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2 held in chain snatching case at Porvorim

Goa, Jan. 28 -- Porvorim police have arrested two persons in connection with a chain-snatching incident that took place on January 15. According to North Goa SP Nidhin Valsan, Suman Rao (60) from Pund... Read More


Pernem villager receives Rs 28 lakh water bill from PWD

Goa, Jan. 28 -- Prabhakar Parab from Virnoda has received a whopping bill of Rs 28.37 lakh from the Water Department of the Pernem PWD. This is a one-time-settlement bill sent by the water department ... Read More


Salcete panchayats respond to clarion call, pledge to save Mhadei

MARGAO, Jan. 27 -- Responding to the clarion call from social activists, several panchayats in Salcete at special gram sabhas held on Thursday, resolved to oppose the Mhadei River diversion and declar... Read More


Environment Ministry rebukes Goa govt for not assessing, evaluating iron ore rejects

PANJIM, Jan. 27 -- The Union Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has reprimanded the Goa government for failing to perform its statutory duty with regard to the identificatio... Read More


In Goa, child victims of rape, violence, and worse have not received compensation for four to six years

PANJIM, Jan. 27 -- The statistics are stark. Goa has been unfair and cruel to its most vulnerable victims of sexual and other forms of violence. Official documents in possession of the Herald reveal t... Read More


Konkani is the language of focus at the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2023

PANJIM, Jan. 27 -- Jnanpith Awardee Damodar Mauzo, Bardroy Baretto, Pritha Sardessai and Salil Chaturvedi, these are not just barrier breaking Goans but people who will be leading the way to introduce... Read More


For the people, of the people, by the people of Sao Jose de Areal

Sao JOSE DE AREAL, Jan. 27 -- With village elders as honourable VIPs, villagers of Sao Jose de Areal have set a perfect example to the entire state of Goa that utter dedication and love for the villag... Read More


Quepem Municipality councillor accuses Chairperson of nepotism for employing son, holds hunger strike in protest

QUEPEM, Jan. 27 -- A councillor from the Quepem Municipality on Thursday went on a daylong hunger strike to protest the alleged nepotism within the Municipal Council. Amol Kanekar alleged that Quepem ... Read More


Navelim youth arrested by Maina- Curtorim police for rape of minor

MARGAO, Jan. 27 -- The Maina-Curtorim police on Thursday arrested 24-year-old Sticken Fernandes from Telaulim, Navelim, for allegedly raping a minor girl. The police said that the minor girl was kidna... Read More


Four security guards, three scrap dealers arrested for Kundaim Industrial Estate theft

PONDA, Jan. 27 -- The Ponda police have successfully cracked a blind theft case, wherein 501 bags of plastic raw material worth Rs 15.70 lakh, were stolen from a plastics company at the Kundaim Indust... Read More