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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 ..

Veteran Writer and politician Vishnu Wagh passes away

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 ..

Atal Setu inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Atal Setu — the third Cable bridge across river Mandovi in Panaji, Goa. The new bride is four-lane and 5.1Km long, and is expected to overcome the bottlenecks and curb traffic jams at Panaji Circle and Panaji entrance. It is constructed by the GIDC (Goa ..

International Conference on Yoga for Public Health

On November 12, the International Conference on Yoga for Public Health has inaugurated at Kala Academy, Panjim. The two-day conference is being organised by the Ministry of Ayush with theme ‘Yoga for Public Health’. The 1000 representatives from around 50 countries are participating in the conference.

The 56th Liberation Day of Goa celebrated

The 56th Liberation Day of Goa was celebrated with great pomp & show in Panaji on December 19, 2017. Several programmes and events have been organised to mark the occasion. The state was liberated on this day in 1961 from Portuguese control after almost 450 years of colonial rule. The armed action “code name – ..

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 ..