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Laxman Pai

July 24, 2017

Laxman Pai is an Indian artist and painter. He is a former principal of the Goa College of Art, a post he held from 1977 to 1987. Pai is a recipient of several awards including the civilian honour of Padma Shri, awarded […]

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M. Boyer

July 24, 2017

Manuel Santana Aguiar (11 October 1930 – 30 May 2009), known as Padmashree M. Boyer was a Goan tiatrist. M. Boyer, was originally from Marcaim in Ponda, and later moved to Raia. His parents were Sebastiao Floriano Aguiar and Mariquinha Luis. He was […]

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Gail Nicole Da Silva

July 24, 2017

Gail Nicole Da Silva (born 6 February 1993) is an Indian model and beauty queen from Goa who won was crowned Femina Miss India United Continent 2014 and placed as 1st Runner Up at the Miss United Continent 2014 pageant. She also won two […]

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Armando Menezes

July 24, 2017

Professor Armando Menezes (1902–1983) was a Goan poet, writer, academic and civil servant. Credit: oalcoa.com Biography He was born on 11 May 1902 in, São Matias, Divar, Goa. After a Portuguese education in Goa, he completed his higher studies at the Bombay […]

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Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi

July 24, 2017

Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi (31 July 1907 – 29 June 1966) was an Indian mathematician, statistician, historian and polymathwho contributed to genetics by introducing Kosambi’s map function. He is well known for his work in numismatics and for compiling critical editions of ancient […]

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Balakrishna Bhagwant Borkar

July 24, 2017

Balakrishna Bhagwant Borkar (Konkani:बाळकृष्ण भगवन्त शेणय बोरकार, popularly known as बाकीबाब, Marathi: बाळकृष्ण भगवन्त बोरकर) (30 November 1910 – 08 July 1984) was a poet from Goa, India. Credit: veenapatwardhan.com Bā Bha Borkar, also known as Ba-ki-baab, started writing […]

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Shikha Pandey

July 23, 2017

Shikha Pandey (born 12 May 1989) is an Indian cricketer. She made her international Twenty20 (T20) debut on 9 March 2014 while playing against Bangladesh at Cox’s Bazar cricket stadium in Bangladesh. In August of the same year, she made her One Day International […]

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Walter D’Souza

July 23, 2017

Walter Luis de Sousa (16 December 1920 – 23 August 1989) was an Indian field hockey player. Early life Walter was born in M’bale in East Africa where his father worked for the British government. He returned to India as a […]

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Pundalik Naik

July 23, 2017

Pundalik Narayan Naik (born 1952) is a Konkani-language poet, short-story writer, novelist, playwright, and screenwriter from Goa. He has 40 books and two films to his credit. Credit: goanews Achievements He served as the President of Goa Konkani Akademi (Goa Academy of […]

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Alfred Rose

July 23, 2017

Rosario Alfred Fernandes (5 August 1932 − 21 October 2003), better known by his stage name Alfred Rose was a Goan tiatrist. Alfred Rose was born in Lankdem – Carona, Aldona to tiatrist A. M. B. Rose (Ambrose Fernandes) and Dolarosa Fernandes. […]