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People drinking on beaches could be arrested: Goa government

People drinking on beaches could be arrested: Goa government

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.

Aug 02, 2017, 07:16 AM IST

High-end ropeway project in Goa to promote tourism

The project aimed at promoting adventure and high-end tourism in the state is estimated to cost approximately Rs 157 crore.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Sea level rise: Up to 67% of California beaches could be 'severely damaged' by 2100

Sea level rise: Up to 67% of California beaches could be 'severely damaged' by 2100

Beaches in Southern California are a crucial feature of the economy, and the first line of defence against coastal storm impacts for the 18 million residents in the region. 

Mar 30, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Waterfalls, beaches, mountains: THIS travel destination in Indian Ocean is attracting tons of tourists

Waterfalls, beaches, mountains: THIS travel destination in Indian Ocean is attracting tons of tourists

A direct flight from Chennai and visits by Indian celebrities and beauty pageant winners are among the measures taken by the Reunion Tourism Board to catch the eye of the growing ranks of outbound Indian travellers and Bollywood.

Nov 10, 2016, 09:18 AM IST
Check out: 7 ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL things to do in Kovalam beach, Kerala!

Check out: 7 ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL things to do in Kovalam beach, Kerala!

Kovalam beach -- things to do there!

May 22, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Navy personnel clean beaches to mark International Coastal Day

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) and Coast Guard personnel today embarked on a drive to clean up beaches and waterfronts in the city to mark the 30th International Coastal Day.

Sep 19, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Pollution closes more beaches in California

A four-mile stretch of coastline south of Los Angeles was closed Thursday as workers cleared up tar balls from beaches, in the latest such shutdown in the last few weeks, officials said.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:41 AM IST
Endangered turtles begin mass nesting at Odisha beaches

Endangered turtles begin mass nesting at Odisha beaches

Thousands of endangered Olive Ridley turtles have in an annual ritual come ashore from the Bay of Bengal in Odisha to lay eggs, officials said on Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 12:25 PM IST
Australian beaches closed after shark-sighting

Australian beaches closed after shark-sighting

Beaches on Australia's New South Wales coast remained closed for the fifth day after sharks were sighted in Newcastle.

Jan 14, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting

Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting

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.

Nov 01, 2014, 10:21 AM IST
5 things to do in Mangalore

5 things to do in Mangalore

Visit Mangaladevi Temple

Sep 04, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

MTDC to focus on Mumbai, Aurangabad, wildlife and beaches, says Jagdish Patil

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) plans to pep up their tourism industry by focusing more on the wildlife, heritage and beaches in and around Maharashtra.

Sep 01, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

Reckless remarks have dented Goa`s image: Tourism industry

Goa ministers` remarks on banning biknis and demanding a Hindu nation have "really damaged" the state`s reputation as a safe beach destination, said tourism industry stakeholders.

Jul 31, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Drinking in the open out, CCTVs in on Goa`s beaches

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.

Jul 18, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Bikinis can`t be banned, but stop drinking in public: Goa CM

Bikinis cannot be banned on beaches, but there could be a crack-down on drinking in public in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.

Jul 02, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza`s summer

When Palestinians in the Gaza Strip seek some relief from the grind of life in an enclave plagued by conflict and hardship, they usually need to look no further than their sandy beaches.

Jun 30, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Fight flight anxiety with simple tricks

Relaxing on sun-kissed beaches or at lush green destinations may sound exciting, but taking a flight to get there may not be so thrilling.

Nov 27, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan enjoys Goa`s carefree world

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is trying to make the most of his professional tour to Goa by soaking in some fun at its picturesque beaches.

Nov 09, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Goa rent-a-bike operators to boycott Nigerians

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.

Nov 02, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Goa to spend Rs 17 crore for better facilities on beaches

The Goa Tourism Ministry will spend Rs 17.23 crore to spruce up beaches in South Goa, said Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2013, 17:55 PM IST