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26 Jun 2017

Goa

Man booked for murder in Calangute, absconding

26 Jun 2017

MAPUSA: The Calangute Police filed a case against one Joseph Ismail Sequiera, 25, from Candolim following the murder of one Tyron Nazareth, 52, resident of Calangute. More

Sada jail renovation in limbo

26 Jun 2017

Inmates were shifted to Colvale central jail five months ago for taking up repairs on Sada jail but the work is yet to start; Prison authorities and PWD play blame game More

State disaster management body still awaits plan nod from NDMA

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: Even after a year, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) plan awaits an approval from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) that lists down standard operating procedure during emergencies. More

Fire breaks out frequently at Sonsodo dump

26 Jun 2017

Methane released from garbage igniting flames in the absence of escape route More

Miners rope in ISM Dhanbad to monitor air quality

26 Jun 2017

Indian School of Mines will identify main source of emission along ore transportation routes More

Southern Ocean expedition to deploy under-ice mooring

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: India’s 2017-18 expedition to Southern Ocean (SO), scheduled in December, will deploy an under ice mooring to understand the seasonal variability in the dynamics and bio-chemical processes of the coastal waters of Bharathi station at Antarctica. More

Truck driver arrested for causing death of pillion

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: A truck driver was arrested for rash driving that led to an accident with a two-wheeler, killing an elderly pillion rider and injuring the female rider near KTC bus stand at Panjim. The accident occurred at around 10am on Sunday. More

GSM foresees collapse of govt in less than a year

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: As it vehemently criticized the functioning of the BJP-led coalition, the Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) foresees its collapse in less than one year, resulting in by-elections. More

Vishwajit’s Hospicio  inspection turns sour

Vishwajit’s Hospicio inspection turns sour

26 Jun 2017

Ex-matron confronts the minister for joining BJP More

Eating frogs is a health hazard: Forest Dept

26 Jun 2017

Warns poachers of stringent legal action More

Vishwajit’s job promise is fake: Cong

26 Jun 2017

VALPOI: The Congress party on Sunday mocked the promise made by Vishwajit Rane to the people of Sattari that he would provide them 8,500 jobs as “a fake promise.” More

Opa treatment plant commissioning on Dec 2: Sudin

26 Jun 2017

Says govt will pay interest on farmers’ loans, truck parking plaza will be set up at Dharbandora for South Goa and place is yet to be identified for North district More

Vasco’s tree-lined Swantra Path is a victim of political rivalry

26 Jun 2017

Two years ago several aged Ashoka trees were cut, but replanting drive is yet to be undertaken; MMC chief and ward councillor engaged in blame game More

Shah to visit Goa in July

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: BJP national President Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Goa on July 1 and 2 as a part of party’s organizational tour to strategies ways to win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Goa has two LS seats. More

Vasco residents raise serious concerns over coal spillage

26 Jun 2017

VASCO: The citizens of Vasco are concerned over the constant spillage of coal on the roads which are transported by trucks from the coal handling plants at Mormugao Port Trust. More

Leopard spotted at Guirim

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: A leopard was spotted near National Highway-17 at Guirim on Saturday evening, with some passersby halting to capture it on their mobile cameras. Environmentalist Rajendra Kerkar confirmed the presence of the leopard in the area. More

Kavlekar demands seamen pension hike

26 Jun 2017

To raise issue in coming Monsoon Assembly session More

Catholic group condemns Sadhvi

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: The Catholic Association of Goa strongly condemned and denounced the provocative remark of Sadhvi Saraswati at the All India Hindu Convention at Ramnathi Temple premises, More

Majorda parishioners cultivate church land

26 Jun 2017

MARGAO: The newly appointed assistant parish priest to Majorda church Fr Mario Souza re-invented agriculture for the parishioners and the youth by getting them together to cultivate half an acre of church field that was lying fallow all these years. More

Educational conference from today

26 Jun 2017

PANJIM: The Brotherhood, Delhi, and Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG), in collaboration with the Centre for Disability Studies and Action (CDSA), School of Social Work of TISS Mumbai and NABET of QCI are organising a National Conference on Inclusive Education from June 26 to 29 in Panjim. More

