Goa is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. Goa is India's richest state with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole. It was ranked the best placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators. Panaji is the state's capital, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. Goa is a former Portuguese colony, the Portuguese overseas territory of Portuguese India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by...
Neelam Nath updated the Blog
on May 16, 2013 , 09:50 am
Would you Go to the Dr.who flaunts his Tattooed Arms??
I would Not for sure,Just walk out,before Giving permission to be Examined..There are Certain things that suit a Profession,and a Casual easy Go manner does Not suit Medical Profession, Showing off Tattoos is one 1st Impression, that Should put Off patients,to Take serious Decisions, rather than getting confused ..later During normal Recovery time from an operation, having Doubts on all issues, right or Wrong ,to Have subjected the human body for Operation to the Dr. with Tattooed arms? more »
‘Unfair to ban drinks on Goa beaches’
Just read that Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches. What kind of a decision is this? The whole fun of being in Goa and enjoying on beaches will be lost after this ruling. People come to Goa to spend some good time with friends and more »
Kripa Parekh reported the Street-journo
on Mar 18, 2013 , 03:15 pm
Dirty beaches at Tourist places
I am so filled with anger right now. It is extremely frustrating to witness absolute dirt and filth at beaches on Indian tourist places. Just yesterday, I travelled to Goa and was extremely disappointed as I stepped foot into the dirty beach. There more »