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Tourism body urges Goa government to allow chartered flights from 'safe' places(Photo by Sarang Pande on Unsplash)

Tourism body urges Goa government to allow chartered flights from 'safe' places

PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 07:46 PM IST
While suspension of international commercial passenger flight services have been extended till March 31, tourism body in Goa suggests government to form travel bubbles with Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, other CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, the UK, Poland and Finland
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Mouni Roy gives loungewear a sexy twist in tie and dye tee-joggers with jacket(Instagram/amaeeraandvannia)
Mouni Roy gives loungewear a sexy twist in tie and dye tee-joggers with jacket(Instagram/amaeeraandvannia)

Mouni Roy gives loungewear a sexy twist in tie and dye tee-joggers with jacket

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:04 PM IST
  • Mouni Roy is the new millennial trendsetter and these pictures of her in cool and fast fashion of tie and dye loungewear are proof
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Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)

Goa government earmarks 5 crore for apprenticeship training scheme

PTI, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:35 AM IST
The official said that under this scheme, the state aims to train 2,500 youths in a year, which will provide employment opportunities to them.
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Police said Krishan was a drug addict who even supplied drugs to fund his addiction.(Shutterstock)
Police said Krishan was a drug addict who even supplied drugs to fund his addiction.(Shutterstock)

Pandemic effect: Goa sees 33% fewer narcotics cases in 2020, lowest since 2016

By Gerard de Souza, Panaji
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 05:27 PM IST
  • The state recorded over 200 cases registered per year across 2018 and 2019 and saw the figure fall to 148 across 2020.
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Goa to host two carnival parades amid Covid-19 pandemic(Unsplash)
Goa to host two carnival parades amid Covid-19 pandemic(Unsplash)

Goa to host two carnival parades amid Covid-19 pandemic

PTI, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Instead of six, Goa will be hosting only two carnival parades this year on February 13 and 14 in Panaji and Margao in South Goa due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is the first time in the history that only two parades will be held in the coastal state.
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Mira Rajput’s sultry maroon bikini, sheer cape are beachwear goals this summer(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput’s sultry maroon bikini, sheer cape are beachwear goals this summer(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput’s sultry maroon bikini, sheer cape are beachwear goals this summer

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 02:00 PM IST
  • Is it summer already? Mira Rajput’s throwback picture from her Goa vacation will not let us believe otherwise as she flaunts a jaw-dropping bikini body by the pool side in a maroon swimsuit layered with a multicoloured cape and we can’t help but add it to our fashion stash now
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Sea cage culture will be promoted in Goa, the Union Minister added.(Pixabay)
Sea cage culture will be promoted in Goa, the Union Minister added.(Pixabay)

Goa can be India's fisheries hub, 400 cr investment discussed with CM

ANI, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 03:46 PM IST
"It will lead to an increase in the export of fishes from the state. To be started with 1000 cages, along with the state's fisheries department," said Union Minister.
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Goa has been locked in over 15-year-old battle with Karnataka over the diversion of the Mahadayi River, referred to as the Mhadei or Mandovi .(HT Photo)
Goa has been locked in over 15-year-old battle with Karnataka over the diversion of the Mahadayi River, referred to as the Mhadei or Mandovi .(HT Photo)

Mhadei water diversion issue: Goa, Karnataka to follow SC's judgment

ANI, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 09:00 AM IST
While the river runs 28.8 km in Karnataka, it is over 50 km in length in the state of Goa. Goa, Karnataka are battling out a two-decade-long dispute over the sharing of the Mhadei waters.
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Mira Rajput wear <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10k dress(Instagram/masabagupta and mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput wear 10k dress(Instagram/masabagupta and mira.kapoor)

Pretty postcard from Goa: Mira Rajput is vacation fashion goals in 10k dress

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 02:01 PM IST
  • During her recent Goa vacation with Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput wore a stunning monochrome drape dress and channelled her inner Moira Rose from the famous TV show Schitt's Creek.
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Mira Rajput sets Shahid Kapoor swooning over her 'magic' in abstract print dress(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput sets Shahid Kapoor swooning over her 'magic' in abstract print dress(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput sets Shahid Kapoor swooning over her 'magic' in abstract print dress

