GOA BADMINTON ASSOCIATION TO HOST TALUKA, DISTRICT LEVEL TOURNAMENTS FROM FEB 23, 24
PANAJI Goa Badminton Association will organize Taluka and District level Badminton Tournaments, for Boys and Girls in Sub Junior and Junior age groups, as per the following schedules: Feb 23 – at Badminton Hall, Quepem Sports Complex (3.30 pm onwards) – For players from Margao / Salcete, Cuncolim, Canacona, Sanguem, Ponda, Dharbadora and Quepem Centres / Talukas Feb 24 – at…READ more..
GOVT NEEDS TO INVESTIGATE INTO RISING NUMBER OF NON-GOANS CHANGING THEIR NAMES: REGINALD
Margao Curtorim MLA Alex Reginald Lourenco has raised concern over the issue of non-Goans changing their names to Goan names. “This is a serious concern and the state government needs to initiate a thorough investigation in this matter,” Reginald said. The Congress MLA further said that just chanting ‘Goem, Goemkar, Goemkarpon’ won’t save Goa’s authenticity.READ more..
POLICE ARREST HOUSE MAID FOR THEFT OF GOLD ORNAMENTS WORTH ₹ 8.5 LAKH
FATORDA Fatorda police have arrested one Savitridevi Shivdas Jalmi, a resident of Roulim-Curtorim, in a theft case. Savitridevi was working as a maid in a flat near Chowgule College at Gogal Fatorda where she has committed theft of gold ornaments worth Rs. 8,50,000. Fatorda Police have recovered the stolen gold ornaments from Savitridevi’s house and further investigation is in progress.READ more..
RAHUL GANDHI WILL MEET BOOTH-LEVEL PARTY WORKERS IN MARCH: CHODANKAR
PANAJI Congress president Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Goa in March to address booth-level Congress workers. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar said that Rahul Gandhi will be meeting booth-level workers somewhere in the first week of March and address them about the coming Lok Sabha elections.READ more..
DEFENSE MINISTER NIRMALA SITHARAMAN LAUNCHES ICG’s OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL YARD 1233
VASCO Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today launched Indian Coast Guard’s offshore patrol vessel Yard 1233 at Goa Shipyard, Vasco. The ship built for Indian Coast Guard is one of the five offshore patrol vessels which is being constructed by Goa Shipyard Limited at Vasco. The overall length of this ship is said to be 105 meters and displacement is 2,350 tonnes…READ more..
TAKE MEASURES TO CURB POLLUTION INSTEAD OF SHUTTING COAL-HANDLING: GPDEU
VASCO The Goa Port and Dock Employees Union (GPDEU)has pleaded to the Goa State Pollution Control Board to initiate measures to curb pollution in Vasco instead of completely shutting down coal handling. The Union has raised concerns over the livelihood of workers involved in coal handling. “ The suspension order has brought port activities to a stand-still. There is an unpleasant…READ more..
AAP GOA ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR UPCOMING LOK SABHA ELECTIONS
PANAJI The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Goa has announced the names of candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats in the state. AAP, on Wednesday, announced that state AAP general secretary Pradeep Padgaonkar would be their candidate from the North Goa while Elvis Gomes will contest from South Goa Lok Sabha seat.READ more..
HC ISSUES NOTICE TO CHIEF SECRETARY ASKING AMOUNT OWED BY SUNBURN TO STATE EXCHEQUER
PANAJI The High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Goa Chief Secretary in order to know the due amount owed to the state government by Percept agency which hosts ‘Sunburn’. The division bench of Justice Nutan Sardesai and Justice M.S. Sonak directed the state government’s counsel Pravin Faldessai to make a “statement as to the precise amount of dues/money…READ more..
RELIANCE FOUNDATION REACHES OUT TO FAMILIES OF PULWAMA CRPF MARTYRS
MUMBAI The entire Reliance Parivar fully shares the outrage of 1.3 billion Indians at the barbaric terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy on the Jammu–Srinagar highway on Thursday, in which 40 brave jawans were martyred. No evil power in this world can break India’s unity or our resolve to defeat terrorism, which is…READ more..
GOA’S OSHIN COLACO IN RUBARU MISS INDIA ELITE FINALS
PORVORIM It is a proud moment for Goa and also for the entire team of Neutral View Mr & Miss Goa 2018 as Neutral View Miss Goa 2018 Oshin Colaco has been announced as the finalist of RUBARU Miss India Elite 2019. Oshin Colaco was crowned as Neutral View Miss Goa 2018 in November last year and has been working hard…READ more..