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Thursday, December 12, 2019



In this Goa village, late educationist’s statue still teaches communal harmony

December 09, 2019 9:07 am

Now, the educationist’s statue stands as a “tribute of love from his ex-students, villagers and well-wishers and family”, with an annual memorial funded by his students across the globe.

Goa goverment to deploy IRB on beaches to check drinking menace

November 13, 2019 1:57 pm

The state government earlier this year banned the consumption of liquor on the beaches in a bid to keep them clean and free of a nuisance.

Goa CM leads delegation to meet Javadekar over Mahadayi water diversion

November 05, 2019 4:04 am

Goa and Karnataka are locked in a dispute over the sharing of Mahadayi waters, and Kalasa Banduri project aims at providing drinking water to three north Karnataka districts by diverting water from the Mahadayi.

We need an organised platform to make folk music more versatile: Raghu Dixit

November 04, 2019 5:04 pm

Dixit, who has carved a niche both as an independent musician with his band, the Raghu Dixit Project and a composer for various film industries in the country including Kannada and Hindi, for over 10 years now, feels that there is no need to re-invent for staying relevant.

Goa records wettest October since 1952

October 26, 2019 5:03 pm

The earliest record of maximum rainfall for the month of October in the state dates back to 1952 when the recorded precipitation was 296.7 mm whereas the rainfall in the ongoing October month rose to 448.6 mm Friday. 

Heavy rains continue in Goa, fishermen asked to keep off sea

October 25, 2019 4:25 pm

"In view of the rising water level of the Mandovi River, we have temporarily discontinued ferry services from these islands to the mainland," a senior official from the River and Navigation Department said.

Cyclone Kyarr: Coast Guard steps up relief, rescue efforts on Western Coast

November 05, 2019 9:29 am

Cyclone Kyarr, Weather forecast Today: The storm is likely to move towards Oman coast during the next 4-5 days, according to IMD.

Goa school teacher arrested for allegedly molesting five students

October 17, 2019 1:03 pm

"The students, all minors from Classes 5 and 7, informed the school's internal complaints committee that they were molested by the teacher. The girls alleged that the teacher touched them inappropriately," Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas said.

Mumbai: Three passengers offloaded from Air India flight for ‘unruly’ behaviour

October 13, 2019 11:38 am

As the engineers were trying to fix the problem, three passengers, members of a family, started “misbehaving” with a woman cabin staff member, who reported the matter to the pilot.

In Goa, villagers plan anti-migrant gram sabha, public meet

October 10, 2019 7:05 am

It all began in December when a man from Lamani community, Vasu Malgimani, got a taxi permit to ply his vehicle at Benaulim.


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

August 21, 2018 12:43 pm

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

July 04, 2018 12:04 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