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Out of these five states, Andhra Pradesh has been allowed to borrow Rs 2,525 crore, Telangana Rs 2,508 crore, Karnataka Rs 4,509 crore, Goa Rs 223 crore, and Tripura Rs 148 crore

A Goa court granted conditional bail to film producer Sam Bombay, who was arrested for allegedly molesting, threatening and assaulting his actor wife Poonam Pandey.

Poonam Pandey's husband has been arrested after she complained to police about being harassed and molested. The incident happened in Canacona village in south Goa where Pandey is currently shooting for a film.

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has tested positive for COVID-19.

Twenty three people, including three foreigners, were arrested after the crime branch raided a rave party where drugs were allegedly being used in North Goa district, police said on Sunday.

State chief minister Pramod Sawant said, "Janta Curfew' to be observed in the state from 8 pm to 6 am starting from today, till August 10, in view of rising COVID-19 cases. Only medical services will be allowed."

Tourists who test positive will be given the option of returning to their respective states or stay back in their pre booked hotels and get their treatment done.

For lockdown 5.0, the Centre is exploring ways to fulfill the demand of opening hotels, restaurants, beaches, etc. It is expected that the Union Government may come up with more relaxations which will kick start economic activities in the states.

Sawant stated that they are waiting for the Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines and if the State gets relaxation then guidelines will be issued for Goa accordingly.

"Goa government's agencies including the District Collectors, Police Department, Health Department and Konkan Railway Corporation Limited have coordinated for this process," he said.