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Atal Setu Will Ease Traffic According to the latest survey reports, more than 80,000 new vehicles are being added every year to the staggering numbers already in existence on Goa roads, taking the total number to around 14 lakh vehicles, which is almost equal to the population of this tiny state. The inevitable result of this monumental rise in numbers ... Read More »

When Political Rivalry Is Carried To Unhealthy End

PACHU MENON, MARGAO If the praises heaped on Rahul Gandhi by Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo and Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai for his humane gesture in visiting ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is anything to go by, we are about to witness a new chapter in statesmanship in Indian politics where animosities and personal tiffs between leaders will ... Read More »

George’s Journey From Firebrand Activist To Defence Minister

GANAPATHI BHAT, AKOLA Crumpled attire, uncombed hair, enigmatic emotions summed only one side of the man. A man who spoke ten languages and won seven Lok Sabha elections away from his home town Mangaluru in distant Bihar could not have been just a leader.  He was a trade union activist who was adored by workers. In the late 60s, the ... Read More »

2019: Priyanka May End Up Helping BJP

RAJDEEP SARDESAI This is the season for opinion polls with hyper-ventilating television anchors throwing a volley of numbers at dazed viewers with an authority that at times belies the spotty track record of many pollsters. And yet, in the absence of other more credible measurement tools for examining voter behaviour, T-20 style television forecasts are what we must turn to ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

On Traffic Sentinel Scheme The traffic sentinel scheme by itself is a good measure, which has since its inception been able to reduce traffic offences to a certain extent as evidenced by the recent reports of the traffic cell. Citizens are aware that besides the police there are individuals, who can now report traffic offences that can result in penal ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Medical Care Of Stray Animals In a bizarre incident several dogs and some cats were found dead near Santrem beach at Chicolna in Bogmalo and animal lovers suspect foul play in the death of the stray animals. Please like & share: Read More »

Gandhi’s Ideals More Relevant Today

Anil K Rajvanshi   THE nation will, on January 30, observe Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. This is also the year that we are celebrating Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. We should remember that the greatest apostle of peace lost his life in trying to bring different groups together. Please like & share: Read More »

The Garden Of Eden Is No More

Jagdish Rattanani The World Economic Forum (WEF) is almost half a century old now. It describes itself as “the international organisation for public-private cooperation” and says it is ‘committed to improving the state of the world.’ Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Fish Sale By Weight After the formalin scare, Goa is all set to get a testing laboratory. The state-of-the-art testing laboratory is to be set up at the SGPDA complex and is reportedly to be functional by March-end. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Honour The Deserving Person In His Life Time No one disagree with the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna bestowed upon to the former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika and late social activist and RSS veteran Nanaji Deshmukh. Please like & share: Read More »