Saturday, July 4, 2015
Mopa Set To Overwhelm Goa by Cleofato Almeida Coutinho

Mopa Set To Overwhelm Goa by Cleofato Almeida Coutinho

n January this year, I used the hospitality of this column to plead that the tourism industry deserves to be capped so that our tiny state does not go the same path as ‘Bali’ and ‘Hawaii’. The cap is required to deal with the concern of getting ‘overwhelmed’. Last financial year there was a dip in the foreign tourists’ inflow into the state and still the figures for 2014-2015 show that the centrally located Dabolim International airport handled 4.5 million passengers. We have done precious little in providing world class, Infrastructure in terms of road network, water supply, electricity and garbage management which the high spending tourists demand. Our inflow is particularly via the low spending charter route.

Both low spending foreign and domestic tourists claiming a slice of Goa this states identity is getting blurred (but we blame the migrants!) Hundreds of hotels and thousands of rooms getting added, the state is bound to get overwhelmed and we are told that the existing airport cannot handle

Goa - Current Affairs

For The Eyes Of Goans

Views of some of the prominent Goan figures who are all out fighting the corrupt, communalist BJP and Congress Regimes' evil deeds of doing away with Goa and its land. They are expressed for all Goans to see and feel the pinch and to join hands to stop these evil doers in their paths. Now is the time. Read further.....

Not Speaker But Only Court Can Allow Tailor Master Mickky To Attend Assembly Session Says Aires

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today stated that it is not the Speaker but only the Court that can permit jailed Nuvem MLA to attend the ensuing session of the Goa Legislative Assembly which is scheduled to commence on July 27th. Adv. Rodrigues has stated that if Mickky Pacheco sends his request to attend the session, the Speaker has to refer him to the competent authority which

Activists Wake Margao Goans Against Sonsoddo

Margao: Rajeev Gomes, Nelson Fernandes, Dixon Vaz, Croydon Medeira, Rajashree Nagarshekar, Siddananath Buyao, Ethel Lobo, Rashid Sousa, Melwin Fernandes and countless others have joined hands to fight for Margao’s garbage. The Citizen for Sonsoddo, the Costa Ground Bachao activists, Borda Citizen’s Welfare Forum, members of the Navelim Consumer Civic Forum and various

Goa Governor Urged To Order Probe Against SP A Deshpande And To Reject Tailor Mickky’s Pardon Plea

Panjim: Had a very fruitful meeting with Goa Governor Mridula Sinha at Raj Bhavan yesterday and raised four issues of public importance on which the Governor was very positive. Have explained to the Governor that it was very appalling that the Government is very high-handedly attempting to pardon Goa’s convicted former Rural Development Minister Mickky Pacheco who is undergoing

PM Urged Not To Appoint Atmaram Nadkarni As Additional Solicitor General

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to appoint Atmaram Nadkarni as the Additional Solicitor General of India or to any other position at the centre. In a letter faxed to Narendra Modi today, Adv. Rodrigues has drawn the Prime Minister’s attention that India’s highest paid Advocate General Atmaram Nadkarni who by his blatant acts

Court Grants Stay Order On Delhi Based Resort Project At Arossim

Margao: Additional South Goa district and sessions court judge P V Sawaikar on Wednesday granted an interim stay on an order passed by the additional director of panchayats granting permission to a New Delhi-based private company for proposed construction of a proposed 226-room starred resort at Arossim-Cansaulim in Salcete. The Cansaulim panchayat had challenged

Show Cause Notice Issued To Sada Sub-Jail Authorities By Court

Margao: Chief judicial magistrate Kalpana Gawas on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Sada sub-jail authorities seeking an explanation on why convicted Nuvem MLA Francisco 'Mickky' Pacheco was not produced in court for the hearing of a criminal assault case registered against him in 2009

Caveat Filed Against In Supreme Court Against Anil Hoble

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today filed a caveat before the Supreme Court Court against Goa State BJP Vice –president Anil Hoble anticipating that the order bpaased by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 29th May and the order passed by the Bombay High Court at Goa yesterday dismissing Anil Hoble’s appeal may be challenged before the Supreme Court

HC Rejects BJP Leader Anil Hoble’s Plea Against Demolition Of His Illegal Structures

A Division Bench of the Bombay High Court at Goa comprising of Justice F.M Reis and Justice K.L Wadane today rejected the petition filed by Goa State BJP Vice –President Anil Hoble challenging the order of the National Green Tribunal which had ordered demolishing of his illegal structures and fined him Rs 20 lakhs for destroying mangroves and doing illegal land filling in violation

Goa Governor Urged To Order Probe Against Sp Atmaram Deshpande & To Reject Tailor Mickky’s Pardon Plea

