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Goa: NDA ally says monetary package for construction workers a scam to benefit BJP workers

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

The Times of India 3 Jun 2020 12:46 am

Goa: Six Bangladeshis detained for staying illegally

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

The Times of India 3 Jun 2020 12:46 am

Hotels in Goa will remain shut for another month: Goa CM

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

The Times of India 2 Jun 2020 8:28 am

Mangor Hill is Goas first containment zone as two test +ve, 5 under scanner

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 Times of India 2 Jun 2020 7:36 am

Goa: Covid hospital receiving more patients with comorbidities

The Covid-19 hospital has been receiving more high-risk patients with comorbidities over the past few days.

The Times of India 2 Jun 2020 7:33 am

Steep power hike on cards as JERC suggests 5.3% tariff rise

The Times of India 2 Jun 2020 7:32 am

116 passengers fly into Goa on six domestic flights

Goa International Airport handled six domestic flights on Sunday with one flight returning without any passengers. Passenger footfalls on Sunday were markedly lower with

The Times of India 1 Jun 2020 12:45 pm

Rush of travellers at Patradevi checkpost

Sunday morning witnessed a surge in arrivals at the Patradevi checkpost. Most of those waiting to enter were industrial workers stationed outside the state.

The Times of India 1 Jun 2020 12:45 pm

No interstate public transport for another month: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

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 Times of India 1 Jun 2020 8:26 am

250 Mayem families live in fear of mining dump

The Times of India 1 Jun 2020 7:40 am

State to Centre: Biodiversity parks not feasible in Goa

The Times of India 1 Jun 2020 7:35 am

After Lokayukta's remarks, Congress demands performance report on graft from CM

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 10:22 pm

Goa: Bison rescued from Savarde well

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 9:02 am

Three-member panel to run Goa Dairy

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:56 am

Goa: E-auction of iron ore sees poor response, only seven per cent sold

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 Times of India 31 May 2020 8:52 am

Goa: Reduced fishing ban period gets mixed reactions

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:23 am

Goa: Churches likely to open on June 8

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 Times of India 31 May 2020 8:23 am

Goans stricken under BJP govt

The state governments policies are putting Goans, especially stranded Goan expats and seafarers, at a disadvantage, said Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Saturday.

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:19 am

Have to live with Covid-19 and sustain ourselves: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:17 am

Seven more international flights expected with stranded Goans

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:15 am

Goa: Seven held for protesting land filling at Taleigao for panchayat ghar

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:13 am

Goa: Tensions rise at migrant shelters as numbers swell, cops lose control

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

The Times of India 31 May 2020 8:11 am

Must cap no. of people entering Goa to protect state: Vishwajit Rane

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 8:29 am

Goa: BJP MLAs divided over opening restaurants, malls

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:49 am

Brits reach out to migrant workers stranded along Goas coastal belt

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.

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:49 am

Three domestic flights arrive at Dabolim with 87 passengers

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:47 am

Goa: Survivors of flesh trade at risk of being re-trafficked

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:45 am

On Centres prod, 47-day fishing ban from June 15

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:32 am

Goa: As borders open up, cracks in public health infrastructure show

Functional problems in the system surfaced as the new standard operating procedure (SOP) for interstate travellers came into effect this week.

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:31 am

Let lockdown continue, but with malls, gyms, eateries open: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

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

The Times of India 30 May 2020 7:30 am

Goa: Tourist arrivals may be 40 per cent more than govt data

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 9:21 am

Goa CM Pramod Sawant, mantris broke lockdown norms

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:41 am

Goa: Bicholim Municipal Council to install CCTV cameras

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:32 am

Cash crunch but Goa CM Pramod Sawant plans projects

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:31 am

No festivals in Saraswat temples till December 20

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:13 am

70,000 workers head home, demand for shelter homes falls in Goa

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:10 am

Monsoon onset likely in Goa by June 5-6, says IMD

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:09 am

Skill test for BVoc pupils later: Goa University

For the BVoc programme too, the semester end assessments for the year 2019-20 will not be held, Goa University has said.

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:04 am

In Covid-19 times, locals throng beaches of N Goa for family picnic, salt water bath

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

The Times of India 29 May 2020 8:03 am