IMA Goa unit doctors hold a two hour long token hunger strike

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Medical practitioners under the banner of Indian Medical Associations (IMA) Goa unit held a two hour long token hunger strike outside Raj Bhavan’s main gate to highlight the violence against doctors and punishment to prevent the violence should be strictly implemented. The hunger strike began at 8 am on Tuesday and ended with the doctors…

CM Parrikar wishes Goans on Dusshera and urges them to avoid using plastic bags

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On the occasion of Dussehra, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday wished Goans and urged them to avoid using plastic bags. “Let us celebrate the victory of good over evil by taking a small step towards a clean Goa, carry your own shopping bag and avoid using plastic,” Parrikar tweeted. Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami, marks…

Parrikar: Drinking alcohol in public places to be soon banned in Goa, notification in regards by Oct-end

Ban on drinking alcohol in public

Goa government may soon ban drinking of alcohol in public places in order to curb nuisance caused by people under the influence of alcohol. Chief Minister informed reporters about the move on the sidelines of a ‘Swachch Bharat’ function yesterday. “We need to come out with the notification banning drinking of liquor in public places….

Indian Navy’s all-woman team sets sail to circumnavigate the globe from Goa

India’s first full-time woman Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off  ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ today. The expedition aims to circumnavigate the globe. An all-woman team of the Indian Navy is attempting the feat, a first of its kind from India. Former Defence Minister and the current Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar attended the ceremony. The expedition is…

Goa mulling over a ban on glass bottles in beach areas

glass bottles ban

In an effort to curb pollution and enhance safety, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has asked his officials to seek a way to ban glass bottles on state’s beaches. It was suggested by the shack owners. “Considering the demand from beach shack operators to ban supply of drinks in glass bottles on the beaches, the…

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launches an online public grievance system


Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has launched an  online public grievance system on today. The citizens can now submit their grievances online without having to visit the government offices. Grievance can be registered against any government department or organisation. The portal at went live at 10 am after CM Parrikar along with IT Minister Rohan…