culture consisting of various folklores that are originated from Goan Maand.

11 Mar 2018

Sancoale gram sabha amidst heated arguments

Two groups at Sancoale gram panchayat almost came to blows on Sunday. There were heated discussions on various issues.

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.





11 Mar 2018

'Mining ban will result in social turmoil'

While the mining dependents continue to build pressure, politicians in Goa say they can sense the panic. GPCC Chief Shantaram Naik has appealed the court to consider social implications leading to the ban while TCP Minister Vijai Sardessai warns of social turmoil.

11 Mar 2018

Goa365 Impact: Dilapidated Quepem govt school gets help

With Goa 365 story, there has been an impact on-ground. Not only did the local MLA walk into the school the very next day but a Good Samaritan has come forward to help the kids to solve their water woes

11 Mar 2018

Vijai accuses partner MGP, legal expert demands Babu’s expulsion

The coalition partners have started fighting amongst themselves while Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is away.





10 Mar 2018

Government should resign for having failed to address problems: AAP

Aam Admi Party called upon ruling MLAs to collectively approach the governor and submit their resignation as a ruling party MLA had admitted that there is no functional government in the state.

10 Mar 2018

Truckers pose danger to our lives: Daboli Locals

The residents of Dabolim and Vidhyanagar have raised serious concerns over rash driving on the internal roads which connects Cortalim highway and MES College.

08 Mar 2018

MGP ready to fight assembly, Lok Sabha elections alone: Deepak

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party will independently contest the Lok Sabha elections and even the next Assembly elections if it comes early or together.





08 Mar 2018

Benaulim: Lack of funds to segregate funds

After cleanliness, the next mantra to accomplish mission Clean and green Goa is proper disposal of tonnes of garbage that’s collected every day.

08 Mar 2018

Barge owners want extension of debt relief scheme

The Goa bar owners association has written to the Urban Development minister demanding the further extension of debt relief scheme by the state government.

08 Mar 2018

BJP MLA suffers mild stroke, improving

Vasco BJP MLA Carlos Almeida has suffered from a mild paralytic stroke. He was rushed to Manipal Hospital. Doctors say he is now stable and but will be kept under observation for the next 48 hours.





07 Mar 2018

Cuncolim residents face inconvenience as builder closes access

Residents of Marod ward in Cuncolim face hardships as a builder has closed their access.

07 Mar 2018

AAP criticises Parrikar move on committee formation

The Aam Admi party on Wednesday criticized the formation of the 3 member advisory committee by the chief minister.

07 Mar 2018

Cong shouldn’t form Govt if BJP plans to change CM: Reginald

Should Congress form the alternate government if Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar becomes inactive due to his sickness?





07 Mar 2018

Veroda locals begin work to build the collapsed culvert

Veroda locals are frustrated about PWD laxity over a collapsed culvert.

06 Mar 2018

Trucker driver dies of cardiac attack while driving

In a tragic incident on Tuesday afternoon, a truck driver died in his vehicle of cardiac arrest on Khandepar Bridge.

06 Mar 2018

Ministers’ Com is fine, but where’s the order, asks BJP minister Francis

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has appointed an advisory committee of three ministers to run the government in his absence. But BJP minister Francis D’Souza is still waiting for a written order to run the government.





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.

05 Mar 2018

Canacona's ‘Shisharanni’- another unique Shigmo tradition

A folk ritual ‘Shisharanni’ was held at Mallikarjun Temple in Canacona. ‘Shisharanni’ takes place every third year at the time of traditional Shigmo festival.

05 Mar 2018

Forest Department dismisses appeal against Cutting of trees at Mopa

The Forest department dismissed the appeal by an NGO against what they termed as excessive and illegal cutting of trees at the site of the Mopa airport on Monday.





05 Mar 2018

CM leaves Goa for 6-week treatment, forms 3-minister Com to run Govt (Watch CM speaking)

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has gone back to Mumbai for the second round of treatment. But he would be back only after six weeks. Almost by mid-April. He may also fly to the U.S for further treatment if doctors advise him.

05 Mar 2018

Do you know Namazgarh, Lamgao? Explore the unexplored

Goa tourism isn’t just about beaches, casinos and clubs but it could be part of Goan history too. Here’s one story about two deserted places that has potential to be next tourism destinations.

04 Mar 2018

Infront of Sudin, Gaude slams PWD dept in full public view

After eight long years, Keri residents had finally got their water crisis solved but the inaugural ceremony was marred by a controversy over nameplate.





04 Mar 2018

Can we allow Shah to decide Goa’s fate on Mhadei? Watch this

Is the Goa BJP dilly-dallying on Mhadei issue?

04 Mar 2018

Mining dependants appeal to govt to do everything not to halt mining

Mining machinery owners and truck owners have appealed to the government to do everything possible to continue with mining activity.

04 Mar 2018

Dhiti goes viral with her powerhouse performance

Here’s one voice that is going viral in Goa currently.





03 Mar 2018

‘Xeni Uzo’, holi with fire! Take a look

Holi with the colours is seen everywhere across the state but have with you seen Holi with fire? Here 's the distinctive Holi from Quepem.

03 Mar 2018

Aam Aadmi party bats for cooperative mining in Goa

Aam Aadmi party is in favour of cooperative mining in Goa.

01 Mar 2018

All-party delegation to leave for Delhi on Monday

The all party meet on mining held at the secretariat on Thursday decided to take an all party delegation to the Centre.





01 Mar 2018

Chicalim group wins fugdi competition in Ponda

Shree Narsinh Sattari Fugdi Mahila Mandal of Chicalim won the first prize in the fugdi competition in Ponda.

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.

01 Mar 2018

New traffic signs installed in Vasco

Vasco town has new traffic signs. The new signboards will help visitors, including tourists, to find locations without much hassle.





01 Mar 2018

Intra govt rumbles: Now Panchayat minister opposes TCP minister on ODP

The Panchayat Minister has opposed the decision of the TCP minister to scrap Outline Development Plan (ODP) for Vasco, raising eyebrows in the state.

01 Mar 2018

Panchayat minister promises counter for airport taxis

State government has decided to utilise the open area adjacent to Rajhans Theater and another communidade property near Assoi Dongri as additional parking facility for the Dabolim International airport.

28 Feb 2018

A star fades away, world bids adieu to Sridevi

And the world bids adieu to India’s first female superstar. Late actor Sridevi was cremated with state honours in Mumbai. Thousands of fans turned up to pay their last respects as her body was taken from her home to the crematorium.





28 Feb 2018

Congress gleeful, allies circumspect over Shah Mahdei statement

The Congress was gleeful and the allies adamant over BJP National president Amit Shah’s statement promising to share Mhadei water with Karnataka if the BJP is voted to power there.

27 Feb 2018

History-sheeter Javed Shaikh finally arrested for rape

Fatorda police have finally arrested history sheeter Javed Shaikh for rape.

27 Feb 2018

Take a call on highway bars: SC to State

The closed shutters of bars along highways may soon be opened with Supreme Court’s new order. Goa 365 spoke to authorities and stakeholders on the issue.





27 Feb 2018

Scenario may change on field, game with Kolkata crucial; Lobera

As defending champions ATK face FC Goa at Hero Indian Super League playoff on Wednesday, the Gaurs are riding high on last victory.

26 Feb 2018

Students upset over delayed results

Final results of the first year students are not out yet. Also, revaluation results of third-year students are pending even though they have to fill the forms for the upcoming exams.

26 Feb 2018

AAP Goa protest against BJP harassment to Delhi Govt

Aam Admi party brings Delhi government’s troubles to Goa, claims harassment by the Bharatiya Janata Party to the AAP government in Delhi.





26 Feb 2018

Athawale wants hostels for ST/SC students in Panaji

Union minister Ramdas Athawale who is in Goa has demanded separate hostels for ST/SC and OBC students in Panaji.

