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Monitoring Social Media During Lok Sabha Polls

VARUN S D, BENGALURU The Election Commission of India has announced the polling dates for the upcoming 2019 general elections to the Lok Sabha in the months of April and May. The task appears to be a mammoth exercise considering several challenging factors related to handling logistical, security and manpower requirements, voter-verified paper audit trail/ electronic voting machine management, Election ... Read More »

‘Pak must take concerted action to dismantle terror groups,’ says Gokhale, Pompeo

WASHINGTON India and the US on Monday agreed that Pakistan must take “concerted action” to dismantle terrorist infrastructure and deny safe haven to all terror groups on its soil as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here, the highest level meeting between the two countries after the Pulwama terror attack that escalated Indo-Pak tensions. ... Read More »

All about the Konkani Fruit Fest

Miguel Braganza The Botanical Society of Goa (BSG) held its annual general body meeting last weekend and elected a new, and younger, committee to lead it for the next three years. Its first task will be to plan, organise and conduct the Konkan Fruit Fest 2019. The BSG has facilitated the Konkan Fruit Fest in Panaji since May 2003, with ... Read More »

Election of CCP Mayor today

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The crucial meeting of all the councillors to elect a new city mayor will be held Tuesday at a private hotel in the city, revealed reliable sources. There are two names surging ahead for the post of city mayor in the Atanasio Monserrate panel and rumours are rife amongst the councillors since early morning. There are ... Read More »

GSM to contest against BJP in State – but will support Modi at Centre

Goa Suraksha Manch has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections as well as the by-polls.But interestingly the GSM says that they will fight against the BJP in Goa and support Narendra Modi as prime minister at the centre.GSM will field Santosh Satarkar from Shiroda and Swaroop Naik from Mandrem.The GSM will announce a candidate for the Mapusa by-polls on 17th ... Read More »

Girish, Pratima front runners for Goa Cong Lok Sabha tickets as of now

The election dates for the Lok Sabha are out finally. With the 23 April date barely 45 days away, sources indicate that as of today after the screening committee meeting in Delhi the front runners for the North Goa Lok sabha seats are GPCC president Girish Chodankar and former union minister Ramakant Khalap.In South Goa, the front runner is Mahila ... Read More »

Parsekar hits out at BJP leadership

Survey cannot be done sitting in Panaji office, come to Mandrem and do the survey.This is how the Mandrem BJP cadre questioned his high command.They also hit out at Shripad Naik for announcing the name of Dayanand Sopte as BJP candidate for Mandrem by-polls.The BJP party workers had organised Nishtavanth Bhajap Karykarta Melava. Please like & share: Read More »

Pat on the back for pet food

Business is surging for pet food store owners in the state as local pet population grows by leaps and bounds, finds out Serilda Coutinho Please like & share: Read More »

Trump strikes trade terror

By Dr DM Deshpande   The hanging sword finally seems to have fallen on India; at least that is what America under Trump believes. On March 4, it’s trade representative announced the intention of the US Government to withdraw India from the list of trade beneficiaries (developing countries) under GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) program. While this might appear to ... Read More »

Pernem farmers show the way in paddy collection

The Pedne Taluka Shetkari Seva Society recently bagged an excellence award from National Cooperative Development Corporation, New Delhi. Bhiva Parab highlights the society’s achievement in encouraging farmers to do their best Please like & share: Read More »