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Go, Goa, Gone: Stories from a changing paradise — and a look at what the future portends
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Go, Goa, Gone: Stories from a changing paradise — and a look at what the future portends

When you speak to long-term residents of the state, you'll hear phrases like “Oh, but it’s not like it was in the old days…” It seems, however, that everyone has a different take on the evolution of Goa

Don't venture into sea till 14 October, Goa govt tells tourists as water level rises due to Cyclone Titli
India

Don't venture into sea till 14 October, Goa govt tells tourists as water level rises due to Cyclone Titli

Large tracts on beaches along Goa's coastline were submerged on Tuesday and Wednesday owing to the impact of Cyclone Titli as well as lunar influences.

Goa's lifeguard agency identifies 24 'no selfie' zones at beaches to curb drowning incidents
India

Goa's lifeguard agency identifies 24 'no selfie' zones at beaches to curb drowning incidents

In the wake of several incidents of drowning while clicking selfies at the beaches in Goa, the state-appointed lifeguard agency has identified 24 'no selfie' points along the coast.

Goa govt to deploy additional security on beaches to ensure nomads and hawkers don't 'disturb tourists'
India

Goa govt to deploy additional security on beaches to ensure nomads and hawkers don't 'disturb tourists'

The movement of Lamanis, members of a nomadic tribe, vagabonds and hawkers will be restricted on the state's beaches so that tourists are not disturbed, the Goa Assembly was told on Wednesday

Goa tourism is under threat from South East Asian crude oil
Economy

Goa tourism is under threat from South East Asian crude oil

Carcinogenic tar-balls hit Goa's coasts with alarming frequency.

Were Goa beaches target for LeT in 2008?
India

Were Goa beaches target for LeT in 2008?

Goa's beaches were in the cross hairs of suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terror suspect Nasir Raizuddin, being tried for the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts, Wikileaks has claimed citing a recently declassified US diplomatic cable.