16 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae hits Goa's coastal areas; 4 dead in Karnataka
The storm in the Arabian Sea, Cyclone Tauktae, on Sunday claimed four lives in Karnataka.
15 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae: Goa authorities gear up to tackle situation
The government machinery in Goa has put in place necessary measures to tackle the situation in view of the warning about Cyclone Tauktae, officials said on Saturday.
14 May 2021
Oxygen crisis: 74 die at Goa Medical College and Hospital
In the past four days, 74 patients died at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) reportedly due to a lack of medical oxygen. The GMCH is the biggest COVID-19 facility in the state.
13 May 2021
Cyclonic storm warning issued, heavy rainfall expected in Goa
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday issued a warning and said that a low-pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 16, which may bring heavy rainfall at some places in Goa and the south Konkan region.
12 May 2021
Goa: 26 COVID-19 patients die at GMCH, minister seeks probe
Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday said that 26 COVID-19 patients died at the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the early hours and sought an investigation by the High Court to find out the exact cause.
11 May 2021
Despite WHO warning, all adults in Goa to receive Ivermectin
Everyone above 18 years pf age in Goa will be given Ivermectin drug irrespective of their COVID-19 status, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday.
28 Apr 2021
COVID-19 lockdown in Goa till Monday morning; essential services allowed
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced a brief state-wide lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19.
21 Apr 2021
Goa's healthcare infrastructure dwindling amid record surge in COVID-19 cases
Goa's healthcare infrastructure is suffering as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state touches new highs.
15 Apr 2021
Not yet thought of canceling Goa board exams: Pramod Sawant
The Goa Government has not yet thought of canceling the state board exams of Classes 10 and 12 in the wake of the COVID-19 surge, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said.
14 Apr 2021
Goa: After GFP leaves NDA, CM says 'they were removed'
A day after the Goa Forward Party (GFP) exited the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the party had already been removed.
02 Apr 2021
Goa Tourism Department calls Marathas 'invaders,' apologizes soon after
The Goa Tourism Department on Friday referred to the Maratha warriors led by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as invaders but deleted the tweet containing that reference soon after and also issued an apology.
31 Mar 2021
Nearly 3,000 caught without masks on North Goa beaches
The Pernem and Calangute Police in the North Goa district have so far this year caught 2,957 people without masks on beaches and collected Rs. 5.86 lakh as fine from them, officials said on Wednesday.
20 Mar 2021
Vijender Singh's 12-match winning streak in professional boxing ends
The 12-match unbeaten winning streak of India's Vijender Singh in professional boxing ended on Friday when his Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan defeated him.
03 Mar 2021
Allow chartered flights in Goa from safe places: Tourism body
Ahead of the Goa Assembly's budget session, an apex tourism body here has urged the Pramod Sawant government to allow chartered flights in the state from "safe destinations" to boost tourism.
15 Jan 2021
10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident
In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.
13 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM
Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.
12 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife, aide killed in accident
Minister of State for Defense Shripad Naik was injured while his wife, Vijaya, and a close aide, Deepak Dube, died in a car crash late on Monday. Reports said the SUV they were traveling in met with an accident in Hosakambi village, Ankola taluk, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka.
10 Jan 2021
Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India
It's almost a year since the pandemic began and a year since the majority of the workforce made workstations out of their homes.
06 Jan 2021
Aguada jail to be revamped as tourist spot by March
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed by March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.
25 Dec 2020
Goa: Amid pandemic, midnight mass, carols usher in Christmas
The peel of the midnight bells in churches and the carols reverberating the praise of Lord Jesus ushered in the Christmas festivities in Goa amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 Dec 2020
Aam Aadmi Party will fight 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: Kejriwal
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be contesting the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, party chief Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday.
27 Nov 2020
Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing
The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.
05 Nov 2020
Poonam Pandey detained in Goa for filming 'obscene' video
Model-actor Poonam Pandey was on Thursday detained by Goa Police for allegedly shooting an obscene video in the coastal state.
28 Oct 2020
KJo's Dharma Productions litters Goa's village, receives show-cause notice
Filmmaker Karan Johar's Dharma Productions was lambasted by environmental activists and renowned public figures for dumping tons of waste in the Goan Village of Nerul, after wrapping up the shoot for Shakun Batra's untitled film starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ananya Pandey.
23 Oct 2020
Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son
A family in Goa, struggling to meet ends after the coronavirus outbreak, was devastated this month after their 16-year-old son took his life, over a broken phone.
21 Oct 2020
After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress
After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.
20 Oct 2020
Miscreants' job: Goa's Deputy CM after porn shared from phone
Chandrakant Kavlekar, the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, courted controversy after a porn clip was sent to a WhatsApp group "Villages of Goa" from his phone. However, he has maintained it was the handiwork of some miscreants.
18 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases
India on Saturday reported over 61,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 74.9 lakh cases.
25 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 58L with nearly 86k new cases
India on Thursday reported nearly 86,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now climbed to 58.1 lakh cases. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities were reported on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 92,339.
24 Sep 2020
Poonam Pandey to end marriage two weeks after wedding
Model and actor Poonam Pandey has decided to end her marriage, days after filing a police complaint against her husband, film producer Sam Bombay.
15 Sep 2020
35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst
Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.
04 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 39L with record 84k+ new cases
On Thursday, India saw the highest single-day spike of over 84,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 39.3 lakh while over 1,000 fresh deaths pushed the toll to 68,589.
02 Sep 2020
Goa CM Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed via a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in home isolation as he is asymptomatic.
10 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases
On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 22.14 lakh. The death toll also rose to 44,466 with over 1,000 fresh fatalities.
05 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead
On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.
09 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike
India on Wednesday reported a record spike of over 25,000 new cases. The nationwide tally now stands at 7.69 lakh COVID-19 cases, while the death toll rose to 21,147.
07 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead
India reported over 22,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday—the fifth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. The nationwide tally stands at 7.2 lakh, including over 20,000 deaths.
01 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths
On Tuesday, India reported over 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 5.85 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 17,413 as over 500 patients died of the viral disease on Tuesday.
29 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes
India on Sunday reported over 19,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases to 5.49 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 16,490 with nearly 400 more fatalities.
26 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike
India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.