Goa CM loses a prestige battle and a municipality

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

Amid a string of victories in the recently concluded zilla panchayat polls and the first phase of municipal elections across Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's electoral blitz has run into rough weat

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Goa bans export of oxygen cylinders to other states

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

The Goa government on Saturday banned the export of oxygen cylinders outside the state because of an increase in the requirement of the same to treat the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state,

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Striking taxi drivers demands unreasonable: Goa tourism body

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

The tourism and travel industry in Goa have criticised taxi drivers in the state, who have been on strike for more than 10 days, demanding scrapping of an online app-based cab aggregator service.

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Goa may impose restrictions on inbound tourists: Tanavade

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

The steep spike in the number of Covid-19 cases is a "dangerous" trend and the Goa government is likely to place some restrictions on entry of tourists to the coastal state, Goa BJP president Sadanand

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No restrictions on inbound tourists: Goa CM (ld)

Panaji |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday ignored requests made by the state BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade to impose restrictions on inbound tourists, while urging the administration to crack down

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Imposing night curfew will trigger adverse spin-off, impact tourism: Goa CM

Panaji |Friday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

Imposing a night curfew will have an adverse spin-off on other economic activities, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday, ruling out the option, even as Covid-19 cases in the state continue to

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Goa clocks highest single-day spike of 757 Covid cases

Panaji |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Goa has reported the highest single-day spike of 757 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 64,572, health offcials said.

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Goa to go ahead with Class X, XII exams: Official

Panaji |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

Class X and XII board examinations will not be rescheduled in the wake of the spike in Covid-19 cases in Goa, Bhagirath Shetye, chairperson of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examinati

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FC Goa look to build on Al Rayyan success in second tie

Panaji |Friday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST

Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goa will look to build on the success against Qatar's Al Rayyan when they take on UAE's Al Wahda in the second match of the AFC Champions League Group Stage on Saturd

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Goa striking taxi drivers want negotiations with govt broadcast live

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

Even as the ongoing taxi strike has dragged for more than a week, office bearers of the taxi associations in Goa have demanded that the lobby's negotiations with Goa government ministers would be held

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PM should heed RaGa's advice to control Covid-19 spike: Kamat

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

In a classic 'we told you so' barb, Goa's Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Wednesday said that had Prime Minister Narendra Modi heeded Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's advice on reshaping

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Goa poll body to monitor 'Tika Utsav' for propaganda ahead of civic polls

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The Goa State Election Commission on Wednesday said that it will monitor the ongoing 'Tika Utsav' in Goa, after the Congress party alleged that the vaccination programme was being used for campaigning

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