Author: Goacom Newsdesk

Four persons arrested for installing idol in temp shed at Sada

Vasco: Mormugao police arrested four people from Headland sada for allegedly installing the Ganesh idol inside a temporary shed at Headland Sada on Tuesday. Police Inspector Paresh Naik assured that police patrolling has been intensified to avoid any law and order situation. Police Inspector Paresh Naik added that he had also spoken to the sub-divisonal magistrate, who informed him that […]

Ponda Police arrest 5 locals with firearms in raids

Ponda: Ponda Police on Tuesday arrested five persons for illegally possessing five country made firearms and seven cartridges, 11 buds, 24 pipes and several other parts of firearms and hunting instruments worth Rs one lakh. According to the police, a team led by Ponda Deputy Superintendent of Police Nelson Albuquerque based on the information provided by the locals conducted raids […]

Lil Richard who ignited big fires of Rock and roll leaves the world stage

Good Golly Miss Molly, Little Richard is no more! And the death, at age 87, of the legendary “rock and roll architect” has dampened the tempo in music-mad Goa.“No band’s rock-and-roll medley is complete without Little Richard’s songs,” says Chrystal Farrell, lead female vocalist for the band, A26. As anyone who has ever attended a classic Goan Catholic wedding will […]

Person booked under sedition for petition asking Goa to be free country

Panjim: An online petition, which garnered around 4,000 signatories, asking Goa to be a ‘free country’ has come under the radar of Goa Police after the NGO ‘Revolutionary Indians’ (RI) lodged a complaint. The Crime Branch booked the alleged accused on charges of sedition after he floated online petition claiming that Goa has been invaded territory of Portugal. Even though […]

More relaxations likely post May 17: CM

Panaji: Goa is likely to see some more relaxations, especially with regard to interstate public transport, as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Monday suggested restricted lifting of curbs post May 17, when the third phase of the lockdown ends, during his interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking to the media at the Secretariat after attending the meeting with the Prime […]