Wednesday , 14 November 2018
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Church Must Do A Rethink On Celibacy

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES All over the world special provisions are ensured to protect children from all harm and evil. In our own country we have the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, to effectively address sexual abuse and exploitation of children. When such importance is attached towards safeguarding children, it is simply incomprehensible how a predominantly Catholic country ... Read More »

Kerala Floods: Centre Needs To Do More

JAGDISH RATTANANI The people of Kerala are in distress. Rains here are usually bountiful but floods of the kind seen this season are unprecedented. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Remembering Vietnam War Hero John McCain American Senator and highly decorated Vietnam war hero John McCain finally succumbed to brain cancer at age 81. Please like & share: Read More »

How Teachers Built A Shallow Society

Nandkumar M Kamat Self righteous teachers alienated from realities of knowledge around us build an alienated generation disconnected from dynamics of a changing world. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Lynchings Must End The cow lynching exercise has in the last few days spread to Assam where again you have a BJP-led government. One person died in the incident and three were seriously injured which was sparked by allegations of the victims stealing cattle. Please like & share: Read More »

A BJP Titan in Nehruvian Mould

AMULYA GANGULI IT cannot be gainsaid that the Bharatiya Janata Party, as it is run today, will find it difficult to live up to Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s legacy of moderation. From this aspect, his death has come at an inconvenient time for the party because there will be constant reminders during the run-up to the four state assembly elections this ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Room For Junk Food THE University Grants Commission has directed all universities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on campuses. This is a step in the right direction that has been taken to prevent lifestyle diseases, obesity. The step will help set new standards for healthy food making the students live better lives. Junk foods ... Read More »

Goan Youth Need To Improve Competence

VIKAS KAMAT, MARGAO THE 8,000 candidates who appeared for the 80 posts of accountant in the common accounts cadre (direct recruitment) of the directorate of accounts have all failed to clear the preliminary examination. The notice on the examination had been advertised on October 31, 2017 and the exam was held on January 7, 2018. But the results were declared ... Read More »

Understanding Assertions Of Dominant Castes

GHANSHYAM SHAH   DOMINANT peasant castes occupying significant space in the economy and polity in their respective states are not giving up the battle for quotas. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Divisive Politics In West Bengal SO from now on we will have to learn about India’s Independence and formation of the republic not from our history books as well as historians of repute but from the BJP Please like & share: Read More »