Monday , 16 July 2018
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Remembering Revered Sage Dada Vaswani

Nandkumar M Kamat There is this particular verse (44) in “Nuri Granth’ volume IV,  “Nothing endures, and everything turns to dust, none survives in this land ruled by death: O Nuri! Only the Lord’s praises do sing, Only the Name Divine survives so repeat the Name Divine!” which sums up the philosophy of Sadhu Vaswani mission. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Automated Parking Meters Like other metropolitan cities in the country the state of Goa too is facing the problem of non-availability of parking space. With the number of vehicles increasing by leaps and bounds, the problem will only aggravate in the coming years if no solution is found. Please like & share: Read More »

The Scourge Of Social Media

BINAYAK DATTA DID you ever wonder  why in a courtroom  it is only the witness who is required to swear in the name of God, that he “shall speak the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth”,  whereas the bar and the bench would have no such requirements. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

This Fishy Business! GOA is in the grip of fish scare. But don’t worry, the growing fear of having eaten polluted fish will subside. And we Goans tomorrow will forget about what we are blowing hot and cold today. That is the way things happen in Goa, and our politicians know it too well. Please like & share: Read More »

Dangers Of Monopolies In Digital Space

AMIT KAPOOR IT was not very long ago that the daily dose of entertainment for the average Indian household came from the soaps that ran like clockwork at dinner time. Now, it is not uncommon to find those rituals replaced with discussions of the latest show on Netflix. The digital media company has taken the global entertainment industry by storm. ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Of Priests And Their Sins THIS is with reference to the letter ‘Unholy deeds of holy men’ by Robert Castellino (NT, July 11, 2018). More than defending the bishop and clergy, accused of rape of a nun in the controversial sex scandal in Kerala, the writer of the Catholic weekly ‘Indian Currents’ has rightly raised doubts about the rape charges ... Read More »

A Unifying Force

PACHU MENON, MARGAO PUTTING aside the worries and tensions of the troubled times, the world is celebrating the game of football. With millions across the globe glued to their TV sets enjoying the greatest sporting spectacle on earth, the FIFA World Cup has presumably achieved what no summit meeting of nations has ever managed to accomplish. For a change, football ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Unholy Deeds Of Holy Men RECENTLY a Delhi-based Catholic weekly ‘Indian Currents’ carried an article,   which attempts  to defend the clergy as regards certain happenings in Kerala. The recent incidents highlighted in the national press concerning the clergy in Kerala have embarrassed Catholics no end.  It is virtually impossible to defend the clergy except to say that like all others, ... Read More »

In Defence Of Death Penalty

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES THE review petition filed by three of the four convicts in the sensational 16 December 2012 rape of the 23-year-old girl in Delhi has been dismissed by the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence pronounced earlier saying that there was no miscarriage of justice. The parents of the rape victim have hailed the verdict and proclaimed that ... Read More »

A Historical Perspective On Fake News

SUDHANSHU RANJAN TWENTY-TWO people have been lynched in the country in the last two months because of rumours spread on social media. It has naturally raised concerns about fake news being dished out with impunity.  The Union government has expressed solicitude over the grave threat posed by it, but it does not have much leeway though Section 69 added to ... Read More »