A stern warning went up across prominent tourist spots in Goa Friday at the start of the offseason: No selfies. Behind this stark warning sign and the red flags planted along with it at 24 hotspots are recent tourist deaths, and a video of one of them which went viral on June 17.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who returned home from the US last month after undergoing a three-month-long treatment for his pancreatic ailment, today said people from across the country gave him the strength to face the trying times. Replying to a question during an on-stage interaction after the inauguration of Goa IT Day here today, […]
A day after Goa chief minister Manohar Prrikar announced slapping fines on people for drinking and littering in public, state Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said that only those disciplined ‘good tourists’ were welcome in Goa, who were willing to preserve the state’s culture, natural beauty and the spirit of Goanness, IANS reported.
The North Goa District Magistrate on Thursday issued an order to shut down liquor vends for 30 days across the border of Sattari district in Surla Village.
The Goa government on Monday announced its decision to employ formaldehyde detection kits to monitor local and imported varieties of fish sold in the state. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar confirmed in the Goa Assembly that the kits — developed by Kochi headquartered Central Institute of Fisheries Technology of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR-CIFT) […]
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Legislative Assembly today that the Goa government will be installing 60,000 bio-toilets across the state under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
The meeting with the PM may not happen soon as he is busy with campaigning in Uttar Pradesh after which he would be proceeding on a foreign trip.
Laxmikant Parsekar said it would not be “fair” on the part of his govt to approach the top court, but the affected liquor vendors could file a review petition
Pandurang Adarkar, a former driver of Rane, has claimed he had witnessed the killing of one Shanu Gaonkar in 2006 by the BJP leader.
The party said it wanted the state government to take all possible measures to protect the genuine interests of Goan businessmen and dependents.
CRPF personnel, who were deployed in the state for the upcoming Assembly polls, assisted the local police in bringing the situation under control
Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said it was unfortunate that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was “busy in Goa’s politics” while terrorists were attacking the army.