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Panaji Records 2nd Hottest Day Of February With 38.2 Degree Celsius

Goa's Panaji witnessed the second hottest day of February in decades, with over 38.2 degree celsius temperature. In the past 10 years, the city witnessed such extreme temperature 38.6 degree celsisu On March 6, 2013. On February 16, the Indian Meteorological Department said, Panaji recorded a rise in temperature amid anticyclonic circulation in Gujarat. Meanwhile, the IMD said,Goa is likely to witness a rise in temperature for next 2-3 days… read-more

Fri, 17 Feb 2023 - 05:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Panaji, Temperature, Hottest February, Anticyclonic Circulation, IMD

Courtesy: The Times of India

Sonali Phogat

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Sonali Phogat Death Case: 2 Arrested Associates Questioned In Police Station Overnight

In Goa’s Panaji, the two accused detained in the murder case of BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat were questioned overnight, on August 26. The two accused who were close associates of Phogat, have been identified as Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Wasi. After the post-mortem report revealed “multiple blunt force injuries on her body,” the arrests were made. Further details on the matter are awaited.

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 11:36 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Goa, Panaji, sonali phogat, crime news, BJP

Indus Tower Install Mobile Tower

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Indus Towers Limited Installs New Telecom Tower In Panaji, Goa

Indus Towers Limited has installed a new telecom tower in Panaji, Goa, to fulfil the commitment of providing affordable, high-quality and reliable services for the growing network connectivity needs of India. In regard to this, the State Government has sanctioned 255 mobile towers to be installed in different parts. Moreover, the new development is in line of PM Narendra Modi's Digital India vision, to have enhanced telecommunication.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 04:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indus Tower, Panaji, Goa CM, Mobile Tower, Digital India

Goa To Receive Rainfall

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IMD Predicts Rain & Thunderstorm In Goa By Next Week

The India meteorological department said, Goa is likely to witness light rainfall and thunderstorm by next week. "It is during the pre and post-monsoon seasons that the maximum number of convective systems form in the north Indian Ocean, that is the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal," said Dr. MR Ramesh Kumar, on March 3. Notably, Goa's maximum temperature is expected to be 2° Celsius higher. 

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 02:05 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Goa, Panaji, rainfall, IMD, Bay of Bengal

Courtesy: The Times of India

Panaji Carnival

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Panaji To Host Its First-Ever Beach Carnival Soon: Goa

Panaji is going to host its first-ever beach carnival, scheduled for later in February, with an eye on UNESCO Creative Cities Network list. Beach carnival will help local 'foodpreneurs' to grow their business." said Angelo Fernandes, Panaji Corporation Commissioner. Furthermore, to make beach carnival successful Panaji has partnered with FIERCE Kitchens. "These ventures are largely driven by passion," said Fernandes. Notably, UCCN was… read-more

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 11:12 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Goa, Panaji, Carnival, Culinary Scene, UNESCO

Courtesy: The Times of India

Utpal Parrikar

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Utpal Parrikar To Contest As Independent Candidate: Goa Assembly Elections

Utpal Parrikar, former Goa CM late Manohar Parrikar's son announced to contest from Panaji Assembly constituency as an independent candidate. On January 21, he addressed a press conference and said, he will resign from the BJP.  The developments came after the BJP left him in the first MLA candidate list and denied him Panaji ticket. Moreover, Devendra Fadanvis said, they have offered Utpal two other seats and talks are uunderway. 

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Utpal Parrikar, Goa assembly election 2022, Panaji, BJP, Devendra Fadnavis

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Utpal Parrikar

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Utpal Parrikar To Adress Press Meet Today, Will Announce His Stand

Utpal Parrikar, former Goa CM Late Manohar Parrikar's son, will address a press conference on January 21. During the conference, Parrikar will announce his stand, after being left out in the BJP's MLA Candidates' first list, for the upcoming Goa Assembly elections. Notably, Utpal wanted to contest from the Panaji constituency, however was denied ticket. The political drama within party came ahead of the Goa elections, scheduled on February 14… read-more

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 04:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Goa assembly election 2022, Utpal Parrikar, Panaji, BJP, Press Meet

Courtesy: ANI

Utpal Parrikar

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Manohar Parrikar's Son Upset With BJP, Will Take Stand Soon: Goa Elections

The recent BJP MLA Candidates' list upset former Goa CM's son Utpal Parrikar. Hoping the MLA candidate from Panaji, Utpal was left out from the BJP's list. In addition, despite Parrikar's open demand to contest the Panaji Assembly seat, the Goa BJP unit announced Atanasio "Babush" Monserrate, who was  a former INC leader as Panaji candidate. Now, Utpal Parrikar said, he will announce his stand soon, ahead of Goa elections. 

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 04:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Goa assembly election 2022, Manohar Parrikar, Panaji, MLA Candidates

Courtesy: One India

CM Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally.

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Mamata Banerjee To Visit Goa For Strengthening Party Ahead Of 2022 Polls

West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, will visit Goa next week. During her visit, she'll help strengthen the party's election preparedness for the upcoming 2022 assembly election for 40 seats. The visit will start from December 13 onwards. Meanwhile, CM Banerjee will also be accompanied by AITC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, reported UNI.  

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 02:40 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: AITC, Goa, Goa Assembly Election, CM Mamata Banerjee, Panaji

Schools in Goa

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Goa To Start Physical Classes By September

In general stream institutions of Panaji, Goa, the academic year 2021-22 will begin on September 1, in physical mode, although Standard Operating Procedure's (SOP) have already started being discussed. "SOPs are to be drawn up by each college depending on the feasibility, based on its student numbers and infrastructure," said Principal of government college, Khandola, Purnakala Samant. Institutes prefer that third-year students take physical… read-more

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 07:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Goa, College, SOP, Panaji

Courtesy: The Times Of India