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Headley’s Testimony Rips Off Pak Facade

The revelations made by Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley to a Mumbai court through video deposition on Monday have hardly left any doubt that there is no dividing line between the Pakistani army establishment and the terrorist groups.

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Farce of In-Flight Safety Demonstrations

Safety demonstrations by cabin crew on airplanes before take-off are done so routinely all of us passengers hardly even care for what those flight attendants are saying or doing. Passengers shut their eyes to take a nap,

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Sonu Nigam Makes Noise

Jet Airways has suspended five cabin crew members who were part of a chartered flight after aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) took serious note of an episode in which popular singer Sonu Nigam was allowed to sing Bollywood numbers using the in-flight announcement system.

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Bleeding To Stop Theft of Public Funds

ROMEL Sutharia, a Right to Information (RTI) activist was allegedly attacked on Wednesday by a group of unidentified persons outside the Collector office in Tapi district of Gujarat for allegedly seeking information and opposing ‘illegal mining’. 

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Far Away From Eyes of Society

PUNJAB Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal says “Goa is the easiest place in India to get drugs but there are hardly any arrests. Punjab is acting tough but gets branded as the drug capital.” More than hurting Goa, Badal’s intention was to defend the “indefensible” – the Punjab government’s gross failure in checking drug addiction among youth and farmers …

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How To Attract High-End Tourists

THE launch of helicopter services is good value addition to Goa tourism to attract high-end tourists. Helicopter services were earlier operated at the site without inviting any objections. But to this service local panchayat and local residents have raised objections. The government should have taken them into confidence beforehand by creating awareness of the project’s benefits and allaying their fears …

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Sharif Can’t Mean What He Says

PAKISTAN Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday “vowed” that his government would “go to any lengths” to uncover the alleged use of its soil in the January 2 attack on the air base in Pathankot by suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists. “The investigation into the Pathankot incident is underway and we will make its findings public soon. Whatever facts come out we …

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Making Goa’s Power Department Smart

THE Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has found that Goa’s power department has a much larger number of employees in proportion to Goa’s population and the number of sub-stations and wants it to be reduced.

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Tough Challenges Before New Party 

As we approach elections to the state Assembly in over a year, a new regional party, Goa Forward, has been formed, adding to over half a dozen regional parties – MGP, UGDP, GVP, GSRP, Shiv Sena and Goa Praja Party.

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No Dancing To The Tune of EDMs

The Goa State Pollution Control Board has found that Supersonic, one of the two electronic dance music (EDM) festivals held last December crossed the noise limits that could make the organizers liable for penalties when the National Green Tribunal (NGT) hears the case based on the inspection reports of the GSPCB.

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