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Primary school value edu books to have chapters on Kalam Lincoln

Panaji: The state government has already printed the new textbooks on value education, which will be introduced from Classes I to IV after the Diwali vacation.

The textbook content has been prepared by the state educational research and training...

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Collem - The village with the Sea of Milk

Isidore Domnick Mendis

Among the most beautiful villages along Goa's borders is Collem. A portion of the Bhagwan Mahaveer wildlife sanctuary, along with its distinct flora and fauna, is part of the village. With the majestic Sahyadri...

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No cable service irks St Estevam

No cable service irks St Estevam

16 October 2017 No comment

Panaji: Despite payments made to a local cable operator, St Estevam villagers are irked with no cable services provided to them since the past five months. They have now approached north Goa collector Neela Mohanan seeking her intervention in the...

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Canacona plaguedby water woes

Canacona plaguedby water woes

16 October 2017 No comment

Poinguinim: Even though the late rainfall has been a blessing for people staying in different pockets of Canacona, many of them do not have regular water supply. Some have also been receiving untreated water.

Sources say that the filter beds of the...

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BJP-backed panel wins GU polls

BJP-backed panel wins GU polls

16 October 2017 No comment

Panaji: A nine-member panel backed by the BJP was elected unopposed to the Goa University Students' Council for the year 2017-18 on Monday.

Urvesh Velingkar a student of the Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Khandola, was elected...

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RERA registration deadline extended to Dec 31 Govt

Panaji: A delay in notifying the draft rules under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) and the absence of an online portal for receiving RERA applications from builders, has promoted the state government to extend the deadline...

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Thousands flock to Colva for fama celebration

Colva: Fama was celebrated on Monday with traditional pomp and solemnity at the Our Lady of Mercy Church in the village of Colva.

Thousands of devotees flocked to the church to pay their respect and homage to the 'Menino Jesu' (Infant Jesus) and...

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State govt finalises move fordirect recruitment of DySPs

Panaji: In a move to "infuse fresh blood into the Goa Police", the state government on Monday approved the direct recruitment of 15 deputy superintendents of police (DySPs) into the force.

REPORTERS had reported in May 2017 that the state...

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GU librarian in a soup over alleged forged document

 

PANAJI

The judicial magistrate first class, Panaji, has passed an order directing the police to register a first information report  against the Registrar of Goa University; librarian of Goa University, V Gopakumar; and the principal...

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BJP youth wing-backed panel wins GU students council poll unopposed

 

PANAJI

The state BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) backed panel was declared elected unopposed at the Goa University Students Council (GUSC) election held on Monday.

The elections were conducted for the top nine posts for...

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THE DEMON RETURNS

THE DEMON RETURNS

16 October 2017 No comment

THE DEMON RETURNS: With less than 24 hours left for display of the effigies of Narkasur, the demon King, on the eve of Diwali, the members of the Margao-based Gajanan Yuvak Mandal seen busy in giving shape to one such effigy for participation in...

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Mining machinery owners say truck rates are fine

 

PONDA

Transportation rates proposed recently by the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for iron ore transportation for this season are affordable for truckers under the current circumstances and ore transportation should start as early as...

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Illegal surrogacy case seventh accused gets conditional bail

 

PANAJI

Shoaib Afridi, one of the 7th accused in a case wherein a minor girl was trafficked for illegal surrogacy in Vasco has been granted conditional bail by the Children’s court.

Earlier the other six accused were released on...

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Claims of traditional forest dwellers to be disposed of by December Gaude

 

MARGAO

Tribal Welfare Minister Govind Gaude on Monday said that he has set December 2017 as a target to implement the Tribal Forest Act. Gaude said that the director of the department is visiting...

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SIT on matka not in sight yet

SIT on matka not in sight yet

16 October 2017 No comment

 

PANAJI

Various legal considerations have held back the government from notifying formation of   the proposed special investigation team to tackle matka gambling in Goa.

The police department had proposed names of officials who...

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Rs 10 lakh goes down the drain in name of ‘smart ward-smart colony’

 

PANAJI

Almost Rs 10 lakh, ostentatiously spent on the ‘smart ward-smart colony’ project, has actually gone down the drain as the Goa State Urban Development Agency has failed to achieve anything under the Swachh Bharat Mission...

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Merger the way forward for govt primary schools with poor enrolment

 

PANAJI

Following the direction from the Union ministry of human resource development, the state education department will speed up the amalgamation of the government primary schools having less than 10 students in them.

Director of...

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50-yr-old man held for stalking 15-yr-old girl

 

PANAJI

The Panaji police have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly stalking a 15-year-old girl.

The police have identified the man as Ashwini Kumar Oza, who is a resident of Porvorim and works for a city-based hotel.

The incident took...

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U-17 World Cup No extratime here it’s straight into penalties

Margao: The knockout rounds of any Fifa tournament is a different kettle of fish from the league phase. There’s little room for error and seldom a second chance.

But the U-17 World Cup makes things tighter. Devoid of extratime...

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After finished product Dheeraj Mario heads back to shape raw talent

Margao: Mario Aguiar is returning to his roots after five years with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and should be pleased that he groomed India’s biggest find at the Fifa U-17 World Cup.

Unarguably, India goalkeeper...

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U-17 World Cup Iraq take setbacks in their stride ahead of Mali clash

Margao: The clash of continental champions in the second round knockout match here on Tuesday has a queer twist to it.

Iraq, who had a feel of the conditions while winning the AFC U-16 championship last year take on their African counterparts...

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U-17 World Cup Iran declare title aspirations ahead of clash against Mexico

Margao: Iran coach Abbas Chamanian was surprisingly candid in admitting that his side can go all the way in the Fifa U-17 World Cup.

Iran has been the stand-out team in this edition with an all-win record in the league stages. The likes of...

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