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Goa & GOENKARPONN
Goa & GOENKARPONN

Goa, Goem and Goenkarponn has become the new catchphrase as the recent legislative elections have shaken everyone with its political shenanigans. There is an underlying feeling that ‘Goenkarponn’ or Goanness has been put on sale, throwing up an identity crisis that only locals can answer. Is Goenkarponn endangered? VIVA GOA asks eminent Goans about their definitions of ‘Goenkarpon’ and how we can save it More +

Happy New year 2017
Happy New year 2017

As the old passes by and new beginnings approach with the New Year VIVA GOA asks a Goans and eminent citizens settled in Goa about the changes they would like to see in the state in 2017 More +

That which brings light...
That which brings light...

The festival of lights brings colour to lives: each day is significant and has a story to tell. VIVA GOA asks a few of its avid readers about their favourite Diwali moments More +

Soccer speculations
Soccer speculations

Nervous excitement is already afoot as the third season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) gets underway. Indian football is looking at a great future for its young talent. VIVA GOA asks a few enthusiasts how they feel football has evolved since ISL began More +

The weight on their shoulders
The weight on their shoulders

Today, children carry school bags that are nearly 25 to 45 per cent of their body weight. This, according to researchers, can cause deformities and other detrimental back problems. VIVA GOA asked a few parents and their children their ideas on lightening the burden on student’s shoulders More +

Summertime happiness
Summertime happiness

Summers may seem sticky and hot with the sweltering heat, but for children it is the most exciting time of the year as they have a long school break. This is the time when they can have so much fun, do what they want, sleep late and go out on holiday. VIVA GOA speaks to a few children on how they plan on spending their summer vacation. More +

Better Halves
Better Halves

It’s Women’s Day, and which man does not want his better half to break into a broad smile? After all, she deserves it, along with a huge amount of respect, for isn’t she behind the success of her man? She juggles many roles every day – that of homemaker, professional, counsellor, mother and friend. VIVA GOA asks men about the qualities that make their eminent wives stand apart More +

THE OLD & THE NEW
THE OLD & THE NEW

VIVA GOA asks prominent Goans in and out of the state, to look back at their fondest memories of 2015 and hopes for the coming year as we step into 2016 More +

Diwali Nostalgia
Diwali Nostalgia

The festival of lights brings colour to lives; each day of Diwali is significant and has a story to tell. VIVA GOA asks a few of its avid readers about their favourite Diwali memory... More +