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Goa gets a new task force for revamping the state's public transport system

In response to the Centre's Transport4All challenge, the Goa government has formed a special task force to upgrade the transport infrastructure in the state. Focused on developing and delivering inventive solutions for problems related to urban mobility, the new team will work on measures for better and enhanced alternatives of commute. Notably, this project is being executed under the Smart Cities Mission, wherein the market participants, citizens and startups would together look for digital innovations.

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Goa's Athletic Stadium to be renamed after Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh of India!

Paying homage to the 'Flying Sikh of India', the athletic stadium at Bambolim Village in Goa will be renamed after the ace sprinter late Milkha Singh. As per reports, the Chief Minister announced this decision on Friday, as a tribute to the legendary athlete, who is famed across the world. Reportedly, the state government is also planning to rename other stadiums and sports centres, after remarkable Goan sportspersons who have made a mark for themselves.

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Learn a unique 3-player game with 120 playing cards at THIS Maharashtrian town near Goa!

A small town situated near the Maharashtra-Goa border, Sawantwadi was the kingdom of the erstwhile Khem Sawant royal family. A major attraction for tourists who visit this place is the local Ganjifa art, woodwork painting and lacer work, which traces its origin to the 18th-century. If you are looking to step away from the city bustle, then Sawantwadi makes for the perfect getaway, given that you observe COVID-appropriate behaviour.

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Pay obeisance at THIS 19th-century church in Goa, dedicated to the Mother of God

Located in the Goan countryside, some 12 km from the capital city, the Church of Mae de Deus has the appearance of a castle, right out of a fairytale. Built in 1873, this church's claim to fame is the statue of the Mother of God situated on the altar, which is believed to have a supernatural charm. Let's explore more about its pristine white walls to uncover why it is so famous among locals and tourists alike!

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North-West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation restores bus service to Goa

As the COVID situation reverts to normalcy, inter-state transport facilities are being revived throughout the country. As per the latest developments, North-West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation restarted bus service to Goa after a long halt of 2 months. As per reports, NWKRTC officials have deployed extensive measures to ensure the safety and security of all its passengers besides making sure that COVID protocols are followed.

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