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Talasha Prabhu, The success story of the young mermaid of Goa

Parents always try to make sure that their children achieve great heights in their life and in pursuit of that they start finding out the best possible avenue for them. Many of us try to project our own unfulfilled desires and ambitions into our children and forced them to do something they never liked to. But there are few who try to find out the hidden talent in their children and try to nurture them till it flourishes. This is the story of one such young girl of Goa who became the star swimmer of India on the international level and the credit of it goes to her parents.

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Former Goa Minister’s Wife Found Dead in an Apartment at Panaji

Destiny is something nobody can predict, it does not matter how big you are, but the ultimate truth remains the same. Death is inevitable, but the way one leaves this world is what decides their fate. Here, in this case, the wife of a former cabinet minister of Goa was found dead in an apartment situated at Panaji, shockingly when police recovered her body, it had already started decomposing.

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Goa Miles is here to Stay Claims CM, While Micheal Lobo Supports Taxi Operator...

The Goa Miles imbroglio continues to gain momentum with the Chief Minister adamant about his support to the app-based aggregator and All Goa Taxi Operators Association demanding it is scrapped.  In a turn- around now Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, as well as Benaulim MLA, are unequivocally supporting the tourist taxi operators lobby. Goa can hardly hope for any progress in the face of such mafias holding them to ransom.

First Town in Goa That Keeps the Burglar and Anti-Social Elements at Bay

If you are staying in Goa for some reasonable time than you would have surely witnessed the amount of growth in burglary and anti-social activities in the state for the past decade. Although the crime rate has been rising there is not enough police force to deal with the same in the state. To overcome this situation and to keep the burglars and anti-social elements at bay, the people of one village in Goa have formed a community policing. If you have not read about the same before then please read this inspiring story of a village called Navelim where people have joined the hands with their local town police to handle the situation of burglary and anti-social activity by forming their own policing community.

Travelling to Goa During Taxi Strike? Here is what you should know

Lots of people travel to Goa during the monsoon since it is the time everyone gets the best deals on hotels and they spend much lesser on the clubs and restaurant compared to what they would otherwise spend during the season but despite all the good things there is one thing that can go wrong is commuting from one place to another. The taxi strike called by the Association of Tourist Taxi Owners of Goa (ATTOG), an umbrella union of taxi drivers with 30,000 affiliated private taxis might turn your travel plans into the regretful experience. If you are traveling to Goa during the taxi strike, here is what you should know…

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Fishing Business in Goa Cannot Function Without Migrants

Regardless of what we say about the migrants in Goa but it is the fact that many things cannot be moved without the existence of Migrants in the state. The major labor jobs in the state are carried out by the migrants and the development of infrastructure will stop if the Migrants are removed from Goa.

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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.