Goa CM offers midnight meal to flyers in delayed AI flight (Lead)

Panaji |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Stranded at Mumbaia's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport late last night for several hours, protesting passengers of an Air India Bombay to Goa flight were offered a free meal from an airport restaurant at t

Read more

NGO welcomes ban on smoking in Goa government offices

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 12:20:53 PM IST

The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Wednesday welcomed a recent decision of the Goa Health Ministry to declare government offices and buildings in the state tobacco-free.

Read more

Sawant can warn poor against pollution, but not casinos: Congress

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

The Congress on Thursday questioned Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's resolve to rein in offshore casinos from dumping sewage into the Mandovi river off Panaji, in which the vessels are parked.

Read more

Cyclone Vayu has delayed monsoon in Goa: IMD

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Cyclone Vayu has passed from the state's coastline and is heading towards the Gujarat coast, but the cyclone has further delayed the arrival of the monsoon in Goa, state Indian Meteorological Departme

Read more

Congress denies 10 MLAs wanted to join BJP

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

The war of words between BJP and the Congress over horsetrading of legislators intensified on Thursday, after state Congress President Girish Chodankar accused his BJP counterpart Vinay Tendulkar of '

Read more

To clean Goa beaches, this 'waste-bar' exchanges cigarette butts, used straws for beer (IANS Special Series)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST

You could be fined Rs 2,000 for drinking beer on a Goa beach, but thanks to an innovative green initiative, 10 beer bottle caps or 20 used cigarette butts can fetch you a beer in Goa, if you exchange

Read more