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Sons of the soil return to Goa but not welcomed by the locals

416 Seafarers Arrives in Goa

Around 416 seafarers returned back to Goa from Italy, but they had to face the resistance of the locals. The fear of coronavirus has made locals behave irrationally against their own people. All the 419 seafarers were brought into the state in three different flights. According to the report published in the local daily Herald, …

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Another 154 seafarers reached Goa to be sent into institutional quarantine facility says CM

154 Seafarers return to Goa

Another set of 154 Goan seafarers have reached Goa today in the buses arranged by the state government, and all of them will be sent into the paid institutional quarantine facility set up and arranged by the Goa government. According to the sources, over 150 people from Goa, who returned to the state on Friday …

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Around 100 Goans stranded in Maldives seeking direct flight to Goa

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Goans stranded all over the world are trying to come back to their hometown, but the state government is not yet ready for the repatriation process. The Goans in Dubai have even posted a video on the social media giving the account of their situation in UAE, they have lost their jobs and had left …

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Around 3000 Goans stranded in different parts of country reached Goa via Road

3000 Stranded Goans

There are several thousands of Goans stranded across the world and still waiting for their return to Goa, but due to the closure of the Dabolim airport, they are unable to do so. meanwhile, the Goans stranded in the different parts of the country managed to reach Goa via road. According to the Goa CM, …

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Another 150 Seafarers set to arrive in Goa this week

150 seafarers arrives in Goa

Following the discharge of 61 seafarers from the institutional quarantine facility situated in Panaji Goa another 150 seafarers are set to arrive in the state this week, but this time they will be quarantined in south Goa. According to the reports, More than 150 Goan seafarers from two vessels anchored at Mumbai port and expected …

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Finally, Goan seafarers head back home finishing their 14 day quarantine at Ginger Hotel Panaji

Goa Seafarers going home

Around 61 Goan seafarers quarantined at Ginger hotel in Panaji has finally left for their homes following the completion of the 14 days institutional quarantine period. They have been asked to continue the home quarantine for the next 14 days with the quarantine stamps on their hands. According to the reports, health workers will keep …

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Now, thousands of Jobless NRI Goans wants to come back to Goa

NRI Goans in Gulf

The Coronavirus crises hit hard on the developed countries across the globe and many big companies have been forced to pull down their shutters. Goans working across the globe did not remain immune to this situation and now thousands of jobless NRI Goans wants to come back to Goa. According to the reports, the coronavirus …

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Senior Citizens Living alone in Goa Feeling the Heat of the Lockdown

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Prime Minister Modi had extended the nationwide lockdown till the 3rd May making the life more difficult of some of the most vulnerable sections of the society. The heat of the lockdown is more felt by the senior citizens living alone in Goa. Most of the elderly people live alone in Goa since their children …

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Around 100 Goan Seafarers Denied Entry In Goa due to COVID-19 Crisis

Goan Seafarers

The group of around 100 seafarers who arrived at MPT Goa on Thursday had been denied the entry into the state due to coronavirus threat and they have been asked to go to Mumbai for a checkup and follow 21 days quarantine procedure before coming back to Goa. The government said the seafarers from Goa …

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Renowned Chef Floyd Cardoz, Co-Owner of Bombay Canteen with Goan Roots Dies of Coronavirus

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In one of the shocking incidents, a well-known celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz died of Coronavirus on 25th March 2020 in New Jersey. He was the co-owner of the ‘Bombay Canteen’ and a famous Goan Restaurant ‘O Pedro’ in Mumbai. He was 59, when he breathed his last. He studied biochemistry before he switched to culinary …

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50 Goan Seafarers Stuck on Diamond Princess Cruise Ship hit by Corona Virus Onboard

The Corona Virus which started from China’s Wuhan city has slowly spread across the world and anything and everything that connects with the travel across the globe came under the scanner of the coronavirus. In one of the recent case of Cruise Ship being hit by the Coronavirus have discovered that there are several Goan Seafarers who work on the said Cruise-liner are stuck onboard of Diamond Princess.

Goans living in Karachi unable to come to Goa because of changes to Government Policies 

Goans living in Pakistan have, until now, been able to come to Goa without issue. However, due to Government policy changes, it’s becoming difficult for them to get visas to get into India. It may also be due to strained relations with Pakistan. They don’t even know when things might become easier so that they can visit their kin in Goa. 

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