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  • Goa CM sanctions COVID relief to affected people from unorganised sectors

    Goa CM sanctions COVID relief to affected people from unorganised sectors

    Sep 23, 2021, 11:29 AM IST

    Goa Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant on September 22 distributed COVID-19 relief to marginalised and unorganised sectors and ex-gratia financial assistance to the family of the victims of coronavirus. He said, "We've started distributing Rs 2 lakh each to families with low income and who lost a family member due to COVID-19. We are also giving Rs 5,000/person who suffered a loss in their traditional business due to COVID. This will benefit nearly 50,000 people."

  • Even countries considered prosperous & powerful could not do it: PM Modi

    Even countries considered prosperous & powerful could not do it: PM Modi

    Sep 18, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

    PM Modi on Saturday congratulated the health workers of Goa on the state's achievement of vaccinating 100% of its adult population. In his address, he said, " With your efforts, India made a record of vaccinating 2.5 crore people in a single day. Even countries that are considered prosperous & powerful could not do it."

  • PM Modi interacts with healthcare workers of Goa after the state completes 100% vaccination

    PM Modi interacts with healthcare workers of Goa after the state completes 100% vaccination

    Sep 18, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Goa via video conferencing after the state completed 100 per cent first dose coverage for its adult population.

  • Goa becomes the second state in India with 100 per cent adults vaccinated

    Goa becomes the second state in India with 100 per cent adults vaccinated

    Sep 18, 2021, 07:23 AM IST

    While on PM Modi's 71st birthday, India set a new record in vaccination, Goa became the second state in the country that claims to have vaccinated all of its adult masses.

  • COVID: Goa CM sets target to complete 2nd dose of vaccination by Oct 31

    COVID: Goa CM sets target to complete 2nd dose of vaccination by Oct 31

    Sep 10, 2021, 09:09 AM IST

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on September 09 said that the government has aimed to complete the second dose of COVID-19 vaccination by October 31. "Ganesh Chaturthi has to be celebrated following COVID-19 protocols. We have completed 100% first dose vaccination in the state. We aim to complete the second dose vaccination by 31st October," said the Goa CM.

  • Travel and tourism sector in Goa struggle for revival after ease in COVID restrictions

    Travel and tourism sector in Goa struggle for revival after ease in COVID restrictions

    Aug 13, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

    Travel and tourism sector in Goa continues to suffer as tourist footfall remains low due to COVID pandemic. Goa Ports Minister, Michael Lobo said, "Tourists are visiting Goa with RT-PCR negative certificates. We welcome them but they have to wear mask and follow COVID protocols. We have to be careful and understand that it's a pandemic. Resorts have reopened but getting very few customers."

  • Abki Bar Kiski Sarkar: PM Modi

    Abki Bar Kiski Sarkar: PM Modi's NaMo App opens survey for voters

    Aug 11, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's app has launched a survey in five poll-bound states seeking people's opinion on a number of issues that are likely to influence their choice of the party or candidates. The survey, open to people from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Punjab, seeks opinion on the voter's most pressing consideration, rating of the state government on a number of metrics, view on any probable opposition unity in their constituency and take on the local MLA besides other matters.

  • Sreedharan Pillai sworn-in as Goa Governor

    Sreedharan Pillai sworn-in as Goa Governor

    Jul 15, 2021, 06:59 PM IST

    Former Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai on July 15 took oath as the new Governor of Goa.

  • Special News | Arvind Kejriwal assures 300 units of free power if AAP voted to power in Goa

    Special News | Arvind Kejriwal assures 300 units of free power if AAP voted to power in Goa

    Jul 14, 2021, 04:01 PM IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said each family in Goa will get up to 300 units of electricity free per month if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is voted to power in the state Assembly elections, due in February next year.

  • After Punjab, Uttarakhand Kejriwal promises 300 unit of free electricity in Goa

    After Punjab, Uttarakhand Kejriwal promises 300 unit of free electricity in Goa

    Jul 14, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

    Talking to the press Delhi CM Kejriwal said that Goa wants change. Enough of parties buying and selling MLAs. Enough of dirty politics. Goa wants development. There is no shortage of funds, only shortage of honest intent. Goa wants honest politics.

