Sunday 21 October 2018

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'Bomboikar Goan' writer Jerry Pinto wins $150,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

Mumbai-based Goan writer Jerry Pinto is among the nine recipients of the Yale University's Windham-Campbell Prize this year, awarded to English-language writers "for their literary achievements or their potential". READ

Poet Ashok Borkar passes away

Ashok Borkar, owner of Borkar Super Stores and a prolific poet of Goa, expired today in Pune. READ

These 'Kantaram' will sing only praises of Govt

The popular tiatr (a type of musical theatre), usually used as a voice of people to protest against the government and politicians, is taking a new turn in Goa. READ

Beware! Fascism is entering through backdoor: Mehta

In the technologically advanced era, beware, fascism is coming silently through the backdoor, not openly from the front door. READ

Tragedy Queen Ophelia expired, funeral tomorrow

Ophelia D’Souza, Tragedy Queen of Konkani theatre, expired today morning in Mumbai. READ

Jayamala Danait bags Sahitya Academy award for Translation

Jayamala Danait, a prolific Konkani writer, has bagged this year’s Sahitya Academy translation award 2015 for her book ‘Rag Darbari’ (राग दरबारी). READ

With schemes come the schemers; young talent is the future of Konkani Cinema: Bardroy

Bardroy Barreto, the first Oscar entrant with a Konkani cinema ‘Nachom-ia Kumpasar’, speaks out his mind for the first time to goanews.com. READ

Yugank bags TMA Pai Award for a Konkani book on World Cinema

Yugank Naik, a research scholar at Goa University, has bagged a prestigious Dr T M A Pai Foundation Best Konkani Book award for 2014 for his book “Venchik Aantarrashtriya Chalchitram: Niyall Ani Samiksha.” READ

Mauzo to chair solidarity meet of nationwide writers at Dandi on 30 Jan

Damodar Mauzo, eminent Indian Konkani writer from Goa, will chair a national level meet of writers and artists at Dandi Event scheduled on 30 January at Dandi. READ

Ghulam Ali's event in Mumbai cancelled after opposition from Shiv Sena

A music launch event in Mumbai where Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali was due to attend on Friday was tonight cancelled following opposition from Shiv Sena which had earlier forced the cancellation of his concerts ... READ