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:34 PM IST
  • Mira Rajput Kapoor sets the Internet on fire with her latest glimpse of Goa vacay in an abstract print bustier and draped skirt by the beach and even Shahid Kapoor can’t help but throw mushiness in the air like confetti
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Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari(HT Photo)
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari(HT Photo)

Goa nearing complete normalcy after Covid-19 outbreak: Governor Koshyari

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:05 PM IST
In his address, the governor said the state has suffered a lot in terms of socio-economic and infrastructure development taking a backseat in the Covid-19 times.
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“We also explained to them that these are tiger habitats, thick forests and biodiversity hotspots and that they should be preserved and cared for. We are opposed to all the three projects because it will be damaging to the ecosystem,” Kerkar said.(Manoj Kumar/HT Photo. Representative image)
“We also explained to them that these are tiger habitats, thick forests and biodiversity hotspots and that they should be preserved and cared for. We are opposed to all the three projects because it will be damaging to the ecosystem,” Kerkar said.(Manoj Kumar/HT Photo. Representative image)

Mollem project: Board passed clearances in haste

By Gerard de Souza, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:13 AM IST
Rajendra Kerkar, who called on the Central Empowered Committee (CEC), which is currently on a site visit to Goa, said that the members were surprised after the meeting to note the minutes mentioned that the projects were ‘recommended by the Board’.
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Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:16 PM IST
  • Snuggle but with fashion and Mira Rajput Kapoor, in a knit cape with a high neck, shows us how to keep the finger firmly placed on the sartorial pulse this cosy winter season
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Union minister Shripad Naik outside the Goa Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Union minister Shripad Naik outside the Goa Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)

Nearly 10 days after accident, minister Shripad Naik briefly brought out of ward

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:26 PM IST
Naik, 68, was on his way from Yellapur to Gokarna in Karnataka on January 11 when the accident took place. The minister's wife Vijaya and personal assistant were killed in the accident.
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Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list(Pexels)
Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list(Pexels)

Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:24 PM IST
  • A vacation on a beach can solve every problem, at least for the time being. Goa has become the celebrity-favourite vacation spot as after Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor ringing in their New Year, Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor are also taking a quick vacation there. Here are 5 places that should be on your must-visit list if you are craving for some beach time.
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Mira Rajput in Goa(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput in Goa(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput's Goa look is about bikinis and Princess Jasmine inspired outfits

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:56 PM IST
  • Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor are currently holidaying in Goa and the mother-of-two is flaunting her enviable curves in some of the most fabulous beach wear. Their pictures are making us crave for a vacation as well.
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Shilpa Shetty Kundra's favourite fitness routine releases pent up stress | Watch(Instagram/simplesoulfulapp)
Shilpa Shetty Kundra's favourite fitness routine releases pent up stress | Watch(Instagram/simplesoulfulapp)

Shilpa Shetty Kundra's favourite fitness routine releases pent up stress | Watch

By Zarafshan Shiraz
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:24 PM IST
  • Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s Monday motivation for a healthy lifestyle is all about getting set for the day with a liberated mind free of stress and these are the exercises that make up her fitness routine to rejuvenate | Watch
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Goa’s collective decision not to build the Indian Institute of Technology bears a profound lesson for the world.(Unsplash)
Goa’s collective decision not to build the Indian Institute of Technology bears a profound lesson for the world.(Unsplash)

Has Goa become moral compass for the world?

