The last few months have seen a burst of new craft gins—Terai, Samsara, Jin Jiji, Pumori, Tickle, and GinGin—and most of them are distilled in Goa.
The state government has not yet decided on the reopening of the casino industry and is discussing reopening of schools with all stakeholders.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel directed the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) to expedite the matter.
Goa chief Minister Pramod Sawant took to Twitter to announce he was COVID-19 positive.
Goa reported 16,553 COVID-19 cases as of August 30. This figure includes a death toll of 178, 3,646 active cases and 12,729 lakh patients who had recovered.
The new rules require all passengers landing in Goa to go for 14-day home or 14 days of paid institutional quarantine.
Football is our state game and through it, we will be pushing for tourism, said Goa Sports Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar.
The top court had on June 16 agreed to hear the plea filed by Girish Chodankar, President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, and issued notice on it.
Only people associated with essential services and those having medical emergencies will be allowed to move out during the curfew and lockdown, Pramod Sawant said.
Tourism activities resumed in Goa on Thursday, with 250 hotels with government permits opening their doors to domestic tourists.
The portal is part of a number of measures announced by the state government on Friday to help the industrialists and common people in the state recover from the situation created by COVID-19.
Board chairman Ramakrishna Samant said that the exact date of the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) exam result would be announced either on Monday or Tuesday.
Talking to PTI, Goa BJP spokesman Damu Naik claimed that over one lakh BJP workers are expected to attend the online rally that is scheduled to take place between 4 pm and 6.30 pm.
The state government had earlier allowed sale of liquor at wine shops. However, bars have not been allowed to function.
Temples and mosques will reopen on June 8 but churches will be allowed from June 13 in Karnataka
However, the coastal state will witness heavy to very heavy rainfall till June 3 because of the formation of a low- pressure area in the Arabian Sea, IMD's senior scientist Rahul Mohan said.
The depression has moved about 310 km southwest of Panjim (Goa), 570km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 800 km south-southwest of Surat (Gujarat), it noted
Cyclone 'Nisarga' will make landfall along the Maharashtra coast on Wednesday with high wind speed ranging up to 100-110 kmph and heavy rainfall in Mumbai as well as other coastal areas of the state.
He said the state had controlled the virus outbreak effectively and all cases now were of people who had come from outside. The state has 27 active cases.
Tourism is considered the backbone of Goa's economy. The state attracts a large number of domestic and foreign travellers.
The Goa government has allowed industrial estates to resume operations in the state in an attempt to restart economic activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The seven people, including three females, have been shifted to a hospital dedicated for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, Rane said.
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana is a relief package comprising insurance, dole, free rations and direct benefit transfer to help people amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says only those outsiders with medical emergencies would be allowed in Goa.
As per the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Goa government has already begun the process of bringing back the people from the state, who are stranded in parts of the country.