26 Feb 2018

Usgao: NOC for mobile tower revoked after chaos at gram sabha

It’s the voice of people of Usgao that was on full display post the gram sabha.

25 Feb 2018

Keep tourist boats out of river Sal: AVCB Fishermen Assn

Assolna Velim Cutbona Traditional Fishermen Association has demanded an immediate removal of tourist boats on the Assolna side of the river Sal. They say boats damage nets and hamper fishing activities.





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.

25 Feb 2018

SUNDAY GRAM SABHA: Curca unanimously oppose inclusion into PDA

The gram sabha of Curca, Bambolim Talauli unanimously resolved to say no to the inclusion of the village into the Planning and Development Authority. All the eleven members expressed their opposition to the proposal.

25 Feb 2018

Step one of teaching entrepreneurial skills

Entrepreneurial skills are still yet to be a centre focus of our academic studies but here's one such initiative by the Government High School in Pissurlem, Sattari.





25 Feb 2018

All 40 MLAs opposing mining auction are anti-development: Ramesh Gawas

As much as Dr. Claude Alvares of Goa Foundation, Ramesh Gawas is another crusader fighting illegal mining and demanding ethical mining.

24 Feb 2018

Ponda Municipal Council withdraws Sopo Tax

Ponda Municipal Council approved its surplus budget for the Financial Year 2018-19 worth Rs 36,16,5000 which is surplus by 17 lakhs.

24 Feb 2018

Chinchinim lake attracts migratory birds

The locals of Chinchinim have sauced up the lake in the village with the help of local panchayat and the Forest Department.





24 Feb 2018

Ravi v/s Sudin: Ponda Municipality politics at its best

Ponda Municipal elections are just around the corner. And elections are the time politicians fight to be in the limelight.

22 Feb 2018

He’s back, CM Manohar Parrikar is home

He is back! And that’s what matters. As he was determined at, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived in Goa on Thursday morning and presented the budget in the Assembly at 3 pm. Here’s more from the hectic day

21 Feb 2018

2 more arrested in Vasco for selling drugs

Drugs. This word is heard everywhere across the state today.





21 Feb 2018

Pro-mining meet: Truckers garner massive political support

Mining truckers expressed their unequivocal support to the resolution tabled in the Assembly asking for mining to be continued post March 15th.

21 Feb 2018

Drug traders misuse students visa in Goa: Congress

BJP & Cong MLAs demand strict watch on foreign students studying in Goa to check on drug menace.

21 Feb 2018

Savorkatto to Veroda culvert connecting 500 houses in Cuncolim collapse

Savorkatto to Veroda culvert connecting 500 houses in Cuncolim collapses, it was only 30-year old.





20 Feb 2018

Assembly replies not satisfactory: Oppn leader

Opposition leader Babu Kavlekar has alleged that the treasury benches are wasting time in the assembly by raising unnecessary questions.

20 Feb 2018

Goa to run taxis on Kadamba app

Instead of Ola or Uber, Goa’s own Kadamba Transport Corporation has decided to float its app-based taxi service.

20 Feb 2018

Airport taxi operators pray for Chief Minister’s health

United taximen union, a union of around 350 yellow and black taxi operators plying from Dabolim airport performed a Satyanarayana mahapooja at Shree Damodar temple Vasco on Tuesday morning.





20 Feb 2018

20 illegal houses demolished in Quepem

Around 20 illegal houses were demolished at Pedamol in Quepem on Tuesday. The houses were built on Quepem comunidade land.

19 Feb 2018

Shivaji Jayanti celebrated across state

Shivaji Jayanti was celebrated across the state. On this occasion, Health minister Vishwajit Rane unveiled 12 feet tall statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his constituency Valpoi.

19 Feb 2018

Sudin to ‘table’ budget on Thu, adjourn session to meet during monsoon

It’s official. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will not present the budget.





19 Feb 2018

Shivaji Jayanti celebrated across state

Shivaji Jayanti was celebrated across the state. On this occasion, Health minister Vishwajit Rane unveiled 12 feet tall statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his constituency Valpoi.

19 Feb 2018

Sudin to ‘table’ budget on Thu, adjourn session to meet during monsoon

It’s official. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will not present the budget. Instead, PWD Minister Sudin Dhawalikar will only table it and passed.

15 Feb 2018

Tourists to increase, but discipline still an issue

While the Chief Minister says that we can and will accommodate 15 million tourists within the next couple of years, he acknowledges that Goa must provide better infrastructure to those who visit the state.





15 Feb 2018

File FIRs against guilty, begin recoveries: Goa Foundation

Ore transportation and export by private parties is illegal. The government is the owner of the ore so it can and should sell it.

14 Feb 2018

FC Goa, Chennaiyin FC locked in do or die battle

FC Goa’s slick possession-based football especially while attacking had made them one of the hot favourites in the Hero Indian Super League.

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.





13 Feb 2018

Disallowing statue resolutions deliberate insult to Jack Sequeira: Cong

The Congress party on Tuesday said that Speaker Pramod Sawant should allow the tabling of the Private members resolutions in the upcoming assembly session.

13 Feb 2018

PMO seeks report on mining from Parrikar

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister’s office had contacted him soon after the Apex Court order on Goa mining.

12 Feb 2018

Locals of Quelossim upset

Tension prevailed in Quelossim village on Monday as villagers were upset with Archives and Archaeology department officials after they demolished a portion of the concrete plinth in front of the ruins of Shree Shantadurga temple. The locals think they should have been consulted.





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.

12 Feb 2018

Ban outsiders from taking over Goa mines: Congress

Goa Congress has opposed auction of mines, says there’s an apprehensive over big players from outside swallowing Goa's small miners.





11 Feb 2018

Where’s ‘Swachch Bharat’ in Margao?

Where do the lessons of Swachch Bharat begin when the local civic bodies turn blind eye to over-flowing garbage bins on the main road of Margao.

11 Feb 2018

Have you heard about Zadanche Mal yet?

21 km away from Vaipoi, is Zadanche Mal. Not known to many and only to few, this place is usually isolated.

11 Feb 2018

Cabral urges Centre to amend MMDR Act, allow mining leases till 2035

BJP MLA Nilesh Cabral has demanded that his party at the Centre should amend the central act which abolished Goa’s mining concessions and converted it into leases.





10 Feb 2018

Former MMC chief stabbed at Sada

An assistant lineman in the electricity department stabbed former chairperson of Mormugao Municipal Council, 63-year-old Rama Honnavarkar on Saturday morning.

10 Feb 2018

Parrikar slammed for beer comment, remark goes viral

This statement by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been hugely slammed on social media.

08 Feb 2018

Carnival begins this Saturday

The season of Carnival is here! The festival will kick off from the capital city on Saturday and spread across various parts of Goa. Click on the story for details





07 Feb 2018

Shridhar Kamat no more

Goa’s young poet, social activist and theatre personality Shridhar Kamat passed away on Wednesday after brief illness. He has donated his body to the Goa Medical College Hospital. He was 54.

07 Feb 2018

SC stops Goa mining from 16 March, Goa Govt told to recover dues

On Wednesday came a second blow to the mining industry of Goa. The Supreme Court has cancelled all the 88 mining leases.

06 Feb 2018

MGP wants Lohia, TB Cunha statues; BJP wants Shivaji’s statue

Counter-strategies are being planned to checkmate the resolution to install Dr Jack Sequeira’s statue in the Assembly complex. The Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party wants statues of Dr T B Cunha and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.





05 Feb 2018

Irregular water supply: Canca locals gherao PWD officials

The past 2 months have been dry ones for Verla Canca residents. Why? because they have not been getting regular water supply.

05 Feb 2018

8 lakhs gold stolen in daring daylight robbery

8 lakh worth gold was stolen from the house of Deborah Dais in Deusa, Cuncoli. Robbers entered from front door, located the key to cupboard and made away with gold ornaments.

