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24 Apr 2018

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Vasco Railway Station bags ‘best maintained station’ award

Vasco Railway Station bags ‘best maintained station’ award

24 Apr 2018

VASCO: Vasco Railway Station added yet another feather in the cap by becoming the first railway station among all other major stations of Hubballi division to emerge as the winner in Cleanliness Index for the third time. More

Bismarque’s family decides to lay activist’s body to rest

24 Apr 2018

But state that fight for justice will continue; Next step to eb collection and submission of evidence in preparation for trial More

AITUC challenges new in-house pharmacy at GMC

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) Goa has approached the High Court of Bombay at Goa challenging the State government’s allotment of a new in-house pharmacy at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). More

Even Ordinance cannot kick-start mining as ECs are not valid

24 Apr 2018

CAC minister Francis D'Souza has not received legal opinion on mining review petition; If ordinance is promulgated it will take 2 to 3 years to restart mining More

St Cruz panch surrenders, arrested for forgery

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: St Cruz panch Lawrence Marcelline Rodrigues, accused of forging documents to obtain a caste certificate, surrendered before the Panjim police on Monday, over a month after the Additional Sessions Court rejected his anticipatory bail plea. More

Final hearing on mining transportation in HC today

24 Apr 2018

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3 years jail for minors involved in fatal accidents: Minister

24 Apr 2018

Warns parents they will be held responsible for handing over vehicles to minor children and could face a jail term of six months More

Feisty Friday on the cards at Lohia Maidan, as mobilisation for the anti-PDA rally gathers momentum

24 Apr 2018

Sections of Church and priests supportive of rally though no communication received from Bishop’s House; Invitation to meeting read out in some churches; Activists fan out to villages More

PSI bore the brunt of a feud between Navy, Dourado family

24 Apr 2018

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Where have all the young men of Goa gone?

24 Apr 2018

Merces fete organisers tweak competition meant for couples as men have left for London or elsewhere; Allow ‘pairs’ instead More

Luizinho speaks out on why Cong failed to form govt

24 Apr 2018

Says as the GPCC president then, he had prepared the letter to the Governor asking her to invite the Congress to form govt More

7 months without pay, PWD contract workers threaten to go on strike

24 Apr 2018

VASCO: The contract workers employed by the contractors associated with the PWD Works Division XXI and Sub Division II (Sewage Department) at Baina Vasco have threatened to go on strike in protest against the non-payment of salaries. More

PMC candidates vow major developmental changes in Ponda

24 Apr 2018

PONDA: With the Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) elections scheduled to be held on April 29, the candidates backed by the political parties have released their manifestos wherein they have promised to bring about major developmental changes in the town. More

Casino operator moves HC on casino fee hike

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: Golden Globe Hotels Private Limited (GGHPL) has moved the High Court of Bombay at Goa seeking directions to the State government to reduce the fee hike. More

Margao resident drowns in Sanguem

24 Apr 2018

SANGUEM: A 35-year-old resident from Ravanfond, Margao died due to drowning on Sunday in the backwaters of Selaulim Dam at Dapodem Bhati in Sanguem. More

Country’s second highest bungee tower to come up in Goa

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: In an attempt to increase tourist footfalls in the hinterland, Goa Tourism Development Corporation’s (GTDC) much-awaited project – bungee jumping tower – is expected to come up near Mayem lake by September-end. More

Meat complex employees without salaries for 3 months

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: The delay on the part of the State government to release nearly Rs 2 crore in grants to Goa Meat Complex (GMC) has left several of its employees without salaries for the last three months. More

MLA favours corp to carry on with mining activities

24 Apr 2018

MARGAO: Stating that the Congress Party never objected to commencing of mining operations, Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco said the government could set up a corporation to carry on with the mining activities. More

Panel wants govt to suspend Goa Dairy officials

24 Apr 2018

Farmers’ Melava to highlight alleged scams in Goa Dairy today More

BBSM protests govt negligence towards primary schools

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM/MARGAO: Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) on Monday protested the State government’s negligence towards primary schools, claiming that around 400 primary schools across the State would be shut in the next three academic years. More

Velus locals facing acute water shortage

24 Apr 2018

VALPOI: Residents of Velus have been facing acute water shortage in their village for the past one month. More

Alina backs Sancoale VP on its stand against mega projects

24 Apr 2018

Says Goa has already exceeded its carrying capacity and one cannot have smart villages by creating concrete jungles More

Sports

Panjim Gymkhana win by 126 runs

Panjim Gymkhana win by 126 runs

24 Apr 2018

Sanket scores a century to help the winning team set up final clash with Bogda Cricket Club More

GFDC Navelim prevail in Goa Football Fest

GFDC Navelim prevail in Goa Football Fest

24 Apr 2018

MARGAO: GFDC Navelim won the U-12 and U-10 league categories while Learn to Play, Mumbai were the U-8 league winners of the Goa Football Festival organised by Youth Futsal Academy, at Chowgule turf and Rosary ground, Navelim, recently. More

WCM Gunjal wins U-15 Open chess

WCM Gunjal wins U-15 Open chess

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: WCM Gunjal Chopdekar won the "Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan" Tiswadi taluka U-15 Open Chess tournament organised by Santa Cruz Village Panchayat, at Santa Cruz panchayat hall, recently. More

SC Davorlim go marching into final

SC Davorlim go marching into final

24 Apr 2018

DAVORLIM: SC Davorlim got the better of Snows Football Academy, Arlem, Raia 5-3 via the tie-breaker to move into the final of the Davorlim Cup football tournament, at Davorlim panchayat ground, on Monday. More

