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Goa: Its a great relief to finally be returning to our families

After weeks of battling anxiety on the luxury cruise liner, Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan since February 3 due to cases of coronavirus on

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020 8:04 am

Goa: Carnival floats snap cables, government offices lose connectivity

Citizens queuing up at the regional transport office (RTO) in Mapusa on Tuesday and Wednesday were in for a rude shock to learn systems were paralysed, and the internet c

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020 7:50 am

Goa: Court acquits accused in 2014 rape-murder case

Additional sessions court judge Dvijpla Patkar on Wednesday acquitted Ram Bharosh Manji, a native of Bihar, in the alleged rape and murder case of a woman at Canacona.

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020 7:37 am

Task force will be set up to implement Goa 2035 roadmap, says Goa CM

Following up on his promise to implement the Goa 2035: vision and roadmap report, chief minister Pramod Sawant met with Padma Vibhushan Dr Raghunath Mashelkar and the Vib

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020 7:37 am

Goa:Stand like a rock behind the govt, says BJPs spokesperson Sambit Patra

Condemning the atmosphere created by CAA protesters during US President Donald Trumps visit, BJPs national spokesperson Sambit Patra said that the protesters, who were un

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020 7:34 am

Goa: Wait gets longer for cyber forensic facility

Goa police's wait to get a cyber forensic lab and training centre to solve cybercrime cases just got a bit more longer as they are not getting enough bids to set up the l

The Times of India 26 Feb 2020 12:38 pm

Goa: Education sector livid over new agriculture university plans

Agriculture minister Chandrakant Kavalekar recently announced that his ministry would establish an agriculture university in Goa within the next one year, to focus on the

The Times of India 26 Feb 2020 12:38 pm

Govt, spice farms get high court notice over use of elephants

The high court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday issued notices to the principal chief conservator of forests, Goa wildlife board, and four commercial establishments after acti

The Times of India 26 Feb 2020 12:38 pm

50 Goans onboard quarantined cruiseliner to return to India today

Chinchinim resident Dhanasth Raikar is looking forward to finally coming home. He is among the 50 Goans onboard the luxury cruiseliner Diamond Princess that has been quar

The Times of India 26 Feb 2020 8:04 am

Goa seeks Supreme Court stay on Mhadei project

The state government on Tuesday filed an application before the Supreme Court seeking an interim relief to restrain Karnataka from carrying out construction or any other

The Times of India 26 Feb 2020 8:02 am

Goa only state in India where panchayats aren't empowered

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Sikkim have devolved all powers to village panchayats and gram sabhas.

The Times of India 25 Feb 2020 6:35 pm

'Disagree with government, vote it out, don't resort to violence'

Citizens should not only be concerned about their fundamental rights, but also their fundamental duties.If one does not agree with the .

The Times of India 25 Feb 2020 6:35 pm

Goa: Students to get nap-break for five minutes in schools

Next month, students will be encouraged to sleep in schools for five minutes, as institutions will be observing mental fitness week.

The Times of India 25 Feb 2020 12:08 pm

Goa: Governor worried fewer boys win honours in higher education

Of the 10,670 students who were awarded various degrees at the 32nd annual convocation of the Goa University (GU) on Monday, over 55% were female students, said GUs vice-

The Times of India 25 Feb 2020 8:13 am

Goa: Court convicts accused in 2015 murder

Additional sessions court judge Dvijpla Patkar on Monday convicted Ahit Bezbaruah for the murder of Ratan Das. Both, the accused and the deceased, were working as constru

The Times of India 25 Feb 2020 7:48 am

Goa: Conman held, handed over to Karnataka police

Old Goa police have arrested alleged fraudster Ajju Sindolli, 56. He has been handed over to the Karnataka police who have taken Sindolli to the neighbouring state for fu

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:11 am

Only 34% groundwater drawn out in Goa: WRD

Goa utilises only 34% of its groundwater and continues to be in the safe zone where groundwater usage is concerned, according to the latest analysis by the central ground

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:11 am

Cant construct buildings around airport violating Navy rules: High court

The high court of Bombay at Goa has come down heavily on Mormugao Planning and Development Authority (MPDA) and a close acquaintance of panchayat minister Mauvin Godinho

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:11 am

Goa: Iron tablets for students from March 1

From March 1, pre-primary and primary school students, up to the age of 9, will be provided iron and folic acid supplements. The campaign, part of the national iron plus

