Monday , August 20 2018
Date: Aug 19,2018
  • Ravindra Bhavan celebrates Lorna’s 74th birthday

    Ravindra Bhavan, Margao felicitated the ‘Nightingale of Goa’, Lorna on her 74th birthday, on August 9. The auditorium was packed with her fans who travelled from corners of Goa to hear her sing live. Ministers Vijai Sardesai, Jayesh Salgaonkar, Vinod Paliencar; chairman of Ravindra Bhavan Margao, Prashant Naik; and chairperson of Margao Municipal Council, Babita Angle Prabhudesai were present at the event. Sardesai expressed happiness at celebrating Lorna’s birthday and stated that she is synonymous with ‘Goem, Goemkar and Goemkarponn’. He said: “Born in 1944, Lorna has experienced pre-independent India and pre-liberation Goa. She has seen how India has changed …

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  • Khori Girestkai

  • Seven mini festivals in one at Socorro

  • Khot

  • Encouraging new talent in tiatr

International Goa News

Taking back the streets through sustainable mobility

As morning dawned over Panaji last Sunday, DB Marg, one of the city’s major thoroughfares, became the site of a number of activities, drawing Panaji’s citizens together during the early hours of the day, to take a stand for the cause of inclusive streets and sustainable modes of commuting. This …

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Brit held with drugs was visiting Goa since 2007

Panaji: UK national David Johnson, who is alleged to be involved with the drug mafia in the State, first visited Goa in 2007 as per records with Goa Police. Johnson was arrested from Anjuna last month by Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) of Goa Police under the NDPS Act for possessing …

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Irish woman was raped in Goa, confirms postmortem report

Margao/Canacona: Postmortem reports have confirmed that Irish national Danielle McLaughlin, 28, was raped and later done to death by strangulation. The autopsy, which was conducted at the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, on Thursday, has confirmed police suspicions.Following this, murder accused Vikat Bhagat, who was arrested by the Canacona …

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  • Surviving the Tourism Tsunami

    Union commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu is a standout performer in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet, but one part of the vision he unveiled on Goa Startup and Innovation Day last week sent chills down collective spines in India’s smallest state. He promised his administration would make Goa a …

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