Wednesday, August 23, 2017
GOA: COP-NETA NEXUS IN TANGO WITH DRUGS MAFIA By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Friday - Oct 18, 2013
A general store owner in Anjuna told a police officer casually that he was suddenly selling a lot of black coloured insulated tape. And that some African students were buying dozes of rolls every week. The officer got thinking and within a week landed nearly 3 kgs haul of Ganga-Jamuna, a charas-ganja combo neatly coated in the same black tape covering 250 gms packets, taped below the floorboard of a Honda Dio scooter
GOA MUST SHOW THE WAY by Jose Maria Miranda
Thursday - Oct 17, 2013
Goa is perhaps among the very few States in India that have not witnessed communal clashes, of major nature, at some time or the other. Except for the incident at Curchorem, some years back and the one at the time of the Konkani agitation which resulted in the death of five youngsters from Agacaim
Thursday - Oct 17, 2013
Goa has 182 sanctioned mining leases, with a total production of 70 million tonnes of ore... permitting the removal of 200 million tonnes of earth in the state of Goa every year This is the executive summary of a report of an objective scientific evaluation of the process of Environmental Impact Assessments, compliance of Environmental Clearance Conditions and adequacy of Environmental Management Plans
WHY TAKE UMBRAGE by Peter Fernandes
Wednesday - Oct 16, 2013
Having diverted from the fundamentals, modern society has arrived in a place where it is difficult to distinguish from right and wrong. “Why take umbrage?” is society’s main slogan. Political correctness is the foundational virtue, which gives license to any kind of life-style, and with audacity, one can
GOAN EXPATS TOO MADE GOA PROUD by Jose Maria Miranda
Wednesday - Oct 16, 2013
Goa’s fame as an international tourist destination is decidedly a post- 1961 development. So is its notoriety for many wrong reasons like, drug peddling, rave parties, prostitution, unruly traffic, filth, garbage, robberies, thefts, absence of governance and policing, stray cattle on the roads and dogs all over, including beaches, spreading rabies even to countries which had exterminated the
CHAOS SITUATION IN CURCHOREM by A. Veronica Fernanded, Kuwait
Wednesday - Oct 16, 2013
Pe. Alvito Vaz from Carmona Salcette immediately after his ordination as a priest was sent as Pe. Cur to Candolim Church somewhere in 1963. He was a very dynamic priest with full of energy to make development in the village. While he was serving Candolim Church, his Pe. Vigar Pe. Nicholau Noronha was transferred from Candolim Church leaving the Church burden on Pe. Alvito Vaz’ shoulders
NATURAL CITIZENSHIP-ACQUIRED CITIZENSHIP-IMPOSED CITIZENSHIP by Bosco Menezes
Tuesday - Oct 15, 2013
The Goans by now should understand that they have three categories of passports. The Portuguese which is natural citizenship passport because Goa was for over four and half centuries politically part of Portugal while South Asian Sub-continent was politically divided into state-kingdoms ruled politically
ID HOLIDAY WILL BE A NO HOLIDAY FOR SOME by Adv. Aires Rodrigues
Tuesday - Oct 15, 2013
True to its style of governance by somersaults, the Government of Goa under the omniscient Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, changed the Id Holiday from the 14 October to 16 October, this last being in fact the date on which the Government of India itself has declared that holiday of religious significance. If that change was well intended, to correct an ‘error’, now comes the blunder
MURDERS UNHEARD FOR 450 YEARS ARE BECOME ‘FESTAM’ WITHIN 50 YEARS by Menino Fernandes
Tuesday - Oct 15, 2013
Recalling the words of our famous King of Comedians Jacinto Vaz in one tiatr "Aiz Kal Krimi zaleant Festam". What was unheard of for the last 500 minus 50 years are now become FESTAM (feasts) in Goa ever since the Indians invaded Goa. Having annexed Goa the Indian army first unleashed its terror by
MORE POWER TO THE PAO by Sasha Pereira
Monday - Oct 14, 2013
What can be more Goan than this simple but soul-warming bread? The bread or pau in Goa is more than an element of food; it is an insignia of our most talked about virtue, hospitality. People in Bombay have nicknamed us Goans ‘Pau’, simply because we cannot do without it. Nowhere in India will you find a bread
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