Ghumot must be declared State’s musical instrument, says Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar 

While extending  greetings to Goans on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Goa Manohar Ajgaonkar  today said, “I will impress on the government to  declare  the Ghumot, the traditional  folk musical instrument, as a State instrument which is unique to Goa and  used  during various festivals  across religious lines.  The…

Babu Azgaonkar hails decision of GHBDC to have Ravindra Bhavan in Pernem

Goa Housing Board Development Corporation under the Chairmanship of Minister Jayesh Salgaonkar in its first meeting held today resolved to transfer its land situated at Dhargal in Pernem constituency to the Department of Art and Culture for construction of a Ravindra Bhavan Complex. Pernem MLA and Minister for Tourism Babu Azgaonkar reacting to this decision…

Goa Government Discontinues Vodafone GYSY Scheme

The scheme Goa Yuva Samwad Yojana which offered free internet and talktime to Goan youth has been discontinued by the state government from July 1, 2017. The initiative during the time of its introduction was touted to be felicitating Digital India campaign by the central government. Former CM of Goa Laxmikant Parsekar had introduced the…

Goa – India’s most Popular Monsoon Travel Destination, says Survey

Days  after Goa  topped Trip Advisor’s list of best 10 holiday destinations  preferred by Indian tourists this summer,  the monsoons have  heralded in  another recognition  of Goa  as the most popular choice  for a monsoon getaway for Indian  travelers in 2017.  This comes from   a   survey conducted by online accommodation booking website Hotels.com….

Audrey D’silva Crowned Miss India Goa 2017

Miss India West 2017 pageant wrapped up with infinite oomph and glamour on 23rd May, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Pune. India’s most prestigious beauty pageant gives the winners of the 4 states of the West Zone – Miss India Rajasthan, Miss India Gujarat, Miss India Goa and Miss India Maharashtra, a lifetime opportunity to get…

Vijai Sardesai Inaugurates Solar Enterprise in Panaji

Solar Enterprise opened its fourth showroom on May 21, 2017. Located in Panaji, this is the company’s second store in the capital city. The state of the art store was inaugurated by TCP and Agriculture Minister Mr Vijai Sardesai, in the presence of Tina Mehta, Proprietor, Solar Enterprise; Rohit Mehta, MD, Solar Enterprise; Sidharth Mehta;…

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