Saturday 19 April 2014

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Goa beaches unsafe for women?

Goa Tourism department has received a demand for special swimming zones for women from the newer markets which are sensitive towards their safety during their stay in the coastal state. READ

Guv urges to promote moral & ethics in tourism

Goa Governor B V Wanchoo has urged the tourism industry in the state to adopt sustainable measures and promote ethically and morally acceptable norms for the trade. READ

13 hotels at Colva beach sealed

South Goa district administration today began sealing hotels at the famous Colva beach for failing to set up a sewerage treatment plant (STP) facility. READ

Goa to regulate taxi fare, strike called off

Goa will go for defined rate cards for taxi fares as the two-day taxi strike was called off today after violent protests against allowing out-of-state cab service. READ

Germany opens visa centre in Goa

Amidst a rise in number of Indians travelling to Germany, its government today launched a visa application centre in Goa and announced that such a facility would also be opened soon in Chennai and Kolkata. ... READ

Taxis go off the road, tourism affected

Tourism in Goa was severely affected today after thousands of taxis went off the roads to protest against the entry of a private taxi operator in the trade. READ

Goa's tourist taxis on warpath against privatisation

Operators of tourist and black-yellow taxi in Goa have warned of going on a strike on 24 February to protest the government's permission to a private company for operating taxi service in the state. READ

Russians cautioned about Goa Biz without visa

Russian authorities have asked its fellow nationals not to be involved in business or employment engagements in Goa without a proper visa for it. READ

No entry for locals in Goa casinos from Mar

Locals domiciled in Goa would be debarred from entry to casinos in the state from March 1 onwards, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced here today. READ

Youth with red bacon car arrested in Anjuna

Five youths from Haryana and Delhi were arrested yesterday for misusing red beacon car in Goa, posing to be a minister. READ