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Crime

26-year-old waiter arrested for possessing Ganja at Parra

Mapusa: Mapusa Police on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man for possessing Ganja worth Rs 40,000 at the outskirts of Mapusa city, nine kms away...

Delhi man arrested in Goa for creating terror alert on board Air India flight

Vasco: Goa Police on Thursday detained a passenger who travelled by  Air India’s Delhi-Goa flight for creating panicky situation on-board claiming about the terrorist...

Chain snatchers attack senior citizen at Old Goa

Old Goa: Old Goa Police have registered FIR against unknown persons for snatching chain from a senior citizen. As per complaint filed by Vijaylaxmi Gupta,...

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 unveils new, upgraded `JioPages’; Made-in-India mobile browser supports 8 Indian languages

New Delhi, Oct 22  Reliance Jio has launched new, revamped `JioPages', its Made-in-India mobile browser that is available in eight Indian languages and promises...

Qualcomm and Jio Align Efforts on 5G

MUMBAI / SAN DIEGO – October 21, 2020: Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Jio Platforms Limited (Jio) along with its wholly owned subsidiary Radisys Corporation today...

Mukesh Ambani pitches for push to manufacturing

New Delhi, Oct 20  India's most valuable company Reliance Industries was once fined for producing more than its licensed capacity, its owner and richest...

Jio becomes first telco to cross 40 crore subscribers mark: Trai data

New Delhi, Oct 15 Reliance Jio has become the first mobile service provider to cross 40 crore customers mark in India with net addition...

Jio designed to help India lead fourth industrial revolution, says Mukesh Ambani

New Delhi, Oct 8 - Having missed most of the first three industrial revolutions, India has its chance to lead the fourth industrial revolution...

Politics

Mandrem BJP Leader Deepak Kalangutkar likely to resign from party

Pernem: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Mandrem Deepak Kalangutkar said that he is likely to quit the party, citing humiliation of karyakartas as reason...

Several Citizens from Benaulim join Aam Aadmi Party

Panaji : Citizens from Benaulim formally joined the Aam Aadmi Party today in a formal function held at Benaulim. AAP Convenor and leader Rahul...

Kiran Kandolkar to join GFP after Dussehra, claims on Aldona, Thivim constituencies

Panaji: After expressing his unhappiness over BJP Kiran Kandolkar has now announced his plans to join Goa Forward Party. He said he would formally...

Congress files complaint for maligning the image of party leaders

Panaji: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) office bearer Pratibha Borkar filed a formal complaint against maligning images of  party leaders on social media on...

Porvorim residents complaint about fake voters in Soccoro Panchayat, thanks to BJP

  Porvorim: The residents of Porvorim have brought to the notice of the Election Commission of India (ECI) about the sizeable number of fake voters...

Education

NSUI Goa launches membership drive for students

Panaji: The National Students Union of India, Goa has launched membership drive for students. Speaking to GNH, NSUI North Goa president Naushad Chowdhari said,...

Goans vote against reopening of schools

Panaji: After nod from the Central government for reopening of schools, the state government has been contemplating on whether to reopen schools or not....

Students trek hilltop to access internet for online classes in Sanguem

Sanguem: A group of 25 students, a mix of boys and girls, trek three kilometers to reach to the hilltop inside wildlife sanctuary every...
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Art & Culture

Goans find own way to celebrate Navratri amid pandemic

Panaji: The nine-day festival of Navratri, which commenced on Saturday, has been celebrated with pomp and fervour over the years. However, this year the...

सत्तरीच्या वेळूस गांवांत गेली कितलीशींत दशकां एक वेगळेंच तरेन गौरी देवीची पूजा करता. देवेंद्र गांवकार

  वेळूस-वाळपय:  वेळूस गांवचे लोक गणेश चतूर्थीच्या पाचव्यां दिसा एक वेगळेंच तरेन गौरी देवीची, गांवचे न्हयचेर पूजा करतात. दरवर्सा चवथींचा पाचव्यां दिसा वेळूस गांवच्यो संगळ्यो सवाशणी...

National News

Sports

36th National Games allotted to Goa have been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi: The 36th National Games allotted to Goa, which was scheduled from 20.10.2020 to 04.11.2020, had been postponeddue to outbreak of the Covid-19...

Minister Deepak Pauskar confused over Pak players in Vilas Desai cricket team

Panaji: PWD Minister and Sanvordem MLA Deepak Pauskar has challenged MGP leader Ketan Bhatikar to prove that the Cricket team of Vilas Desai had...

Investigate role of GFDC Vice Chairman Dr. Shrikant Ajgaonkar in football match fixing- Vithu Morajkar

Margao - The role of Dr. Shrikant Ajgaonkar who is the vice chairman of Goa Football Development Council and also member of Sports Authority...

AFC red-flags 6 Goa Professional League matches for possible ”manipulation”, GFA says no evidence

Panaji: The Asian Football Confederation has red-flagged six matches of last year''s Goa Professional League for possible "match manipulation" but the state association on Monday...
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Interview

Depositors should always trust Goa-born credit societies or reputed nationalized banks with their deposits: Prakash Velip

Quepem: Goa’s former Cooperation minister Prakash Velip has said that the depositors should always go by the Goa born credit cooperative societies or reputed...

Writer Neha Savakar Vaze narrate stories to the children through her youtube initiatives

Panaji: During the coronavirus pandemic time, when the children are away from their school campus, Goa-based writer Neha Savakar Vaze has come up with...

Goa’s future generation gets skilled under ambitious NSQF program Rupesh Samant

  Porvorim: Vocational Education under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) has added a new leaf to the learning process in Goa. From the year...

Tourism

Goa Tourism Board to be formed as a part of the policy

Panaji: Goa Tourism will form a board comprising of its stakeholders as a part of the policy which was approved by state cabinet on Wednesday. Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that...

CM announces plan to boost tourism under Swamyampurna Goa

Panaji: After announcing the action plan for  agriculture, animal husbandry, women and self-help groups, the government has now released the blueprint for promoting tourism...

World Tourism Day: Plight of tourism industry amid pandemic

Panaji: As travelling across the world had come to a standstill in view of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year; the traveling industry has...

Goa pins hopes on drive-in tourists from neighbouring states

Panaji: The tourism industry in Goa is banking on drive-in visitors after the mandatory COVID-19 test for domestic travellers at state borders, railway stations...

Blog

‘Multi-Modal Logistics – A Game Changer for State of Goa

Panaji: At the 6th Edition - CII Goa Conference on Logistics held today Industry stalwarts from Goa and across India participated to drive the...

Coal Block issue: GFP Chief Vijai Sardesai accuses CM of selling Goa to the highest bidder 

Coal Block issue: GFP Chief Vijai Sardesai accuses CM of selling Goa to the highest bidder Margao: Goa Forward Party President Vijai Sardesai has said...

Congress rules out possibility of pre-poll alliance with GFP, MGP

Panaji: The Congress party in Goa on Saturday ruled out any possibility of pre-poll alliance with the regional parties for the next State Legislative...
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Women Empowerment

CM announces Swayampurna Goa campaign supporting women, self-help groups

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday announced Swamyampurna Goa campaign, a village level action plan to make the state self-sufficient under the Centre's...

Spark + Technology enters into MOU with Gowomania over women empowerment

Panaji: Spark + Technologies and all-women initiative Gowomania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding which aims towards building a social Innovation network for Goa...

Goa’s women self help group join the mission to fight back COVID-19

  Panaji: Several women self help groups in Goa’s rural areas are contributing to the efforts of the state government to fight back COVID-19 by...