Tuesday 28 January 2020

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Lorna, Buyao enthrall US Goans

Goan nightingale Lorna, along with Sidhanath Buyao and his group, enthralled the Goans settled in America at the 11th North American Goan Convention held in Detroit, Michigan. READ

US relents, grants visa to Lorna & Buyao group

The US Consulate finally relented and granted visa to the group of Goan artists, including Konkani nightingale Lorna and music composer Sidhanath Buyao. READ

Lorna & Buyao denied visa on flimsy grounds, to perform in US

The US authorities have deprived its own populace, originally from Goa, to watch the most-awaited performance of Goa’s nightingale Lorna as her group has been denied visa by the authorities in Mumbai on flimsy grounds. READ

Goans settled abroad will come searching for Konkani

There is a self-assuredness about Konkani writer Sheela Kolambkar that instantly puts people at ease. I first met Kolambkar in Kochi, where she was one of the seven regional writers to receive the 2012 Tagore ... READ

Govt to encourage NRG participation in development

Dr Wilfred Mesquita, Commissioner for NRI Affairs has said that Goa government will encourage non-resident Goans to participate in the State’s development. READ

Visa Facilitation Centre in Delhi shifted

Government of India has shifted the Visa Facilitation Centre to Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, the national capital. READ

Global Goan Convention in London in July

The annual Global Goans convention will be held in London from July 22-25 this year. READ

Eduardo appeals to NRIs to apply for PIO

Goa’s NRI Commissioner Eduardo Faleiro today said his commissionerate was following up with the centre a crucial issue of 'Goan people with foreign passports', who had to cut short their trip to native county due ... READ

Justice Rebello sworn in as Allahabad Chief Justice

Justice Ferdino Inacio Rebello was today sworn in as the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court. READ