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The Navhind Times
The Navhind Times.jpg
27 March 2018 front page of The Navhind Times
Founded18 February 1963; 56 years ago (1963-02-18)
Political alignmentCenter-left
HeadquartersPanaji, Goa
Circulation56,000[1] (as of 2011)

The Navhind Times is an English language newspaper in Goa.[2] Founded in 1963 and based in Panaji, the capital of Goa,[3] it is the largest selling newspaper, amongst the three locally published English newspapers in the state. The other two being O Heraldo (The Herald) and Gomantak Times successively.[4][5]

According to the newspaper, it has a 52% of overall share market of advertisement space in Goa.[1]


The NT office at Navhind Bhavan.

The Navhind Times was established on 18 February 1963, after India conquered the former Portuguese colony, it was Goa's first English newspaper, and was launched by the Dempo Brothers, including the elder Vasantarao Dempo.[1] They were involved in mining business. The publication hired two editors Lambert Mascarenhas and T.V. Parvate.[6] Mascarenhas remained its editor in early 1960s, before starting Goa Today magazine in 1966. He was awarded Gomant Vibhushan Award, the highest civilian award of Goa in 2014.[7][8]


  1. ^ a b c "About Us | The Navhind Times". Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ David Abram (2003). Goa. Rough Guides. pp. 47–. ISBN 978-1-84353-081-7.
  3. ^ Taylor & Francis Group (2004). Europa World Year. Taylor & Francis. pp. 2093–. ISBN 978-1-85743-254-1.
  4. ^ Paul Harding (2003). Goa. Lonely Planet. pp. 47–. ISBN 978-1-74059-139-3.
  5. ^ Dennis Kurzon (2004). Where East Looks West: Success in English in Goa and on the Konkan Coast. Multilingual Matters. pp. 60–. ISBN 978-1-85359-673-5.
  6. ^ Frederick Noronha (2008). Behind the News: Voices from Goa's Press. Goa1556. pp. 10, 19. ISBN 978-81-905682-0-3.
  7. ^ "Lambert Mascarenhas conferred 'Gomant Vibhushan' award". 29 May 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Lambert Mascarenhas to get Gomant Vibushan". The Times of India. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.

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