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Crime

FC Chennaiyin official caught with drugs during final of ISL

Panaji: Goa Police on Saturday arrested an official of Chennaiyin FC official during the final of ISL match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Fatorda...

23-year-old man arrested for kidnapping, raping minor

Margao: Goa police on Thursday arrested a 23-year-old man for kidnappning and raping a 13-year-old school going girl in South Goa. Superintendent of Police (South)...

55-year-old killed at Sankhalim during hunting expedition

Panaji: Goa police on Wednesday arrested a 39-year-old man for killing 55-year-old person during hunting expedition last night in Sakhalim village of North Goa. A...

ThinkTank

As 10 public sector banks head for merger, there is growing fear and mistrust among employees – By Jeanne Pereira

Ever since the government announced the merger of 10 public sector banks into four large lenders last August, there is an invisible angst and...

In times of Corona, is Goa ZP elections too risky?? By Deepali Desai  

  The Election Commission may have postponed the Zilla Parishad elections from this Sunday to next week but the risk of Coronavirus outbreak still looms...

Bhavesh Zambaulikar has become face of BJP rebellion: Rupesh Samant

Zambaulim (Rivona): Bharartiya Janata Yuva Morcha leader Bhavesh Zambaulikar has become a face of rebellion in the saffron party, which is leaving no stone...

Business

Ambani hails RIL staff as ‘frontline warriors’, reiterates co’s role in India’s war against COVID-19

    New Delhi, Apr 6  With thousands of his company employees helping run lifelines in a lockdown country - from phone lines to stores to...

Jio offers 100 minutes of free Talktime, 100 free SMS to help poor in lockdown

New Delhi, Mar 31  Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio on Tuesday offered its JioPhone users 100 minutes of free talktime and 100 free SMS...

Reliance Industries Announces Rs. 500 Crore Contribution to PM CARES Fund In Addition to its Multi-pronged On-the-Ground Fight against Covid-19

  #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega Mumbai, 30th March 2020: Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) today announced a donation of Rs. 500 crore to PM CARES Fund in response to the call by the Prime...

Jio offers free broadband for new customers, double data for existing

  New Delhi, Mar 24 Reliance Jio on Monday said it will offer free broadband service to new customers and doubled data limit for all...

Reliance Industries further Steps Up its Support to India’s Fight Against Coronavirus

  #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega Mumbai, 23rd March 2020: Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has responded to its call-of-duty to be at the service of the nation 24x7 in our collective...

Politics

Zilla Panchayat Elections postponed again, new dates to be announced soon

  Panaji: State Election Commission on Friday announced that the scheduled March 24 Zilla Panchayat elections have been postponed, till further dates are announced. State Election...

Governing state was a challenge which we successfully handled: Pramod Sawant

Panaji: Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that governing the state after the demise of Manohar Parrikar, last year, was a challenge which his government...

Opposition has run out of issues for ZP poll: Sadanand Tanavade

Panaji: BJP Goa President Sadanand Tanavade on Sunday said that the voters need not fear about Coronavirus during the upcoming Zilla Panchayat election scheduled...

BJP will win in North and South Goa, comfortably: Tanavade

Sankhalim: BJP Goa Chief Sadanand Tanavade said that the party will win both the Zilla Panchayat elections in North and South Goa, with comfortable...

जि. पं. निवडणुकीसाठी मुख्यमंत्री आणि प्रदेशाध्यक्षांचा राज्यभर दौरा

  पणजी : 22 मार्च रोजी होऊ घातलेल्या जिल्हा पंचायत निवडणुकीसाठी भाजपने जोरदार मोर्चेबांधणी सुरू केली आहे. उत्तर आणि दक्षिण गोवा जिल्हा पंचायत मतदारसंघात भाजपच्या...

Education

Dhirubhai Ambani School commences teaching through virtual platform

                 Mumbai, Mar 27 -  As schools around the country remain closed for an extended period, Dhirubhai Ambani International School is commencing stay-at-home life...

Covid19: All exams from ninth to twelfth postponed

Panaji: Goa Education Department on Friday announced that all the examinations from ninth to twelfth including the board exams have been postponed. State Education Director...

Covid-19: School examinations up to eighth standard cancelled

Panaji: Goa Education Department on Tuesday cancelled all the examinations upto standard eighth in the wake of current alert due to possible spread of...
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Art & Culture

झाला लोकोत्सवाचा गजर!

  ढोलांच्या नादाने गाव दुमदुमून जातो.. ग्रामदेवतांच्या नावाचा जयघोष सुरू होतो. चव्हाटयावरचा शुकशुकाट, माणसांनी गजबजून जातो. दिवसाची चव्हाटयावर गजबज तर रात्री मांडावर लोककलांचा फड रंगतो....

