Monday 27 April 2015

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2 ministers, 4 MLAs spend over 6 Cr on foreign junkets

The Goa government admits that two Goa ministers and four BJP legislators have toured at least 20 countries in the last two years costing the state exchequer Rs 6.20 crore. READ

Rs 22 Cr spent on Goa's foreign junkets, Vijay exposes Parulekar!

Goa government was found in a soup today. Spent Rs 22 crore on 32 international events abroad in the last three years, but failed to get enough number of international tourists to Goa. READ

Debt-ridden Leela selling Goa & Chennai resorts

Hospitality chain Hotel Leela Venture plans to sell its properties in Goa and Chennai as it looks to cut debt. READ

Will, but Won't tell you What action against dance bars: CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday said appropriate action will be taken against those involved in running dance bars and alleged prostitution in the coastal belt. READ

20% Goan shacks to shut down much before season ends

If Goa is on your mind for the next long weekend, you may get a good hotel deal with the meals complimentary. Grab the deal and thank Russia for it. Also, your favourite shack in ... READ

NY Times persuades tourists not to go to Goa, but Kerala

While Goa’s tourism department is moving all over the world to attract tourists, New York Times seems to be persuading tourists NOT TO GO TO GOA, but Kerala. READ

National Geographic places Goa 6th nightlife destination

Goa tourism minister Dilip Parulekar on Sunday said it is an honour that the state was getting global recognition as a "safe tourism destination" as he hailed the recent announcement by a media conglomerate that ... READ

Goa Carnival parades begin from 14 Feb

The four-day Goa carnival will be held from February 14 with float parades planned at various places in the state, organisers said today. READ

Goa tourism records 40% low, thanks to Russia

Goa seems to be losing the preferred tourism destination among Russians as nearly 40 to 50k tourists have cancelled their bookings for the state this season, as per industry statistics. READ

Mumbai girl dies of drug overdose at Supersonic EDM

27-year-old Isha Mantry, from Mumbai, died after attending the Supersonic Electronic dance music (EDM) at Candolim in North coastal belt on Monday night. READ