Thursday , 22 November 2018
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Making Panchayats More Integrated And Effective

FOR the past two years many members of gram panchayats and zilla panchayats in Goa have been forced to function without a copy of the Panchayati Raj Act, the rule book for the self-government institutions, because the government has failed to print copies of Act and make them available to them. These grassroot representatives, who are to participate in law ... Read More »

India Continues To Be Unsafe For Girl Child

THE police have arrested a 65-year-old woman from Baina-Vasco for allegedly kidnapping, torturing and assaulting eight school girls aged between 11 and 12 years. The cruel irony is that all the victims were adopted by the assailant. They were students of a reputed school. The acts of violence could have gone undetected had it not been for the alertness of ... Read More »

Helping More Goans Get Into Private Sector

The participation of a number of Goa-based private companies in a job fair in Sawantwadi, Maharashtra a few days ago to recruit workers has raised concern in the state, forcing the state government to order a probe into it. Recruitments from outside the state by Goa-based companies took place at a time when thousands of people have been rendered jobless ... Read More »

Adulteration In Goa Dairy Board

All does not appear to be well in Goa Dairy, the oldest dairy in the state. It is currently witnessing a war between the chairman and his supporters on one side and eight of its directors and the managing director on the other. Please like & share: Read More »

GMCH Must Be Equipped For All Organ Transplants

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has ordered an inquiry into the lapses that led to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) missing out on receiving the kidneys from the cadaveric organ retrieval procedure from a brain dead person. The inquiry is aimed at knowing the gaps the health department needs to bridge to ensure that organs harvested in the state ... Read More »

EDMs Cause Loss To Public Exchequer

Months after letting yet another organizer of EDM (electronic, dance and music) festival scoot without paying taxes the state government has begun making efforts to recover the dues from Sudarshan Entertainment Private Ltd, the company that organised the ‘Timeout 72’ EDM festival at Vagator last year. Please like & share: Read More »

Ambedkar Bhakti Not Enough To Retain Dalits

There are growing signs of discontentment brewing among Dalit lawmakers of the Bharatiya Janata Party. At least four Dalit MPs have spoken out against government attitude to crucial issues relating to the Scheduled Castes. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria Inhuman Dozens of Syrians reportedly choked to death after a suspected chemical attack struck the rebel-held suburb east of Damascus. Please like & share: Read More »

Undiminishing Terror Threat Off West Coast

Goa was put on alert after a fishing trawler from India, which was seized by Pakistan, was released and there was intelligence input on Friday that on its way back, it could be carrying terrorists. The threat was not Goa-specific but covered the entire west coast that included locations in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Please like & share: Read More »