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 achieving a tremendous amount of name and fame in their lifespan. Here I am telling you the story of one such young talented girl who despite facing the disability disorder from the age of 15 achieved a lot of accolades for her god gifted talent of singing.
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Goa; A state is known for its contrasting culture and significant values, is now seen producing youth, that withdraw themselves from their identity to follow the so called ‘Western Culture’, most even migrating after the 10th Grade. But is it only the clothing, lifestyle, and country that drives them towards drifting away from their homeland?
The up gradation of 229KM of major district roads and state national highways into the new National Highway will be intersecting several homes, religious places and commercial establishments in Goa and soon all those places coming in the way of new NH will be erased, said the sources. Based on the news published in the national daily TOI, Thousands of homes, a number of religious structures and commercial establishments may soon be demolished to make way for new national highways after the Union ministry of road transport and highways granted in-principle approval for upgrading 229km of major district roads (MDRs) and state highways in Goa to NH.
According to the sources, Leading actress Priyanka Chopra is all set to act and work in the film directed and written by debutant Suvrata Nasnodkar from Porvorim. The film is tagged 'Little Joe, Kahan Ho? '. is expected to be shot in Konkani as well as in Hindi. The movie will pay tribute to the legendary world famous cartoonists Mario Miranda and R. K Laxman.
Portugal is one of the major destination every Goan looks forward to reaching because Portugal is a door to the rest of EU (European Union) Countries for the Goans. As per the records, more than 40,000 Goans suppose to have registered their births in Portugal and more than double of that had already settled in Portugal and other EU countries. The blessings of the dual citizenship were bestowed upon the Goans by Portuguese before leaving this tiny state in the hands of India and every eligible Goan wants to take the advantage of the available privilege. In one such effort the discussions have reached the final stage of bearing fruits and once that is done, the Goa will get connected to Portugal by direct flight.
Goa is famous for the destination weddings and its quantum is quite high in the state. According to the sources, Goa gets around 800 high-end weddings per year which naturally generates the huge amount of revenue to the state. But now according to the new developments, the destination beach weddings will be restricted on the Goan beaches and it will not be allowed in the eco-sensitive zones anymore. This may result in many businesses getting affected due to the government decision but saving the beaches of Goa has become the priority of the state government now.
Why do we travel? We travel to explore, to learn new cultures and more importantly make new memories, and not just document every move we make, by clicking selfies and posting them online, on the various social media platforms we are connected to. Nowadays, people travel to feed their narcissistic self. Somewhere amidst the collision of widening global curiosity, runaway self-absorption and increasingly un-putdownable technology lurk a sense, that travel is losing its capacity to make us wonder. We often do the routine because well, it is a trend to be followed, right? Would you not like to be a trend setter instead of a follower? Here is a guide to travel like Goan, to get a real taste of Goa for what it really has to offer.
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.