Fishing season in Gujarat marked by high diesel prices, low fish rates draws to a close

The fishing season along the Gujarat coast formally drew to a conclusion Tuesday. Fishermen from major fishing hubs of Porbandar, Veraval, Okha, Mangrol, Jakhau, etc have dropped their anchors with almost no boat at sea. This comes more than two months after soaring diesel prices forced a majority of fishermen from going to the sea … Read more

‘Fire erupts wherever I am’: Pakistani TikToker draws ire for ‘disturbing’ video against wildfires

As wildfires have become rampant around the world amid severe climate change, sad visuals of fire engulfing people’s homes and killing animals have left all heartbroken. However, a Pakistani TikToker used the same forest fire for clout in a video even as trees burnt behind her. As the video went viral, netizens demanded stringent action … Read more

Velingkar’s comment draws flak, Pacheco files complaint

Staff Reporter Margao/Panaji The recent comments made by the convenor of Hindu Raksha Maha Aghadi and former chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Goa, Subhash Velingkar, on St. Francis Xavier has drawn flak from various quarters with people and politicians statements taking strong objection to his. Former MLA Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky has … Read more