State reduces fishing ban to 47 days

PANJIM, June 1 -- As against its traditional annual date of June 1, the State Fisheries department has announced reduction in the deep-sea fishing ban from 61 days to 47 days beginning from June 15. ... Read More

IMD puts Goa on Orange Alert

PANJIM, June 1 -- With formation of low-pressure area over Southeast and adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area, Goa has been put on Orange Alert with heavy to very heavy rainfall like... Read More

Goa's COVID active case tally down to 27

PANJIM, June 1 -- Goa's COVID-19 active case tally on Sunday reduced to 27 following the recovery of two patients. However, a positive case was also reported. Addressing media persons, Secretary Heal... Read More

Time for tourism activities to restart in Goa: Minister

PANJIM, June 1 -- With stringent COVID-19 testing measures being put in place in the State, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said that it is time that tourism activities, which is a major econ... Read More


PANJIM, June 1 -- * People with lower immunity like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney ailment, cancer, etc, should stay home and not venture into public places. * Domestic help should use hand... Read More

After Centre's Unlock 1 guidelines; State spells out its dos & don'ts

PANJIM, June 1 -- As the Central government announced Unlock 1 for phased re-opening of almost all activities outside the containment zones from June 8, the Goa government has released a comprehensive... Read More

Migrant labourers or Indian citizens?

PANJIM, May 31 -- The Centre and each of the State governments including Goa seems to be using the word migrant to address that labour force that is the backbone of small and medium scale industry in ... Read More


PANJIM, May 31 -- He has probably voiced aloud what many may be thinking. This was not a sentence that was made extempore, but one that was made in writing, in a special report to the Governor of the ... Read More

Our Lady of Grace Church Margao: Gold and Beyond

PANJIM, May 31 -- Our Lady of Grace Church (Igreja de Graca), Margao on Saturday completed 51 gloriously and undoubtedly "Graceful" years. It is a worship place where one can meditate on God and Lif... Read More

Sanguem villagers threaten to file plea in HC over water woes

PANJIM, May 31 -- The villagers of Kasabwada, Jacquem, Gavaliwada and other areas on Saturday threatened to file a petition in the High Court due to the failure of PWD (Water Division) to keep up with... Read More