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Names of 141 Padma Awardees for 2020 announced

Sixteen eminent personalities were announced as the recipient of the third-highest civilian award of India ‘Padma Bhushan’ award this year, for their distinguished service of a high order. Out of the 141 total Padma awardees selected this year, there were seven Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awardees. Famous personalities who were ..

Pramod Sawant designated to be Goa’s new Chief Minister

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Pramod Sawant has been designated as new chief minister of Goa. He has succeeded Manohar Parrikar who died on 17th March, after battling pancreatic cancer. Pramod Sawant is currently the Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly. Vijai Sardesai and  Sudin Dhavalikar would be deputy CMs in Goa.

Pramod Sawant takes charge as new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant, the former Speaker of the Goa legislative Assembly and BJP MLA from Sankhelim in north Goa, has been sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy at the Raj Bhavan by Governor Mridula Sinha. He succeeded Manohar Parrikar, who died on March 17 after ..

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away

On 17th March, 2019, Manohar Parrikar, the 4-time Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister passed away at his son’s home in Panaji. He had been battling with pancreatic cancer for more than a year. He was 63. He was one of the most honest, educated and well mannered politicians of India. His impeccable service ..

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has launched the ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’ in Goa along with the Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar in order to fulfill India’s biggest dream of being a clean nation by October 2, 2019. . The star-rating initiative has been ..

India’s first mobile food testing lab launched in Goa

India’s first mobile food testing laboratory, which will enable on-the-spot food safety tests to be conducted in Goa, has officially launched by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on December 10, 2017. This is the first ever ‘Food Safety on Wheel’ mobile laboratory in the country. The vehicle is equipped to conduct on-the-spot tests to check the ..