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SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls

PTI   Islamabad Pervez Musharraf’s hope of staging a political comeback by contesting the July 25 polls was quashed today when Pakistan’s Supreme Court withdrew the conditional permission given earlier to the former dictator after he failed to appear before it. Musharraf, the former military ruler has not returned to Pakistan since leaving for Dubai in March 2016 on the ... Read More »

A Dose Of Global Fund For Infrastructure

TAPONEEL MUKHERJEE IN a world where trade wars dominate news headlines, trade in goods is interesting, but trade in capital is no less exciting. The Indian infrastructure ecosystem should take note of some policy and regulatory changes globally over the last few months. These can potentially aid the country to significantly bridge the infrastructure financing gap. Shift in asset allocation ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Sorrows Of Ribandar NOW that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is also our MLA is back, he has to attend on a priority to the long-standing problems faced by Ribandar. Ribandar is part of the Corporation of City of Panaji, but as far as overall development and civic amenities are concerned, it   remains utterly neglected. Despite the very high municipal ... Read More »

New Dawn For Konkani Cinema

DANIEL F DE SOUZA, VASCO THERE is no denying the fact that in the recent years Konkani films are making their presence felt very strongly in the theatres across Goa. The future of Konkani films seems to be getting better with every new release. New directors, new producers with new ideas, new techniques, trained film technicians, and a rich reservoir ... Read More »

Welcome Home Mr Parrikar! May start working from Fri

After 14-week long treatment in the USA, chief minister Manohar Parrikar has finally arrived in Goa.After landing in Mumbai on Thursday morning, he reached Goa in the evening. He is expected to start functioning from Friday.Parrikar returned to Goa from his three-month long treatment in the USA. Please like & share: Read More »

Primary Education: Diocesan schools should switch to Konknni, Marathi, feels Eduardo

Former union minister and Congress leader Eduardo Faleiro batting for primary education in Konkani and Marathi languages called upon the Church run Diocesan Society of Education to switch over from English medium to a local language.Eduardo also criticized the level of education in government schools calling it low.Eduardo said that the government in 2006 had appointed committee headed by Madhav ... Read More »

Rains on break; will be back in 3-4 days

The monsoons came down with bang. Torrents of rain accompanied by thunder and lightning.But after a few days the monsoon seems to have disappeared. And it is hot and muggy as if it were the middle of the summer season. Please like & share: Read More »

A Tête-à-tête With Shah Of Hindutva

KULDIP NAYAR I find the followers of secular ideology as fanatic as others are. There was a furore over the visit of BJP president Amit Shah to my residence a few days ago. Critics over telephone and emails were numberless. And all that they said was “you should not have allowed him to visit you”. I want to put the ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

In Praise of Pastoral Letter IT has been reported that GPCC principal general secretary Altino Gomes, while speaking at the condolence meeting, said that before the death of former MP Shantaram Naik, the latter had informed him about the need to support Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao against the BJP workers lest they called upon the Archbishop ... Read More »

Govt failed to protect borders, is weak, cowardly: Congress

PTI   NEW DELHI The Congress Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the death of four BSF personnel in cross-border firing by Pakistan and labelled it “weak and cowardly” for failing to protect the country’s borders in the last four years. Congress leader Pramod Tiwari also accused the prime minister of insulting the martyrdom of the four ... Read More »

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