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Crime

One arrested for possessing ganja in Quepem

Margao: The Fatorda police arrested a man for possessing ganja in Tanki, Quepem on Saturday. One, Ashik Munna Tapalwala, 21 years old, was arrested...

Swapnil Walke murder case: Court dismisses anticipatory bail plea of Edson Gonsalves

Panaji: Sessions Judge Sherin Paul on Wednesday dismissed the anticipatory bail petition filed by Edson Gonsalves in connection with Swapnil Walke murder case. The petition...

Calangute police arrests one for illegal possession, seize Rs 1.2 lakh

Panaji: In the continous drive against narcotic, the Calangute Police on Monday nabbed a 27-year-old man possessing illegal substances worth Rs 1.2 lakh. The accused,...

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 partners with Aeromobile to launch India’s first In-Flight mobile services

Mumbai, 26th September 2020: Jio and Panasonic Avionics Corporation subsidiary, AeroMobile, have partnered to launch India’s first in-flight services for JioPostpaid Plus users. Jio’s in-flight service will...

KKR to invest ₹ 5,550 crore in Reliance retail ventures.

Mumbai, September 23, 2020: Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”) and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (“RRVL”) announced today that global investment firm KKR will invest ₹ 5,550...

Jio announces Jio Postpaid Plus

Mumbai, 22nd September 2020: In pursuit of transforming the postpaid services segment, Jio is introducing JioPostpaid Plus, with never-heard-before benefits for postpaid users in India. The...

KRCL applauds Jio for providing the essential internet connectivity in the restoration of Pernem Railway Tunnel

Panaji: Officials of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) have appreciated an efforts of network and construction team of Reliance Jio at Goa, for swiftly...

JIO Cricket Plan Bundled with Voice, Data, SMS and free Disney+ Hotstar VIP

With Cricket carnival Indian Premier League (IPL) set commence within fortnight, the country’s leading telecom operator Reliance Jio has pleased cricket fans acroos Indian...

Politics

BJP is now “BHARTIYA JANATA PRIVATE LIMITED”: AAP

AAP slammed the BJP govt in Goa today after GIDC chairman Glen Ticlo, & BJP MLA admitted that the CM & Health Minister aren't...

CM exposed by own MLA: Durgadas Kamat

Panaji: Amid the ongoing turmoil between the Goa Industries Development Corporation (GIDC) and Goa State Industries Association (GSIA), Goa Forward Party (GFP) vice president...

Congress gained 6.32% votes in 2019 Loksabha elections- Girish Chodankar

Panaji - The people of Goa have sent a clear signal to the BJP Government about its descent from power in the last Loksabha...

Lokayukta indicts PI Nolasco Raposo in SC direction violation, recommendations suspension or transfer

Ribandar:  The Lokayukta has ordered that State government or Director General of Police should take the decision on whether to transfer or suspend or...

MGP leader Ketan Bhatikar takes BJP head-on for their criticism on Dhavalikar

Ponda: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s Ponda leader Ketan Bhatikar has drawn various anecdotes to rubbish claims of Bharatiya Janata Party that his leader Sudin Dhavalikar...

Education

Underprivileged students of Sattari to get smartphones, Vishwajit Rane confirms

Panaji: Unable to afford smartphones and internet facilities three students from Sattari's remote Harijanwada-Malpan village have been deprived of their SSC online classes. Considering...

SSC, HSSC students and plasma donors felicitated at Valpoi By Devendra Gaonkar

Valpoi: Phoenix Socio Cultural Associations’-‘Phoenix Students’ Wing’ Valpoi felicitated meritorious students of SSC and HSSC and plasma donors in a function held at Valpoi. Speaking...

Schools not to reopen before October 02: CM

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday announced that the reopening of the schools in the state would not happen before October 02, due...
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Art & Culture

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...

One and half day Ganesh festival ends, immersions held across the state

  Panaji: Several thousand households immersed Ganesh in different waterbodies on Sunday ending the two day long Chaturthi festival, which is observed in a major...

National News

Sports

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...

“GFDC has been functioning illegally, new council yet to be formed”

Bambolim: In startling revelations, Goa Football Development Council’s Member Secretary Aleixo Da Costa has termed entire body as illegal. Speaking on Prime Media’s “Prime Encounter”...
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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

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 been adversely impacted. But with...

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...

Stakeholders seek phase-wise unlocking of Goa tourism industry

  Panaji: Tourism stakeholders in Goa urged the state government on Sunday to facilitate phase-wise unlocking of the industry, saying if the shutdown continues, it...

It’s no from Sattari for Waterfall revelers due to COVID-19 By Akib Shaikh

Valpoi: Sattari, which records the highest rainfall every year, attracts tourist during monsoon season, tourist across the state comes here for water rafting, forest...

Blog

Tourism Fiasco

Quite on the heels of World Tourism Day, we hear that Goa Government is yet to finalise the Draft Tourism Policy. What can we...

COVID19: 438 new cases, six dead 

Panaji: Total 438 new cases of COVID-19 infection was reported in Goa on Monday, taking the total tally to 32,396. The health department official said...

Congress held protest march at Raj Bhavan demanding withdrawal of farm bills

Dona Paula: Congress party on Monday marched to Raj Bhavan in Goa demanding that the central government should withdraw Farm Bills, which were recently...
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Women Empowerment

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...

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...