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Posted On November 13, 2015By Akshay LadIn People, Top Stories

A lesson In Traffic For Panjim From Chorao

F.N. Souza’s painting, Birth, has become the most expensive Indian painting to be sold in an auction, after fetching $4.08 million. This Goa-born artist’s work has recently gained recognition and appreciation, and has witnessed an increase in value. Francis Newton Souza, an Indian who initially struggled to make an impact in the field of art, has now become the country’s most expensive artist. This Goa-born artist’s iconic painting “Birth” has become the most expensive Indian painting to be sold in an auction. The painting fetched $4.08 million at Christie’s auctionRead More
In perhaps the biggest residential property transaction in the country, industrialist Cyrus Poonawalla is paying an eye-popping Rs 750 crore for a US government-owned palace property called Lincoln House at Breach Candy in south Mumbai. He told TOI that he plans to use it as a family home. The two-acre, sea-facing property housed the American consulate for several decades before it relocated to the city’s new business district of Bandra-Kurla Complex four years ago. Lincoln House, formerly known as Wankaner Palace, was built in 1938 by the Maharaja of WankanerRead More

Posted On September 4, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, People, Special Stories, Top Stories

A Tribute to Dr. Wilfred Dsouza

Watch special report- A Tribute to Dr. Wilfred Dsouza  Read More

Posted On September 4, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, People, Top Stories

Former Goa CM Dr Wilfred de Souza Passes Away

  Former chief minister, Dr Wilfred de Souza passed away after a brief illness at a city hospital on Friday morning. He was 86. He was admitted to a city hospital affect developing some respiratory problems.   Dr Wilfred de Souza was a surgeon and politician from Goa. He had served as Goa’s chief minister on three occasions when he was a member of the Indian National Congress and the Goa Rajiv Congress, during his third tenure. Political career In July 1998 Dr de Souza formed the Goa Rajiv Congress as aRead More

Posted On September 3, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, People, Top Stories

Youth Takes Selfie Moments Before Death

Valentino Godinho, 18, from Mapusa, is suspected to have drowned at Arvalem waterfall on Wednesday, while swimming in the river along with his friends. Bicholim Police said a group of seven youth from Mapusa had visited Arvalem waterfall for sightseeing on Wednesday evening. After enjoying the beauty of the area, they could not judge the depth of the river and started drowning, shouting for help. This was noticed by the other four friends who successfully rescued two of them, but could not trace Godinho, who they suspect has drowned toRead More