Ankit Salgaonkar, the 24-year-old lad from Chapora village in Goa, is apparently the youngest RTI activist of Goa. He runs a small General Store in Anjuna. His first confrontation with the corruption started way back in last year when he visited the RTO office in Mapusa in regards to the transfer of his vehicle and that experience apparently changed his whole life.
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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 for the Goan filmmakers. The talent runs in Aryans blood. All his family members are connected with the various fields of art. No doubt that Aryan has fetched all those in his genes. We say that an artist is the one who has born with the qualities and in the case of Aryan this fits well.
The term of Guru, which means the teacher has originated in India. With the civilization, that is as old as 5000 years makes India one of the oldest civilization in the world. India is also considered to be an origin of Yoga which was practiced by the sages in India. But as the power of Yoga spread across the world, many foreigners realized the value of it and now the foreigners practice Yoga and also teaches the same to Indians.
Based on her holiday plan to Indian Ms. Danielle McLaughlin had arrived in Goa on Thursday, 23 February 2017 and on her arrival, she had put up in the North Goa at Arambol Beach. According to the sources, the reason behind traveling to Canacona was the celebration of Holi (The Festival of Colours) and as per her plans, she came down to Canacona on the 12th March which was the Holi day.
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 seventh edition of Goa Arts and Literature Festival is by far the biggest, broadcast and most spectacular literary gathering to take place in Goa from 8th to 12th December 2016. Goa Arts and Literature Festival 2016 Inaugural Programme, OPEN AND FREE to all, will be at 5.30 to 8.00 pm on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at Entertainment Society of Goa, Maquinez Palace Complex, Panaji - Goa
There are just a handful of sportspersons in Goa who have made a name at the national and international level in sports. Natasha Palha is one of them and her name echoes in the Indian Tennis arena. She is reaching heights of success at a young age, and her dedication and passion are to watch out for. Being focused and determined to reach the 300 WTA ranking, she is currently training in one of India’s leading institutes in Pune. Natasha has made a name not only for herself but also for the state of Goa. At 580 in the WTA ranking (as of April 14, 2017), she is the sixth best among the Indian women’s singles players. Natasha is called Goa’s Serena Williams in the making and has won the Doubles titles in Cairo and Gwalior last year.
Goa is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world, and it is also one of the tiniest states of India, which has an influence of western culture due to the 450 long Portuguese reign. Wearing the Bikinis (Beachwear) does not amount to any restrictions in Goa, and it is also one of the top Bikini Beach Destinations In India. The reason behind this is, unlike the other beaches in India, Goa give the complete freedom to the tourists to wear Bikinis, which is an ideal beachwear, and that too without heads turning at you. Although the bikinis are majorly used by the foreigners, things have started changing, and now even the Indians feels free to wear Bikinis on the Goan beaches.
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.