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Crime

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...

Former employee arrested for burglary at the shop in Margao

  Margao: He tried to take revenge on his former employee by stealing expensive items from his shop, but got caught by Margao police. On 02nd...

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

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...

Reliance Jio announces acquisition of spectrum in the 800MHZ, 1800MHZ and 2300MHZ bands in the spectrum auctions

Mumbai, March 2, 2021: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (“RJIL”) announces that it has successfully acquired the right to use spectrum in all 22 circles across...

Reliance acquires majority equity stake in Skytran inc.

Mumbai: Reliance Strategic Business Ventures Limited (“RSBVL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, announced that it has acquired additional equity stake in...

Politics

AAP will carry forward Parrikar’s vision of corrupt administration, U-turns and politics of convenience – Beena Shantaram Naik

Margao - The entire tenure of former Chief Minister of Goa & former Defence Minister of India late Manohar Parrikar was full of Corrupt...

Poor show of Congress in Bicholim evokes the need for alliance

Bicholim: The utterly poor performance of Congress party in Bicholim for the recently held municipal elections have raised the question whether the party can...

Loyalty towards my party was my madness, I am face of AAP in Goa now: Pratima Coutinho

  Panaji: Newly joined AAP leader Pratima Coutinho claimed that her loyalty towards Congress party was her ‘madness’. Addressing a press conference in Panaji in presence...

Pratima Betsy Coutinho, former president of Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress joins Aam Aadmi Party

  Really happy to welcome one of the most dynamic young leaders of Goa Pratima Coutinho to AAP. Goa wants change, Goa wants young leaders...

Pratima Coutinho is now AAP leader, joins the party in Delhi

  New Delhi: Former Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee President Pratima Coutinho joined Aam Admi Party in New Delhi on Friday. Coutinho joined the party in...

Education

Online master class on Goan cuisine hosted by VMSIIHE to be held on 9th April  

Panaji : The V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) will be hosting a webinar on topic ‘Masterclass on Goan Cuisine’ on...

Directorate of Education declares terms vacation/breaks for academic year 2021-22

Panaji : As per Rule 21 of Goa School Rules 1986 Directorate of Education(DHE) has declared the terms and vacation/breaks during the Academic year...

Department of Higher Education to conduct Mentoring programme for NET/SET aspirants 

Panaji: The Department of Higher Education is set to conduct a Mentoring Programme for candidates answering the computer-based UGC-NET, conducted by the National Testing...
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Art & Culture

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...

Panaji Carnival float parade held, average response by participants

  Panaji: Amidst COVID19 restrictions, Goa hosted its traditional Carnival float parade in the capital city of Panaji, which evoked less response from the crowd...

National News

Sports

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...

Verna police hosts football match as a part of its public outreach initiative

Verna:  In a bid to bridge gap between public and police, Verna police took up an unique initiative.  Verna Police has continued its activities to...
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Interview

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...

The startup concept is here to stay and Goa has the ideal bedrock for that: D S Prashant 

Meet D S Prashant, CEO of Forum for Innovation Incubation Research and Entrepreneurship (FiiRE) at Don Bosco, Fatorda. In an interview with www.Goanewshub.com ,...

Tourism

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 “invader.” The department immediately withdrew the...

Now Indians, Travel to Saudi Arabia and other restricted countries with 14 days Maldives quarantine

  GAC Holidays, a unit of Goa Adventure Club based in India is providing with 14 days quarantine packages in Maldives for Indians who want...

Scuba Diving opens for Goa tourists and locals in Malvan every sat and sun only @1999

  Goa Adventure Club, is organising Scuba Diving trips to Malvan every sunday for local tourists as well as local Goans at 1999/- only which...

Goans can now travel Maldives only at 29999/- with Goa Adventure Club

  Maldives Tour Package Contact: 8007274939 The following batches are available: – 25th Febuary 2021 to 01st March 2021 Rs:29999/- (Budget Package) Rs: 36000/- (Deluxe Package) Rs: 59999/- (Luxury Package with...

Blog

Government has a moral responsibility to repair roads before implementing changes in Motor Vehicles act 

  Panaji : Indian Youth Congress (IYC) Goa Unit has written to the Director of Transport opposing the new changes made in the Motor Vehicles...

BJP is steadfast in following Manohar Parrikar’s legacy : CM Pramod Sawant

  Panaji : Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant has slammed Manish Sisodia the deputy Chief Minister of Delhi who recently said that BJP is drifting...

Act quickly, decisively on Taxi issue: Rohan Khaunte

Porvorim: Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte on Monday demanded that Goa government should act quickly and decisively on taxi-Goa Miles issue. Khaunte tweeted “Patience is a...
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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...