Friday , 22 September 2017


Keeping Mobile Tower Radiation Under Control

Random tests of base transceiver station (BTS) sites conducted by the vigilance and monitoring wing of the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) have revealed that radiation levels from mobile towers in the state were well within the safe limits. Random tests were conducted over three-year period in the first-ever exercise in the country. The Telecom Enforcement and Resource Monitoring (TERM) cell ... Read More »

KTC Waits For Officers Who Can Turn It Round

THE state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation continues to make losses. After showing signs of recovery in 2015-16 with a nominal profit of Rs 5 lakh it has again slipped in red. It appears to be headed for yet another bad year, having already incurred a loss of over Rs two crore in the current financial year. Wasn’t the profit in the ... Read More »

Outsmarting The New Technology Of Prostitution

PROSTITUTION is now part of the e-commerce boom. Men seeking sexual service can get it at their doorstep, at home, hotel or any other location. The number of sex-selling websites is increasing. Most websites were created in the last three years, according to a study by an NGO, Please like & share: Read More »

The Battered Behemoth Moves At Slow Place

AFTER scouting for a suitable candidate for long, the Congress party has chosen Girish Chodankar, All India Congress Committee secretary and former Goa Pradesh Youth Congress president, to take on Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the by-election to the Panaji Assembly constituency. The Congress was forced to go on a wild goose hunt after Atanasio Monserrate, who was expected to ... Read More »

Ensure Accountability In Smart City Works

Panaji was selected for development under the Smart City Mission by the Union Urban Development Ministry more than a year ago and allocated Rs 108 crore. Please like & share: Read More »

Defusing Panaji’s Water Bomb

Panaji is sitting on a virtual ‘water bomb’ which could lead to serious health problems for people consuming water supplied through its corroded supply lines. The pipelines were laid during the Portuguese regime. Seepage of sewage water led to outbreak of jaundice a decade ago. In the past two weeks, some parts of the city received ‘contaminated’ water. Patchwork of ... Read More »

A Silver Lining In Pak’s Dark Political Sky

THERE is a cloud of uncertainty about how Pakistan will behave under a new prime minister. India too has to watch how diplomacy plays out. Nawaz Sharif invited trouble for himself by providing dubious documents in his support before Pakistan’s Supreme Court, whose verdict in the Panama Papers case forced him to resign. He and his family now have to ... Read More »

Goa Is Slothful In Implementing RERA

The state regulator appointed to implement the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) Sudhir Mahajan appears to be dragging his feet on the implementation of the path-breaking law aimed at protecting the interests of property buyers. While most of the states have framed and notified the RERA rules Goa is sleeping over it, though Mahajan, who is the secretary ... Read More »

Lalu Prasad Pays For His Nepotism

On Wednesday, an implosion ripped apart the ruling grand alliance in Bihar, whose significance to the national political scenario cannot be underestimated. Please like & share: Read More »

A Good Lesson For Goa Congress

Atanasio Monserrate, a known party hopper, has done it again. After hobnobbing with the Congress for some time, the former legislator has switched to the Goa Forward Party (GFP), leaving Congress leaders backing him as party candidate against Manohar Parrikar in the upcoming Panaji by-poll red faced. The happiest man must be Parrikar. Until yesterday, if All India Congress Committee ... Read More »

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