Friday 24 May 2024

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Economy | Tourism

Shifting all casinos on-shore in 3 years; Goans to be debarred: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally spelt out his proposed policy on casinos, a classic U turn, from vehemently opposing any kind of casinos to now shifting the ‘offshore’ gambling on-the-shore. READ

Throw out Lamanis to protect Goenkarponn: Babu

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar has said the migrants like Lamanis need to be thrown out of Goa if they don’t adapt to Goenkarponn (Goan ethos and culture). READ

Shack owners threaten to show black flags to PM

Goa’s shack owners have threatened to show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, if shacks are not allotted to them when he comes to Goa on 13th November. READ

Cabral shifts hot air baloon to his constituency in South Goa

Goa Tourism has relaunched the operations of hot air ballooning, yet another adventure activity for the tourist season this year. READ

Russians voted from Goa for Parliamentary poll

Several Russians living in Goa cast their votes from the state in the election to their country's Lower House of Parliament, Duma. READ

Sunburn to shift from Goa to Mumbai or Delhi?

Promoters of Sunburn Festival on Saturday said they have kept the option open to shift the festival from Goa to Maharashtra or Delhi, if their proposal for this year on the same date and venue ... READ

Goa to find legal course to debar foreigners from running business

Goa government is planning to debar foreigners from running business in Goa, an international tourist destination. READ

Not Goa, TN is favourite destination of foreigners

Contrary to popular opinion, neither Goa, nor Kerala or even Jammu and Kashmir is the most popular tourist destination in India for foreign travellers. India's most popular state with foreign tourists is Tamil Nadu. READ

Ravi seeks ban on Nigerians, calls them Negroes

The central government should ban Nigerians from entering India, former Goa chief minister Ravi Naik has demanded, adding that the state does not need Nigerian tourists. READ

Kejri makes BJP leaders fight over drug trade of Goa

Whether Arvind Kejriwal's AAP will bloom or go bust in Goa in the upcoming assembly polls is a question with no fixed answer. READ