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Crime

15 arrested for operating illegal casino in a hotel at Varca

Margao: South Goa police on Sunday arrested 15 persons for operating casino illegally in a hotel at Varca. Under the guidance of SP South, a...

13 men arrested in Goa for running fake call centre from Morjim

Panaji: The Goa Cyber Crime cell on Wednesday arrested 13 people from different states for operating a fraud call centre in the coastal state,...

21 years old youth arrested for kidnapping minor girl

Valpoi: Police have arrested 21-year-old man for kidnapping a minor girl from Nagargao village in Sattari after befriending her on the Facebook. Dhana Kaskar was...

ThinkTank

Building through forest : The project that will kill the lungs of Goa.

Goa to Belgaum (karnataka) is a 3 hour ride via the NH 4A highway which later narrows down until the trees and plants start...

Alive time & Dead time : Covid19 Lockdown

  WHAT  IS A LOCKDO WN? A lockdown is an emergency protocol that usually prevents people or information from leaving an area. The protocol can usually only...

Goa Government ill equipped to handle COVID 19

  Goa Government is faced with challenged as 18,253 people are expected to arrive in the state. On 21st March the Goa government  announced the shutting...

Business

Jio Welcomes the Government of India’s Reforms to Strengthen the Indian Telecom Sector

Mumbai:  Jio heartily welcomes the reforms and relief package announced by the Government of India, as these are a timely step towards strengthening India’s...

What happens to current Ford owners ?

Panaji : American multinational automobile manufacturer Ford Motors is winding up its operations in India. The US carmaker entered the Indian market some 25 years...

On World EV Day, Jio-bp partners with BluSmart to set up EV charging infrastructure in India

Mumbai: Jio-bp, the fuels and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited and bp announced a partnership with BluSmart, India's first and largest all-electric ride-hailing...

The All- New Royal Enfield Classic 350- Legend Reborn

Royal Enfield launches the all-new Classic 350 - Quintessential, timeless and retro-styled with all the underpinnings of a contemporary motorcycle Everything good, is now delightful...

Jio launches 5 prepaid recharge plans with free Disney+ Hotstar subscription

Jio users can now access all content, including international content in English, with the new plans; - International content includes Disney+ originals, tv...

Politics

P Chidambaram, Dinesh Rao to visit Goa on September 18

Panaji : Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar informed that Senior All India Congress Committee (AICC) election observer P Chidambaram and AICC desk...

BJP team to visit Goa on Sept 20 to discuss election strategy

Panaji: Senior BJP leaders including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis would be arriving in Goa on September 20 to decide strategy for upcoming...

Suhas Naik former MGP candidate from Poriem joins AAP Strengthens Party hold in North Goa

Former MGP candidate from Poriem Suhas Naik joined the Aam Aadmi Party, strengthening its hold in North Goa. Inspired by the leadership of Arvind...

“BJP Legislators trying to woo voters ahead of elections should not distribute groceries in pick and choose fashion” – GPCC Vice President Sankalp Amonkar

GPCC Vice President Sankalp Amonkar on Thursday morning said that the prices of groceries and vegetables had sky rocketed and people had to face...

Goa will once again show faith on BJP: Devendra Fadanavis

Panaji: After his appointment as election incharge for Goa, former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanavis tweeted “Goa CM @DrPramodPSawant and his entire Cabinet has done...

Education

Coding and Robotics education in schools

Panaji: The Coding and Robotics Education in Schools (CARES) scheme was announced in the budget by Chief Minister on March 24, 2021. It aims...

Nuts over Coconuts: VMSIIHE Celebrates World Coconut Day  

On the occasion of World Coconut Day, V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) hosted their ongoing series 'Culinary Conversations' with David...

JEE-Paper Leak : NSUI Goa demands enquiry under supervision of sitting SC judge

Panaji : The National Students’ Union of India, Goa has demanded an enquiry under the supervison of Supreme Court Judge in the alleged JEE...
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Art & Culture

Matoli, a showcase of local flora

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as the birth of Lord Ganpati, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The festival is not only brings together...

Ganesh Murti that melts into delicious chocolate milk

This year more and more people are opting for an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi. While idols made from traditional methods such as plaster of paris...

National News

Sports

Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs invites applications for State Youth Award

Panaji : The State Youth Award for the year 2020-21 will be given by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs. The authority has...

Manipal Hospitals becomes the first hospital in Goa to launch a dedicated Sports medical team

The hospital has also partnered with Goa Football Association (GFA) to provide free basic life support training for players associated with the GFA and...

United Boys of Mojorda winners in Quepem Football Tourney

United Boys of Majorda defeated Alcoholic Warriors of Sirvodem, Navelim with 4-0 score line in the football tournament that was organized by United Boys...

Two sisters amongst five Goans who won medals at 3rd International Online Bon Championship

Canacona: Two sisters were among five Goans to bag bronze medals at the 3rd International Online Bon Championship organised by World Tongilmoodo Federation, South...
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Interview

BBSM is not against english, we are pro regional language : Subhash Velingkar

Panaji : GNH interviewd Bhartiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch(BBSM) Goa state convenor, Subhash Velingkar. The movement which demandes grant in aid from the government for...

Goa Engineering student innovation helps to stamp out coconut killer

Panaji: As farmers across the globe are using new technologies for better yields, a student from Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda Pankaj Kumar...

Irked by plastic waste in surroundings, Goa-based startup develops eco-friendly product solutions

Sachin Gangadharan is the founder of LaFabrica Craft Pvt Ltd. Founded in early 2020, they design, craft and distribute innovative biodegradable packaging and eco-friendly...

Tourism

38 Goans travel to Kashmir with GAC Holidays, a unit of Goa Adventure Club

GAC Holidays, a unit of Goa Adventure Club has organized a tour to Kashmir with more than 38 travelers from Goa. This is the first trip to Kashmir by...

Goa opens vaccination for foreigners

Panaji: The Goa government has opened up its COVID19 vaccination centres for the foreigners to take the jab after producing their passport. State Vaccination Nodal...

Now, Goans can get Dubai tourist visa within 2 days at only 6999/-

Dubai has opened itself for fully vaccinated tourists with cases in India reducing, people across India can now travel to Dubai with tourist visas...

Goa govt to take up with centre tourism industry’s demand on resumption of chartered flights

Panaji: Chief Minister  Pramod Sawant has said that the state government will put up to the centre, the request by industry bodies to resume...

Blog

15 arrested for operating illegal casino in a hotel at Varca

Margao: South Goa police on Sunday arrested 15 persons for operating casino illegally in a hotel at Varca. Under the guidance of SP South, a...

Palolem beach road in bad condition, RG demands facelift

Panaji: The road leading to the famous Palolem beach is in bad shape mainly due to the work related to the laying of the...

Casinos to resume in the state from Monday onwards

Panaji: Goa government on Saturday announced to restart Casinos in the state from coming Monday onwards with the rider that they should adhere to...
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Women Empowerment

Women will play major role in bringing Congress to power in 2022 – Dr. Seema Fernandes

Margao/Panjim - Congress Party has always respected the women and our governments have always taken initiatives to empower the women in the country. I...

Goa Women’s Forum gives recommendations to tackle issues faced by widows

June 23 is observed as International Widows Day by the United Nations, this day is observed to create awareness about the situation of widows...

Compassionate home chefs turned entrepreneurs during COVID  

The Covid-19 pandemic, its challenges and the subsequent lockdowns have showered us with many blooming and innovative ideas. One such thought struck Goan friends,...