05 Feb 2018

New automatic vehicle licensing institute on anvil; RTO Director

An inordinately large number of people passing their driving license examinations, huge number of vehicles and large number of fatal accidents.





04 Feb 2018

Valpoi gets new dialysis unit, Health Min promises more

Health Minister inaugurated dialysis unit at Valpoi Community health center. He also announced that soon gastro and oncology department will start at Goa Medical College.

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.

04 Feb 2018

Are funds allocated for stray-cattle reaching on-ground?

Under stray cow management act, government allocates crores of funds every year but despite that, at many places you can see the dismal condition of stray cattle on roads.





03 Feb 2018

Govt conspiracy to finish Konkani movement, no Official Language Day celebrated

Young leaders of Konkani movement have alleged that the BJP-led coalition government has hatched a conspiracy to finish the Konkani movement.

03 Feb 2018

Major fire at Pernem Govt scrapyard

All Government old scrap vehicles and lifeguard material were gutted at Malpe, Pernem.

01 Feb 2018

A new jetty will be constructed for Navy and Coast Guard: Baadkar

A new jetty will be constructed for the Navy and Coast Guard wet of the backwaters said Goa Coast Guard DIG Manoj Baadkar.





31 Jan 2018

MMC wants to shift ammonia tanks outside Vasco city

Mormugao Municipal Council unanimously resolved to shift the ammonia tanks outside Vasco city.

31 Jan 2018

Contradictory versions of student assault incident in Margao

There are cross signals coming on the assault case involving a student and the principal of a prominent Margao school.

31 Jan 2018

Bicholim bus stand proposal: Parrikar says ‘Yes’, Carlos says ‘No’

Bicholim needs a better infrastructure for the bus stand. But, guess what happened when our reporter tried to find out the status of the project.





31 Jan 2018

EDC should encourage more people to take up business: CM

'Economic Development Corporation should increase its outreach programme so that more and more people take up business'.

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.

30 Jan 2018

High tide alert sounded for low lying areas of state

MET has alerted people residing in low lying areas in Goa, especially in Mormugao to remain on alert to prevent themselves from the probable effect that can arise due to the Perigean Spring Tides.





30 Jan 2018

15 buses launched. Next, new library for Cujira Edn hub, promises Parrikar

The Cujira education complex will have a new library and the traffic system will be up to date.

25 Jan 2018

Bandh over Mhadei in K’taka, Kadamba suspends services

A car from Goa was stopped from entering Karnataka, even Kadamba stayed off the roads in the state owing to bandh

24 Jan 2018

Francis walks out of jail

Finally, Francis walks out jail, on bail.





24 Jan 2018

MMC demands MPT to stop ammonia tankers in Vasco

In a major decision the Mormugao Municipal Council has demanded that Mormugao Port Trust must stop all transportation of ammonia and phosphorus through Vasco city area.

24 Jan 2018

GF retreats on statue issue, relies on Michael to go ahead

Goa Forward has apparently taken a step back on the issue of Dr. Jack Sequeira’s statue.

24 Jan 2018

Goa Forward may field its panel in Ponda civic election

Goa Forward Party may field its panel in the next municipal election in Ponda. there are enough hints about this.





24 Jan 2018

Mining truck owner assn threaten agitation

Mining truck owners association Aquem stopped mining trucks at Caurem to protest against usage of Maharashtra trucks leading to traffic congestion.

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.

23 Jan 2018

Panaji now gets brand new Gymkhana

Long pending dream and aspirations of sports enthusiast is fulfilled with All new Sports complex of Panjim Gymkhana and will go a long in nurturing young sporting talent in Goa.





22 Jan 2018

Taxis stop fighting, now Congress-BJP fight over taking credit

The taxis are back on road but has the crisis ended? Even before the demands are actually met the Congress and the BJP are sparring over who’s the real star behind calling a truce.

22 Jan 2018

3RD All Goa Tennis tournament to begin on Jan 26th

The 3rd All Goa Tennis tournament is around the corner. Gadre Gasper Dias Open 2018, the tournament will be held at Club Tennis De Gasper Dias in Miramar.

21 Jan 2018

Bicholim's Sal village faces massive water crisis

Sal villagers have strongly come out against water crisis in their village .





21 Jan 2018

‘Not satisfied with the meeting with CM’: GPCC President

GPCC President earlier on Sunday met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and discussed the issue of on-going taxi strike in Goa.

20 Jan 2018

No headway between state-govt & taxi operators, strike to continue

The Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is firm on his stand and ruled out any possibilities of meeting demand as far as speed governors in concerned.

20 Jan 2018

Is Vasco sitting on a ticking-bomb? Authorities, locals raise concern

A major tragedy was averted in Vasco on wee hours of Friday as the tanker carrying ammonia overturned.





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.

18 Jan 2018

Vasco PI accused of extortion refutes allegations

In a shocking revelation a Vasco based businessman has alleged that the Vasco police Inspector Nolasco Raposo demanded 50 thousand rupees to keep him out of a cheating case.

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

Mormugao Municipality to conduct survey of all their premises

The Mormugao Municipal Council has issued directions to conduct a survey of all municipal premises and find out whether they are occupied by original lessee or have been sublet

17 Jan 2018

Mahamarathi Sammelan begins on 3rd Feb

Goa Marathi Academy will organise the 2nd Mahamarathi Sammelan at Government College Quepem.

17 Jan 2018

RERA Act will eliminate fly-by-night operators: CM

The Real Estate (regulation and development ) Act will benefit consumers. All speculative trading will stop.





16 Jan 2018

Feast of St Jose Vaz celebrated

The feast of the patron saint of the archdiocese of Goa and Daman and son-of-the-soil, St Joseph Vaz was celebrated on Tuesday with pomp and gaiety by devotees who thronged to Sancoale in their thousands. The celebration was held at Vaz's village of Sancoale at the site of the old Church of Our Lady of Health.

16 Jan 2018

Residents of capital city do not get sufficient water

The Panaji residents do not get regular water supply for their daily needs. Several parts of the capital city are deprived of sufficient water.

16 Jan 2018

Goa wouldn’t have won Opinion Poll without Marathi-supporting Hindu Bahuajan: Bhembre

Goa would have not won the Opinion Poll if the section of Hindu Bahujan Samaj supporting the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party had not shifted its vote against Goa’s merger into Maharashtra.





15 Jan 2018

Shantaram attacks CM on Mhadei letter, wants Amit Shah, dead judge cases reopened

The letter by the chief minister Manohar Parrikar to the Karnataka BJP president S Yedurapa on the Madhei issue, the case filed against a BJP officeholder for assaulting a government on duty,

14 Jan 2018

Open spaces % down, FAR, coverage up in IDC plots as budget around corner

Time bound transfer policy, extra land for allotment, more built up area open plots were some of the long overdue reforms that were notified by the Goa IDC in January. The total plot area in IDC is one crore forty lakh sq mts.

14 Jan 2018

Konkan police confiscate liquor bottles from 4 passengers

The Konkan Railway police arrested 4 passengers for carrying excess quantity of liquor bottles. They were later released after being questioned.





14 Jan 2018

Kala Bhavan Sancoale to be ready this year

The Kala Bhawan project at Sancoale will be made operational this year. According to Minister of Art & Culture Govind Gaude the government has to spend another 28 crore rupees to complete the project.

14 Jan 2018

Dr Jack de Sequeira statue should be installed at Assembly complex: Eduardo

Former union minister and Congressman Eduardo Faleiro has batted for a statue of Dr jack de Sequeira at the Legislative Assembly complex.

11 Jan 2018

Nobel event to stimulate scientific temper

Goa this year is hosting Nobel Prize series next month with Nobel laureates. According to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, it would help inspire thinking in a scientific manner.





11 Jan 2018

Common service delivery portal for urban bodies launched

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launched Common Service Delivery Portal for Urban bodies on Thursday.

