Sunday , 20 January 2019

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Is it still worth buying gold at Rs 18,000 plus?

Gold has crossed Rs. 18,000 per 10 grams; by the time you read this, it may be much beyond that; or it might be below that. Predicting prices is not my cup of tea.  But, in either case gold is much more expensive today that what it was only a year or two back. The question that I get asked very often is : Does it still make sense to buy gold ?

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UPA-II: Search for Scapegoats

WHEN the UPA government won the trial of strength on July 22, 2008, after the Left deserted the alliance, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh had famously said: ‘I am liberated.’ Ten months later the main ruling party had further humbled his former tormentors by winning the 2009 elections with impressive gains.

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Educating Muslims

MUSLIM school enrolment at secondary level is 10.2 per cent, higher than 9.8 per cent for Scheduled Tribes but at the same time lower than the Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes who have an enrollment percentage of 11.3 and 12.5 respectively.

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An Icon of Integrity

THE Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh has topped the chart of Newsweek’s list of ten world leaders as “the leader other leaders love”; it is indeed a matter of pride for India. India has produced many leaders, who had the opportunity to rub shoulders with the fraternity of world leaders, but Dr Singh is quite unique.

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Road Widening Not the Answer
THE Hindi movie “Hathkadi” starring Shatrughan Sinha and Reena Roy had many action scenes shot in the mining belt of Goa. The movie was filmed at a village called Pale near Sanquelim.

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No increase in number of shacks this year

PANAJI: The tourism department would start the process for allotment of shacks in the state from the first week of September and the allotment would be completed by the end of that month and would help the successful applicants to put them up before the tourist season begins in October.

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