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Singapore turn tables on India in U-19 friendly

Panaji: Singapore left the hosts with plenty to think about as they finished their India tour with a 1-0 victory in the second Under-19 football friendly at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim on Thursday.

Having suffered an embarrassing...

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Goa Revolution Day sees student participation

PANAJI: Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji had organized an elocution competition for High School Students of Goa on the eve of Goa Revolution Day on the topic "Goan freedom fighter and their freedom movement". About 40 Schools participated in...

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Goa gets new low-cost commercial goat farming unit

PANAJI: A new goat farming unit with the capacity of 100 animals has been established in Goa and was recently inaugurated at the hands of BR Singh, Secretary, Department of Agriculture. The goat farming unit is constructed in a raised platform...

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CBI books IIT-Goa director in disproportionate assets case

NEW DELHI: Director of the Indian Institute of Technology-Goa B K Mishra is under the CBI scanner for allegedly amassing assets worth Rs 1.14 crore more than his known sources of income.

The agency has alleged that Mishra, who was the...

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AAP questions governments intent on CMP promises

PANAJI: Citing absence of deadlines for the promises made in the common minimum programme (CMP), the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday questioned the coalition government's intention of delivering on them.

After much delay, the Manohar...

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‘Sarpanch’s term must be at least 1-yr’

Vasco : Panchayat minister Mauvin Godinho wants stability in panchayat bodies and spoke about amending the Panchayat Act so as to make provisions to stop immediate toppling of sarpanchas.

Godinho was speaking during the oath-taking...

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Mudfilling in Merces Stop work orders issued

Panaji: After a spate of landfilling cases in Saligao, Arpora and other places, the flying squad has inspected and stopped rampant reclamation activity in the low-lying paddy fields of Merces along NH 4(A).

The rampant mudfilling is in...

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In Quepem Cong gets 6 panchayats

In Quepem Cong gets 6 panchayats

20 June 2017 No comment

Margao: Opposition leader and Quepem MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar has succeeded in securing the reins over six of eight panchayats in Quepem constituency. In a major setback to the BJP, Kavlekar wrested control of two panchayats - Barcem and Cola -...

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11 file papers for Bastora Anjuna wards

Mapusa: Eleven nominations have been filed for the two wards for panchayat elections in Bastora and Anjuna. Ward 1 in Bastora and ward 1 in Anjuna panchayat will have voting on July 1 and the results will be declared on July 2.

The...

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Slew of probes prompts SIT to ask for more staff

Panaji: With investigations into the mining scam having picked up pace, the special investigation team (SIT), which presently comprises just two police inspectors (PI) and one sub-inspector (PSI), has requested the Goa Police for more...

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‘Freeze changes to land use until RP 2030 is framed’

Panaji: All land use changes and permissions to multi-housing projects should be frozen, but only individual houses and community projects must be permitted to protect the state's fragile environment till Regional Plan (RP) 2030 is prepared...

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Bengaluru man held for operating sex racket

Calangute: A person from Bengaluru was arrested by Calangute police on Tuesday for allegedly operating a prostitution racket in Calangute. Calangute PI Jivba Dalvi said they received a tip-off about a sex racket being operated following which they...

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Drive against Mapusa encroachments starts

Mapusa: The Mapusa municipality, on Tuesday, started its week-long drive against encroachers in the Mapusa municipal market area.

Aimed at decongesting the market, on day one, municipal authorities cleared vendors operating on footpaths and on the...

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Goa set to target Europe in shift in tourism policy


Panaji: Tourism minister Manohar ‘Babu’ Azgaonkar said that Goa’s marketing strategy will be changed to boost tourist arrivals from traditional European markets. Tourism stakeholders also feel that it’s high time Goa...

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If coconut is the state tree then what about Matti

While releasing the BJP-led coalition government’s common minimum programme on Monday, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that necessary amendments will be made in the legislation to recognize coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) as the state...

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AAP questions govt’s intent on CMP promises

Panaji: Citing absence of deadlines for the promises made in the common minimum programme (CMP), the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday questioned the coalition government's intention of delivering on them.

After much delay, the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP...

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Doctor’s assault didn’t happen Health minister

PANAJI: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said there is no substance in allegations that a doctor attached to the primary health centre, Sakhali, was threatened on Saturday. "I inquired into the complaint. There is no truth in it," said Rane....

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Konkan Kanyal breed to boost goat rearing in state say experts

PANAJI: With a commercial unit housing 100 animals opened at Old Goa and the state government working on a new scheme, goat rearing is set for a major boost revolving around a fast-growing and elite breed of Konkan Kanyal goats.

Goat...

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Doctors assault didn’t happen Health minister

PANAJI: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said there is no substance in allegations that a doctor attached to the primary health centre, Sakhali, was threatened on Saturday.

"I inquired into the complaint. There is no truth in it," said...

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Goa is India’s most popular monsoon travel destination says survey

PANAJI: Goa has been picked up as the most popular choice for a monsoon getaway for Indian travelers in 2017. This comes from a survey conducted by online accommodation booking website Hotels.com. While the survey says that Goa is the most...

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Today meet Tomazinho at TAG’s ‘Meet the artiste’ programme

PANAJI: Lamberto Thomas Cardozo, popularly known as Tomazinho Cardozo, a well-known personality in the cultural and literature field, will be the artiste of the month at the 'Meet the artiste' programme organised by Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG)...

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Regional Plan 2021 still on paper govt plans RP 2030

Panaji: The two decades of planning and deliberations for formulating RP 2021 have come to a nought with the government now proposing Regional Plan 2030.

Releasing the BJP-led coalition government's common minimum programme (CMP) on...

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