Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Goan Golf Course Tamasha by Stephen Dias, D.Paula
Monday - Jun 1, 2015
Golf course controversy is not new to Goa. The idea of the Golf Course and the Japanese village at Tiracol, Arambol and other places was blossomed in the late 1970 when most of the Goans iron ore was destined to Japan. Those Japanese exporters wanted to have residential complex plus Golf Course mostly at Tiracol in particular and Mandrem constituency in general. Since tourism was in its infancy
We May Go, But Our Goa Will Always Live by Aires Rodrigues
Monday - Jun 1, 2015
The long absconding convict Mickky Pacheco, having finally surrendered today, has reportedly issued a fatwa to his henchmen, seeking revenge and retribution. Sources confirm that a well-planned attack on my life could happen anytime. People in the know have advised me to take extra precautions
BJP Splashing Crores by Aires Rodrigues
Monday - Jun 1, 2015
From where has all this money come if not through corruption and illegal means, that the BJP has been splashing to celebrate and publicize nationwide the achievements on the first anniversary of the Narendra Modi government. One wonders why the so called achievements if any have to be publicized. The people are testimony of what has and has not been done. It is not for Amit Shah
Meet The ‘Leading Lights’ Who Showed The Way To Leading Hotels by Sujoy Gupta
Monday - Jun 1, 2015
This story began way back in 2005- 06 when Mr Shiv Jatia, the Managing Director of Leading Hotels Hotels Limited, a subsidiary of Asian Hotels ( North) came to Goa for a wedding and met Goa’s then Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane at the wedding. Now as it happens when the well heeled from Delhi and Mumbai come to Goa, they look for projects and property. Mr Jatia
Towards Flogging The Dead Horse Of Special Status For Goa by GSRP
Sunday - May 31, 2015
Enter Modi into the Election Mode to be the PM of India, Goa's dead horse floggers were seen in action pleading, begging of the to be PM to grant Goa the Special Status that was supposed to enter Goa along with the Army, Navy and the Air Force [Operation Vijay] on 18 December, 1961. Sadly, like when Moses
Sunday - May 31, 2015
Amit Shah’s response to the Catholic MLA’s grievances shows the latter have no voice in the party. When Shah visited Shillong last month, he was greeted by protesters eating beef on the lawns of the Raj Bhavan. Shah’s immediate response was that there would be no cow slaughter ban in the State. Here Shah says there will be no all India ban on cow slaughter
Sunday - May 31, 2015
While strongly commending Mario Menezes for staging his nice Tiatro “Suknneachem Ghor Ghontter Nhoi” on 27th of this month at Pai Tiatrist Hall, Margao which was a house full attendencawise, I strongly condemn the vulgar scene enacted by Comedians Brian and Selvy and also the comedy Trio rendered by Comedians Brian, Janet and Selvy. In that comedy scene, Selvy carry a Radio
Jackfruit And Other Fruit by Joao Barros-Pereira
Sunday - May 31, 2015
As I'm not a historian, the word is mum on the history of Goa. But, as a Goan, I need to say something; it is in my genes, I cannot shut up! If we Goans could shut up then we would all be Buddhists by now, wouldn't we? Gautama Buddha after his enlightenment did not utter a single word for days!
Manohar Parrikar And Thailand by Aires Rodrigues
Saturday - May 30, 2015
Is it not an irony that Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has had the audacity to now ask Rahul Gandhi to disclose what he did and wore in Thailand? Manohar Parrikar is no stranger to Thailand. He was been to the infamous “Walking Street” at Pattaya along with his side kick the flamboyant Atmaram Nadkarni who sadly today is the Advocate General of Goa
Saturday - May 30, 2015
Has the 5-star industry been a curse or a blessing? How many Goans are employed in this industry? Statistics should be easily available but unfortunately they are not! Maybe an informal survey can be undertaken by a couple of Goans working in each 5-star hotel clearly indicating the number of temporary and regular employees and to which echelon they belong - low, middle, upper
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