Wednesday , 19 December 2018
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Karnataka Verdict: Congress On The Downhill

KULDIP NAYAR   TACTICALLY the Congress has won the day even though the party has been rejected outright by the people of Karnataka which went to polls for the state legislature. In the process, the Congress has still managed to win 78 seats out of a possible 222 for which elections were conducted. The party high command went into a ... Read More »

India, Brazil Enrich Goa Declaration  

EDUARDO FALEIRO   WE celebrate this year seven decades of diplomatic relations with Brazil. Diplomatic relations between India and Brazil were established in 1948. Both the countries share many similarities. They are committed to democratic values and to foster economic growth with social inclusion. Their foreign policy is anchored on dialogue, peaceful resolution of conflicts and South-South cooperation. Please like ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Steep Hike In Fees For Forms THE state government has increased the fees for hard copies of forms, documents and certificates. The fee for Form I & XIV has been increased from Rs 15 to Rs 45 and for survey plan from Rs 60 to Rs 180 per holding. Please like & share: Read More »

The Glitz And Grime Of Mumbai

JAGDISH RATTANANI   MUMBAI’S civic buses were a source of pride. The acronym, BEST, for the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and  Transport undertaking, fitted well for a service that stood out among the services of the Mumbai municipality. Even today, seats are rarely if ever torn. Bus conductors return change. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Seeking Appointment With GMC Doctors ONE of the problems faced by the patients visiting the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim is getting appointment of  the concerned doctor. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Militants Active In Pakistan In our minds  November 26, 2008 has been etched forever as one of the worst days in Indian history when ten Lashkar-e-Taiba militants ably backed by the Pakistani military stormed in Mumbai and killed around 166 innocent people. Please like & share: Read More »

Need To Provide Clean Drinking Water

Dr Nandkumar Kamat Politicians are making foolish statements as more than 80 villages in North Goa parliamentary constituency are thirsting for clean drinking water and the north Goa BJP MP is allegedly talking about “humanitarian” solution to allocate water for Karnataka instead of quenching the thirst of his own voters first. Please like & share: Read More »

Building Ties With China With Caution

BINAYAK DATTA Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘informal’ summit with President Xi Jinping last fortnight was by all accounts one of those special international events of great interest laced with generous doses of the mysterious and the unknown – set in the best of historic and idyllic locales in Wuhan, China, with international media tumbling upon each other closely prying on ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Repair Mapusa Road The road from the Mapusa court junction leading to the Xelpem area in the town is in a pretty bad condition and full of craters, and it needs urgent repairs. A lot of people reside in the Xelpem area and the two-wheeler riders and motorists from the area are compelled to go through painful rides everyday when ... Read More »

Making Officials In Electricity Dept Accountable

JOHN ERIC GOMES, PORVORIM Army is generally successful in case of any emergency because right from recruiting the personnel with requisite physical and mental qualifications, they are trained for the job, with those in command answerable for any failure. This unfortunately is not the case in our government civilian services. Take for example the case wherein many parts of Goa witnessed a storm ... Read More »