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Mind your back

Danuska Da Gama The number of people complaining of back and neck pain is on the rise in current times. And indeed, pain in the back, derrière, leg, calf, and thigh are symptoms to look out for and shouldn’t be overlooked. Sometimes there can be numbness and weakness in the entire leg that restricts walking. Neck pain, arm pain shooting …

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‘2019: How Modi Won India’ launched in Goa

Viva Goa hosted the Goa launch of ‘2019: How Modi Won India’ written by journalist and author, Rajdeep Sardesai. Published by HarperCollins Publishers India, the book launch was attended by special guests including actress, Pooja Bedi; industrialist, Shrinivas Dempo; Nandini Sardesai; and editor and publisher of Viva Goa, Kedar Dhume. Congratulating the author on his new book, Pooja Bedi said: …

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Suspects admit to killing 4 Mhadei sanctuary tigers

Valpoi: The three arrested suspects have admitted to killing the four tigers in the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary near Golavli village in Sattari taluka. Sources in the forest department said on Thursday that officials are on the lookout for one more suspect, who might have helped the accused in disposing evidence. Forest officials and police are investigating into the case from …

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Govt plans to upgrade pvt jetties to encourage cargo transportation

Panaji: In order to encourage transportation of cargo through inland waterways, the state government plans to upgrade the existing private jetties. The government will prepare a detailed project report (DPR) about the project and submit it to the Centre so as to avail financial assistance under the Sagarmala initiative. Minister for Ports Michael Lobo, along with the industry delegation led …

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Salgaocar FC blank Sesa FA 5-1

Nagoa,Verna: A brace each by Sidney Gaunkar and Flan Crasto and a goal by substitute Joasle Fernandes enabled Salgaocar FC demolish Sesa Football Academy (SFA) 5-1 in the AIFF Junior League – and perch on top of the table with fifteen points from six games – in a match played at Panchayat ground, Nagoa in Verna on Thursday. Sidney Gaunkar …

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A festival for youth

RAMANDEEP KAUR Started in the year 1996 by like-minded youth under the Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM), the main aim of Goa Yuva Mahotsav (GYM) is to pass on the rich culture and tradition of Goa to youth. First held in Margao for five years, over the years it has travelled to different talukas in Goa. This year however it is …

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‘Maker’ competition for schools and colleges in Goa

A ‘Maker’ competition exclusively for school and college students was launched under the aegis of the first, Fevicol ‘Make in Goa’ biannual festival for makers scheduled to be held at the Green Amaze centre in Margao on January 26. Fevicol ‘Make In Goa’ is a unique festival for makers, creators and entrepreneurs  being launched in Margao on January 26 and …

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3 more tigers found dead in Mhadei sanctuary; 3 arrested

Valpoi: In a shocking case, the state forest department officials have found three more carcasses of tigers inside the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary near Golavli village in Sattari taluka, taking the toll of dead tigers found in the area to four. Carcasses of a fully-grown healthy tigress and two sub-adult tigers were found by the officials in a combing operation that was …

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Sugarcane farmers withdraw stir following CM’s assurance

Ponda: Agitating sugarcane farmers withdrew their protest on Wednesday after Chief Minister Pramod Sawant assured to fulfil most of their demands. Sawant along with Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Babu Kavlekar, Co-operation Minister Govind Gaude, PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar, MLA Prasad Gaonkar visited farmers at Dharbandora at Sanjivani sugar factory and heard their grievances. During this meeting, Chief Minister Sawant assured farmers that government will take care …

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Gaurs overcome Highlanders; regain top spot

MINOO FERNANDES | NT Fatorda: Attacking medio Jackichand Singh’s 57th minute strike and Coro’s 80th minute penalty goal were enough for FC Goa to register a well deserved 2-0 win against NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League match played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda-Margao on Wednesday. The win enabled FC Goa regain top position in the league as they …

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