The Odisha government Saturday imposed a seven-month fishing ban along its coast to protect endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles which come to the state beaches for mass nesting every winter, an official said.
Visiting Goa during the next tourist season? Here`s a heads-up. Drinking in the open on beaches and cooking in public is out, but CCTVs on all major beaches and courteous policemen eager to help out tourists might be in.
A collective of rent-a-bike operators in Goa resolved to boycott Nigerians and not accept their business, two days after a mob of Nigerians blocked a national highway and attacked locals and policemen.
Admitting that needless harassment of tourists driving two-wheelers and cars in Goa was "creating a bad image", a senior police official said Wednesday that traffic policemen who flag down tourists needlessly and demand money will be punished severely.