  • IMD issues red alert for Goa, Maharashtra after heavy rain

    IMD issues red alert for Goa, Maharashtra after heavy rain

    Jul 13, 2021, 12:00 PM IST

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued an orange alert for Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir, and yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for Tuesday (July 13). It has also issued red alert for Konkan and Goa, and central Maharashtra, and an orange alert warning for Gujarat, parts of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Assam.

  • COIVD: Bars, restaurants in Goa reopens with 50% capacity

    COIVD: Bars, restaurants in Goa reopens with 50% capacity

    Jul 06, 2021, 11:23 AM IST

    With the cases of coronavirus dipping, the bars and restaurants in Goa reopened with 50 per cent seating capacity on July 05.

  • Goa govt sets target to vaccinate 100% people with 1st dose by July 30

    Goa govt sets target to vaccinate 100% people with 1st dose by July 30

    Jun 22, 2021, 03:58 PM IST

    Speaking on the 3rd phase of COVID vaccination drive conducted in Goa, Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant on June 22 said that at present 60% of our population has already received their 1st dose.

  • Lockdown in Goa from 7 pm on April 29 till May 3 morning

    Lockdown in Goa from 7 pm on April 29 till May 3 morning

    Apr 28, 2021, 03:58 PM IST

    Amid increasing number of COVID cases in Goa, state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on April 28 imposed lockdown in the state starting from 29th April 7 pm till the morning of 3rd May.

  • Lockdown not a solution: Goa CM

    Lockdown not a solution: Goa CM

    Apr 14, 2021, 09:24 PM IST

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on rising cases of coronavirus in the state said that lockdown is not a solution as it will stop economic activity.

  • We have won Municipal elections, will also win next assembly elections: Goa CM

    We have won Municipal elections, will also win next assembly elections: Goa CM

    Mar 23, 2021, 07:52 AM IST

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that they have won the 2021 Municipal elections and will also win the next assembly elections with full majority.

  • Vintage and Classic Car drive organised in Goa

    Vintage and Classic Car drive organised in Goa's Panaji

    Mar 22, 2021, 06:33 AM IST

    Goa Vintage and Classic Vehicles Club organised the Palace to Palace Vintage and Classic Car Drive on March 21 in Panaji. Over 50 vintage, classic and Indian heritage cars participated in one of its kind heritage drive. The event flagged off from Adil Shah Palace to Rauraje Deshprabhu Royal Palace in Pernem.

  • Vijender Singh, Russian opponent Lopsan complete official weigh-in ahead of big showdown in Goa

    Vijender Singh, Russian opponent Lopsan complete official weigh-in ahead of big showdown in Goa

    Mar 19, 2021, 08:35 AM IST

    Indian unbeaten professional boxing legend Vijender Singh on Thursday hit the weight at weigh-in ahead of his eagerly awaited return to the ring against Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan.

  • Elders appeal citizens above 60 yrs, 45+ with comorbidities to get vaccinated in Panaji

    Elders appeal citizens above 60 yrs, 45+ with comorbidities to get vaccinated in Panaji

    Mar 02, 2021, 10:06 AM IST

    India's COVID-19 vaccination drive entered its second phase on March 1. The second phase of vaccination drive began in Goa's Panaji with the arrival of large numbers of senior citizens. They appealed all the citizens above 60 years of age to get themselves vaccinated. The program of 2nd phase has been expanded to include all citizens above 60 years of age and 45+ with comorbidities. Also, the Co-WIN digital platform has been upgraded to its next version and private hospitals included to expand the vaccination coverage. While speaking to ANI, the health official of Panaji Urban Health Centre, "People above 45 years with comorbid conditions have to submit medical certificate. Past COVID-19 positive individuals have to wait for 3 months to get vaccinated."

  • AAP to contest upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand, Goa, HP and Gujarat: Sisodia

    AAP to contest upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand, Goa, HP and Gujarat: Sisodia

    Jan 28, 2021, 07:09 PM IST

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on January 28 said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to contest upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand, Goa, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

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