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Two ‘Konkanis’ bag Sahitya Academy awards

Two ‘Konkani’ novelists bagged Sahitya Academy awards this year, one for English and another for Konkani. READ

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. READ

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film director and screenwriter living in New York, was at 47th IFFI for her debut feature 'According to her'. READ

Goa's DGP appeals to boycott film for insulting Rafi-saab

Goa’s Director General of Police Muktesh Chander has appealed people to boycott Karan Johar’s latest film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” for allegedly insulting legendary playback singer Mohammad Rafi. READ

Goa Dakshinayan: Debate among Galaxy of intellectuals

Goa next month will kick off a national movement of intellectuals, who are gathering to debate upon several burning concerns, following killings of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof K S Kalburgi. READ

Pak writers restrained from attending Goa Lit Fest

Following the demand to impose a ban on Pakistan artistes from working in the Hindi film industry, Pakistani writers are now at the receiving end. READ

Borkar, Anwesha bag national SA Awards for Children and Youth Lit

Goa’s eminent writer Dilip Borkar and young writer Anwesha Singbal have bagged this year’s prestigious Sahitya Academy awards in children’s literature and youth literature respectively. READ

Varsha’s ‘dream’ to act in a Konkani film still unfulfilled

Varsha Usgaonkar, eminent Bollywood actor of Goan origin, is still left with a dream to act in a Konkani film, even after acting in several Hindi, Marathi and Bhojpuri films. READ

Google pays tribute to Mario Miranda, celebrating 90

Google celebrates today Goa’s internationally renowned cartoonist late Mario Miranda, on the occasion of his 90th birth anniversary. READ

'Nachom-ia' wins yet another international film award, now in US

Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani film by Bardroy Barreto, has won yet another accolade at international level, this time in the USA. READ