The Goa University (GU) has signed an MoU with Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The varsity announced on Wednesday that it has agre
Academic education in India today must also include the education of the mind. For this, India must combine modern education with the teachings and knowledge shared in an
Goa is likely to conduct the zilla panchayat elections by mid-March, and it is expected to be on partylines. A minister who was part of the cabinet said that though no of
The tear-jerking onion prices of the past week softened their sting a bit as they sold for Rs 79 per kg at horticulture outlets in the state on Wednesday.
The Centre must set up fast-track courts across the country for the quick disposal of all rape cases, Curtorim Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco said on Tuesday.
The high court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday quashed and set aside a quarrying lease order dated August 2018 in Konxem, Sirsaim, and restrained a respondent (Anand Salgaonk
Hundreds of youngsters from neighbouring states with aspirations to join the Indian Army have been left to sleep and defecate in open. Youth who have come to attend the 2
Onion prices at the horticulture outlets in Goa are set to ease further after increased arrival of stock from Maharashtra. After sourcing 25 tonnes of onions from Nashik,
The state government has decided to revive the scheme of leasing out government schools which have been closed for some years. The premises will mainly be utilised for ed
Water from the Tillari project in Maharashtra will reach Goa within the next two days, Goa water resources department chief engineer Shrikant Patil told TOI on Tuesday. S
Work of upgradation of the underground power cabling network in Panaji is under way across the city. The upgradation work in parts of the city where underground cables ha
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that the state PWD has not complied with Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms during the construction of the six and eight l
Caterers are finding it difficult to digest the high onion prices that have skyrocketed during the peak of the wedding season.
Monday morning saw a huge rush of customers at the Goa State Horticulture Corporation Ltd (GSHCL) outlets for the purchase of onions. Bringing relief to the common man ,
Goa government on Friday invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), 1988, in view of the strike notice given by multi-task workers (MTW) attached to the direc
A businessman from Margao foiled a bid on his own life recently when he was informed of the murder by the accused hired to kill him.
PWD minister Deepak Pauskar on Monday said that the department has filled 100 per cent of the potholes across the state. He also said that Rs 300 crore has been released
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is expected to complete the process of setting standards for naturally-occurring formaldehyde in fish by August next year
The Mapusa municipality will put up a proposal with the government to construct a memorial dedicated to Padma Shri awardee Dr Suresh Amonkar, who passed away on Sunday.
Villagers of Kothambi have refuted allegations levelled by advocate Aires Rodrigues against chief minister Pramod Sawant about the latter applying for mundkarial rights t
After introducing a module in 108 schools on a pilot basis in 2018 to instill civic sense in school students, the Goa Education Development Corporation (GEDC) is set to r
When work of enumeration for Census 2021 begins next year, field workers will be entering the data gathered from door-to-door using an app. And, along with 17 other sched
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up government authorities for abdicating their responsibility in identifying wetlands in the state, and questioned the ration
With prices of onions having reached the three-digit mark, roadside food stalls and tiny cafes are drastically reducing the quantity of the bulb in their food items.
Contrary to chief minister Pramod Sawants statement that Goan farmers do not cultivate onions due to their sussegad attitude, farmers say the decline of the horticulture
The additional sessions court at Margao rejected the bail applications of two accused, Raghavendra Devar and Tulsidas Naik, who were arrested for the alleged kidnap and g
A resolution to oppose the shifting of casinos closer to the Verem side of Mandovi River was adopted at the special Reis Magos gram sabha on Sunday. Villagers also oppose
Goa police on Sunday wrote a letter to Siolim GFP MLA Vinod Paliencar requesting him to provide the secret information on drug peddling that he has submitted to Prime Min
Supply of water from the Tillari project in Maharashtra to North Goa will resume by December 10, Maharashtra officials have informed Goa, state water resource department
Padma Shri awardee, journalist, Konkani writer and educationist Suresh Gundu Amonkar passed away on Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old.
After suspending operations for over a month, the process of installing high security registration plates (HSRP) will resume at the Arlem regional transport office (RTO)
Over 35,000 students appearing for the Class X and XII public exams in 2020 can expect an early result this time around too. Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary E
Goa police, which presently relies on Maharashtra or Karnataka for bulletproof vehicles whenever a dignitary visits the state, is finally set to procure two of its own. A
Sixty five percent of the foreigners detained in Goa for overstaying and violating visa norms hail from the African continent.
Science and technology minister Michael Lobo said on Saturday that the Centre should amend the Indian Penal Code so that rapists are hanged publicly in rarest of rare rap
Quepem police are yet to make a breakthrough in the murder case of 38-year old Menino Oliveira, a resident of Paroda, whose body was recovered from the bushes near his re
An aptitude test for close to 35,000 Class X and XII students from across the state will be rolled out from next week.
Two months of extensive grooming and training enabled the minor boy of a Madhya Pradesh-based gang to rob gold worth Rs 35 lakh from a wedding reception in Miramar on Nov
The childrens court has rejected the bail applications of two persons booked for rape and trafficking of a minor, and under various other sections of the immoral traffick
In September 2018, the Goa government entered into an MoU with a Portuguese government agency, which was meant to help Goa transit to technologically advanced systems to
Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that the state government is considering a move to promote government officers based on their performance and not just accordi
Nine persons were rescued from drowning at various beach stretches on Friday. Those rescued were eight foreign nationals and one Indian tourist, said Drishti Lifesaving i