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Detention centre for foreigners inaugurated

Mapusa: Expressing happiness over the setting up of the state’s first foreigner detention centre, which is only the second in the country, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that foreigners staying illegally in the state will now be detained and after following the due procedure, deported to their country. The Chief Minister was speaking to media persons after inaugurating the foreigner …

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Facelift for Panaji fish market before monsoon: Babush

Panaji: A day after taking oath as Panaji MLA, Atanasio Monserrate alias Babush paid a surprise visit to the Panaji market on Wednesday and assured to give the Panaji fish market a facelift soon. Babush, who was accompanied by CCP Commissioner Shashank Tripathy, city Mayor Uday Madkaikar, deputy mayor Pascoela Mascarenhas, former Mayor Surendra Furtado and other councillors, inspected the …

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Passion pitted against determination and ambition

London: His batting conquests are already a stuff of legends and a World Cup victory will be like the ‘Kohinoor’ in ‘King’ Virat Kohli’s crown. His tunnel vision quest for the crowning glory will be littered with many hurdles – which may come in the garb of Steve Smith and David Warner, the Australians who have been longing for a …

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Youth unite against HIV

The first edition of ‘Camp Escape’ for adolescents living with Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) was held at Dodamarg. The three-day camp was organised by the NGO Positive People and supported by Vianaar Foundation and Lifeline Foundation. During the three-day camp there were various activities, sessions and talks conducted in order to educate children about sexually transmitted diseases; the importance of …

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The taste of success

In a bid to bring to the forefront some of the forgotten Saraswat cuisine recipes passed down through generations, the World Saraswat Food Awards, a concept put together by Global Coast Award Platform was held at Ibis Calangute. The aim was to inspire passion among professional and home chefs through a cook-off and put India in its rightful position as …

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Lobo administers oath of office to 4 new MLAs

Panaji: The newly elected four legislators took oath as members of the Goa Legislative Assembly on Tuesday thus restoring the strength of the House to 40. Acting Speaker Michael Lobo administered the oath to all the four MLAs, who include Dayanand Sopte, BJP MLA of Mandrem; Joshua D’Souza, BJP MLA of Mapusa; Subhash Shirodkar, BJP MLA of Shiroda and Atanasio …

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All you knead is love

CHRISTINE MACHADO For many people, the day usually begins with a cup of coffee and a meal of bread. And for Goans, nothing quite beats the whiff and taste of traditional Goan breads especially the popular ‘pao’, ‘unde’ and ‘poie’, often delivered to the doorstep piping hot, by the ‘poder’ (bread man). And while these breads are available at bakeries …

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Fado for the soul

Noite de Fado (Fado night) was celebrated at Cidade de Goa’s fine dining restaurant Alfama. The fado, a Portuguese origin song, is a mellifluous haunting melody, evoking passions of love, sorrow, jealousy and guilt. The fado had its origins in the 19th century in the Alfama district of Portugal. A fado, was sung by the families and lovers of sailors …

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HEAL institute ties up with Nobert’s Fitness Studio

PANAJI: With the gym business in the state fighting fit, Mumbai based HEAL Institute, on Tuesday, announced the launch of its Goa operations in partnership with Norbert’s Fitness Studio. Post tie up with Nobert’s the institute will be offering several of its core services, such as physiotherapy, sports massage, strength, rehabilitation, etc., to Goan clients. A leader in physiotherapy, rehabilitation …

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Raia: A goal each in either half by Jobern Cardozo and Ronaldo Coelho helped Santa Cruz Club of Cavelossim outclass Dunes Sports Club 2-0 and finish second in the GFA First Division League, at Raia panchayat grounds on Monday. SCC Cavelossim made their intentions known right from the start as they launched nice moves, one of which culminated into a …

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