11 Jan 2018

Record: 1 publication, 3 book releases on 3 consecutive days; what is it?

Sanjana Publications has created a record in Goa. It has released three Konkani books on three consecutive days. On 7th, 8th and 9th January.

09 Jan 2018

Socorro temple robbed for fourth time

A temple in Socorro has been robbed for the 4th time. Yes not once or twice but for the 4th time robbers broke into the Vetal Devasthan. Unfortunately for the robbers, they could get away with just 300 to 500 rupees and CCTVs.





09 Jan 2018

Beef trade to resume after transport permits renewed

Transport permits of beef traders have expired. Hence no animals are being brought to the slaughter house in Usgao. But Goa Meat Complex president Satyavijay Naik says that the process to renew permits is on and legal beef trade will resume soon.

09 Jan 2018

CM assures action against ‘private’ policing of beef sale

Beef, beef or no beef. Is it becoming a controversy because private NGOs are allowed police beef import into the state? But Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has now assured strict action against these elements.

08 Jan 2018

8 Juveniles rescued by Calangute Police

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





08 Jan 2018

Beef strike hits 3rd day

The heat over Beef is still refusing to die down. On Monday The Congress said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would never sort out the beef issue because of the influence of the RSS.

07 Jan 2018

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

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

07 Jan 2018

Senior division Volleyball league to begin on 11th Jan

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





07 Jan 2018

‘Rasto Natya: The First Theatre’ released

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

07 Jan 2018

The unholy attitude near god’s abode: Something will never change?

We set out to seek prayers from God and in the process litter around just outside religious places. We throw garbage, pee in the corners and expect to be blessed.

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.





04 Jan 2018

Goa Ambedkarit group questions PM’s silence on Koregaon violence

As the world was celebrating the new year 2018, our nation saw worst of its caste politics unfolding in the recent times on Jan1st.

03 Jan 2018

Goa can't stop Karnataka 'using' Mhadei water, diversion opposed: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that it was not possible to stop people from Karnataka from using Mhadei river water both for drinking or irrigation as the river travelled through it.

03 Jan 2018

Do 'roadside' tourists benefit Goa?

Tourists drink on the beaches and pee in the corners. Cook on the roadside, use the fields and dark corners as toilets.





03 Jan 2018

Rane's MoU with Mah on Mhadei was not harmful, but letter on Karnataka: Rajendra Kerkar

There is a new twist to the controversy over former Congress chief minister Pratapsing Rane signing MoU with Maharashtra on diverting Mhadei water.

02 Jan 2018

Give EDC your suggestions & win a prize!

Job creation is the need of the hour. Economic Development Corporation Limited has decided to help the government in this area. It has sought suggestions from the public to create suitable employment.

02 Jan 2018

Mhadei diversion could affect new drinking water plants of Opa & Ganjem

Goa government is showing inclination towards diverting water of Mhadei to satisfy the drinking water needs of Huballi and Dharwad in Karnataka. But at what cost?





02 Jan 2018

12 mining leases get extension but with conditions

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

01 Jan 2018

Day after New- Year’s eve, beaches turn into washrooms & parking lots

New Years in Goa attracts lot of crowd, national & international. It adds to Goa’s revenue but what happens when those who come leave mess and dirt behind.

01 Jan 2018

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

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





01 Jan 2018

Don't violate Constitution & impose censors on dramas: Dr Vazarikar

Dr Prakash Vazarikar, a creative writer has strongly objected to the conditions laid down by Rajiv Kala Mandir for a drama competition. He says it's like curtailing freedom of expression and is a violation of Constitution of India.

01 Jan 2018

Yes, Baina needs a new fish market & it’s urgent

Baina needs a new fish market and very soon. The condition needs to improve immediately. Now, it’s not a new demand but finally Murgao Municipal council has promised to take up reconstruction works of the new market which was left in dilapidated conditions since last several years.

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.





31 Dec 2017

Sancoale locals are unhappy with new feast venue

The controversy over the shifting of the feast venue of Saint Jose Vaz to a new location refuses to die down.

31 Dec 2017

Is Goa turning into a narco-paradise?

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

31 Dec 2017

Rajni joins politics, says ‘time to change the system’

On the last day of the year 2017, super star Rajnikant finally ends the suspense with his announcement of joining politics.





30 Dec 2017

GoaCAN protests against bad condition of Margao railway overbridge

GoaCAN wants an audit to be conducted of the Bridge along the Naveli to Margao road to determine its stability.

30 Dec 2017

Activists allege financial mismanagement in Konkani Parishad

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

30 Dec 2017

Beach party organisers in Pedne threaten journos

Night long loud music beach parties is a big business during Christmas. if you oppose it, even a journalist is not spared.





28 Dec 2017

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

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

28 Dec 2017

Goa365 Expose: Rane says no NOC given on Mhadei, CM says will prove it

A verbal war has broken out between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress from the time Goa365 broke the story on Wednesday that Congress CM Pratapsing Rane had compromised Goa's interest on Mhadei issue in 2006.

27 Dec 2017

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

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





26 Dec 2017

Couple from Naxalite region in Jharkhand arrested in Varca murder

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

26 Dec 2017

Protests against hot-mix plant in Thivim

Locals of Thivim are upset over the upcoming Hotmix plant in the area. Around 200 locals of Thivim came on road to protest against this plant.

26 Dec 2017

BJP’s poll gimmick busted, says Cong; Sena wants PM’s intervention

The BJP leadership from centre to the states has blamed the Congress for fuelling protests of farmers in North Karnataka over Goa CM's letter to the BJP president in the southern state.





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.

25 Dec 2017

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

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

25 Dec 2017

Soon, Goa Airport will see infrastructural upgrades

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





25 Dec 2017

Midnight robbery in Vasco, gold & cash worth 4 lacs stolen

Incident of robbery took place at midnight in New Vaddem on Monday. The family had gone for midnight mass at around 12:20 in the night. Owner of the house told that gold worth rupees 7 Lakhs and cash around 4 lakhs rupees is stolen.

25 Dec 2017

Archbishop gives out message of peace

Every year Archbishop of Goa greets people on Christmas but each year the message only deepens. As the world battles with terrorism, violence in different form, Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao gives a message of peace. Listen in to this special message. Merry Christmas

24 Dec 2017

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

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





24 Dec 2017

Fatorpa Jatra concludes after 4 day grand festivities

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

24 Dec 2017

Wendell designs unique crib on a Christmas tree

For creative people, the creative juices never stop flowing. There is no season for their creative minds. Goa’s internationally acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has done something unique this Christmas

24 Dec 2017

MGP wants Mhadei verdict first, then talks; BJP says talks after Karnataka election

One meet in Delhi, one letter to Yeddyrurappa and political chaos in the state of Goa. Parrikar’s one statement has not only irked the opposition but also his own political allies. After Goa Forward, now Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has demanded that no talks should be held till tribunal gives its final verdict.





21 Dec 2017

Gajanan Jog & Prashanti Talpankar get prestigious Sahitya Akademi awards

Sahitya Akademi Award is the most honored in the field of literature.

21 Dec 2017

Is BJP's bilateral policy on Mhadei an election strategy?

Karnataka goes to poll in next 6 months. And the BJP is all set to overthrow the ruling Congress.

21 Dec 2017

Parrikar on back foot, agrees for bilateral talks on Mhadei to give only drinking water to Karnataka

Goa is fighting a fierce battle with Karnataka on their attempts at diverting water of Mhadei to the Malprabha river by digging a canal.





14 Dec 2017

Verna traffic is a major headache, is there a fault with the town planning?

Cortalim Village Panchayat on Thursday demanded that the PWD and traffic police authorities should take immediate measures to remove the bus stops located at the busy Birla cross and Titan junction on a national highway.

