Wednesday 11 December 2019

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Bungee jumpers can have a ball in Anjuna

Tourists who love Bungee jumping as well as sun bathing on Indian beaches can now book their tickets to Goa.The tourist state on western coast will now soon have an exclusive Bungee jumping site, adjacent ... READ

Japanese investors want Maruti-Suzuki feud to end

Tourism and infrastructure, the two sectors, which Japan plans to exploit in India immediately, provided Japanese investors are not discouraged by not resolving the Maruti-Suzuki feud amicably.Toru Toyoshima, chairman of Japan external trade organisation, made ... READ

State plans fresh taxation to pay hiked salaries

The tourist state of Goa is planning to announce fresh taxation measures to cover the shortfall, thanks to the government decision to implement the fifth pay commission recommendations from next month.Though a tiny state in ... READ

RIL eyeing for cashew project in Goa

If the Goa government agrees, Reliance Industries Ltd would be the first company to have country's biggest cashew-related horticulture project, spread over 9000 hectares of forest land.The proposal submitted by the RIL assures jump in ... READ

MLAs do it once in two years

Goa seems to be getting controversial not only in terms of unanimously passing disputable legislations which are still awaiting the governor's assent, but also by creating a record of amending one act over 15 times ... READ

Salt Satyagraha enacted in Goa

While the whole country was celebrating 50 years of Indian independence, the tiny tourist state of Goa witnessed a unique kind of "salt satyagraha", by selling traditional salt and protesting against the invasion of multinationals ... READ

Tourism plans in Konkan may hit Goa

The Goa chamber of commerce and industry perceives tourism development in Konkan region in Maharashtra a big threat to the Goan tourism industry.The Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, equal to the size of Goa state, is ... READ

Taj amusement park at Aguada, courtesy Goa Govt.

As a part of privatisation process of major tourism-related projects, Goa government has leased out the Aguada plateau, adjacent to the historical Aguada fort, to the Taj Group of Hotels, to develop an amusement park.The ... READ

Mango-rich Goa plans to go commercial

Goa has potential not only in importing tourists from all over the world but also in exporting its rich variety of mangoes and related products.Having 47 different variety of mangoes grown locally, the local state ... READ

Dandvate agrees to modify formula for central aid

The planning commission is likely to adopt a new formula for central assistance to the states, as smaller states like Goa are being affected severely due to the existing Gadgil-Mukherjee formula.Prof. Madhu Dandvate, vice chairman ... READ