Denied entry into Goa, family of three lives at Karnataka checkpost

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Goa: Private buses ask for Rs 3 lakh to drop migrants home

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With uncertainty and chaos around the return of migrant workers to their native states, private bus operators from Goa have been demanding Rs 3 lakh per bus to take workers employed by tourism stakeholders to Odisha, said sources.

Goa: Famed Pomburpa spring sees spurt of frolickers, locals call for ban on outsiders over coronavirus fears

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Goa: Looking to restart tourism after May 31, says CM Pramod Sawant

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Goa: Mollem residents spooked as ore truckers ‘roam’ in village

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Portuguese passport sought as few jobs in Goa: Class X paper

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In a major goof-up that has left the Goa Board shamefaced, a sentence in Saturday’s Class X English language paper stated that Goans are opting for Portuguese passports as it is difficult to get a job in the state without use of influence or bribing. By Sunday evening, the question paper had gone viral online and many, including NRI commissioner Narendra Sawaikar, called for the paper setter and chief of paper-setters' panel to be debarred from all public exam work in the future.

Goa hits double-digit milestone, sees highest single-day spike with 11 cases

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Goa’s count of active Covid-19 cases jumped from 39 to 47 in a day, as 11 train passengers tested positive for the novel coronavirus even as three patients were cured and discharged. “All (the 11) travelled by train from Maharashtra, and they are under treatment at the ESI (Covid) hospital,” said director of health services Dr Jose D’Sa.

In virtual space, netizens plan next holiday to Goa

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SEC flounders on SOPs, and Goa CM endorses the goof

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On Saturday when the state executive committee announced a set of extremely diluted protocols for domestic travellers, promptly tweeted by chief minister Pramod Sawant, it left Goans wondering if the state had floundered when it really mattered.

Celebrate Eid at home, avoid public gatherings: Goa police

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Goa police has appealed to Muslim brethren across the state to perform namaaz at home while celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, in view of the lockdown.

Goa: Fearing for students’ safety, councillor halts mining trucks

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Goa: Covid positive teen longs for Eid biryani with her ‘hospital family’

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It will be novel Eid without family and home-cooked delicacies for those who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus over the past week.

Slammed for ‘weak’ SOP, Goa issues another, but it’s not much stronger

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The state government on Sunday issued a revised standard operating procedure (SOP) for travellers entering the state. As per the new terms, all entrants to the state, irrespective of mode of transport, will have the option of providing a Covid negative certificate from a laboratory approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), to avoid being tested in the state.

Michael Lobo hits back at Rohan Khaunte over ‘quarantine’ jibe

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Refuting accusations of promoting quarantine tourism in his constituency, ports minister and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo hit back at Porvorim legislator Rohan Khaunte, and clarified that only a few hotels have been used as quarantine facilities.

Goa’s squash champ among 14 huddled on a ‘khatara’ from Mumbai

In 54 years

After a 75-day ordeal in Birmingham which has emerged as a coronavirus hotspot, Goa’s squash champion Yash Fadte thought his suffering would soon end as he boarded a flight to Mumbai on Saturday. Never did he imagine, though, that his ordeal, along with that of 13 other Goans on the same flight, had only just started.

Goa: Petal showers, free rides as 19,000 candidates answer Class X exam

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Goa: ‘We can neither eat nor drink, neither live nor die’

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Annual eyesore: Tar balls mar several beaches across Goa

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Tar balls have started surfacing on Goa’s coastline, as several stretches of beaches in Pernem, Salcete and Canacona witnessed deposits of the oily, sticky residue turning their shores black on Thursday.

Goa: 1,500 seafarers to return on charters, ships

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Goa: ‘Shell out Rs 2,000 for Covid-19 test or choose 14-day home quarantine’

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