Friday 29 May 2015

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CM Parsekar supports golf course in Pernem

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said the state government has been supporting the setting up of a golf course by a private investor in his constituency. READ

Cong slams ministers for saying tourists come to Goa for drugs

Goa Congress has threatened to "throw cow dung on the face of ministers" who claim that tourists arrive in the state due to availability of drugs. READ

Indians beat the heat on Goan beaches

With mercury soaring to unbearable levels across the country, domestic holidayers are flocking Goa beaches to cool-off themselves lending a much-needed fillip to tourism sector in the picturesque state. READ

Govt decision on illuminating religious places draws flak

Years after illuminating several churches, temples and a mosque in the state, Goa government today decided not to foot their electricity bill anymore as an austerity measure, drawing flak from the opposition. READ

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