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Congress Trying to Come Out of Quagmire

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI
The Congress finds itself in a real tight spot for the first time since its return to power in 2009 as part of the United Progressive Alliance. The entire Opposition united against it in demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to investigate the 2G telecom scandal, and put it on the defensive.

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Making a Difference

In 2003 Brazil launched ‘Bolsa Familia’ a scheme by which money was put straight in the hands of the poor without having to go through the bureaucratic system. Around 12 million families have now joined the scheme which ensures they get $12 a month (around Rs 500).

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Nature’s Fury

If global warming as articulated by the Greens looms large over the planet, how come it’s getting colder and not warmer? For the most of December almost all of Europe and parts of the United States and Canada have been battling record levels of snow fall.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

When PM is Ignored
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh is in a piquant situation. The fact that former telecom minister, A Raja did not heed his advice is indicative enough to show that Dr Singh lacks the will to put his foot down on certain issues. The Railway Minister, Mamata Banerji often throws tantrums flouting the guidelines from the PM and his office.

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Novo Dis Udetana

By J P Pereira
One can always live with hope.  Tomorrow is a new day.  Comedian Dominic’s latest ‘tiatr’ shows a ray of hope - all is not lost for Goa.  ‘Novo Dis Udetana’ could be a solution to most Goan’s problems.  But will the authorities accept?

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Tiatr Review – By J P Pereira

Devan Ghoddlem Munxean Moddlem
Menino de Bandar’s new drama ‘Devan Ghoddlem, Munxean Moddlem’ deals with marital fidelity and the evil man can do for his selfish pleasures.

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Not letting the big mad world get to you!

BY PRATIMA ACHREKAR| NT NETWORK
Today’s stressful lifestyle is a direct corollary to the deadlines, hassles, demands and frustration we face. Many people get habituated to stress, and it becomes a way of life for many. Stress is not always bad; it can help you to perform well at times.

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Dr Jack de Sequeira Memorial Awards presented

The 4th Dr Jack de Sequeira Memorial Awards, 2010 was presented to tiatrists and four sports personalities on December 27 at the Black Box, Kala Academy, to felicitate and honour those who excelled in the field of tiatr, culture and sports.

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Lucasinho Ribeiro’s Birth Anniversary

Tiatr Academy Goa in collaboration with Kala Academy Goa will celebrate the 147th Birth Anniversary of Lucasinho Ribeiro. He staged the first tiatr “Italian Bhurgo” on April 17l 1892 at Mumbai. The birth anniversary celebrations will be held at the Kala Academy, Panaji on January 2, 3:30 p.m. onwards.

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Time for kiddy tiatr

BY PRATIMA ACHREKAR | NT NETWORK
In order to explore the acting skills of children the Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) has come up with one-of-its-kind, Children Tiatr Festival that will be held from January 8-13.

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