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Thursday, February 25, 2021



How AAP, after Punjab, Delhi and now Gujarat, is weighing its options in UP

February 24, 2021 6:58 pm

The result in the Gujarat civic body polls has come at the right time for AAP, as it gets ready to contest in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat in the next two years.

Explained: The politics and economics of Goa's river casinos

February 24, 2021 10:26 am

Last week, the Goa cabinet headed by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant granted a fresh six-month extension to offshore casinos in the Mandovi river off Panaji. Why have the casinos received a fresh extension?

Linear projects not just for coal but for future of Goa: Pramod Sawant

February 22, 2021 9:47 am

Three projects have been at the centre of a face-off between the government and environmentalists.

Goa CM appeals farmers to get Krishi cards

February 06, 2021 3:01 pm

Sawant said the state government wanted to make all villages in Goa 'aatmanirbhar' or self-reliant, which is possible only with the participation of farmers.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant rules out possibility of mid-term polls in state

January 20, 2021 4:42 pm

The tenure of Goa Legislative Assembly ends in February, 2022.

Docu film on the lives of three autistic children to premiere at 51st IFFI in Goa

January 17, 2021 5:33 pm

After several months of filming, they have come up with a documentary titled ‘In Our World’, which will premiere at the Indian Panorama of the 51st IFFI in Goa on January 18, as part of the official selection in the non-feature film category.

Following protests, CM Pramod Sawant scraps IIT-Goa project at Shel-Melauli

January 15, 2021 6:14 pm

Speaking following a meeting with the panch members of the village as well as the MLA of Sattari Vishwajit Rane, CM Pramod Sawant said the decision was taken keeping "public sentiment" in mind.

Classes 9, 11 exams in schools to be held by April 24: Goa Board

January 10, 2021 8:05 pm

The board has given liberty to the schools to conduct the exams as per their convenience

Villagers, police clash over proposed IIT campus in Goa

January 06, 2021 6:49 pm

The IIT-Goa campus is proposed on a 10 lakh square metre area in Shel-Malauli and Guleli villages, some 50 kilometres from Panaji. The villagers are opposing the project claiming that it would rob away their lands.

Can there be a new idea for Goa, away from the popular ideas which have not done much to protect it?

December 26, 2020 11:06 am

Politically, Goa appears to be heading towards single party domination, following more or less the pattern of the ruling party poaching on the Opposition and fragmenting it. But to say that Goa will become a single party dominant state would be premature given its history of defections.


Sushmita Sen isn’t over brother Rajeev Sen's Goa wedding

June 19, 2019 10:08 am

Sushmita Sen's brother Rajeev Sen got married to TV actor Charu Asopa. The couple had a three-day destination wedding in Goa.

Sneak peak into the world’s first feni cellar, set to open in Goa this month

January 07, 2019 7:42 am

The world’s lone feni cellar will officially open to public this month in Goa.

TripAdvisor's top 10 Indian beaches for 2016

February 29, 2016 5:14 pm

Based on votes from millions of travellers nationwide and worldwide, here's a list of the Top 10 beaches in India that made it to Trip Advisor's list of Best Indian beaches for 2016.

PM Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya

June 15, 2014 12:03 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated India's largest warship INS Vikramaditya to the nation.


Goa village wants to go dry

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Goa agriculture minister tells farmers say 'Om rom jum sah' for better output

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

Goa agriculture minister Vijay Sardesai has told farmers to meditate for 20 minutes in their fields saying 'Om Rum Jum Sah' to improve their output. The minister insists that this is a scientific method.

Goa Carnival attracts tourists in large number

February 08, 2016 10:43 am

Panji, Feb 08 (ANI): A colourful carnival drew hundreds of tourists in Panaji city. International and local artists mersmerised people with their performances and paraded on the streets. Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Goa has invited 12 artists from the U.K. and South Africa for the four-day long carnival. Colourful tableaus were paraded on the streets on the third day of the carnival, depicting the cultural heritage of Goa and the influence of Portuguese culture. Local and international tourists alike enjoyed the carnival, hoping to witness more in the coming days. The carnival, which will end on Tuesday, marks merriment and precedes the 40 days of Lent observed before Easter.

My relations with Lt Gen Jacob were friendly: Parrikar

January 14, 2016 10:52 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): After the demise of Lieutenant General (Retired) Jack Farj Rafael Jacob, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that he had very different and friendly relations with him. Appreciating Lt. Gen. Jacob he said that he was a straight forward man and his contributions played a very vital role in the development of the country. He further asserted that he developed good relations with him when he was governor of Goa. Lt. Gen. Jacob, 92, passed away on Wednesday morning following a 13-days illness. He played the key role in India's victory in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.

Sent MLAs to Brazil to promote football: Manohar Parrikar

June 13, 2014 1:00 pm

Goa CM says media has created a negative image about politics