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today urged Goa Governor Mridula Sinha to order a detailed and impartial probe into the blatant financial irregularities and illegalities allegedly committed by the Principal of Police Training School Superintendent of Police Atmaram Deshpande

Promoting Casinos At The School Door Steps by Aires Rodrigues

On 21st August last year the then Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had assured the members of the Goa Legislative Assembly that all the Casino advertisements displayed on the police barricades would be removed immediately. It is almost a year and those Casinos advertisements have only amplified

Court Order Should Give Hope To Public Spirited Citizens by Judith Baptista Almeida

The order of the Hon'ble High Court in the Hotel Marriot case should give hope to many public spirited citizens fighting on the ground to save the Environment of Goa. Goa Foundation has shown us the way. We have to take it from there. It must not have been a joke, to wait 22years to get an order. We goans have to acknowledge the hardwork, unrelenting passion with which Goa Foundation

Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Must Resign For Filing False Affidavits Demands Aires

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today demanded that Goa’s Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar should immediately resign for high-handedly and malafiedly lying on oath about his educational qualifications. Addressing a press conference in Panjim today, Adv. Aires Rodrigues while stating that filing a false affidavit was a very serious offence has further demanded that if Tourism

Tailor Master Mickky Pacheco Falls On His Knees Before The Governor Begging For Pardon

Panjim: Nuvem MLA Francisco (Mickky) Pacheco, currently serving a six-month jail sentence, has applied for pardon from the Governor. While sources were unable to state the date when the pardon application was sent, they confirmed that the government has given its nod to the Governor to decide favourably on the application

How Much Lower Can The Parsekar Govt Fall In Protecting Tainted A V Deshpande

Panjim: How much lower can the Parsekar government fall in trying to protect a senior police officer who has, according to evidence at hand, committed grave irregularities and misused his office for what clearly appears to be for attempted personal gratification?

Dr Shekhar Salkar Should Be Bowled Out From Goa Medical Council Demands Aires

Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today demanded that Dr Shekhar Salkar should immediately resign as the President of Goa State Medical Council for high-handedly faking himself to be an Oncosurgeon or Oncologist. Accusing Dr Shekhar Salkar of having lost all moral authority to continue heading the State Medical Council, Adv. Rodrigues has stated that if Dr Salkar does not resign



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Broadway Book Publishing House-Acho Tisro Romi Konknni Kors Somplo

PONNJE: Broadway Book Publishing House-an Goeant Romi Konkani xikounk fuddarponn gheun, tisrie pavtt ghoddoun haddlolo Romi Konkani xikpacho Kors, 19 Janer ti 18 Febrer, 2015 tarik porian zalo. Hea korsant dog xikpiamni bhag ghetlo. Orth somzun Romi Konkani vachop, Romi Konkanichi mullavi utravoll, viakoronn ani bhas ulovp ho Korsacho hetu aslo

Goencho Pai – Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Ponnsulem Kannkonn

Ali babachea challis chorano,
Korat Goenchea pai-k noman,
Tannem Goem sambaul'llem mhunn,
Tumi aiz zale mahan.......

Fondeam Dog Chorank Pulisani Dhorleat LCD TV-che Chorient

FONDEAM: Halinchea disani Goeam, Goeam bhaile eun boreoch chorio and ghoddbangalam adarunk lagleat. Kal Fondenchea pulisani Haryana ganvchea dogam zannank ottok keleat, ekleachem naum Vikas Singh, 22 vorsanchi pirai and dusro Gadiappa Hosmani 21 vorsanche piraiecho. He dogui bodmas xatir chorani ek LCD TV chorun veleli Om Logistics he karkanneantli

Sam Francis Xaviera – Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Bahrain

Sam Francis Xaviera,
Goem tuven suria kela.
Goeant ravun tuven,...
Sounsarak Jezu dila

Amchem Xezarponn Ani Goenkarponn Sambhallumia – Bor: Menino Fernandes

Purnvilea kallar amche purvoz jiele ani ghele. Te jielet eka mekachea mogan. Xezari xezareager vetalet sanjechea velar ani aplo rikhamo vell sartalet khobro marun, boson bolkanvancher. Aiz amguer zalear faleam tumguer he porim te aplo xezar dhorm sambhalltalet. Hem aum sodanch mojea bhurgeaponnar polletalom jedna aum zolmolom mojea mama-lea gharant (mainchea gharant) Merxechea

Sodanch Uronk Ami Goenkar - Bor: Menino de Valpoi

Hem magnnem anven boroilam khotkhotit mogan amche Avoi Goenchea. Konnak avddot ou nam avddot. Punn Goem sambhallunk amkam Goenchea Paicho adar zai.- Menino de Valpoi
Sant Francis Xaviera,
Amchea Goenchea Saiba,
Mogan tum amchea borlelea

