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Crime

Minor rape case : Police intensify patrolling

Panaji : Goa Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Kumar Meena has informed that a case has been registered on the accused persons involved...

Interstate mobile snatchers arrested by PS Pernem

In a swift action taken by Pernem Police Station, a gang involved in mobile snatching has been busted from Haveri Karnataka. It may be re-called...

CBI arrests Goa-based man on charges of sexually abusing 25-30 children, selling videos

The CBI has arrested a Goa-based man for allegedly sexually abusing 25-30 children and selling videos of his illicit acts to Indians and foreigners...

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

Reliance Foundation administers over 10 lakh COVID vaccine doses to RIL employees, family members

New Delhi: Reliance Foundation, the philanthropy arm of India's largest company by market value, has administered over 10 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to company...

Reliance Digital announces digital india sale brings exclusive offers, big discounts and more

Reliance Digital is all set to launch India’s Biggest Electronics Sale – the Digital India Sale on July 26. The sale will be live...

Reliance Retail Q1 pre-tax profit up 80% at Rs 1,941 crore

Reliance Retail on Friday reported an increase of 79.88 per cent in its pre-tax profit at Rs 1,941 crore for the first quarter ended...

Jio Q1 net profit rises 45 pc to Rs 3,651 crore

Digital company Jio on Friday reported a 44.9 per cent jump in its net profit to Rs 3,651 crore for the first quarter ended...

Reliance retail ventures limited announces acquisition of controlling stake in just dial limited for a total consideration of ₹ 3,497 crores

Mumbai, July 16, 2021: Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (“RRVL”), Just Dial Limited (“Just Dial”) and VSS Mani & others, today executed definitive agreements which will...

Politics

Opposition benches rushed to the well objecting to minister’s theatrics comment

Panaji: The Opposition benches rushed to the well of the House on Wednesday objecting to the statement by State Legislative Affairs minister Mauvin Godinho,...

Congress demands dismissal of BJP government in Goa

Panaji: Congress Party delegation led by President Girsh Chodankar today called on the Governor of Goa P.S. Sreedharan Pillai and submitted two Memorandums raising...

Sawant, Kejriwal indulges into twitter class over politician third class statement

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his Delhi counterpart Arvind kejriwal has entered into a twitter clash over the statement of AAP leader...

GFP-Congress alliance for Goa election is approved: Vijai Sardesai

Panaji: Goa Forward Party President Vijai Sardesai on Tuesday said that the Congress party has agreed to have an alliance with his political outfit...

CM takes strong objection to AAP leader terming Goa politicians as third class

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday took strong objection to  AAP terming Goa’s politicians as “third class.” “AAP has always indulged in cheap politics...

Education

99.40 per cent students passed in HSSC examination of Goa Board

Panaji: Total 99.40 per cent students passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination conducted by Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Board...

Goa Board to announce HSSC results on Monday

Panaji: Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will announce the results of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) on July 19, tomorrow. Board Chairman...

Schools remain shut for safety but what is the psychological impact on children?

Panaji : Schools not only teach new skills and prepare you for exams but they also provide a safe environment for children where friendships...
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Art & Culture

Senior Tiatr Artists to be felicitated tomorrow

Panaji : Tiatr Academy of Goa and Kala Academy are set to organise Tiatr Day celebrations tomorrow on Friday, 23rd April 2021 at 4:30 PM...

Shigmo Parades to be held in 3 cities this year

   Panaji : One Shigmo in each district, hence it was decided that in North and South Goa would have Shigmo but after a request...

National News

Sports

Boxing is like playing Chess : Lenny D’Gama

It's a proud moment for Goans as Lenny D'Gamma is selected as the only Asian Evaluator in the Olympics which are set to be...

Manohar Parrikar T20 Cricket tournament to have finals today

  Panaji : The first edition of the Manohar Parrikar T20 Cricket tournament organised by Yuva De Goa 2.0 has reached the final, the tournament...

Second Edition of SCRL held, Saishakti Warriors won the trophy

  Sanguem: The second round of Sanguem Rural Champion League was held on Sunday in which Saishakti Warriors were crowned as winners after beating Bhuto...

Sanguem Rural Champion League 2021 gets underway

Sanguem: Inauguration of Sanguem Rural Champion League (SRCL) 2021 was held on Sunday  14th of March in the hands of Savirti Babu Kavalekar, vice...
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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

Govt should encourage hinterland tourism in Sattari Devendra Gaonkar

Sattari: The Government should make efforts to encourage hinterland tourism in Sattari taluka which is bestowed with many waterfalls, springs, temples, rivers and serene environment. The locals feel that the...

Goa’s tourism activities must resume after total vaccination: Minister

Panaji: Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said tourism activities should resume only after the entire population of the coastal state is completely...

GTDC pins hope on early resumption of tourism

Panaji: Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) is pinning its hope on early resumption of tourism industry to minimise its losses. The State-run Special Purpose Vehicle...

Hit hard by COVID-19, Goa’s tourism industry hopes for revival

Goa's tourism sector, which has been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, is staring at a challenging task of revival of the industry considering...

Blog

Courts in Goa to function full fledged from August 2

Panaji : The Hon’ble the Chief Justice and other Hon’ble Judges of the Administrative Committee, after taking into account the present situation of COVID-19...

7 दिवसांनी सापडला ” त्या ” युवकाचा मृतदेह गाळेलमध्ये खचलेल्या डोंगरखाली अडकला होता दुर्दैवी युवक

  सिंधुदुर्ग - गाळेल येथील भूस्खलनामुळे डोंगर खचून त्याखाली अडकलेल्या वेंगुर्लेतील “त्या” दुर्दैवी युवकाचा मृतदेह आज बाहेर काढण्यात यश आले आहे. गेले सात दिवस ग्रामस्थ व...

152 new infections, two died due to covid-19 in Goa on Thursday

Panaji,: Goa's coronavirus caseload went up by 152 and reached 1,71,052 on Friday , a health department official said. The death toll reached 3,146 as...
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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,...