Friday , 20 April 2018
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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 »

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No Rules For Traffic Personnel; Go Digital and Halt Malpractices The authorities are issuing challans for violation of traffic rules, towing two wheeler’s etc and collecting fine amount on spot. Please like & share: Read More »

Make Every Commercial Establishment Fire Safe

A good, positive and healthy trend is noticed among owners of small hotels, restaurants, bars and stores in Goa: they are becoming conscious of the risks from fire they run without any safety measures. Perhaps the warning from the administration is also doing its bit. Whatever it is, an increasing number of them are now approaching the state fire department ... Read More »

Salman Khan, Blackbucks And Untroubled Fans

THE sentencing of (in)famous Bollywood actor Salman Khan to five years of imprisonment by the Chief Judicial Magistrate (Rural) of Jodhpur, Rajasthan for killing two blackbuck antelopes near the Kankani village of Rajasthan has once again helped the Indian judiciary win great confidence of the people of this country. The usual scene is that the rich and famous never get ... Read More »

Sustainable Development Of Villages Under PDAs

AFTER the announcement by Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai of exclusion of villages from St Cruz and St Andre constituencies from the Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA), a demand has been raised for exclusion of Taleigao and Kadamba Plateau too. The groups that have made the demand have decided to take out a march to the ... Read More »

What Dalits Expect From Modi Govt

THE Supreme Court’s refusal to freeze its March 20 order – by which a private person accused under the Scheduled Castes /Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act could not be arrested without any police verification and a public servant could not be prosecuted without the approval of the appointing authority – borders on the excessive and immoderate, for heavens would ... Read More »

Need For Gradual Hike In Power Rates

The resistance to the recent power tariff hike from within the government, to which the opposition added its voice, has compelled Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar to reduce the quantum of hike.  He announced that the government would withdraw the hike of 4.9 per cent for the first 200 units and marginally increase the hike for subsequent 200 units. The explanation ... Read More »

Dhavlikars Should Address Discontent

All does not appear to be well within the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), the longest surviving regional party of the state. The dissension which was well within the party’s inner walls appears to have breached them and come out in open. Please like & share: Read More »

Hurdles Federal Front Has To Cross

The Congress has recently started making preliminary efforts to unite parties in opposition to revive the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to take on the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections next year. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Proposed Trump-Kim Meet Gives Hope For World Peace Early this month US President Donald Trump accepted the invitation of North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un for talks by the end of May. Please like & share: Read More »