Women’s football tourney from April 28

Women’s football tourney from April 28

24 Apr 2018

CHINCHINIM: CRC Chinchinim will organise their 1st all-Goa Women football tournament, at CRC Chinchinim ground from April 28. More

Dempo SC and Churchill bros  MATCH ends in thrilling draw

Dempo SC and Churchill bros MATCH ends in thrilling draw

24 Apr 2018

Castanha, Nestor and Kapil score a goal each for the Golden Eagles while James, Uttam and Willis find the net for the Red Machines More

Goan Warriors and Dunes register wins

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: Goan Warriors Football Club beat Mormagao United Club 5-2 in the GFA U-20 Second Division League, at Artificial Turf, Fatorda, on Monday. More

Shradhanand Vidyalaya win Shubham Naik Memorial cricket

Shradhanand Vidyalaya win Shubham Naik Memorial cricket

24 Apr 2018

MASHEM: Shradhanand Vidyalaya, Paingin won the VIIIth Shubham Naik Memorial Cricket tournament by defeating S.S. Angle Higher Secondary School, Mashem by 63 runs organised by Canacona Sports Academy played at Nirakar Sports Complex, Mashem, recently. More

Leon, Sayuri emerge victorious  in U-13 chess championship

Leon, Sayuri emerge victorious in U-13 chess championship

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: CM Leon Mendonca and Sayuri Naik won the State U-13 Chess championship in Open and girls category respectively, organised by Tiswadi Taluka Chess Association at Mahalaxmi vachan Mandir, Panjim, on Sunday. More

Ghumteshwar Warriors win by 4 runs

Ghumteshwar Warriors win by 4 runs

24 Apr 2018

FATORDA: Ghumteshwar Warriors won by 4 runs against Fatorda Forward to emerge as champions of the 8th Babu Brothers all-Goa leather ball cricket tournament organised by Babu Brothers Sports Association, at SAG practice ground, Fatorda, on Sunday. More

Sherwin wins all-India Open Scrabble tourney

Sherwin wins all-India Open Scrabble tourney

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: Mumbai’s Sherwin Rodrigues emerged winner of the 15th all-India Open Scrabble tournament, organised by the Scrabble Association of Goa, at the PCCE College Hall, Verna, recently. More

All-India TT at Miramar from today

All-India TT at Miramar from today

24 Apr 2018

PANJIM: Miramar Sports Club will organise their third edition of the annual All-India Table Tennis Invitational Championship at Indoor Stadium, Campal from April 24-29. More

Cafe

Konkani cinema - Amazing hits, but tough to put money in the box

Konkani cinema - Amazing hits, but tough to put money in the box

24 Apr 2018

The release of the first Konkani film, ‘Mogacho Anvddo’ on April 24, 1950, gave Goa the occasion to celebrate ‘Konkani Cinema Day’. To mark this day, Café looks back at the great achievements of Konkani cinema, and also tries to focus on the economics that go into the making of Konkani films in Goa More

MORE PUBLIC, LESS PVT VEHICLES COULD HELP GOA’S TRAFFIC

MORE PUBLIC, LESS PVT VEHICLES COULD HELP GOA’S TRAFFIC

24 Apr 2018

The Road Safety Week that is currently underway is a good time for the state to introspect and work on its public transport system. Café speaks to a few locals and finds out what else can be done to make our roads safe More

Exotic and yet close to home

Exotic and yet close to home

24 Apr 2018

Don Jevonn is Herald’s in-house food critic. He (or is it she?) will appear incognito, sample wares from off the menu and then leave, having paid the bill in full. For Don Jevonn is one of Goa’s quintessential characters and believes that in order to be objective, he must appear to be your average diner More

Opinions

India and the Seducement of Capitalistic Materialism

24 Apr 2018

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Editorial

To his land he will return, to the land Bismarque died for

24 Apr 2018

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Other Voices

Exercise for Happiness

24 Apr 2018

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People Edit

Performance versus non-performance

24 Apr 2018

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Letters

letters to the editor

24 Apr 2018

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Panjim & around

New ‘mobility’ in Panjim’s planning, but what about past ‘wheels’ that didn’t move?

New ‘mobility’ in Panjim’s planning, but what about past ‘wheels’ that didn’t move?

24 Apr 2018

Whatever happened to the “Holistic master plan”, with a Spanish touch; Spanish consultants LKS 1016 sector report remained mainly on paper; Parking plan went from agency to agency; available funds from centre not utilised More

Panjim Sounding Board

24 Apr 2018

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City’s cycling enthusiasts on cloud 9

24 Apr 2018

The much-awaited phase I of pedestrian-cum-cycling track along River Mandovi from Youth hostel to Children’s Park to be completed in six months More

PHTA miffed with CCP but Mayor’s ready to bend a bit

24 Apr 2018

PHTA want an end to the annual hike in various taxes by the CCP; Stress on being provided relaxation More

India

Country may burn, but Modi interested only in becoming PM again: Rahul

24 Apr 2018

Dalit rights and women’s safety were at the centre of Gandhi’s blistering attack on Modi at the launch of the Congress party’s “Save the Constitution” campaign More

World will hear ‘positive voices’ against rising protectionism at Modi-Xi summit: China

24 Apr 2018

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No objection if Jessica killer released from jail; have moved on: Sister

24 Apr 2018

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IAF’s mega exercise achieved more than its objectives, says chief

24 Apr 2018

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