Sports

DBO Oratory pip Betalbatim to sail into quarter-finals

DBO Oratory pip Betalbatim to sail into quarter-finals

26 Jun 2017

The winners proved to be better shooters in the resultant tie-breaker after the match ended in a 2-2 draw More

St Jude HS win

26 Jun 2017

RAIA: St Jude’s High Scool, Betalbatim scored a narrow 1-0 win over Manovikas English High Scholl to move ahead in the U-14 Subroto Mukherjee inter-school Salcete Taluka boys football tournament organized by DSYA, at Manora ground, on Sunday. More

Navelim Sporting thump Goa Velha SC

26 Jun 2017

BENAULIM: Navelim Sporting rallied from behind to down a spirited Goa Velha SC 5-2 to enter the semi-finals of the 9th Cana Benaulim Panchayat Cup organised by Young Strikers Club Benaulim and played at St John the Baptist ground, Dando-Benaulim, on Sunday. More

Ninthoi stars as India U-17 defeat Alcala

26 Jun 2017

AGENCIES, NEW DELHI: Indian U-17 national team have comprehensively defeated Spain's Alcala 11-0 on Saturday as part of their exposure tour to Europe in preparation for the FIFA U17 World Cup, with Ninthoi Meetei doing the star turn with four goals. More

Goan players continue to impress at U-13 National Chess tourney

26 Jun 2017

Om Barde wins back to back matches to lead with 5 and half points More

Opinions

Better safe than sorry!

26 Jun 2017

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Editorial

The caste question in the Presidential election

26 Jun 2017

India will have a new President a month from now and for sure it will be a Dalit, making him, or her, the second Dalit to occupy Rashtrapathi Bhavan, since K R Narayanan. And, that’s where the election of the President of India has taken a turn that could well have been avoided – the caste equation playing a major role in the choice of candidates. More

Other Voices

Goa in itself is religion

26 Jun 2017

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People Edit

Making hay while the sun shines

26 Jun 2017

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Letters

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26 Jun 2017

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Citizen Herald

Chinchinim development at  a standstill

Chinchinim development at a standstill

26 Jun 2017

For many years, the development at Chinchinim has been at a standstill due to various claims and counterclaims mainly by the elected panchayat members. More

Cansaulim makes parking changes after CH report

26 Jun 2017

Imust thank you for publishing my letter regarding Cansaulim market road on your daily on April 3, 2017. Consequent to this letter there is marked improvement in the traffic movement on the Cansaulim market road. More

Construction debris dumped along Kadamba Plateau

26 Jun 2017

The 10-kilometre Old Goa-Panjim four-lane bypass Highway NH-4A besides reducing the distance between Old Goa and Panjim is indeed a delight to drive along. More

SBI credit card holders should be aware of online fraud

26 Jun 2017

SBI credit card holders beware of on line hacking. I had received a series of SMSs and emails on June 6, 2017 evening saying that seven transactions of Rs 26,000 each have been made to GOOGLE *Octro Inc and five transactions of Rs 13,700 each have been made to GOOGLE *Droid hen and also a transaction of Rs 50 to GOOGLE *SERVICES. This amounted to a total of Rs. 250,550. More

Make good use of bicycles, even on highways

26 Jun 2017

Reading a news report on oHeraldo of Thursday, June 22, 2017 captioned Cops First Appeal to pillion riders to wear helmet than advise. More

Are parking rules only for public?

26 Jun 2017

Traffic cops are often found issuing challans to travelers disobeying traffic rules such as non-wearing of helmet, over-speeding, overtaking on bridges and the like. More

Mapusa’s open drains are stinking

26 Jun 2017

Many drains in and around the Mapusa Municipal Market are left open posing a danger to pedestrians and also a health hazard. More

A Smart City?

26 Jun 2017

Fourteen street lights on the road from the Portuguese Consulate at Altinho Panjim to the High Court are not functional for the last ten days. Reminders to the Electricity Department fall on deaf and damp ears. More

A sledge hammer to crack a nut

26 Jun 2017

Talk about using a sledge hammer to crack a nut – the case reported in the Herald of the LDC clerk caught taking a bribe of Rs 300 is a case in point. More

Mess in Mapusa market

26 Jun 2017

Entering Mapusa Market is like putting your leg in the septic pit. We Goans are decent people. We like cleanliness and neatness. More

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