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India’s first floating jetty inaugurated in Goa

India’s first floating jetty has been inaugurated in Panaji, Goa on the banks of Mandovi River. The jetty is located in the premises of the state port department. The jetty, which is made of cement concrete, can be built in a short time. Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the jetty as ..

Rubigula named the mascot of 2020 National Games

Rubigula, the Flame-throated Bulbul is the official state bird of Goa. The bird, also known as Ruby-throated yellow bulbul, has been named as the official mascot for the 2020 National Games. Goa is set to play host to the 36th edition of the National Games from 20th October to 4th November, 2020 in 37 sports ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu to be one Union Territory from 26th January 2020

The Home Ministry announced on Thursday, 19th December that the two union territories- Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli along the western coast of India, near Gujarat will be merged to a single union territory from 26th January 2020. The new name of the merged union territory will be- Dadra and Nagar Haveli ..

Ministry of Tourism identified 17 sites for development as Iconic Tourist Sites

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Government has identified some iconic world-class tourist stations in India to attract international and national tourists. 17 sites in 12 clusters from across the country have been ..

India’s Top 10 Police Stations for 2019

The Government of India has announced the list of best-performing Police Stations for the year 2019 from across the country. Rank 1st: Aberdeen Police Station, Andaman District, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rank 2nd: Balasinor Police Station, Mahisagar District, Gujarat Rank 3rd: Ajk Burhanpur Police Station, Burhanpur District, Madhya Pradesh Rank 4th: AWPS Theni Police Station, ..

India-Russia ‘INDRA 2019’ from 10-19 December 2019

The India-Russia bilateral tri-service exercise ‘INDRA’ will be conducted from 10th to 19th December 2019. In a triservice exercise, all three forces of defense participate, the military exercise will be conducted at Babina military station, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, Air force exercise will be conducted in Pune and the Naval exercise will be conducted in Goa. ..

Maharashtra has the Highest Number of Cases Registered under the POCSO Act from 2015 to 2017

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani in a written reply to Rajya Sabha provided the information regarding the total number of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 as per the last three reports of the National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB). Highlights from the reports: ..