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?
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.
The decision of ASI (Archaeological Survey of India) has created a wave of controversy across the state of Goa and many Goans have not welcomed the decision of ASI to register the private antiques within the time frame of 15 days. The real reason behind the decision of the ASI is not yet known, but not many Goans are happy about the same as most of them owns a huge amount of antiques in their several hundred-year-old Portuguese Houses, and it is practically impossible to register each and every item with the ASI.
Goa is under the Portuguese civil Code despite its Independence from Portuguese in the year 1961. The Goa Civil Code, also called as the Goa Family Law is largely based on the Portuguese Civil Code (Código Civil Portugués) of 1867, which was introduced in Goa in 1870. Portuguese left Goa in 1961, but the civil code was retained, and it is this single code that governs all Goans irrespective of religion, ethnicity or linguistic affiliation.
Although Goa is having a very high literacy rate in India and it’s per capita income is also highest in the country but yet Goa lags behind in many fields and one of them is the Advanced Crime Detection Systems. The crime rate is growing steadily in the state but the resources are lacking to deal with the situation.
Goa has quite a few lovely islands and they are alway from the traffic and noise of rampant development that Goa is presently going through, but despite that the growing curiosity about the place amongst the tourists and locals alike makes this place prone to the nuisance, and to avoid further damage to the surroundings the villagers of St. Jacinto Island have decided to stop the outsiders from entering the Island.
The development comes at the cost and rampant development in the capital city of Goa without proper infrastructure has left the city into the state of misery. There is a lack of water supply no proper drainage and the huge load on the electricity. Now you may wonder how the plush luxury housing complexes can become the reason for spreading Dengue and Malaria, let us take a look at the following report.