Thursday 23 March 2017

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Liquor shops in midland, hinterland to shut down, not towns or coastal

Which part of Goa will be affected the most with the Supreme Court ordering to shut down liquor outlets within 500 metres of national and state highways? The coastal belt of tourism, the midland or ... READ

SC bans liquor sale along highways from 1 Apr

The Supreme Court has directed all the state governments to clear all the liquor shops from state and national highways by 1st of April. READ

Send us home if getting ‘red’ industry to Goa for jobs is wrong: Parsekar

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said people of Goa can send the BJP home in the forthcoming election for getting ‘red’ category industries to Goa to create employment is wrong on their part. READ

Karnataka hit by cheap liquor from Goa, Andhra

Karnataka, which was earning good revenue hitherto through the sale of ‘cheap’ liquor outside the State, has been hit badly over the last few months, ever since Andhra Pradesh made a foray into the market. READ

Goa mulls banning drinking liquor in open places

The Goa government is considering banning consumption of liquor in public places to check nuisance, a senior official said here today. READ

Goa to have comprehensive liquor policy by Dec

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed that a comprehensive alcohol policy will be formulated by the year-end for the coastal tourist state. READ

Consuming liquor is Goa's culture: BJP

Goa BJP leader Dr Wilfred Mesquita has dismissed the possibility of Goa toeing the line of Kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner. READ

Feni in plastic jars may cause cancer

Consumption of feni, a type of liquor made exclusively in Goa, after its sustained storage in plastic jars, may prove highly detrimental as the spirit slowly turns carcinogenic and may cause cancer, experts said here ... READ

NCP slams Govt over liquor sale timing

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)has criticised Goa government's move to put a check on timings of liquor sale in the state. READ

Mixed reactions over reduced liquor sale timing

The Goa government’s reduction in timings for retail sellers of packaged liquor, bars and restaurants has invited mixed reaction from the tourism and hospitality sectors ahead of the new tourism season. READ