Goa Tourism Development Corporation an autonomous body of the Department of Tourism has made it once again and this time its hattrick. Three awards in a line back to back. According to the sources in GTDC, It is a proud moment for Goa Tourism to be honored with a hat-trick of awards in three different categories during the last two weeks. Goa Tourism bagged the prestigious Best Conference Destination Award at IITM, Pune, Best Wedding Destination by Travel + Leisure India and Favorite Indian Leisure Destination by Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Travel Awards 2016.
Like all over India, Goans also celebrated the festival of Diwali in its distinctive way. Every small community and villages burnt the giant-size effigies of demon Narkasur to cleanse their souls and surroundings and hoped their coerced existence in slushy corrupt public life would end soon. At least that is what was fond hope of every Goan when they collectively and wholeheartedly gave reins of power to Parrikar led BJP Government in 2012.
Aryan is a very well known name in Goa. He started his career with BIG FM radio as an RJ (Radio Jockey) in 2007 and slowly went to become a TV artist and Goan film star. Highly attractive looking personality with the height of around 6ft and very powerful voice made Aryan a perfect choice […]
Goa has an ocean of talent. Goans have gone places in various fields of art and culture. Music is running in the blood of Goans. Goan musicians have contributed a lot to the Indian music industry in Bollywood. When we talk about Goa and music the first name that flashes into our mind is Lata […]
This is the story of the visionary book-worm who slowly and steadily went up to becoming the king of book world in Goa. Today no one can match the amount of books he has in his St. Inez store spread up into 6000 sq ft area. The journey to this was not easy for him. […]
Following the Modi government’s demonetisation drive the concept of the cashless transaction was announced by Indian Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar while on his visit to Goa. The defense Minister said that Goa will be the first state to go completely cashless by the end of December. The preparations for the same have already been started in Goa by GTDC by putting its first foot ahead in this direction. According to the sources, the Goa Tourism Development Corporation will be the first government organization in Goa to go 100% cashless.
The nationwide transporter’s “BANDH” (strike) on 2nd September 2015, was initiated by the trade unions of India while the states which have BJP ruling government had decided to stay away from it. Bandh had received the mixed response in Goa, as a government made sure that the offices and the state-run buses would ply on […]
Hotel Fidalgo, undoubtedly the best hangout place in the town is organizing the Bengali Food Festival from 1st till 15th October 2016. The festival will take place at the multi-cuisine restaurant “Chilli and Spice”. Hotel Fidalgo keeps organizing the food festivals on the regular interval. The centrally located business hotel is having the five food outlets out of which the Chilli and Spice is most visited food outlets by the guests.
Beginning with a fresh orange mocktail, I was served with one surprise after another as India’s popular chef an entrepreneur, Sanjeev Kapoor opens his restaurant chain ‘The Yellow Chilli’ which made its debut in the fun-loving state of Goa on June 13, 2016. Located in the largest mall of Goa, Mall De Goa in the legislature capital Porvorim, the 84 cover ‘The Yellow Chilli’ was inaugurated by Sanjeev Kapoor at a grand launch yesterday.
Indie looks are so hot right on- but not desi or rustic in anyway, the key is to look Indie Chic and yet retain the contemporary feel of the moment- Truth be told the ‘WOMANIYA’ look is just what the style doctor ordered. I’m personally a big fan of this look and have been anyway […]
It was a cunning move on the part of the then actual and now de facto Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to refer the issue of Dual Citizenship to Home Ministry at center. In doing so, he has converted already resolved issue into potentially explosive communal controversy for petty political gains. No wonder the dried hay […]
Kafala System is unlikely to find mention in higher middle-class drawing rooms of Indian Metros. Most of them would have just returned from their overseas sojourn in fancy western destinations having blown off sizeable foreign exchange; a small price to escape draconian Indian summer. Most often their bright offspring, being robbed rightful opportunity due to […]
Once, in rare expansive mood, Manohar Parrikar then Goa CM remarked that, he is at pains to see the long queue of Goans, outside Portuguese consulate seeking Portuguese passport. Little did he do, to halt this silent rejection by average Goans, of the state of affairs in their home land under his tutelage. At first […]
Milind is a small town boy from Ponda who runs an InfoTech company called Genora InfoTech at Verna Industrial Estate. It may be difficult to believe that this 26 years young boy could also run a business that too was funded by him entirely with no business background or financial support. But it is true, […]
Parents always try to make sure that their children achieve great heights in their life and in pursuit of that they start finding out the best possible avenue for them. Many of us try to project our own unfulfilled desires and ambitions into our children and forced them to do something they never liked to. […]
Some are born with a disability while some come across it accidently in the normal course of life. Disability may be a constraint for some while for others it can be the source of stimulation which enables them to achieve something beyond the expectation of this world. There are many examples of the disabled people […]
This is the story of 22-year-old Chaitanya Malik who is an engineering graduate from Goa Engineering College, Farmagudi. Hailing from Pernem village in North Goa, this young lad always had an inclination towards the agricultural activities right from the inception. According to him his father is an associate professor at PES College in Farmagudi and […]
There are various examples now a day whereby the movies are made on the true life stories of people. Making the film on the life of the person who is well known and achieved the tremendous name and fame is very common today. But making the movie on the life of someone that been barely […]
Konkani film industry has just started spreading its tentacles in Goa with some really good quality movies been produced recently by the new generation producers. Though the budgets were small but due to its quality content most of them did well at the box office. Some even managed to get their place in international film […]