The inability of legislators in Goa to adapt to a paperless system has forced the Assembly to take a step back from the environment-friendly process for the Budget Session, according to Speaker Rajendra Arlekar.
Goa is all set to witness the first edition of Gionee Smartphones India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW) 2015, a three-day event dedicated to resort, swim, beach and cruise clothing along with a day dedicated to destination bridal wear. It will begin February 5.
A Dolphin watching trip turned tragic for a group of Russian tourists in Goa after their boat, operating without a valid licence, capsized in sea, 60 kilometres away from Panaji, in which three women drowned while their compatriots were rescued.
In tourism booklets and guides, it's packaged as paradise - a place to unwind from your worries. But under the glamorous surface and buried in numbers, Goa's suicide statistics reveal a vastly different story.
Goa state tourism director Amey Abhyankar today said the tourism department had formed flying squads which would visit the beach shacks to check whether the owners were indulging in racial discrimination.