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9 COVID-19 patients recover

PANJIM, May 27 -- Nine COVID-19 patients recovered on Tuesday, bringing down the active cases to 39. No positive cases were reported, however, six suspects were kept in hospital isolation on Tuesday. ... Read More


Separate SOP for Maharashtra

PANJIM, May 27 -- Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that there will be a separate standard operating procedure (SOP) for Maharashtra, as 90 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in Goa are from... Read More


Train service resumption saw 850% rise in COVID-19 cases in Goa

PANJIM, May 27 -- Goa reported an over 850 per cent rise in COVID-19 positive cases following the partial resumption of passenger train services since May 13. The State ranks second, only after Mahara... Read More


Reinventing Goa Tourism for the challenge ahead

PANJIM, May 26 -- Whether we admit it or not, there are websites offering hotel rooms for rent in Goa for the current period and flight tickets are extremely expensive, all signs that tourism is not s... Read More


GOA POSITIVE

PANJIM, May 26 -- IN AN ATMOSPHERE OF GLOOM, THERE ARE A LOT OF POSITIVE THINGS HAP-PENING IN GOA. THIS 'POSITIVE' GIVES US HOPE IN THE TIME OF COVID. OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS, WE WILL PICK OUT STORIES... Read More


MAKING MAGIC WITH BAMBOO

PANJIM, May 26 -- One of the age-old arts practiced in Goa is bamboo and crane craft introduced by the 'Mahar' community artisans, who produced 'patlo' (cane basket) for fishermen and farmers. Sambaji... Read More


Has Goa "landed" in trouble?

PANJIM, May 26 -- Some days it is a sprint and others a slow and steady crawl. Oh yes, make no mistake the numbers are increasing every day. Internationally India is now the 10th most affected country... Read More


Another positive case, total active cases 48

PANJIM, May 26 -- With another positive case of a bus traveller from Mumbai on Monday, the State's tally of active cases now stands at 48. So far the State has 67 confirmed cases, 19 recoveries and 4... Read More


Most travellers opt for home quarantine

PANJIM, May 26 -- A majority of people who arrived on domestic flights and trains on Monday have opted for home quarantine and not TrueNAT testing. Health Secretary Nila Mohanan, in her daily media b... Read More


Letters to the editor (26 May 2020 )

PANJIM, May 26 -- The SSC paper furore In the midst of furore over a question in English paper, it becomes necessary to pay attention to the context. It was a conversation between two individuals and... Read More