Panaji |Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM ISTTwo days after a ruling BJP MLA tested positive for Covid-19, Speaker of the Goa assembly Rajesh Patnekar on Thursday urged all legislators to get themselves tested.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | July 2, 2020 6:41:57 PM ISTEven as the state government allowed entry of tourists in Goa from today, hotel owners, who have applied for permission with the tourism department to resume functioning, are still waiting for guidelines to be followed by them in the view of COVID-19.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | July 2, 2020 9:11:59 PM ISTGoa minister Vishwajit P Rane on Thursday said that in our effort to revive the Industries Department, we are dedicated to eliminate the concern of COVID-19 from the state keeping in mind the ulterior motto which is lives vs livelihood.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | July 2, 2020 11:11:58 AM ISTGoa Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from South Goa along with his wife and two children has been found positive for COVID-19, sources said.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM ISTA day after a ruling BJP MLA tested positive for Covid-19, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that while the MLA was a part of a meeting of legislators some days back, social distancing norms had been followed at the event.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday saluted the medical fraternity, especially doctors, for their contribution in wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on the occasion of National Doctors' Day.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | July 1, 2020 8:41:55 PM ISTGoa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Wednesday said that the coastal state will be open for tourists starting July 2, as 250 hotels have been granted permission to resume operations.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | July 1, 2020 5:11:46 AM ISTA Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA has tested positive for COVID-19 in Goa on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:06 PM ISTThe Goa government will be issuing new post Unlock 2.0 SOPs for the state soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM ISTTourists will not be allowed to stay in non-registered hotels booked via app aggregator services, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said here on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday welcomed the extension of benefit of free wheat and 'chana' under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana till November 2020 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM ISTThe Opposition in Goa has demanded a longer session of the state legislative assembly, in order to have a detailed discussion on budgetary demands, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 29, 2020 4:11:48 AM ISTAs part of All India Congress Committee (AICC) mass protest programme opposing the rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, the Congress party in Goa has organised a demonstration at district levels on June 29, state party president Girish Chodankar said.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 10:15:06 PM ISTAccusing the central government of "profiteering from the miseries of countrymen" amid the coronavirus crisis and an economic downturn, the Congress state unit on Monday demanded a rollback in the increased prices of petrol and diesel.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 29, 2020 5:11:46 PM ISTNorwegian Escape, a cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line, arrived at the Mormugao Port (MPT) in Goa on Monday early morning with 474 seafarers who were stranded at Miami, Florida.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 29, 2020 9:41:46 PM ISTNorth Goa Congress president Vijay Bhike on Monday demanded a rollback of the hike in fuel prices and accused the Centre of 'profiteering from the misery of the people'.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTMosques located in safe zones in Goa may gradually open from July 1, even as the state's apex association of Muslim jamaats, relaxed norms for re-opening of the religious houses with proper hygiene and social distancing rules.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTGoa recorded its biggest spike of Covid-19 cases with 89 persons testing positive, taking the state's tally of active cases to 706, according to statistics released by the state Health Ministry on Saturday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 28, 2020 7:11:54 AM ISTThe ten-day monsoon session of Goa Legislative Assembly will commence from July 27, the state government said in a release on Saturday.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM ISTGoa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday formally summoned the monsoon session of the state Legislative Assembly for 10 days, starting from July 27.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 28, 2020 11:42:01 PM ISTA total of 70 new COVID-19 were reported in Goa on Sunday, taking the total number of the case to 1,198 in the state, the health department said.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 27, 2020 1:41:47 AM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday admitted that "community transmission" of coronavirus has begun in the state.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 27, 2020 10:11:47 AM ISTGoa Police has registered an FIR after receiving a complaint from a school in Panjim area alleging that during an online session some students captured photos of teachers, which were later morphed and placed on social media with derogatory remarks.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 3:15:06 AM ISTThe Goa government on Friday announced a slew of measures to provide fillip to the state's business and industrial sector, including allowing factories to run 12-hour shifts, extension in payment schedules for licence fees for industries and real estate b... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 26, 2020 10:41:52 PM ISTGoa Congress on Friday observed "Shaheed Ko Salam Diwas" in remembrance of the brave soldiers who lost their lives in the violent face-off with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley, Ladakh on June 15.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM ISTPeddlers are now growing drugs clandestinely in homes, because of the police crackdown on the smuggling of narcotic substances in the state, Goa Inspector General of Police Jaspal Singh said on Friday.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTActing on a complaint by a leading school in the state, Goa Police on Friday registered an FIR against unknown persons for morphing pictures of teachers taken during online teaching session and posting these on the social media.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 26, 2020 11:41:49 PM ISTGoa Government on Friday announced 12 measures to help industries and the public deal with the economic impact of COVID-19.... read..
Margao (Goa) | June 26, 2020 10:41:52 AM ISTMidfielder Lenny Rodrigues has extended his stay with Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa till 2022 after signing a new two-year deal on Thursday.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTAmid opposition to an upcoming IIT campus in North Goa's Guleli village from the local residents, state Industries Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday said that the elite technology institute represented the biggest investment in Goa over the last 10 years.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM ISTIn a letter to Union Ministers for Environment and Forests and Tourism Prakash Javadekar and Prahlad Patel (MoS) respectively, nearly 150 tourism industry stakeholders from Goa on Thursday spelt out the perils for the tourism industry, if the central gove... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM ISTGoa's Higher Secondary school teachers have slammed the decision of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to make it mandatory for teachers to mark their physical presence in schools, especially at a time when the Covid-19 cases in the state are witnessing an upsw... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM ISTChief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday directed the police to strictly enforce social distancing norms and wearing of masks, as the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state crept close to 1,000.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM ISTInstallation of the Aarogya Setu app by film crew members has been made mandatory for film crew shooting in Goa, as part of a new SOP issued by a nodal state government agency, even as pregnant women have been banned from film shootings in the coastal sta... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM ISTThe top Catholic religious authority in Goa, Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao, on Wednesday, announced stringent rules, while rolling out a formal protocol for re-opening of Churches in the state.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 25, 2020 10:11:46 AM ISTGoa Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao on Wednesday said churches will be allowed to reopen if the concerned authorities comply with all the safety protocols in view of COVID-19 outbreak.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | June 25, 2020 10:41:48 AM ISTThe Goa Hoteliers Association on Wednesday met chief minister Pramod Sawant and urged him for the reopening of hotels in the state with minimum standard operating procedures.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTGoa will have to re-invent its tourism profile and go back to the pristine 1960s, to get the industry back on its feet, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Thursday.... read..