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Traffic Jams Eat Into Fuel TRAFFIC jams have become a regular feature on either sides of the Zuari bridge especially on weekends. Thousands of motorists were seen simmering with rage on Sunday after being caught in a massive traffic jam along the roads approaching the Zuari bridge which lasted for several hours. There are many fallouts of such massive traffic …

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‘Killing Fields’ Of Reckless Drivers

GANAPATHI  BHAT, AKOLA ROAD accidents continue to take place in the country, although   several measures have been taken by the government to increase safety. Ironically, it is not the small interior roads or state highways which are witnessing  a spate of road accidents. The national highways, with four lanes and service roads to boost, are the main culprits. There are …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Quality Of Education Apropos A F Nazareth’s letter, “Improving Quality Of Our Education” (NT, May 11, 2019), we have largely been using “stand and deliver” teaching model which has become obsolete. Here, a teacher enters a classroom and delivers the lecture and departs. There is no effort to involving students in the dialogue. It is, so to speak, a monotonous …

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Tasks Before Panaji MLA In Assembly

Nandkumar M Kamat After shaking hands and greeting him on his 62 birthday on December 13, 2017, I gifted two books to Manohar Parrikar. One was the Marathi memoirs by astrophysicist Jayant Naralikar and other was a huge tome- ‘Rising Star, The Making of Barack Obama’ by David Garrow.

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Slow Public Service

Poor technology and inadequate manpower come in the way The state government’s efforts to provide time-bound services to citizens under the Public Services Act have taken a beating in the Salcete taluka owing to poor internet connectivity, shortage of computers, printers, scanners and manpower. The talathis of the taluka, who have the responsibility of completing the process for facilitating issue …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Security At All Locations It is understood that the feast of Our Lady of Miracles at St Jerome church in Mapusa was celebrated with heavy security arrangement.

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Light Of Love In A Bitter Poll Season

By Jagdish Rattanani There should be no hesitation in condemning the remarks against the slain former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, even though these were in the thick of an election campaign.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MPs Need Good Oratory Skills MAY 12 Lok Sabha poll-day is all set to witness high-octane contests. One among them is the East Delhi seat where BJP’s Gautam Gambhir is taking on Atishi Marlena of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).  

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BJP Giving Mamata A Tough Time

Amulya Ganguli MAMATA Banerjee’s prime ministerial ambitions may have been severely jolted by the violence during the West Bengal elections which has recalled, according to a polling officer, what used to happen in Bihar a decade or so ago.

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Turning Point In Political War On Terror

Arul Louis China’s retreat from providing international protection for Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and its patron Islamabad, marks a milestone in the political and diplomatic war on terror with potential reverberations beyond the subcontinent. For a decade Azhar was cast as the touchstone of Pakistan-China friendship and flag-bearer in a proxy war on India. That finally ended on Wednesday …

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