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The Progressive Desertification of Goa

Nandkumar Kamat It is shocking to see how fast Goa is reaching its ecological tipping point with prospects of internal ecological refugees displaced due to natural catastrophes looming large on the horizon. A peep into global ecological history shows how human interference in ecosystems caused desertification ruining prosperous, flourishing civilizations. The process of desertification has already begun in Goa but ... Read More »

God was so nice that he gave me more than I deserved: Pele

DHIMAN SARKAR If football mirrors life — as so many who swear by the sport insist it does — it would be hard-pressed to find an ambassador better than Pele. That is why he stays relevant 41 years after he last kicked a football. That is why not a word seemed out of place when Bhaichung Bhutia ended Friday morning’s ... Read More »

Calangute police step up patrolling

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE With the start of the tourist season, Calangute police have stepped up their patrolling in the coastal village in an effort to ensure safety of tourists and also to keep the beach stretch free from trouble and any nuisance to tourists. As per PI Jivba Dalvi, this month since October 1, they have rescued 3 minor ... Read More »

After long, it is time to say Viva Goa!

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Sixteen can be sweeter when the result is not as expected. This was the lesson learnt after India finished its engagements at the AFC U-16 tournament held in Kuala Lumpur recently. The sweetness will linger on for many years in Goa because Bibiano Fernandes had a great hand in steering the country to new heights of football. Goa ... Read More »

Vijay trying barter system, drop Vinod as a minister & get better portfolios: Cong

Congress has made a public allegation that Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai is trying to drop his own minister Vinod Palayekar to accommodate a minister from the BJP.Calling this act anti-Bahujan Samaj, the opposition party has also made it clear that Congress will neither form alternate government with Vijai nor welcome him back into Congress. Please like & share: Read More »

Clash between friends turns into an attempt to murder

Over heated argument between two friends, one friend tried to kill other with rod in Madgao.Yes on Saturday, one man was admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital after he was brutally hit by his friend. Please like & share: Read More »

Salvador do Mundo Sarpanch denies he assaulted a lawyer

Porvorim Rising has refuted all the allegations made by Porvorim Citizens Forum on Salvador-Do-Mundo Sarpanch Sandeep Salgaonkar.Porvorim citizen’s forum had earlier accused Salvador-Do-Mundo Sarpanch for assaulting an advocate.Forum had said a villager John Menezes had raised the issue of illegal constructions in panchayat jurisdiction. Please like & share: Read More »

Lobo slams govt for failing to provide jobs to youth

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Stating that Goa is sitting on unemployment time bomb, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Friday lambasted his own BJP-led coalition government for not doing enough to make government jobs available to the youth. In his letter to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is presently being treated at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read More »

Transforming education with political will, and passion

Atishi Marlena, the former education advisor to Delhi’s deputy CM Manish Sisodia might be a contender for the Lok Sabha seat for East Delhi constituency, but at her heart is education. The brain behind changing the face of the public education system, Atishi was recently in Goa to inaugurate the AAP Office in South Goa. She also spoke at symposium ... Read More »

Chaturang Theatre Festival is back

NT Buzz Theatre lovers are in for a treat as Swastik–Panaji is organising its seventh edition of Chaturang Theatre Festival from October 12 to October 14 at DMK, Kala Academy. Critically acclaimed plays in Hindi, English and Marathi and two stand-up comedy acts will be staged this year. This edition is dedicated to the great Goan thespian Tatoba Velingkar. The ... Read More »