Category: Current Affairs

Tourism Minister says ‘No Trip to Spain’

It appears that the Goa tourism ministry has cancelled its Rs.4 crore junket to Spain which was avowedly aimed at promoting religious tourism, though the Goa Tourism Minister claims that there was so such proposal put up to or by the Tourism Department.

Govt Culture Centre Form says “Not to criticize government in Tiatrs or no permission”

In what many in the Opposition and some in the BJP-ruling government itself are terming as a ‘stifling of the Freedom of Expression & Speech’ – a government promoted culture centre – Ravindra Bhavan has issued a circular which reads the following, “No criticism of the government ministers, MLAs, VIPS shall be made during the onstage performance at the Ravindra Bhavan in Margao; future booking of the auditorium or other facilities at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, may not be allowed.”

Book tourist taxis now online in Goa

In a major initiative to reach-out to the growing number of foreign and domestic tourist coming to Goa, the North Goa Tourist Taxi Owners Association (NGTTOA) will launch its website by September to enable tourists to check fares for fixed distances and also to book a taxi, according to their president Ravindra Vengurlekar.

Now GFDO targets Rane

Goans for Dabolim Only (GFDO) has condemned former Congress chief minister Pratapsingh Rane for his actions that began the ground work on the proposed Mopa airport and blamed him for most of the problems plaguing Goa’.