Goanet News Service
2006-02-20 00:30:56 UTC
BOOK REVIEW: Inside Goa - Manohar Malgaonkar
As a Goan who identifies more with New Delhi and Bangalore than with Goa the
state my ancestors hailed from, Manohar Malgonkar?s ?Inside Goa? has been a
sort of pilgrimage back to roots. More at:
*** SriLankan Airlines plans flights to Goa
In India, its next growth opportunity would be from new destinations such as
Goa in the next winter. SriLankan could ferry in new tourism flows into India.
*** What should the concern of Panjimites be?
For an inhabitant with utter knowledge of innate history it is devious and
ignoble with Panjim being dabbled to some obnoxious misnomer ? Panaji.
Historically Panjim was a swampy tract inmated by God-daring mosquitoes. More
*** Men, machines will scorch sunny beaches
A Bandra-based bikers? club is all set to conquer ?the golden sands of
Maharashtra and Goa? from February 18.
Seventeen members of Indiethumpers will start from Vashi and cover eight
beaches along the Konkan coast of the state and Goa, before returning ? a
total journey of 1,500 km. More at:
*** AIFF move irks referees
The decision of the disciplinary committee of the All India Football
Federation (AIFF) to allow the Fransa Club goalkeeper, coach and the manager
to go scot-free even after manhandling referee Bikramjit Purokayastha in an
NFL match on January 30 last, has left the entire referees community an
unhappy lot. More at:
*** It pays to teach, painful to study
Figures speak for themselves with the Department of Education in Goa having a
major problem at hand.
Compiled by: Avelino D'Souza