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  • Sun, Sand, Suicides: Why are Goans Killing Themselves?

    Sun, Sand, Suicides: Why are Goans Killing Themselves?

    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.

  • Goa Government to Crack Down on Racial Discrimination at Shacks

    Goa Government to Crack Down on Racial Discrimination at Shacks

    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.

  • Our 10 Favourite Bollywood Glimpses of Goa

    Our 10 Favourite Bollywood Glimpses of Goa

    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.

  • 31 Member Crew Rescued From Sinking Trawler Off Goa Coast

    31 Member Crew Rescued From Sinking Trawler Off Goa Coast

    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.

  • Goa: Beach Cleanliness to Begin From Tomorrow

    Goa: Beach Cleanliness to Begin From Tomorrow

    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.

  • Reckless Remarks Have Dented Goa's Image: Tourism Industry Stake Holders

    Reckless Remarks Have Dented Goa's Image: Tourism Industry Stake Holders

    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.

  • Calangute Sees Maximum Rescues From Prostitution: Report

    Calangute Sees Maximum Rescues From Prostitution: Report

    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.

  • Three foreign women robbed in Goa

    Three foreign women robbed in Goa

    Three women tourists - two Russians and a German - have complained of robbery and burglary in two popular beach villages in Goa.

  • Panaji: Two nabbed with LSD, charas valued at over Rs one lakh

    Panaji: Two nabbed with LSD, charas valued at over Rs one lakh

    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.

  • NIA teams visit Goa with Yasin Bhatkal to ascertain terror links

    NIA teams visit Goa with Yasin Bhatkal to ascertain terror links

    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.

  • Czech man held for girlfriend's murder, faked his kidnapping

    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.

  • Czech woman found murdered in Goa

    Czech woman found murdered in Goa

    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.

  • Goa bans drinking alcohol on beaches

    Goa bans drinking alcohol on beaches

    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.

  • Goa says no to India's first Playboy club

    Goa says no to India's first Playboy club

    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...

  • No Playboy club in Goa as beach shack: Manohar Parrikar

    No Playboy club in Goa as beach shack: Manohar Parrikar

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday his government will not permit Playboy club to open in Goa as a beach shack.

  • BJP, Congress step up opposition against Playboy's Goa plan

    BJP, Congress step up opposition against Playboy's Goa plan

    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.

  • Goa considering Playboy's proposal to set up club: Minister

    Goa considering Playboy's proposal to set up club: Minister

    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...

  • Chashme Buddoor remake stars pulled up by cops in Goa

    Chashme Buddoor remake stars pulled up by cops in Goa

    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.

  • Beach Soccer Championship kicks off in Goa

    Beach Soccer Championship kicks off in Goa

    The grand opening ceremony saw the who's-who of Goa launch the five-day sporting extravaganza.

  • Beach soccer to kickstart in Goa on Tuesday

    Beach soccer to kickstart in Goa on Tuesday

    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.

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