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 who also actively involved in the agricultural activities and that led to growing his interest in the farming and after completion of graduation in computer engineering, instead of perusing the job technical field he decided to take up the farming as his career option.
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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 tourism industry of Goa has been facing a steep decline in revenue due to the cut down on the foreign charter flights to India. The trend is continuing for past few years and tourism industry of Goa keeps sinking deep inside. But now it looks like the times are changing and there are better days ahead for the tourism industry of Goa. According to the sources, there are indications of growing inbound Russian tourists with the increase in Russian Charter flights to Goa.
Serendipity Art Festival Goa 2017 become the reason of the facelift of the Old Secretariat which was laying barren after the legislatures deserted it for the new assembly complex in Porvorim. The festival brought the new life to Adil Shah Palace in a true sense. Situated on the bank of River Mandovi in Panaji, Adil Shah Palace used to house the Goa Assembly till the time new Assembly Bhavan was built by BJP government at Porvorim. The festival changes the feel and look of the this Palace. The whole palace was covered with the lights and converted into an Art Gallery. People coming from all over the world to witness the festival had appreciated the work of the organizers and except for the few hitches the Serendipity Art Festival was a great success in Goa.
Earlier, If you wanted to make the passport, it was not less challenging than getting the US green card, but now the things are changing in India. With the new government in place, India is witnessing a lot of developments and have made the procedure of passport making more simplified. In fact, previously, making your passport was nearly impossible without wasting a big chunk of your most valuable time and paying hefty fees to the touts and the officers connected to the passport office. Getting a simple appointment with the passport officer was more difficult than meeting the CM. But with the time Indian Passport law was made more user-friendly for the applicants but the passport still remained distant dreams to many who were not having certain documents in the place. But now the External affairs Minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj has done something that will change your entire perspective about the making passport in India.
Goa Tourism Development Corporation is organizing a special tour to Vithalpur, Sanquelim to celebrate and witness Tripurari Purnima, a unique boat festival organised annually in the State. This year the festival will be celebrated on Monday, 14 November 2016.
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.
Prince Jacob is the household name in Goa. I wonder if there exists any Goan who has not heard about Prince and his contributions towards the Tiatr industry of Goa. I am talking about the time when Tiatr (The Konkani Theatre) was the only entertainment that Goans had in the 80’s when even the television has not reached into this tiny state. In those days Prince was ruling the industry of Tiatr in Goa. I recollect of hearing the success stories of Prince since 1984 when I was in the school. Here I am going to take you through the journey of the life of prince that he lived on the and off the stage.
Norbert D’souza is a well-known name in the field of Fitness in Goa. Norbert who started his gym career around 18 years ago from the backyard of the Neomi’s Salon situated in Miramar is today running the India’s Largest Gym facility in Ocean Park which is spread across the 36000 soft. area. Not many people reach to the height Norbert has achieved today, especially in the field of the gym which is still in the initial stage in the state of Goa. The Journey to this success was not easy for Norbert but yet he achieved the tremendous amount of success in this field. Today Norbert runs more than half a dozens of the gym across the state of Goa and in this story I will take you through the role coaster ride of the journey to his success.