Vatt Visron – Bor: Lino Dourado

Dis soron rat aili,
Torui tem ailem na,
Khoim tem gelem zait,
Kainch maka somzona

Goenchem Rajkaran Zalam Ek Ranvotteanchem Bhann – Bor: Menino Fernandes

Goeant anik bore dis eupache nam. Goenche rajkarbari anik hea fuddem Goenkar borem kainch korpache nam. Velean zalear Goenchem nisonntonn korpache assat. Goem nopoit korpache proitn tor nettan cholta. Aiz kal Porvore aslele vidhan sobhen atam markari, moriad vibaddpi ani randancho dondo choloup bhorleat. BJP serkar tor sarkoch atha bhair pavonk lagla.

Bhurgeam Disa – Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Ponsulem Kannkonn

Aizchim bhurguim, fal’leanche dive,
Desache te mozbut khambe,
68 vorsam sangot jiele,
Thodde avoichea pottantuch somple

Ami Goenkar – Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Ponsulem, KannKonn

votontr goyche gulam ami,
Nava purte Goenche dhoni,
Tondam ami xinvleant moni,
Goenkara tuji odhrustti kanni

Rautam tuka - Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Ponsulem Kannkonn

Ye mhojea darar mar,
Rautam hanv tuka,
Darak mhojea khilli nam,
Dar ugttench asa

DDON – Bor: Manuel Fernandes, Ponsulem Kannkonn

Goeant mojea bhorleat ddon,
Korunk soddtat nisonton,
Pistol aplem asat zokhun,
Dekun lagonam Goeant mon

Him Koslim Soungam Kortai Re Mukhel Montrea? – Bor: Menino Fernandes

Goenkarank amcheam Goeant suat nam. Aiz kal amcho mukhel montri fokot vavurta aplea paltu ou poslelea petteank sambhallpak. Tacho amdar Glen Ticlo (Aldona) ani tacho apurbaiecho amdar Caitu Silva ancher jem vozonn ailam tantuntle tankam sambhallpak amcho mukhel montri Manohar Porricar zaitoch tokos gheta. Itlo teomp Porrikar nidon aslo jedna her Goenkar magtalet don nagrikponn tedna

KALLIZ DUKHI – Bor: Nessy Barbosa

Kalliz Dukhi....
Koso Visrum Tuka.....
Adle Dis, Bore Niallun Monan Mojea addtam....
Anjeam Sarke Monis Borem Korunk Vavutat Tankam Samballunk Anik Goem Rakonk..


Khoreaninch dokxinn Goenkarank mozo eok vhodd salaam (salute), kallzache khoraiek than. Amchea dokxinn-chea Goenkarani dakoun dilem Goeam passot ani aplea ganvam passot sodanch ube rautele and morosor zuztele mhunn luch’cheam ani lobadd rajnitintlea kiddeam laguim. He kidde anik dusre konn nhoim amich nivddun addlele amdar ou rajkarbari. Dokxinnchea

MONTRI XANNE VO... – Bor: Lavina Fernandes

Tiatrist palkar apli kola dakhoun porzolltat. Piddent koxttovtanam porian machier apli kola dakhoun tannim machi aiz jivi dovorlea. Khella moidonar khellgoddi porzolltat, borovopi aplea ginneanacho vapor korun dekhivont sondex pattoun porzolltat, kaim zannam udyog-dhondea vatten porzolltat, thoddim xikpa vatten toxench zaite zann duddu diun motam vikhtim ghetat


Soro pieup Goenkaranchi sonskrutai dekun tacher bondi haddunk favona mhunn Goenchea BJP fantteacho protinidhi Wilfred Mesquitan sanglem. Goeant zatolea kazarank ani her dobajeank soro vantt’tat mhunn sonskrutai mhonnum eta' Tea fuddem to mhunnta, soro divop sonskrutaiecho vantto, tacher bondi koxi ghalum eta

Muthalikacho Dollo Goencher Kiteak – Bor: P. Naik & S. D’Souza, Mapxeam

Goenkaramni adim Muthalikachim ulovpam aikun taka sarkhoch hanga eupacho bond korcho mhonn maglolem. Mukhel Montri Manohar Parrikaran taka Goeant eunkuch diunk favona, kiteak to tor taka sohokar dit zalear BJP sarkich fostoli. Ami BJP pokxacher visvas dhorun motam dileant, konnem diunk nant tem hispak dhorunk favona ani vaitt chintunk favona. Muthalika osleancho sangat dhorlo zalear



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