Goa

Goa’s mini India needs MEGA development

Famous as mini India of Goa, Vasco constituency is also one of the cities that was properly planned during the Portuguese era. It was only due to Portuguese planning, ring roads were constructed within the town. As a debutant MLA, Carlos Almeida had got the mandate of the people to …

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Fight polls on development plank: Modi

The Prime Minister was addressing an election rally in Goa’s capital Panaji. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dared Opposition to fight the upcoming Assembly polls on the development plank instead of raking up minor issues like advancement of the Union budget and election dates. “The Opposition parties are working …

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Goa will not have a hung Assembly, says Velingkar

Subhash Velingkar who formed the Goa Suraksha Manch after he was removed as Goa chief of the Rashtriya Swayamvsevak Sangh, feels an “undercurrent of discontent” in the organisation for “compromising on its principles for the benefit of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in many States”. For the Goa Assembly elections, the …

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Goa civil society groups present alternate manifesto

An alternative road map for Goa Over 50 non-governmental organisations(NGOs), environmental groups and civil society members turned up here on Republic Day to endorse a People’s Manifesto and people’s pledge to support, promote and vote for implementation of the Goenchi Mati Manifesto. The Goenchi Mati Movement (GMM) is a single …

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Goa Forward holds march in Margao

MARGAO: The Goa Forward Party on the 68th Republic Day had a march in Margao. Fatorda candidate Vijai Sardesai, Prabhakar Timble, Prashant Naik, MMC Chairperson Babita Angle were present at the rally. The ‘Forward March’ started from Holy Spirit Church to Old Survey Office, Borda, and was attended by large …

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Valankani Boys win Anton Joao memorial football tournament

PANJIM: Valankani Boys, Merces clinched the Anton Joao memorial 7-a-side football tournament defeating Sebastian Boys, Goa Velha 3-2 via the tie-breaker after playing a goalless draw during regulation time. The final, witnessed by a large crowd, was organised by Kraftwork Nite at St Agostinho ground, Santa Cruz, on Thursday. In …

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MINE CLOSURE LED TO ‘AUTO’-DISASTER

Following the closure of mining in the state since 2012, the ripple and cascading effects were felt by several sectors. One sector that was badly hit was the allied “auto” sector, involving the truck maintenance, repair, wheel balance, chasis etc. Suddenly, this sector that had flourished following the truck flow …

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Sporting Clube down Dunes SC

Sporting Clube down Dunes SCDULER: Sporting Clube de Goa started their GFA U-18 campaign with a promising win over a resilient Dunes side with a 2-0 win, at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Wednesday. Joston Cardoz (36’) and Joyson Gauncar (69’) scored a goal each in either half handing the Panjim …

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Goa Forward’s mantra is Goem, Goemkar and Goemkarponn

Goa Forward’s mantra is Goem, Goemkar and GoemkarponnMARGAO: Goa Forward candidate from Fatorda Vijai Sardesai said that his party stands for ‘Goem, Goemkar and Goemkarponn’ and that the party would take every decision keeping the Goemkar in mind. Addressing a corner meeting held at Novowaddo in Fatorda,  said that a …

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