Tag: Goa

NGO welcomes ban on smoking in Goa government offices

Panaji: The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Wednesday welcomed a recent decision of the Goa Health Ministry to declare…

10 Goa Congress MLAs may have joined BJP: Official

Panaji: Ten Goa Congress MLAs wanted to merge the legislative unit of the Opposition party into the BJP, but the…

Goa: Airport operations suspended after fire incident

Dabolim: Flight operations at Goa's Dabolim International Airport have been temporarily suspended after a fuel tank attached to a MiG-29k…

Goa CM seeks report on molestation case against Cong MLA, others

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has sought a report after a case was filed against Panaji MLA Atanasio Monserrate…

Maharashtra youth held for assaulting Russian woman in Goa

Panaji: Goa Police on Sunday arrested a teenager from Solapur district in Maharashtra for allegedly stalking and assaulting a Russian…

Gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh seized at Goa airport

Panaji: Customs officials in Goa seized gold worth Rs 48.50 lakh from a passenger who arrived at the Dabolim International…

Goa: 3 held in connection with gambling racket

Panaji: Police on Saturday arrested three persons and seized over Rs. 50,000 in two separate gambling raids. "Crime Branch Goa…

Exercise Varuna: French and Indian navies conduct air-to-air combat exercise

Panaji: After a fruitful harbour phase here over the last six days, the visiting French naval ships conducted air-to-air combat…

Goa Deputy CM loses cool as he knocks officer’s mobile down in anger, calls him useless

Goa: A video of Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocking down the mobile phone of one of his officers…

Cyclone Fani: NSUI requests postponement of NEET exam

Panaji: The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) Goa president, Ahraz Mulla has written a letter to the President, Prime…

Woman tourist found dead in Goa hotel

Arpora: A woman tourist was found dead inside a hotel room here, the police said on Sunday. The deceased was…

Goa CM asks police to beef up security of churches

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday asked Director General of Police Pranab Nanda to beef up security of…

I-T Dept seizes around Rs 4 crore unaccounted cash in Karnataka, Goa

Bengaluru: The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Saturday seized unaccounted cash over Rs 4 crore during various searches carried across…

Uttar Pradesh and Goa states day celebrated by Indian Consulate Jeddah

Jeddah: In line with the Government of India’s initiatives to promote Indian States abroad to showcase history, culture, tourism and…

Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar appointed Deputy CM of Goa

Panaji: Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, who switched to the Bharatiya Janata Party from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) on Wednesday,…

Week after being sworn-in, Goa Deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar dropped from cabinet

Panaji: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) MLA and Deputy Chief Minister Sudin Dhavalikar was dropped from the Goa cabinet on Wednesday,…

Parrikar’s mortal remains reach BJP office in Goa

Panaji: Wrapped in tricolour, the mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday arrived at BJP headquarters in…

Last rites of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today

New Delhi: The cremation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at the age of 63 after a…

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dies at 63

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was in critical condition, passed away here on Sunday evening. The condition of…

Amid Parrikar’s health concerns, Goa BJP holds meeting to discuss succession plan

Panaji: Admitting that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parker's health has deteriorated, BJP core committee leader Dayanand Mandrekar on Sunday said…