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One of the most common reasons why people use smartphones is to play mobile games. This is because people carry their phones with them everywhere, and if they have to kill time at a doctor’s clinic, airport, in a cab, then they can just take out their phones and start playing their favorite games.

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Government Will Give Subsidised Loan For Buying Cars to Goan...

Yes, you have heard it right, now unemployed youth in the state can avail the loan given by the Goa Government for the purpose of buying a Cars, and the entire loan will be a very low subsidies interest rates, but the only condition will be that they will have to join the Goa Miles App and make their living out of it.  

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The regulations in Room tariffs and Food prices will kill the hotel industry in...

Saying that Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar does not understand the tourism industry, the tourism stakeholders have shown their discontent over the statement of Babu and his intention to bring the legislation to cap hotel tariffs and prices of food served in hotels. The hospitality industry in Goa that already facing the brunt of the dip in sales of rooms in the main season time, does not have any place for such action from tourism minister.

Why is Goa on Terror Alert Following the Christchurch Terror Attack?

There is news making rounds on various media sites about Goa being on terror alert following the attack in Christchurch. This sounds a little weird, right?  Every time something happens in the world, Goa seems to comes into the picture but why has the Christchurch terror attack, that took place in New Zealand, affected Goa? 

THE POLITICS OVER THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IN GOA

The culture of Goa, including its language, has defined Goa as a unique state in its own way. The native language of most Goans, which is also the official language of Goa, is Konkani which is now sharing another official language that is Marathi. The Konkani language underwent changes due to Portuguese colonization facing with gradual lack of usage and support. But however, it has recently revived due to the efforts of dedicated traditionalists. Approximately one-third of the Goan population recognizes the language of Marathi as their mother-tongue.

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No More Use of Plastic Bottles, Cups and Straws in GTDC...

Use of a plastic in the place like Goa which is one of the major tourist destinations in the country needs to stop as the plastic is a big threat to the environment and to take the first step towards it the Goa Tourism Development Corporation has announced that they will be scrapping the use of all plastic materials, such as plastic bottles, Straws and Cups in its headquarters as well its hotels (GTDC Residencies) across the state. with the new development in place within the time of three months, all the GTDC residencies and its head office will be made plastic-free zone.

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While the Senior Citizens Bear the Brunt of Taxi Strike in...

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.

Employment Policy will Focus on Job Reservation to Goans

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.

Life of Expats in the Gulf is not so Rosy Anymore

Recounts of Indian expats including Goans residing in the UAE and Middle East countries paints the picture that is far from rosy and flourishing as we are often led to believe. The Arabian dream for many has become a nightmare particularly after the 2014 meltdown in Gulf countries. Many Goans are on their way back from UAE and other Middle East countries in a search of a better life.