Panaji: A 58-year-old British national collapsed while exercising at a gym in the beach village of Calangute in the state yesterday and died, police said.
Published 25-Mar-2017 20:24 IST
Panaji: A UK national who was arrested on Friday for being part of a narcotics racket in Goa, had smuggled synthetic drugs into India by caching them in a condom, police said on Saturday. Superintendent of Police (Crime) Umesh Gaonkar told the media that the accused David Johnson, had also managedMore
Published 25-Mar-2017 15:45 IST
Panaji: Panic gripped gullible residents of a village in South Goa when a hot air balloon--which is part of the state government's tourism initiative--landed in their locality this morning.
Published 25-Mar-2017 13:18 IST
Panaji: Beer and petrol will soon cost more in Goa, even as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Budget presented on Friday, promised to make the state garbage-free by 2020, while creating 4,000 jobs annually in the IT sector and linking Aadhar card to all social welfare schemes.
Published 24-Mar-2017 17:48 IST
Panaji: Goa will strive to become India's first beggar-free state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said in his budget speech on Friday.
Published 24-Mar-2017 16:08 IST | Updated 16:12 IST
Panaji: The new BJP-led government in Goa on Friday presented its first budget that targeted an economic growth of 11 per cent in 2017-18 and laid special focus on agriculture, social security and education.
Published 24-Mar-2017 15:55 IST
Panaji: BJP legislator Michael Lobo was on Friday elected the deputy speaker of Goa assembly, defeating Isidore Fernandes of Congress.
Published 24-Mar-2017 13:28 IST
Panaji: A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in North Goa, police said on Thursday.
Published 23-Mar-2017 12:59 IST
Panaji: The Goa Excise Department on Wednesday said that starting next month, licence to sell liquor would not be granted to persons with criminal background.
Published 23-Mar-2017 09:25 IST | Updated 10:56 IST
Panaji: At least sixteen students of a primary school at Porvorim near here took ill today due to suspected food poisoning after eating their mid-day meal.
Published 22-Mar-2017 19:45 IST
Panaji: The body of the 28-year-old British woman, who was allegedly raped and murdered in Goa, is being flown back to her family in Ireland.
Published 22-Mar-2017 17:17 IST
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he has asked the police department to crack the whip on the drug trade and late night parties in the state.
Published 22-Mar-2017 17:16 IST
Panaji: Even as a debate rages in Goa over the safety of foreign tourists, especially after the rape and murder of Irish tourist Danielle McLaughin, five women met over coffee in Glouchestershire county in the UK to fight for justice for their kin they have lost in the Indian state over the years.
Published 22-Mar-2017 15:50 IST
Panaji: With traffic snarls holding up legislators from making it to the Goa assembly's budget session inaugural on time, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday pointed out to newly appointed Speaker Pramod Sawant that the assembly clock was running four minutes fast.
Published 22-Mar-2017 13:52 IST
Panaji: The Congress will file a disqualification petition against the party MLA Vishwajeet Rane tomorrow for remaining absent during last week's floor test in the Goa Legislative Assembly. The absence of Rane (45) during the test on March 16 came as a huge embarrassment for the Congress, as ChiefMore
Published 21-Mar-2017 16:16 IST
Panaji: The BJP has decided to field its MLA Pramod Sawant for the post of Goa Assembly Speaker, the election for which will be held tomorrow. The legislator from Sankhali constituency in North Goa is being supported by the BJP MLAs and the party's alliance partners. "The BJP and all the allianceMore
Published 21-Mar-2017 15:28 IST
New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's substantive motion on the conduct of Goa Governor is under serious consideration of the Chair, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Published 21-Mar-2017 13:38 IST
Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday retained the key portfolios of Home and Finance, and allotted one ministry each to nine other cabinet ministers.
Published 20-Mar-2017 18:38 IST
Panaji: The BJP-led government in Goa will crumble soon, Shiv Sena spokesman Sanjay Raut said on Monday, while calling the ruling alliance of the BJP, two regional parties and two Independents a "corrupt nexus".
Published 20-Mar-2017 17:53 IST
Panaji: The Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) has alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the recently held Goa Assembly polls.
Published 20-Mar-2017 11:02 IST

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