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Covid deaths in July down by 77% in Goa

With 93 people losing their lives to Covid-19 in July as compared to 405 deaths in June, Covid mortalities fell by 77% in a

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:49 am

Lot of Goan kids go abroad to study: CM Pramod Sawant

Increasing number of Goan students are going abroad to pursue even their graduate studies, which is a heartening trend, chief

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:44 am

Goa Board Supplementary Class X exam from August 6

The supplementary exams for students of Class X will be conducted from August 6 to 12 by schools in either the online or the

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:43 am

GCET results out for Std XI science admissions

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Sunday declared the common entrance test results for admissions

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:14 am

Corals under stress due to variations in oceanic acidity

Coral reefs in the Indian Ocean along with the marine life that thrives in the coral ecosystem are expected to come under

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:10 am

Bars to be open till 11pm, RT-PCR certificate must for visitors from Kerala

The state government, in its revised curfew order, has allowed bars and restaurants to operate till 11pm at 50% capacity. The

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:09 am

13-year-old Goa boy is manager of millions of dollars cryptocurrency

Last year, at the peak of the Covid-19 pandemics first wave, Bambolim-based school student Gajesh Naik began creating online

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 8:07 am

Goas ecological balance needs community-based governance

Wild pigs and monkeys are the talk of the day. Goas CM is pondering on declaring wild pigs as vermin, while orchard owners

The Times of India 2 Aug 2021 7:52 am

Covid-19: Recovery rate up at 97.5%, 94 new infections in Goa

Goa reported 94 new Covid-19 infections, 128 recoveries and one death on Saturday, taking the count of active cases to 1,058

The Times of India 1 Aug 2021 7:58 am

Goa government extends curfew till August 9, CM Pramod Sawant mulls further

Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that the state government has decided to extend the curfew by another week till

The Times of India 1 Aug 2021 7:56 am

No criminal gangs operating in Goa, claims CM Pramod Sawant in House

Chief minister Pramod Sawant has said that there are no criminal gangs operating in the state, and that not a single case has

The Times of India 1 Aug 2021 7:53 am

In second wave, 92% of Goa Covid deaths hadnt got single vaccine dose

More than 90% of Covid-19 deaths in Goa over the past three months have been among the unvaccinated. In a strong indication

The Times of India 1 Aug 2021 7:49 am

Goa: Day after Vishwajit Ranes U-turn, Covid victims kin recall oxygen shortage

The governments bold assertion on the floor of the House that no deaths occured due to oxygen shortages during the peak of

The Times of India 1 Aug 2021 7:47 am

Benaulim gangrape remarks taken out of context: Sawant

Under fire for his remarks on the recent gangrape of two minor girls at Benaulim beach, chief minister Pramod Sawant on

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021 8:02 am

99.8% clear Class XII CBSE exam from Goa

Except one student, all 662 from Goa who appeared for their Class XII exam under the Central Board of Secondary Education (

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021 7:51 am

Police cant protect every single girl in state: Gaude

Even before the controversy arising out of an insensitive remark by Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant about gangrape of minor

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021 7:49 am

Health minister Vishwajit Ranes U-turn: No one died of oxygen-related issues in

In a major U-turn on the floor of the assembly, Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane, who was the first to announce that many

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021 7:48 am

Storm on social media over Goa CM Pramod Sawants victim-blaming

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawants remark that victimblamed gangrape survivors has not gone down well with the Twitterati and

The Times of India 30 Jul 2021 12:00 pm

85% of Goas eligible population vaccinated

With administering at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to 10.2 lakh persons, the state has vaccinated 85.7% of the

The Times of India 30 Jul 2021 8:13 am

25 year old from Assam raped at Quepem, two held

A 25-year-old woman from Assam, who was lured to Goa on the pretext of a job, was allegedly raped in a flat at Quepem on

The Times of India 30 Jul 2021 7:30 am

Goa: Offline schools to start after ICMR nod, says CM Pramod Sawant

Academic institutions will be permitted to resume classroom teaching only after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR

The Times of India 30 Jul 2021 7:30 am

As National Education Policy era dawns, Goa offers first BEd in special

Goa is now among few states in the country to offer a BEd programme in special education, which is also supported by the

The Times of India 29 Jul 2021 2:13 pm

Goa CM Pramod Sawant, Arvind Kejriwal spar on Twitter over great netas

A day after the Goa and Delhi power ministers clashed in a face-to-face debate, CMs Pramod Sawant and Arvind Kejriwal sparred

The Times of India 28 Jul 2021 8:20 am

Goa: Three-day session set to be stormy as battle lines drawn

The three-day monsoon session of the Goa legislative assembly, which will begin from Wednesday, is likely to be stormy with

The Times of India 28 Jul 2021 8:19 am

Congress-Goa Forward Party alliance on cards, says GFP president Vijai Sardesai

Goa Forward Party (GFP) president Vijai Sardesai said on Tuesday that the Congress leadership has shown its inclination

The Times of India 28 Jul 2021 8:19 am

AAP has insulted great Goan politicos, says CM Pramod Sawant

Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Monday objected to Delhi power minister Satyendar Jains calling Goa politicians third class.

