Passengers of Tejas express left: Damaged LCDs, stolen headphones and dirty toilets

Tejas express, the super-fast Semi-luxury train launched on May 22 didn’t have the expected first trip it expected. On its return journey it was reported that the train was littered, headphones were stolen, LCD screens at the back of the passenger seats were damaged and toilets were left unclean. “The headphones were distributed just after…

Parrikar: GST will give Goa additional revenue sources

Manohar Parrikar has stated that after Goods and Services Tax (GST) is implemented, Goa is set to gain revenue which was earlier not accessible to it. He was speaking at a special meet organised for Goa legislators today to explain the new tax regime. He explained by giving an example that if any commodity was…

Restaurants in Goa directed to serve only RO filtered water

Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has asked all the restaurants operating in the state to serve only filtered water to its customers. The establishments have also been asked to install RO filters within 30 days or face action. “It is made compulsory for restaurants to have RO filter. Only filtered water should be provided to…

Goa Government Proposes to Strengthen Tourism ties with China

Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Goa, Mr. Manohar Azgaonkar today proposed furthering tourism ties with China during an interaction with Mr. Zhu Chen, Mayor of Lishui, Zhejiang Province, Eastern China and his delegation at the Paryatan Bhavan on Wednesday evening. The ten member delegation led by Mr. Zhu Chen is in Goa as part of their four day…

Order Passed To Persecute Those Practicing Banned Fishing Techniques

Fishermen Using Banned Techniques Will Be Persecuted

Calling for a crackdown on the banned fishing techniques, Goa State’s Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar, said on Thursday that he will take up the issue on indiscriminate fishing using bull trawling and LED fishing with the central government soon. Addressing the press conference in Panaji, the minister said that officials have been given “clear instructions”…

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