Jun 01, 2021 03:36 PM IST
The Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development (GIPARD) is currently working out the nuances of the premarital counselling course and its format.
- May 26, 2021 09:12 AM IST
The appeal was amended earlier this week, to bring the 537-page judgment of May 21 on record.
- May 25, 2021 10:21 PM IST
On May 21, a sessions court in Goa had acquitted Tejpal of the charge of sexually assaulting a former woman colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in the state in 2013.
- Apr 09, 2021 10:13 AM IST
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Thursday that the central Act was harsh on motor vehicle users and considering the current pandemic situation, the state government has decided to keep on hold its implementation.
- Feb 01, 2021 05:34 PM IST
Goa is celebrating 60 years of liberation from Portuguese rule this year and had sought Rs 100 crore from the Centre to fund its plans for year-long celebrations. The state got an unexpected windfall in the Union Budget 2021-22 with the FM’s Rs 300 crore allocation.
- May 27, 2020 05:21 PM IST
A woman returning to Goa from Mumbai had complained of burning sensation after she was stamped at the Patradevi check post, but the officials posted there had played down her concerns and asked her to apply sanitiser to subside the pain.
- Jan 15, 2020 12:28 PM IST
Talking to reporters here, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee chief Girish Chodankar alleged that the BJP-led state government was "insensitive" towards issues raised by the opposition due to which there was discontent among people.
- Dec 02, 2019 10:15 AM IST
"Those holding the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card should be more concerned about what is happening in Portugal or London. Leave Goa to us, we are here to take care of it. We know you love Goa, but be positive about the state. Don't create roadblocks," the minister said.
- Dec 19, 2017 03:07 PM IST
"From May 30 next year, there will be a complete ban on plastic in the state. We are making this announcement in advance so that all those who have made it as their economic activity should not complain at the last minute," he said.
- Dec 03, 2017 03:07 PM IST
Goa's town and country planning minister Vijai Sardesai, on his return from a tour of Dubai today, told reporters near here that Goans living overseas said that at times their properties in the beach state were sold by fraudulent means without they being aware of it.
- Nov 05, 2017 06:53 PM IST
Parrikar made this announcement during a press conference last evening where he had presented the detailed analysis of the spending of the state during the current fiscal.
- Jun 23, 2017 09:47 AM IST
"The proposal for setting up the regional cancer centre at GMCH was pending for last one year. We have located the file and state health secretary will be signing the Memorandum of Understanding with the Centre over this project in next 8-10 days," Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said.
- Nov 04, 2016 07:46 AM IST
A four-tier GST tax structure of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent that aims to lower tax incidence on most goods and keep out essential items was decided by a high-powered council in Delhi -- a major breakthrough for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from April 1 next year.
- Jun 01, 2016 06:14 PM IST
Goa Government brought down the Value Added Tax on petrol to 15 percent from 20 percent and it will now cost Rs 59.10 per litre in the state, a day after the Centre hiked the prices of petrol and diesel
- Apr 28, 2016 12:48 PM IST
After getting consistently poor response for e-auctioning, the department had slashed the minimum earnest money deposit (EMD).
- Apr 08, 2016 07:52 AM IST
"United Breweries Limited located at Bethora Industrial Estate of Goa had submitted a proposal to increase the capacity of its plant by 25 percent," a senior official of Goa Investment Promotion Board (GIPB) told PTI.
- Mar 18, 2016 10:48 AM IST
The scheme is meant to provide benefit to senior citizens, widows and physically challenged people who are provided with a monthly remuneration by the government.
- Mar 16, 2016 09:56 AM IST
Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told reporters yesterday that the government will table the crucial Economic Survey report during the next session of the state Assembly.
- Mar 08, 2016 01:00 PM IST
"While on one side we are appealing investors to come to Goa, if we shut down the casinos before giving them an alternate site, it would send a wrong signal," Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told PTI today.
- Dec 15, 2015 11:44 AM IST
The Investment Promotion Board (IPB) which met here yesterday under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar approved the proposals.
- Dec 15, 2015 11:42 AM IST
"The proposal has major thrust on eco-mobility, public transport system and improvement of conservation zones," Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation's Managing Director Sanjith Rodrigues told reporters here last evening.
- Sep 16, 2015 02:26 PM IST
"MMTC, being a pioneer in export of various minerals for the last five decades, has volunteered its service to assist the Goa government to dispose of the large chunk of iron ore lying along various operational areas of mines, jetties and the port," according to an official release today.
- Aug 21, 2015 08:17 PM IST
Construction and engineering major Gammon India had reported standalone net loss of Rs 187.50 crore for the first quarter ended June 30 on poor sales and higher finance cost.
- Aug 19, 2015 04:49 PM IST
The Supreme Court, in its verdict that had lifted the stay on the iron ore extraction activity, has allowed the state government to e-auction the ore which was lying at various places including mining leases, jetties among others.
- Aug 18, 2015 01:49 PM IST
Representatives of steel manufacturing mills from China's Jiangsu province and Tangshan area are currently in Goa to have discussions with officials of Vedanta's subsidiary, Sesa Iron ore.