No tourism in Goa till whole state gets the first jab?

"Until we administer the first dose of #CovidVaccine (across the state), tourism will not be reopened here," Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told a news agency.

Jun 17, 2021, 14:15 PM IST

COVID-19: Curfew in Goa extended till June 21, positivity rate stands at 14 per cent

While essential services are exempted from the curfew, casinos, bars, restaurants, shops, river cruises, schools, colleges, educational institutions etc will remain shut, and social, sports, cultural and academic functions would be prohibited.

Jun 14, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

Goa govt seeks retrial in Tarun Tejpal case, cites trial court's observations

The Goa government claimed that the trial court completely ignored the most telling piece of evidence in Tarun Tejpal's case.

Jun 02, 2021, 09:06 AM IST

Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in rape case: Goa CM Pramod Sawant says 'will move High Court' against verdict

The Goa police had registered an FIR against Tarun Tejpal in November 2013, following which he was arrested. The Goa crime branch had filed a charge sheet against Tejpal, who has been out on bail since May 2014. He faced the trial under IPC sections 341 (wrongful 

May 21, 2021, 17:57 PM IST

Cyclone Tauktae: Mumbai shuts airport as city faces heavy rainfall, rescue teams on standby

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has issued an order stating that the operations at the airport shall remain closed from 11 am to 2 pm today in view of Cyclone Tauktae. 

May 17, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Cyclone Tauktae causes destruction in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and Karnataka - In Pics

New Delhi:  As Cyclone Tauktae continues to impact several states on the Western Coast including Gujarat, damaging structures, electricity lines, and uprooting trees, the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday (May 18) informed that the cyclone is continuing to show a weakening trend.

May 17, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

Cyclone Tauktae: NDRF teams on standby, heavy rainfall alert issued in Maharashtra, Kerala, other states

Over 1.5 lakh people were evacuated from low-lying areas along India's western coast as a powerful Cyclone Tauktae is expected to make landfall in Gujarat by Monday (May 17, 2021) evening.

May 17, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

Goa hospital toll rises to 75 after 13 more patients die due to oxygen shortage

A senior health department official said today that total 75 people have so far succumbed at the government-run facility at Goa Medical College and Hospital, GMCH, since May 11. However, the state government has not revealed the exact cause of recent deaths. 

May 14, 2021, 18:14 PM IST

26 COVID-19 patients die at Goa hospital, Health minister seeks High Court probe

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday (May 11) said 26 COVID-19 patients died at the state- run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the early hours and sought an investigation by the High Court to find out the exact cause. He said these fatalities occurred between 2 am and 6 am "which is a fact", but remained evasive about the cause.

May 11, 2021, 17:51 PM IST

ED files prosecution complaint against three persons in money laundering case in Goa

ED initiated investigation on the basis of FIRs registered by Goa Police against M/s Sanatan Financers & Real Estates Pvt Ltd., Ankit Kumar and Sunil Kumar on the complaints lodged by many foreign nationals.

May 10, 2021, 17:14 PM IST

COVID-19: Goa to go under complete curfew from today, see what's allowed and what's not

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday (May 7, 2021) announced that the state government will impose a 15-day long curfew, starting from Sunday morning (May 9, 2021). 

May 09, 2021, 06:46 AM IST

Full lockdown in Goa likely, CM Pramod Sawant to make announcement soon

State’s Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, while speaking to reporters late Thursday after a virtual meeting with BJP MLAs, said that even if the state government went ahead with a lockdown, grocery stores and shops selling essential goods would continue to remain open.

May 07, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

Goa to vaccinate journalists on priority, declares them 'COVID-19 frontline workers'

The government of Goa has considered journalists of its state in frontline workers and now they will be vaccinated against COVID-19 on priority.

May 06, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

Now, Goa government to vaccinate journalists against COVID-19

Journalists working in Goa will be designated as frontline workers and will be vaccinated against COVID-19 soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.

May 05, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

Goa to go under COVID-19 lockdown from today, full list of restrictions imposed in the state

Amid the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections in the country, the Goa government announced that the state will be going under lockdown from Thursday (April 29). 

Apr 29, 2021, 11:43 AM IST

COVID-19: Lockdown in Goa from Thursday, check what's allowed and what’s not

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday (April 28) announced that the state government will impose a lockdown from Thursday night till early Monday morning.

Apr 28, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

Goa’s popular beach villages to go under partial lockdown amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Goa government is planning to impose partial lockdown in beach villages to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Apr 28, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

I have been dying to collaborate with Mohit Suri again: Arjun Kapoor on heading to Goa for 'Ek Villain 2'

Arjun Kapoor revealed that he has been a big fan of his director and is supremely excited about the magic Mohit will make with his music again. 

Apr 15, 2021, 14:10 PM IST

Swara Bhasker pumped about starting the next schedule of Jahaan Chaar Yaar on her birthday in Goa

While Swara Bhasker is glad that shoots have resumed, she also feels that it is necessary to ensure safety measures, especially with so many actors testing positive as well.

Apr 09, 2021, 16:31 PM IST

Goa ranks 2nd in unemployment, another ''feather in cap'' for state government: Digambar Kamat

"The directionless BJP government has pushed Goa into financial bankruptcy and economic disaster since grabbing power in 2012. The data released by the CMIE has once again exposed the false claims of the BJP government on employment in the state. This is a tight slap on the face of all those who are doing false propaganda of creating job opportunities for youth in Goa," the LoP said. 

Apr 05, 2021, 14:55 PM IST