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Here’s the Key Concern of Indian Expats Amid Pandemic

The thought of returning home from abroad after losing jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be a key concern for Indian Expats ,...

Here are Some Recommendations on Destinations Based on Popular Activities

While most of us have stayed at home for an extended period of time, people throughout India have kept themselves busy by picking up...

Children Vulnerable to Sexual Predators on Goa Beaches, Yoga Centres

Children are most vulnerable to sexual predators on social media platforms, beaches, and even yoga centres in Goa, a study has revealed. The study 'Sale...

No Need to Fear Formation of Containment Zones, Says Goa CM

With the Goa government setting up the state's second containment zone in the remote Ghodemal village of North Goa district after a number of...

Covid-19 Vaccine-Related Searches Highest in India in May, Reveals Google

Google on Monday revealed that vaccine-related searches reached a new record high and increased by over 190 per cent in India during the month...

95% Covid-19 Patients in Goa are asymptomatic, Shows Health Statistics

The Goa government has started special Covid-19 test centres to look after patients who are asymptomatic or who have mild symptoms of Covid-19 state...

Goa to Conduct Anti-Body Test of Air Passengers as Domestic Flights Resume

With domestic flights scheduled from May 25, the Goa government has written to the central government and the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)...

How The COVID Pandemic Pushed More Indians To Online Casinos

A lot of systems and structures have had to change since the coronavirus pandemic struck. Many Indians and people around the world have been...

NRI Commission of Goa to Create Database of Overseas Individuals Seeking to Return

Goa government's Non Resident Indian Commission on Tuesday, launched a campaign to reach out to the expats of Goan origin, primarily to create a...

Goa Coast in Danger with 2,800 Million Tonne Naphtha Floating Off the Coast

An abandoned tanker laden with 2,800 million tonne naphtha floating off the Goa Coast could spill its toxic content with a strong cyclone set...

Goa Tourism Department Giving Finishing Touches to its Anti-Litter Campaign

The Goa Tourism department is giving finishing touches to its anti-litter campaign, which is aimed at deterring tourists from creating nuisance on beaches and...

Goa CM: Nigerians Lead List of Foreigners Overstaying in Goa, Followed by Tanzanians, Russians

Nigerians top the list of foreign nationals who have overstayed in Goa, followed by Tanzanians, over the last three years, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant...

Goa Tourism to Ban Single-Use Plastic Items

The state government is looking to amend the Goa Non Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, for banning single use of plastic in the coastal state,...

Goa CM to Appoint Scientific Agency to Study Phenomenon of Beach Erosion

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that a scientific agency would be soon appointed to study the phenomenon of beach erosion which...

Goa May Make HIV Tests Mandatory Before Registration of Marriages

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday said that the coastal state's government was mulling making HIV tests mandatory before the registration of marriages. "We...

India: Garbage Crisis could Grip One of Goa’s Most Popular Beach

A garbage crisis could grip one of Goa's most popular beach at Calangute -- called the queen of beaches -- after the Corporation of...

Goa Church to Launch Cancer Prevention, Support System

The influential Roman Catholic Church in Goa, will on June 30 launch a cancer support network which will focus on prevention and support mechanisms. “‘CanSurvive’...

NGO Welcomes Ban on Smoking in Goa Government Offices

The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Wednesday welcomed a recent decision of the Goa Health Ministry to declare government offices and buildings in...

Goa’s Tourist Taxis at War Again with App-based Cabs

The recurring war between tourist taxi drivers of Goa versus operators of the state’s only app-based taxi service, Goamiles, saw a sudden spurt over...

Casinos Play Big Role in Promoting Tourism in Goa, Says Sanjay Dutt

Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt believes that casinos play a big role in promoting tourism in Goa. "It's very important I think. It (casinos) plays a big role in...

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Australia Rescuing Helpless Beached Whales

Rescuers of Australia are trying to save scores of beached whales on the shore in the state of Tasmania. Earlier this week, a pod...

Hydroponic Farm Method Making its way in India

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