Monday, June 14, 2021

Cong, BJP prepare for 2022 Goa polls with Covid in mind

Panaji |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Under the spectre of Covid-19, the two national parties in Goa, the Congress and the BJP, are gearing up for the upcoming state assembly polls.... read..

Goa govt extends COVID curfew till June 21

Panaji (Goa) | June 13, 2021 1:44:51 AM IST
The Goa government on Saturday decided to extend the statewide curfew till 7 am on June 21 to prevent spread of COVID-19, announced Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.... read..

Goa police rescue abducted infant within 24 hours, CM lauds efforts (Ld)

Panaji |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday lauded the efforts of the state police for rescuing a one-month-old infant allegedly abducted from a government hospital here by a woman within 24 hours.... read..

Pramod Sawant lauds efforts of Goa police for rescuing abducted infant within 24 hrs

Panaji (Goa) | June 13, 2021 7:14:32 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday lauded the efforts of the state police for rescuing a one-month-old infant allegedly abducted from a government hospital here by a woman within 24 hours.... read..

Month-old baby kidnapped from Goa hospital

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Police in Goa on Saturday have launched a manhunt for a woman, who is alleged to have kidnapped a one-month-old child from the premises of the state's top health facility, the Goa Medical College (GMC) near Panaji.... read..

Goa Congress protests against fuel price hike

Panaji |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Goa state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday rode a bullock cart to a petrol pump near Panaji, to protest against the rising costs of petrol in Goa. The price of petrol in Goa is around Rs 94 per litre.... read..

More Covid deaths in Maharashtra than in Goa: C.T. Ravi

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Maharashtra has more Covid deaths and infections than Goa, BJP national general secretary C.T. Ravi, who is the party's in-charge of the two states, said on Thursday, brushing aside the fact that Maharashtra is a much bigger state than Goa.... read..

Russian arrested in Goa beach village with LSD

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
A 41-year-old Russian national has been arrested for possession of LSD and marijuana, valued at over Rs 8.5 lakh, from the beach village of Morjim in North Goa, police said on Wednesday.... read..

Pandemic challenging, when treatment protocol changes everyday: Goa CM

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
No one was experienced to handle the Covid pandemic and sometimes there were daily alterations to the treatment protocol, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday, stating that doctors dealing with the crisis have been learning more about the disease... read..

Only tourists with both vax doses must be allowed in Goa: Minister

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Thursday said that tourism should be opened once everyone in Goa gets a double vaccine dose and only those tourists who have taken both the shots should be permitted.... read..

Santosh reviews 'Seva hi Sangathan' in Goa, quizzes MLAs

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
BJP national general secretary (organisation) B.L. Santosh took stock of the the party's efforts taken during the Covid pandemic, including the steps taken under the 'Seva hi Sangathan' prorgamme during his visit to Goa, state party president Sadanand She... read..

BJP's BL Santosh arrives in Goa to take stock of organisational affairs

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The BJP's all India general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh arrived in Goa on Wednesday as part of a two-day visit to oversee organisational affairs in the state, Goa Bharatiya Janata Party president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Wednesday.... read..

Pvt hospitals which delayed reporting Covid deaths issued notice: Goa CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The Goa government has issued show cause notices to private hospitals, who have delayed in informing the state administration about Covid-19-related deaths in their facilities, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said.... read..

67 Covid deaths reported late in Goa, Oppn demands probe (Ld)

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane should resign from their posts, in wake of 72 previously unreported Covid-related deaths in the state in private hospitals from August 2020 to May this year, the main opposition party in ... read..

Not a single ivermectin tablet purchased for prophylaxis treatment: Goa CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
In yet another flip flop, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the Goa government had not purchased a single tablet of ivermectin for distribution as part of a prophylaxis treatment protocol, nearly a month after the Health Ministry had ann... read..

Goa to launch Tika Utsav 3.0 soon: CM

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Goa government will soon launch Tika Utsav 3.0 in rural parts of the state, which will enable persons in the age group of 18-44 years to walk-in and vaccinate themselves, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.... read..

Revamp on cards for Cong party in Goa ahead of 2022 polls: Kamat

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
All India Congress Committee in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao has hinted a total party "revamp" ahead of the upcoming 2022 assembly polls during a virtual meeting of the party's state co-ordination committee, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on W... read..

Foreign-bound students, Olympic participants to be vaccinated in Goa

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Students and job seekers heading abroad and Tokyo Olympic Games-bound sportspersons in the 18-45 years age group will be allowed vaccination in Goa from Wednesday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.... read..

Goa launches 16 e-services of transport department

Panaji (Goa) | June 9, 2021 11:44:34 AM IST
As many as 16 services related to the transport department will be accessible through an online portal in Goa, said the state transport minister Mauvin Godinho.... read..

Bombay HC Judge recuses from hearing Goa Congress disqualification plea

Panaji (Goa) | June 8, 2021 5:44:35 AM IST
Justice Mahesh Sonak of the Bombay High Court at Goa, on Monday, recused himself from hearing a plea filed by the Congress challenging the decision of the Goa Speaker to dismiss the party's disqualification plea against 10 of its legislators who "defected... read..

Videos of waterspout off Baga beach goes viral

Panaji |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
A day after a rare and spectacular waterspout emerged off the popular Baga beach in Goa, the state government lifeguard agency on Tuesday issued a public warning against rushing towards the phenomenon in curiosity.... read..

Furore over Goa Minister's viral post; complaint filed against activist

Panaji |Monday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Days after Goa's Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude's video clip praising branded shirts went viral on social media, a senior BJP leader on Monday filed a complaint against a social activist for slandering the ST community by commenting adversely on th... read..

Special Bombay HC bench to hear Goa Cong disqualification case

Panaji |Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A special division bench of the Bombay High Court bench in Goa, will now hear a petition challenging Goa legislative assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar's ruling in April this year rejecting the disqualification of 10 former Congress MLAs, after Justice M.S.... read..

Goa caught in bind as Centre drops ivermectin from Covid drug list

Panaji |Monday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The Goa government's recent initiative to distribute crores of rupees worth of ivermectin tablets as prophylaxis treatment for Covid-19 is now caught in a bind, with the central government dropping the anti-parasitic drug from its Covid management protoco... read..
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