Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM ISTTo fight food shortage, the Goa government, here on Monday, allowed restaurants to operate kitchens for the home-delivery of food. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant also said steps were being taken to address the medicine shortage caused by the 21-day nationwi... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 PM ISTFormer Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has asked for assistance about a elderly woman who is stuck in Goa amid the lockdown imposed in India in wake of coronavirus pandemic.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM ISTTwo more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Goa, taking the state's tally of positive coronavirus cases to five.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM ISTIn a public appeal, the state Directorate of Health Services on Monday said, that those who travelled on a Vistara flight from Mumbai to Goa on March 22, which incidentally carried a COVID-19 positive patient, should report to the health authorities witho... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTTwo more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Goa, taking the state's tally of positive coronavirus cases to five.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that he was irked by some people, who prefer to violate the 21-day lockdown to buy something as trivial as a shampoo.... read..
Panaji |Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM ISTWith Panaji reeling under severe food and groceries shortage amid the ongoing lockdown like other parts of Goa, former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal on Monday, participated in a drive to deliver essential groceries to 500 people living ... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM ISTIn face of failed efforts to run a volunteer-based system to home-deliver essential goods for nearly a week now, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday announced that food delivery apps like Swiggy and Zomato had been roped in to deliver food and groc... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTThe South Goa district administration on Saturday roped in food delivery service Zomato to deliver takeaway foods in Margao town and nearby areas.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 9:45:08 PM ISTWhile Goa battles dwindling stock of essential supplies and panic grocery-buying amid the ongoing lockdown, one stock which may have taken a solid beating could well be Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's political goodwill and his ability to govern.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 29, 2020 9:41:55 PM ISTTwo more coronavirus positive cases were reported from Goa on Sunday.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM ISTGoans tend to "go crazy" when it comes to mangoes and fish, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Saturday, urging them not to throng vendors selling the king of fruits and fish and maintain social distancing in the wake of the nationwide lockdown that is ... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM ISTTwo battalions of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were deployed in Goa on Sunday, after three days of panic-buying across the state, which forced the police to use force against shoppers crowding outside grocery stores.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 PM ISTA 68-year-old female patient, with no travel history outside Goa and who was in quarantine due to suspected COVID-19 symptoms, died at 3 a.m. on Sunday, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 PM ISTAccused of allegedly diverting rations meant for home-delivery during the ongoing 21-day curfew, to a store run by his brother, the Mayor of Goa's only municipal corporation now wants the accuser to perform a 'coconut' oath ritual to prove the charge.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM ISTAmid growing unease over inability of food and essential items in Goa and the state government's decision to give central paramilitary forces a "free hand" to punish curfew violators, several voices on Twitter have attempted to highlight the plight of a p... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 29, 2020 11:11:28 PM ISTThe government of Goa on Sunday issued a notice, whereby, it authorised Swiggy, Zomato and other home delivery platforms to operate and deliver food, groceries and other essential items at doorsteps during the lockdown due to COVID-19.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 29, 2020 11:11:33 PM ISTThe Governor of Goa Satya Pal Malik on Sunday urged the leaders of religious and spiritual institutions to reach out to the people and create awareness about measures for containing the spread of the coronavirus.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 29, 2020 11:41:46 PM ISTGoa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said that a 68-year-old woman who was quarantined in the isolation ward of Goa Medical College and Hospital might not have died due to COVID-19.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 28, 2020 4:41:30 PM ISTSeveral churches in Goa have announced that the Sunday masses and prayers will be live-streamed and telecast on local TV channels and have urged the people to stay at home during the lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 PM ISTIn the ongoing COVID-19 saga, Goa may have found its own equivalent of South Korea's patient number 31, an infamous title conferred upon he country's 31st patient, who is believed to have spread the deadly virus to numerous people in Seoul.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 PM ISTShekhar Salkar, a former president and current spokesperson of the Goa chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), has tendered a public apology for saying that 50 per cent of doctors at the Goa Medical College have been quarantined due to suspected ... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTThe Indian Navy on Friday pressed its reconnaissance aircraft to contribute to the fight against coronavirus, ferrying 60,000 face masks for health workers in Goa.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM ISTWhile directing the Goa government to put in place an efficient system for home-delivery of essential goods and keep grocery stores open during the lock-down period, the Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday also said that state authorities must not be "over... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 28, 2020 7:11:32 PM ISTAs people waited in long queues to buy vegetables, vendors in Panaji have complained of shortage of supply despite having valid passes.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said he foresaw a "huge scary scenario" in Goa over the ongoing COVID-19 crisis amid chaos and panic in the state over delivery of essential supplies.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 28, 2020 10:41:44 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that his government is making food and shelter arrangements for approximately 2,500 migrant labourers.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTThree Goan villages, two of them remote hamlets, have set up blockades to prevent outsiders from entering amid the 21-day curfew in the state.... read..
