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Private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system

Stating that there is a need for an amicable solution to the ongoing conflict between private taxi operators and GoaMiles drivers, the Deputy Speaker of State Assembly and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said that the private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system,  if it is owned […]

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Allow traditional fishermen and toddy tapers to carry out business in the beach belt

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said that a provision is needed to be made in the present CRZ notification  “to allow the locals to carry out commercial activities in the beach belt.” Lobo said that “many cases are pending in different courts. Our old habitants staying in the beach belt cannot […]


Iconic Calangute Fish Market will not be shifted

There are no plans to shift the Calangute fish market from its present location to a new spot at Bhodkovodh, along the Mapusa-Calangute road, said deputy speaker and Calangute legislator Michael Lobo. Speaking to reporters recently, he said some disgruntled political elements have been spreading rumours that the market is […]

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Calangute Fish Market

We have to stop issuing licences for construction in Calangute; Many Goans are unemployed

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo suggested stopping issuing of construction licenses in the village until the electricity and sewerage infrastructure was put in place in Calangute. “So many flats and buildings have come up in Calangute. Until and unless sewerage and electricity problems are resolved, I think we have to stop […]


If we want to create job opportunities in Goa then Mining should restart

Deputy speaker of state legislative Assembly and BJP legislator from Calangute Michael Lobo on Saturday said that mining operations in the state will resume after positive results in forthcoming elections. He was speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function in Panaji. Stressing on mining dependants’ livelihood, Lobo […]

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Fisheries Dept not serious about traditional Goan fisherman

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo today alleged the LED fishing and bull trawling ban is still not being implemented despite the law in place. Lobo along with Ports Minister Jayesh Salgaocar and Goenchya Ramponkaracho Ekvott today met Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar on the issue of LED Light as well as Bull […]


Famous Parra Watermelon Witnessing Extraordinary Revival

The famous Parra watermelon, highly prized for its sweetness, is seeing a revival with an increasing number of farmers growing the fruit. The watermelon variety nearly died out largely due to a short supply of seeds and declining number of farmers growing the crop, but timely intervention by the local […]

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I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I would buy a Mercedes; at 28 my dream came true

Asking young and aspiring entrepreneurs to dream big, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said that he has been nursing his dream to buy a Mercedes since he was 13 and actually managed to own one at 28 through sheer hard work.  “I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I […]