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19 Aug 2017

Goa

New salvor sought for Lucky 7

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: Golden Globe Hotels Pvt Ltd could be looking for an option to salvage the grounded offshore casino vessel M V Lucky 7 from Miramar beach. With the widening of the gushing hole at the bottom of the 5,000-odd tonne vessel, it has begun sinking in the waters. More

SC clears appointment of Reddy as Chief Electrical Engineer

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: The Supreme Court has cleared the appointment of Neelkanth Reddy to the post of Chief Electrical Engineer in the State Electricity Department by vacating the interim stay granted by the High Court of Bombay at Goa. More

After residents, dengue hits Vasco Parish Priest

19 Aug 2017

Private doctor flays preventive measures taken by Health Department More

For Vijai, Parrikar is a ‘changed man’

19 Aug 2017

Appeals to Panjim voters to vote for Parrikar; Says offshore casinos are not an issue in the by-election; More

DGP directs officers to clamp down on drug trade

19 Aug 2017

Three coastal areas – Calangute, Anjuna and Pernem – under watch; International DJs also under scanner More

BJP partners call Vishwajit’s exit from Cong as an act of sacrifice

19 Aug 2017

Sudin, Vijai lash out at Cong leaders for being ‘power hungry’ and missing opportunity to form govt More

Drug mafia exists, says Vijai

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: In what could add fuel to the ongoing debate on the rampant narcotics trade in the State, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai on Friday admitted that everyone is aware about the existence of drug mafias in the State but people are afraid to tell on them. More

Cancer of drugs is spreading inland in North Goa

19 Aug 2017

Minor from Nagoa is an addict turned seller; Thrown out of school, now operates from home; Sarpanch confirms that youth of the area smoke weed inside the crematorium; Locals allege drug gangs behind spate of robberies More

Work at Raheja’s mega project site sets off alarm bells

19 Aug 2017

Carmona panchas meet Vijai with demand to stop the work; TCP minister assures to take action after completely examining the issue More

Mayor pulls up CCP officers for failure to recover house tax

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: Panjim Mayor Surendra Furtado has pulled up officers of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP), including the Commissioner, for failing to recover dues from house tax defaulters, which include major government offices. More

Will quit NDA if BJP does anything that amounts to fascism: Vijai

19 Aug 2017

Reacting to article in Church bulletin comparing NDA government to Nazism, says everything written in a bulletin need not be endorsed by the top Church leadership More

Church bulletin sees ‘constitutional holocaust’ in India

19 Aug 2017

An article that appeared on the Church bulletin ‘Renewal’ has gone viral on the social media and shaken the political class. Written by a Panjim-based lawyer F E Noronha, the article says, “In 2012, everyone thought in terms of having a corruption-free Goa; More

Food production unit raided in Mapusa

19 Aug 2017

MAPUSA: Food and Drugs Administration team raided Sunder Food Products, a food production unit, at Gavliwada-Duler, Mapusa, on Friday morning. More

Colva local nabbed for auto thefts

19 Aug 2017

MARGAO: The Colva Police arrested an auto thefts accused named David from Colva on Friday. More

Monserrate backs Parrikar’s candidature in Panjim

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: Almost seven months after he lost the Assembly elections from Panjim, former Congress Minister Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate made a candid submission that his defeat was due to the assurance made by Manohar Parrikar to the voters that he would return and that the BJP candidate will vacate the seat for him. More

Police custody of Naik sisters extended

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: The District & Session Court has extended the police custody of Yogita Naik, 26, and Chaitali Naik, 22, by another day, while their father Santosh Naik – arrested on Thursday – has been sent to one day police custody in connection with the drug seizure earlier this week. More

Build us a jetty, Launch owners tell MPT

19 Aug 2017

VASCO: The Members of Mormugao Launch Owners Association (MLOA) on Friday demanded that the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) build a passenger jetty for them as fast as possible. More

