Saturday, October 23, 2021

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In Goa, red flags go up on beaches after tourist deaths: Selfies can be dangerous
In Goa, red flags go up on beaches after tourist deaths: Selfies can be dangerous

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.

People gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar on pancreatic ailment
People gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar on pancreatic ailment

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, […]

Only ‘good tourists’ welcome in Goa, says Tourism Minister
Only ‘good tourists’ welcome in Goa, says Tourism Minister

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.

Goa: Border village liquor vends to be shut down for 30 days
Goa: Border village liquor vends to be shut down for 30 days

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.

Goa to soon get kits to check formalin in fish, says Manohar Parrikar
Goa to soon get kits to check formalin in fish, says Manohar Parrikar

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) […]

Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF scheme: CM Manohar Parrikar
Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF scheme: CM Manohar Parrikar

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.

Mahadayi water dispute: Goa government’s plans to meet PM Modi hit roadblock
Mahadayi water dispute: Goa government’s plans to meet PM Modi hit roadblock

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.

Goa CM says won’t file review plea on SC highway liquor sale ban
Goa CM says won’t file review plea on SC highway liquor sale ban

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

BJP leader Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane denies murder charge levelled by ex-driver
BJP leader Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane denies murder charge levelled by ex-driver

Pandurang Adarkar, a former driver of Rane, has claimed he had witnessed the killing of one Shanu Gaonkar in 2006 by the BJP leader.

Goa Forward concerned with Supreme Court order on highway liquor sale ban
Goa Forward concerned with Supreme Court order on highway liquor sale ban

The party said it wanted the state government to take all possible measures to protect the genuine interests of Goan businessmen and dependents.

Inmate killed in Goa prison fight
Inmate killed in Goa prison fight

CRPF personnel, who were deployed in the state for the upcoming Assembly polls, assisted the local police in bringing the situation under control

Manohar Parrikar busy in Goa while terrorists attack army: Sanjay Raut
Manohar Parrikar busy in Goa while terrorists attack army: Sanjay Raut

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.

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