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Goa celebrates Statehood Day

On May 30, 2020, Goa celebrated its Statehood Day. Goa was the 25th state to join the union of India. History As India gained independence on August 15, 1947, India requested the Portugese to cede their territories. However, Portuguese refused. In 1961, Indian Government launched Operation Vijay and annexed Daman and Diu, islands and Goa ..

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Goa: The First State to become COVID-19 free; Manipur-Second

On April 21, 2020, Goa became the first state in the country to become free of COVID-19. After Goa, Manipur becomes COVID-19 free. Highlights There were total of seven positive cases in the state of Goa. Since April 3, 2020, the state had not reported a single case. However, risks looms around Goa as 7,000 ..

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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 ..

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Cha-Chai Art Work inaugurated at National Museum by Portuguese president

The Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is on a four-day visit to India. On February 14, 2020, he along with the Minister of Tourism, India Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated a Cha-Chai art-work installation at the National Museum. What is Cha-Chai Art Work? The 5pm tea is a family tradition of the Portuguese. According to ..

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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 ..

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