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Seaplanes to take-off in Goa after monsoon

Landing trials conducted in Panaji The Goa government has gone ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state. The traditional fishermen have threatened to end their lives if Goa government allows the sea planes to operate in the waters disturbing their livelihood. After the trial, the service is set to be launched post-monsoon Govt nod despite fishermen protests However, despite agitations, Goa Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar decided to go ahead with this unique tourism proposal by giving a nod to fly the first ever plane, from Dabolim airport, to successfully land in River Mandovi at 11.45 AM on Saturday in the heart of the state. "We have been opposing this project. Govern

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