Thursday, Aug 18, 2022
×
Outlook.com
×

Goa

Goa Reports 200 New Covid-19 Cases, Zero Death; Active Tally At 877

Goa Reports 200 New Covid-19 Cases, Zero Death; Active Tally At 877

Goa's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Total cases 2,54,352; new cases 200; death toll 3,956; discharged 2,49,518; active cases 877; total tests 20,38,457.

17 August 2022
Goa Government To Felicitate Freedom Fighters On Thursday; CM Sawant To Lead 'Tiranga Yatra' On August 13

Goa Government To Felicitate Freedom Fighters On Thursday; CM Sawant To Lead 'Tiranga Yatra' On August 13

Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Sawant said felicitation of freedom fighters and the flag hoisting ceremony will be take place at Aguada Jail museum.  

10 August 2022

Goa And The Story Of Never-ending Political Musical Chairs

Goa’s reputation as a hard partying destination is matched only by party-hopping of its politicians

Goa Reports 112 COVID-19 Cases, 2 Deaths, 78 Recoveries

Goa Reports 112 COVID-19 Cases, 2 Deaths, 78 Recoveries

Goa's COVID-19 figures: Total cases 2,48,041, New cases 112, Death toll 3,835, Discharged 2,43,278, Active cases 928, Samples tested to date 19,76,222.

26 June 2022

Goa Diary: Believe It Or Not, I Am Goan

Three of my grandparents were Goans and Catholic by religious orientation. That is often the long-winded explanation I have to offer in order to justify my...

Advertisement
17 June 2022
A Look At The Funny Side Of Life, Through Poems And Cartoons

A Look At The Funny Side Of Life, Through Poems And Cartoons

Hardened truths delivered under the guise of melodic verse, combined with a lively sketch by Goa-based cartoonist and author Alex Fernandes


17 June 2022
Music Without Borders: How Sonia Shirsat Is Reviving The Fado Song

Music Without Borders: How Sonia Shirsat Is Reviving The Fado Song

The effort is to have the next generation take over and ensure that the Fado has a secure future in Goa as well as India in the times to come.


17 June 2022
Reviving A Checked Past With Goa’s Gawda Kapodd

Reviving A Checked Past With Goa’s Gawda Kapodd

The Gawda kapodd, evolved as the Kunbi weave, has crossed the boundaries of caste, religion and region, but care must be taken to preserve and keep it in...


17 June 2022
Whose Pão Is it: Into The World Of Goa’s Famed Bread

Whose Pão Is it: Into The World Of Goa’s Famed Bread

A new fiction film on the business of baking bread highlights Goa’s desire to hold on to adlear tempar or ‘the way things were’, gauged through the...


17 June 2022
What Drives Sanatan Sanstha, The Controversial Hindu Right-wing Organisation?

What Drives Sanatan Sanstha, The Controversial Hindu Right-wing Organisation?

Founded in 1990 by Dr Jayant Balaji Atavale, a hypnotherapist, the Sanatan Sanstha is registered as a charitable organisation. A few people linked to the...


Advertisement

17 June 2022
Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

For generations now, absence of consistent and rigorous public discourse about Goa’s colonial history had led to a tentatively harmonious co-existence of...


17 June 2022
A Story And A Recipe Frozen In Time, From The Idylls Of Goa's Khazans

A Story And A Recipe Frozen In Time, From The Idylls Of Goa's Khazans

Friendship, romance and a pint of urrack. A bitter-sweet story from the banks of River Zuari.


17 June 2022
Syrena’s Elegy: Goa As An Allegory Of A Mermaid

Syrena’s Elegy: Goa As An Allegory Of A Mermaid

A tale of a sensuous mermaid through her blithe adolescence, meditative adulthood and grim old age—that's the story of Goa too


17 June 2022
Printing From The Margin Of Margins: Can Goa Retrieve Its Rich History In Publishing?

Printing From The Margin Of Margins: Can Goa Retrieve Its Rich History In Publishing?

Why books minus touristy cliches, voices from outside the metros, and inexpensive printing options in small states like Goa are the needs of the hour


17 June 2022
Dum Maro Dum: A Bombay Goan Recollects Her First Brush With Goan Culture

Dum Maro Dum: A Bombay Goan Recollects Her First Brush With Goan Culture

Naked hippies on beach, ‘adult movies’ with U certificate -- what Goa was like in the swinging seventies through the naughty nineties


17 June 2022
India’s Goa, Goa’s Portugal: Bonds Of History As Strong As Before

India’s Goa, Goa’s Portugal: Bonds Of History As Strong As Before

Goans continue to take advantage of Portuguese citizenship laws, as India hopes to strengthen its ties with the European Union via the Iberian country’s PM...


Advertisement

17 June 2022
Drug Traffickers, Land Sharks And Other Lumpen Elements Now Rule The Roost In Goa

Drug Traffickers, Land Sharks And Other Lumpen Elements Now Rule The Roost In Goa

‘From the time I entered public life until now, I cannot seem to recognise the Goa I once knew’, says former Union minister Ramakant Khalap as he laments...


17 June 2022
The Green Corridors: Can Goa's Khazans Mitigate The Effects Of Climate Change?

The Green Corridors: Can Goa's Khazans Mitigate The Effects Of Climate Change?

As Goa faces climate change threats from rising sea levels and extreme tidal events, its age-old khazans could come to the rescue


17 June 2022
Goa's Battle Against The Ills Of Global Warming And Indiscrete Concretisation

Goa's Battle Against The Ills Of Global Warming And Indiscrete Concretisation

By 2050, sea level rise is expected to inundate 40 per cent of Goa’s low-lying areas, ravaging the state’s popular beaches by draining the sand along its...


17 June 2022
We Are The Whipping Boys Now: Sanatan Sanstha National Spokesperson Chetan Rajhans

We Are The Whipping Boys Now: Sanatan Sanstha National Spokesperson Chetan Rajhans

The Sanatan Sanstha has been in the dock over the controversial murders of rationalists and in the spotlight for bomb attacks in Maharashtra and Pune. But its...


06 June 2022
Goa Records 30 COVID-19 Cases; Expert Committee To Meet On June 9 To Review Situation

Goa Records 30 COVID-19 Cases; Expert Committee To Meet On June 9 To Review Situation

As many as 18 patients recovered during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 2,41,947. The death toll remained unchanged at 3,832.  The state now has...


10 June 2022
Goa’s Own Gyanvapis: Govt To Reconstruct Temples Destroyed During Portuguese Regime?

Goa’s Own Gyanvapis: Govt To Reconstruct Temples Destroyed During Portuguese Regime?

The violent colonial past of Goa has resurfaced as a clash of ideology as the Hindu right-wing seeks to undo the wrongs of the Portuguese military and Catholic...


25 May 2022
'I Love You': Thieves Leave Note For Family After Looting Valuables Worth Rs 20 Lakh From Goa Home

'I Love You': Thieves Leave Note For Family After Looting Valuables Worth Rs 20 Lakh From Goa Home

The incident came to light when the house owner returned home after a two-day holiday on Tuesday and found that his bungalow had been burgled.


21 May 2022
Excise Duty On Fuel Reduced: Goa CM Hails Union Government

Excise Duty On Fuel Reduced: Goa CM Hails Union Government

The Narendra Modi government cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre, while it also decided to give Rs 200...


21 May 2022
Goa: 92 Per Cent Students Clear State Board's Class 12 Exam, Girls Outshine Boys

Goa: 92 Per Cent Students Clear State Board's Class 12 Exam, Girls Outshine Boys

Of total 18,112 students who appeared for the Class 12 Board Examination in Goa, 16,783 passed.


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement