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Goa gets 20 bike ambulances with basic life-saving equipment, oxygen cylinders

Goa gets 20 bike ambulances with basic life-saving equipment, oxygen cylinders

The ambulances are equipped with the basic life-saving equipment and they are going to serve as first respondents.

Feb 09, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
No need to panic over Goa mining leases cancellation: Parrikar

No need to panic over Goa mining leases cancellation: Parrikar

After initially refusing to comment on SC's decision to cancel all the 88 mining leases recently renewed by the state government, Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said there was no cause for panic.

Feb 07, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
SC cancels all mining leases in Goa, no operations post March 15

SC cancels all mining leases in Goa, no operations post March 15

SC cancelled all iron ore mining leases in Goa

Feb 07, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Union Budget 2018: Glad Centre emulated Goa's medical insurance scheme, says CM Manohar Parrikar

Union Budget 2018: Glad Centre emulated Goa's medical insurance scheme, says CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that he was glad that the state government`s universal health insurance scheme had been emulated by the Centre.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
Supreme Cout to hear Goa mining cases

Supreme Cout to hear Goa mining cases

The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a plea filed by Goa foundation in 2011 Goa mining cases, that was allegedly carried out in conspiracy with the then UPA government in the state.

Jan 24, 2018, 06:57 AM IST
Goa tourist taxi strike called off

Goa tourist taxi strike called off

Goa's tourist taxi operators on Sunday withdrew their strike.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
Goa taxis' stir enters 2nd day; black and yellow cabs resume service

Goa taxis' stir enters 2nd day; black and yellow cabs resume service

Tourist taxis remained off the road in Goa for the second day on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
Ammonia gas leakage in Goa's Vasco city; village evacuated, two hospitalised

Ammonia gas leakage in Goa's Vasco city; village evacuated, two hospitalised

Ammonia gas leakage has been reported in Goa's Vasco city on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

Bikinis allowed in Goa because of opinion poll: Deputy Speaker

The Opinion Poll of 1967, a historic referendum in Goa, helped the former Portuguese colony retain its own unique identity.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

'Padmavat' release won't be stopped in Goa, Manohar Parrikar says will handle law and order problem

Manohar Parrikar said the state government does not have any problem in screening the film in Goa.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, two-day sea sortie, on Monday visited Goa to oversee various naval operations. These operations included Practice Missile Firings, warships submarine and

Jan 08, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Goa BJP in bind over beef issue: Congress

Goa BJP in bind over beef issue: Congress

The BJP in Goa is caught in a bind over its duplicity on the beef issue at the Centre and in states, Congress state President Shantaram Naik said on Monday.

Jan 08, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

The bizarre incident comes to light at a time when the central government has taken cognisance of many consumer grievances arising out of online e-commerce companies.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa is staring at a beef shortage with traders suspending import of the meat from neighbouring Karnataka alleging harassment by cow vigilantes.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:42 PM IST
Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus not united as a community in Goa: RSS

Hindus account for nearly 66 per cent of the state population, while Roman Catholics come next with a population of more than 25 per cent.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

Goa govt working on legislation to ban binge, public drinking: Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government is working on an effective legislation to put curbs on binge drinking and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Jan 03, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

Rahul Gandhi to celebrate New Year with mom Sonia Gandhi in Goa

This is Rahul's first vacation after he took over as Congress President on December 16.

Dec 31, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Giving Mahadeyi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa counsel

Atmaram Nadkarni has said that giving water to Karnataka for its drinking needs was never an issue, but the proposed construction of dams by the latter to divert water was the bone of contention.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar on drink, dope and dance in India's party capital

Manohar Parrikar said that those who consume drugs can dance till morning while admitting that there was a need to control rave parties in Goa.

Dec 19, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul scored zero in his opening innings, says Manohar Parrikar

Rahul Gandhi scored "zero in his opening innings" was how Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reacted to the comfortable lead of the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results on

Dec 18, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

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