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Candolim Lotus Pond, Smart Learning in Calangute and Social Media Panic

‘Nag Tollem’ at Candolim to get a facelift The scenic ‘Nag Tollem’ lotus pond, at Candolim, which has featured in several films is currently getting a makeover. Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said that the work has been undertaken by the water resources department (WRD) at a cost […]

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Name infrastructure project after Vajpayee; Football Legends in Candolim

Goa assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo demanded that one of the upcoming infrastructure projects in the state be named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Naming a project after Vajpayee will be a tribute to the visionary leader, who died today, he said. “I appeal to Chief Minister Manohar […]


Why is LED Fishing and Bull Trawling still being carried out despite the ban?

Stating that government has failed to enforce ban on LED fishing and bull trawling, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, demanded with the government to form a House Committee to study as to why LED fishing and bull trawling are still being carried out despite the ban. “It is not a charge, […]

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Convert Aguada Jail into a Museum; GTDC sanctioned Rs 25 crore

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo demanded the former central jail at Aguada be converted into a museum. This jail which was constructed during Portuguese era was shut down on  May 30, 2015 after the state commissioned a new facility at Colvale. Speaking on the floor of the House, […]


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 […]


Michael Lobo: Proposed 25-metre wide road through the fields scrapped

Outline development plan (ODP), garbage disposal, and improper recording of minutes were the main issues that were hotly debated at Sunday’s gram sabha held at the Candolim panchayat ghar. Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, who is also the North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) chairman, who was present at the […]

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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 […]


Arpora-Parra have the potential to attract tourists – Michael Lobo

North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) has initiated the process to prepare the land use map and land use register for Arpora, Nagoa, Parra planning and development areas. NGPDA last week invited fresh suggestions and objections to re-notify the Calangute-Candolim Outline Development Plan (ODP), the draft of which was […]

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Candolim Beach is the first in Goa to be disabled-friendly: Michael Lobo

Candolim beach will be the first beach in Goa to be disabled-friendly with facilities including a wooden ramp so that people from different walks of life, including the physically-challenged, can visit the beach without any hurdle, said Calangute MLA Michael Lobo. He said that a special ramp made of wood […]