Goa News

Tourist Drowns at Candolim Beach

A tourist who came to Goa along with his friend got drowned off at the Candolim beach sometime around early morning yesterday. Ashtray Dutta, 27, belonged from Himachal Pradesh and had come to Goa for holidays. He was staying along with his friends in a hotel close to the beach. At 3:30 AM on Sunday […]

107 Bovines Sacrificed on Eid-Ul-Zuha in Goa

The festival of Eid-Ul-Zuha witnessed a massive sacrifice of around 107 bovines in the state of Goa. As per the provisions of the state, the sacrifices are compulsory made in the meat complex. The number of sacrifice saw a steep rise as compared to the processions of the previous year. On the occasion of Bakri […]

“Goans Get Better Nutrition than Other States”, Says MP Vinay Tendulkar

Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar was recently present at the inauguration of the state level workshop on national ‘nutrition week’ organized by Goa College of Home Science in Miramar where he said that the Goan population receive food that is higher in nutrition than the other parts of India. In support of the statement he […]

“Qurbani” in Goa to be performed Only at Goa Meat Complex Abattoir

With the festival of Eid-Ul-Zuha commonly known as Bakri Eid coming on 2nd of September, the Muslim community is rejoiced and in view of the same to keep the festival a joyous one, the President of the Association of All Goa Muslim Jamaats, Shaikh Bashir has requested all the Muslims to be careful about where […]

“Colored Light” Russian Movie by Andrei Novoselov

Last season, from December to April, the Russians filmed another movie in Goa. “Colored Light” by Andrei Novoselov will be released in November 2017 and will show what its author had always wanted to share with people.    The authors have long dreamed of creating their own independent movie – free and sincere. Make the […]

Goa to Host Defexpo 2018

The Defexpo festival commonly known as biennial land and naval and homeland security exhibition will be hosted by the coastal state of India in the year 2018. Chief Minister, Manhora Parrikar confirmed the same recently. He also said that the state is planning to build a permanent venue for the festival and that this will […]

Women Unable to Breastfeed in Goa Because of Health Issues

Due to health problems and deficiency, 1 out of every 10 women in Goa is unable to breastfeed their kids in Goa. Women are unable to breastfeed their newborns because of insufficient glandular tissue or other physical health problems. The shocking and equally saddening data was reported by Dr Sophiya Rodrigues, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist […]

14459 Pending Criminal Cases in Goa Courts

In a reply to the question raised by Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral about the quantum of pending criminal cases in the system, Francis D’Souza, the minister for law and judiciary has reported that a total of 14459 cases of criminal nature are pending in the judicial system. The reply was given at the Goa legislative […]

An overhaul of all CRZ and other rules

It is time for an overhaul of all CRZ and other rules. Under these draconian rules, local lands have been devalued and locals have sold out to outsiders who have bribed panchayats and bureaucrats to construct at will. One just has to look at the coastal belt where huge construction has happened over the last […]

Man Caught with Ganja at Margao

Man Caught with Ganja at Margao

A man of Goa origin has been caught in possession of Ganja in Margao area. The 22 year old male named Salim Badami is a resident of Khareband, Margao and has been arrested by the Margao police on charges of being in possession of the drugs, about 400 grams and of INR 45,000 monetary value. […]