Sunday , 17 February 2019

National News

Cong High command reprimands Monserrate

PANAJI: Taking serious views of the incident involving the state Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, in a case of “illegally” carrying monies in excess to the permissible limits, the Congress high command has not only reprimanded him but also warned him for the blunder and said that any future occurrence would be dealt with strictly.

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Arunachal CM no more

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Dorji Khandu, who went missing on Saturday on a flight from Tawang, is dead along with four others after their helicopter crashed in bad weather in the mountains and their bodies and the wreckage were located on Wednesday.

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Threats to journalists less now in South Asia: report

NEW DELHI:  On World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday, a report by the International Federation of Journalists  said that in comparison to previous years there was less threat to media person’s life in 2010 in South Asian countries, though challenges of decent wages and working conditions remain the same.
Moreover, the “sharp deterioration of an already bad situation in Pakistan far outweighed the relative improvement in the other seven countries” in the region, it added.

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