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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Pramod Sawant


Goa makes entry into state even harder, only Collectors can now give passes

April 03, 2020 9:04 pm

With the police manning eight check points, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that anybody trying to enter Goa from other roads can be arrested and slapped with sections under the law.

Goa CM says snag in new virology lab, minister says 'fully funtional'

March 31, 2020 11:15 pm

An hour after Sawan’s statement, Health Minister Viswajit Rane, however, said the "laboratory was fully functional" with four tests having taken place. They all tested negative, he added.

Lockdown: Goa stares at vegetable, medicine shortage

March 30, 2020 11:11 pm

With labourers missing and the borders closed, shops in Goa are unable to replenish their stock of medicines, fruits and vegetables.

Goa calls in CRPF, CM says ‘given free hand to enforce lockdown’

March 28, 2020 10:47 pm

With Goa still struggling to streamline the food delivery system, people in Goa continued to step out to fetch food and other eatables. The government insisted that they remain indoors, assuring that the delivery system will begin soon.

Goa CM to people: Don't step out, don't hide travel history

March 27, 2020 11:03 pm

The Chief Minister said that if any Goan returning home will be stamped at the borders and and send to home quarantine.”

Goa CM Pramod Sawant admits he didn't take Coronavirus threat seriously

March 23, 2020 10:03 pm

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, till March 20 continued to take corner meetings across Goa, while campaigning for Zila Panchayat elections, even as his government invoked the Epidemic Act a week prior.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant: Film scripts to be vetted before shoot permit

February 13, 2020 1:44 am

Pramod Sawant said scripts will have to be first shown to a committee and get vetted before permission for shooting is given.

Goa Assembly first to pass congratulatory motion for CAA: Pramod Sawant

February 04, 2020 5:33 pm

The state Assembly on Monday passed the motion congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for enacting CAA, amid a walkout by members of the opposition Congress and Goa Forward Party.

Goa tiger deaths: CM Pramod Sawant orders shifting of villagers

February 27, 2020 3:52 pm

The farmers arrested in connection with the incident have admitted that they buried the carcasses, but continue to deny their role in poisoning the animals.

Environment ministry keeps in abeyance its letter to Karnataka on Mahadayi project

December 18, 2019 5:35 pm

Goa and Karnataka are locked in a dispute over the sharing of Mahadayi waters, and Kalasa Banduri project aims at providing drinking water to three north Karnataka districts by diverting water from the Mahadayi.