The Panjim Municipal market is always abuzz with activity as people from every nook and cranny from the city, come to stock on vegetables, fish, flowers, fruits, and various other items. But the last two days have seen his colorful market in darkness due to the disconnection of power supply by the electricity department, owing to the nonpayment of dues to tune of rupees five crores.
This is not the new story in Goa and its been happening for the ages, but no action has been taken against the Bus Operators involved in these malpractices. The villages in Goa are more affected by this. Here we are exposing one case that was posted on the Facebook Group by Youth of Goa but there are many cases that do not get exposed. After reading this article, if you come across any such situation, please do bring it to our notice and we will post the same on our social media wall.
The recent case of the sexual abuse and rape of a minor girl by the swimming coach Surajit Ganguly went to become the headlines of the national media. The victim girl who is a National Junior Gold Medalist had video reordered her sexual abuse by the coach and posted it on social media. Soon the intervention of media into the matter resulted in the arrest of the accused Ganguly who is now denying all the allegations saying that he had been trapped by the victim girl.
The recent campaign of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has come to an end but without any success. There is not even single private antiques registered till date as the deadline given by ASI comes to end today. Goans who are very reserved by nature did not approve of the drive initiated by the ASI right from the beginning.
The potholes on the Goan roads have become the subject international fame with the amount of media converge, in fact there are few music albums have also been released in Goa showing the pathetic condition of Goan roads, but despite all the efforts Government authorities seems to have to turn blind eye to the reality and now one more life has been lost, who is responsible for this? The potholes on the Roads, the concerned authorities or the Goans?
If you live in Goa, you might have surely witnessed women selling Mushrooms on the huge leaves on the roadside, but do you know how much that tasty mushroom, that every Goan crave for during the monsoon season, creates the havoc to the forests of Goa? Take a look at this article. After reading this article you may not stop the consumption of Mushrooms, but at least it will give the heads up to them about how much damage we are causing to our ecosystem.
There seems to be a negative response from the fisherman community in Goa for the Blue Flag Certification as they feel that the certification process will lead to hampering their business. Goa’s pristine beaches will be soon coming under the Blue Flag Certification program as directed by The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. What is this Blue Flag Certification and how it will affect the fisherman community and other businesses set up on the Goan beaches?
You may be surprised but it is true. In this world of advanced infotech, there are several villages in Goa that does not have a good mobile network and the villagers are still dependent on the Indian Postal System which is on the verge of getting extinct.
Bullfight or ‘Dhirio’ in Konkani, was once upon a time a popular sport in Goa. It is the most savage game where one bullfight another and usually takes place in an open area with a bamboo fence created to constrain the bulls. The bulls are bred and trained to fight and it often attracts a huge crowd. But despite the ban on bullfight the locals keep organizing this life-threatening sport and in one such incident, a 24-year-old youth was severely injured after he was gored by bull involved in the bullfight.
Goa Medical College situated in Bambolim is Government Medical College and Hospital in Goa and is one of the oldest medical colleges in Asia. While Goa’s age-old Medical College is in doldrums and the government is planning to start the private medical college in the state. It's perhaps the old habit of the Government that builds bridges when the roads are in pathetic condition.