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Crime

NCB arrests Nigerian drug lord at Anjuna 

Panaji: In a joint operation with Goa Police, the Narcotic Control Bureau on Sunday arrested Nigerian national Tiger Mustafa at Anjuna in North Goa. The...

British national rape case accused re-arrested, seven months after his  escape from Colvale jail

  Mapusa: The accused in British national rape case in Goa was apprehended at Hoskote town near Bangaluru Karnataka on intervening night of Friday-Saturday, seven...

One arrested for possession of charas and MDMA worth by Pernem Police.

  Pernem Police have arrested one Himachal Pradesh native for illegal possession of charas and MDMA drugs. As per PI Jivba Dalvi information was received from...

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 ensures that Jio phone users will remain connected during the Pandemic

Mumbai, 14th May 2021: JioPhone was launched with the mission to provide a digital life to every Indian. In these unprecedented times of the Covid pandemic,...

Designing in Distress

The Coronavirus has changed the way our world revolved and the way our business rotated. Suddenly, all business plans that we had meticulously designed...

Indospace partners with model economic township to expand warehousing presence in haryana, acquires 55 acres in Farukhnagar

Mumbai: IndoSpace, India’s largest developer and manager of Grade A industrial real estate and logistics parks, today announced the acquisition of 55 acres at...

Goa IT firm realigns business verticals into single entity – Kilowott

Panaji: Goan IT firm Nordic Intent with a global presence in multiple markets has consolidated some of its business verticals and brought it under a single...

Reliance to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees, families

New Delhi: - India’s leading corporate house Reliance Industries Ltd will bear the cost of vaccinating its employees and their immediate family. Around an estimated...

Politics

Girish Chodankar should stop acting sadist: BJP

Panaji: BJP has termed GPCC Chief Girish Chodankar as sadist over his statements against the government during the pandemic times. “Congress leader Mr. Girish Chodankar...

BJP is trying to satisfy Congress leader’s wish to get his son on the throne: Dr Ketan Bhatikar

Ponda: MGP Ponda leader Dr Ketan Bhatikar reacting sharply to the Power Game at Ponda Municipal Council has said that BJP is trying to...

AAP contributes to defeat of 2 GFP backed candidates in Fatorda.

  The Aam Aadmi Party backed Citizens Choice Panel in MMC Polls has emerged as a spoilsport for the Goa Forward Party and if the...

GFP alleged that BJP leaders were distributing money at Fatorda

Fatorda: Goa Forward Party on Thursday evening alleged that some of the BJP leaders and their supporters were distributing money at Gauliwado, who ran...

High voltage drama as Sankalp Amonkar’s supporters catch people distributing Vitamin M

  Mormugao: The election for Mormugao Municipal Council took a different turn on Thursday when supporters of Congress leader Sankalp Amonkar caught two people distributing...

Education

Educationalists welcome decision of postponing Board exam but concern over the future

Panaji: While rising COVID-19 infections have necessitated the state government to postpone the Goa Board examination, the educationalists have welcomed the decision but with...

Director of Education overrules General Administration, puts all teaching, non-teaching staff to COVID19 risk

Panaji:  In a major goof-up, Directorate of Education has overruled the Office Memorandum by General Administration making it mandatory for all the teaching and...

NSUI Chief thanks Sonu Sood for supporting the SSC & HSSC students’ movement against board exams

Panaji : NSUI Goa Chief Ahraz Mulla has thanked Celebrity and Philanthropist Sonu Sood for supporting the student movement in Goa. "Thank you to...
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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

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...

All Goa Masters Table Tennis tournament held at Mapusa

Mapusa: The 1st Invitational All Goa Masters Table Tennis Championship Tournament organised by the Peddem Sports Club - Mapusa was conducted on 21st February...

Sanguem Rural Champion League on March 14

Sanguem: After huge success of NPL(Netravali Premier League 2021) and with the same enthusiasm we are announcing our 2nd event in the field of...
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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

Opening up tourism without any restriction in December has led to current situation: Vishwajit Rane

  Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that opening up of the state without any restriction in December, January and February has led to the current COVID-19 situation in...

Equally strong opinion that Goa Miles should not be stopped: Mauvin Godinho

  Panaji: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho on Friday said that there is equally strong opinion of the people that Goa Miles should not be scrapped...

Make RTPCR Covid test compulsory for tourists entering Goa : Goa Mahila Congress

Panaji : Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress President Beena S. Naik along with team submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant and...

Govt initiates inquiry after Tourism dept refers Shivaji Maharaj as invader,

  Panaji: The Goa Tourism Department has been embroiled in a controversy after its official twitter handle referred Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as an...

Blog

Oxygen levels at GMCH streamlining after commissioning of the tank: Vishwajit Rane

Panaji: Oxygen levels at Goa Medical College and Hospital have got streamlined since last night after commissioning of the tank near the facility, State...

Goa approves additional treatment protocol for COVID-19 patients

  Panaji: Goa Health Department is working on additional treatment protocol for COVID-19 positive patients in the state with the introduction of Baricitinib medicine. Health Minister...

Goa activates its lifesaving plan on the beaches in the wake of cyclone

  Panaji: Goa has activated its lifesaving machinery on the Beaches as the coastal state is getting readied to face impact of Tauktae cyclone. Chief Minister...
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Women Empowerment

Everyday is a women’s day, everyday we empower women says Principal Afshan Sayed

  On the occasion of International Women's Day, St. Michael's HSS, Taleigao, organised a session celebrating the girl child. At the onset, All students were...

Education is stepping stone of women empowerment, says Royla Fernandes

Panaji: In a developing country like India, women are still suppressed as compared to their male counterparts. To bridge the gap between the two,...

If women are treated equally, nothing can stop them from breaking the glass ceiling: Social activist Andrea Pereira

  Panaji:From taking care of her family, raising two teenaged kids, looking after family business, running an NGO to working against human trafficking, Santa Cruz-based...