By Bharati Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:51 AM IST
The local people of Melauli village don’t want potentially well-paying jobs working at IIT, they don’t want to leave agriculture. They want to nurture the land. They want to continue belonging to the land, the water, the forests. They are asking to live a low carbon footprint.
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Around 19,000 frontline workers have registered to be vaccinated.(AP file photo)
Around 19,000 frontline workers have registered to be vaccinated.(AP file photo)

Vaccination drive kicks off in Goa, 700 recipients on the first day

By Gerard de Souza, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:18 PM IST
The vaccination drive has been launched at seven centres in Goa with 700 health workers scheduled to be vaccinated on the first day.
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On Friday, elected representatives from the neighbouring villages in Sattari submitted a formal request to Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant asking him to shift the project elsewhere.(PTI/ File photo)
On Friday, elected representatives from the neighbouring villages in Sattari submitted a formal request to Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant asking him to shift the project elsewhere.(PTI/ File photo)

After protests, Goa CM announces relocation of IIT project from Melaulim

By HT Correspondent, Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:18 AM IST
The decision caps more than six months of protests largely by the residents of Melaulim village who had refused to concede land and had set up a blockade at the entrance to the site refusing to allow government surveyors to enter the village to demarcate the land.
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File photo: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(PTI)
File photo: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(PTI)

As protest against IIT garners support, Goa CM offers parley but with condition

By HT Correspondent, Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 08:05 PM IST
  • CM Sawant’s statements come even as the villagers protesting against the IIT project have hardened their stance.
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. ((@VPSecretariat/Twitter Photo))
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. ((@VPSecretariat/Twitter Photo))

'30 govts in 57 years': Vice prez questions frequent change in Goa's leadership

UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:51 PM IST
  • “This results in negative perceptions. The question I would like to raise is would Goa have done better with better political stability?” Naidu asked.
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The villagers, who had besieged the local Valpoi police station on Wednesday, too decided to call off a fresh protest.
The villagers, who had besieged the local Valpoi police station on Wednesday, too decided to call off a fresh protest.

Cops book protesters, Cong leaders for rioting

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:56 AM IST
On Thursday, the Goa Police filed FIRs against a person identified as Vishwesh Prabhu and other unnamed persons for inciting, rioting and preventing government officials from conducting their duties, along with some Congress leaders.
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File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)

J-K cadre of IAS, IPS and IFoS officers merged with AGMUT

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The notification said the officers borne or allocated to AGMUT cadre shall function in accordance with the rules framed by the central government.
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Women chose to lie down on the path leading to the proposed site for IIT-Goa campus on Wednesday.(HT photo)
Women chose to lie down on the path leading to the proposed site for IIT-Goa campus on Wednesday.(HT photo)

Violence erupts as police, villagers clash over proposed IIT-Goa campus

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:34 PM IST
While no one was seriously injured, several villagers complained of having been struck by police lathis and tear gas shells. They are protesting against the campus proposed in a forested area
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Goa Chief Minister has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed in March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.(Yahoo)
Goa Chief Minister has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed in March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.(Yahoo)

Goa’s Aguada jail to be revamped as tourist spot by March: CM

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed in March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.
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Kartik Aryan and Janhvi Kapoor are working together in Dostana 2.(varinder chawla)
Kartik Aryan and Janhvi Kapoor are working together in Dostana 2.(varinder chawla)

Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan return from Goa holiday, Khushi Kapoor too spotted with them at airport, see here

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:11 AM IST
Actor Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan, rumoured of being a couple, were seen at the airport on their return from Goa. The two are working together on their film, Dostana 2.
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File photo: Bombay High Court .
File photo: Bombay High Court .

‘Exorbitant? Go for govt facilities’: HC on petition seeking cap on Covid-19 charges in private hospitals

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:10 PM IST
The High Court accepted the Goa government’s contention that “if any persons find the rates unaffordable, it is always open to such persons to avail of the government facilities - free of charge.”
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Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor spotted chilling in Goa.
Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor spotted chilling in Goa.

Rumoured couple Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor spotted holidaying in Goa, see viral picture

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Rumoured couple Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor were spotted chilling together in Goa. See a viral picture of the two here.
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Shilpa Shetty does breathing exercise in Goa(Instagram/theshilpashetty)
Shilpa Shetty does breathing exercise in Goa(Instagram/theshilpashetty)

Shilpa Shetty does breathing exercise in Goa: It helps maintain healthy balance between calm and chaos

By Nishtha Grover | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:45 PM IST
It is never easy to go back to your normal routine after a long holiday but fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty recently revealed the way she does it. The actor posted a video of herself doing a breathing exercise and shared its benefits as well.
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