Puja Mapxekar, a cute, bubbly and full of life type of girl and perhaps the youngest fashion designer that Goa has. Within very short span of time Puja has achieved the landmark in the fashion industry of Goa by establishing her label called “KANDIDA”. The journey to this success was not easy for Puja it took a lot of efforts and spent sleepless nights to reach where she is today in just one year’s time. Unlike the conventional fashion designers Puja does not design only for the rich and famous but according to Puja, her designs are made for the masses. How? You need to read the complete story of Puja here to know about her Endeavors.
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Goa is famous for the destination weddings and its quantum is quite high in the state. According to the sources, Goa gets around 800 high-end weddings per year which naturally generates the huge amount of revenue to the state. But now according to the new developments, the destination beach weddings will be restricted on the Goan beaches and it will not be allowed in the eco-sensitive zones anymore. This may result in many businesses getting affected due to the government decision but saving the beaches of Goa has become the priority of the state government now.
The up gradation of 229KM of major district roads and state national highways into the new National Highway will be intersecting several homes, religious places and commercial establishments in Goa and soon all those places coming in the way of new NH will be erased, said the sources. Based on the news published in the national daily TOI, Thousands of homes, a number of religious structures and commercial establishments may soon be demolished to make way for new national highways after the Union ministry of road transport and highways granted in-principle approval for upgrading 229km of major district roads (MDRs) and state highways in Goa to NH.
Portugal is one of the major destination every Goan looks forward to reaching because Portugal is a door to the rest of EU (European Union) Countries for the Goans. As per the records, more than 40,000 Goans suppose to have registered their births in Portugal and more than double of that had already settled in Portugal and other EU countries. The blessings of the dual citizenship were bestowed upon the Goans by Portuguese before leaving this tiny state in the hands of India and every eligible Goan wants to take the advantage of the available privilege. In one such effort the discussions have reached the final stage of bearing fruits and once that is done, the Goa will get connected to Portugal by direct flight.
The rape is one of the most serious crimes that amounts into shattering the whole life of a victim. Rape don't just physically abuses the victim but the scars of the incident get engraved on her personality and character too. Why people rape is yet another serious subject which we will surely discuss in the next chapter but rapists are mentally unsound claims the study. Our society is male dominated and female by and large treated or seen as an object of deriving the satisfaction, by the male counterparts and the same leads to forcible sexual act which is termed as a rape.
Goa, the pearl of the east, frequented by the foreigners on a regular basis. In fact, the foreigners are the major source of income for the stakeholders of the tourism industry of Goa, and hence what they like and the things they don’t like must matter to us. Here in this article, we have featured what foreigners think about Goa, and why they keep visiting this tiny beautiful state…
There are just a handful of sportspersons in Goa who have made a name at the national and international level in sports. Natasha Palha is one of them and her name echoes in the Indian Tennis arena. She is reaching heights of success at a young age, and her dedication and passion are to watch out for. Being focused and determined to reach the 300 WTA ranking, she is currently training in one of India’s leading institutes in Pune. Natasha has made a name not only for herself but also for the state of Goa. At 580 in the WTA ranking (as of April 14, 2017), she is the sixth best among the Indian women’s singles players. Natasha is called Goa’s Serena Williams in the making and has won the Doubles titles in Cairo and Gwalior last year.
Goa is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world, and it is also one of the tiniest states of India, which has an influence of western culture due to the 450 long Portuguese reign. Wearing the Bikinis (Beachwear) does not amount to any restrictions in Goa, and it is also one of the top Bikini Beach Destinations In India. The reason behind this is, unlike the other beaches in India, Goa give the complete freedom to the tourists to wear Bikinis, which is an ideal beachwear, and that too without heads turning at you. Although the bikinis are majorly used by the foreigners, things have started changing, and now even the Indians feels free to wear Bikinis on the Goan beaches.
Why do we travel? We travel to explore, to learn new cultures and more importantly make new memories, and not just document every move we make, by clicking selfies and posting them online, on the various social media platforms we are connected to. Nowadays, people travel to feed their narcissistic self. Somewhere amidst the collision of widening global curiosity, runaway self-absorption and increasingly un-putdownable technology lurk a sense, that travel is losing its capacity to make us wonder. We often do the routine because well, it is a trend to be followed, right? Would you not like to be a trend setter instead of a follower? Here is a guide to travel like Goan, to get a real taste of Goa for what it really has to offer.