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Akiraj tricks his opponents again

NT Net Work   Margao A brilliant hat-trick by Akiraj Martins helped Sporting Clube de Goa hammer Guardian Angel SC 5-0 in the GFA under-20 Taca Goa football league played at Cansaulim grounds on Monday. The exceptionally talented Sporting Clube de Goa striker Akiraj scored in the 24th, 70th and 80th minute of play to complete his hat-trick. The other …

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AA Moira register smart win against YSC Colvale

MAPUSA A A De Moira came twice from being a goal down to register a hard fought 3-2 win over Youth Sports Club of Colvale in the GFA’s 3rd Division League -Bardez Zone match played at Duler stadium, here on Monday. Colvale side scored in the very 8th minute when Jovian Conceicao was brought down by Moira defender inside the …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Navelim Sporting get walkover Margao: Navelim Sporting  gained a walk over against Union of Chinchinim Villagers as the Chinchinim lads failed to turn up for the match on Monday in the ongoing Fr Basilio Andrade memorial football tournament organised by A A de Majorda Club and being played at Musson grounds, Majorda. Navelim Sporting will now meet Tuesday’s winners Velsao …

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Music Is The Next Medicine

Yet another research study has strongly pointed to the positive role of music in pain and stress management in patients after surgery. The study, published in the British journal ‘Lancet’, found that although music does not hasten recovery or shorten the length of hospital stay, it works so well as a pain reliever that patients need fewer prescription painkillers to …

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Consumers Pulse Rate Wobbly by Pulse Price Spikes

G Srinivasan     The beleaguered NDA government is now waking up to the hard reality of rural resentment in general and the farming community in particular. Having romped home to power on the alluring ‘achhe din’ promise in the mid-summer election of 2014, the cup of woes appears overflowing to the ruling party at the Centre with the latest …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Lesson For BJP This is with reference to the editorial ‘Bihar result is the rejection of Hindutva politics’ published on November 9 in ‘The Navhind Times’.  The BJP’s defeat  in Bihar at the hands of JD(U), RJD and Congress is a major personal setback for PM Narendra Modi as he had led the party election campaign from the front. In …

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Why Has The ‘Brainy Elite’ Woken Up Only Now?

Pachu Menon, Margao As the ‘award wapsi’ continues to attract the intelligentsia of the country, one is forced to comment that the debate that has erupted over ‘growing intolerance’ in India is politically recondite that any general discussion on the subject is somewhat beside the point considering its obscure nature. it would be appropriate at this juncture to point out …

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I have succeeded in creating my image: CM

Q: A year back, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to induct Manohar Parrikar into the Union cabinet and nominate you as the chief minister of Goa. What were the criteria followed by the party to nominate you for the chief minister’s post?

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No takers for minority student scholarships

Abdul Wahab Khan | NT PANAJI: Eight years after the launch of the pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means scholarships by the central government for the educational progress of minorities, the scheme does not seem to be popular in the state mainly due to the meagre scholarship amount and lack of awareness about the scholarships.

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Second autopsy conducted on Bismarque’s body

PANAJI: The second autopsy on the body of social activist Bismarque Dias was conducted on Sunday by a panel of three experts from the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim. The autopsy was ordered by additional collector, North, Swapnil Naik.

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