03 Mar 2024

Goa

Goa’s path forward: Panel explores global trends and local implications

Ideas meet excellence at GoaNext 2024 Atmanirbhar Bharat Summit

The summit aimed to explore avenues for bolstering Goa’s economic landscape, promoting self-reliance and positioning the State as a hub for innovation and enterprise; promised to make Goa Atmanirbhar and future ready

Sunshine State Goa has the potential to become India’s next start-up powerhouse

Disruption, innovation may shape the future of business, but human-centered values are paramount

‘Promote tourism that celebrates culture, with minimal impact on environment’

From profiteering to purpose: Industry experts weigh in on changing work dynamics

Non-state actors can pose serious threats on the high seas using low cost weapons: Rear Adm Nair

Says lessons drawn from conflicts are included in the curriculum to prepare for the changing nature of warfare

Goa Chamber of Commerce raises concern on the sustainability of Dabolim Airport

Highlight significant decline in passenger footfall at Dabolim Airport; say it poses serious threat to livelihoods of stakeholders and individuals dependent

High Court dismisses petitions of two lawyers seeking re-evaluation of their marks

Goa may need third airport, says Poazwer Min

Panjim SDO directs P'yat Secretaries to clear encroachments outside GMC

Mounds of plastic, heaps of garbage find their way in Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

Forest Dept fails to set up proper waste management system within the sanctuary to deal with the litter left by visitors; accumulated garbage poses serious threat to sanctuary's ecosystem

Mandrem resident held with drugs at Margao

Sewage contractor digs up freshly hotmixed road, gets flowers from sarky Margao locals

The bouquet marked their 'grand achievment' in ripping open the Margao railway station road which was asphalted less than two weeks ago; citizens add that rumblers were installed on the same stretch last October, but were buried by the hotmix, call out waste of public funds

GOACAN launches campaign to free parking spaces for public at Patto

British national found dead

Sports

Goa face Delhi in quarters on March 4

Sridora Caculo, Shree Damodar march into next round

Holders Nerul SC score hard-fought win in opener

Lourdes Club, Fatima Convent HS, Siolim Basketeers move ahead

More than 400 students participate in the Calangute Panchayat’s Inter-School Sports Fiesta 2024 with great enthusiasm and zeal

St Christopher SC win

Cafe

Awarding the best in the Goan industry

To celebrate Goa’s trailblazers in business, rising stars of Goan enterprise and the state’s growth story, the Herald Group will present the Enterprise Excellence Awards in six categories today, March 3, at 7 pm at Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, Utorda

Corruption at every level

Editorial

ON WATER CRISIS, THE GOVERNMENT IS PROCRASTINATING PLANS

With the beginning of March, the summer has officially set in on Goa and consequently, the demand to quench the thirst will increase by every passing day.

Review

Bridge financial gap with economic justice

The detailed Third State Finance Commission report, recently accepted by the Cabinet, presents a vision for improving governance not only at the State level but also at the grassroot level. The report, prepared after extensive consultations with local elected bodies, industry bodies, NGOs and other stakeholders, identifies pain points in the system, evaluates why they occur, and issues a host of recommendations to address these issues and scale up Goa’s financial performance. KARSTEN MIRANDA provides a glance at some of the key areas the Commission focused on

UPFRONT

India’s electoral bonds scheme

News Today

'Do Boond Zindagi ki' : Pulse Polio Vaccination campaign begins at 660 booths

Even though India has been polio-free for 10 years, as a precautionary measure, every year a polio vaccination campaign is conducted in India.

No Vision , No Planning : Waste of Public Funds

"Sir, you have done a great job by digging the road which was completed by Hotmix only fifteen days ago. For that, we present you with this small bouquet of love" - Shadow Council for Margao

Herald Group presents the Enterprise Excellence Awards

To celebrate Goa’s trailblazers in business, rising stars of Goan enterprise and the state’s growth story, the Herald Group will present the Enterprise Excellence Awards in six categories today, March 3, at 7 pm at Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, Utorda

By invitation

India’s Global Exodus

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