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:10 am

Margao carnival parade proceeds on new route

Thousands attended the Margao carnival float parade that proceeded on the new route in Fatorda on Sunday evening. Earlier in the day, the Margao Carnival Committee, which

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:08 am

Still no zebra crossing at KTC bus stand in Panaji

Two years after two passengers were killed while alighting from a bus at the Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus stand in Panaji, the corporation is yet to ensure the

The Times of India 24 Feb 2020 8:07 am

With arterial DB Marg off limits, traffic backs up on internal stretches

This years Carnival festivities in the state capital seem to have ticked all the right boxes where the quality of floats was concerned, but failed miserably in terms of t

The Times of India 23 Feb 2020 8:08 am

First batch of turtle hatchlings released

The Times of India 23 Feb 2020 8:05 am

PIL in HC against use of elephants for entertainment

The Times of India 23 Feb 2020 8:03 am

Mhadei award not final, will seek recall of SC's interim order: Pramod Sawant

A day after TOI pointed out how the Centre cannot notify the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal award of August 14, 2018 for another six months, chief minister Pramod Sawant

The Times of India 23 Feb 2020 8:00 am

After 2015 fiasco, Goa gets to host another ISL final

The Times of India 23 Feb 2020 7:59 am

Goa: 1,185 contract labourers to be enrolled in PWD society

The PWD will enrol 1,185 contract workers, earlier employed through a contractor or an agency, into the its labour supply society.

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 12:38 pm

Goa: Mining debt relief scheme now extended till March 31

The debt relief scheme for mining-affected borrowers of financial institutions has been further extended till March 31, 2020. The cabinet on Friday granted an ex-post fac

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 11:38 am

Goa sets up fast track court for crimes against kids

The state government in concurrence with high court of Bombay has constituted a Fast Track Special Court (FTSC) at Panaji, for expeditious trial and disposal of rape case

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 8:05 am

Goa: 8.3 lakh citizens to cast vote in zilla panchayat polls on March 22

The code of conduct for the March 22 zilla panchayat elections came into force on Friday with the state election commission declaring the poll schedule.

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 7:56 am

GST November-December 2019 payout: Goa gets just Rs 132 crore

The state government has received just Rs 132 crore as GST compensation from the Centre for the November-December 2019 period.

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 7:47 am

Goa: IT, shipbuilding to be key export sectors

The state government on Friday finalised an export strategy aimed at identifying potential sectors so as to help develop infrastructure facilities, services and logistic

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 7:44 am

Mhadei: Goa government will move SC to restrain Karnataka, says Pramod Sawant

Goa government will file an application in the Supreme Court to restrain Karnataka government from taking up any works to divert Mhadei water, said chief minister Pramod

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 7:35 am

Thousands turn up at Panaji's Azad Maidan, vow not to provide information for NPR, Census 2021

The several thousands who showed up at Azad Maidan in Panaji on Friday to protest against CAA, NPR and NRC pledged not to furnish any information whatsoever for the purpo

The Times of India 22 Feb 2020 7:32 am

Goa government nod for 9th onshore casino

The state government has granted permission to open a casino in a starred hotel at Kadamba plateau. Home department sources said that it would be the ninth onshore casino

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:23 am

Zilla panchayat poll schedule likely today, Goa government notifies reservations

The state election commission (SEC) is likely to announce the schedule for the March 22 zilla panchayat elections on Friday.

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:22 am

Colva: Man accused of killing wife acquitted

Bihar native Shyamsunder Pandey, 36, accused of murdering his wife in 2018, was acquitted by South Goa principal district and sessions judge B P Deshpande.

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:20 am

Goa needs 94 thousand million cubic feet water for consumption, not 33 thousand million cubic feet

While the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to notify the award given by the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal on August 14, 2018, Goa continues to fight a tricky b

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:15 am

Directorate of education advises sharing of textbooks: Lighter school bags

To help further reduce the burden of heavy school bags, the directorate of education (DoE) has asked schools to allow two students to share one textbook.

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:07 am

Goa government forms two committees to propel SEZ land auction

Getting a move on with the auction a fraction of the land parcels of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ), which was taken back from the original promoters, the state governm

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:06 am

First national waterway floating jetty ready for launch today

The first of the four floating jetties planned in the state under the national waterways (NW) project is ready. Union minister of state for shipping Mansukh Mandaviya and

The Times of India 21 Feb 2020 8:05 am