Category: Goa News Highlights

Hours after undergoing COVID-19 test, eight cops answer the call of duty

Panjim: Hours after undergoing test for COVID-19 and being advised to undergo 14-day self-quarantine, the eight policemen including a home guard at Patradevi check-post surprisingly reported back on duty early Saturday morning. What raised more concern is that their reports were still awaited and the department asked them to report at 8 am on Saturday. Fortunately, on Saturday evening, the […]

Send us home, migrants plead

Margao: Complaining about despair and uncertainty, the migrant labourers of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday pleaded with the State and Central governments to send them to their native places. Atleast 600 persons started walking to their natives after they were denied the facility to return. Many of the Bihar, UP and MP natives informed that they were […]

Guv urges Oppn to back govt in handling COVID-19 crisis

Panjim: Terming State’s lockdown as one of the best in the country, Governor Satya Pal Malik has asked Opposition to support the government, which is handling the COVID-19 crisis with high degree of professionalism. Governor has taken strong exception to news articles published in various newspapers, wherein the Opposition has called the Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant as “defective in […]

At least 317 arrive by 2 trains

Margao: Atleast 317 passengers disembarked from the Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi Rajdhani Express and the Delhi-Margao Rajdhani Express which arrived at the Margao Railway station on Saturday. All the 33 passengers who were on the Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi train were tested negative by evening. The samples of 282 passengers on the Delhi-Goa train were being tested till late night. However, there was a lot of […]

Health Min warns of action over leaked COVID-19 reports

Panjim: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday warned of action after confidential lab reports from Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) at Bambolim of all the seven COVID-19 positive patients were leaked on social media. Seven people, including an infant and two women, tested positive for coronavirus. Six people had travelled from Mumbai, while one is a driver of goods […]