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The Spectre Of No-Deal Brexit

 AMIT KAPOOR   AS the March 29 cut-off date for Britain’s exit from the European Union nears, there seems to be no consensus among its politicians on a withdrawal agreement.

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Resolve Seafarers’ Concerns GOAN seafarers have welcomed the proposal put forth by South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar before Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari for  allowing  the Vasco-based  mercantile marine department to hold ministry of shipping certificate of competency exam and all certification of safety courses. The central minister has also been urged to resolve  the issue of continuous discharge …

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The Spectre Of No-Deal Brexit

 AMIT KAPOOR AS the March 29 cut-off date for Britain’s exit from the European Union nears, there seems to be no consensus among its politicians on a withdrawal agreement.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dialogue Is The Way Forward LAST Friday was an eventful  day  as far as India’s continued fight against cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan is concerned. Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman  returned home from his nearly three-day captivity in Pakistan.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Implement 2006 Forest Rights Act I breathed a sigh of relief when Supreme Court  stayed its February 13 order directing the eviction of over eleven lakh forest-dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers across sixteen states whose claims for forest land rights have been rejected under the Forest Rights Act of 2006. 

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Lessons from Goa’s Past War Experience

Nandkumar M Kamat Till 1961 Goa had experienced so much upheaval in history that Goans would be the last people in the country to demand a war with Pakistan under present circumstances before exercising all other options.

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Patwa Toli, The IIT Factory Of India

GANAPATHI BHAT, AKOLA ‘Where there is a will, there is a way’ goes the popular saying. For a student, nothing is more satisfying than seeing his/her dream come true. Gone are the days of stereotypic success defining a person.   Now, successful men and women come irrespective of where they live – cities or towns or villages – and from all …

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Importance Of Being Well Informed

D C PATHAK We live in the Age of Knowledge that set in with the success of the information technology (IT) revolution at the beginning of the Nineties – 1991 is, in fact, acknowledged as the cut-off year between the new era and the earlier Industrial Age. It gifted a new level of connectivity across geographical frontiers that brought in …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Investigate Recent Fire Incidents It is shocking to note that over a kilometre long stretch of mangroves has been reduced to ash on the Bastora side of the National Highway 17. The fire that started on Wednesday reportedly continued burning till Thursday afternoon. It is common knowledge that mangroves grow in water-logged surroundings. Hence, it is surprising how the fire …

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