Reconsider Blanket Ban On Fish Imports; Staple Diet of Goans Affected

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo has demanded that random checks be conducted on fish consignments rather than having a blanket ban on import of fish in the State. “There can be stringent measures on the border to check whether the fish that is brought in the State is laced with chemicals. […]


Lack of funds has delayed shelter for stray animals

The setting up of a shelter for stray animals in Calangute has been delayed because of lack of funds, said deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo. Speaking at the launch of a ‘rabies vaccination and sterilisation’ camp for stray dogs in Calangute, Lobo said land measuring 30,000  sqm belonging […]

It is everyone’s duty to keep the beaches clean

Stakeholders carrying out business on the beach front must keep the beach clean. Calangute MLA and Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Michael Lobo said that the government should provide more powers to all departmental heads such as police inspectors, sub-inspectors, and Drishti personnel to challan people littering the beach […]

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“We cannot supply adulterated food to the people”

Deputy speaker and BJP Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said there is a need for the assembly to discuss the issue of formalin in fish owing to the rise in cancer and heart diseases in Goa. “We cannot supply adulterated food to the people. We have to provide clean food to […]

10 Tips To Identify Fake Whatsapp News

WhatsApp pushed out newspapers ads with some easy tips that can help users decide if “something sent to you on WhatsApp is true.”WhatsApp explained that a new feature that lets users see which messages have been forwarded, would be rolling out soon. The messaging giant requested users to double-check the […]


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Michael Lobo: Baga Creek Walkway Coming Soon

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said the walkway planned for the Baga creek in October 2016 “should happen in the near future”. He informed that the project hadn’t progressed largely due to funding constraints. He also said that unlike the walkway that has been built over the Ourem […]

Michael Lobo inaugurates beautified sunset lane near Baga Retreat House

Fr Laury Trinidade, Director, Baga Retreat House along with the local MLA Michael Lobo, sarpanchas of Arpora and Calangute Shrikrishna Nagvekar and Anthony Menezes respectively and panch members were at Baga to inaugurate the beautified sunset lane at the retreat house and a billboard depicting Baga beach which is sponsored […]

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Ban sale of agricultural land to non-Goans: Michael Lobo

Goa BJP legislator Michael Lobo on Monday favoured bringing a law to ban the sale of agricultural land to non-Goans. His comments came after he was trolled online for his reported statement supporting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to Karnataka’s Lamani tribe, whose members have migrated to Goa. Lobo, who is […]

Michael Lobo Inaugurates First-ever motorcycle Taxi Stand In Calangute

First-ever motorcycle taxi stand in the North Goa coastal belt was inaugurated on Monday by the Calangute MLA Michael Lobo in Calangute. Motorcycle taxis are unique to Goa. The motorcycle taxi riders are known as motorcycle ‘pilots’, and the service existed even during the Portuguese era. The locals, who are […]

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Calangute MLA Michael Lobo launches Calangute Panchayat Website

The Calangute Panchayat recently launched its website to provide online services to the people of the village. MLA Michael Lobo in presence of Sarpanch Anthony Menezes, Panchas and officials of HDFC bank launched the website. A first of its kind, now the Calangute locals can make online payments, download […]