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…

Union Minister C.R. Chaudhary to participate in interactive session on GST in Goa

Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution C.R. Chaudhary will be participating and interacting with various stakeholders in a meet on Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 14, 2017. The GST meet is organized by Central GST Department at Macquinez Palace, Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji at 3.00 PM. Officers…

Whatsapp Service to Clean Beaches is being initiated by GTDC

As a stop gap arrangement until concrete measures are put in place to ensure  cleanliness and  hygiene on the beaches of Goa, a new  whatsapp  initiative is being set up by the existing contractor and will be monitored round-the- clock by the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Goa. The whatsapp number will be announced shortly wherein the general public can…

Pay Parking To Be Implemented In 18 Locations Across Panaji

18 Locations Across Panaji to Implement Pay Parking System

All set to re-tender the pay parking work in the city, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) has planned to cover a majority of the central Panaji area under pay parking system. There are 18 locations in the city that have been notified by the collector (North Goa) as pay parking zones. Previously,…

Goa University’s 29th Annual Convocation Recap

President Pranab Mukherjee at 29th Annual Convocation of Goa University

President Pranab Mukherjee graced Goa University’s Annual Convocation program held on April 25, 2017. The University, on the occasion, also conferred the Honorary D.Litt degree on the President. At the 29th Annual Convocation of Goa University, there were a total of 77 graduate and post-graduate students that were awarded degrees and 56 research scholars were…

Goa Government decides to Prepone Panchayat Polls

In a latest move, Goa government has decided to prepone the Panchayat polls to June 17. Earlier the polls were supposed to be held on 25th June however CM Manohar Parrikar has stated San Jao to be the primary reason for the advancement in the date. This is the third re-scheduling of the Panchayat election…

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