Nearly 28 years after its first edition, Goa's lone Konkani daily 'Sunaparant' is heading for a closure from next month, with the management attributing the decision to escalating cost of bringing out the newspaper.
A Goa tourism organisation today blamed a section of the media of "blowing out of proportion" the presence of a crocodile on a popular beach in the state, and claimed the episode could be the handiwork of a rival tourism destination.
Scientists in the country have found remnants of a historically important port on Goa's Zuari River which is expected to be amongst the oldest signs of human trade on the central west coast and may be contemporary to Dwarka in Gujarat.
Faced with the prospect of a sagging travel season, tourism stakeholders in Goa want Indian Railways to start fully air-conditioned holiday trains to the beach destination, complete with plush dining cars and 'entertainment wagons'.
The Goa government today made a U-turn on the compulsory participation of schoolchildren in a Yoga session on International Yoga Day on June 21, in the face of opposition from ministers and legislators from the minority community.
Goa customs sleuths are likely to visit Bhatkal town in Karnataka after two people from the area were arrested here within the span of a week for smuggling gold from Dubai, an official in Panaji said today.
As cyclone Ashobaa intensifies over the east central Arabian sea, 590 km off the coast of Mumbai, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said contingency plans were in place to handle the fallout of the storm.
A Delhi-bound Air India flight was grounded at Mumbai airport on Monday by the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after it found that the engineering documents relating to the plane were not updated.