Nigel is one of those Young Turks who does not believe in wasting time doing things that average guys would do, instead, he would get on to his laptop and start writing the codes. Nigel has access to technology right from his childhood. When most of his friends would spend time with playing in the mud he would spend his time playing with the gadgets. This experience of the Nigel did not go waste and today he built a company out of the scratch which according to him helps millions of people across the world. Nigel is surely one of the tech prodigy of Goa.
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Goa has a significant otter population in Chorao Island. An otter research center, the first of its kind in Asia is being set up on the island. Goa’s smooth-coated otters with webbed feet are among the 13 different species found in the world and have adapted well to the mangroves of the island.
It is not easy as it may sound, but the state government this time sure about implementing the installations of the digital meters in the taxis in Goa. The Goa Government has been working on the project of fitting the cabs with digital meters for a long time, but the Taxi Lobby is not ready to go ahead with the same. The state government tried everything possible to implement the installations of the Digital Meters on Cabs in Goa and every time they failed.
Taxi service has always been an issue for the tourists coming to Goa due to various reasons, may it be the issue of overcharging or harassments, but with the time, things have started changing, and the first step towards that was the introduction of the first APP based taxi service of Goa by GTDC called “Goa Miles.” Now Goa Miles have gone one more step ahead by getting associated with of Ezy Mov to provide sustainable tourism in Goa.
Mopa is the second airport in the making, and it is the most controversial issue in the state of Goa. Basically people of Goa consisting of Taxi Drivers and other tourism-related businessmen do not want Mopa airport for various reasons but Government of Goa is adamant in bringing the Airport into existence at any cost and in between the same, the Supreme court comes up with the verdict of scrapping all environmental clearances given to the GMR Company who is building this project.
As rightly said by a Japanese proverb, “You cannot hide three things for long: The Sun, moon and the truth.”This statement stands right for the following story. The mystery of the remains of a skeleton found in the house at Aquem, Margao has been finally solved. Joining the points of the incident, it all led to an incident that occurred nearly eleven years ago. What follows will leave one shocked. To know more read on.
Goans by nature are very helpful of course except for some exceptions. The strike called out by the Goa Taxi Operators have led to disrupting the entire tourism industry in Goa. with thousands of people traveling to Goa to take advantage of the Monsoon tourism packages offered by the various hotels in Goa, the strike of Taxi has spoiled all their plans. The major setback comes to the elderly people whose we address as Senior Citizens, but to save them from all the troublesome Good samaritans from across the state have formed a WhatsApp and Facebook group called Go Goa.
There is a lot of hues and cry about the Goans not getting the jobs on the social media platform, many NGOs and social media groups are raising the voice on Goans not getting the employment in the Government and other sectors in Goa while outsiders are easily getting employed to combat that the Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced that in 6 months time, a Labour and Employment Policy would be drafted in the State, with a focus on reserving a certain percentage of jobs for Goans, in the private sector, along with ensuring job security.
It is very sad but true, the out of control behaviour of the Goa’s local taxi operators have crossed all the boundaries of the business ethics and now they seem to be ready to reach at any level to stop the App-based taxi service in Goa, and to that they have now started threatening the GoaMiles Taxi drivers in the presence of their passengers.