Author: Goacom Newsdesk

The Future Of Forca

It all came to an end in the semi finals. When over two legs they lost by a goal on aggregate tally, it left their fans in despair. They were however able to grab a spot in the AFC Championship by virtue of topping the league. Now with the 2020 edition having ended, the team will dismantle, with various players […]

Nerul SC get the better of St Savio SC

Goa Velha: Nerul Sports Club scored an easy 3-1 win over St. Savio Sports Club, Calangute to move into the quarter-finals of the 14th London Trophy inter village football tournament, organised by Goa Velha Sports Club, at Goa Velha Sports Club ground. In a fast paced encounter, St. Savio Sports Club missed a glorious opportunity to surge ahead but Vischal […]

Clear doubts on closure of schools: Parents to govt

Ponda: The government decision to close schools in Goa till March 31 and to continue with Class XII exams as per the schedule has created confusion among headmasters, parents and students, who have demanded that the State clarifies the same and come out with clear cut directions. With schools closed how can exams be conducted, the parents questioned while, some […]

Ensure surgical face masks, sanitisers are available at affordable rates: Metrology Dept

Panjim: The Legal Metrology Department has appealed to the manufacturing units and suppliers to ensure that N95 or a simple surgical face masks and sanitisers are available at affordable rates. The department has also warned of penal action against those found manufacturing or selling masks and sanitisers illegally. The appeal comes following shortage of N95 or a simple surgical face […]

People resort to panic buying

Panaji: Panic buying of essential commodities was witnessed in the city as the rumours were rife that trucks arriving from neighbouring states of Karnataka and Maharahtra would not be coming from Tuesday onwards in view of the measures adopted to contain COVID-19. This reporter went round the city market and other areas to know the pulse of the public, who […]

Parrikar’s first death anniversary today

Panaji: The first death anniversary of late Manohar Parrikar, former Defence Minister, Government of India and former Chief Minister of Goa, will be commemorated on March 17, 2020 by laying floral tributes at the ongoing site of late Manohar Parrikar’s Smriti Sthal at Miramar, where his last rites were held. The Chief Minister of Goa, cabinet ministers and other dignitaries […]

CM urged to cancel exams

Margao: The Green Goa Foundation has written to the Chief Minister urging him to cancel all exams for the students of Std I to VIII. The GGF says that these exams serve no purpose and students would be exposed to harmful virus while attending exams. The GGF has requested for a quick and favourable decision in this respect. “The school […]

No thermal scanners at Vasco Kadamba Bus Stand, Railway Station

Vasco: With the State already under ‘partial’ lockdown due to the coronavirus scare, the Kadamba Bus Stand and Railway Station in Vasco are yet to get the thermal scanners to screen passengers. Stating that instructions have been given to the employees regarding precautions and awareness; Railway Station Master and Vasco MLA however informed that they have not yet received the […]

Illegal mining: SIT raids city businessman; documents seized

Panaji: The special investigating team (SIT) probing the alleged multi-crore mining scam raided the office of businessman Dinar Tarcar in the city on Monday. The raid lasted for around six hours wherein the SIT sleuths, led by police inspector Dattaguru Sawant, attached some documents related to the main mining case. Sources said that in the main mining case, the SIT […]