Panaji |Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTNearly 19,000 registered construction workers in Goa will get a monetary package as well as a one-time relief in view of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Goa's Labour Minister Jennifer Monserrate said here on Saturday.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM ISTChaos reigned on the streets of Goa on Friday after chief minister Pramod Sawant decided to open grocery stores, a decision he said taken "under duress".... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 27, 2020 3:11:30 PM ISTPeople in Panaji on Friday morning were seen practicing social distancing while standing in a long queue outside a grocery shop amid a lockdown due to coronavirus.... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2020 7:15:05 AM ISTA miffed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said people should not blame the government for any spread of coronavirus now, after he was forced to relent on his earlier decision of a "100 per cent lockdown" in Goa and order the opening up of groc... read..
Margao (Goa) | March 27, 2020 7:41:35 PM ISTFormer Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Digambar Kamat on Friday urged the Goa government to provide police protection to whole sellers and retailers shops who are selling basic essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown period.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 27, 2020 10:11:34 AM ISTAmid the lockdown imposed by the Centre to combat the coronavirus threat, Goa Police on Friday issued an advisory urging people not to rush to grocery shops as they will be open round the clock.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 PM ISTAmid a complete failure of the state government to facilitate home delivery of essential supplies to people over the last 24 hours, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday is scheduled to meet owners of grocery stores and supermarkets to formulate a plan... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTAmid chaos and panic in Goa following failure of the state government to provide essential goods, including groceries, a petition has been filed before the Bombay High Court in Goa on Thursday demanding to know what steps have been taken by the state auth... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 26, 2020 8:41:28 PM ISTThe North Goa district administration on Thursday took over five tourist resorts, including one private facility, in order to create quarantine facilities in view of the COVID-19 health crisis.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM ISTGoa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday denied reports in a section of the media that Goa had recorded 33 COVID-19 patients in one day.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 26, 2020 4:11:47 PM ISTGoa Health Minister, Vishwajit Rane, on Thursday stated in a tweet that there are only three positive coronavirus cases in the state and rejected reports that quoted a higher number.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM ISTThe Goa government has tied up with Pune-based MyLab to obtain COVID-19 testing kits, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 26, 2020 2:41:27 AM ISTThree people who have a history of foreign travel tested positive for COVID-19 in Goa.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 AM ISTThree persons, with a history of international travel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said early on Thursday. This is the first instance of a positive coronavirus cases in the state.... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 PM ISTThe three patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have been shifted to the designated coronavirus hospital in Goa and health authorities in the state are in the process of quarantining the persons they were in contact with, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant ... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 25, 2020 9:41:27 AM ISTGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has requested people in the state not to venture out of their homes unnecessarily in the wake lockdown as a precaution against coronavirus.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTCurfew passes, which empower the holder to step out of home during the lockdown, have emerged as the new status symbol in Goa in the time of COVID-19.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM ISTAs many as 249 British tourists stranded in Goa left for Manchester in a special flight early Wednesday even as arrangements are underway to fly stuck tourists of other nationalities too, a tour operator involved in the exercise said.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTStruggling without a virus testing laboratory, as well as lack of flight facilities to Mumbai in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday that a special flight has been arranged by the Union Defence Ministry f... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM ISTThe Goa government is mulling a volunteer service for delivery of essential goods during the 21-day lockdown ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | March 25, 2020 11:41:38 AM ISTGoa is setting up its own virology lab at Goa Medical College (GMC), Vishwajit Rane, state health minister of Goa, said on Tuesday.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM ISTThe Congress in Goa on Tuesday raised doubts about repeated claims made by the state government of zero COVID-19 positive cases, in absence of a single testing laboratory, in the coastal state.... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM ISTGoa will remain under a complete lockdown until March 31, the state Cabinet decided on Tuesday.... read..