25 Mar 2023


Construction debris recklessly dumped at Patto & ground levelled by “unknown people” at Panjim’s wetland

Dumping done between Merces circle and Heera petrol pump highway stretch, The fragile eco-sensitive area literally raped by with heaps of mud, blocking natural flow; an area that could have been used for riverine tourism and beautified is a mound of dust & filth

SIT books 14 persons for grabbing Anjuna land

The total number of cases of land grabbing with the SIT rises to 40

Commuters to Panjim suffer total traffic block, chocked with no bypass option

Enormous volume of traffic enters the capital city from all the entry points; Merces Junction, Panjim city and Porvorim sealed with vehicles; down ramp to Panjim near the multi-level car parking can be opened to traffic moving to the city

Women activists laud HC order reasserting rights of married daughters to family property

They are hopeful that this order will prove to be a deterrent to those who equate dowry as property settlement to married daughters

Fisherfolk debunk viral video calling for Velsao pond to be emptied, say it will aid rail double-tracking work

Velsao locals deny that the pond is polluted and challenge RVNL to test water samples; emptying the pond will hit livelihood of locals, fishermen

Benaulim rations shortage: Civil Supplies Department clarifies that stock was supplied, launches probe

Fallen tree in Aga Khan Park set on fire, citizens irked with burning of waste

Water level dips in Opa plant; WRD says full bhandaras will tide us over this summer

Inspection reveals discharge of sewage from slum into River Sal continues unchecked

SCM wants GSUDA contractor blacklisted for delay in Lohia Maidan revamp

Activists speculate that the repeated postponement of reopening the Maidan could be a deliberate move to prevent them from using the premises for protests & meetings

Mormugao municipality removes encroachments

Senior oppn councillors hit out at CCP for failing to give 7 days prior notice for budget meet

Tourism stakeholders to form new association

Bye-elections to seven panchayat wards today

MMC market panel says no to transfer of shops if there are no blood ties

Loaded lorry catches fire at Mapusa

Cashew orchard goes up in smoke at Bhironda

Child Rights watchdog seeks better healthcare, rehab for special-needs children

GCZMA directs Directorate of Sports to file FIR against violators in land filling case

Directs department to restore land to original state; recover cost

All five accused in Anjuna tourists assault case granted bail

Beach weddings, new structures to cost more

Cabinet nod for three bills to be introduced in House

Seafarers knock at CM’s door, demand for permanent pension scheme


Ambelim pip Curtorim Gym

Peter, Vamanan, Manju move into quarters


Konkani activist with a mission to protect Konkani identity

61-year-old Konkani Bhasha Mandal has been contributing immensely to Konkani language. Former president of Konkani Bhasha Mandal, Chetan Acharya, led the committee for three consecutive terms and enriched Konkani through various initiatives

When Goa becomes a stage for thought provoking dramas

World Theatre Day is celebrated on March 27 annually and plays will be staged at different venues over the next few days in Goa. While Goa is proud of its long existing relation with the stage through tiatr, there are other forms of dramas that explore this strong mode of communication that touches the hearts and minds of the audience


The Caste ‘Elephant in the Room’


Need for affordable tourism in Goa

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Letters to the editor ( 25 March 2023)


It is left to the electronic companies when to start their projects: IT Corporation Chairman

Herald TV English News Wrap 8pm 24 March 2023

Was Old Panjim Smart or Is the Smart City Panjim Smart?

Many roads in Ponda Taluka are non motorable

Strict action needed against debris thrown near Heera Petrol pump and highway leading to Merces

Civil supplies carries out raids at various establishments in Vasco


We the people are responsible for creating a system that doesn’t work for Goa and Goans

Have you voted for Goa or for yourself? Ask this as you go to bed tonight


Idhar Udhar