14 Dec 2017

Mickky turns revolutionary; bashes politicians, media & the Voter

Former MLA Mickky Pachecho has suddenly become a revolutionary. He has lost hope in politicians and even in the media. He feels that democracy is vanishing and religious leaders are becoming powerful. Thus revolution is the only hope. Mickky is presently out of power.

14 Dec 2017

Vasco: 2 tourists held for carrying 98 illicit liquor bottles

Vasco Police arrested two tourists with 98 liquor bottles worth over 30 thousand rupees. They were caught just before they were taking the train back home to Hyderabad.





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

40 theatre artists felicitated in Ponda

Time for celebration and awards. Ponda Schools association organized two cultural events in Ponda on Wednesday. 40 retired theater artists were felicitated on that day.





13 Dec 2017

Sopte VS Azgaonkar: Dhiryo of Pednekars in the Assembly

Flashpoint 2 in the assembly between the two Pednekars. Tourism Minister, Babu Azgaonkar & Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopte over the status of upcoming projects in his constituency.

13 Dec 2017

Locals oppose widening of road to Old Sancoale church

Tension prevailed at Sancoale as locals raised objections to the proposed widening of 10 meter internal village road leading to Old Sancoale Church by Mormugao PDA.

13 Dec 2017

MPT-Vasco Jetty: Parrikar may seek amendment in NGT order

The winter session of Goa assembly kicked in on Wednesday, while we are awaiting many issues to come up in the house, the first question that was raised during the question hour was the construction of a fishing jetty in Murgao Port Trust in Vasco.





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

River nationalisation issue: Alemao confused, is there a split in NCP?

NCP stands divided on the issue of river nationalisation, the state president has claimed BJP government’s decision to go ahead with river nationalisation as destructive while the elected MLA of the party Churchill Alemao is with the ruling coalition.

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

MGP screams conspiracy over merger news

The Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party has termed the news of its merger with its coalition partner, the Bharatiyta Janata Party as a conspiracy to damage the party. It categorically denied that there are any plans to merge the party or that this point would be discussed at the general body meeting that will be held on the 17th of December

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.

07 Dec 2017

Panaji Feast: CCP lays out strict rules, vendors upset

Even as Panaji gears up to celebrate for the feast of Immaculate Conception on Friday, the vendor was unhappy as the CCP refuses to accommodate all the stalls at Church square. Hundreds of vendor storm at CCP office.





07 Dec 2017

Cuncolim civic body clears stinking garbage

Cuncolim Municipal Council has removed the stinking garbage lying at Panzorconi.

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.

05 Dec 2017

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

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





04 Dec 2017

Garbage issue at Panzorconi: Are we awaiting crisis?

The increasing heaps of garbage alongside the NH17 at Panzorconi Cuncolim are becoming a matter of concern for the locals.

04 Dec 2017

Feast of Goencho Saib celebrated

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

04 Dec 2017

Damages worth lakhs due to cyclone Ockhi winds

Sudden surge in water levels gripped panic among the people living along Goa shore. Shacks at Morjim, Mandrem, Harmal were destroyed with lakhs of loss.





04 Dec 2017

Sesa-Codli Mines: Jeep recovered, ripper operator still missing

The rescue operations at Codli Sesa mines are still on but so far the teams haven’t been able to locate missing Manoj Naik who is buried alive since the last 3 days.

03 Dec 2017

Datta Jayanti celebrated across the state

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

03 Dec 2017

Tara demands Aires case be transferred to Crime Branch

President of Savera, Tara Kerkar wants the defamation and sexual harassment case against advocate Aires Rodrigues be transferred to the Crime Branch.





03 Dec 2017

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

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

30 Nov 2017

Cuncolim council to make the town plastic-free

Cuncolim Municipal Council has appointed a new contractor to segregate and treat garbage. The Municipality also wants to make the town plastic free. As an initiative towards this end, the municipality has started distributing cloth bags to citizens.

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.





30 Nov 2017

CCP adopts new plinth rate for Panaji

The Corporation of the City of Panaji has adopted new plinth rate for the Panaji city. The PWD had adopted the new rate in August last year. This is one of the main decisions taken by the council on Thursday at its meeting.

30 Nov 2017

GFDO warns of exposing Mopa scam if airport is not withdrawn

Goans for Dabolim Only has threatened to expose the scam related to Mopa airport if the project is not scrapped.

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

Human mind finds it difficult to process Info disseminated at rapid pace: CM

Our minds are bombarded with a large volume of information at a rapid pace. Our faculties find it difficult to process it. Hence the mind gets suffocated, the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the audience at a workshop on Wednesday in Panaji.

29 Nov 2017

Cansaulim villagers oppose multi-dwelling project

Cansaulim, Arrosim, Cuelim villagers have demanded that the village Panchayat should not issue any construction licence to the proposed multi-dwelling housing project in their village. They say the villagers already face electricity and garbage problems.

28 Nov 2017

Aires accused of outraging modesty; he counter-complains of assault

A women filed a complaint against activist advocate Aires Rodrigues alleging that he had outraged and insulted her modesty and defamed her late Monday night.





28 Nov 2017

CBFC revokes censor certificate of Sxxx Durga

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

28 Nov 2017

Big B brings down curtains on IFFI 2017

The curtains on IFFI have come down. The Big B OF Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan brings to an end of 8-day long cinematic extraganza.

28 Nov 2017

Pay parking still a pipe dream in Vasco Parking

Mormugao Municipal Council had resolved to introduce pay-parking in the port town few years ago. But till date it has not been implemented and the parking woes continue.





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.

28 Nov 2017

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

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

27 Nov 2017

Quepemkars to come on streets if govt hospital not inaugurated by Jan 3

Quepem council has set a deadline of January 3 for the government to begin operations at the Quepem government hospital. If not they will bring the people out on the streets and force a confrontation, they threatened.





27 Nov 2017

Withdraw notice to Gandhinagar Archbishop: Cong

The Congress on Monday demanded that the Election Commission withdraw the notice to the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Gandhinagar, Thomas Macwan.

27 Nov 2017

Stray dogs attack 2 year old boy at Vasco

two and half-year-old Virat Chalwadi was attacked by stray dogs at Headland Sada in Mormugao on Sunday morning. The dogs bit the child on his back and legs. Locals want authorities to take action to curb this stray dog menace.

27 Nov 2017

Ace Cinematographer of Hindi Cinema 'Goenkar' Krishna Ghanekar celebrates his 100

Krishna Kamat Ghanekar, an ace cinematographer of Hindi cinema celebrated his birth centenary on Monday.





27 Nov 2017

Cuncolim councilors & MLA-supporters clash over garbage plant issue

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

24 Nov 2017

Congress opposes new PDAs; wants govt roll back

The Congress party on Friday has come out openly against the newly formed PDAs announced by TCP Minister Vijai Sardessai. MLA Reginaldo Lourenco told reporters that this was a way for corruption to enter through the back door.

24 Nov 2017

Basket Ball tournament in Talaulim

Good news for basketball lovers in Goa. There will be an all Goa invitational Basketball Tournament held in Talaulim in Ponda. The tournament will be held on the 25th and the 26th of November.





24 Nov 2017

Political vendetta? God knows what it is: Digambar

Former chief minister Digambar Kamat says that Almighty God knows what is the truth behind illegal mining. He doesn’t want to spell it out at this stage. According to him, he is innocent.

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.





24 Nov 2017

Goa’s first women’s league kicks off

Goa’s First ever Women’s Football kicked off at Duler Stadium in Mapusa on Saturday. This league has a total 10 participating teams.

23 Nov 2017

North Goa PDA divided into 3; 1 yr prison for illegal conversions: TCP board meeting decides

There were far-reaching decisions at the more than 3 hours long 160th meeting of the town and country planning board. North Goa PDA is to be divided into three separate PDAS, and illegal convertors of orchard land will get 1-year imprisonment.

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.





