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Marine commando force

MARCOS, previously named as Marine Commando Force (MCF), is the special forces unit of the Indian Navy. created for conducting special operations such as Amphibious warfare, Counter-terrorism, Direct action, Special reconnaissance, Unconventional warfare, Hostage rescue, Personnel recovery, Combat search and… Continue Reading →

Old capital of hindu kingdom

Under the light of the rising sun one can enjoy the panoramic view of the ruined city of Vijayanagara, the granite surface of which is shining in gold. There are many peculiar shaped rocks heaped all over the area, which,… Continue Reading →

The Naval Aviation Museum

The Naval Aviation Museum is one of the two such military museums in India, and is located on a plateau in Bogmalo around 6 kms from the city of Vasco Da Gama. The museum was opened to the public in… Continue Reading →

Navararti

Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights.During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped…. Continue Reading →

Asia’s largest music festival

Sunburn is an EDM (electronic dance music) Festival held in the beach and party destination Vagator, Goa. It was previously in Candolim, Goa, India every year. It is considered to be Asia’s largest music festival. The festival is an amalgamation… Continue Reading →

Feni – Liquor

Feni (sometimes spelt fenny or fenim) is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India. There are two types of feni: cashew feni and coconut feni, depending on the original ingredient. The small batch distillation of feni has a fundamental effect… Continue Reading →

Types of Idlis

Idli is a traditional breakfast in Indian households. Idli is a savoury cake that is popular throughout India. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils… Continue Reading →

Manohar Parrikar and Nandan Nilekani

Manohar Parrikar is the defence minsister of India from 9 November 2014. He was also Chief Minister of Goa. Nandan Nilekani is one of the founders of Infosys and was the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)…. Continue Reading →

IITians – Chief Minister

First IITian to become Chief Minister is Manohar Parrikar. He was Chief Minister of Goa. He is in office as Defence Minister from 9 November 2014. Second IITian to become Chief Minister is Arvind Kejriwal. He first became Chief Minister of Delhi… Continue Reading →

Wax Museums in India

There are following wax museums in India   Mother’s Wax Museum(MWM) – Kolkata – Some of the famous wax statues are of Amitabh Bachchan, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly.  WaxWorld- Otty -It has wax statues of Indian freedom fighters… Continue Reading →

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