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021 8:58 am

Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Form a task force to identify reason for

While urging the state government to compensate flood-affected families and farmers immediately, Goa Chamber of Commerce and

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021 8:03 am

Goa: Four held for raping two minors in Benaulim

Two minor girls were raped by four youths posing as policemen at Benaulim beach early on Sunday. The accused, Asif Hateli, 21

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021 7:45 am

Goa power minister Nilesh Cabral, AAPs Satyendar Jain spar over 24x7 power for

Challenging the Goa government to provide uninterrupted power supply, Delhi power minister Satyendar Jain on Monday assured

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021 7:44 am

Goa govt extends curfew, schools allowed to conduct exams

The state government on Sunday extended the curfew till 7am August 2 with one additional relaxation permitting schools to

The Times of India 26 Jul 2021 7:40 am

Goa govt will go ahead with 3 Mollem projects: BJP president

BJP national president J P Nadda said on Sunday that the state government would go ahead with the three linear projectsthe

The Times of India 26 Jul 2021 7:30 am

Modi in Mann ki Baat: Goa has been a land of great spiritual heritage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of Goa for cherishing the common history of India and Georgia

The Times of India 26 Jul 2021 7:30 am

Remembering Kargil: When Cobras played cat & mouse

Every day a snub-nosed, twin turbo-prop aircraft takes off from INS Hansa, Dabolim to play a cat and mouse game at sea. Even

The Times of India 26 Jul 2021 7:30 am

CII reaches out to Goa government with tourism revival tips

Seeking the governments intervention for the revival of the travel and tourism sector, the Confederation of Indian Industry (

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 3:43 pm

Goa: Relief likely for three days, rain may return on July 28

With a well marked low pressure area that produced heavy rain during the last few days dispersing on Saturday the rainfall

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 3:25 pm

Goa: Power department begins restoring supply as floods recede

After water began receding from flood-hit areas on Saturday, the electricity department began restoring power supply to these

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 3:13 pm

Covid-19: Goa reports 144 new cases, positivity rate at 2.4%, recovery rate at

Goa reported 144 fresh Covid-19 infections and 213 recoveries on Saturday, taking the states tally of active cases to 1,238

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 8:08 am

Losses due to floods could be over Rs 500 crore, says Goa chief minister Pramod

CM Pramod Sawant said on Saturday that the unprecedented floods in Goa on Thursday and Friday may have cost the state over Rs

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 7:50 am

Patient injured as false ceiling at South Goa district hospital falls

A patient and a multi-task staff (MTS) member sustained injuries after a portion of the false ceiling of the Covid ward at

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 7:48 am

Goa records 100% pass at ICSE, ISC exams

Goa recorded 100% results for Class X and Class XII of the council for the Indian school certificate examinations (CISCE).

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 7:46 am

J P Nadda kicks off poll preparations in Goa

BJP national president J P Nadda started his crucial two-day visit to the state on Saturday, his first trip to Goa after

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021 7:45 am

Goa: Deforestation intensified floods in Bicholim, Sattari, say experts

For the third time in the past two decades, large parts of Bicholim and Sattari talukas were submerged in water following

The Times of India 24 Jul 2021 8:07 am

Goa: Soon, rebuild old house into new one with just panchayat nod

The state cabinet on Friday approved an amendment that would enable persons living in panchayat areas to construct new houses

The Times of India 24 Jul 2021 7:40 am

Worst flood in 40 years destroys rural Goa, woman feared dead

Goa witnessed its worst and most widespread floods in nearly four decades the last being in 1982 on Friday, after

The Times of India 24 Jul 2021 7:39 am

Mangaluru-Mumbai train derails near Dudhsagar due to landslide, no casualties

A landslide between Dudhsagar and Sonaulim railway stations on South Western Railway (SWR) route caused derailment of 01134

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021 5:30 pm

Indian, UK navies maiden wargames in Bay of Bengal

The United Kingdoms carrier strike group (CSG) and the Indian Navy held maritime exercises in the Bay of Bengal, the two

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021 8:44 am

Suspense over new Goa chief on as Rahul Gandhi calls for unity among netas

With the state Congress unit divided over Girish Chodankars ability to helm the party and calls for an alliance with like-

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021 8:24 am

Swelling Vashisthi river stops trains, 6,000 stranded on KR route

Close to 6,000 passengers travelling on long-distance trains were stranded at various stations on the Konkan Railway route on

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021 8:24 am

Rain continues to pummel Goa, rivers in full spate, flood warning in Bicholim

After a day-long respite, heavy showers once again lashed the state on Thursday, inundating fields causing landslides and

