Bypoll will also be held for Valpoi assembly seat on Wednesday, where Congress rebel Vishwajit Rane is contesting on the BJP ticket against Roy Naik, the son of former state home minister Ravi Naik, of Congress.
The Blue Whale challenge game is reportedly linked to the deaths of more than 100 young people around the world.
The chief minister also stressed on the need to improve the quality of primary education in the country and also in Goa, and said the society should join in the efforts for the same.
Goa minister Vinod Palienkar has demanded a ban on outdoor music events, including rave parties, after two youngsters died at two separate raves in the popular beach village of Anjuna in North Goa possibly due to drug overdose.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday filed his nomination for the August 23 by-election from the Panaji Assembly seat, for which the Congress has chosen Rahul Gandhi confidante Girish Chodankar.
Goa will see by-elections in two assembly constituencies on August 23.
The Supreme Court order came into force from April 1 this year, affecting nearly 3,000 liquor outlets in the coastal state.
The BJP-led Goa government on Tuesday told the state legislative assembly that strict action would be taken against the people found drinking on the state beaches, and if need be, they could even be arrested.
The Election Commission on Thursday announced that by-elections to fill four vancancies in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi legislative assemblies will be held on August 23.
The incident at a cemetery at Marcaim village in North Goa district, where 12 gravestones were found to be damaged, came to light on Monday.
The project aimed at promoting adventure and high-end tourism in the state is estimated to cost approximately Rs 157 crore.
A West Bengal resident was stabbed to death by his own friend at Calangute beach here Thursday night, police said.
Kovind polled 500 votes as compared to 220 polled by Meira Kumar in Goa, with the former garnering 69.4 per cent of the votes.
There would be a straight fight as Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik are the only two candidates who have filed nominations.
The Goa University has announced Bachelor of Pharmacy Semester Results 2017.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday told the state Assembly that Sadhvi Saraswati`s controversial speech in Goa last month, where she said that beef-eaters should be hanged in public, did not contain any "religious sentiment".
The Cross in at least 12 places and a temple have been vandalised in south Goa district since July 1.
IS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed in 2006, but extortion letters signed off with the dreaded terrorist`s name have come back to haunt female dentists in the tony Calangute-Candolim beach belt in North Goa, also known for its booming dental tourism practice.
The Indian Meteorological department announced on Friday that southern coastal state Goa is expected to witness heavy rainfall in the next two days and asked the fishermen to not venture into the sea in this time.
Vijai Sardesai is the leader of Goa Forward Party, which is one of the alliance partners in the BJP-led state government.
A 50-year-old woman, who was locked in a room in her parents' house for at least 15 years for her abnormal behaviour in North Goa's Candolim village, has been rescued, said reports on Wednesday.
Goa BJP and Congress Presidents Vinay Tendulkar and Shantaram Naik, respectively, filed their nomination papers on Tuesday for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election.
Pitted against BJP's state chief Vinay Tendulkar, Naik expressed confidence of winning the election with the "support of like-minded secular forces."
In the wake of upcoming U-17 FIFA world cup matches being played in Goa, the State Education department has asked schools to reschedule their first terminal examinations before October 7.
At least nine holy crosses and a temple have been vandalised by unidentified persons in South Goa district since July 1.
The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), an alliance partner in the Goa government, will support BJP candidate during the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.
Two constables of the Goa Police were allegedly assaulted by a group of tourists on the famous Calangute beach.
The monsoon which arrived in the first week of June a little behind schedule, was weak during the month with Met department recording 11 per cent deficit compared to the last year.
The plant, operated by Hindustan Waste Treatment Pvt Ltd, treats around 120 tonnes of garbage every day.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that strong action will be taken against those responsible for the desecration of two places of Catholic worship in south Goa`s Salcete sub district.
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