14.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Mediclaim scheme: Govt joins hands with third party administrator   The government has tied-up with a third party administrator (TPA) in a bid to cut costs on the implementation of its universal mediclaim scheme, Deen Dayal Swashtya Seva Yojna (DDSSY).   The directorate of healthservices (DHS) had extended its contract with M/s United India Insurance Co … Read more 14.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

10-11.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Air quality in Goa’s urban areas worsens in 2017-18   High density of vehicles, inadequate monitoring system for checking vehicular emission and operation of condemnable vehicles is contributing to the deterioration of the air quality in the state’s major towns and cities, sources said. The air quality index values compiled by Goa State Pollution Control Board … Read more 10-11.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

17.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Hope for Goa’s biodiversity   There is wonderful wildlife news in India’s smallest state. Recently, this newspaper first reported that a family of smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) has taken residence in Pilerne’s Saulem lake. This water body has been plagued by widespread garbage dumping, sewage, and the same menace of haphazard construction that blights … Read more 17.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

16.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA State govt to arm traffic cops with 100 alcometers   There will not be cheer for this move if you are among those who booze and drive and have a penchant for speed. The state government has cleared the traffic police proposal to procure 100 alcometers and fours laser speed radar guns to crackdown … Read more 16.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

25.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Work starts for gas pipeline in Panaji     After receiving approval from the Corporation of the City of Panaji, Goa Natural Gas Pvt Ltd has commenced work to lay the underground gas polyethylene piping system to provide piped gas to individual homes in the state capital. However, any hopes of immediate supply of piped gas have … Read more 25.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

24.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA GMC hopes to earn 1 crore per month   Goa Medical College(GMC) and hospital has started charging outstation patients from January 1 and expects to rake in a monthly revenue of Rs 1 crore. Government hospitals in the state have also increased registration fees for patients, one of the contributing factors towards increased income. … Read more 24.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

19.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Smart City projects to be reviewed   A two-day review of the Panaji Smart City Mission will kick off on Friday with a delegation from the Union ministry of urban development and housing arriving in the state. The delegation, led by minister of state for urban development and housing Hardeep Singh Puri, will survey several development initiatives … Read more 19.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

Fairs and Festivals of Goa

Fairs and Festivals of Goa Goa Carnival The most amazing thing about Goa is that fun & festivities which begins in December with the holiday season does not stop upon arrival of the New Year but continues up to the celebration of Goa Carnival or the pre Mardi Gras revelry, a tradition that dates back … Read more Fairs and Festivals of Goa

Folk Dances of Goa

Folk Dances of Goa Folklores bind the present with the past and keep the continuity of civilization. The originality of folklores has pleasantly surprised even most erudite scholars and litterateurs. Goa has a unique cultural heritage, rich and lively and it is known for several folk festivals and performances. Many castes, sub-castes and tribes mingled … Read more Folk Dances of Goa

Folk Songs of Goa

Folk Songs of Goa Goa, also known as the ‘Rome of East’ is one of the most happening and modern tourist destinations in India with heritage Goan culture and tradition. Colonized by Portuguese for 450 years, cultural heritage of Goa consists of numerous goa churches, temples and mosques. Goa’s exotic beaches that sprawl over wide … Read more Folk Songs of Goa