तळकोकणातल्या धुळवडीक चला..!

  ढोलांवर काठी बसते. आसमंत आवाजाने दुमदुमून जातो. जयजयकाराचा गजर होतो आणि देवाची स्वारी भक्तांच्या भेटीला मंदिरातून बाहेर पडते. सर्वत्र मंगलमय वातावरण असते. वैशाख वणव्यातही...

National News

Sports

Nita Ambani features in 10 most influential women in sports

New Delhi, Mar 12 - Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the list of 10 most...

Premier League and Hero ISL demonstrate commitment to development of football in India with renewed Mutual Cooperation Agreement

Chairperson and founder of Football Sports Development Limited and Reliance Foundation, Mrs Nita Ambani, joined Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters today at the...

FC Goa Team to be feted at Big Fat Fatorda Carnival Blast 2020

Fatorda: The team of FC Goa would be felicitated at Big Fat Fatorda Carnival Blast 2020 on Monday. The Carnival which has emerged as the...

Goans can witness cricket world cup at Australia with Goa Adventure Club

*T20 World Cup Tour* Tour to Australia Organised by *Goa Adventure Club* +91 8007274939, Ciba-Verna An opportunity to witness the India v/s South Africa T20 World Cup match together...
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Interview

I will expose those people who framed me in police station attack and rape case: Babush Monserratte

Panaji: After a gap of almost five years, former minister and Congress candidate for Panaji by-election Babush Monserratte gave his consent to get interviewed...

People are enthusiastic that a worker has become the CM: Pramod Sawant

https://youtu.be/e71-w9L7Ebw   Goa CM Pramod Sawant spoke to us after casting his vote.   Kothambi: Mining has been a major issue for this election which is also concerning...

We will work out new resources for revenue generation: Pramod Sawant

https://youtu.be/3ojldHbJFJE Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after taking over the reign for the first time spoke to www.goanewshub.com. In a short three-minute-long video interview to Rupesh Samant, Sawant...

Tourism

After lockdown period is fully over, tourism can start with health protocol: Michael Lobo

Panaji: Goa’s tourism industry can gradually resume with strict health protocols only after COVID-19 situation in India is under control, a senior state minister said. State Port Minister Michael Lobo,...

Beach shacks pulled down, its end of tourist season for Goa

Panaji:  With borders sealed and seashores getting completely deserted to stop curb of COVID-19, Goa’s signature palm roof thatched beach shacks have begun dismantling...

Covid19: Goa Tourism industry predicts Rs 1,000 crore revenue and 75,000 job loses 

Panaji: Projecting that the Covid19 virus will cost the state tourism industry approximately Rs 1,000 crore and sea of job losses, the apex body...

Rates dropped! Get 1000 discount on Hampi Tour with Goa Adventure Club

  Goa Adventure Club is a travel start up based in Ciba-Verna, who organize inbound and outbound tours catering to families, students and honeymoon couples,...

Blog

After lockdown period is fully over, tourism can start with health protocol: Michael Lobo

Panaji: Goa’s tourism industry can gradually resume with strict health protocols only after COVID-19 situation in India is under control, a senior state minister...

Goa to recommend to PMO to extend the lockdown till April 30

Panaji: Goa Cabinet on Wednesday decided to recommend to the Prime Minister’s Office that the current lockdown due to COVID-19 should continue till April...

कोरोना’ संकटामुळे कलिंगड शेतकरी चिंतेत, 400 टन माल पडून

  कोरोनामुळे केलेल्या लॉकडाऊनचा सर्वाधिक फटका बसला तो शेतकरी वर्गाला. सद्यस्थितीत त्याचा मोठा परिणाम सिंधुदुर्गातील कलिंगड शेतकऱयांवर झाला आहे. शेतकऱयांनी अपार कष्ट करून तयार झालेला...
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Women Empowerment

Nita Ambani features in 10 most influential women in sports

New Delhi, Mar 12 - Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the list of 10 most...

रायगडची प्रिया बाबुराव तेटगुरे ठरली कोकण रेल्वेची पहिली महिला रेल्वे चालक

  आज प्रत्येक क्षेत्रात महिला पुरुषाच्या खांद्याला खांदा लावून काम करताना आपण पाहतो. म्हणूनच 'मुलगी शिकली प्रगती झाली' असे आपण म्हणतो. हल्ली महिला विविध क्षेत्रात...

Rohan Khaunte projects lady ZP candidates on Women’s Day

Porvorim: Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte on International Women’s Day projected his Zilla panchayat candidates as “role models to thousands of young girls and women...