GOA: Goa needs a Clean up Act…
MLAs must stop acting like Godfathers of their Constituency and have a vision for the State Sandeep Heble In the last 10 days or so, Goa’s former Tourism Minister Mickey Pacheco got himself into a spot of bother when he drove his car on the beach, reportedly over a parachute, and followed it up by making rude and obscene gestures. Mickey’s…READ more..
GOA: GOAN LAD RAHUL PRABHUDESSAI TO ATTEMPT SUMMIT – THE MIGHTY MOUNT EVEREST
PANAJI (GOA) Mountaineering is not for the faint hearted and climbing the Everest is near death. However, a son of Goan soil is set to change the sussegad image of Goa and is going to attempt to scale the highest peak in the world. At 8848 meters (29,029 ft.) Rahul Prabudessai is going to attempt to make it to the…READ more..
ON WORLD PET DAY: THE NEUTRAL VIEW SALUTES HARSHA SHAH OF PUNE
GUNWANTI PARASTE On the world pet day today, The Neutral View salutes 67-year-old Harsha Shah who has been a motherly figure to the street dogs whom she has adopted as her pets. While the people hating street dogs and shooing them away may be a common site, Shah differs from the rest. She…READ more..
WHEN SANKHALIM MLA USED TO TRAVEL BY BUS TO THE ASSEMBLY
RUPESH SAMANT SANKHALIM (GOA): The MLA of Sankhalim, which was then Pale constituency, used to travel in a bus to reach to Panaji during Assembly sessions. He used to stand up and travel if there were no seats available. I am not bluffing! Seriously I am not bluffing! And I am also not talking about…READ more..
GOA: PRATHAMESH NAIK’S ZEAL IS WORTH EMULATING FOR THE GOVT JOB SEEKING YOUTHS
Panaji (Goa) When the interview of Prathamesh Naik was planned, the impression about this businessman, who has made a career for himself scaling through the heights, was that of an old guy with the matured face eager to speak for hours unstopped. But when I met Prathamesh, my preconceived notion was absolutely wrong. What I…READ more..
DANDELI: A HEAVEN HIDDEN IN THE FORESTS
AMEY JOSHI As I was going through some old photographs of our family vacation, I came across a few photos which we had clicked at Dandeli. It has been a decade, since we visited this place back in the winter of 2008. The reason why this trip was very special is because it was just supposed to be a drive…READ more..
LOVE THAT HURTS
CHARLENE FARELL February is the month of love, or so we have been told. Today, before and after Valentine’s day we have other days of love being commemorated too. Somewhere, I heard that the 15th of the month was supposed to be ‘singles’ day. How ironic I thought this was! Just the previous day we are supposed to swoon over…READ more..
STORIES WRITTEN THROUGH THE LENS
The first edition of the VINORA, All India Photography contest cum exhibition held on 18th and 19th of February at Kala Academy Panaji, received an overwhelming response with over 300 entries coming in from all over the country. The All- India photography extravaganza was organised by founders of VINORA – Photography & Entertainment Solutions:- Viraj Malkar, Noufal Kaipally, Raju…READ more..
NIKHIL JACOB The world is marred with a plethora of environmental, security and terrorism, food, religion and unemployment crisis. India seems to be on the right track pertaining to certain issues, albeit many other issues await attention. Other nations should follow suit. Even as modern means of communication has rendered distances insignificant in the age of ever increasing conflicts, intolerance and…READ more..
BEING A LEADER WITH A DIFFERENCE
Leadership is an essential art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. It’s a capacity to bring vision into reality and not all people in the world has the inborn capacity to achieve it. Leadership qualities are partly inherited but the best part is leader’s can be made with efficient training and also…READ more..