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, here is the story of our young Goan Milind Prabhu, passed out of the Goa Engineering College, who began his journey by coding few programs and created a business out of it.
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The HOLI is celebrated in north India with lots of enthusiasm and fun. In Goa, HOLI is celebrated as part of the SHIGMO festival which is 14 days festival celebrated in all over the Goa in phase manner. But following the trend of north India the new generation celebrates HOLI on the first day. There are many events organised by the various event companies, hotels and resorts in Goa during the Holi day.
Overcharging customers for the packaged drinking water, Aerated water and bottle of Beer is a common trend across the country and Goa being one the major tourism destination in India has not been spared from this malpractice done by the retail outlets or hoteliers. According to the new development in the Maharashtra, the Legal Metrology Organisation (LMO) has warned all the hoteliers to not to get involved in such malpractice or else they may have to pay for it.
After the people’s mandate went against the ruling government in 2017 polls, it was ethically suggested to step down in complete dignity and make way for the another party with the mandate, but completely opposite happened in the case of Goa. With less than one-third of seats in their account BJP under the leadership of Former RM had decided to form the government in Goa knowing the fact that it will be a dependent government, said Mr. Velingkar. According to him, the People of Goa are not happy with this, in fact, the Mentor of BJP himself criticizing the move of senior leaders of the Saffron Party. RSS Chief of Goa Subhash Velingkar has severely criticized the move of Parrikar calling it unethical.
Although the story of Goans being migrated to Pakistan and taking up their nationality has come up in the media recently with the term “Enemy”, but in reality, the migration of Goans to Pakistan started long back in 1820. According to the sources, the Portuguese invasion of Goan goes back into the 15th century but the real transition of Goans (of Portuguese-Hindu pedigree) from one place to another, from Goa to Bombay, to Karachi, to Africa and other continents started, realistically speaking, sometime in 1820. When the British eyed Karachi as a future city of trade, commerce, leisure and strategy, and with Charles Napier occupying Sind, the advent of Goans in Karachi (Kurrachee) had begun. They came in dhows and anchored at the threshold of the city's two 'gates' - Kharadar (Salty Door) and Mithadar (Sweet Door).
GTDC has launched two special initiatives in Mandrem on Thursday with the auspicious hands of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar. The GTDC claims that the above initiatives will boost the adventure tourism and pilgrimage tourism in Pernem Taluka, North Goa. Mr. Parsekar launched motorized paragliding at Mandrem beach followed by the laying of the foundation stone for the development of the Shri Dev Sapteshwar Bhagwati Pramukh Panchayatan Devasthan.
Leanne Alcasoas is pursuing her career in the field of Architecture at Bangalore. After completing her graduation in Architecture from the College of Architecture in Goa, Leanne decided to shift her base to Bangalore in search of the better prospects. But she is completely attached to Goa and she keeps coming back home as and when she gets time from her busy schedule to be with her family and savour her favourite fish curry rice. Although Leanne is an Architect by profession she has the passion for the modeling and she had bagged the Title of Ms. India International 2016 held at Titos Goa. I met Leanne to find out more about her passion and her profession.
Goans have done the innumerable amount of contribution in the field of arts and culture, not alone in India but rest of the world. The world recollects Goa for its pristine beaches, Fish curry rice & Caju Feni but in reality, Goa has much more to offer to the world. Goa is a land of talent, culture, and traditions. Many world-renowned talents have born on this soil and their contributions have crossed the geographical boundaries. Goa is not only about beaches, fish curry, and Feni but it is also about the people and their contributions.
My name is Anthony Gonsalves is one of the most famous songs that was picturized on the superstar of Indian film industry, Shri Amitabh Bachchan Ji, in an epic movie “Amar Akbar Anthony” but how many of you know that the song was a tribute from Shri Pyarelal Ji (Laxmikant – Pyarelal duo) to the legendary Goan composer and the music arranger of the Indian music industry, Bab Anthony Gonsalves. Mr. Anthony Gonsalves lived his life away from the limelight of Bombay film industry, in a small scenic village of Majorda, near Margao in south Goa. He was the first and the only person from Goa to receive the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Although he has done a big contribution towards the Indian industry of Music but very few people in Goa are aware of this fact. This story is a tribute of Incredible Goa to Mr. Anthony Gonsalves.