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Goa: Taxi strike enters fourth day

Goa: Taxi strike enters fourth day

Goa government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) over the weekend and threatened to cancel permits of taxi drivers who are on strike

Manohar Parrikar 18th Indian Chief Minister to die in office

Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at his private residence on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, became India’s 18th and Goa’s second Chief Minister to die in office. Parrikar, 63, was the first Bharatiya Janata Party leader to be Goa Chief Minister. He headed the state from[Read More…]

Tourism-savvy Goa should have flying buses: Gadkari

Tourism-savvy Goa should have flying buses: Gadkari

Gadkari, who inaugurated a third bridge across the Mandovi river named “Atal Setu” on Sunday, also said that he was exasperated that his efforts to introduce water transport systems in Goa were not panning out, despite the immense potential to replicate the charm and functionality of the waterways in Italy’s[Read More…]

Entire staff of women's police station in UP sent to lines

Police in Goa treat travellers like criminals: Tourism body

Panaji, Exorbitant taxis and over-enthusiastic policemen, who are trigger-happy penalising outstation vehicles, need to be reined in to salvage Goa’s image as a friendly and feasible tourist destination, a tourism body official said. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of an event in Panaji on Friday, Savio Messias, President of[Read More…]

Election Commission wants action on fake dates of 2019 Lok Sabha election

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness in Goa

Panaji, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa on Saturday reviewed the preparations in Goa for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Speaking to reporters after meeting senior election officials, Lavasa said that most of the preparatory work related to the Lok Sabha polls in Goa was complete. The coastal state has two Lok[Read More…]

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…]

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