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Goa University to have Dalai Lama chair for Nalanda studies

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

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:49 am

Goa: Combine modern education with ancient wisdom, says Dalai Lama

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

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:48 am

Goa: Zilla elections expected to be fought on party lines

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:46 am

Onion prices dip to Rs 79/kg at Goa horticulture units

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:33 am

Curtorim Congress MLA demands fast-track courts for rape cases

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:25 am

HC quashes quarrying lease in Sirsaim

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 8:58 am

In Ponda, future jawans sleep and defecate in open

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 8:49 am

Goa: With fresh stock from Maharashtra, onion prices may drop further

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:35 am

Goa: Now, govt schools not in use to be leased

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:09 am

Two more days till Tillari water supply reaches Goa

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:04 am

Underground cabling gets upgrade in Panaji, Ribandar

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:04 am

New Zuari bridge not Coastal Regulation Zone compliant: National Green Tribunal

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 7:06 am

Wedding caterers reduce onion usage, ask hosts to revise menu

Caterers are finding it difficult to digest the high onion prices that have skyrocketed during the peak of the wedding season.

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 7:02 am

Consumers clamour to buy onions as prices dip to Rs 90/kg at Goa outlets

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 ,

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:39 am

Goa: Essential Services Maintenance Act invoked to foil health workers strike

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:35 am

Goa: Man outsmarts trio that was hired to kill him

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.

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:34 am

Goa: PWD has repaired all potholes across state, says Deepak Pauskar

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 Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:34 am

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to set permissible limits for formaldehyde in fish by August

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 Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:32 am

Goa bids farewell to educationist Dr Suresh Amonkar

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.

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:31 am

Goa: Mundkarial allegations against CM Pramod Sawant are baseless

Villagers of Kothambi have refuted allegations levelled by advocate Aires Rodrigues against chief minister Pramod Sawant about the latter applying for mundkarial rights t

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:30 am

Goa: After review, civic sense texts in all schools next year

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:29 am

Census 2021 to be carried out through app, using Konkani

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 Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:51 am

NGT questions move to engage NIO for wetlands task

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up government authorities for abdicating their responsibility in identifying wetlands in the state, and questioned the ration

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:50 am

Onion crisis: Street snacks lose their pungent punch, vendors feel the pinch

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.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:35 am

Lack of labour, seeds deter cultivation in Goa: Farmers

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 Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:34 am

Margao court denies bail to rape accused

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:27 am

Opposition to casinos at Reis Magos meet

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:25 am

Provide drug traffickers information to police: IGP to MLA

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:24 am

Water supply from Tillari to begin Tuesday

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:23 am

Goa: Padma Shri awardee Suresh Amonkar passes away at 84

Padma Shri awardee, journalist, Konkani writer and educationist Suresh Gundu Amonkar passed away on Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 4:02 pm

Facilities in place, Arlem RTO centre to resume HSRP fitments tomorrow

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)

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 8:06 am

Goa Board to continue engaging more teachers for paper corrections

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

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 4:41 am

Finally, Goa police set to get 2 bulletproof vehicles

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

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 4:35 am

Africa accounts for 65% of all foreigners detained in Goa

Sixty five percent of the foreigners detained in Goa for overstaying and violating visa norms hail from the African continent.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 4:34 am

Hang rapists in public or in a stadium, demands Michael Lobo

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

The Times of India 8 Dec 2019 4:32 am

Goa: Cops yet to crack Paroda murder case

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

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 12:16 pm

Goa: Class X, XII students to take aptitude test from next week

An aptitude test for close to 35,000 Class X and XII students from across the state will be rolled out from next week.

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 11:57 am

Minor boy trained for two months to steal: Police

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 Times of India 7 Dec 2019 11:50 am

Goa: Childrens court rejects traffickers bail plea

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

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 4:42 am

Goa, Portugal likely to sign water tech contract

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

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 4:37 am

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant moots officers promotions based on performance

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

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 4:36 am

Goa: Nine tourists rescued from drowning

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

The Times of India 7 Dec 2019 4:35 am