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112 new cases take tally to 2151

PANJIM, July 10 -- The State reported the ninth death due to COVID-19 on Thursday while 112 new cases were added to active cases taking the tally to 869 cases. For the second consecutive day, new case... Read More


First 9 days in July alone see a total of 836 COVID-19 cases

PANJIM, July 10 -- At a time when the Goa government is working hard to keep the balance between the COVID-19 spread and the commercial activities to boost economy; the corona figures, which are doubl... Read More


Goencho Avaaz slams 'undemocratic' behaviour of Valpoi police, assures support to locals

Panjim, July 10 -- Goencho Avaaz (GA) expressed shock over the rough treatment meted out by Valpoi Police to the villagers of Melauali who had gathered peacefully to address the media on Wednesday. "... Read More


Release pension scheme for retired seafarers, widows: GSAI to Govt

MARGAO, July 10 -- Goan Seamen Association of India (GSAI) has reminded Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to intervene and release the seafarers' welfare pension scheme for retired seafarers and widows. Th... Read More


Letters to the editor (10 July 2020)

Goa, July 10 -- Eminent doctors in Goa should be chastised, unlike Dr Edwin Gomes, the doctor-in-chief of Covid-19 medical salvage operations in the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim who ha... Read More


Government out to sabotage democracy

Goa, July 10 -- Why the government of the day or should I say night (as it was formed in the night) trying to silence the voices of dissent and protest? The latest arrest of innocent villagers in Sat... Read More


As COVID-19 cases cross 2k, govt looks at plasma treatment

PANJIM, July 9 -- With over 136 new cases, the highest in a day, Goa went past the 2000 cases mark on Wednesday with COVID-19 showing no signs of receding in the State despite several measures announc... Read More


Goa Board may reduce syllabus to make up for lost teaching days

PANJIM, July 9 -- In line with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is also contemplating to reduce the syllabus for students of Class... Read More


Melauli villagers detained moments before briefing media against IIT project

VALPOI, July 9 -- Valpoi Police on Wednesday detained a group of Melaulim villagers who were about to hold a media briefing opposing the proposed IIT project at Murmune village in Guleli panchayat, Sa... Read More


Sristhal, a historic village full of untapped nature's bounty

Goa, July 9 -- While villages like Cotigao, Gaondogrem and Khola in Canacona are more well- known, the village of Sristhal basically meaning 'the abode of Lord Shiva', has remained different and retai... Read More