Goa Beaches

  • 28 lakh tourists visited Goa last fiscal, a record high 15-05-2013 09:40 PM

    Panaji: A record 27.8 lakh tourists visited the coastal hot-spot of Goa in 2012-13, marking a 4 per cent increase over the previous year, official figures say. "Goa registered a record arrival of 27.8 lakh tourists for the year 2012-13, of which, 4.5 lakh were foreigners. The previous year saw...
  • Goa govt bans drinking liquor on beaches 24-04-2013 03:54 PM

    Panaji: Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches in a bid to curb littering and nuisance caused to women tourists. However, one can continue to enjoy drinks at designated places like beach shacks, Goa Tourism Director Nikhil Desai told reporters. "The ban has been imposed under Goa Tourist Places...
  • The Last Word: Media coverage of celebs' private lives 30-10-2010 08:18 AM

    In 'The Last Word', Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts how far should media go in covering the private lives of celebrities. ...
  • British tourist molested on Goa beach 01-10-2010 10:53 PM

    Panaji: A 27-year-old British woman was molested at the Arambol beach here on Friday evening, the police said. The accused has been arrested. The woman was bathing at the beach, around 40 km from here, when a youth from Maharashtra waded up to her and molested her, a senior police...
  • Beaches turn black every year: Goa govt 01-09-2010 05:26 PM

    Panaji: Over the past few days, tarballs have washed up along many South Goa beaches. But don't panic, says the state government, it happens every year. These days, vast stretches of the beaches are covered with thick oil washed ashore in the form of tarballs. Worried that the black...