Thursday , 21 February 2019


Shadows on Border

The terror attack across LoC at Gurdaspur in Punjab on Monday brought back the chilling memories of terrorism of the 1980s and 1990s in the state. Will Gurdaspur be repeated? Will terror groups open new fronts in Punjab? – these are fears working on people’s minds. Please like & share: Read More »

This Ice Cream Is Not So Cool

A report was published in this newspaper to warn readers that ice products made by unregistered establishments and sold by street vendors in Goa’s towns and villages, very favourite items of refreshment for commoners, might not be safe to consume. Please like & share: Read More »

Save Accident Victims

Noting that one fatality takes place every four minutes in road accidents in India Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants hospitals to provide cashless treatment to accident victims. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP Finds A Scorpion To Sting Congress 

With the arrest of A M Wachasundar, whose job contract as director of Japan International Co-operative Agency (JICA) was terminated four days ago, the Goa government obviously intends to send out a message that it is acting fast and firmly in the case of alleged bribery of ministers and officials by US construction consultancy firm Louis Berger. Please like & ... Read More »

To Red Planet With ISRO

From Aryabhatta to Mangalayan, and with more than $100 million earned through launching 45 foreign satellites belonging to 19 countries till date, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) has come a long way. The silent revolution of space boys over the years has paid off. Please like & share: Read More »

Making Money and Men Safe at Banks

IT may not be a huge amount but theft of cash from a bank in Goa is very unusual and hence a matter of serious concern. According to preliminary reports, an insider’s involvement cannot be ruled out in the theft from the Bank of India, Mapusa branch on Wednesday, Please like & share: Read More »

Amitabh’s Afterthought

Reports in a section of the media suggested that Amitabh Bachchan took Rs 6.31 crore for a promo of Doordarshan’s new Kisan Channel, which was a pre-poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and launched in May. Please like & share: Read More »

Slow Progress On  E-Governance in Goa

THE monsoon session of the Goa Legislative Assembly begins coming Monday and it is good to find that two-thirds of the total questions received by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar were sent by MLAs online. At last Arlekar’s efforts to make the proceedings of the Assembly paperless seem to be paying. Please like & share: Read More »

Yakub Pays the Price

THERE is an unconventional view that Yakub Memon was a second-level player in the Mumbai blasts conspiracy, so he did not deserve to be sent to the gallows. The main conspirators were Tiger Memon and Dawood Ibrahim and several faceless ISI men.  Please like & share: Read More »

Red Signal For Bullet Train

The proposal for a bullet train corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad must be put on hold for an indefinite period. The cost of building it is estimated at Rs 1 lakh crore which is too huge an amount for Indian Railways to afford, even along the PPP route. If the work on bullet train corridor starts in 2017, the first ... Read More »