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15 Sep 2017

I will oppose ban on beach swimming after sunset: BJP MLA

BJP MLA and Goa Tourism Development Corporation Chairman Nilesh Cabral has opposed his own government’s decision to ban swimming in the sea after 7 in the evening.

11 Sep 2017

Issuing of liquor licenses to 1200 outlets to begin on Tuesday

The government will start the process of issuing liquor permits to around 1200 outlets within municipal limits from Tuesday.

04 Sep 2017

Goans will be able to party all night; govt to make law

The government will pass a bill in the next assembly session to extend the timings of the noise ban.

02 Sep 2017

Tourism Dept to allot shacks after 20 Sep: Babu

The Tourism Department is working for early allotment of shacks this year with the Tourism Minister Babu Azgaokar saying efforts are on to allot them after the 20th of this month.

01 Sep 2017

Traditional Saangod celebrated in Cumbharjuvem

The traditional saangod of Cumbharjuve was celebrated with great gaiety and religious fervor by the villagers.

11 Aug 2017

Comes & goes the Friday, Lucky7 still grounded at Miramar

The 11th of August has come and gone. But the grounded casino Lucky 7 is still firmly entrenched on Miramar beach.

08 Aug 2017

Cortalim beach facilities to be upgraded

All prominent beaches within Cortalim constituency would be spruced up and facilities upgraded on a priority basis.

08 Aug 2017

Govt hopes to shift grounded Casino vessel by Fri

The stranded casino vessel Lucky 7 is to be towed out by Friday, ifthe authorities are to be believed.

02 Aug 2017

SW Railways to run special trains for Vailankanni Feast

The South Western Railways will run special trains to Vailankanni to clear the extra rush of passengers for the feast of Our Lady of Good Health in Vailankanni.

01 Aug 2017

Sunburn-Supersonic duped Goa for 7 Cr, tourists rising without EDMs

The organisers of Sunburn and Supersonic have duped Goa government to the tune of almost 7 crore rupees.

01 Aug 2017

Will conduct inquiries in matters related to GTDC properties grabbed ‘illegally’: Babu

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar assured that he will conduct an inquiry if there are any illegalities when contracts were signed by Goa Tourism Development Corporation while leasing out their properties.

24 Jul 2017

Offshore casinos on land in 3 years, Goans can't gamble but work: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has spelt out his rough policy on casinos.

20 Jul 2017

New Water sports policy by Sept, Licenses per person will be restricted: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has given indications that the Government is aiming towards exploring the hinterlands for passenger transport purpose on Private Public Partnership basis.

18 Jul 2017

Churchill, Pavaskar want casino gaming rules changed, Cong opposes land-casinos

NCP MLA Churchill Alemao and MGP MLA Dipak Pavaskar have demanded that the rules of casino gaming be changed.

22 Nov 2016

Foreign tourists face the brunt of demonetization

the demonetization act is like a double-edged sword: It has affected not only the tourism industry buts tourists as well.

11 Nov 2016

Shack owners threaten to go to court if not paid compensation

Shack owners of Goa have threatened to approach the court if government does not give them compensation for delay in allotting shacks.