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The Hyderabad-based pharma major Bharat Biotech's Covaxin has got the emergency use approval for children in the age group of 2 to 18 years from the Drugs Controller General...
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has withdrawn from the paan masala advertising campaign and said that he has returned the money he received for promoting it. A blog post,...
BJP President J P Nadda announced the 80-member National Executive of the party on Thursday. Union Minister of State for Tourism Shripad Naik from Goa has been retained ...

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Goa

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that the Portuguese- era Hospicio hospital will be repaired and only health services will be given priority. “Hospicio...
Vasco fisherfolk on Saturday demanded strict action against illegal fishmongers in the city.  President of the Vasco Fish Market Association, Carridade, said that...
Two elderly sisters were found dead in Ponda on Saturday. According to the police, the two sisters have been brutally killed by an unknown person in an apartment. Upon...
Pune: As the first semester exams of law commence from January 23, students and...
Panaji: Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar on Wednesday said that high power bil...
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Ever since the United States President Joe Biden announced the withdrawal of its...
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare h...
Most people would agree that music is like therapy. All the elements of music —...

Maharashtra

Senior BJP leaders, including former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, would be arriving in Goa on September 20 to discuss the ruling party's strategy for the 2022 Assembly...
The shores of Mandavi and Bhatye are crowded every year for idol immersion during Ganesh Chaturthi. To control the spread of  Covid, the local authorities have...
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said his party will contest the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Goa due early next year, and claimed farmers' organisations in...

Opinion

Gajanan Raikar passed away. After Gopalrao Mayekar another famous poet has left us. A poet who carried the 'Divaj' lit by Goan literary giants. A poet who celebrated the...
Maa! I am getting late for work, I will fill up the subzi, Please drop in those hot rotisuntil I change and come back!  “I have kept your tiffin ready dear, Please don’...
Q I am a Mexican, and we use a lot of jicama in our daily meals. I read your articles online and was hoping that you would be able to tell me about the benefits, if any, of...

Business

Presenting itself as a glimmer of hope, the retail prices of fuel on Tuesday remained unchanged. The oil marketing companies kept the price of petrol and diesel unchanged to...
A day after two businessmen were arrested by the state government's Goods and Services Tax (GST) enforcement wing for tax evasion, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday...
With the arrival of Coronavirus induced pandemic, the healthcare sector (around the world) is in a fix. Even though some countries are doing better than others with...

Sakal Initiatives

It's not seldom that in a country like ours, the woman is at the mercy of her own gender. Often the hand that perpetrates the...

Sports

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant expressed confidence that Goa is ready to host 36th National Games in the state. Gurudatta Bhakta, Secretary of Goa...
Princeton Rebello is the only Goan to be selected for the national team's qualifying campaign for next year's AFC U-23 Asian Cup. The 22-year-old is a key member of...
The Goa Badminton Association, in collaboration with the Fonda Shuttlers and the Goa Sports Authority, conducted guidance camps for RCC badminton trainees at Navelim and...

World

The Pandora Papers is a leak of almost 12 million documents from 14 global corporate services firms that set up off-shore accounts for their clients to help hide their wealth...
The internet was like a snow day in the late hours of Monday. Facebook and other apps under its hood, including WhatsApp and Instagram, were down for several hours, leaving...
While people with diabetes are no more likely to contract Covid-19 than others, they are more likely to become severely ill if they do catch it. A research presented at...

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Art & Culture

Gajanan Raikar passed away. After Gopalrao Mayekar another famous poet has left us....
The Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM) has announced the winners of its various 2021 annual...
Actors Swara Bhasker, Shikha Talsania, Meher Vij and Pooja Chopra finished shooting...
Chandrashekhar Phadte, 41, standing at one of the green banks at the Cumbarjua Canal...
Vijay Deverakonda has resumed shooting for his Bollywood’s debut ‘Liger’ for their...
Bhaji-Pao is a well-known breakfast in the lives of Goans. However, the bread that...
Goa's Hrishikesh Dhavalikar bagged one of the two second prize awards at ...
Ganesh Chaturthi is usually the time when scattered family members in Goa come...

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