Goa

Goa reopens for domestic tourists today, no quarantine on arrival; check guidelines

One of the most travelled and preferred beach getaway, Goa has been opened for domestic tourist from Friday (July 3, 2020) amid the coronavirus pandemic. Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar gave the information and said that over 250 hotels will resume operations in the state. 

Jul 03, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from sultry weather but clouds disappoint skywatchers

Pre-monsoon showers lashed parts of north India on Sunday, including Delhi, bringing a much-needed relief to people discomforted by a sultry weather, but the clouds disappointed those waiting patiently to see a 'ring of fire' in the skies.

Jun 21, 2020, 21:09 PM IST

Goa Board HSSC Class 12 result 2020 to be announced next week

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will declare the results of the HSSC (Class XII) examination next week. Goa Board chairman Ramakrishna Samant said that the exact date of the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) exam result would be announced either on Monday or Tuesday.

Jun 18, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Goa braces for cyclone-fuelled rain over next 48 hrs, people advised not to visit beaches

An advisory about high waves in the 2.8-4 metre range was also issued by Drishti Marine, a firm contracted by the state government to provide lifeguards at beaches.

Jun 01, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Goa CM urges migrants to stay back as nearly 80,000 seek to go home

As part of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines, the Sawant government has set up counters at the collectorates of North Goa and South Goa districts, municipalities and gram panchayat offices where migrant workers can register themselves to go back home.

May 05, 2020, 13:32 PM IST

Goa becomes first Indian state to be free from coronavirus

Goa have become the first Indian state to be free from coronavirus. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 19, 2020, 20:20 PM IST

Goa activist, who took part in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protest, arrested for promoting hatred on social media

Dalvi, who as an activist, had participated in protests against the National Register of Citizens in Delhi`s Shaheen Bagh recently.

Apr 04, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

Cancer survivor actress Nafisa Ali struggles for medicine, grocery in Goa amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Nafisa Ali in her interview also revealed that her niece in Bangalore, Diya Naidu has been tested positive for coronavirus after she came from Switzerland.

Apr 02, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

Goa shuts down schools, colleges, clubs, casinos till March 31 amid COVID-19 outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has already declared the outbreak as a global pandemic as more than 1,40,000 people have been diagnosed with the virus across 114 countries.

Mar 14, 2020, 16:18 PM IST

Goa: 203 candidates in fray for March 22 Zilla Parishad polls

In North Goa district, the BJP is contesting on 25 seats while the Congress has put up candidates on 21 seats, while the MGP and AAP are trying their luck on seven seats each and the NCP on three. 

Mar 07, 2020, 20:49 PM IST

South Western Railway launches new daily train between Bengaluru and Goa

Originating from Bengaluru, the Yeshwantpur-Karwar-Vasco Da Gama special express offers direct connectivity to Bengaluru, Udupi, Kundapur and Karwar.

Mar 07, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

Couple, two minor sons found dead in north Goa's Mapusa

Bodies of the deceased have been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause and time of death, said police.

Mar 03, 2020, 14:45 PM IST

Goa local body polls: Congress to contest 40 out of 50 seats

The elections would be held on March 22 and votes will be counted the next day. The BJP is yet to announce the number of seats it would fight.

Feb 26, 2020, 20:19 PM IST

Navy jet MiG 29k crashes off Goa during training, pilot ejects safely

The MiG 29k aircraft was conducting a routine training sortie off the coast of Goa when it crashed at around 10.30 am today.

Feb 23, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

Ritu Kumar remembers 'champion' Wendell Rodricks

The Goa-based Rodricks passed away on Wednesday at his residence in Colvale village at the age of 59, reportedly due to heart attack.

Feb 14, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Let Wendell Rodricks rest in peace, no visitors please: Family

Rodricks was an A-list designer, who was also known as an activist for various social causes, the environment and gay rights. 

Feb 13, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

Wendell Rodricks—From green rooms to grassroots activism

Wendell Rodricks`s legacy continues to an extent, with the Goa Police traffic department personnel continuing with the uniform which he had designed.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

After 'Malang', govt to vet film scripts that malign Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

The Entertainment Society of Goa is a government agency that serves as a nodal body for granting of shooting permissions in the state.

Feb 12, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Goa to build fences around villages in forest areas: CM Pramod Sawant

"We are trying to demarcate villages in wildlife areas in order to erect fencing around them. It is a big project," Sawant said.

Feb 12, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Goa Assembly first to pass congratulatory motion for CAA: CM Pramod Sawant

​"This is the real sentiment of gratitude and support from the people of Goa towards the historic decision by PM @narendramodi ji and HM @AmitShah ji," Sawant said in a tweet late Monday evening.

Feb 04, 2020, 14:54 PM IST