23 Nov 2017

Now IFFI Steering Committee member supports S. Durga

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

23 Nov 2017

Para teachers to go on strike until regularization

All Goa Para Teachers Association backed by the Mahila Congress blocked the highway road leading to the secretariat, Porvorim demanding that they be absorbed in regular ranks.

22 Nov 2017

Loss of illegal mining is Rs 1 lakh 14 K Crore: Dr Claude

It was said that Goa lost 35 thousand crore rupees due to illegal mining. But according to Goa Foundation Director Dr Claude Alvares, it is 1 lakh 44 thousand crore rupees.





22 Nov 2017

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

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

22 Nov 2017

Now, get eye check up at your doorstep.

Can you imagine getting an eye treatment at your doorstep? Mapusa trade fair turned interesting after a new mobile van was launched that will provide a quick service eye check up. Here’s more…

22 Nov 2017

Goan dance group wins National level title

A group of young dancers from Porvorim won the national level dance title. A national level dance competition was held in Nagpur. The local MLA Rohan Khaute expressed his happiness over the victory.





22 Nov 2017

VPK to challenge Registrar order to act against their MD

VPK Cooperative Credit Society doesn’t want to take action against its MD Ashok Gaude. On the contrary, the board has decided to challenge the order of the Registrar.

21 Nov 2017

Digambar’s son summoned by SIT, Digambar to appear on Fri

Former chief minister Digambar Kamat did not appear before the Special Investigation Team on Tuesday citing health issues.

21 Nov 2017

Vasco-kar want IFFI screenings at Ravindra Bhavan

Free screening of movies has started in Vasco from Tuesday, on the occasion of IFFI 2017. But Vasco MLA as well as Chairman of Ravindra Bhavan are upset that it would be screened in a small miniplex rather than using a huge auditorium of the Ravindra Bhavan.





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

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

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

20 Nov 2017

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.





17 Nov 2017

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

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

17 Nov 2017

Suspended cop absconding after duping a couple for Rs 33 lakh

The Vasco police on Thursday booked a suspended police constable for duping an elderly couple. But he is absconding. The constable had taken 33 lakh rupees from this couple with a promise to invest and return it with profit.

17 Nov 2017

Cyclists demand separate cycling laneson highways

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





16 Nov 2017

ITI students agitated over transfer of 11 instructors

Transfer of 11 instructors at Farmagudi ITI has upset students. They have boycotted their classes demanding that unless the instructors are brought back they will not attend the classes. This agitation has been going on for the past 4 days.

16 Nov 2017

Sal farmers threaten stir over water supply

Farmers from Sal in Bicholim have threatened to launch an agitation if the government fails to provide water for their fields in time.

15 Nov 2017

Karnataka based artist displays paintings in Ponda

‘Divine Nature’ a solo Painting Exhibition was organized at Bambolkar’s Art Gallery in Ponda from 13th to 15th November.





15 Nov 2017

6th Gomantak Balshikshan Parishad on 18th & 19th Nov

Gomantak Balshikshan Parishad will organize its sixth conference at Don Bosco Oratory ground in Panaji on 18th and 19th of November. This year the theme of the conference is emotional intelligence.

15 Nov 2017

Abuse of children continues to be a cause of concern

Mormugao Municipal Council has assured to provide help to the weaker schools in its jurisdiction. The council assured to write to the corporate houses in Vasco to adopt some weaker schools so that certain needs such as installation of CCTV cameras, deployment of security guards, etc at government schools can be addressed.

14 Nov 2017

I&B Min drops 2 films from IFFI, Ghosh quits as jury head

The 48th International Film Festival of India is hit with the first major controversy.





13 Nov 2017

Now Cong says BJP responsible for bringing Coal to Vasco

has got political parties at each other’s throats. The BJP had blamed the Congress for giving permission to coal handling the other day.

13 Nov 2017

Truckers suspend agitation as Sesa suspends transport plans

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

13 Nov 2017

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

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





13 Nov 2017

Som arrested for assaulting police officer

The Vasco police on Monday booked a youth from Vaddem in Vasco for assaulting PSI Razashad Sheikh.

13 Nov 2017

MPT threatens case against those blocking coal sweeping machine

A meeting at Deputy Collector’s office on Monday, saw Mormugao Port Trust deciding to file a case against those people who had stopped the coal sweeping machine recently.

13 Nov 2017

India to take on Myanmar in Goa for Asian Cup qualifiers

Indian senior National team landed in Goa on Sunday for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifier against Myanmar.





12 Nov 2017

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

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

12 Nov 2017

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

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

12 Nov 2017

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

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





11 Nov 2017

Coast Guards carry out a daredevil rescue operation

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

11 Nov 2017

Fc Goa to take on Chennai City Fc in last preseason friendly

The Fc Goa gaurs will play their last pre season friendly 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.





09 Nov 2017

NGO welcomes Gadkari comment of shifting coal hub to Maharashtra

Goa against Coal has welcomed Nitin Gadkari’s statement to shift Coal hub plans from Goa to Vijaydurg and Karwar.

08 Nov 2017

Govt to follow new recruitment system, post-creation in 30 days

The Manohar Parrikar has taken a major decision on recruitment procedure.

07 Nov 2017

Sangoldkars demand revocation of brewery NOC

Locals are up in arms over the licence given by the Sangolda panchayat to a microbrewery within its jurisdiction.





07 Nov 2017

Mormugao garbage will be treated within 3 months

Finally the heaps of garbage at the garbage treatment plant owned by Mormugao Municipal Council would be treated.

07 Nov 2017

AAP to observe DeMo day as day of betrayal

Aam Aadmi Party will observe the BJP mandated demonetization anniversary as a day of betrayal.

07 Nov 2017

Mahila Congress protests against LPG hike

The Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress held a dharna to protest the hike in price of LPG cylinders.





07 Nov 2017

Truck owners stone Vedanta truck at Codli, CM to meet afresh to negotiate rates

Fierce opposition from the truck owners finally compelled the government to have one more final negotiation on the transportation rate of iron ore. Vedanta has been instructed not to transport ore till Sunday.

06 Nov 2017

Goa Women’s league to kick off on 18th Nov

Goa Football Association President Elvis Gomes appealed to the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to intervene into the demand to improve the sports infrastructure

06 Nov 2017

Michael hits out at Govt, threatens to come on road

The controversy over division of PDAs is becoming hotter day by day.





06 Nov 2017

Kadamba plateau residents to hold Jal Satyagraha on Lib Day

Residents of Kadambapleateau next to capital city of Panaji are up in arms.

05 Nov 2017

Bailancho Ekvott wants proper security at the railway stations

Bailancho Ekvott has said the platforms of railway stations in Goa are not secure. Anybody can walk in through any of the several entries.

05 Nov 2017

Bailancho Ekvott wants proper security at the railway stations

Bailancho Ekvott has said the platforms of railway stations in Goa are not secure. Anybody can walk in through any of the several entries.





02 Nov 2017

Vasco road work contract terminated for slow pace and shoddy work

The government has terminated the contract awarded to a contractor for road widening and beautification work from Sada to Baina in Murgao.

02 Nov 2017

'Almost all' tiatrist & dramatists won't come under GST: Parrikar

Everybody including Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai is opposing GST imposed on the Triatrists and Drama producers.

02 Nov 2017

Mining truck owners to defy CM, come on roads to fight 'outside' trucks

Mining truck owners have decided to defy the chief minister and come on roads.





01 Nov 2017

Vijai wants Portuguese passport verification shifted back to Goa

Goans who seek Portuguese passport could get some relief.

01 Nov 2017

Mangor hill Sulabh toilets stinking, people want MMC to intervene

Damaged toilets, stench is a common occurrence when you approach toilets at Mongor.

01 Nov 2017

Milind complains to CM about MMC CO's non-cooperation

The Mormugao MLA Milind Naik wants the Sarvajanik Ganesh venue demolished alleging that it is being used for illegal activities.





