Goa

British Tourist Raped In Goa: Police

June 7, 2022
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A British woman was allegedly raped near the Arambol beach in Goa in front of her male partner by a local man under the pretext of giving her a massage, police said on Tuesday. | Read more|

Pramod Sawant To Be Sworn In As Goa Chief Minister Monday

March 27, 2022
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Three-time MLA Pramod Sawant, who led the BJP to win 20 seats in the recently concluded elections to the 40-member Goa Assembly, will be sworn as the state's chief minister for the second time on Monday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, an official said on Sunday. | Read more|

"On Beach Whole Night": Row Over Goa Chief Minister's Remark In Rape Case

July 29, 2021
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant - under pressure after the gang-rape of two minor girls, and an attack on two minor boys last week - has now been slammed for blaming the survivors and their parents, and appearing to absolve his government and the police of any responsibility. In utterly shocking comments made in the A | Read more|

Efforts On To Locate 602 People Who Came To Goa From UK, UAE

December 24, 2020
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In the wake of detection of a new COVID-19 variant in the UK, Goa health authorities are trying to track down 602 people who arrived in the state from Britain and the UAE since December 9, an official said on Thursday. The maximum number of people who have arrived from these two places are expected to be in Cansualim a | Read more|

Goa welcomes filmmakers to shoot movies in beach state

August 23, 2020
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The state-runEntertainment Society of Goa on Sunday welcomed filmmakers to the coastal state after the Centre announced the standard operating procedures for resuming shooting of films and TV programmes. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, film shootings were suspended in Goa, which is a popular hub for the Hindi, | Read more|

Mla tests positive for coronavirus in Goa

July 1, 2020
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A BJP MLA from Goa has tested positive for coronavirus, a senior state health official said on Wednesday. The legislator was admitted to Margao-based ESI Hospital, a specially designated facility for COVID-19 patients, after his test came out positive on Tuesday, the official said."The MLA is asymptomatic. All those wh | Read more|