Goa mulling over a ban on glass bottles in beach areas

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In an effort to curb pollution and enhance safety, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has asked his officials to seek a way to ban glass bottles on state’s beaches. It was suggested by the shack owners. “Considering the demand from beach shack operators to ban supply of drinks in glass bottles on the beaches, the…

Azgaonkar: “The sale of drugs will not be tolerated”

Tourism Minister Manohar ‘Babu’ Azgaonkar has stated that efforts will be made to root out the drug trade from Goa. He alleged that some police officers may be providing protection to drug traders. He also assured to personally intervene in case there is no action by the police. “I suspect that there are some police…

Tourism Minister Challenged Over His Claim On EDM Festivals

Tourism Minister Challenged Over Claims on Profitable EDM Festivals

Goa Congress has criticized Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar over his contention that Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals bring Goa revenue. “The utterances of tourism Minister of bringing back EDM festivals in the state, particularly the earlier organisers to increase revenue of the state, has betrayed his ignorance,” Congress Goa spokesman Trajano D Mello told reporters…

Michael Lobo Apologizes on Behalf of Ajgaonkar

Calangute MLA and Goa’s Deputy Speaker, Michael Lobo offered an apology on behalf of Tourism Minister, Manohar Ajgaonkar, for the comment he made against the Lamani community, which are a nomadic tribe hailing from Karnataka. In a press conference held today, Lobo cleared that the statement made by Ajgaonkar last week demanding the ban of…

Ban Lamanis From Goa: Ajgaonkar

In an interview conducted by news agency, IANS, Tourism Minister, Manohar Ajgaonkar shared of what he wants to implement in Goa. He started stating that Lamanis, members of the nomadic tribe mostly hailing from Karnataka, should be banned from Goa because they spoil the reputation of the state and do not fit well with its…

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