Five injured in freak accident at Sancoale

19 Aug 2017

VASCO: Three women, a man and a 4-year-old child of a migrant family suffered injuries in a freak accident on NH17-A in Sancoale on Friday morning. More

‘CM destroying fields for development’

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: The Kul Mundkar Sangharsh Samiti (KMSS) has alleged that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is destroying fields under the banner of development. More

Sports

Moloca squeeze past Mesta Bhat

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: Moloca defeated Mesta Bhat 4-3 via the tie breaker after both the teams were levelled 1-1 at the end of regulation time, in the 4th Pogo Boys Cup, at Merces church ground, on Friday. More

Alfred ready to fix dismantled  ‘Red Machines’

Alfred ready to fix dismantled ‘Red Machines’

19 Aug 2017

Players from across India travelled to Goa as the State's only team Churchill Brothers in the I-league held the selection trials this week at Fatorda ground. After failing to retain most of the players for the coming season, Coach Alfred began his mission unearthing talent for the team. There were enough numbers at his disposal but the coach felt they lacked quality. As the Goa Pro League season kicks off in September, ALLAN D’CRUZ takes us through the Club as they prepare ahead of the new season! More

GCA launches ‘Chess in Schools’ programme

GCA launches ‘Chess in Schools’ programme

19 Aug 2017

A one-of-a-kind chess development programme started with GVM’s institutions More

GFDC official sticks to his point

19 Aug 2017

PANJIM: The Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) took objection against comments made by Goa Football Association (GFA) President, Elvis Gomes against GFDC members. More

Churchill Bros, a ‘launching pad for players’: Coach

19 Aug 2017

Head Coach Alfred Fernandes termed Churchill Brothers FC as the ‘launching pad for the players’ after the departure of entire core team for better prospects. More

Self belief is the key to my consistency: Bhakti

19 Aug 2017

Goa’s Woman Grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni has shown her consistency by winning the International Women Blitz Tournament, Erfurt (Germany) after clinching the 44th National­ Women Challengers Chess Championship, at Mysore Sports Club, Mysore. ANANT BAKHALE finds out how she managed to win both the tournaments and her consistency in the game More

Cafe

Adding life to clay

Adding life to clay

19 Aug 2017

We’ve all reflected on the innocence and beauty that reflects off the countenance of Lord Ganesha’s idol; it takes a special kind of skill to create these magnificent idols. Café travels to Valpoi in Sattari taluka to watch these idol-makers at work More

Voicing her gratitude through music

Voicing her gratitude through music

19 Aug 2017

Cielda Pereira from Betalbatim, a singer who has been winning hearts with her melodious voice, recently released her first Konkani album, ‘Devachem Hatantlem’. Cielda speaks to Café about her love for music and her journey so far More

Opinions

Mosquito terror

19 Aug 2017

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Editorial

Valpoi 2017: Also a big political battle of two Congress fathers

19 Aug 2017

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Other Voices

Humanitarian Day

19 Aug 2017

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People Edit

U-17 Football WC

19 Aug 2017

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Letters

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19 Aug 2017

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Perspective

War of Panjim, battle of words

War of Panjim, battle of words

19 Aug 2017

The capital city will witness a by-poll on Aug 23 to elect a new MLA; Congress candidate Girish Chodankar is battling it out with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for a seat in the Goa Assembly. SHWETA KAMAT looks at some of the recurring problems the city has been facing for the last several decades More

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT/ PARKING:

19 Aug 2017

Finding an empty parking slot in Panjim on a weekday is a major exercise and at peak hours it is near impossible. One would expect it to be easier at night and on Sundays, but that too is changing. More

Will he, won’t he after this? Parrikar had said he would not contest again in 2015

19 Aug 2017

Once this five-year term completes, I am not interested in contesting again. I am very much clear about it. This is my personal decision and I will not change it under any pressure. More

Congress has only twice in Panjim

19 Aug 2017

Lack of strong and dynamic Congress candidates in this prestigious seat has meant that it has managed to win only twice in the past two decades, with the BJP consolidating their position and making it an impregnable saffron bastion. More

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