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Second Covid hospital in Ponda to be commissioned by tomorrow: Goa government

Health minister Vishwajit Rane said on Sunday that the government has decided to convert the sub-district hospital, Ponda, into a second Covid hospital. He made the annou

The Times of India 10 Aug 2020 9:30 am

Industry bodies ask Goa government to tweak SOP for units

A week after the health department asked the industrial units in the state to adhere to certain standard operating procedures, including a suggestion to conduct random se

The Times of India 10 Aug 2020 9:16 am

Goa sees 506 cases in a day, next 60 days crucial, says Rane

The states active Covid-19 toll jumped to 2,642 on Sunday after the addition of 506 new infections, by far the highest single-day spike since the pandemic began. Health m

The Times of India 10 Aug 2020 8:07 am

Bicholim IIM-Bengaluru student, friend create social distancing device

A youth from Bicholim is part of a two-member team that has developed sensor devices to help people maintain requisite social distance in public.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2020 8:03 am

After short break, rain set to resume in Goa

After days of torrential rain coupled with strong winds, the sun shone in the state on Saturday. However, the possibility of a new low-pressure area forming over the Bay

The Times of India 9 Aug 2020 8:01 am

Goa: Teachers yet to get July salaries despite govt vow

Last month, IAS officer Vandana Rao was replaced by Santosh Amonkar as director of education, soon after a circular Rao had issued created controversy.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2020 8:00 am

Goa: As pandemic rages, dhirios carry on unabated

Even as the Covid-19 pandemic has forced professional sports to be played in empty stadiums, in Goa, the banned animal sport of dhirio carries on unabated. As police look

The Times of India 9 Aug 2020 7:59 am

Goa urges SC to club review plea with mining cos petition

The state government has filed an application before the Supreme Court asking that its review petition in the mining case be tagged along with the one filed by companies

The Times of India 9 Aug 2020 7:41 am

Four more people succumb to Covid-19, toll touches 70 in Goa

Goas active tally of Covid-19 cases shot up to 2,282 on Friday after 337 new cases were detected. This is the third time in the past seven days that the daily count has c

The Times of India 8 Aug 2020 8:28 am

Double murder case: HC upholds life for 2

The high court of Bombay at Goa on Friday upheld the life imprisonment of two convicts, Osban Fernandes and Ramesh Bagve, for kidnapping and attempting to murder two mino

The Times of India 8 Aug 2020 8:16 am

Goa: Stamp people awaiting Covid test results, say health officials

People who are awaiting Covid test results should be stamped to discourage them from moving out till their status is known as they can be a source of infection, health of

The Times of India 8 Aug 2020 8:16 am

Goa: Firemen at Sal still on rescue duty

Athough incessant rain in the Bicholim taluka subsided and water had receded from areas submerged in Sal, the Chapora river continued to rise as water was released into i

The Times of India 8 Aug 2020 7:58 am

Goa: Israeli gets bail in assault case

The high court of Bombay at Goa granted bail to Israeli national Yaniv Benaim alias Atala, allegedly a drug dealer, in a 2019 assault case.

The Times of India 8 Aug 2020 7:53 am

Goa: This isnt the Roy we named in drug case, says BJP

Ponda legislator and former Congress chief minister Ravi Naiks sons Ritesh and Roy joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a function held on Thursday along with two membe

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 8:56 am

Goas nod not required for Karnatakas Mhadei projects

Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that the Karnataka government has recently submitted the feasibility report of the Kalasa Nala diversion scheme and Bhan

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 8:50 am

Goa: Poles-laden trucks overturns at Borim, kills three power department staff

Three electricity department staffers died on the spot at Borim junction around 1.30pm on Thursday after the departments truck in which they were travelling in turned tur

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 7:53 am

Goa: HSRP fitting operations to resume on Monday

Fitting of high security registration plates (HSRP) on vehicles, which were suspended as a precautionary measure against the spread of Covid-19, will resume on Monday.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 7:53 am

Locals lash out about chaotic testing experience at North Goa district hospital

While the rate of Covid-19 infections in the state is increasing alarmingly by the day, for many wanting to get tested, the experience has been far from smooth.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 7:49 am

Goa: Congress's Ponda MLAs sons join BJP

Ponda legislator Ravi Naiks sons Ritesh and Roy joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday along with two members of Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) Anand Naik and

The Times of India 7 Aug 2020 1:30 am

Goa: Landslide at Chorla Ghat disrupts traffic for six hours

The heavy rain and gusty winds that lashed the state for the second day on Wednesday triggered a landslide along the Chorla Ghat road, bringing traffic on the Goa-Belagav

