Konkani Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Veteran Konkani writer and dramatist Richard John Paisv recently passed away at the age of 51. He has written several short stories, satirical writings and poems in Konkani language. Pais was presented the T M A Pai award for his literary work ‘Fathor’. Many of his plays have been presented in Konkani theatres. He had ..
Earlier the facility of the simultaneous interpretation of Parliament’s proceedings was available for 17 languages given under the Eight Schedule of our Constitution. On 10 August 2018, Speaker of the lower house of the Parliament, Lok Sabha announced that the members of both the houses of the parliament can now speak in any of the ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Vishnu Wagh (53), the veteran writer and former deputy speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, has passed away in Panaji on February 14, 2019. Wagh was a member of the Goa Legislative Assembly from St Andre constituency between 2012 and 2017. He was the chairman of the state-run Goa Kala Academy. He has written over 20 ..
Topics: Goa • Goud Saraswat Brahmin • Indo-Aryan languages • Konkan • Konkani • Konkani language • Marathi language • Official languages of India • Panaji • Southern Indo-Aryan languages • States and union territories of India • Vishnu Wagh
Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail (74) was selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan. His novel was shortlisted out of 22 books written in as many languages. He will receive cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a citation. About Mahabaleshwar Sail He is bilingual writer based in Goa. He has ..
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