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Goa: Tourists give thumbs-up to law banning drinking, cooking in public places

Goa: Tourists give thumbs-up to law banning drinking, cooking in public places

Speaking to ANI, Subhash Kapoor, a resident of Mumbai, opined that this ban was much needed to keep the beaches in the state clean.

Feb 02, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Due to Manohar Parrikar's 'josh', Congress has lost 'hosh': Narendra Sawaikar

Due to Manohar Parrikar's 'josh', Congress has lost 'hosh': Narendra Sawaikar

The Chief Minister's Office has said that Parrikar is expected to return to the state in four days.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Goa factory blast: Accused, including owner, released on bail

Goa factory blast: Accused, including owner, released on bail

Two men including the owner of the Tuem cement factory were put behind bars by Pernem police in connection with the blast

Feb 01, 2019, 10:32 AM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar reaches Delhi for follow-up treatment at AIIMS

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar reaches Delhi for follow-up treatment at AIIMS

Manohar Parrikar, 63, is suffering from a pancreatic ailment.

Jan 31, 2019, 21:01 PM IST
Goa government brings bill to ban drinking on beaches

Goa government brings bill to ban drinking on beaches

Tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar introduced the legislation in the Legislative Assembly.

Jan 30, 2019, 22:12 PM IST
Ailing Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget, says he's high on 'josh'

Ailing Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget, says he's high on 'josh'

Taking on his opponents who had taken potshots at his remark, Parrikar on Wednesday said, "I am presenting the budget in josh. The josh that is too high, very high, and fully in hosh".

Jan 30, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
BJP 'invites' Rahul Gandhi to visit cable-stayed Goa bridge

BJP 'invites' Rahul Gandhi to visit cable-stayed Goa bridge

Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are in Goa since Saturday on a private visit.

Jan 28, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
Goa facing 'crisis' and some leaders are asking 'how's the josh': Congress takes a jibe at Manohar Parrikar

Goa facing 'crisis' and some leaders are asking 'how's the josh': Congress takes a jibe at Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar on Sunday began his speech at an event with a catchy line from the recently released film "Uri: The Surgical Strike", asking the gathering "how's the josh?"

Jan 28, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
'Dog who only knows how to bark': Goa minister Govind Gaude's reply to MGP's demand to sack him from Cabinet

'Dog who only knows how to bark': Goa minister Govind Gaude's reply to MGP's demand to sack him from Cabinet

MGP executive president Narayan Sawant had claimed that Govind Gaude had verbally abused Dhavalikar over a disagreement on some issue during a state cabinet meeting held on Thursday. 

Jan 27, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
Some political leaders are 'accidental': Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's veiled jibe at Manmohan Singh

Some political leaders are 'accidental': Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's veiled jibe at Manmohan Singh

The Goa Governor made these remarks while speaking at the women's leadership forum in Panaji.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar lays foundation stone for school complex in Cujira

Manohar Parrikar lays foundation stone for school complex in Cujira

The Single Window portal is a step towards providing a "hassle-free experience to its investors and encourage growth of industry".

Jan 14, 2019, 23:55 PM IST
Fearing assassination attempt on Parrikar's life, Congress writes to President seeking security

Fearing assassination attempt on Parrikar's life, Congress writes to President seeking security

The letter, accessed by Zee News, has been signed by state Congress president Girish Chodankar.

Jan 05, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
British woman rape case: Goa Police to file chargesheet by Jan 31

British woman rape case: Goa Police to file chargesheet by Jan 31

The accused, identified as Y Ramchandran, was arrested later from a hotel in Madgaon.

Jan 05, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
Rafale row: Goa minister writes to CM, demands thorough inquiry into 'doctored' audio

Rafale row: Goa minister writes to CM, demands thorough inquiry into 'doctored' audio

Taking to Twitter, Parrikar too denied of having any such conversation with Rane.

Jan 02, 2019, 15:21 PM IST
Ailing Parrikar attends office for first time in 4 months

Ailing Parrikar attends office for first time in 4 months

Parrikar, 63, has been absent from the office for an extended period due to a pancreatic ailment.

Jan 01, 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Muslim student barred from attending UGC exam in Goa after she refuses to remove hijab

Muslim student barred from attending UGC exam in Goa after she refuses to remove hijab

Safina Khan said there are no guidelines from UGC on a dress code.

Dec 23, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
Congress, BJP workers clash in Goa during protest over Rafale deal row - Watch

Congress, BJP workers clash in Goa during protest over Rafale deal row - Watch

Soon after the clashes, workers of both parties filed cross-complaints at the Panaji police station, accusing each other of engaging in violence, assault and intimidation.  

Dec 22, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
British woman allegedly raped near Goa's Palolem beach

British woman allegedly raped near Goa's Palolem beach

The victim had been regularly visiting Goa for the last 10 years.

Dec 20, 2018, 14:57 PM IST
Goa: Ailing CM Manohar Parrikar makes rare public appearance, inspects 2 bridges

Goa: Ailing CM Manohar Parrikar makes rare public appearance, inspects 2 bridges

Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, has been recuperating at his private residence near here since October 14 and this is the first time he has moved out of the house, officials

Dec 16, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
File affidavit on Manohar Parrikar's health: Bombay HC orders Goa Chief Secretary

File affidavit on Manohar Parrikar's health: Bombay HC orders Goa Chief Secretary

The court directed Sharma to file an affidavit on the health condition of the Goa Chief Minister by December 7.

Dec 06, 2018, 17:22 PM IST