GOVERNMENT LIFTS BAN ON ALL THE DEPARTMENTAL JOBS

Panaji (Goa): In what could bring in major relief to several, the State government has lifted the ban on all those departmental jobs where the offer letters were issued to the eligible candidates before imposition of recruitment ban on November 22, 2016. Further, Government has directed all the departments to submit the details of all those posts for which written tests…

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S-W MONSOONS LIKELY TO REACH GOA BY JUNE 6

Panaji (Goa): The heavy rains that hit the State on Monday early morning brought much needed respite from the soaring mercury. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the southwest monsoon may reach Goa by June 6, a week after hitting the Kerala coast. IMD Goa director Mohan Lal Sahu said that the rain and thunder showers experienced…

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MINING FIRMS TO PAY FOR POLLUTION

Panaji (Goa): Coming down heavily on the iron ore mining companies following the dust pollution crisis at Sonshi village, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has asked the lease holders, wanting to commence the activities to submit bank guarantee assuring ‘No Pollution’ before granting them Consent to Operate under Air and Water pollution Act. The GSPCB that met on…

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GOA TOURISM WELCOMED THE LAST PASSENGER CRUISE VESSEL ‘AZAMARA JOURNEY’

Panjim (Goa): GTDC officials Gavin Dias, and Deepak Narvekar, accorded a royal welcome to the passengers that arrived in the cruise vessel by name ‘Azamara Journey’ at the Mormugao Port Trust, Goa Harbor, Vasco which was the last cruise vessel to conclude the cruise tourism season in the state. “Azamara Journey” is owned and operated by Azamara Club Cruises. The cruise vessel docked…

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FOOD AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL ENDS

Panaji (Goa): The annual five-day-long Goa Food and Cultural Festival 2017 concluded on Sunday with the Goa Tourism claiming it to be a grand success. The department of public relations officer stated that the gala event attracted lakhs of tourists and local Goans. Entertainment from various national bands, Goan artists and cultural programmes drew large crowds on all five…

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Demonetisation: The Odd Rabbit out of the Hat

Prithviraj Thali With the global fraternity and international economic bodies such as IMF forecasting a huge growth potential for India, we seem to be well past the point where we can still be biased about our views on demonetisation. The voices for and against the move have died down, and one can only hear some whispered misgivings slowly and inevitably giving…

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Mormugao Heritage Trip by History Lovers Group

Goa has a rich and diverse heritage in the form of archeological sites, temples and churches. Since times immemorable, Goa has been attracting dynasties, seafarers, merchants, traders, missionaries etc. and this has left behind a rich historical heritage. Unfortunately the new generation have less knowledge of our history. To educate the people of Goa, we have a group of youngsters…

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there is a lot of work that needs to be done in terms of encouraging reading

TNV’s Anwesha Singbal in conversation with Leonard Fernandes and Queenie Fernandes, co-founders of ‘The Dogears Bookshop’, Margao who have managed to script a new chapter in the Goan book publishing and marketing industry. Q. Tell us about your journey into the world of books? When did publishing begin? Our journey began in 2006 when we launched dogearsetc.com, an online store for…

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NO MINING IN SONSHI TILL MAY 15

Sonshi (Goa): The iron ore mining companies having their leases in Sonshi village of Sattari, will have to wait for resumption of iron ore activities till May 15, when the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) will decide on their Consent to Operate applications. The mining activities at Sonshi are shut down since April 28 after GSPCB declined granting consent to…

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Ride Like A Pro

Amey Joshi Do you remember the days you spent as a kid riding your favourite bike down the street and felt the adrenaline rush as you picked up speed? Well, Probyk is here to help you relieve all those cherished memories. Some of you might not be familiar with the name Probyk. So let me make things simple. Probyk is an…

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