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Goa beaches to open for swimming on Nov 1

Panaji: Weeks after the seas off Goa’s beaches were rendered “unsafe”, the popular haunts will formally open for swimming from November 1 with 24 ‘no-selfie’ zones, a state agency said here on Wednesday. With Monsoon waning and post-monsoon showers receding, state-appointed Drishti Lifesaving lifeguard agency has started the process of[Read More…]

Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

Panaji: Months after both the Goa BJP and the state administration refused to disclose Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ailment, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday finally admitted he was suffering from pancreatic cancer. The dmission came amid relentless demands from the opposition parties to know whether the Chief Minister[Read More…]

Release Parrikar's video to show he is fit to govern: Congress

Release Parrikar’s video to show he is fit to govern: Congress

Panaji: The Congress on Friday demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government in Goa prove that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer for nearly eight months and has not been seen in public since October 14, is fit to govern. Addressing a press conference[Read More…]

Cannot share Parrikar's health update: Goa Minister

Cannot share Parrikar’s health update: Goa Minister

Panaji: Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said he could not share any update on ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s current condition. “I cannot give his (Parrikar’s) update. The Chief Minister is unwell and it is the prerogative of the family to give information. It is not for the Minister for[Read More…]

Two booked in Goa for raping niece for 10 years

Two booked in Goa for raping niece for 10 years

Panaji: The police in Goa have filed an FIR against two persons for allegedly raping their niece for over 10 years, an official said. According to a First Information Report filed at the Porvorim police station in North Goa district, the victim aged 23, has said that the two uncles[Read More…]

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