Sunday , 21 April 2019
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Engaging Children To Fight Sexual Predators

The Judicial Magistrate First Class, Vasco has rejected the closure report filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case of the girl who was raped in her school premises in January 2013, keeping the doors of justice open to her. Please like & share: Read More »

Facilitating Escape Of High-Profile Defaulters

THE Central Bureau of Investigation’s defence of its decision to downgrade the Lookout Circular (LoC) for Vijay Mallya as “error of judgment” is poor, as it facilitated easy travel for former chairman of Kingfisher Airlines. In the first LoC issued on October 16, 2015, the CBI filled out the form checking the box ‘prevent subject from leaving India.’ However, the ... Read More »

Teaching Goan Students How To Go Up Ladder

MOST Goans do not do well at competitive examinations, including the ones conducted by the state government. The dismal results of the recent examination for recruitment of accountants as well as the examinations held by the Goa Public Service Commission (GPSC) have shocked everybody. The directorate of higher education has decided to form a panel to prepare a roadmap to ... Read More »

Hoping Imran Will Break The Deadlock

MINISTER of State for External Affairs V K Singh on Monday said the Army still rules Pakistan despite Imran Khan’s election as the new Prime Minister. Please like & share: Read More »

No Deterrence Yet To High-Profile Frauds

AMIDST allegations of soft pedalling of cases involving Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, the Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to file the second chargesheet in the scam involving Mallya. The CBI had filed a chargesheet against Mallya last year in connection with Rs 900-crore loan sanctioned by Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) in which senior officials ... Read More »

No Full Assurance About Fish Safety

The directorate of the food and drug administration (FDA) of Goa, and the department of health under which it functions, have failed to fully dispel people’s doubts about the safety of the fish imported from other states. The tests the health department was forced to make the FDA do for over a month at the two interstate border checkposts were ... Read More »

Power Theft In Goa Has Developed Into An Art

Power consumers in the state have been warned by the electricity department to get the excess load drawn by them regularised within the next 30 days. Failure to do so would lead to action being initiated under Section 10 of the Electricity Act which deals with unauthorised use/theft of electricity. The department says overdrawing of power by consumers causes tripping. ... Read More »

Upgrade ITI Courses For Better Placement

The decision of the managing committee of the Panaji ITI (Industrial Training Institute) to tie up with private companies for apprenticing students has resulted in 100 per cent placement of their alumni. The Panaji ITI signed an agreement with Hyundai two years ago and is in process of signing one with Siemens and another with a five star hotel for ... Read More »