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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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Modi arrives in Goa

Modi arrives in Goa

🕔10:56, 14.Jun 2014

Panaji, June 14  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday landed at the Dabolim Airport in Goa where he will go onboard INS Vikramaditya. Modi was welcomed by a host of dignitaries including Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, state party president Vinay Tendulkar,

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Goa to start sea plane service by July: Tourism minister

Goa to start sea plane service by July: Tourism minister

🕔15:37, 30.May 2014

Panaji, May 30 Goa is all set launch its tourism-oriented sea plane service by July, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said. Proposals involving a revolving restaurant and ropeway running across state capital Panaji to a renovated fort located on the opposite

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Goa has wish list for ‘its own’ union tourism minister

Goa has wish list for ‘its own’ union tourism minister

🕔12:00, 28.May 2014

Panaji, May 28 Struggling to stop Kerala, Sri Lanka and Thailand from weaning away tourists from Goa – one of India’s best known beach tourism destinations – the tourism industry here has readied a wish list for Shripad Naik, the

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