White water rafting gives a boost to Goa`s adventure tourism

The white waters of Mandovi river in Goa`s North Eastern terrain have emerged as an alternate ground for tourism, attracting those looking for adventure.

Goa`s Mandovi river water unsafe for swimming, fishing: Report

Goa`s Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.

PM Modi to unveil plaque of bridge on Goa`s Mandovi river

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would unveil a plaque for foundation of the third bridge across Mandovi river near Panaji on June 14.

`Off shore casinos in Goa to be out of Mandovi river by 2015`

Goa government on Wednesday said that all the off shore casinos would be shifted out of Mandovi river here by December 2015 and the operators had given undertakings to the government during renewal of their licences.

Delta group casinos ready to out from Mandovi river in Goa

Delta Corp Limited, which owns majority share in Goa`s off shore casino business, has said that they are ready to shift out of the river Mandovi but is averse to move off shore casinos into the sea.

First off shore casino MV Caravela to leave Mandovi next year

MV Caravela, the first off shore casino to enter Goa waters way back in 2001, will also be the first one to move out of river Mandovi here next year, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said.

Offshore casinos add Rs.189 crore to Goa`s kitty

Goa earned Rs.189 crore from offshore casinos over the last three years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Thursday.

No more offshore casinos in Goa: Green tribunal

The Pune bench of National Green Tribunal has directed the Goa government not to allow any more new offshore casinos functioning in large boats in Mandovi river.

Goa: Casino vessel owned by Kanda to be auctioned

The casino vessel owned by former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda`s company, would be auctioned by the Goa government if it is not shifted soon from the Mandovi river here, as its licence has expired.

Goa: 16 arrested for illegal mining

Goa police have arrested 16 people for illegal iron ore mining. 6 persons were arrested at Morlem village on Saturday and 12 more were arrested.

Offshore casinos running without mandatory NOCs

Three offshore casinos, including India`s biggest one, have been operating on the Mandovi River in Goa without a mandatory No Objection Certificate (NOC) for nearly two years, a minister said Wednesday.

Eat, Drink and be Merry; Goa Carnival starts

The Carnival festivities got underway
in Goa with thousands of people thronging the street along the Mandovi river here to watch the float-parade led by `King Momo`.