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021 7:32 am

Goa: IMD predicts extremely heavy rainfall for next 24 hours, issues red alert

The India meteorological department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Goa for today owing to the impact of continued active

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 5:30 pm

Goa: KTC to resume Belagavi, Karwar & Sawantwadi routes from August 1

The Kadamba Transport Corporation Ltd (KTC) is restarting regular operations of its interstate buses from Goa to Belagavi,

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 9:10 am

Goa: Caseload at all centres below 100, bigger centres have 70-80

Goas Covid-19 toll rose to 3,119 with five fatalities reported over the last 24 hours. The day saw 131 new cases and 122

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 9:09 am

Goa asks Centre to reduce vaccine gap from 84 to 30 days for teachers

Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that he has written to the Union government requesting that the gap between

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 9:07 am

Goa: Thrust on inmates legal status in new prison rules

The newly framed prison rules stress on diversification of institutional resources to cater to the differential requirements

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 8:00 am

CBI arrests paedophile working as chef in Goa

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Mumbai man in Goa for sexually-abusing children, filming the acts and

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021 7:42 am

Goa should restart mining via corp or e-auction: BJP

Reacting to the Supreme Court dismissing the states review petition to restart mining, BJP state president Sadanand Shet

The Times of India 21 Jul 2021 8:22 am

Govt may auction 88 leases cancelled by apex court in 2018: Goa CM

Stating that his government respects the Supreme Courts order on the mining review petition, chief minister Pramod Sawant on

The Times of India 21 Jul 2021 8:20 am

Goa: No Covid casualties reported on Monday, new cases below 100-mark

Goas daily count of new infections fell below the 100-mark on Monday, four months after the state saw its Covid-19 graph

The Times of India 20 Jul 2021 8:51 am

Goa: CM Pramod Sawant meets mobile network companies, asks to help students

Following complaints of poor connectivity that students in remote villages face for online lessons, chief minister Pramod

The Times of India 20 Jul 2021 8:19 am

Goa cannot utilise mineral fund: Centre

The Centre has withdrawn the state governments power to utilise the district mineral fund, which has nearly Rs 190 crore, and

The Times of India 20 Jul 2021 7:51 am

CM Pramod Sawant meets Narendra Modi, briefs him on political situation in Goa

With less than seven months to go for the state assembly election, chief minister Pramod Sawant on Monday briefed PM Narendra

The Times of India 20 Jul 2021 7:49 am

New bridge to join existing one across river Tar: Mapusa MLA

The state government has finalised plans to construct a new bridge parallel to the existing old bridge across river Tar in

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 8:55 am

2.6% positivity, active Covid cases drop to 1,562 in Goa

Goas case positivity rate on Sunday stood at 2.6% with 120 new Covid-19 infections reported and two deaths. Active cases fell

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 8:46 am

Red alert today too, Goa braces for very wet wk

The India meteorological department (IMD), Panaji, has extended the red alert originally issued for Sunday to Monday too,

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 8:18 am

Parts of Goa cut off as non-stop rain continues to pummel state

Extremely heavy rain continued to drench Goa for the seventh straight day, inundating low-lying areas and cutting off some

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 8:15 am

No end to woes for Panajis 18th June road

Business establishments along Panajis iconic 18th June Road are no strangers to waterlogging caused due to heavy rain during

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 8:00 am

Goa: Paroda bridge goes under as Kushavati swells

Padddde buddlem, a common refrain among people in this region was heard on late Sunday evening, as Kushavati river breached

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 7:58 am

Goas mangroves have unique food and medicine, need management

Mangroves are popular as fish nurseries and natures defence systems. In Goa, they are a perfect setting for unique

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 7:45 am

Goa CM Pramod Sawant, speaker, three ministers on Delhi visit

Chief minister Pramod Sawant is on a two-day visit to New Delhi beginning Sunday evening. He is accompanied by assembly

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 7:39 am

Goa Board Class XII results today

The Class XII results of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will be declared on Monday at 5pm, board

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021 7:36 am

Goa: No respite; Red alert for today, very heavy rain likely this week

The India meteorological department, Panaji, has issued a red alert for Sunday, and said that a combination of a cyclonic

The Times of India 18 Jul 2021 8:20 am

11% college staff not vaccinated as Goa mulls physical classes

Around 11% college teaching and non-teaching staffers have still not taken a single vaccination dose. The state government is

The Times of India 18 Jul 2021 7:35 am

Goa: Curfew to be extended till July 26, says CM Pramod Sawant

Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that the state-level curfew will be extended by one more week till July 26. The

The Times of India 18 Jul 2021 7:32 am

Goas Covid graph depends on peoples behaviour, say experts

Goas Covid-19 graph has plateaued down for now, but the direction it will take hereafter will largely depend upon the

The Times of India 18 Jul 2021 7:30 am