Goa Current Affairs - 2020

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 Read More…

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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 Read More…

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 Read More…

Goa to host 2nd edition of Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019

The 2nd edition of Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit is being organized in Goa on 6-7 December 2019 for Fund Managers and Limited Partners of Top Global Venture Capital (VC) Firms. The summit is being organized by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in Read More…

ReSAREX-2019: ICG conducts Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise-2019

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the ‘Regional Level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise 2019’: ReSAREX- 19 off Goa coast. The two-day event was organised by Coast Guard District Headquarters-11 (Goa) to test efficiency and preparedness of ICG. About ReSAREX- 19 The exercise comprised of a search and rescue workshop and table top exercise, Read More…