The one-time monetary relief meant for registered construction workers in Goa has been diverted to BJP office bearers said the Goa Forward Party here on Tuesday. The NDA
Continuing their drive against foreigners staying illegally in the state, Goa police on Tuesday detained six Bangladeshis from Ponda. They were involved in a scrap busine
Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday that hotels in the state would continue to remain closed till at least the end of this month, and that his government would de
Vascos Mangor Hill area was declared a containment zone on Monday after a fisherman and wife tested positive for Covid-19. The couples daughter-in-law, two sonsone a poli
The Covid-19 hospital has been receiving more high-risk patients with comorbidities over the past few days.
Goa International Airport handled six domestic flights on Sunday with one flight returning without any passengers. Passenger footfalls on Sunday were markedly lower with
Sunday morning witnessed a surge in arrivals at the Patradevi checkpost. Most of those waiting to enter were industrial workers stationed outside the state.
A day after the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines, chief minister Pramod Sawant said that Goa would not permit interstate public transport for at
The Goa Lokayuktas scathing remarks against the state government have given the Congress party fresh ammunition to criticise the government with the partys state presiden
An adult male gaur (Indian bison) that was reported struggling in an uncovered well in a private property near Savarde, Sattari, was rescued by the forest department on T
In a sudden move, the state government appointed a three-member administrative committee to run the Goa State Cooperative Milk Producers Union, popularly known as Goa Dai
While stakeholders continue to push for the resumption of mining in the state, the recent iron ore e-auction does not seem to have fetched positive results. Merely 7% of
The central governments decision to curtail the period of annual ban on fishing by mechanised vessels from 61 to 47 days has evoked mixed reactions among the fishing comm
Eleven weeks after the lockdown was announced in view of the Covid-19 outbreak, churches across the state are likely to open with masses for congregations.
The state governments policies are putting Goans, especially stranded Goan expats and seafarers, at a disadvantage, said Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Saturday.
Goa has been successful in containing Covid-19 cases and has maintained itself in the Green Zone. In an exclusive interview, chief minister Pramod Sawant speaks to TOI of
Seven more international repatriation flights may touch down at Goa International Airport in a few days time with permission to land at Dabolim being sought from the dire
Panaji police on Saturday detained seven activists and later arrested them on charges of obstructing work on the new panchayat ghar in Taleigao. The activists were protes
After an agonising wait for 80 days, Akkramul Mulla heard there was a train heading to West Bengal. Quickly, he packed up his meagre belongings and, with his brothers, he
Health minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday suggested that the number of persons entering Goa be capped, after a problem arose at Mapusas Asilo hospital due to a larger-than
Bharatiya Janata Party legislature wing was divided over opening restaurants, gyms and malls after June 1. MLAs were also of the opinion that the lockdown should continue
Many migrant waiters and helpers working for shacks and small restaurants in Salcetes coastal belt have appealed for help, and their cries have been heard in distant UK.
Airlines continued to bleed cash in operations to Goa International Airport with the passenger counts remaining far from break-even points, said officials. On Friday, 87
Women and children are always the most vulnerable in case of disasters and the Covid-19 pandemic situation, which has pushed many into abject poverty, is no different. In
Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday that the state government would follow the 47-day fishing ban decided by the central government. Thus, the ban will begin on J
Functional problems in the system surfaced as the new standard operating procedure (SOP) for interstate travellers came into effect this week.
Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that he hopes the Union government accedes to his request to allows the state to open malls, gyms and restaurants if the lockd
It is well known that Goa has a high inventory of unregistered rooms, which makes it difficult to know the exact number of tourist arrivals in the state. Tourism departme
After filing a police complaint against chief minister Pramod Sawant for defying Section 144 during the inauguration of the grade separator at Dabolim, Goencho Avaaz on T
Bicholim Municipal Council (BMC) authorities have planned to install CCTV cameras in the town area in order to identify the culprits who are involved in dumping garbage a
Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that all projects in Sakhali pending due to the covid-19 lockdown, including work on the second phase of the Sakhali Municip
No religious festival will be celebrated nor will mass congregation for any type of ritual be permitted at any of the temples of the Saraswat samaj until December. An ord
Ever since the Centre allowed migrant workers to cross state borders and head home, more than 70,000 of them have left Goa for their respective states. Now with the wheel
Goa may see the arrival of monsoon in the first week of June. Formation of a low-pressure area over the southeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea during May 31 to
For the BVoc programme too, the semester end assessments for the year 2019-20 will not be held, Goa University has said.
Unarguably, Goas busiest tourist stretch, the coastline from Baga to Sinquerim is unlike its normal self. The lockdown norms have eased and visitors have begun trickling