Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 13, 2014
In tourism booklets and guides, it's packaged as paradise - a place to unwind from your worries. But under the glamorous surface and buried in numbers, Goa's suicide statistics reveal a vastly different story.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
Goa state tourism director Amey Abhyankar today said the tourism department had formed flying squads which would visit the beach shacks to check whether the owners were indulging in racial discrimination.
Friday September 12, 2014
Goa has always been a favourite locale where Bollywood movies are shot. Finding Fanny, the tale of five characters is search of a lost love, is the latest to celebrate the glory of the sun-kissed beach state, Goa.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
All 31 crew members of a fishing trawler that had run aground off Miramar beach in Panaji and was about to sink, were rescued by lifeguards in the wee hours today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Goa's untidy and garbage-ridden beaches would soon be a thing of the past as the state tourism department has contracted the work of cleaning the sea shore which will begin from tomorrow.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
Goa ministers' remarks on banning biknis and demanding a Hindu nation have "really damaged" the state's reputation as a safe beach destination, said tourism industry stakeholders.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Nearly 45 per cent of women rescued from various prostitution rackets in Goa in the last four years are from Calangute village, a famous beach area which is the hub for tourists, according to a report.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 21, 2013
Three women tourists - two Russians and a German - have complained of robbery and burglary in two popular beach villages in Goa.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 15, 2013
Two people were arrested on Saturday from near the Vagator beach in Goa for possessing LSD and charas worth Rs.1.03 lakh, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 17, 2013
Separate teams of National Investigation Agency (NIA) visited Goa yesterday along with Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to probe his links in the state, police sources said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 8, 2013
A Czech man arrested for allegedly murdering a 25-year-old woman compatriot in a guest house at Baga beach village in Goa had faked his kidnapping to avoid suspicion and also destroyed evidence, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 7, 2013
A 24-year-old Czech woman was found murdered in a guest house at Baga beach village in Goa, while her 19-year-old boyfriend was found in an unconscious state at Thivim, police said on Wednesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches in a bid to curb littering and nuisance caused to women tourists. However, one can continue to enjoy drinks at designated places like beach shacks, Goa Tourism Director Nikhil Desai told PTI.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 15, 2013
Goa has decided to reject a proposal for India's first Playboy club on one of its beaches following complaints that it would promote prostitution, local officials said on Monday. A local lawmaker threatened to go on hunger strike last week if the nig...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 15, 2013
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday his government will not permit Playboy club to open in Goa as a beach shack.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 10, 2013
The BJP Goa unit has decided to stand by its legislator who has opposed Playboy Club's plan to open a branch at Candolim beach which has been under consideration of the state tourism ministry.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 1, 2013
Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar told the state legislative assembly today that the government is considering Playboy's proposal to set up a club at Candolim beach, responding to a question by BJP legislator Michael Lobo on the floor of the House...
Chandni | Thursday February 7, 2013
A group of policemen in Goa recently pulled over Ali Zafar and his co-stars Siddharth and Divyendu Sharma at a junction near Candolim beach for allegedly violating road safety rules.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 6, 2013
The grand opening ceremony saw the who's-who of Goa launch the five-day sporting extravaganza.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 4, 2013
Goa Football Development Council chairman Dr Rufino Monteiro said beach soccer is presenting a fresh opportunity to football enthusiasts to participate in an exciting new sport in a professional capacity.