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Goa to target tourists from Australia, UAE

Goa to target tourists from Australia, UAE

🕔15:29, 31.Jul 2019

Panaji, July 31  Faced with a slump in the tourism industry, Goa wants to attract tourists from Australia and the United Arab Emirates as part of its geographical marketing strategy articulated in the state’s Tourism Master Plan and Policy. According

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Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

🕔18:56, 22.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 22  People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase

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Goa to host wine festival from Thursday

Goa to host wine festival from Thursday

🕔20:10, 16.Apr 2018

Panaji, April 16  Starting Thursday, Goa will host the 14th edition of the annual four-day wine festival ‘Grape Escapade 2018’ which is expected to see several Indian and international wine brands in attendance. The festival will be held here and,

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Ore extraction at Goa mining leases to stop by March 13

Ore extraction at Goa mining leases to stop by March 13

🕔12:07, 7.Mar 2018

Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Extraction of iron ore from all 88 mining leases in Goa will cease from March 13, transportation of iron ore will be halted from March 14 and remaining stacks of ore in the mining pits will

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Goa delegation to meet Ministers over mining ban deadline

Goa delegation to meet Ministers over mining ban deadline

🕔22:18, 1.Mar 2018

Panaji, March 1  With all mining activity in Goa scheduled to end after March 15 following an apex court order, state MLAs cutting across party lines on Thursday resolved to meet Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Nitin Gadkari to

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India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

🕔10:08, 1.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sept 01 The Indian Railways on Thursday signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Switzerland for technical cooperation and to establish George Fernandes Institute of Tunnel Technology (GFITT) in Goa. The MoUs were signed in the presence of

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Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

🕔12:51, 4.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 4  Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur will be held between February 4 and March 8, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced on Wednesday.The results from all five states will be known on

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Modi thanks Brazil for support to India’s NSG bid

Modi thanks Brazil for support to India’s NSG bid

🕔14:07, 17.Oct 2016

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked Brazilian President Michel Temer for his country’s support for “understanding India’s aspiration” for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) as the two countries inked four MoUs, including on investment

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Modi meets Brazilian President

Modi meets Brazilian President

🕔14:02, 17.Oct 2016

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Michel Temer.“Day 3 in Goa set aside for another Bilateral Summit. PM Modi welcomes President Michel Temer of Brazil,” spokesperson of the Ministry

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NBCC AND GSL INK MoA FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MCMV OFFICE BUILDING

NBCC AND GSL INK MoA FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MCMV OFFICE BUILDING

🕔09:26, 19.Aug 2016

NBCC, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Govt. of India, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Goa Shipyard Ltd.(GSL), another CPSE, on August 8, 2016 for construction of Office Building of Mine Counter Measure

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After Delhi, Mumbai and Goa get most e-tourist visa travellers

After Delhi, Mumbai and Goa get most e-tourist visa travellers

🕔11:37, 13.Apr 2016

Panaji, April 13  Goa ranks third in the list of Indian states who have attracted foreign travellers using the newly introduced e-tourist visa in March this year.According to statistics released by the state information and publicity department the coastal state,

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Six states to discuss conservation of Western Ghats, livelihood

Six states to discuss conservation of Western Ghats, livelihood

🕔10:58, 7.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 7  Environment and forest ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will meet here on Tuesday to discuss conservation of biodiversity of the Western Ghats and ways to provide adequate livelihood security to the

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BJP wins Panaji bypoll

BJP wins Panaji bypoll

🕔12:29, 16.Feb 2015

Panaji, Feb 16 BJP’s Sidharth Kunkolienkar Monday won the Panaji bypoll, defeating his nearest rival from the Congress party by 5,368 votes. Four candidates were contesting the Panaji by-poll that was necessitated after the elevation of then sitting legislator and

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‘Corruption-Free India’: GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION …

‘Corruption-Free India’: GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION …

🕔11:57, 31.Jan 2015

‘Corruption-Free India’ GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION By Insaf   The BJP-led Government in Goa should be a cause of embarrassment and worry for the Centre. It has put a big question mark on Prime Minister’s promise of making India “corruption-free”.

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Goa hikes VAT on petrol to 10 percent

Goa hikes VAT on petrol to 10 percent

🕔11:42, 1.Jan 2015

Panaji, Jan 01  The Goa government hiked the value added tax (VAT) on petrol to ten percent, which would push petrol prices by Rs.5 and more. The hike will come into effect Jan 1. Priced at Rs.52.10 per litre, Goa

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Goa’s major port spends Rs.48 crore on cruise tourism berth

Goa’s major port spends Rs.48 crore on cruise tourism berth

🕔12:24, 9.Dec 2014

Panaji, Dec 9  Goa’s only major port facility, the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), is spending around Rs.48 crore to construct a dedicated berth for international cruise liners, even as the government here announced plans to promote the state as a

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New twist to Goa’s peculiar ‘dual nationality’ issue

New twist to Goa’s peculiar ‘dual nationality’ issue

🕔14:39, 31.Oct 2014

Panaji, Oct 31  Portugal’s new consul general in Goa has given a new spin to the simmering row on the eligibility of indigenous Goans for Portuguese nationality, an issue that has forced the state government to approach the central government

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Goa selects consortium to draft tourism master plan

Goa selects consortium to draft tourism master plan

🕔10:27, 22.Jul 2014

Panaji, July 22  A consortium of KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. and Tourism & Leisure Advisory Services Sl. (T&L) have been selected to prepare a 25-year tourism master plan for Goa, the state’s tourism department said Monday. Goa, a top

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After resignation, Wanchoo called Goa’s best governor

After resignation, Wanchoo called Goa’s best governor

🕔15:12, 7.Jul 2014

Panaji, July 7  Contrary to his party’s stand, a BJP MLA has paid former Goa governor B.V. Wanchoo glowing tributes, referring to him as “Ajatshatru” and calling him the best governor the state ever had. This has come in a

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Modi aboard India’s largest aircraft carrier

Modi aboard India’s largest aircraft carrier

🕔11:00, 14.Jun 2014

Goa, June 14  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday reached Goa and went aboard INS Vikramaditya, the largest and most powerful aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, marking his first visit to a military facility after assuming office last month.

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