01 Nov 2017

Over 5000 Govt vacancies to open after a month

All pending government employment vacancies will be advertised in one go after final figures is arrived at, the cabinet decided on Wednesday.

31 Oct 2017

Security arrangements in place for Madgao 'dindi'

The 108th Dindi Festival of Margao will be celebrated on 02nd November. Given some past incidents in the commercial capital, security will be tight for the festival.

30 Oct 2017

Is North Goa PDA bifurcation in interests of state? : Congress

The Congress party said that the bifurcation of the North Goa PDAS was not in the overall interest of the state.





30 Oct 2017

Queloshi finally gets its new ‘panchayat house’

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

30 Oct 2017

Panchayats near Airport will get more funds now: Mauvin

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

30 Oct 2017

Want Ottawa, Panaji to become twin cities: CCP Mayor

Now the putrid, garbage infested sewer like St Inez creek could get Canadian technology for its clean up.





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.

29 Oct 2017

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

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





29 Oct 2017

Train engine catches fire at Cansaulim

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

28 Oct 2017

Now Sudirsukt Jagor all over Goa, translation of book in 4 languages

A group of writers and artists supporting Vishnu Wagh have formed action committee to reach out his controversial Konkani book Sudirsukt all over Goa and even outside Goa by holding public recitals as well as translating it in four different languages.

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

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

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

28 Oct 2017

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

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

26 Oct 2017

BSNL promises better services from March 2018

Officials of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited convened a meeting with elected representatives from Savordem, Sanguem, Quepem and Curchorem to listen to their grievances over the telephone facilities.





26 Oct 2017

Girish files complaint over bogus names in Panaji electoral roll

AICC secretary Girish Chodankar has filed a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer about bogus names in the electoral roll of the Panaji constituency.

26 Oct 2017

Twin incidents mar bridge work in state

On Tuesday one of the huge construction cranes working at the New Mandovi bridge crashed into the river.And on Wednesday another crane at the construction of the new Zuari bridge toppled over.

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

Street Volunteers helping destitute to face life independently

A NGO has come forward to help the people living on the streets. They not only provide them basic amenities and shelter, but also make them independently live their life.

24 Oct 2017

Toilets ready by GTDC; But CRZ makes them a showpiece

This is ironical. But it gives an inkling on how much at cross purposes to each other government departments function.

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.





23 Oct 2017

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

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

23 Oct 2017

Salcette truck owners gherao officials over GPS activation

The truck owners from Salcette have claimed that the agency which is supposed to install and activate the GPS machines is not activating their machines despite paying the fees on time.

23 Oct 2017

India end decade win to win Asia Cup

India on Sunday ended their 10-year wait for continental triumph when they beat a gutsy Malaysia 2-1 in a nail-biting final to clinch their third Asia Cup hockey title





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

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

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

21 Oct 2017

Borim locals want Govt to end their traffic woes

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





21 Oct 2017

Green Goa Foundation threatens to file contempt petition against police, panchayat and municipalities

Green Goa Foundation has threatened to file a contempt petition against police, municipalities and village panchayats for not following the High Court directions vis-à-vis stray cattle on highways.

21 Oct 2017

Don’t interfere, constitute Council to decide Lit Award issue: Writers

Veteran Konkani writers and leaders have demanded to constitute the general council and leave the decision of literary awards to them, not the government.

18 Oct 2017

Goa gets into the mood of Diwali

Narkasurs dominated the streets of Goa on the eve of Diwali. But the real festival of lights and new year was celebrated in the homes on Wednesday morning across the state.





18 Oct 2017

Akash divo competition in Parra draws 549 entries

In the results declared in the Parra Akash divo competition, the first prize in the Calangute constituency was awarded to Khushi Narvekar while the first prize in Siolim constituency was given to Diptesh Salgaokar.

17 Oct 2017

Complaint filed against Sudirsukt writer & publishers

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

17 Oct 2017

Kadamba cancels bus trips to Maharashtra to avoid possible violence

The Kadamba Transport Corporation put on hold bus trips on 14 routes lest the buses may be damaged because of the staff of Maharashtra Road Transport Corporation went on strike.





17 Oct 2017

Canacona flood victims to get relief even for infrastructure loss

Government has decided to give one time relief to the flood-affected farmers, including for the infrastructure loss, besides the crop loss.

17 Oct 2017

Make farmers market at Margao Bus Stand, says Margao MLA

Margao MLA, Digambar Kamat has asked the government to acquire the open space within the Margao Kadamba Bus Stand and convert it into a farmers market for local vegetable vendors.

16 Oct 2017

Coast guard holds training programme for Coastal police

A special training session for the police personnel deployed at the Coastal Police Station was conducted on Monday by the Coast Guard.





16 Oct 2017

MGP MLA backs truckers' demand to raise transportation rate

Mining has still not started full swing. But the tussle over rates and routes has already heated up.

15 Oct 2017

Sankhali Muncipality inaugurates market renovation without inviting local MLA

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

15 Oct 2017

Swachch Bharat just another slogan in Goa

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





15 Oct 2017

3 vehicles damaged in Bambolim accident

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

14 Oct 2017

Bishop leads Fatima procession in Panaji

The annual procession of Our Lady of Fatima statue from the Bishop’s house to the church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception was held in Panaji on Friday.

14 Oct 2017

Verna Police arrest a rape accused

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





14 Oct 2017

Clear obstacles, avoid tragedies; Bicholim Municipality instructs vendors

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

14 Oct 2017

Goa Mahila Congress condemns Smriti’s remarks, demands apology

Goa Mahila Congress has demanded an apology from union minister Smriti Irani for passing derogatory remarks against Congresswomen recently.

12 Oct 2017

Why is PM Modi defending Jay Amit Shah, asks Congress

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





12 Oct 2017

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

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

12 Oct 2017

‘Maad’ in Ponda market poses threat to vendors

Recently there was death of a woman after a coconut tree collapsed on her. Looks like something similar is on cards for fish vendors in Ponda market.

12 Oct 2017

Dhempe College organizes mental health awareness programme

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





11 Oct 2017

NCP to approach court on open elections

The Nationalist Congress party has said that they would be approaching the courts to demand open elections in the university.

11 Oct 2017

Three -day conference on maritime security

Forum for Integrated National Security is organizing a three-day conference on maritime security titled “Sagar Discourse 2017”. About 21 countries are set to participate.

11 Oct 2017

Sal locals stop illegal dumping of waste in village

The residents of Sal village in Bicholim are upset voice against dumping of waste by contractors and scrap yard owners in their village.





01 Oct 2017

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

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

01 Oct 2017

Mickky files application for release of documents seized by CBI

Former tourism minister Mickky Pacheco has filed an application in the Margao Sessions Court asking for copies of his documents seized by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

30 Sep 2017

Cong vitiating political atmosphere, attacking govt as corruption avenues blocked: CM

The Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tore into Congress leader Girish Chodankar for his statements made about the Bharatiya Janata Party and its treatment of its Bahujan Samaj cadres including leaders on Friday.





30 Sep 2017

Goa Kabaddi referee examination on 15th Oct

Referee Board of Goa Kabaddi Association is holding referee examinations for all Goans.

30 Sep 2017

Calangute parish rally for clean tourism on World Tourism Day

Calangute parishioners led by their parish Priest church took out a rally in support of clean tourism.

30 Sep 2017

Fatorda Police station inaugurated, Aires files first complaint against Vijai

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





30 Sep 2017

Cortalim panchayat wants Quelossim body to shift out

The Cortalim Panchayat body on Saturday demanded that the Quelossim Panchayat should be immediately shifted to a new premises.

30 Sep 2017

No step-motherly treatment for South Goa: Parrikar

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

28 Sep 2017

CCTV cameras in Ponda turned to mere ‘showpieces’?