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 12:49 pm

Incessant rain pushes Goa over 100-inch mark

Rainfall in Goa crossed the 100-inch mark on Wednesday, being calculated from June 1. This is mainly owing to incessant showers over the past couple days in the state.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 9:23 am

Furnish workers fund info on Aug 18, dept told

The labour department failed to submit the information sought by the Goa Lokayukta on Wednesday and instead sought an additional period of six weeks, which Lokayukta Just

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 8:29 am

Goa: Nutured this baby with great care, hard work

With the administrative reshuffle having taken place in the ESI-Covid hospital, deputy director of health services, Dr Ira Ameida who was removed as its nodal officer, ex

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 8:28 am

Temples lit ghee lamps, dressed deities as Lord Ram to mark Ayodhya event in Goa

Hundreds of lamps lit up the premises of several prominent temples across Goa all through Wednesday to celebrate the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Shree Ram Man

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 8:25 am

Goa: Covid infrastructure ready at Bambolim stadium

In the wake of rising number of Covid-19 cases in Goa, a 275-bed care centre has been established at the Dr Shyamaprasad Mukherjee stadium in Bambolim

The Times of India 6 Aug 2020 7:30 am

Heavy rains lash Goa, state may cross 100-inch mark on Wednesday

Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds lashed many parts of Goa on Tuesday as several rain gauge stations recorded over 100mm within 24 hours ending 8.30am

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 9:09 am

Covid claims 4 persons, death tally touches 60 in Goa

The states Covid-19 death tally rose to 60 on Tuesday after four persons with comorbid conditions succumbed at the ESI hospital.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 8:23 am

Goa CM launches MyGov portal for public participation in governance

Chief minister Pramod Sawant launched the goa.mygov.in portal on Tuesday. Goa has become the 13th state to join the mygov portal, he said.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 8:23 am

Goa: Pandemic stress affects frontline health workers

A psychiatrist attached to a government hospital in the state says that he is worried about the suspicious looks his neighbours and others give him, while another doctor

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 7:42 am

Goa govt removes Dr Ira Almeida as medical superintendent of Hospicio hospital

A day after Dr Ira Almeida was removed as nodal officer of the ESI-Covid hospital in Margao, she is set to lose her post as medical superintendent, Hospicio hospital, Mar

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 7:40 am

Goas Covid-19 testing capacity to be hiked: CM Pramod Sawant

The number of Covid-19 positive cases in state has already crossed the 6,500 mark, but the states testing capacity stands at just 2,500 samples per day. Moreover, current

The Times of India 5 Aug 2020 1:30 am

Goa: Piligao locals see red over clearing of Murdi mangroves

Villagers of Piligao along with the local panch member on Sunday caught a group of labourers felling a large number of trees in a mangrove forest at Murdi-Sarmanas on the

The Times of India 4 Aug 2020 4:43 pm

KTC sees drastic drop in passenger count as public prefer own vehicles in Goa

Owing to the rising number Covid-19 cases, people prefer not to travel by public transport and the Kadamba Transport Corporation Ltd (KTC) is feeling the hit.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2020 8:27 am

Goa: Death toll up to 56 as three more succumb

The states Covid-19 death toll rose to 56 on Monday after three persons all having comorbid conditions died of the infection. Goas active tally also shot up to 1,884 wi

The Times of India 4 Aug 2020 8:26 am

Goa: Reduce antigen test cost for travellers, urges TTAG

The Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) has urged the tourism department to reduce charges for antigen tests.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2020 8:15 am

Goa: Rs 46 lakh groceries given in containment zones

The Goa State Horticulture Corporation Ltd (GSHCL) has distributed 8,000 grocery kits worth Rs 46 lakh in containment zones across the state, until July 31.

The Times of India 3 Aug 2020 7:58 am

Goa: Infection intensifies, moves beyond containment zones

Covid-19 cases were being detected from certain pockets hutments, building or residential areasof towns and villages in early July.

The Times of India 3 Aug 2020 7:50 am

Goa works on action plan to house homeless, decision later this week

The North Goa and South Goa collectorates have begun work on an action plan to take care of homeless individuals,

The Times of India 3 Aug 2020 7:43 am

Goa cops propose externment of 102 criminals, write to collectors

Goa police have identified over 100 alleged criminals it wants externed from the state, and have approached collectors of both districts to issue the appropriate orders a

The Times of India 3 Aug 2020 7:35 am

Goa sees five deaths, 337 new Covid-19 cases in a single day

The state on Sunday witnessed one of its worst Covid-19 days since the pandemic began after five persons died and 337 new infections were detected. Even as the death toll

The Times of India 3 Aug 2020 7:33 am