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Duarte Pacheco elected as new President of Inter Parliamentary Union

On November 2, 2020, Duarte Pacheco was elected as the new President of Inter Parliamentary Union. He will serve as the president of the union between 2020 and 2023. India was represented by the Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla at the session. The previous president of the Inter Parliamentary Union was Mexican MP Gabriela ..

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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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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 ..

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Sunil Chhetri Brand Ambassador of PUMA

The German multinational company, PUMA has signed the Indian men’s football team captain, Sunil Chhetri as their Brand Ambassador for the next three years. Sunil Chhetri is second only to the Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of active international scorers in the world in football. The Bengaluru FC captain, Sunil Chhetri is the ..

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Goa Observes Statehood Day

Goa observed statehood day on 30th May. It commemorates the day the state of Goa attained statehood the 25th State of the Indian Union on May 30th in 1987. History of Goa The earliest traces of human settlement in the regions of Goa can be traced to the upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic periods which are ..

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