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





28 Sep 2017

Mapusa court frames rape charge against Tejpal, but he may approach SC

Tehelka’s former editor in chief Tarun Tejpal has finally been charged by the court for raping his junior colleague four years ago in Goa.

28 Sep 2017

TTAG predicts 55% fall in charter flight, tourism in danger this season

The Travel and Tourism Association has predicted a 50 % fall in charter flights arriving in Goa this season.

27 Sep 2017

Goa Tourism celebrates World Tourism Day

The Tourism Department, Goa Tourism Development Corporation and India Tourism and Travel and Tourism Association of Goa celebrated World Tourism Day on Wednesday.





27 Sep 2017

High Court sets new deadline of 9 Oct to shift Lucky 7 from Miramar

The High Court has given the ill-fated Lucky 7 vessel time till October 9 for it to be towed away.

27 Sep 2017

Worn out tyres of 108 ambulances pose a danger to patients

An ambulance carries a patient to a hospital to save his or her life.

27 Sep 2017

Highway widening work in Navelim begins

The National Highway 17 widening work in Naveli has begun.





26 Sep 2017

Goa could be the cleanest state in the country: Governor

Governor Dr Mridula Sinha, on Monday, said that Goa being a small state has bright chances to become the number one state under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

26 Sep 2017

Bardez Bazaar chairman accuses ex-chairman of committing frauds

Chairman of Bardez Bazaar Gurudas Sawal has accused former chairman of Bardez Bazaar Jaiwant Naik of blackmailing the committee members.

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

Too much traffic, no management in Mapusa

Shiv Sena met Traffic PI Tushar Vernekar and Mapusa PI Tushar Lotlikar on the issue of traffic congestion and traffic signals on Monday.

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.

25 Sep 2017

Calconda residents demand action against drugs peddler

Calconda residents submitted a memorandum to Margao Police demanding action against drug peddling in their area.





24 Sep 2017

Airport Taxi Union unites against illegalities, demand parking facility

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

24 Sep 2017

Photographers felicitated by Photojournalists Assn of Goa

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

24 Sep 2017

Fatorda police station set to be inaugurated on Dussehra day

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





24 Sep 2017

Volunteers clean Baina beach

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

23 Sep 2017

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

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

23 Sep 2017

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

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





23 Sep 2017

Portuguese consul general opens Lusophonia Film Festival

Consul General of Portugal Dr Francisco Duarte Azavedo said that we need to look forward to future and le bygone be bygones.

23 Sep 2017

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

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

21 Sep 2017

Carmona Anganwadi & Health Centre crying for basic infra

Broken ceilings, dripping water, overgrown bushes. The Carmona Anganwadi crying out for attention.





21 Sep 2017

Colombia becomes the first team to arrive for FIFA U-17

FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 set to begin in 15 days, Colombia became the first team to arrive in India for the tournament.

20 Sep 2017

Pre-season in Spain, FCGOA to travel on 7th Oct

A new-look FC Goa will fly to Murcia in Spain on 7th of October, for a run of pre-season games before the start of the 4th edition of the Hero Indian Super League.

20 Sep 2017

FC Bardez and Sporting to play Life Cup for Cancer Aid

Football lovers of Goa have come together to organise a charity match between Goa’s top professional teams FC Bardez Goa and Sporting Clube de Goa on September 23rd,





20 Sep 2017

Harmal local offers land to Tourism Dept to build toilet and parking facilities

A Harmal local has offered to give NOC to construct a parking lot, toilet facilities and access to the beach on his land.

19 Sep 2017

Priol still has no roads in the hilly terrain

Priol locals are an upset lot. Even in this time and age they cannot even take their two wheelers or 4 wheelers to their door steps. And why? Because either landlords,

19 Sep 2017

Salaulim attracts tourists, but Govt neglects accommodation facilities

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





19 Sep 2017

Hero motorcop displays FIFA U17 trophy

The Hero Motorcop displayed the FIFA U17 World Cup Trophy 2017 at Hero showroom on Tuesday

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.





18 Sep 2017

Stop Mopa work till court cases are over: Goans for Dabolim

Anchor: Goans for Dabolim on Monday demanded that the government stop the work on the Mopa airport as well as the approach road till all the cases that are in court are decided.

18 Sep 2017

Industry wants another FIR against Babu for IDC plots scandal

Opposition leader Babu Kavalekar is in more trouble as Goa’s industrialists have also turned against him.

18 Sep 2017

Karnataka artist's paintings on display at Bambolkar gallery

Art way, a solo art exhibition cum sale was organized at Bambolkar Art Gallery in Ponda on Monday.





18 Sep 2017

Vasco might soon get the renovated fire hydrant system

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

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.





17 Sep 2017

Makeup artist Cory Walia conducts make-up work workshop for Navhind Times

Anchor The Navhind Times’ Zest magazine organized a make up workshop titled a Glamorous you with celebrity Makeup artist Cory Wallia at Dempo House on Sunday.

17 Sep 2017

BJP observes Seva Diwas in Goa

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

17 Sep 2017

First phase of 9 crore rupee Mayem Lake development project complete

The first phase of much-delayed Mayem lake development work is over. It is likely to be inaugurated this tourist season.





16 Sep 2017

FIR against opposition leader: Cong cries foul, BJP says following procedure

The Anti-Corruption Branch filed a FIR against Leader of Opposition Babu Kavlekar for disproportionate assets of 4 crores.

14 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 still unlucky for Miramar beach

Is the Lucky 7 ever going to leave the Miramar shores? The company claims that the front of the vessel has been pulled so that it faces the sea.

14 Sep 2017

Carlos pitches for CCTV cameras, guards for govt schools

Vasco constituency will organise a rally on the 2nd of October to create awareness of Swachch Bharat initiative to keep the twin constituencies clean.





13 Sep 2017

It’s official. Goa to host 36th National Games in Nov ‘18

Finally the national games are in Goa. The 36th edition would be held in November next year. The Indian Olympic Association has given a go ahead.

13 Sep 2017

Cabinet clears IT startup policy, convention centre

The cabinet on Wednesday cleared the IT centric Goa start up policy and finalized anEDC driven special purpose vehicle to construct a convention centre and other infrastructure in the state. The project will come up at Dona Paula. The chief minister also said that the new enrolments for the DDSSY medical schemes will start from December. And as of now the renewals are on.

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

Is a minister also not safe in sobit Goem?

Aam Aadmi party has questioned the government as to what is the status of the aam admi if a minister in the cabinet says that he faces a threat to his life and has had to stop his walks due to that threat.

12 Sep 2017

Babu forced Mopa dhangars to transfer land: Mopa farmers

The Mopa Vimantall Xetkari Piditt Samiti alleged that local MLA and Tourism Minister Babu Ajgaonkar has forced 14 Dhangar families to sign away their rights on Mopa airport land. This was contrary to the National Green Tribunal order on the matter.

12 Sep 2017

New Vaddem, Vaddem residents want shortcut road conditions improved

New Vaddem and Vaddem pedestrians using a shortcut have raised serious concern over the dilapidated condition of the road.





12 Sep 2017

Taxi owners submits memorandum

Morjim Taxi owners have submitted a memorandum to Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopte that they don’t want the implementation of speed governance. They have requested to withdraw this decision.

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

Lucky Seven; already a disaster?

The grounded vessel Lucky 7 is still firmly entrenched on Miramar beach. The latest attempt to pull it out on Monday was an ill-conceived and unplanned disaster.





11 Sep 2017

Goa bans sea-swim after 7 pm, also cooking on the beaches

The government will bring in a law to ban swimming on Goan beaches after 7 in the evening in a bid to control instances of drowning.

11 Sep 2017

Municipal property owned by Pvt parties, MMC orders inquiry

Mormugao Municipal Council has initiated an inquiry into its properties which are occupied by some private parties or government departments.

11 Sep 2017

Vasco church square to be beautified

St Andrews Church Square in Vasco will be soon beautified.